Three stable runners in the form Oakfield Navajo, Buckin Rippa, & Oakfield Twilight will compete on the Newcastle card when contesting atab meeting racing on a good 4,with eight events to be sorted including the feature Newcastle Newmarket handicap with the Lane stable supplying Oakfield Twilight to the group three with $160,000 on offer over 1400m.

Oakfield Navajo will leave barrier 1 Rachel King & Buckin Rippa under Jake Hull will compete in a maiden plate over 1200 m with a field of 9 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

Third-up and placed third-up previously. First-up always towards the rear ran last of 8 at this track Mdn on Feb 8 over 900m, on a slow track; 8 len behind Covert Ops with 58.5kg at $41.00. Last start hampered at start; got back early 3 of 7 at this track 3yo Mdn on Feb 22 over 900m, 4 len behind Bovalino with 56kg at $12.00.

3 OAKFIELD NAVAJO (Blks) 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
Gear Changes: Blinkers FIRST TIME

Latest start 5 of 11 at this track Mdn on Feb 22 over 1200m, 2.25 len behind Devil Dan carrying 58kg at $4.80. The race before that laid in near 200m; made ground from midfield; 4 of 7 at this track Mdn on Feb 8 over 1200m, slow going 4 len behind Lady Tavista carrying 58.5kg at $10.00.

Oakfield Twilight lines up at in race seven at 5:30 pm in the Group 3 Suez Newcastle Newmarket handicap over 1400 m with a talented field of runners competing for the group 3 prize, Oakfield Twilight will run second up in saddle cloth 15 with Jean Van Overmeire piloting the runner from barrier 15.

5 year old bay gelding (9-9-2014) Sire: Zoffany (IRE) Dam: Bally Aura (Bellotto (USA)) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Ms S H Castle-Roche
Owners: B Mackenzie
Colours: Lime Green, Gold Maltese Cross


 Of $160,000.1st $83,000, 2nd $29,400, 3rd $14,200, 4th $7,200, 5th $5,000, 6th $4,000, 7th $3,500, 8th $3,500, 9th $3,500, 10th $3,500, Equine Welfare Fund $1,600, Jockey Welfare Fund $1,600. GROUP 3
Quality, Minimum Weight 54kg, Apprentices cannot claim.

Having second run back. Fresh up after two weeks inquiry into performance; ran last of 7 at Canterbury 3y0+ (Bm72) on Feb 21 over 1100m, on a slow track; 6.25 len behind Oxford Tycoon with 59.5kg at $4.50. Previously second-up won by 2 len Wyong Hcp (C2) in Sep last year over 1200m defeating Famous with 57.5kg at $9.00.

Good luck to connections on Friday at Newcastle.

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