Month: July 2018

Oxford Tycoon delivers on the potential he has shown

Oxford Tycoon lived up to the expectations of trainer Kim Waugh with an impressive five length win in the MATCHMASTER – I.P.D – HANECO 2YO C&G MAIDEN PLATE over 1100 metres. The Written Tycoon colt was third in a Listed race on debut last preparation, before finishing a close fifth, in the Group 2 Skyline. […]

Beach training working for Andrew MacDonald

Andrew MacDonald is chasing back to back wins at Wyong on Tuesday with Happy Mo and Our Lady Violet. McDonald, based at Medowie on the outskirts of Newcastle, considers advice received from Australia’s leading trainer Darren Weir has helped with his recent success. Weir set up a temporary base at Williamtown during the Autumn carnival […]

Racing NSW $24m prize money increases to drive participation

Racing NSW has consulted widely on its new Strategic Plan and given careful consideration to the matters raised by industry participants. Accordingly, the integral objectives of the plan are defraying the costs of owners, enabling trainers to improve their cash flow and business viability as well as providing a stimulus for improving field sizes, especially […]

Cosimo “in the blue” wins for Drew

    Warwick Farm based Laurie Wray was concerned her colt Cosimo ($3.50) wouldn’t make his Wyong race after a traffic accident held them up enroute to the course. Normally a two-hour trip, the drive took Wray over three hours and she arrived at the track with minutes to spare. The drama was forgotten after the […]

Kris Lees best ever season can continue at Wyong

A break-out season for Kris Lees looks set to continue at Wyong on Saturday with the stable saddling up eight runners at the club’s Christmas In July race meeting. Records continue to tumble for Lees, with his current winners tally of 181 for the 2017-2018 season, surpassing his previous best by 20 with two weeks […]