The Stable Stays Local On Sunday
Sep 27, 2014
Marc Quinn will saddle up three runners for the local Port Macquarie race club meeting to be held on Sunday, September 28 with overcast conditions currently racing on a dead four.
The first of the stable runners will come out in race six at 3:30PM in a benchmark 60 handicap over 1206 m with Cracker Night wearing saddle cloth 2 first up from a spell with Alan Chau to ride jumping from barrier one of 11 and First Class To Rio to be ridden by Andrew Adkins jumping from barrier 4 wearing Saddle cloth five.
Cracker Night is a five-year-old Bay gelding having started on 16 occasions with three wins and six placings earning prize-money in excess of $43,000 recent runs last preparation were at Taree over 1600 finishing ninth of 10 under a big weight, finishing 11.5 lengths off the winner, and was seen racing again at Taree finishing seven of 10 over 1312m benchmark 65 finishing 3.1 lengths off the winner.
The second stable runner to come out will be First Class To Rio, a five-year-old Bay mare having started on eight occasions for one win and four placings earning prize-money in excess of $26,000, recent runs have been a third of 10 at Taree on August 24 over 1250m, on a heavy eight with Andrew Adkins aboard finishing two lengths off the winner, and most recently was seen at Dubbo on September 14 finishing sixth of 14 over 1100 m with Sam Clenton aboard, traveling at the tail of the field in the early stages to pass a few runners on the way home to finish 2.6 lengths off the winner.
Race seven on the card at 4:06 PM will see stable stalwart Falklands coming out in the Port cup prelude over 1812m, in the feature of the day to be ridden by Raymond Spokes, jumping from barrier 10 of 11.
Recent runs for Falklands have been at Dubbo on September 14 over 1600 m in the Dubbo Cup finishing 11th of 11 when travelling midfield in the early stages.
Marc then took the six year old Brown gelding to a trial at Coffs winning that trial by 1.3 lengths in a field of six with Ray Spokes aboard.
Career-wise Falklands has raced on 35 occasions for five wins and 13 placings earning prize-money in excess of $200,000.
The stable would like to wish connections of all of these runners the very best on their home track on Sunday.