Next NSW Race

Latest News

Clark & Moore Post Winning Trebles At Hawkesbury

Hawkesbury trainer Garry White believes there will be plenty to “write home about” in future with Letter To Juliette.

White made the prediction after his lightly-raced Dane Shadow filly had clinched a breakthrough success on her home track yesterday. A clever Tim Clark ride got Letter To Juliette ($4.20) home in the Richmond Club Metro & Provincial Maiden Handicap (1500m).

Clark sensibly ensured the filly always had front-runner Sacred Edge ($7.50) in her sights, then hit the front in the closing stages and held out the finish of Sensacova ($6).

It was Letter To Juliette’s sixth start, and White wisely chose yesterday’s event to lift his filly into the winning list.

The Metro & Provincial Maiden carried a $40,000 purse - $10,000 more than standard provincial prizemoney.

“I thought it was the right race for her,” White said afterwards. “And Tim rode her well. He kept her in touch when Sacred Edge got an easy lead, and I knew she would keep coming at the end.

“I believe she has a bright future, and will handle longer distances.”

White freshened Letter To Juliette after she had finished sixth to Just Two Vees in a Hawkesbury Maiden (1800m) on May 18.

She had previously finished second to Eerised in a 2000m Benchmark 60 Handicap - also on her home track – nine days earlier. Letter To Juliette won a 1250m barrier trial on her home track on June 19 to ready her for yesterday’s assignment.

White has won six races at home this season for his long-standing client Grahame Mapp’s Hobartville Stud, and also the Listed South Pacific Classic (1400m) with Generalissimo at Royal Randwick on April 8 during The Championships.

Generalissimo then finished a luckless fifth to Shazee Lee in the Group 3 Hawkesbury Guineas (1400m) three weeks later before being rested.

Clark’s success on Letter To Juliette was the start of a Hawkesbury treble. He also won the next two races for trainer Gary Moore on favorites Hostwin Shadow ($3) and Risen ($2.10).

Moore also celebrated a great day at Hawkesbury by clinching a treble. After scoring with the former pair, he also won the Hawkesbury Living Cancer Trust Class 1 Handicap (1300m) with Josh Parr’s mount Hostwin Meraki ($5).

Moore took four horses to Hawkesbury, and all earned prizemoney. His other representative, Lucky Machu ($21), finished third in the Hawkesbury Race Club Motel 2YO Maiden Plate (1000m).

Miss any of the action? Watch replays of all Hawkesbury's Thursday races here.

The Latest Racing News

Licensed Trainer Carl Poidevin Lodges An Appeal

Licensed trainer Carl Poidevin has lodged an appeal against conviction and penalty after being found guilty by Racing NSW Stewards ...
Read More

Minister Launches Major Upgrade To Shoalhaven City Turf Club

Minister for Racing Paul Toole joined with the Parliamentary Secretary for the South Coast Gareth Ward and executive representatives from ...
Read More

Vale Mr Tom 'Spider' Barker

Racing NSW has been informed of the overnight passing of Mr Tom Barker. Affectionately known as ‘Spider’, Mr Barker was foreman ...
Read More

Appeals Update – Racing Appeals Tribunal

Before the NSW Racing Appeals Tribunal Samuel Kavanagh Samuel Kavanagh lodged an appeal to the NSW Racing Appeals Tribunal against ...
Read More

Trainer Reports To Stewards - Velaro (Wellington, Tuesday)

Please note trainer Cameron Crockett has reported to Racing NSW Stewards in relation to VELARO (R7, no.4 at Wellington on ...
Read More
Loading...
Racing NSW Apps
View
Mobile Version
Contact
Forms
Information
Industry Links