Two Lane Runners To Compete At Gosford On Thursday

May 10, 2017

Damien Lane has accepted with two runners to the Gosford race club meeting on Thursday, May 11 with fine conditions forecast racing on a good (4).

The two runners will compete in the same race, that being race five in the Rotary club of Gosford BM 70 handicap over a thousand metres with Helensburgh Ham returning from a spell, Blaike McDougall to ride and Johnny Roo Boy, a last start winner teaming up with Jason Collet jumping from barrier eight in a field of nine.

4 HELENSBURGH HAM
4 year old bay gelding (9-11-2012) Sire: Kaphero Dam: Ambazar (Starcraft (NZ)) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Lakeview Resources Pty Ltd
Owners: B J Nicholls
Colours: Maroon And White Checks

Trainer: Damien Lane (Wyong) Jockey: Blaike McDougall 58kg (a1.5/52kg)

Helensburgh Ham is a four-year-old Bay gelding having raced on 17 occasions earning $74,000+ from three wins and four placings.

He was last seen at Canterbury on October 26, 2016 over 1100 m finishing midfield fourth of eight with Nick Heywood arriving 3.60 lengths behind Sugar Bay Leonard.

5 JOHNNY ROO BOY
6 year old bay gelding (23-10-2010) Sire: Henny Hughes (USA) Dam: She’s a Nightmare (Night Shift (USA)) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Mr J Hirsch
Owners: J Hirsch & E Hirsch
Colours: Gold, Black Motif, Collar And Sleeves, Gold And Black Motif Cap

Trainer: Damien Lane (Wyong) Jockey: Jason Collett 57.5kg

Johnny Roo Boy is a six-year-old Bay gelding having earned $148,000, from five wins and 16 placings from 33 starts. Last time out he won at Wyong on April 27 finishing first of 7 over 1100 m with Jason Collett, claiming the prize in advance of The Brown One.

The stable wishes connections the best of luck with their runners at Gosford on Thursday.