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BARTLEY CHASING HOME TRACK WINS

Tracey Bartley is heading towards his best season in more than a decade and hopes to add to his tally with four home track runners on Saturday. Bartley has 23 winners to date in 2019/2020, along with a host of frustrating placings but has also enjoyed black type success with In Good Time claiming a […]

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SHERRY TAKES THE LEAD

By Grahame Timbrell, Photos Steve Hart Tom Sherry, the former Irish apprentice who only started riding in Australia last October, has hit the lead in the NSW apprentices’ premiership after riding a winning double at Wyong on Thursday. Sherry won the Doylo Maiden (1350m) in a boil over on the Paul Perry trained La Jolie […]

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CUNNINGHAM COUNTING ON KIMMYLEE

Clare Cunningham is enjoying one of the best seasons in her short training career and is hoping to further her success at Wyong on Thursday. The Warwick Farm based trainer, who saddles up two runners at the meeting, is only a couple of wins short of her best season with six weeks to go. The […]

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ANOTHER HOME TRACK WIN FOR THOMAS

By Frances O’Shea, Photos Steve Hart Veteran local trainer Stan Thomas was in the winner’s circle with his tough mare Ondo Pasa in a race honouring a fellow Wyong trainer Johnnie Roberts. The six-year-old brought up her eighth career win and the third on her home track. She was disappointing at her last start at […]

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GIBBO SHOOTING FOR MORE WINS

Andrew Gibbons heads to Wyong on Thursday hoping to continue a winning run. Gibbons is finishing the season strongly with 10 winners over the past two weeks, bringing up his 100th winner at Newcastle on May 26. “I know I won’t reach last year’s record of 137 but I’m hoping to get as close as […]

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GOOD NEWS DAY FOR WAUGH

By Frances O’Shea, Photos Steve Hart Kim Waugh is excited about the prospects of Great News after the filly’s breakthrough maiden win at her third start. The Uncle Mo three-year-old put more than a length on her opposition on the line to take out the TAB.COM.AU MAIDEN over 1100m, courtesy of a patient ride by […]

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WIDDUP BANKING ON CHANGE OF LUCK

Brad Widdup is keen to end a frustrating run of seconds when he saddles up four runners at Thursday’s Wyong meeting. Widdup has had 12 seconds in the past seven weeks and jokingly believes he’s on track for some sort of record. “I’d be breaking a second’s record for sure,” he laughed. “It’s been incredibly […]

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REINVEST EARNS TRIP TO QUEENSLAND

By Frances O’Shea, Photos Steve Hart The Waterhouse/Bott trained Reinvest is headed to the Queensland winter carnival after making it back to back wins with an impressive victory at Wyong. The Newhaven Park bred three-year-old was a Newcastle winner on debut and handled the step up in distance and grade to score a tough win […]

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RYAN BANKING ON WYONG STATS

Gerald Ryan isn’t big on statistics but knows that Wyong has always been a happy hunting ground for his stable. The stats show Ryan has produced more winners at Wyong than any other provincial track and he’s hoping to add to that tally on Thursday. He saddles up four runners across the seven-race meeting and […]

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MORTON TO TARGET CUPS WITH ACOUSTIX

By Frances O’Shea A Tamworth Cup start could be on the agenda for the Tas Morton trained Acoustix after his tough win in the WWW.TAB.COM.AU CONDITIONAL PROVINCIAL CUP – CLASS 4. The well-bred Snitzel gelding, ridden by Jenny Duggan, led throughout to win the feature race by almost two lengths. “It was a very gutsy […]