Fran O’Shea’s Racing Previews

Stay tuned for Fran’s race day previews released before each WRC race meeting.

Fran's Racing Previews

NEWNHAM PLANNING FOR WINNING END TO SEASON

Mark Newnham is hoping his two runners at Wyong on Friday will help him end the 2019/2020 season on a high. Newnham has trained a personal best 65 winners for the season and has two more meetings, Hawkesbury and Wyong to add to the tally. “It’s my fourth season and we’ve produced more winners each […]

STILL REIGNING HOPING TO LIVE UP TO EXPECTATIONS

Still Reigning has a long way to go to live up to her famous sister but the Portelli stable hope she can get off on the right foot at Wyong on Tuesday. The $800,000 filly, a half-sister to Golden Slipper winner She Will Reign (Photo – Source: The Chronicle), is sure to attract plenty of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]