Pirate Ben To Compete At Canterbury On Wednesday

Jun 07, 2016

Damien Lane will supply one runner in the form of Pirate Ben to race five on the Canterbury Park program on Wednesday, June 18 the weather is predicted to be overcast racing on a heavy (8) the rail position is +2 m the entire circuit.

The sole stable runner will come out in race five with Pirate Ben looking for a trifecta of wins in a row, to be ridden by Blaike McDougall jumping from barrier 2, with a field of 10 to campaign in the McGrath estate agents handicap over 1900 m.

Trainer: Damien Lane (Wyong) Jockey: Blaike McDougall 59kg (a3/51kg) Barrier:2
Record: 18:5-3-0 Prizemoney:$83,245 1st Up: 3:0-0-0 2nd Up: 3:1-0-0
Track: 1:0-0-0 Dist: 0:0-0-0 Track/Dist: 0:0-0-0 Distance(s) Won: 1350 (1), 1400 (1), 1550 (1), 1600 (2)
Firm: 0:0-0-0 Good: 13:2-3-0 Soft: 4:3-0-0 Heavy: 1:0-0-0 Synthetic: 0:0-0-0

Pirate Ben is a four-year-old chestnut gelding having raced on 18 occasions for five wins and three placings earning prize money in excess of $83,000, last time out he win the Gooree Cup at Mudgee on May 1 finishing first of 12 with Matthew Cahill aboard arriving 0.5 lengths in front of the nearest rival in a time of 1:39.62, he was last seen winning over a mile at Randwick finishing first of 11 with Blaike McDougall in charge arriving 0.2 lengths in front of the nearest rival in a time of 1:35.93, with the last 600m in 35.44.

The stable would to wish connections of Pirate Ben the best of luck at Canterbury on Wednesday.