Four Stable Runners To Compete At Newcastle At This Stage

Mar 13, 2015

Damien Lane will supply four runners to the Newcastle Jockey club on Saturday with overcast conditions racing on a good three. 

The first of the stable runners Star Approach will come in race one in a class two handicap over 1200 m with Chris O'Brien to ride jumping from barrier 2 in a field of five. 

Star Approach is a four-year-old chestnut gelding having start number 18 with two wins and six placings earning prize-money in excess of $43,000, last time out he competed at Port finishing second 11 over 1200 m with Roy McCabe in charge landing three quarters of a length behind the winner. 

The second stable runner Lucky Cash will come out in race 2 over 1200 m with Paul King aboard jumping from barrier four in a field of seven. 

Star Approach is 4-year-old gelding having start number 17 with no wins and four placings earning prize-money in excess of $14,000, last timeout he finished fourth of 14 at Muswellbrook with Roy McCabe aboard landing two lengths behind the winner. 

The next stable runner Pirate Ben will come out in a maiden plate over 1400 m jumping from barrier seven in a field of 11. 

Pirate Ben is a three-year-old gelding having start number three with a recent effort being at Muswellbrook on March 3 finishing seven of 13 over 1450m with Roy McCabe landing 5.6 lengths behind the winner. 

The final runner Bench Star will come out in race eight in a BM 60 Hcp over 1400 m with Roy McCabe jumping from barrier three in a field of 11. 

Bench Star is a six-year-old Brown gelding having start number 47 with five wins and 11 placings earning prize-money of over $104,000, last time out he competed at Muswellbrook on March 3 finishing fourth of 13 over 1280 m with Roy McCabe in charge landing 3.4 lengths behind the winner. 

The stable would like to wish connections of all these runners the best of luck at Newcastle.