News About: Wagga

Norbert Makes Wagga Debut For Corowa Trainer

Norbert Makes Wagga Debut For Corowa Trainer

24 Nov, 2011

Promising galloper Norbert will have his first start for new trainer Rick Freyer in the Cottontails On The Ridge Class 2 Handicap at Wagga tomorrow.

Freyer purchased Norbert last month after his sixth place finish at Port Macquarie on October 7.

“A trackwork rider friend of mine told me about the horse and we ended …

Not A Dancer To Prove She Is A Contender

Not A Dancer To Prove She Is A Contender

7 Oct, 2011

The Caulfield program has so much to offer tomorrow including the likes of the Caulfield Guineas, Caulfield Stakes and of course Black Caviar in the Schillaci Stakes that it’s easy to overlook a few of the support events throughout the day.

One such race is the Group 3 Thoroughbred Club Stakes, a 1200m contest for …

Owners Back Country Racing Carnivals

Owners Back Country Racing Carnivals

19 May, 2011

There’s no doubt the recent success of standalone country carnivals in New South Wales has got many people talking and the possibility of expansion is gaining pace.

Trainers, jockey’s, officials and most importantly punters all benefitted from the meetings and the town’s themselves earned a huge windfall.

Support for more of the same has also …

Voice Commander Charges To Wagga Wagga Gold Cup Win

Voice Commander Charges To Wagga Wagga Gold Cup Win

6 May, 2011

Voice Commander

A gutsy effort from race favourite Voice Commander has seen him run on to win the $140,000 Listed Wagga Wagga Gold Cup.

The six-year-old gelding put in a magnificent charge down the home straight to snatch the win away from gallant second place-getter World Wide on the line. Ironstein finished third.

Jockey Kathy …

Treble On The Cards As Waller’s World Rolls On

Treble On The Cards As Waller’s World Rolls On

6 May, 2011

It seems unlikely but given the incredible journey that 2011 has been for Chris Waller we’re not prepared to put anything past the New Zealand born trainer.

He has an unprecedented opportunity in the upcoming hours to grab three feature races, across three race course and two states.

On paper they look the goods as …

O’Shea Chases Lucrative Wagga Wagga Bonus

O’Shea Chases Lucrative Wagga Wagga Bonus

4 May, 2011

Prominent Sydney trainer John O’Shea will take his horse Hendricus to Wagga Wagga in the hope of securing a lucrative $50,000 bonus.

The two-year-old Hendricus will take part in the $12,000 Inglis Bonus 2YO Handicap (1200m), which offers an extra $50,000 for juveniles purchased at the Inglis Easter Yearling Sales.

O’Shea believes that the bonus …

Record Race Fields To Descend On Wagga Carnival

Record Race Fields To Descend On Wagga Carnival

29 Apr, 2011

Wagga is set to explode next week when the Wagga Gold Cup Carnival kicks off with near capacity fields across the board.

In fact so big was the response from trainers and connections that it even caught the race club off guard.

In total there were 416 nominations received for the two day carnival meaning …