Two stable prepared runners in the form of Pirate Ben and Kanguru will compete at Warwick Farm for Damien Lane on Wednesday, August 2 with fine conditions forecast racing on a soft (6).

The first of the stable runners will see Pirate Ben compete in the TAB handicap over 2200 m with Jean Van Overmeire aboard jumping from barrier 10.

6 year old chestnut gelding (6-10-2011) Sire: New Approach (IRE) Dam: She’s a Pirate (Last Tycoon (IRE)) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Mr J Hirsch
Owners: E Hirsch & Mrs M Hirsch
Colours: Gold, Black Motif, Collar And Sleeves, Checked Cap

Pirate Ben is a winner of seven races from 31 starts, having last raced at Warwick Farm on July 19 finishing fourth of 12 Blake Shinn aboard arriving 1.30 lengths behind Celestial Choice in a time of 2:17.83.

Kanguru will compete in race five in #the races handicap over 1200 m with Jean Van Overmeire aboard jumping from barrier five.

6 year old bay gelding (19-10-2011) Sire: Casino Prince Dam: Gorgeous Miss (Shamardal (USA)) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Bowness Stud
Owners: A R Skulski, P K James, Mrs J L James, Mrs N Izzet, H Izzet, Mrs J L Skulski, P A Skulski, B A Withnall, Mrs A M Withnall, M E F Young, Mrs L T Young, P G Anderson, I J Meredith, R Connell, K B Watkins, S Bugeja & Miss E A Izzet
Colours: Purple, Green Spots, White Sleeves, Purple And White Quartered Cap

Kanguru has won on six occasions from 43 starts and after winning the Cannonball competed at Canterbury on July 12 finishing fifth of nine when ridden by Brock Ryan over 1100m on a heavy eight arrived 4.30 lengths behind Star Crossed in a time of 1:06.43.

Best of luck to connections at Warwick Farm on Wednesday.

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