Next NSW Race

Latest News

Mongolian Wolf Howls In Packer Plate

By Brad Gray

Mongolian Wolf had only been with Darren Weir for two weeks but the results were instant for his new owners with the ex-Kiwi claiming the Group Three Mostyn Cooper Frank Packer Plate (2000m).

In a further boost to the staying New Zealand three-year-old form, Mongolian Wolf had previously run third to Gingernuts in the Avondale Guineas before failing in the NZ Derby.

Brenton Avdulla was travelling sweetly son of Pluck and although he made hard work of it in the end, he proved too strong for Veladero.

“He is a lovely horse and I was always confident I was on the right horse and I had a perfect run in transit,” Avdulla said.

“I got out to the middle (of the track) and didn’t really want to be there but he is a nice horse and I am sure he is on for a big prep in Queensland.

“You are full of confidence when riding a Darren Weir-trained horse and I am very close with Australian Bloodstock, they have taken me all over the world.”

Mongolian Wolf travelled sweetly throughout

Weir deflected the credit to former co-trainers Murray Baker and Andrew Forsman for sending the Queensland Derby-bound three-year-old across ditch is such terrific order.

“I can’t take all the credit there. Murray Baker had him before me so big thanks to Murray for the order that the horse came over to me in,” Weir said.

“The last 300m the horse was coming under a bit pressure and wanting to lay out but I’m sure with that run under his belt that problem will come right. He was a beautiful sound horse when he turned up so I hope he stays that way.”

All of the results and replays at Randwick on Saturday

The Latest Racing News

Randwick Winners - Tips for Wednesday 25th April

By Ray Hickson Tips and race by race preview by Ray Hickson for Wednesday’s Anzac Day meeting at Royal Randwick ...
Read More

Today's Canterbury Park Barrier Trials Will Proceed

Today's Canterbury Park barrier trials will now proceed with water to be restored within the next 20 minutes ...
Read More

Celebrity hair stylist Joh Bailey takes the reins for Fashions on the Field at Hawkesbury

It’s not just about racing thrills at the TAB Stand Alone Saturday at Hawkesbury Race Club on Saturday 28 April ...
Read More

Rider Replacements For Glyn Schofield - Randwick - Wednesday

R1 No 1 – African Academy – Blake Shinn R2 No 6 – Orcein – Tye Angland R3 No 2 ...
Read More

Cradle Has A New Mountain To Climb

By Ray Hickson Emerging four-year-old Cradle Mountain will be out to justify the mini-boom he earned himself in an unbeaten ...
Read More
Loading...
Racing NSW Apps
View
Mobile Version
Contact
Forms
Information
Industry Links