MONDAY: September 24, 2018: HAWKESBURY trainer Brad Widdup and country riding ace Greg Ryan joined forces for the first time at Bathurst today – and enjoyed immediate success.

Widdup’s victory with recent acquisition Battle Fury ($2.70 joint favorite) in the Maiden Plate (1408m) gave him his fifth win of the season and kicked off a treble for Hawkesbury trainers on the seven-race program.

Karen Outtrim and Garry Frazer notched their opening wins of the season by scoring with...