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.
SUNDAY: December 24, 2017: CHRISTMAS came early for Hawkesbury trainers Brad Widdup and Mitch Newman at yesterday’s Bathurst TAB meeting.
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.
SUNDAY: December 17, 2017: HAWKESBURY trainer Mitch Kearney’s wife Desiree has a keen eye for a horse.
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: December 13, 2017: HAWKESBURY trainer Scott Singleton could have taken Poet’s Advocate to the bush yesterday and run him at Orange.
TUESDAY: December 12, 2017: YOUNG Hawkesbury trainers Mitch Newman and Jason Attard are on a roll.
SUNDAY: December 10, 2017: IT’S never easy following in “big brother’s” hoofbeats when he can boast five Group 1 victories.
FRIDAY: December 8, 2017: HAWKESBURY trainer Mitch Newman went within centimetres of his first provincial double at Gosford yesterday – but it was still a week to remember.
FRIDAY: December 8, 2017: AN excellent trackwork report has boosted Hawkesbury trainer Noel Mayfield-Smith’s hopes of clinching another victory with On Angels Wings at Sunday’s home meeting.
TUESDAY: December 5, 2017: HAWKESBURY trainer Mitch Newman is in no hurry with his “dainty filly” Supreme Escape, who notched another win at Orange today.
SUNDAY: December 3, 2017: THEY’RE still a few months away, but the Provincial Championships are in the back of Wanda Ings’ mind.