UNDERSTANDABLY, it’s been a quiet season on the racetrack for multiple Group 1 winning Hawkesbury trainer Garry Frazer following the retirement of his star mare Spright.
SUNDAY: December 8, 2019: HAWKESBURY trainers travelled far and wide at the weekend to collect four races.
WEDNESDAY: July 10, 2019: MARIA Sharapova might have been an early Wimbledon casualty last week – but her equine namesake proved a hit with punters at Warwick Farm today.
MONDAY: July 1, 2019: HAWKESBURY trainer Garry Frazer hasn’t given up hope his star mare Spright will secure one of the remaining five slots in the $14m The Everest, but concedes she may have run her last race.
TUESDAY: June 11, 2019: TRAINER Garry Frazer has confirmed a riding switch for Spright when she chases the final Group 1 of the season at Eagle Farm on Saturday week.
MONDAY: May 27, 2019: GROUP 1 specialist Glen Boss will ride Hawkesbury’s star mare Spright in Saturday week’s $1.5m Stradbroke Handicap at Eagle Farm.
MONDAY: May 20, 2019: HAWKESBURY’S star sprinter Spright may yet get another chance to chase Group 1 glory before season’s end.
TUESDAY: May 14, 2019: HAWKESBURY trainer Garry Frazer is hoping it’s a case of Group 1 déjà vu at Morphettville on Saturday.
SUNDAY: May 5, 2019: HAWKESBURY trainer Garry Frazer ended a 20-year Group 1 hiatus when Spright overpowered her rivals in yesterday’s $600,000 TAB Classic (1200m) at Morphettville.
SUNDAY: March 24, 2019: ANOTHER outstanding interstate performance has trainer Garry Frazer contemplating giving Spright another shot at Group 1 glory at Royal Randwick on Saturday week.
MONDAY: March 18, 2019: SYDNEY’S wet weather has influenced a trip to Melbourne for Spright to chase Group 1 glory at Moonee Valley on Friday night.
FRIDAY: March 1, 2019: TRAINER Garry Frazer has scrapped VRC Newmarket Handicap plans for Spright and instead is focusing on another interstate Group 1 assignment.
SUNDAY: February 24, 2019: SPRIGHT’S luckless fifth in yesterday’s Group 1 Oakleigh Plate (1100m) at Caulfield has earned the classy Hawkesbury mare a shot at another Melbourne feature sprint – the $1.25m VRC Newmarket Handicap (1200m) at Flemington on Saturday.
SUNDAY: February 17, 2019: CLASSY Hawkesbury mare Spright will have a new rider when she chases Group 1 glory at Caulfield on Saturday.
TUESDAY: January 29, 2019: WINX might have been the cynosure of eyes at Rosehill Gardens trials this morning, but it was Spright who was the apple of her trainer Garry Frazer’s eye.
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 11, 2018: HAWKESBURY trainers have racked up a half century of winners in just over the first three months of the new season.
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.
SUNDAY: October 28, 2018: CLASSY Hawkesbury mare Spright is coming home but will soon be off on another Group 1 adventure – this time to Perth.
TUESDAY: October 23, 2018: AN outside barrier hasn’t dimmed Hawkesbury trainer Garry Frazer’s confidence in Spright’s Group 1 prospects at Moonee Valley on Friday night.
MONDAY: October 15, 2018: JASON Attard’s season breakthrough winners led a four-winner haul by Hawkesbury trainers at Orange today.
FRIDAY: October 12, 2018: HAWKESBURY trainer Garry Frazer has decided to skip a planned $500,000 assignment at Royal Randwick tomorrow with his classy mare Spright – and wait another week.
MONDAY: October 1, 2018: STAR Hawkesbury mare Spright is back home after a career-best interstate performance to prepare for a crack at The Everest “consolation” at Royal Randwick on Saturday week.
THURSDAY: September 20, 2018: IT’S been nearly two decades since respected Hawkesbury trainer Garry Frazer and gun Melbourne jockey Damien Oliver shared a Group 1 triumph.
SUNDAY: June 24, 2018: HAWKESBURY trainer Garry Frazer turned the Brisbane winter carnival clock back 23 years by winning with Spright at Doomben yesterday – and is now looking ahead to Sydney and Melbourne in the spring.
THURSDAY: June 21, 2018: THE “old firm” was back in winning touch at Hawkesbury today, and trainer Garry Frazer hopes he can turn it into an even bigger success with Spright at Doomben on Saturday.
WEDNESDAY: May 23, 2018: EXPERIENCED Hawkesbury trainer Garry Frazer is hoping his home track meeting tomorrow will be the start of a big couple of days for the stable.
THURSDAY: April 12, 2018: BRAD Widdup started Hawkesbury’s winning momentum this year on New Year’s Day – and added to it at Wyong today.
SUNDAY: April 1, 2018: HAWKESBURY trainer Garry Frazer’s son Jordan gave his father an early confidence boost for Spright’s resumption at Rosehill Gardens yesterday.
WEDNESDAY: March 28, 2018: PROMISING three-year-old Dissolution at Warwick Farm today became Hawkesbury’s 60th winner this year.
SUNDAY: February 18, 2018: HAWKESBURY trainer Garry Frazer had an express purpose in going bush yesterday with his handy stayer Go Benny – and it worked.
SUNDAY: October 22, 2017: HAWKESBURY trainer Garry Frazer has been in racing long enough to know all about handling the game’s ups and downs.
TUESDAY: September 12, 2017: CLASSY Hawkesbury sprinter Spright is ready to embark on a new campaign as a “stronger mare”.
THURSDAY: August 24, 2017: ONE is an established trainer coming off his best season to date. The other is a newcomer to the ranks who has made a blazing start.