Williams Booked to Ride Disposition in 2015 Autumn Carnival

February 3, 2015

deposit $100
to get


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $50
bet with


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $25
to get


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

deposit $250
to get


*In Bonus-bets

View Offers

New customers only. Exc NSW, SA, WA & VIC. Turnover requirements apply. Promotional T&Cs apply & available on website. Is gambling a problem for you? Call Gambling Help on 1800 858 858 or visit www.gamblinghelponline.org.au '

Williams Booked to Ride Disposition in 2015 Autumn Carnival

Champion jockey Craig Williams will partner three-year-old gelding Disposition in his first campaign under the care of new trainer Wez Hunter.

Craig Williams will partner Disposition in his first campaign outside of Perth.

Craig Williams will partner Disposition in his first campaign outside of Perth. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

The Bob Peters-owned gelding enjoyed success in Perth during the summer, winning the Listed Fairetha Stakes (1400m) and placing in both the Group 2 WA Guineas (1600m) and Group 1 Kingston Town Classic (1800m).

However Peters had bigger plans for the three-year-old than a career in Perth so decided to ship him east for the autumn in a partnership with Hunter. Sticking to a plan set by the owner, the trainer will enter Disposition in the Group 3 CS Hayes Stakes (1400m) first up on February 21 with plans to move on towards the Group 1 Australian Guineas (1600m) on March 7 and potentially the Group 1 Australian Cup (2000m) the following week.

“Bob Peters sent him to me, he had a bit of a plan with him to just include those two races and all going well maybe have a go at the Australian Cup, we’ll just be guided by the horse, but he’ll definitely be at Flemington on the 21st,” Hunter told Racing Victoria.

“He’s proven at Weight For Age Group 1 level, he was a lip off winning a Group 1 against some seasoned tough horses and he did it at both ends, he’s an exciting horse.”

Disposition got the biggest test since his arrival to Hunter’s stables in January in a Tuesday morning jumpout. Even Williams made the trek to Balnarring to get his first ride on the gelding.

The gelding jumped well and travelled well in the 1000 metre trial, sitting second behind the leader and really ramping it up from the 600 metre mark to run a really good time. In fact, Disposition ran two seconds faster than any other trial over the same distance on the day.

“[Williams] said he’ll measure up to whatever I want to run him in, he was really impressed, so fingers crossed we’ll just keep doing what we’re doing and we’ll turn up at Flemington,” Hunter said.

“I’m actually pretty excited about him after watching him this morning and hearing Craig’s comments, I was pretty pumped.

“He’s right up to the mark, he had a blow but I’ve kept in mind it’s still two-and-a-half weeks until that race at Flemington. He’s pretty much right where I want him.”

Hunter admitted to a bit of attitude from Disposition but isn’t worried considering how well he did on trial.

The 2015 CS Hayes Stakes is the supporting race to the Group 1 Lightning Stakes (1000m) at Flemington. Open your Ladbrokes.com.au online betting account to get in all the action this autumn. New customers will receive a bonus $250 match on their first bet. Just quote code: BETBONUS.

Racing fields and data are copyright 2011-2018 © Racing Australia Pty Ltd (RA) (and other parties working with it).
Racing materials, including fields, form and results, is subject to copyright which is owned by RA and other parties working with it. Full copyright notice.

Spring Racing

Written By Is The 2018 Ladbrok...

The Everest 2018 Ultimate Goal...

The Everest 2018 Ultimate Goal for Magic Millions Sprint Winner Viddora

Young South Australian horseman Lloyd Kennewell has named Sydney’s 2018 The...

Capacity 2018 Perth Cup Field ...

Capacity 2018 Perth Cup Field Released

Ascot Racecourse in W.A. hosts one of the summer’s highlight races on New...

2018 The Everest Next Sydney R...

2018 The Everest Next Sydney Race for Viddora

Ace young South Australian trainer Lloyd Kennewell has confirmed his Group 1...

Vega Magic Injured But Still S...

Vega Magic Injured But Still Scaling The Everest 2018

A freak accident in the paddock last month has ruled the Lindsay Park-trained...

Horse Racing Today

2018 Galaxy Final Field: Jungl...

2018 William Reid Stakes Final...

2018 William Reid Stakes Final Field: She Will Reign draws barrier 1

Last year’s Golden Slipper winner She Will Reign has drawn barrier one in the...

2018 Rosehill Guineas: Cliff&#...

2018 Rosehill Guineas: Cliff’s Edge draws the rails in capacity field

Front running colt Cliff’s Edge has drawn the rails in the capacity field for...

2018 George Ryder Stakes Field...

2018 George Ryder Stakes Field: 5 rivals for Winx

Super mare Winx will only have five rivals when she lines up for her...

Daysee Doom and Dixie Blossoms...

Daysee Doom and Dixie Blossoms listed in 2018 Coolmore Classic nominations

Stablemates Daysee Doom and Dixie Blossoms are listed among the nominations...

Race Results

Viewed Victorious in Caulfield Cup

Race 1 Result – $101 500 AGL Renewable Energy Stakes – She’s Got Gears Wins

Race 2 – $101,500 Schiavello Plate – Avienus Wins

Race 3 – $101 500 Lavazza A Modo Mio – Linton Street Wins

Race 4 Results – $151,500 Listed Herald Sun Stakes – Strawberry Field Wins

Race Previews

2009 Caulfield Cup Barrier Draw Announced

Who Are the Top Contenders for Tomorrow’s Caulfield Cup?

Victoria Derby in sight for Onemorenomore

2009 Melbourne Cup Field

Eclipse Stakes Final Field & Preview

Fields & Form

Can Kelinni Win Sydney Cup 2013 for the Punters?

Moroney Gets into Queensland Derby 2013 Rhythm

Buffering Draws 7 – 2013 BTC Cup Final Field and Barrier Draw

SA Fillies Classic 2013 Field Released

13 two-year-olds in 2013 Champagne Classic Field