THURSDAY: April 9, 2020: BRAD Widdup didn’t expect Carte Blanche to win “upside down” at Wyong today – and may have inadvertently found the best way to ride her!
SUNDAY: March 29, 2020: SIZE doesn’t matter!
WEDNESDAY: March 25, 2020: BRAD Widdup has opted to rely on perennial placegetter Uprise on his home track at Hawkesbury tomorrow, and considers he is well placed to finally shed his maiden status.
THURSDAY: March 12, 2020: BRAD Widdup’s Goulburn success today was the 120th of his career – and he hopes to build on that with a Group 3 breakthrough in his home State at Kembla Grange tomorrow.
TUESDAY: March 3, 2020: HAWKESBURY’S leading trainer Brad Widdup is confident Icebath can make her mark in black type company.
MONDAY: February 17, 2020: THE transfer of today’s scheduled Cessnock meeting to the Beaumont track at Newcastle proved a bonus for Brad Widdup.
THURSDAY: December 26, 2019: BRAD Widdup could never have envisaged an unraced filly he was asked to train earlier this year after being bought online for only $10,000 could win her first three starts.
THURSDAY: November 28, 2019: BRAD Widdup took a phone call “out of the blue” some months back asking if he would train an unraced Medaglia D’Oro three-year-old filly.
SUNDAY: November 3, 2019: THERE could not have been a more fitting outcome.
WEDNESDAY: October 30, 2019: BRAD Widdup pulled the right rein with today’s Hawkesbury winner Switched, then headed to Melbourne to put the finishing touches to his first Melbourne Cup Day runner at Flemington.
SUNDAY: October 27, 2019: SCOTT Singleton is on the move in more ways than one.
SUNDAY: October 20, 2019: BATHURST one day, Royal Randwick the next…..and now for fabulous Flemington!
MONDAY: September 30, 2019: HAWKESBURY’S leading trainer Brad Widdup put an end to an exasperating month when lightly-raced filly Birdy broke through at Bathurst yesterday.
TUESDAY: June 25, 2019: SHE is the smallest horse in Brad Widdup’s stable, but there’s no doubting her toughness.
MONDAY: June 24, 2019: BRAD Widdup is banking on a gear change aiding a promising two-year-old filly to “fly” at Hawkesbury tomorrow.
THURSDAY: May 16, 2019: IT might not have been a Lionel Rose knockout punch, but a Niccirose knockout punch worked just as effectively at Wyong today.
TUESDAY: May 14, 2019: HAWKESBURY trainer Garry Frazer is hoping it’s a case of Group 1 déjà vu at Morphettville on Saturday.
TUESDAY: March 5, 2019: THE “girls” are having a whale of a time with Ragazze!
THURSDAY: December 27, 2018: BRAD Widdup is a man on a mission.
THURSDAY: December 6, 2018: BRAD Widdup could not have chosen a better assignment for lightly-raced Swelt to break through at Gosford today – and the colt ensured punters had no reason to be hot under the collar!
THURSDAY: November 29, 2018: BRAD WIDDUP can rest easily tonight.
SUNDAY: November 18, 2018: PERTH’S summer carnival is out for Hawkesbury’s Spright – but instead she has another interstate mission in the pipeline next autumn.
SUNDAY: November 4, 2018: HAWKESBURY trainer Brad Widdup is winning the “battle” with a horse he took over from a leading Sydney stable earlier this year.
THURSDAY: October 25, 2018: TRAINERS Scott Singleton, Garry White and Team Vigouroux each clinched their fifth winner of the season to post a treble for the “home team” at Hawkesbury today.
WEDNESDAY: October 24, 2018: HAWKESBURY trainer Scott Singleton is unconcerned that his promising mare Stock Up has missed lead-up trials to her resumption on her home track tomorrow.
SUNDAY: October 21, 2018: A pair of horses sold at the same yearling sale and a homebred provided Hawkesbury trainers with a treble on two tracks (Wyong and Nowra) today.
FRIDAY: October 5, 2018: AN impressive debutant and a “no frills horse” landed a Hawkesbury double at Gosford yesterday, taking the number of winners to 31 this season.
WEDNESDAY: September 19, 2018: HAWKESBURY trainer Brad Widdup at Warwick Farm today clinched his fourth city success this season – but there was both delight and frustration associated with the result.
SUNDAY: August 26, 2018: HAWKESBURY trainer Brad Widdup is keen to give Saturday’s Rosehill Gardens winner Za Zi Ba her chance to clinch a black type victory at the same track on Saturday week.
WEDNESDAY: August 1, 2018: CANBERRA trainer Darryl Rolfe can’t exactly remember the last time he raced a horse at Hawkesbury.
MONDAY: July 30, 2018: THE 2017-18 racing year is over for Hawkesbury trainer Brad Widdup and his apprentice Qin Yong – and what a season it has been for the pair!
FRIDAY: June 8, 2018: BROTHERS-IN-LAW Brad Widdup and Christian Reith have an extra incentive to score with cleverly-named youngster Yalanji at Hawkesbury on Sunday.
THURSDAY: April 26, 2018: TWELVE months ago Brad Widdup was a keen onlooker at Hawkesbury’s annual stand-alone meeting.
WEDNESDAY, April 25, 2018: HAWKESBURY trainer Scott Singleton went into “battle” on Anzac Day with runners at three different venues – and came up a winner.
MONDAY: April 16, 2018: HAWKESBURY trainer Scott Singleton expects to confirm Concessions as an addition to his stand alone team after she steps up in distance on her home track tomorrow.
WEDNESDAY: April 4, 2018: HAWKESBURY trainer Scott Singleton is headed for his best ever season at home, and has given an interesting pointer to the pick of his trio of runners in a TAB quaddie leg there tomorrow.
WEDNESDAY: March 28, 2018: PROMISING three-year-old Dissolution at Warwick Farm today became Hawkesbury’s 60th winner this year.
TUESDAY: March 20, 2018: THE Golden Slipper Stakes wasn’t even in Brad Widdup’s thoughts when he began his training career in the first week of April last year.
THURSDAY: March 15, 2018: THE quality of both Hawkesbury’s training facilities and its trainers has hit a new peak.
WEDNESDAY: March 14, 2018: BRAD Widdup clinched a first-up triumph with new acquisition Dissolution at Warwick Farm today, and now has set his sights on getting Sandbar into the Golden Slipper Stakes field.
MONDAY: March 5, 2018: NOEL Mayfield-Smith kicked off an Orange treble for Hawkesbury trainers today – and who could “deny” him this victory!
SUNDAY: February 11, 2018: THEY know each other well, so it was fitting that Hawkesbury trainers Brad Widdup and Matthew Vella each celebrated milestones yesterday – albeit at different tracks.
TUESDAY: January 30, 2018: IT was six of the best!
MONDAY: January 22, 2018: IT’S not often Hawkesbury trainers don’t figure in the winning list at Bathurst meetings - and it was no different today with three of them tasting success.
MONDAY: January 1, 2018: HAWKESBURY’S emerging trainer Brad Widdup celebrated the new year by winning his first race at Royal Randwick today.
THURSDAY: December 21, 2017: HAWKESBURY trainer Brad Widdup had no hesitation holding We Have Lift Off on the launching pad by missing a home track engagement last Sunday.
FRIDAY: December 15, 2017: MARK Newnham had just taken out his trainer’s licence 18 months ago when prolific owner Frank Cook offered him a yearling filly “who would take time”.
WEDNESDAY: November 22, 2017: UNDERRATED Hawkesbury three-year-old Junglized may be hunting bigger “game” at the Gold Coast in January.
SUNDAY: November 19, 2017: PATIENCE is a virtue – and Mitch Newman certainly has it.
SATURDAY: November 11, 2017: LEADING Hawkesbury trainer Scott Singleton stopped the Bjorn Baker Bathurst blitz yesterday – and didn’t mind one bit!
THURSDAY: October 26, 2017: JASON Attard almost pulled the pin when he went to inspect a filly with first-time clients Bruce and Di Spiteri.
THURSDAY: October 5, 2017: HAWKESBURY trainer Brad Widdup made it 13 wins for the new season with another city success, this time at Canterbury yesterday.
SUNDAY: September 24, 2017: THE winners keep rolling in!
THURSDAY: September 21, 2017: WHO said 13 was unlucky?
TUESDAY: September 19, 2017: EXPERIENCED Hawkesbury trainer Garry Frazer wasn’t at all surprised by outsider Living Choice’s barnstorming Bathurst success today.
THURSDAY: August 17, 2017: HAWKESBURY trainer Brad Widdup could not have wished for a better start to his career.
TUESDAY: August 8, 2017: THEY’RE keeping it in the family – and proving a pretty formidable team.
THURSDAY: August 3, 2017: IT was a “blinkin” good result for Hawkesbury trainer Karen Outtrim, who produced a 200-1 winner on her home track today.
WEDNESDAY: August 2, 2017: FRESH off his best ever season, leading local trainer Scott Singleton is looking to begin the new racing year in winning style at Hawkesbury tomorrow.
TUESDAY: July 25, 2017: HAWKESBURY trainer Brad Widdup celebrated a provincial breakthrough at Wyong today – with the help of brother-in-law Christian Reith.
MONDAY: July 17, 2017: SCOTT Singleton was quick to heap praise on jockey Christian Reith after Secret Mistress had broken through at Cessnock today.