Year: 2018

General Manager – Wyong Race Club role advertised

Wyong has advertised just advertised the newly created position of General Manager. The successful applicant will have a key business development role to play at the Wyong Race Club (Club) to maintain and deliver all aspects of the Club’s strategy. The primary role of the position is to provide ongoing support to the CEO, while leading the […]

Kris Lees produces another two smart 3yo fillies at Wyong

Kris Lees looks to have another couple of smart three-year-old fillies in his stable after Evalina and Power Rush won their respective races. In a stable littered with three-year-old stars like Miss Fabulass and Smart Melody, foreman Keyren Forbes believes the two Wyong winners could both have bright futures. “It’s exciting times for the stables […]

High hopes for Jeff Englebrecht with 8 year old Profiler

Three months ago Wyong trainer, Jeff Englebrecht, decided that while Profiler might be eight years old it might not be too late to try something new with a horse that up until then had been solely a   sprinter. On Sunday at Wyong Profiler will tackle 1600 metres for the first time in the Mingara and […]

Champion trainer Chris Waller claims another Wyong Gold Cup

Owner breeder Nick Vass has had nine Group 1 victories in the past but classes the victory of Carzoff in the $160,000 Listed CARLTON DRAUGHT WYONG GOLD CUP as up with his best racing moments. Vass was a four-time placegetter in the prestigious Cup when he had runners trained by Neville McBurney but shrugged off […]

Last year’s winner Destiny’s Kiss heads Gold Cup nominations

Last year’s Wyong Gold Cup winner Destiny’s Kiss heads a strong line-up of nominations for the 2018 race to be run on Friday. Trainer Joe Pride has given the 10-year-old gelding a similar preparation to 2017, running him in Saturday’s Group 3 Premier’s Cup, following a short let-up. The renowned Cup specialist showed he can […]

Dubaiinstyle books a Wyong Gold Cup berth

  Phillip Pollicina is hoping for a chance to claim his second Wyong Gold Cup if Dubaiinstyle backs up in the $160,000 race on Friday. The six-year-old earned a spot in the prestigious race with a dominant win in the 2100m TRAVEL ASSOCIATES ERINA WYONG CUP PRELUDE – CLASS 4 HCP. Pollicina was an owner […]

Rain forecast for Wyong has Jeff Englebrecht smiling for one

Jeff Englebrecht is happy to concede his mare Villarrica is stepping up in grade in Sunday’s 2100m Wyong Cup Prelude but believes a significant weight advantage will help her cause. The Smart Missile mare is one of 10 acceptors for the Travel Associates Erina Class 4 Prelude, with the winner gaining a start in the […]

Harper’s Choice heading to Wyong for Gold Cup

Harper’s Choice will line up in the $160,000 Carlton Draught Wyong Gold Cup at the end of the month following his strong win at Rosehill on Saturday. Gerald Ryan confirmed the Street Cry gelding had pulled up well following his victory in the 1800m Premier’s Cup Prelude. “At this stage, all being well, Wyong will […]