Stable Runners For Craig Widdison At Albury On Thursday

Jan 17, 2018

Craig Widdison will support Albury racing on Thursday, January 18 with four runners likely to compete with the first of the stable runners entering in a maiden handicap over 1175 m with Buster’s Princess kicking off the career as a four-year-old maiden from barrier 16 with Chelsea McFarlane aboard.

RACE 1 - ALBURY - THURSDAY 18 JANUARY, 2018 - ACCEPTANCES

1:08pm - M & S Graham Plumbing Mdn Hcp - Good(4) - 1175m - $20,000
Maiden, Handicap (Min HCP Wgt: 54.50) - +5m 1200 - 400, +1m remainder

5. Buster's Princess

BARRIER: 16 AGE: 4yo SEX: m PRIZE: $0

WEIGHT: 56.5kg COLOUR: ch WIN%: 0%

JOCKEY: Chelsea Macfarlane (a) SIRE: Strategic Maneuver PLACE%: 0%

TRAINER: C D Widdison at Wodonga DAM: Tacker's Sister (by Ideal Planet) API: 0.0

COLOURS: Light blue, orange diamond band, orange cap

OWNERS: J A Urquhart

WINS:

CAREER: 0:0-0-0

A debutante by Strategic Maneuver, will jump from a wide barrier and will wear a tongue tie first time out, after showing promise when finishing third of five and 900m barrier trial at Albury with Nick Souquet aboard arriving behind Late Charge and Macca’s Hero in that heat.

RACE 2 - ALBURY - THURSDAY 18 JANUARY, 2018 - ACCEPTANCES

1:43pm - Baileys Removal & Storage Mdn - Good(4) - 1400m - $20,000
Maiden, Set Weight - +5m 1200 - 400, +1m remainder

8. Blaze Of Glory

BARRIER: 9 AGE: 4yo SEX: m PRIZE: $1,585

WEIGHT: 57kg COLOUR: ch WIN%: 0%

JOCKEY: N Souquet SIRE: Keep The Faith PLACE%: 0%

TRAINER: C D Widdison at Wodonga DAM: Tottenham Girl (by Dash For Cash) API: 0.5

COLOURS: Red, aqua star, diagonal striped sleeves, red cap, aqua stars

OWNERS: A Coyne, Mrs C Coyne, J K Murnane, Mrs D Murnane, R Kiddle, D Traeger, S Irish, D Morris, T Barrow, D Kirley, P Prentice, W Oliver, L J McCarthy, J F McCarthy, R Gray, Runs Lika Deere (Mgr: C J Ludeman), S H R Racing (Mgr: R Willcox) & Back Blaze Drink For Dayz (Mgr: Mrs K Chomatek)

WINS:

CAREER: 3:0-0-0

Four-year-old mare Blaze Of Glory will compete in a maiden plate over 1400 m with Nick Souquet aboard the runner jumping from barrier (9), she resumes from a spell & was last seen finishing fifth of 16 over a mile at Wodonga.

She is back from a 20 week spell, without a barrier trial. First up last time she finished seven of 12 at Echuca.

Mr Fergus will run third up from a spell with Nick Souquet aboard the four-year-old gelding when competing in a class one combined maiden plate over a mile jumping from barrier 7, 3rd up from a spell.

RACE 3 - ALBURY - THURSDAY 18 JANUARY, 2018 - ACCEPTANCES

2:18pm - Martin Travel Albury Plate-C1 - Good(4) - 1600m - $20,000
Class 1, Set Weight - +5m 1200 - 400, +1m remainder

3. Mr Fergus

BARRIER: 7 AGE: 4yo SEX: g PRIZE: $17,785

WEIGHT: 59kg COLOUR: b WIN%: 20%

JOCKEY: N Souquet SIRE: Street Boss (USA) PLACE%: 60%

TRAINER: C D Widdison at Wodonga DAM: Spur Reef (IRE) (by Flying Spur) API: 3.6

COLOURS: Black and pink checks, black sleeves, pink cap

OWNERS: Jacka Investments Pty Ltd (Mgr: Mrs H M McPhee)

WINS: 1(1400)

CAREER: 5:1-0-2

Last time out he finished six of 8/1590 m at Wangaratta and is already a winner this preparation when winning fresh, a strong finisher who should rush late.

Northkape will kick off with new trainer Craig Widdison after formally being trained out of the Robbie Griffith yard when finishing nine of 10/1000 m eight weeks ago at Mornington in a BM 64 handicap.

RACE 6 - ALBURY - THURSDAY 18 JANUARY, 2018 - ACCEPTANCES

4:05pm - Signarama (Bm70) - Good(4) - 1000m - $20,000
Benchmark 70, Handicap (Min HCP Wgt: 54.00) - +5m 1200 - 400, +1m remainder

5. Northkape

BARRIER: 12 AGE: 5yo SEX: m PRIZE: $131,660

WEIGHT: 57kg COLOUR: b WIN%: 19%

JOCKEY: N Souquet SIRE: Kaphero PLACE%: 29%

TRAINER: C D Widdison at Wodonga DAM: Northeast Note (NZ) (by Stravinsky (USA)) API: 6.3

COLOURS: Orange, sharing winners logo, black and white striped sleeves and cap

OWNERS: Sharing Winners (C Dickinson), C & Mrs J Dickinson, D Humphries, T Walker, A Johnson, Ms K Lewis, P Varrasso, K Holley, A Campbell, Mrs G Campbell, D Campbell, M Campbell, I Hoult, Clanbrooke Racing (D Humphries), The Kablamo Racing (J Daymon), Barry Not Gary & C And N Racing (N O'Rega)

WINS: 4(1000)

CAREER: 21:4-2-0

She will be jumping here from an awkward barrier 12 with Nick Souquet aboard.

Craig has made a gear change in adding a tongue tie, & although there are concerns from a wide barrier, she steps out with first up form of five wins from two outings.

Best of luck to all connected at Albury on Thursday.