Tag: 'craig newitt'

Sghirripa produces stunning performance in Standish Handicap romp

In the wake of his triumphant victory in the Standish Handicap (1200m) at Flemington, Sghirripa has posed an interesting question for his connections.

Brazen Style causes major upset in Thoroughbred Club Stakes

Shane Nichols and Craig Newitt have combined with Brazen Style to take out the Group 3 Thoroughbred Club Stakes on Thousand Guineas Day at Caulfield.

Ballarat win sets Bitcoin on Derby path

Kiwi three-year-old Bitcoin made a good impression at his Australian debut when winning at Ballarat on Wednesday for new trainer Lindsey Smith.
Victorian trainer Julius Sandhu

Sandhu has high hopes for Lofty Strike in Oakleigh Plate

Julius Sandhu believes Lofty Strike's mental strength will give him an edge over his opponents in the pressure-cooker atmosphere of the Oakleigh Plate.

2023 Oakleigh Plate betting strategy | Saturday, February 25

The Group 1 Oakleigh Plate rounds out the action at Sandown on Saturday afternoon, and HorseBetting's James Herbert presents his best bets to the race...
Lofty Strike wins Rubiton Stakes

Newitt chirpy about Lofty Strike ahead of Oakleigh Plate

Craig Newitt believes he has a colt to again salute at Group 1 level on Blue Diamond Stakes Day when he pilots Lofty Strike in...
Lofty Strike wins Rubiton Stakes

Lofty Strike storms home to claim Rubiton Stakes

Scenes of jubilation surrounded the Sandown mounting yard as the Julius Sandhu-trained Lofty Strike reigned supreme in the Group 2 Rubiton Stakes. Having not been...

Newitt looking to settle Interpretation on speed in Melbourne Cup

After a “frustrating” Monday, Interpretation has been cleared to run in the Melbourne Cup, and Craig Newitt has promised an aggressive ride on the $51...

How many Melbourne Cups has Craig Newitt won?

Craig Newitt is one of the most prominent jockeys to emerge from Tasmania, but how many times has he won the Melbourne Cup?
St Lawrence

Kiwi-breds to the fore at Geelong

New Zealand-breds featured prominently at Geelong on Thursday, scoring a treble courtesy of St Lawrence, Notabadbuy, and Captain Envious. St Lawrence was making his Australian...

Stablemates go head-to-head in Crystal Mile

Trainer David Browne’s big game expedition to Victoria with the talented duo of Elephant and Rhinoceros will take on a new look at the weekend....

Tasmanian mare chasing Mornington Cup success

Tasmanian trainer John Blacker wants to test the water on the mainland with his Launceston Cup winner Glass Warrior and believes the Mornington Cup is...

Abseiler Proves Too Strong At Debut

Craig Newitt had a great association with Extreme Choice and that has continued as he rode the first Flemington winner he has sired as a...
Miss Albania

Miss Albania Shows Sizzling Speed

Enver Jusufovic has a big opinion of Miss Albania who showed enormous speed to lead throughout to make it three wins on end at Caulfield.

Brunton’s Star Gone But Not Forgotten

Scott Brunton lost his favourite horse last week when Hellova Street died from a colic attack. He has his heir apparent Mandela Effect in the...

Love swoops to claim first stakes victory

In a race where there were some big reputations, it was Immortal Love who kept his undefeated record intact when he stormed home for a...

Ilovethegame prevails on debut for Eurell

Greg Eurell has high hopes for debutant Ilovethegame who provided the trainer an ideal birthday present with his victory at Sandown.

Tasmanian racing set for crowds on return

Launceston will host the return meeting for racing in Tasmania which was forced into a shutdown because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Immortal Love

Leading Tassie rider scores at Flemington

With racing in Tasmania in shutdown, leading jockey Craig Newitt has relocated to Victoria and has teamed with Immortal Love to score at Flemington.
Craig Newitt

Newitt holds fears for Tasmanian racing

With racing on hold for four weeks in Tasmania, jockey Craig Newitt fears it could have a crippling effect on the local industry.
Free Of Debt

Free Of Debt in top Oakleigh Plate shape

Lightly raced Free Of Debt will carry the minimum handicap of 50kg when he takes on more hardened sprinters in the Oakleigh Plate at Caulfield.
Free Of Debt

Oakleigh Plate next for Free Of Debt

After being in contention for a start in the $5 million All-Star Mile at Caulfield, Free Of Debt will instead be kept to sprint races...
Michael Rodd

Rodd leads NSW to Origin series victory

Michael Rodd has ridden a winner and a second placegetter on the final day of the 'Origin' Jockey Series in Brisbane to lead NSW to...

Newitt upbeat about Tatt’s Tiara hopes

Tasmania's leading jockey, Craig Newitt, will make the trip to Brisbane to ride Eckstein in the Group One Tattersall's Tiara at Eagle Farm.

Sandown double for Chris Waller stable

Imported gelding Mawaany Machine and three-year-old filly Tysonic have given trainer Chris Waller a winning double at Sandown.