MONDAY: February 17, 2020: THE transfer of today’s scheduled Cessnock meeting to the Beaumont track at Newcastle proved a bonus for Brad Widdup.

Lightly-raced filly Icebath ($2.05 favorite) made a successful return to racing, landing the Maiden Handicap (1150m) and giving Hawkesbury’s leading trainer his 21st success of the season.

Widdup chose the Beaumont race for his three-year-old filly when the meeting was moved last week from Cessnock.

“I wouldn’t...