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Ilovethegame Prevails On Debut For Eurell

Greg Eurell has celebrated his 60th birthday watching Ilovethegame score a stylish debut win at Sandown. Ilovethegame led from the outset to win Wednesday’s Ladbrokes Handicap under Craig Newitt prompting Eurell to say there is considerable improvement to come from the two-year-old. “He didn’t have any favours in the run, did all the donkey work,[...]
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Tasmanian Racing Set For Crowds On Return

Tasmanian trainers are eagerly awaiting the return to racing with 190 horses nominated for the first meeting back at Launceston. And crowds will immediately be allowed back on course, restricted to restaurant areas. Racing in Tasmania was halted in early April because of the coronavirus outbreak with its return set for Sunday. Tasracing chief executive[...]
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Leading Tassie Rider Scores At Flemington

Trainer Matt Cumani’s hopes of an early Flemington double have been thwarted by jockey Craig Newitt and an impressive on-pace victory from Immortal Love. Sasko provided Cumani a long-shot victory and punters pinned their hopes in stablemate Khoekhoe, sending the two-year-old out the $2.50 favourite in the Tom Melbourne Trophy. After settling in the box-seat,[...]
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Newitt Holds Fears For Tasmanian Racing

Leading jockey Craig Newitt fears for the future of the Tasmanian racing industry following its shutdown by the government in a bid to stop the spread of coronavirus. The three codes, thoroughbreds, greyhound and harness, were told to stop racing for four weeks by Tasmania Premier Peter Gutwein last Thursday as racing on mainland Australia[...]
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Sandown Double For Chris Waller Stable

Jockey Craig Newitt believes there is plenty to like about Irish import Mawaany Machine who has landed his first Australian victory at Sandown. Forming the first leg of a race-to-race winning double for trainer Chris Waller on Saturday’s program, six-year-old gelding Mawaany Machine dug in for a fight in the straight to stave off a[...]
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