Stable Runners For Craig Widdison At Albury On Sunday

Mar 17, 2018

The Craig Widdison team will take two runners to Albury on Sunday, March 18 with cloudy conditions forecast racing on a current good (4), with seven events to be run.

The first of the stable runners will see last start winner Blaze Of Glory to compete from barrier 10 with Chelsea MacFarlane aboard the four-year-old mare contesting in a field of 11.


2:30pm - Kinross Woolshed Htl Plate-C1 - Good(4) - 2000m - $20,000
Class 1, Set Weight - +3 m 1200-400, remainder true

BARRIER: 10 AGE: 4yo SEX: m PRIZE: $11,605
WEIGHT: 57kg COLOUR: ch WIN%: 17%
JOCKEY: Chelsea Macfarlane (a) SIRE: Keep The Faith PLACE%: 17%
TRAINER: C D Widdison at Wodonga DAM: Tottenham Girl (by Dash For Cash) API: 1.9
COLOURS: Red, aqua star, diagonal striped sleeves, red cap, aqua stars
OWNERS: A Coyne, Mrs C Coyne, J K Murnane, Mrs D Murnane, D Morris, R Kiddle, T Barrow, D Traeger, S Irish, W Oliver, P Prentice, R Gray, Mrs K L Widdison, L J McCarthy, J F McCarthy, Runs Lika Deere (Mgr: C J Ludeman), S H R Racing (Mgr: R Willcox) & Back Blaze Drink For Dayz (Mgr: Mrs K Chomatek)
WINS: 1(1600)
CAREER: 6:1-0-0

Blaze Of Glory was last seen finishing first of seven over a mile at Towong and is off the back of a short backup and is having her first start at this distance.

The final event on the Albury card will see the stable saddle up Lord Laurie for an 1175m BM60 with Stacey Metcalfe aboard the four-year-old gelding jumping from barrier 8.


5:00pm - Naughtin Development Grp-Bm60 - Good(4) - 1175m - $20,000
Benchmark 60, Handicap (Min HCP Wgt: 54.00) - +3 m 1200-400, remainder true

BARRIER: 8 AGE: 4yo SEX: g PRIZE: $59,845
WEIGHT: 62kg COLOUR: b WIN%: 16%
JOCKEY: Ms S Metcalfe (a 1.5) SIRE: Magnus PLACE%: 53%
TRAINER: C D Widdison at Wodonga DAM: Embers (by Al Hareb (USA)) API: 3.1
COLOURS: Green, white hoops, blue sleeves and cap
OWNERS: R H Sloane & Mrs S M Sloane
WINS: 2(1175), 1(1000)
CAREER: 19:3-2-5

Last time out the runner finished fourth of 13/1170 m at Wangaratta when competing in a BM70 handicap and is a winner of 2 this preparation, has very strong Albury form, will likely race on the speed and has drawn to be given some hope.

Good luck to all connected.