Newcastle will host provincial racing on Saturday, May 4 with eight events to be run under fine conditions the track is currently rated a good 4, the rail position is +11 m the entire.

Damien’s first galloper will see Cajun Music compete in race 2 a maiden handicap over 1400 m with the runner second up from a spell leaving barrier five.

2 CAJUN MUSIC (Blks) BOBS Bonus Scheme
3 year old bay or brown gelding (9-10-2015) Sire: Bernardini (USA) Dam: Zydeco (Zabeel (NZ)) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Darley
Owners: D F Lane, B J Knox, G M Dunn, G L Stevens, M J Dixon, Ms S P Bradstock & A J Knox
Colours: Red, White Star, Black Sleeves, Red And Black Quartered Cap
Gear Changes: Blinkers AGAIN, Tongue Tie FIRST TIME

When last in competition the runner finished ten of 10 at Wyong and has since had a barrier trial on the Beaumont surface, a heavy 8 over a thousand metres under Jacob Gilchrist finishing 2.38 lengths behind the heat winner.

Racing second-up. First race start wide throughout; 9 of 11 at Hawkesbury Mdn in Dec last year over 1300m, 13.1 len behind Cossetot with 58kg at $16. Returned from break passed fit at barrier and began awkwardly; always near the tail ran last at Wyong Prov/Ctry Mdn Apr 11 over 1350m, 65.8 len behind Reiby’s Regent carrying 57.5kg at $51.

Race 4 will see Lavish Rose kick-off the racing career on debut in a maiden plate over 1200 m with Jake Hull booked to ride from awkward barrier 9 with a field of 9 to run.

3 year old grey filly (7-9-2015) Sire: Domesday Dam: Lavishly (Sunday Silence (USA)) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Mrs M Hirsch
Owners: E Hirsch & Mrs M Hirsch
Colours: Gold, Black Motif, Collar And Sleeves, Gold And Black Motif Cap

The runner was last seen on the Beaumont surface finishing fifth of seven in a barrier trial heat under Jake Hull arriving 3.26 lengths behind the winner.

Filly by Domesday on debut. Trial form indicates she’s up to a solid debut. Beaumont (Newcastle) trial over 800m on April 17.

Race six will see Oakfield Gettem also on debut under Grant Buckley from barrier five with a field of ten to run in a maiden handicap over the 900 m scamper.

3 year old bay filly (29-10-2015) Sire: Dream Ahead (USA) Dam: Oakfield Princess (Euclase) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Mr B MacKenzie
Owners: B Mackenzie
Colours: Lime Green, Gold Maltese Cross

Three-year-old filly making debut from Dream Ahead out of Oakfield Princess. Won trial over 800m at Beaumont (Newcastle) on April 17.

She is prepared for this off a Beaumont barrier trial win under Jacob Gilchrist arriving 0.02 lengths in advance of second.

4 year old brown mare (26-8-2014) Sire: Denman Dam: Miaow (USA) (Storm Cat (USA)) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Mr E Hirsch
Owners: E & Mrs M Hirsch
Colours: Gold, Black Motif, Collar And Sleeves, Gold And Black Motif Cap

Race 6 also has Rubikat engaged though at this stage looks unlikely to gain a start as the fourth emergency.

Resuming. Finished off last campaign 8 of 14 at Launceston 3yo+ Mdn in Nov last year over 1400m, slow track; 3.8 len behind Fontein Ali with 56.5kg at $10. Previously first up; struck interference at start and held up on straightening; with blinkers first time; 5 of 10 at Hobart 3yo+ Mdn in Sep last year over 1100m, slow track; 2.2 len behind Chloe’s King with 56.5kg at $6.5.

Good luck.

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