News About Wayne Webster

Epsom Handicap Third Up for Happy Clapper

Epsom Handicap Third Up for Happy Clapper

Trainer Pat Webster has determined the path to be taken by stable star Happy Clapper, when he returns to competition during the forthcoming Spring Carnival.

Happy Clapper will target the 2016 Epsom Handicap third-up. Photo: Steve Hart

Happy Clapper has been a strong and consistent performer through his entire racing career so far, but has undoubtedly kicked up ...

Wet 2012 Galaxy Second Time Lucky for Thankgodyou’rehere?

Wet 2012 Galaxy Second Time Lucky for Thankgodyou’rehere?

It will be familiar conditions for last year’s runner-up Thankgodyou’rehere when he looks to go one better in the 2012 Galaxy at Sydney’s Royal Randwick Racecourse this Saturday.

It will be familar wet conditions in the Galaxy for 2011 runner-up Thankgodyou'rehere

Last year’s Group 1 sprint (1100m) was run on a heavy (10) track and with plenty of foul weather ...

Full Field Named for 2012 Galaxy

Full Field Named for 2012 Galaxy

The $350,000 Group 1 2012 Galaxy (1100m) stands as one of the feature races on an exciting Randwick card this weekend and a full allotment of 14 horses plus two emergencies were today named in the final field.

Last year's runner-up Thankgodyou'rehere will look to go one better in the 2012 The Galaxy on Saturday

Last year’s runner-up Thankgodyou’rehere will ...

The Galaxy 2012 – Runner-up gets chance to go one better

The Galaxy 2012 – Runner-up gets chance to go one better

Last year’s Galaxy runner-up Thankgodyou’rehere will attempt to go one better this weekend when he turns out in the Group 1 2012 Galaxy (1100m) at Sydney’s Royal Randwick Racecourse on Saturday.

Fresh from a spell after a quality spring campaign, the six-year-old is a successful first-up runner having scored victory twice and finished runner-up another two times from five efforts....

Punters Thank God in 2011 Bill Ritchie Handicap Odds

Punters Thank God in 2011 Bill Ritchie Handicap Odds

Thankgodyou’rehere has opened as the narrow favourite to return to the winners stall for the first time in 10 months this Saturday at Rosehill and win the Bill Ritchie Handicap 2011, but there is another galloper hot on their heels in Queensland raider Startsmeup.

Startsmeup is hot on the heels of Thankgodyou'rehere in the 2011 Bill Ritchie Handicap ...

Thank Rod You’re Here

Thank Rod You’re Here

Hurtling down a racetrack at four o’clock in the morning on a half-tonne animal is hardly the place you’d expect to find a 50 year old, but every day jockey Rod Quinn does exactly that.

While he admits that sometimes he struggles to find the desire to keep going, its weekends like this one that keep the fire burning.

Quinn ...

Thankgodyou’rehere Ready For Stradbroke Tilt

Thankgodyou’rehere Ready For Stradbroke Tilt

Training duo Wayne and Patrick Webster will be chasing their first victory in a Group One when talented five year old Thankgodyou’rehere lines up in the Stradbroke Handicap at Eagle Farm on Saturday.

The Stradbroke has been the long term goal for Thankgodyou’rehere who has been racing in consistent form of late.

“He has been aimed at the Stradbroke this ...

Webster to Thank God for Gold Coast Double

Webster to Thank God for Gold Coast Double

Randwick horseman Pat Webster is hoping the forecast good weather in Queensland tomorrow can help him collect a black-type double at the Gold Coast’s Prime Minister’s Cup meeting.

Webster, who co-trains a team of quality runners in partnership with his son Wayne, has three-year-old filly I Walk The Line running in the $125,000 Listed Gold Coast Bracelet (1800m) while stable ...