The Lane yard has the possibility of two runners to compete at Taree on Monday, 15 May though, a question mark surrounds Bench Star who was also nommed for Wyong on Tuesday.

The first of the stable runners will enter in race eight with Mr McBat to be ridden by Matt McGuren in a BM 65 handicap over 1412 m with a field of 12 to run.

2 MR MCBAT (Blks)
4 year old bay gelding (28-9-2012) Sire: Krupt Dam: Grail Queen (Lake Coniston (IRE)) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Kooringal Stud
Owners: Mrs J M Greentree, T R Moore, D Taaffe, J D Butler, M P Butler, T M Johnson, G G Rush, R Reeves, B K Butt, J J Livermore, R B Phillips, R Shaw, D P Hedges, S Devlin, D Russell & G A Hibbit
Colours: Cerise, Lilac Quarters And Sleeves, Quartered Cap

Trainer: Damien Lane (Wyong) Jockey: Matthew McGuren 58.5kg

Mr McBat is a four-year-old Bay gelding having raced on 16 occasions for three wins and six placings earning prize money exceeding $61,000.

After winning at Scone on April 3, he competed at Randwick on April 22 finishing 8 of 8 on a heavy 8 over 1400 m with Andrew Adkins arriving 17.30 lengths behind Roaring To Win on that occasion.

Race 9 on the card is a BM 55 handicap over 1312 m with Bench Star nominated, jumping from an awkward barrier 14.

8 year old brown gelding (26-9-2008) Sire: All Bar One Dam: Precious Lass (Ashkalani (IRE)) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Emerald Thoroughbreds
Owners: D F Lane, S P Hodgson, T J Lane, Roseglen Racing (Mgr: R F Smith)
Colours: Blue And White Quarters, Blue Sleeves, Red Cap

Trainer: Damien Lane (Wyong) Jockey: Barrier:14

Bench Star is an eight-year-old Brown gelding having raced on 71 occasions for seven wins and 16 placings earning prize money exceeding $138,000.

Last time out he raced at Narromine on April two finishing seven of 13 with Greg Ryan aboard arriving 2.40 lengths behind Spirited Character over a mile.

**run on March 5 3rd at Scone

Best of luck to connections at Taree on Monday.

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