News About: Craig Newitt

Lady Le Fay needs plenty of luck in Ballarat Cup

Lady Le Fay needs plenty of luck in Ballarat Cup

16 Nov, 2016

Lady Le Fay will need better luck in the run than she had at the barrier draw after coming up with barrier twenty-two in the Listed $300,000 Ballarat Cup (2200m) at Ballarat on Saturday.

Craig Newitt, above, rides Lady Le Fay in the Ballarat Cup at Ballarat. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia.

The Chris …

Australian Cup A Target For Sandown Stakes Winner Redkirk Warrior

Australian Cup A Target For Sandown Stakes Winner Redkirk Warrior

12 Nov, 2016

Co-trainer David Hayes has revealed that the 2017 Australian Cup could be the long-term goal for Redkirk Warrior following his win in the 2016 Sandown Stakes at Ladbrokes Park on Saturday.

Redkirk Warrior fought-off Stratum Star to win the Sandown Stakes at Ladbrokes Park this afternoon. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Redkirk Warrior went into …

Track Condition Key for Tarzino in Caulfield Cup 2016

Track Condition Key for Tarzino in Caulfield Cup 2016

14 Oct, 2016

Jockey Craig Newitt gives Tarzino some chance of success in the 2016 Caulfield Cup (2400m) on Saturday, but concedes that the track may be too hard for the multiple Group 1 winner.

Tarzino may struggle on a firm track in Saturday’s Group 1 Caulfield Cup. Photo: Steve Hart

Tarzino returned to racing in autumn this …

Lankee Rupee to improve on Caulfield Sprint performance

Lankee Rupee to improve on Caulfield Sprint performance

12 Oct, 2016

Five times Group 1 winner Lankan Rupee might have plenty of class on his side but will benefit greatly fitness wise from his first race start in twelve months when he lines up in the Group 2 $200,000 Dilmah For Lovers Of Tea Caulfield Sprint (1000m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Lankan Rupee, above, will resume …

2016 Moir Stakes Results: Extreme Choice Wins

2016 Moir Stakes Results: Extreme Choice Wins

30 Sep, 2016

Three-year-old Extreme Choice returned to the races with a most impressive victory in the 2016 Moir Stakes at Moonee Valley tonight.

Extreme Choice swooped the field to win the Group 1 Moir Stakes this evening. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Jockey Craig Newitt and connections elected to settle Extreme Choice towards the tail of the field …

Newittt gives Vanbrugh good lightweight chance in Epsom

Newittt gives Vanbrugh good lightweight chance in Epsom

29 Sep, 2016

Top Melbourne jockey Craig Newitt is giving his mount Vanbrugh a good lightweight chance in the Group 1 $1m Epsom (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday.

Jockey Craig Newitt is giving Vanbrugh, above, a good lightweight chance in the Epsom at Randwick. Photo by Steve Hart.

Vanbrugh will only have to carry 51kg in the Epsom …

Tarzino to push forward in Turnbull Stakes

Tarzino to push forward in Turnbull Stakes

27 Sep, 2016

Caulfield and Melbourne Cup hopeful Tarzino will be asked to race in a more forward position when he steps out in the Group 1 $500,000 Yellowglen Turnbull Stakes (2000m) at Flemington on Sunday.

Trainer Mick Price is hoping Tarzino, above, will race in a more forward position in the Turnbull Stakes at Flemington. Photo by …

Blinkers fire up Hardham for Danehill Stakes

Blinkers fire up Hardham for Danehill Stakes

6 Sep, 2016

A dashing gallop with the blinkers on at Caulfield this morning has convinced trainer Mick Price to run Hardham in the Group 2 $200,000 Danehill Stakes (1200m) at Flemington on Saturday.

Defcon, above in green colours, is the early favourite for the Danehill Stakes at Flemington. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Price had originally planned …

Hardham the pick of Price’s 2 in H.D.F. McNeil Stakes

Hardham the pick of Price’s 2 in H.D.F. McNeil Stakes

23 Aug, 2016

Caulfield track man Rob Nicholson has selected Hardham as the pick of trainer Mick Price’s two entries for the Group 3 $150,000 H.D.F. McNeil Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield on Saturday.

Damien Oliver, above, rode Hardham in an early morning gallop at Caulfield. Photo by Ultimate Racing Photos.

Hardham worked with McNeil Stakes entrant and stablemate …

2016 Australian Derby Results: Tavago Upstages Tarzino

2016 Australian Derby Results: Tavago Upstages Tarzino

2 Apr, 2016

Tavago upstaged dominant favourite Tarzino to record an upset victory in the 2016 Australian Derby at Royal Randwick this afternoon.

Tavago was nothing short of outstanding in the 2016 Australian Derby at Royal Randwick this afternoon. Photo by: Steve Hart

It was one way traffic in the lead-up to the Australian Derby and Tarzino started …