Next NSW Race

Latest News

Winning A 'Common Purpose' For Goulburn Trainers

Goulburn trainers stood tall on their home track on Monday, notching wins in three of the eight races contested on the day.

In a race meeting hosting plenty of depth and an array of visiting trainers, it was the home grown gallopers that stole the show by making the early races on the card their own.

One of the most popular wins on the day was that of the John Bateman-trained Common Purpose. The gelding was just about ready to pay rent on the runner-up's stall at Goulburn after notching four consecutive seconds on his home track in his first four starts.

However, he was able to hold off all challengers in race four, a maiden over 1500m, to breakthrough for a well-deserved win despite carrying 60kg.

The Danny Williams stable had earlier hinted that a big day might be in store for the locals by producing debutante Cartel to win the opening event.

The two-year-old started the popular elect with punters but looked a forlorn hope at the 600m mark, spotting the leaders almost eight lengths.

From there though the Street Boss colt turned heads with an explosive last furlong that secured the major prize and a winning start for local trainers.

Salesman then continued the winning theme for Goulburn-stabled runners by delivering in race two, a class two event over the 1000m. Resuming for the Sarah Murray-Leslie stable, the consistent three-year-old took the lead at the top of the straight and fought on strongly in the run home with apprentice Jean Van Overmeire in the saddle.

Goulburn secretary-manager, Robyn Fife, said the winning results for local trainers topped off what was a strong race meeting: “We were thrilled to host a strong contingent of visiting trainers and owners anyway, but to see our local horses do so well is a real credit to both our trainers and our track facilities,” Ms Fife said.

Goulburn Race Club’s next meeting will be on Friday 7th July. For race programming information visit Racing NSW's Race Diary or follow the club on twitter @goulburnraces

View the full results with race replays for Goulburn here

The Latest Racing News

Wyong Winners - Tips For Sunday 21st October

By Ray Hickson Tips and race by race preview by Ray Hickson for Sunday’s meeting at Wyong. Selections based on ...
Read More

What You Missed - Saturday 20th October

By Brad Gray At Royal Randwick Ryan Answers Burning Questions Burning Crown doesn't miss the start, he is just slow ...
Read More

A New Reign Begins For Portelli

By Brad Gray At Royal Randwick Gary Portelli admitted to feeling the pressure with Time To Reign, the relation to ...
Read More

Fresh Is Best For Charlie's Mollymook Cup Hopes (Nowra Sunday)

It’s back to business for Charlie Chap who will attempt to win the Mollymook Cup first-up at Nowra on Sunday ...
Read More

Gary Harley's Last Word On Newcastle (Saturday)

By Gary Harley Classy Hawkesbury four-year-old Playard, potentially the best horse racing at Newcastle on Saturday, resumes in the 1200m ...
Read More
Loading...
Racing NSW Apps
View
Mobile Version
Contact
Forms
Information
Industry Links