Two Runners To Compete From The Yard, With Nissile In Feature Cup

Oct 12, 2014

The Damien Lane team will supply two runners to the Coonamble jockey club meeting with the feature of the day being the Coonamble Cup, with fine conditions forecast, the rail is in the true position with an 8 card event program racing on a good three.

The first of the stable runners will be Attitude Pays coming out race one at 1:05 in a class 3 handicap over 1600mtrs with the 8-year-old Bay gelding to be ridden by Mathew Cahill, jumping from barrier three in a field of eight.

Attitude Pays has faced the starter on 25 occasions with three wins and seven placings earning prize-money in excess of $45,000, it is however his first visit to the track, but distance wise has competed on seven occasions for two wins and three placings.

Recent runs have been at Tuncurry, on September 13 finishing third of six over a mile 2 lengths from the winner and was last seen at Wellington over 1700 m finishing third of 12 with Alex Stokes aboard finishing 4.3 lengths from the winner on that occasion.

The final runner for the team will be Nissile third up from a spell to compete in race seven at 4:41 PM in the Coonamble Cup over 1600 m with prize-money of $40,000 on offer, Nissile will jump from barrier 11 in a field of 16 with Cahill aboard.

The six-year-old Brown gelding since joining the stable has raced on two occasions the first at Wyong finishing fourth of 12 over 1350mtrs on a heavy eight finishing 5.2 lengths behind the winner and was last seen at Newcastle over the mile finishing 5.4 lengths 10 of 14 when ridden by Kathy O'Hara.

Damien has since trialed the gelding finishing six of seven at Wyong over 800 m finishing 2.3 lengths off the winner when ridden by Roy McCabe.

Nissile will head out for start number 26 with four wins and five placings earning prize-money in excess of $72,000 and has competed at the distance on a 8 occasions for three placings , having had 3 wins from 15 starts on a good surface.

The stable would like to wish all connections the very best with their efforts on Sunday at Coonamble.