News About Craig Williams

Williams to Ride She Will Reign in Moir Stakes

Williams to Ride She Will Reign in Moir Stakes

Trainer Gary Portelli has confirmed that leading Victorian jockey Craig Williams will ride champion filly She Will Reign when she resumes in the Group 1 Moir Stakes (1000m) at Moonee Valley on September 29th. Partnered by Ben Melham in four of her five career starts so far, She Will Reign returned the paddock after mustering…

Tattersall’s Tiara for 2017 Hinkler Handicap Winner Miss Gunpowder

Tattersall’s Tiara for 2017 Hinkler Handicap Winner Miss Gunpowder

Lindsay Park’s gutsy mare Miss Gunpowder has earned a shot at the 2017 Tattersall’s Tiara at the end of the month after hanging on to salute for the punters at Doomben in the Hinkler Handicap. The four-year-old daughter of Pendragon posted her sixth career win at start number 16 on Stradbroke Handicap Day, racing at…

Hinkler Handicap 2017 Field & Betting: Nancy Favourite

Hinkler Handicap 2017 Field & Betting: Nancy Favourite

Nancy narrowly missed out for the punters last start but is tipped to get the job done at Doomben Racecourse this weekend heading the 2017 Hinkler handicap field and odds on Stradbroke Handicap Day. On May 6 at the Gold Coast Peter & Paul Snowden’s Big Brown mare went down by the barest o margins…

Queensland Guineas 2017 Field & Barriers: Favourites Draw Wide

Queensland Guineas 2017 Field & Barriers: Favourites Draw Wide

A host of the early fancies in Saturday’s 2017 Queensland Guineas field have suffered a blow drawing double-digits for the mile showdown at Doomben Racecourse. The Stradbroke Handicap Day card has been transferred from Eagle Farm for 2017 and the $350,000 Group 2 Queensland Guineas (1600m) is now scheduled as Doomben Race 5 at 1:40pm…

Williams to Ride Grand Dreamer in Brisbane Cup 2017

Williams to Ride Grand Dreamer in Brisbane Cup 2017

Ace interstate hoop Craig Williams is booked to partner the Robert Smerdon-trained Grand Dreamer when the light weight hope takes on a field of better fancied stayers in Saturday’s 2017 Brisbane Cup. Caulfield horseman Smerdon has a host of exciting gallopers taking to the Doomben track on Stradbroke Handicap Day including a possible two runners…

Oak Door Hoping for 2017 Stradbroke Handicap Spot

Oak Door Hoping for 2017 Stradbroke Handicap Spot

Three-year-old Oak Door will be out to add to his commercial value as a future stallion with a Group 1 Brisbane win on Saturday, but firstly he needs to make the Stradbroke Handicap 2017 starting line-up. This year’s $1.5 million Group 1 Stradbroke Handicap (1350m) runs at Doomben with Eagle Farm out of action until…

Vega Magic wins 2017 Goodwood, chance to climb The Everest

Vega Magic wins 2017 Goodwood, chance to climb The Everest

Trainer David Hayes was hinting at finding a slot for Vega Magic in the $10 million The Everest at Randwick in the Spring after the former West Australian sprinter scored a first up win in the Group 1 $1m Darley Goodwood (1200m) at Morphettville today. The win of Vega Magic topped of a gigantic day…

Vega After Magic The Goodwood Result 2017

Vega After Magic The Goodwood Result 2017

Plenty of boxes are being ticked by the now Lindsay Park-trained Vega Magic who chases an upset win in Saturday’s 2017 The Goodwood over the defending champion Black Heart Bart. The bulk of the money at for this year’s $1 million Group 1 Darley Goodwood (1200m) is on the Darren Weir-trained Black Heart Bart ($3.50)…

Fuhryk Favourite in 2017 Proud Miss Stakes Field & Betting

Fuhryk Favourite in 2017 Proud Miss Stakes Field & Betting

The David & Ben Hayes and Tom Dabernig-trained filly Fuhryk is the firming favourite in Proud Miss Stakes 2017 betting to take out the Group 3 sprint at Morphettville this Saturday in Adelaide. A near capacity field of 18 fillies and mares, excluding early scratching Summer Glen (17), will take to the track in Morphettville…

Adelaide Guineas 2017 Odds & Betting Update

Adelaide Guineas 2017 Odds & Betting Update

One of the key black-type features running at Morphettville Racecourse on South Australian Derby Day this weekend is the 2017 Adelaide Guineas, betting for which is firmly led by the flying Lee & Anthony Freedman-trained Petition. Due to jump as Morphettville Race 6 at 3:50pm (ACST), the $150,000 Listed Adelaide Guineas (1600m) field will now…