News About: Daryl Hansen

Essington Is Brisbane’s Gain & Grafton’s Pain

Essington Is Brisbane’s Gain & Grafton’s Pain

4 Jul, 2011

It seemed a done deal that newly crowned Rockhampton Newmarket champion Essington would be heading to Grafton for the Ramornie Handicap but that plan has now been shelved.

Trainer Darryl Hansen has instead decided to stick closer to home and he’ll race at Eagle Farm in the Ascot Handicap on Saturday.

Travel was in the …

Rocky Path To Grafton No Issue For Essington

Rocky Path To Grafton No Issue For Essington

28 Jun, 2011

It would have been easy to miss the return of Essington to the race track last weekend with his name nowhere to be seen on the Eagle Farm meeting.

He wasn’t at Rosehill either nor was he down south at Flemington, in fact he was a long way away from there up in warmth of …