News About: Craig Widdison

Star Rolling Primed for Lord Stakes

Star Rolling Primed for Lord Stakes

22 Dec, 2015

Star Rolling ran on for a credible fourth in his second start this campaign a fortnight ago, and co-trainer Craig Widdison is confident the notable gelding is primed for another competitive performance in Saturday’s Listed Lord Stakes (1700m) at Caulfield.

Co-trainer Craig Widdison is confident Saturday’s Lord Stakes at Caulfield is the right race for …

Memsie Stakes Return For Trevieres

Memsie Stakes Return For Trevieres

25 Aug, 2015

Trevieres will make his long awaited return to the races in the 2015 Memsie Stakes at Caulfield on Saturday and co-trainer Craig Widdison is hopeful that the imported galloper can run well fresh in the Group 1 event.

Trevieres has not been seen at the races since he finished a close second behind Solzhenitsyn in …

Vain Stakes On The Agenda For Green Card

Vain Stakes On The Agenda For Green Card

8 Jul, 2015

Co-trainer Craig Widdison has revealed that the 2015 Vain Stakes at Caulfield on August 15 could be on the agenda for rising three-year-old Green Card.

Linda Meech has steered Green Card to his two race wins this preparation. Photo by: Adrienne Bicknell

Green Card made his racing debut with an unlucky effort in the CRT …

Australian Cup the Target for Star Rolling

Australian Cup the Target for Star Rolling

29 Jan, 2015

Unable to make much of an impact over four starts following an impressive first-up win the Group 2 P.B. Lawrence Stakes (1400m) over spring, trainer Peter Morgan is confident Star Rolling has returned to full fitness ahead of an autumn campaign geared towards the Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m).

Star Rolling will target the Group …

Averau Begins Adelaide Cup Preparation

Averau Begins Adelaide Cup Preparation

29 Jan, 2015

While Peter Morgan & Craig Widdison lament the fact that the Group 2 Adelaide Cup (3200m) is not run in January, the trainers have opted to run Averau in the Doriemus Handicap (2000) at Flemington Racecourse on Saturday to keep the mare fresh.

Renew is one of 11 rivals Averau will face in the Doriemus …

Averau Tasmanian Bound after Bagot Handicap Win

Averau Tasmanian Bound after Bagot Handicap Win

2 Jan, 2015

A trip to the Apple Isle next month to target the Hobart Cup – Launceston Cup double could be on the cards for the Peter Morgan and Craig Widdison-trained mare Averau after her barnstorming Bagot Handicap win on New Year’s Day.

Jockey Linda Meech boasts four wins from seven recent rides aboard Thursday’s Bagot Handicap …

2015 Oakleigh Plate May Figure for Eloping

2015 Oakleigh Plate May Figure for Eloping

16 Dec, 2014

Co-trainer Craig Widdison has revealed brave filly Eloping has returned to work at Whittlesea this week in preparation for a 2015 autumn preparation which may begin in the Group 1 Oakleigh Plate (1100m) at Caulfield.

Trainer Craig Widdison has revealed the Group 1 Oakleigh Plate may figure as the first point of call for Eloping …

Eloping Takes Out Blue Sapphire

Eloping Takes Out Blue Sapphire

15 Oct, 2014

Talented filly Eloping led from start to finish to record another tough victory in the 2014 Blue Sapphire at Caulfield this afternoon.

Eloping continued her winning form with a tough win in the 2014 Blue Sapphire at Caulfield this afternoon.

Eloping jumped from the gates well, but was challenged for the lead in the early …

Eloping Too Strong In Champagne Stakes

Eloping Too Strong In Champagne Stakes

26 Sep, 2014

Speedy filly Eloping led from start to finish to record a tough win from Tahni Dancer and Tawteen in the 2014 Champagne Stakes at Moonee Valley this afternoon.

Eloping was too strong in the Group 3 Champagne Stakes leading from start to finish. Photo by Race Horse Photos Australia

Eloping was forced to work for …

Eloping A Chance To Run In McEwen Stakes

Eloping A Chance To Run In McEwen Stakes

28 Aug, 2014

Co-trainer Peter Morgan has revealed that speedy filly Eloping is a chance of taking on Lankan Rupee in the 2014 McEwen Stakes at Moonee Valley next weekend.

Eloping could make her open racing debut in the McEwen Stakes at Moonee Valley next Saturday. Photo by: Steve Hart

Eloping is set to be included in the …