Stable Runners For Craig Widdison At Wagga On Friday

Jan 10, 2019

The Wagga Murrumbidgee turf club will host Events on Friday, January 11 with the country style TAB meeting to be held under fine conditions racing on a good 4.

The Widdison yard will saddle up a number of runners across the day with race three hosting two Widdison trained runners to compete over 1200 m with Burrum’s Buzz teaming up with Ms Kayla Nisbet from barrier 4 & last start winner As Bad As Tyson to be ridden by Ms Stacey Metcalfe from barrier seven of seven.

3 BURRUM’S BUZZ
6 year old brown gelding (2-10-2012) Sire: Zariz Dam: Burrum Beez (Guam Holiday) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Mrs W J Chivell
Owners: Mrs W J Chivell
Colours: Gold, Black Hoops, Gold Cap, Black Peak
Gear Changes: Tongue Tie OFF FIRST TIME

Resuming today after a nine months break. Finished off last campaign 9th of 12 runners at Morphettville (Bm90) in Apr last year over 1600m, slow track; 12 len behind Tatoosh carrying 54.5kg. First up last campaign 7th of 13 starters at Flemington in the LR March Stakes in Mar last year over 1400m, 1-3/4 len behind Sovereign Nation with 54kg. First run for new yard.

5 AS BAD AS TYSON
6 year old chestnut gelding (8-10-2012) Sire: Strategic Maneuver Dam: Western Success (Success Express (USA)) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Mr J Brown
Owners: D P Humphries, S C Gardner, Mrs M H Gardner, I Davies, Mrs H Davies, N J Peard, Mrs D H Peard, Mrs J Cleary, Mrs M A Gorupic, Mrs J Smith, Mrs R Cardwell, Ms F Young, R Franks, Mrs C A Boyd, F C Boyd & A Ierardi
Colours: Royal Blue, Gold Stripes And Hooped Sleeves, Quartered Cap

Freshened for 42 days. Last run won by 3-3/4 len (jumped awkwardly) Wodonga (Bm70) Nov 30 over 1300m defeating What A Hoot carrying 58.5kg. The race before that raced on the speed throughout before fading 7th of 8 runners at Albury Open Hcp in Oct over 1175m, 2-3/4 len behind Bulala with 56.5kg.

1 HELLEBORUS
4 year old bay or brown gelding (15-12-2014) Sire: Via Corone Dam: Imperatrice (NZ) (Kashani (USA)) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Mr D A Wallace
Owners: D A Wallace, D R Baxter, M A Cronin & M Dyordyevic
Colours: Red, Aqua Star, Diagonal Striped Sleeves, Aqua Stars Cap
Gear Changes: Winkers FIRST TIME

The career of Helleborus will kickoff in a maiden plate over 1200m with Nick Souquet to partner leaving barrier nine with a field of 13.

First race starter. Four-year-old gelding by Via Corone out of Imperatrice. Didn't show much at a Wagga Riverside trial over 1000m.

The 4yo Bay or Brown gelding will run in Winkers first time after a six of six barrier trial at Wangaratta saw the gelding finish 19.79 lengths behind Jungle Book when competing over a thousand metres.

Race six will see a maiden handicap over a mile with Saga to be ridden by Nick Souquet jumping from barrier nine with the runner to compete against a field of 13 for the distribution of $22,000.

2 SAGA (Blks)
4 year old bay gelding (27-10-2014) Sire: Al Maher Dam: Keaira (Shinko Forest (IRE)) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Mr A R Gorham
Owners: A Gorham & Mrs L M Gorham
Colours: Maroon, Silver Sash
Gear Changes: Blinkers FIRST TIME

Trialled in preparation for debut last start. Jumped when unwanted in the market at debut, slowly away and hampered near 200m; 11th of 14 starters at this track Mdn Plate Dec 24 over 1400m, 7-1/2 len behind Bianbarnie carrying 59kg

The final event on the card will see last start winner Ruby Red Socks compete in the Katrina Riley curtains and blinds class one handicap over 1300 m with Blaike McDougall leaving barrier one with a field of 13 to compete for the prize.

7 RUBY RED SOCKS
4 year old bay mare (27-9-2014) Sire: Von Costa de Hero Dam: Commands a Smile (Commands) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Jacka Investments Pty Ltd
Owners: Jacka Investments Pty Ltd (Mgr: Mrs H M Mcphee)
Colours: Black, Pink Spots And Cap

Third-up. Resuming wide throughout; 10th of 12 starters at Wodonga 3yo+ Mdn Nov 30 over 1100m, 5-3/4 len behind Banger carrying 56.5kg. Second run from a spell won by 1 len Canberra Mdn Dec 28 over 1300m defeating Sugar Pine carrying 55.5kg.

Good luck to all connected.