The team at Damien Lane racing saddle up three runners to Newcastle on Saturday, August 10 with Oakfield Target, Oakfield Empire and Magnalane all-accepting, the latter however needs multiple scratchings to gain a start from barrier (1), after sitting on the fourth line of emergencies.

Newcastle serves up fine weather racing on a good 4, with the rail +7 m the entire, as the first of the stable runners Oakfield Target hoping to continue a consistent preparation when competing in race three at 1:24 PM in the Robson Civil Project CG&E BM 64 handicap over 1300 m with Adam Hyeronimus booked to ride from barrier 4 of 11.

4 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

Recent form impressive for this race. Latest run taken back from wide barrier and laid out near 400m; 2 of 7 at Gosford Hcp (C2) on Jul 27 over 1200m, 1 len behind Adonis Victorious carrying 57.5kg at $7.00. The start before that won by 5.25 len Wyong 3yo+ Mdn Jul 13 over 1100m on rain affected going defeating Shivkhani carrying 58kg at $2.00.

Oakfield Empire will run second up under Aaron Bullock leaving barrier 2 of 13 when competing in race five at 2:39 PM, in the Wambo Coal Peabody Energy Maiden Plate over 1400 m at career start three.

4 year old bay mare (18-10-2015) Sire: Dundeel (NZ) Dam: Oakfield Pearl (Viscount) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Mr B MacKenzie
Owners: B Mackenzie
Colours: Pale Green, Yellow Maltese Cross, Green Sleeves And Cap

Racing second-up. First race start 10 of 12 at Taree Mdn Plate on in Jan over 1250m, 12 len behind Grand Exit carrying 56kg at $31.00. Returned from break 7 of 9 at Gosford Mdn on Jul 27 over 1200m, 5.75 len behind Invincible Dash carrying 56kg at $67.00.

As suggested Magnalane sits on the fourth line of emergencies leaving barrier one at 54.5kg, though looks unlikely to compete in race eight at 4:38 PM in the Newcastle Spring Racing Carnival September 20 and 21 CG and E Maiden Hcp over 1200m at start 4.

4 year old chestnut gelding (24-8-2015) Sire: Magnus Dam: Songbird Lane (Street Cry (IRE)) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Mrs S E van Kerkhoff
Owners: Mrs S E Van Kerkhoff, G C Van Kerkhoff, J E Sutherland & Mrs L E Sutherland
Colours: Royal Blue, Yellow Braces, Red Sleeves, Silver Armbands, Red Cap

Second-up today. Fresh up after four months 6 of 11 (wide throughout; hung out near 600m; warning – racing manners) at Wyong Mdn Hcp on Jul 23 over 1200m, 6.5 len behind Street Scream with 57.5kg at $26.00. Previously second-up raced behind the speed prior to fading 12 of 14 at Scone Mdn Plate on in Mar over 1300m, slow going 9.5 len behind Duchess Of Lennox carrying 58.5kg at $31.00.

Good luck to all connected.

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