WEDNESDAY: July 29, 2020: SOUTH Coast trainer Mike Cattell took a punt earlier this year when he purchased a “claustrophobic” mare online for $600 after she had trialled nine times in Tasmania without beginning her racing career.
SUNDAY: July 12, 2020: RACHEL King will celebrate another birthday at season’s end – and with it in all likelihood a history-making Hawkesbury jockeys’ premiership.
WEDNESDAY: November 6, 2019: THEY are both riding for the same stable at Hawkesbury tomorrow, and the rivalry will be keener than ever for different reasons.
SUNDAY: July 14, 2019: BELATED efforts by Jason Collett and Rachel King today failed to steal a Hawkesbury riding premiership from under Tommy Berry’s nose.
FRIDAY: April 26, 2019: KRIS Lees is looking forward to taking on the Waller Army with interesting newcomer Sixties Groove in tomorrow’s $200,000 Group 3 Livamol Hawkesbury Gold Cup (1600m).
Whilst Sydney’s training supremo Chris Waller dominates the Cup field with seven of the 12 runners, seeking to win the race for the third time after Coup Ay Tee in 2013 and Amovatio (2016), Lees is by no means throwing the towel in.
THURSDAY: January 17, 2019: BRAD Widdup continued his excellent season by clinching his 22nd victory with a three-year-old Snitzel colt at Gosford today.
THURSDAY: November 8, 2018: HAWKESBURY trainer Garry Frazer is hoping it will be a case of “third time lucky” with Spright at Flemington on Saturday.
WEDNESDAY: May 9, 2018: TALENTED young trainer Clare Cunningham is hoping a last-minute decision will bring a change of Hawkesbury fortunes tomorrow for both her and her sole representative.
THURSDAY: November 23, 2017: THEY won the opening two races and then the last….but not with the horse punters had expected!
THURSDAY: November 9, 2017: THREE local trainers ensured Godolphin’s James Cummings didn’t take all the spoils at today’s Lander Toyota Ladies Day Cup meeting at Hawkesbury.