The team at Damien Lane Racing will head to Newcastle Jockey club on Saturday, September 19 with a chance of five runners competing on a track thats rated a soft five the weather is fine with eight events to be run.

Zorocat will open the account for the Lane stable in a maiden plate over 900 m with the runner resuming from a spell, Darryl Mclellan will pilot from barrier five of nine.

3 year old chestnut filly (22-9-2017) Sire: Toronado (IRE) Dam: She’s Purring (Flying Spur) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Mr I Cornell
Owners: D H Knight, M P Flannery, T Hill, L G C Le Metayer, Lustre Lodge Thoroughbreds (Mgr: G C Spratt) & Greenhaven Park Stud (Mgr: P A Colley)
Colours: Royal Blue, Cerise Hooped Sleeves, Cerise Cap

146 Day Spell


Resumes after a 20 week spell and looks ready to go following convincing trial win at Wyong. Placed at Newcastle on debut.

Back from a spell and could show up if fancied. First-up last prep good run when 3rd 0.4L, Glaciers at Newcastle (2Y-Maiden) 900m. 

ZOROCAT back after 20 week break and looks ready to go following convincing trial win at Wyong, key chance. JAYTEES first-up after 39 week break and Wyong trial winner, in with a chance. FOXY XENIA first starter and has trialled at Newcastle, capable of getting into the money. THE EGYPTIAN QUEEN first starter and fitter for multiple trial runs, not the worst.

Race five on the card and benchmark 64 handicap over a mile with All But Gone continuing the preparation leaving barrier six of 10 with Darryl Mclellan Mclellan to pilot.

9 year old bay or brown gelding (15-10-2011) Sire: Haradasun Dam: Ionica (Commands) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Superhorse Trust
Owners: D F Lane & Miss K J Law
Colours: Royal Blue, White Quarters, Red Cap


Unplaced in all five runs this prep and finished seven lengths off the winner last start at Kembla 6th of 8. Carrying less weight.

K GR 29Aug20 1600m Good4 BM64 $35,000 ($1,100) Darryl McLellan 59kg Barrier 6 Rtg 60
1st Weekend Affair 54.5kg, 2nd Power Lift (NZ) 58kg 1:38.85 (600m 33.63), 6.60L, 8th@800m, 8th@400m, $17/$19/$14/$13

The career kicks off for Oakfield Apache leaving 14 of 14 under Grant Buckley in the Hungerford Hill CG and E maiden plate over 1250m.

4 year old chestnut gelding (5-10-2016) Sire: Dream Ahead (USA) Dam: Oakfield Queen (Naturalism (NZ)) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Mr B MacKenzie
Owners: B Mackenzie
Colours: Lime Green, Gold Maltese Cross

First starter and in good shape from recent trial successes. Awkwardly drawn.

T1 of 6 BEAU 26Aug20 800m Soft6 MDN-BT $000 Grant Buckley 0kg Barrier 0
2nd Married 0kg, 3rd Plucksey Dubh 0kg 0:48.03 (600m 33.68), 0.20L
T3 of 7 WYNG 10Sep20 1000m Soft6 MDN-BT $000 Darryl McLellan 0kg Barrier 0
1st The Okay Corral 0kg, 2nd Double Deposit 0kg 1:01.53, 2.50L

Race seven has Obscene resuming from a spell leaving barrier 11 of 14 with Darryl Mclellan to pilot from a reward hospitality BM 64 handicap over 1200m.

4 year old bay mare (15-8-2016) Sire: Not a Single Doubt Dam: Scenes (Scenic (IRE)) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Mr C B Atwell
Owners: Mrs D M Colley, Mrs C M Spratt, Mrs S Knight, Mrs C M Cook, Mrs P D Atwell, Mrs G Le Metayer, Mrs K Boneham, Ms S A Hunt, Mrs T M Nguyen, Mrs K Katsanevas, Mrs G Sanger & Miss M Caught
Colours: Royal Blue, Cerise Hooped Sleeves, Cerise Cap


Resumes from a 15 week spell. Looking for a hatrick after winning two in a row at Taree and Hawkesbury. Placed when trialling at Wyong.

1 of 14 HAWK 21May20 1300m Soft7 MDN-SW $31,500 ($20,690) Ms Jess Taylor 57kg Barrier 1
2nd Thrive In The Home 57kg, 3rd Invictus Felix 57.5kg 1:20.30 (600m 37.27), 0.25L, 2nd@800m, 2nd@400m, $3/$2.60/$2.70/$2.60F
1 of 14 TAR 05Jun20 1600m Good4 CL1-SW $20,000 ($15,875) Darryl McLellan 55.5kg Barrier 3 Rtg 61
2nd Hay There Mcnair 57.5kg, 3rd Omaka 55kg 1:36.33 (600m 35.91), 3.63L, 6th@800m, 6th@400m, $3.60/$4.20/$4.40/$4.60
T3 of 8 WYNG 10Sep20 1000m Soft6 OPEN-BT $000 Darryl McLellan 0kg Barrier 0
1st Geo 0kg, 2nd Safado 0kg 0:59.71, 1.62L

Oakfield Target has accepted in a BM 68 handicap over 1400 m down at this stage sitting on the third line of emergency with the last start winner if gaining a start will exit by barrier eight.

5 year old bay gelding (9-10-2015) Sire: Dundeel (NZ) Dam: Oakfield Beauty (Danewin) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Mr B MacKenzie
Owners: B Mackenzie
Colours: Lime Green, Gold Maltese Cross


Coming off a win at Tuncurry and has run well on a softer track. No wins in eight past runs at Newcastle.

1 of 12 TUNC 11Sep20 1400m Soft7 CL1 $22,000 ($11,200) Grant Buckley 60kg Barrier 11 Rtg 58
2nd Saint Ambrose 59kg, 3rd Silent Image 51kg 1:27.81, 5.23L, 2nd@800m, 2nd@400m, $4/$3.20/$3.10/$3F

Good luck to all runners. 

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