SUNDAY: BRAD Widdup sprang a $101 surprise on punters at Newcastle yesterday – but Hawkesbury’s leading trainer wasn’t shocked.
THURSDAY: July 4, 2019: MIKE Van Gestel became Hawkesbury’s 26th winning trainer this season when underrated Charlie Chap scored first-up on his home track today.
TUESDAY: June 25, 2019: NOEL Mayfield-Smith is ever a realist.
THURSDAY: September 27, 2018: NOEL Mayfield-Smith couldn’t recall the last time he clinched a double – and hopes it is the start of better fortune ahead for his stable.
SUNDAY: July 15, 2018: HAWKESBURY trainers are finishing the 2017-18 season with a flourish.
MONDAY: March 5, 2018: NOEL Mayfield-Smith kicked off an Orange treble for Hawkesbury trainers today – and who could “deny” him this victory!
MONDAY: February 19, 2018: HAWKESBURY trainer Mike Van Gestel recalled jockey Blake Spriggs for Cheeky Bella at Bathurst today – and he didn’t let him down.
SUNDAY: February 18, 2018: ANOTHER six of the best for the second time in a few weeks!
SUNDAY: December 31, 2017: JAMIE Thomsen ended 2017 in winning style at Scone yesterday and hopes to begin the new year by causing an upset with his first runner at Royal Randwick tomorrow.