Coffs Harbour To Host Country Racing On Friday

May 21, 2020

Damien Lane saddles up runners to Coffs Harbour on Friday, 22 May with runners to compete on showcase race day with the track currently rated as a soft seven the weather is overcast.

Race 1 will see two Lane runners compete in a showcase maiden plate over 803 m with Montana Thunder leaving barrier 4 under Jake Hull and Great Excitement under Darryl Mclellan leaving barrier nine.

2 MONTANA THUNDER
6 year old bay gelding (23-8-2013) Sire: Redoute’s Choice Dam: Montana Sunset (More Than Ready (USA)) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Jananth Pty Ltd
Owners: Jananth Pty Ltd (Mgr: M S Towell)
Colours: Pale Green, Purple Diamonds And Cap

Resuming after a about 18 months break. Finished off last campaign struck with another's whip and hung in in straight; fourth of 11 at Wyong Mdn in Jan 2019 over 1200m, 3.25 len behind Decor with 56kg at $3.50. First ever race start second of 11 at Hawkesbury Mdn in Nov 2018 over 1100m, soft track; a head behind Mccormack carrying 59kg at $16.00.

T2 of 6 GOSF 13May20 1000m Good4 MDN-BT $000 Jake Hull 0kg Barrier 0
1st Oakfield Apache 0kg, 3rd Trojan Angel 0kg 1:00.69.

7 GREAT EXCITEMENT
3 year old bay filly (11-9-2016) Sire: Bon Hoffa Dam: Messy Times (Danzero) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Bowness Stud
Owners: D F Lane, S P Hodgson, P Saunders, Mrs A T Saunders, P A Skulski, Mrs J L Skulski, B Donovan, P K James, Mrs J L James, R G Matheson, Ms H Skates, M Wotton, C J Hawkins, R Hawkins, P W Doherty, Mrs C J Doherty & F P Salanitri
Colours: Purple, Green Spots, White Sleeves, Purple And White Quartered Cap

First-up. Finished off last preparation pre race incident and passed fit at barrier; 12th of 14 at Muswellbrook Mdn in Feb over 1000m, on rain affected going; 10 len behind Snitzinnati with 54.5kg at $61.00. When resuming last campaign slowly away; second last of 7 at Tatura 3yo F Mdn in Nov last year over 1100m, 3.5 len behind Mystery Diamond carrying 57kg at $16.00.

Race seven at 3:50 pm local sees a showcase benchmark 58 handicap over 1405 m with Thiswilldous exiting barrier three Jake Hull the pilot.

10 THISWILLDOUS
4 year old bay gelding (29-9-2015) Sire: Zoustar Dam: Princess Layla (Fastnet Rock) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Mr M F Doyle
Owners: Mrs J A Law, M B Heaney, A J Firth, G T Tyack & M White
Colours: Royal Blue, White Quarters, Red Cap

Recent form hard to fault. Latest run laid in on straightening; ran on from midfield; 4 of 12 at Wellington (Bm58) on May 10 over 1600m, 3.75 len behind Universal Thief carrying 59.5kg at $3.00. Before that lost a plate; 3 of 12 at Grafton Hcp (C2) on Apr 20 over 1410m, 0.8 len behind Luvyoulongtime carrying 55.5kg at $5.50.

The final event is the Kwik Kerb showcase class one handicap over 1305 m timed to go at 4:25 pm with Oakfield Ella exiting barrier 10 with Darryl Mclellan to pilot.

9 OAKFIELD ELLA
5 year old brown mare (19-9-2014) Sire: Street Cry (IRE) Dam: Dariana (Redoute’s Choice) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Peters Investments Pty Ltd
Owners: B Mackenzie
Colours: Lime Green, Gold Maltese Cross

Resuming after a five months break. Finished off last preparation fourth in a small field at Beaumont (Newcastle) 3yo+ Plate (C1) in Dec last year over 2200m, 2.5 len behind Lavish Rose with 57kg at $13.00. Previously first up; raced wide without cover and wide throughout; sixth of 11 at Newcastle Mdn in Aug last year over 1200m, 2.25 len behind Mayaaseh carrying 52.5kg at $67.00.

Good luck to all on Friday.