The Lane yard will be represented on Saturday, February 1 at Newcastle by the stable prepared runners in, Buckin Rippa, Oakfield Navajo, Sugarland Express, Oakfield General and Oakfield Jet all competing under hot fine conditions racing on a good 4, with the rail position in the true.

The first of the Lane runners will enter in a maiden plate over 900 m with Buckin Rippa resuming from a spell Aaron Bullock to ride leaving 2 and last start runner-up Oakfield Navajo Andrew Gibbons to pilot leaving 4 with a field of 7 to run.

1 BUCKIN’ RIPPA BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme
3 year old bay or brown gelding (18-9-2016) Sire: Delago Deluxe Dam: Lucky Beauty (Peintre Celebre (USA)) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Manx Park
Owners: G G Rush, L E Mulholland, Mrs P M Mulholland, L Johnson, B J Mulholland, M J Evans, W E Mulholland, M C Cock, T Evans, L Moody, D Spicer, S Bartley, A Spicer, C Bourke, J Stanton, M Sheather, N J Matheson, W Berwick, Mrs J A Law & Greenhaven Park Stud (Mgr: P A Colley)
Colours: Cerise, Sky Blue Star, Black Sleeves, Cerise Armbands, Black Cap, Sky Blue Stars
Gear Changes: Tongue Tie OFF FIRST TIME

Resuming after a four months break. Finished off last preparation second in a small field at this track 3yo Mdn Hcp in Oct over 900m, 2.25 len behind Fituese carrying 57kg at $11.00. At debut overraced near 1000m; sixth of 12 at Tuncurry Mdn in Sep last year over 1200m, 3.75 len behind Armina carrying 56.5kg at $4.00.

3 OAKFIELD NAVAJO BOBS Silver Bonus Scheme
3 year old bay gelding (2-9-2016) Sire: Supreme Class Dam: Miss Nightingale (Strategic) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Mr P D Dingwall
Owners: B Mackenzie
Colours: Lime Green, Gold Maltese Cross

Trialled in preparation for debut last start. At debut, hampered near 600m and wide throughout; 2 of 12 at this track Mdn Plate on Jan 25 over 900m, 1.3 len behind Front Money carrying 57.5kg at $21.00.

Race 6 will see three Lane runners compete in a class 2 handicap over 1200 m with Oakfield Jet Jeff Penza to ride leaving 3, Oakfield General resuming from a spell under Cejay Graham from 2, and last start placed getter Sugarland Express (racing 31st at Taree) to be ridden by Travis Wolfgram leaving barrier 1 with a field of 9 to run.

8 year old brown gelding (21-2-2012) Sire: Encosta de Lago Dam: Hot ’n’ Breezy (Zephyr Zip (NZ)) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Mr D Parker
Owners: B Mackenzie
Colours: Lime Green, Gold Maltese Cross

Impressive in recent runs. Resumes off a 31 day letup. Latest outing disappointed for a run near 400m; 3 of 9 at Port Macquarie Hcp (C3) on Jan 1 over 1210m, 1 len behind Acoustix with 58kg at $7.00. The race before that with blinkers first time; 2 of 11 at Kempsey (Bm66) on Dec 16 over 1450m, neck behind Wewonya carrying 57kg at $7.00.

6 year old chestnut gelding (10-10-2013) Sire: Ad Valorem (USA) Dam: Oakfield Star (Flying Spur) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Mr B Mackenzie
Owners: B Mackenzie
Colours: Lime Green, Gold Maltese Cross

Back from a spell. Finished off last preparation tenth of 13 at this track E&G (Bm64) in May last year over 1500m, 10 len behind Vega De Lago with 56kg at $13.00. First up last campaign hung in in straight; second of 8 at this track (Bm58) in Feb last year over 1200m, 0.5 len behind Garryfromthebull with 61kg at $3.50

7 year old bay gelding (21-10-2012) Sire: Zabeel (NZ) Dam: Eloa (NZ) (Volksraad (GB)) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Little Avondale Trust
Owners: Mrs J A Law, J L Roberts, M Beencke, G E Horne, M W Royle, L Dsouza & H Docherty
Colours: White, Red Stripe, Red Stripe On Sleeves, White Cap, Red Peak

Third-up and placed third-up previously. First-up hampered at start; 5 of 12 at Tuncurry Hcp (C1) on Dec 9 over 1000m, 2.75 len behind Xiaoli’s Ying with 56.5kg at $67.00. Second run from a spell slowly away; ran on strongly from last on the turn; 3 of 12 at Scone (Bm58) on Dec 28 over 1100m, 2.25 len behind Hercules Mo carrying 56kg at $41.00.

Good luck to connections on Saturday at Newcastle.

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