The Damien Lane stable will supply two runners to the Canterbury evening meeting on Friday, March 2 with the weather currently overcast racing on a soft (6).

The first of the Lane runners will compete in a TAB handicap over 1550m of benchmark 70 class with All But Gone to be joined by Jason Collet jumping from barrier (4) with the six-year-old gelding currently a $4-1 chance.


7:15pm – Tab (Bm70) – Soft(6) – 1550m – $40,000
Benchmark 70, Handicap (Min HCP Wgt: 53.00) – True

4. All But Gone

BARRIER: 4 AGE: 6yo SEX: g PRIZE: $131,760

WEIGHT: 58kg COLOUR: b/br WIN%: 19%

JOCKEY: J R Collett SIRE: Haradasun PLACE%: 42%

TRAINER: D Lane at Wyong DAM: Ionica (by Commands) API: 5.1

COLOURS: Blue and white quarters, blue sleeves, red cap

OWNERS: D F Lane & Miss K J Law

WINS: 2(1400), 2(1300), 1(1100)

CAREER: 26:5-2-4

Last time out he finished fifth of 7/1550 m at Canterbury in a benchmark 74 Hcp and will have the winkers removed for this outing with Damien adding blinkers to the horse’s attire.

He has a proven record on softer going, will likely race off the speed and looks a genuine chance in this.

Race eight will see the book autumn hospitality today handicap over 1100 m of BM73 handicap with Johnny Roo Boy to be joined by Jean Van Overmeire jumping from barrier 4, with the gelding currently at odds of $21.


9:45pm – Book Autumn Hospitality (Bm73) – Soft(6) – 1100m – $40,000
Benchmark 73, Handicap (Min HCP Wgt: 53.00) – True

4. Johnny Roo Boy

BARRIER: 4 AGE: 7yo SEX: g PRIZE: $202,575

WEIGHT: 59kg COLOUR: b WIN%: 16%

JOCKEY: Jean Van Overmeire (a 2.0) SIRE: Henny Hughes (USA) PLACE%: 58%

TRAINER: D Lane at Wyong DAM: She’s A Nightmare (by Night Shift (USA)) API: 4.7

COLOURS: Gold, black motif, collar and sleeves, gold and black motif cap

OWNERS: J Hirsch & E Hirsch

WINS: 1(1170), 2(1100), 4(1000)

CAREER: 43:7-7-11

Last time out he finished midfield 4 of 8 over a thousand metres at Warwick Farm in a BM 73 Hcp, he normally shows early speed and has just one placing this campaign, a third of nine at Canterbury, he comes into this after a slight freshen up of 4 weeks.

Best of luck to all connected at Canterbury on Friday evening.

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