Next NSW Race

Latest News

Stephen Jones Represented By Talented Trio At Gilgandra (Saturday)

By Tony Megahey

Wily veteran Stephen Jones through his lengthy association with heavyweight industry entrepreneur Gerry Harvey, and rising first season trainer Brett Robb provide the numbers and value throughout Gilgandra’s Saturday TAB meeting.

Scone-based trainer Stephen Jones. Image by Bradley Photographers

Between them, they are represented by eight restricted grade gallopers throughout the six-race TAB program and Nyngan’s Brett, the son of regional racing great Rodney Robb, is confident newcomers Our Monika and Flash Zariz can contend at odds.

“Lovely mare Our Monika, she’s forward enough, she’ll win a maiden sooner rather than later and this looks the right race for her - she had a soft trial into this and worked really well,” enthused Brett who rides his own work, has won nine races since attaining his licence in August and is increasing his numbers.

Our Monika contests the Spence’s Coaches All Aboard Maiden (1000m) from an inside draw with Clayton Gallagher riding.

Flash Zariz will be extended odds from a wide draw again for Gallagher in a Geronimo Farm Equipment Maiden (1280m) but Brett is positive.

“This prep he’s showing a lot more ability than his form indicates, he’s close to breaking through as well.  “He’s progressed, got better both starts off trials last prep and his work has been good,” Brett offered.

“If he wasn’t drawn so wide, I reckon this might have been his day, but he’s strengthened up into a nice type and this is a real steady maiden."

Meanwhile, Jones is one to watch with two Harvey-owned and well-bred runners in Swiss Diva in the second race maiden, well educated off four trials, and last start Armidale maiden winner Nana Neddy in a Mountain View BM 58 (1550m).

Both are Swiss Ace protégés. At present, the Gilgandra track is assessed as a Good 4 in fine weather.

View the final fields with full form & race replays for Gilgandra here

The Latest Racing News

Hawkesbury Winners - Tips For Saturday 6th March (Provincial Championships)

By Ray Hickson Tips and race by race preview by Ray Hickson for Saturday’s Polytrack Provincial Championships meeting at Hawkesbury ...
Read More

Amanda Ready To Kick-Start Her Career At Home (Wyong, Tuesday)

By Frances O'Shea Racing has been a huge part of Amanda Davis-William’s life and on Tuesday things steps up a ...
Read More

Racing Mates Hosting Central West Get-Together (28th March)

Racing industry participants in the Central West Racing District are invited to attend the next Racing Mates BBQ ‘Get-Together’ to ...
Read More

Sydney On-Track Punters Lead The Field For Autumn Racing Carnival

Australian Turf Club is leading on-course wagering initiatives in Australia’s strongest betting rings as it welcomes punters back for the ...
Read More

Attard's Having Another Crack At Hawkesbury Provincial Championships

Jason Attard and his wife Lucy Keegan-Attard 12 months ago at their home track excitedly qualified Munich for the Polytrack ...
Read More
Loading...
Racing NSW Apps
View
Mobile Version
Contact
Forms
Information
Industry Links