News About Craig Williams

Hartnell is the 2017 PB Lawrence Stakes Winner

Hartnell is the 2017 PB Lawrence Stakes Winner

Hartnell has announced his Spring Carnival intentions at Caulfield this afternoon; easily beating a talented field in Group 2 PB Lawrence Stakes (1400m). Jumping from the gates well, jockey Craig Williams allowed Hartnell to stride forward and settle just behind the pace of early leader Charmed Harmony, who flew the gates and ensured that the…

Black Heart Bart Firms in PB Lawrence Stakes Betting

Black Heart Bart Firms in PB Lawrence Stakes Betting

Black Heart Bart is yet to taste anything but success on the 1400m course at Caulfield Racecourse and has firmed into clear favouritism in 2017 PB Lawrence Stakes betting markets ahead of this afternoon’s feature race. The talented seven-year-old has not been seen at the races since he failed to run on and finished fifth…

Dunn to Ride Ability in Rescheduled Bletchingly Stakes

Dunn to Ride Ability in Rescheduled Bletchingly Stakes

Dwayne Dunn will ride classy sprinter Ability in the rescheduled Group 3 Bletchingly Stakes (1200m) at Ladbrokes Park on Sunday afternoon. Ability has been a strong and consistent performer throughout his entire racing career so far, but has undoubtedly improved tenfold since he was gelded in summer and is seeking a fourth-consecutive win when he…

2017 Bletchingly Stakes Odds & Betting Update

2017 Bletchingly Stakes Odds & Betting Update

Thirteen horses have been confirmed in the final field for Saturday’s Group 3 Bletchingly Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield Racecourse; offering punters terrific value from a betting perspective and several key opportunities to place a winning wager. Supido returned to the races for a comfortable win in the Group 3 Sir John Monash Stakes (1100m) a…

Ability Primed for Bletchingly Stakes

Ability Primed for Bletchingly Stakes

Robert Smerdon is expecting another strong performance from Ability, when the classy galloper takes a position in Saturday’s Group 3 Bletchingly Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield. Ability has been a smart performer throughout his entire racing career so far, but has returned to racing a far better horse since being gelded in summer and has posted…

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…