News About: Ben Smith

Spring plans in place for Tattersall’s Tiara favourite In Her Time

Spring plans in place for Tattersall’s Tiara favourite In Her Time

22 Jun, 2017

Trainer Ben Smith has already pencilled in a Spring Carnival program for In Her Time who will step out as the favourite for the Group 1 $500,000 Sky Racing Tattersall’s Tiara (1350m) at Doomben on Saturday.

In Her Time, above, will be set for Spring Carnival Campaign after the Tattersall’s Tiara at Doomben. Photo by …

In Her Time’s wide barriers continue in Tattersall’s Tiara

In Her Time’s wide barriers continue in Tattersall’s Tiara

21 Jun, 2017

Trainer Ben Smith’s wish for a single digit barrier draw for In Her Time failed to come true with the mare coming up with gate sixteen in the Group 1 $500,000 Sky Racing Tattersall’s Tiara (1350m) at Doomben on Saturday.

In Her Time, above, has drawn another wide barrier in the Tattersall’s Tiara at Doomben. …

Smith hoping for single digit barrier for In Her Time in Tattersall’s Tiara

Smith hoping for single digit barrier for In Her Time in Tattersall’s Tiara

20 Jun, 2017

Newcastle trainer Ben Smith has put in two requests for his mare In Her Time in the lead up to the Group 1 $500,000 Sky Racing Tattersall’s Tiara (1350m) at Doomben on Saturday, some fine weather and a single digit barrier.

Trainer Ben Smith is hoping for a good barrier for In Her Time, above, …

Doomben move confirmed for 2017 Tattersall’s Tiara

Doomben move confirmed for 2017 Tattersall’s Tiara

31 May, 2017

Racing Queensland have confirmed that the 2017 Group 1 $500,000 Sky Racing Tattersall’s Tiara (1350m) will be run at Doomben on June 24.

Newcastle mare In Her Time, above, is heading towards the G1 Tattersall’s Tiara. Photo by Steve Hart.

The Tattersall’s Tiara Race Day is the last of the major Brisbane Winter Carnival meetings …

Stradbroke Handicap switch to Doomben will favour In Her Time

Stradbroke Handicap switch to Doomben will favour In Her Time

31 May, 2017

High class mare In Her Time will be favoured by the switch from Eagle Farm to Doomben of the Group 1 $1.5m Stradbroke Handicap (1350m) on June 10.

The Doomben track will suit In Her Time, above, in the Stradbroke Handicap. Photo by Steve Hart.

This Saturday’s Queensland Oaks meeting and the Stradbroke Handicap meeting …

In Her Time Too Good in Millie Fox Stakes

In Her Time Too Good in Millie Fox Stakes

18 Feb, 2017

In Her Time has led from the start to finish to record a dominant win in the Group 2 Millie Fox Stakes (1300m) at Rosehill Gardens.

In Her Time led from start to finish to win the Group 2 Millie Fox Stakes at Rosehill Gardens. Photo: Steve Hart

The Millie Fox Stakes was delayed for …

In Her Time Wins 2017 Breeders Classic

In Her Time Wins 2017 Breeders Classic

4 Feb, 2017

In Her Time showed an impressive will to win to deliver trainer Ben Smith the biggest win of his career in the 2017 Breeders Classic at Royal Randwick this afternoon.

In Her Time was too tough for Egyptian Symbol in the Breeders Classic at Royal Randwick this afternoon. Photo by: Steve Hart

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In Her Time to be vetted before Breeders Classic

In Her Time to be vetted before Breeders Classic

1 Feb, 2017

Newcastle trained mare In Her Time will have to pass a vet’s check when she arrives on course before being cleared to run in the Group 2 $200,000 China Horse Club Breeders Classic (1200m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Danish Twist, above, is the early favourite for the Breeders Classic at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.…

Former Jockey Dies Aged Just 26

Former Jockey Dies Aged Just 26

30 Mar, 2011

The Australian racing community has been deeply saddened by the loss of former jockey Ben Smith.

In tragic circumstances it is believed Smith may have taken his own life in his Essendon home just north of Melbourne on Monday afternoon.

Smith was just 26 years old and had a racing career plagued by weight issues …