Damien Lane will saddle up one runner in the form of Pirate Ben to the Rosehill Gardens turf club meeting on Saturday, August 13 the weather is predicted to be fine racing on a soft seven the rail position is +6 m the entire circuit with a nine race event set down on the program.

The sole stable runner will come out in race with Pirate Ben to compete in a BM72 handicap over 1500 m with Andrew Adkins aboard jumping from barrier 15.

5 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

Record: 20:6-3-0 Prizemoney:$108,155 1st Up: 3:0-0-0 2nd Up: 3:1-0-0
Track: 1:0-0-0 Dist: 2:0-0-0 Track/Dist: 1:0-0-0 Distance(s) Won: 1350 (1), 1400 (1), 1550 (1), 1600 (2), 1900 (1)
Firm: 0:0-0-0 Good: 13:2-3-0 Soft: 6:4-0-0 Heavy: 1:0-0-0 Synthetic: 0:0-0-0

Pirate Ben is a five-year-old chestnut gelding and is displaying career-best form this preparation having won three in a row, he was last seen in competition at Canterbury on July 27 with Blaike McDougall aboard arriving 0.40 lengths behind the winner over 1250m competing on a soft (7).

Pirate Ben has raced on 20 occasions for six wins and three seconds earning prize money in excess of $108,000.

The stable would like to wish connections of Pirate Ben the best of luck at Rosehill on Saturday.

Video from June 8*

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