Jumps jockey Steve Pateman on weight loss mission ahead of Galleywood Hurdle | The Standard

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CHAMPION jumps jockey Steve Pateman has gone on an excessive food plan in an effort to trip promising jumper Saunter Boy within the $150,000 Galleywood Hurdle at Warrnambool on May 5. Pateman, who has gained the Galleywood Hurdle on three events, rode the Ciaron Maher-David Eustace skilled Saunter Boy to a powerful victory a restricted hurdle at Pakenham on Sunday. “I feel Saunter Boy is the true deal,” Pateman mentioned. “Saunter Boy is an excellent jumper. He’s extra seasoned after having a few jumps begins final season. I’m assured there’s extra enchancment in him after the Pakenham win. “I feel he’ll get 67kg within the Galleywood. I’ve acquired to lose a few kilos to be proper for the carnival. “I’m fortunate as a result of my spouse Jess has a level in sports activities science. She understands every thing about diet. “I’ll simply watch what I eat over the subsequent couple of weeks main as much as the carnival.” Pateman will associate the imported jumper Yensir for the Maher-Eustace steady within the Warrnambool Grand Annual Steeplechase subsequent month. He rode the eight-year-old to win the Von Doussa Steeplechase at Oakbank. “I used to be very impressed with the win of Yensir within the Von Doussa,” he mentioned. “Yensir is a nimble sort of jumper who needs to be suited to the fences round Warrnambool. “I used to be very proud of how he dealt with Warrnambool in a jumps trial a few weeks in the past. “It’s nice to see Ciaron and Dave may have a couple of jumpers at Warrnambool. “They are within the high two trainers in Australia, however they’re nonetheless very captivated with jumps racing and particularly the Grand Annual, which is great for the game and I hope their love for jumps racing continues for a few years to return.” Pateman has gained the Grand Annual Steeplechase on three events. TRAINER Symon Wilde echoed the ideas of trainers and house owners final week, saying prizemoney for the restricted races on the Warrnambool May Racing Carnival just isn’t ok. Wilde referred to as on Racing Victoria and Country Racing Victoria to provide the stakemoney in maidens and benchmark races a rise from $35,000 to $50,000. It’s anticipated that RV will announce hefty prizemoney will increase for the subsequent racing season in June, however the Warrnambool May Racing Carnival shouldn’t be categorised with the remainder of nation races in Victoria. The carnival is the jewel within the crown for RV and CRV and wishes extra stakemoney than regular conferences if it’ll appeal to big-name trainers, jockeys and sophistication horses, and stay the most effective nation carnival in Australia. TALENTED Warrnambool apprentice jockey Laura Lafferty will likely be on the sidelines for 11 conferences after pleading responsible to a careless using cost after her trip on Galenus at Cranbourne on Friday night time. The careless using occurred passing the 150 metres mark when Lafferty permitted Galenus to shift in. Her suspension begins midnight April 24 and ends May 3. Stewards have been of the view the incident was within the mid-range. They took under consideration Lafferty’s responsible plea earlier than handing down the penalty. Galenus gained the $50,000 race. Lafferty out-rode her nation declare with a profitable double at Kyneton on Saturday. PAUL’S Regret could also be a Wangoom Handicap starter at subsequent month’s Warrnambool May Carnival after her second inserting behind in a $250,000 race at Caulfield on Saturday. Trainer Peter Chow mentioned the Wangoom was a severe choice for Paul’s Regret. “I’ll think about working him within the Wangoom,” Chow mentioned. “I’ll try the calendar however the Wangoom is a severe choice as a result of it is at our again door. “Paul’s Regret was overwhelmed by a greater horse on Saturday, however he by no means allow us to down. He’s so trustworthy in his races.” Paul’s Regret took his stake cash to just about $300,000 with the second inserting. INSTIGATOR laid his claims for a begin in subsequent month’s Galleywood Hurdle at Warrnambool with a seven-length victory within the Bourke Hurdle at Pakenham on Sunday. Trainer Aaron Purcell mentioned Instigator had been a sluggish maturing horse. “He’s an actual quirky sort of horse,” Purcell mentioned. “Instigator loves leaping however he is acquired a thoughts of his personal. He’s simply taken a little bit of time to mature. “He confirmed final season that he is a useful sort of jumper. “The Galleywood has been his goal for this marketing campaign. He’s useful in all kinds of going, so it is not going to fear if we get a moist monitor.” Purcell acknowledged Instigator’s rider Braidon Small after the victory. “It’s nice to see Braidon again within the winners stall,” he mentioned. “Braidon has been to hell and again since his fall two years in the past however he is labored actually onerous to get again on monitor. “The win is a simply reward for all of the onerous work he is put in.” Instigator has gained two of his 4 jumps begins WARRNAMBOOL trainers Symon Wilde and Lindsey Smith shared the coaching honours at Terang on Sunday. Both had doubles. Wilde was profitable with Inn Keeper and Ammoudi Bay whereas Smith gained with Sovereign Gold and National Guard. LITERARY MAGNATE: Nice effort at her second begin to end second in a 1200 metre race. She seems to be a promising sort who scored a powerful maiden victory at her first begin. BEAU ROSSA: Was nicely backed to win a 1600 metre race at Caulfield however may solely handle a second inserting. Punters shouldn’t drop off him as one other win is simply across the nook. TAKSU: Made good floor late in a 1200 metre race on Sunday. He’ll be suited to races over extra floor and might be adopted with confidence the subsequent time he helps silks. WARY: Punters ought to deal with the shape from Terang’s assembly on Sunday with respect. There seemed to be some areas of the monitor that you just did not need your horses to be working in. BELINDA O’LOUGHLIN: Underrated South Australian coach. Her runners are normally aggressive in the event that they make the journey to Victoria. NAPOLEON: Smart jumper who confirmed he is prepared for a begin within the Warrnambool Grand Annual Steeplechase with a powerful win in a steeplechase at Pakenham on Sunday.


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