The Team Heads To Port On Friday

Feb 12, 2015

The Damien Lane Racing stables will supply two runners to the Port Macquarie race meeting on Friday, 13th February with the weather predicted to be fine racing on a good 4 with the rail in the true position.

The first of the stable runners Miello will come out in race seven at 5:10 PM in an F and M benchmark 75 handicap over 1200 m with Matthew Bennett aboard jumping from barrier seven in the field of 14.

Miello is a five-year-old Bay mare having start number 26 with four wins and 8 placings earning prize-money in excess of $61,000, with recent efforts in metropolitan Sydney racing at Randwick on January 10 finish nine of 9 over 1300 in a BM 80 finishing 3 1/2 lengths off the winner in a race time of 116.81, and was last seen at Canterbury on January 26 finishing ninth of 9 of nine over 1250 m with Kathy O'Hara aboard landing 7.4 lengths behind the winner in a race time of 1:14.39.

The next stable runner Star Approach will come out in race eight and 5:50 PM in a class 2 handicap over 1200 m with Roy McCabe to ride jumping from barrier five in a field of 14, 3rd up from a spell.

Star Approach is a four-year-old chestnut gelding having start number 16 with one win and four placings earning prize-money in excess of $32,000, recent efforts have been at Gosford on December 31 finishing fifth of eight over a thousand metres with Kassie Furness aboard landing 6.7 lengths behind the winner and was last seen at Scone on January 23 over 1200 m finishing second of 14 when ridden by Roy McCabe going down narrowly on that occasion when ridden in a forward role, completing the run in a race time of 1:11.34, for the trip.

The stable would like to wish connections the best of luck with their runners at Port on Friday.