Stable Runners For Craig Widdison At Wodonga On Saturday

May 18, 2018

The Wodonga & district turf club on Saturday, May 19 will see seven events run under fine conditions racing on a soft five with the Widdison stable to supply a number of runners to the meeting.

The first of the stable runners will see a career first starter in Collis kickoff in a maiden plate over 1200m with John Keating aboard jumping from barrier six.

7 COLLIS
3 year old brown or black filly (7-9-2014) Sire: Skilled Dam: Twinciti (Citidancer (IRE)) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Mr a McDonald
Owners: G A Redding & Mrs V M Redding
Colours: Lime, Cerise Cap
Gear Changes: Winkers FIRST TIME

Facing the starter for the first time. Three-year-old filly by Skilled out of Twinciti. Didn't show much at a Tatura trial over 850m.

Race three will see Banger second up from a spell to be joined by Jake Duffy jumping from an awkward barrier 10 of 10 in the Jack Maher classic over 1200m.

6 BANGER
2 year old bay or brown gelding (18-10-2015) Sire: Shrapnel Dam: Beautiful Sound (General Nediym) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Kooringal Stud
Owners: Mrs K L Widdison, D P Mccormick, Mrs J Mccormick, M W Mccormick, Mrs M E Mccormick, C C Widdison, Mrs V M Sawatske & A S Lamont
Colours: Red, White Stripes, Black And White Hooped Sleeves
Gear Changes: Tongue Tie FIRST TIME, Winkers FIRST TIME

Trialled in preparation for debut last start. At debut, wide throughout and hung out in straight; 9th of 10 starters at Benalla 2yo Mdn Apr 27 over 1106m, 9-1/2 len behind Marcel From Madrid with 58kg.

Lord Laurie will compete in a BM70 Hcp over 1400m with Chelsea Macfarlane aboard jumping from barrier 1.

8 LORD LAURIE (Blks)
4 year old bay gelding (15-9-2013) Sire: Magnus Dam: Embers (Al Hareb (USA)) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Mr R H Sloane
Owners: R H Sloane & Mrs S M Sloane
Colours: Green, White Hoops, Blue Sleeves And Cap

Last start held ground to the line 2nd of 14 runners at Albury Hcp (C3) May 14 over 1400m, 3-3/4 len behind I Am Kalani with 59.5kg. Run before blundered at start; 6th of 15 runners at Wagga (Bm70) May 4 over 1200m, slow track; 3 len behind Fermanagh Lad with 57.5kg. Will appreciate the 2kg claim. On Quick Back up.

Race six will see Mr Coyne enter in a 0 to 58 Hcp Over 2050m with Nick Souquet aboard jumping from barrier 11.

4 MR COYNE
5 year old bay or brown gelding (26-9-2012) Sire: Reset Dam: Rich Ruby Red (Rubiton) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Jacka Investments Pty Ltd
Owners: Jacka Investments Pty Ltd (Mgr: Mrs H M Mcphee)
Colours: Black And Hot Pink Checks, Black Sleeves, Hot Pink Cap

Last start 11th of 13 starters at Wagga (Bm60) May 3 over 2000m, 10 len behind Balansa carrying 58.5kg. The start before that; blocked for run in straight; from last on the turn 6th of 10 starters at Wangaratta (Bm64) Apr 13 over 1590m, 3-3/4 len behind He's The Boss with 56.5kg. video below

Race seven will see 2 Widdison runners compete in a 0 to 58 handicap over 1590m with Makfi Lass to be ridden by Michael Poy jumping from barrier 1.

3 MAKFI LASS
4 year old chestnut mare (16-9-2013) Sire: Makfi (GB) Dam: Grand Performance (Palace Music (USA)) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Qatar Bloodstock
Owners: Ms A M Mchardy & J R Tyrrell
Colours: Royal Blue, White Star And Stars Sleeves, Royal Blue And White Star Cap

Last run 4th of 14 runners at Wagga F&M (Bm70) May 4 over 1400m, on slow going 2-1/2 len behind Levee Bank carrying 56kg. The run before 6th of 13 starters at Muswellbrook (Bm63) Apr 1 over 1450m, 2-1/2 len behind Iona Nicconi with 58kg.

6 RUBY SKYE (Blks)
4 year old bay mare (28-10-2013) Sire: Reset Dam: Rich Ruby Red (Rubiton) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Jacka Investments Pty Ltd
Owners: Jacka Investments Pty Ltd (Mgr: Mrs H M Mcphee)
Colours: Black, Pink Spots And Cap

Ruby Skye, will run second up from a spell to be partnered by Nick Souquet jumping from barrier five with a field of 14 to run.

Racing second-up today. First-up after five months slowly away and checked near 200m; eased back early on 5th of 13 runners at Wagga F&M (Bm63) Apr 15 over 1300m, 2-1/4 len behind Dutchesse Moshe carrying 55.5kg. Previously second-up slowly away (2l); 4th of 7 starters at Corowa Mdn in Nov last year over 1600m, 1-3/4 len behind Honorary Miss carrying 55kg.

Best of luck to all connected.