SUNDAY: July 12, 2020: IT wasn’t only the fact that Brad Widdup made it 40 wins for the season on home turf today which gave him special pleasure.
THURSDAY: July 9, 2020: NOT even waywardness over the closing stages prevented Fenech from delivering another knockout blow to his rivals at Kembla Grange today.
SUNDAY: June 28, 2020: BRAD Widdup is not one for self praise!
SATURDAY: June 20, 2020: JUST like his namesake, he delivered a knockout blow to his rivals.
SUNDAY: May 24, 2020: BRAD Widdup kept a “jump” ahead of his rivals to chalk up his 30th winner of the season at Goulburn today with a filly who in all likelihood was having her final start.
SUNDAY: December 15, 2019: ONE was expected and the other a little unexpected…but it added up to a weekend double for Hawkesbury’s leading trainer Brad Widdup.
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.
MONDAY: November 18, 2019: THERE was “friendly rivalry” between Hawkesbury trainers Karen Outtrim and Garry Frazer at Bathurst last Saturday.
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 20, 2019: BATHURST one day, Royal Randwick the next…..and now for fabulous Flemington!
THURSDAY: October 10, 2019: TALENTED Hawkesbury filly Akari may get another chance to earn black type following a splendid performance to shed her maiden status at Wyong today.
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: March 5, 2019: THE “girls” are having a whale of a time with Ragazze!
SUNDAY: January 27, 2019: JUNGLIZED wins his third city race, Wonderbabe is on track for the $1m Inglis Sprint and Sandbar to trial again at Rosehill Gardens on Tuesday.
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.
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.
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.
WEDNESDAY: August 29, 2018: HAWKESBURY trainer Brad Widdup left Canterbury races today with both relief and contentment.
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.
SUNDAY: August 12, 2018: BRAD Widdup handled some champions during his lengthy stint with Crown Lodge, subsequently Darley and then Godolphin.
SUNDAY: July 29, 2018: BRAD Widdup modestly says “it’s only a number”.
MONDAY: March 26, 2018: THE Golden Slipper didn’t fit Sandbar, but Hawkesbury trainer Brad Widdup still continued on his winning way at the weekend and hopes to keep the momentum going at home tomorrow.
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.
SUNDAY: March 18, 2018: TRAINER Mike Van Gestel is heading back to Kembla Grange on Saturday to try and clinch Hawkesbury a second Polytrack Provincial Championships Final representative.
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.
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.