Month: August 2018

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 […]

Nothing Bizarre about this impressive win

A home track victory with his first runner of the new season has Tracey Bartley hopeful he can better last season’s tally of 22 winners. So Bizarre started $1.30 favourite in the NORTHROP CONSULTING ENGINEERS 4YO&UP MAIDEN over 1100m and while tested in the straight, scored a good debut win at his fifth start. Bartley […]

Wyong announces $6m Track & Training Master Plan

    Wyong Race Club has unveiled its $6 million Track and Training Master Plan which includes an all-weather training track to be built that will support an increase in the training capacity by 30% over the next couple of years. The Club is planning to increase capacity from current 220 to around 300 horses able […]

Waugh stable winning run to continue at Wyong

Kim Waugh is hoping to continue her success of the 2017-2018 season with two good chances at her home track meeting on Friday. Waugh, who took out the title of leading Wyong trainer with 46 wins, saddles up Joy For Us and Nuclear Burst at Friday’s Westpac Rescue Helicopter Charity Race Day. It was a […]