Stable Runners For Craig Widdison At Wagga On Monday

Jun 03, 2018

The Wagga Murrumbidgee turf club will race on Monday, June 4, with the Craig Widdison Yard supplying two runners to the seven-event card with a soft five currently posted racing under fine conditions.

The first of the stable runners will see Banger a last start runner-up in the Lamont classic two-year-old handicap over 1300 m with Nick Souquit aboard jumping from barrier five with a field of 8 to run.

2 BANGER BOBS Bonus Scheme
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

Had two starts to date. 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. Second-up jumped awkwardly and blocked for run near 600m; 2nd of 8 runners at Wodonga 2yo Hcp May 19 over 1200m, 2-1/2 len behind Cardinet with 58kg.

Race six will see Purrpussful under Nick Souquit jumping from barrier nine with a field of 12 to run in a benchmark 70 handicap over 1400m.

Last start jumped awkwardly; always near the tail ran last at Sandown-Hillside 4yo+ M (Bm78) May 16 over 1400m, on slow going 6-1/2 len behind Hectopascal with 55kg. Before that checked near post; 3rd of 14 runners at this track F&M (Bm70) May 4 over 1400m, slow track; 1-1/4 len behind Levee Bank carrying 58kg.

Good luck to all runners and owners at Wagga on Monday.