Pirate Ben To Compete At Gosford On Wednesday

Mar 14, 2017

The Damien Lane stables will supply one runner in the form of Pirate Ben to the Gosford turf club meeting on Wednesday, March 15 with showers present racing on a heavy eight with eight events held across the program.

Race 8 - 5:45PM FLORATINE FIGHTS ON HANDICAP (1200 METRES) Times displayed in local time of Race Meeting Of $40,000.1st $22,200, 2nd $8,000, 3rd $4,000, 4th $1,900, 5th $1,000, 6th $500, 7th $500, 8th $500, 9th $500, 10th $500, Equine Welfare Fund $400.
Starter Subsidy $200.
BenchMark 78, Handicap, Minimum Weight 51.5kg, Three-Years-Old and Upwards, Apprentices can claim.
BOBS Bonus available: $10,000

Pirate Ben will return from a spell in a BM 78 handicap over 1200 m with Paul King aboard jumping from barrier seven with a field of 13 to compete.

5 year old chestnut gelding (6-10-2011) Sire: New Approach (IRE) Dam: She’s a Pirate (Last Tycoon (IRE)) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Mr J Hirsch
Owners: E Hirsch & Mrs M Hirsch
Colours: Gold, Black Motif, Collar And Sleeves, Checked Cap

Pirate Ben is a five-year-old chestnut gelding having raced on 24 occasions for six wins and three placings earning prize money exceeding $118,000.

Last time out he raced at Port on October 7 finishing fourth of 14 in the Port Macquarie Cup with Andrew Adkins arriving 8.10 lengths behind Sofin in a time of 2:04.10.

The stables wishes connections the best of luck at Gosford on Wednesday.