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Heywood runners represent value

Heywood runners represent value

THE DAILY ADVERTISER, JANUARY 11 By JON TUXWORTH WAGGA trainer Chris Heywood believes Landmine poses good value in the "get out" at Albury on Tuesday on the back of some solid lead-up form. Heywood believes a step down in distance to the 1175m in the Benchmark 58...

Corazon De Oro delivers the goods

Corazon De Oro delivers the goods

THE DAILY ADVERTISER, JANUARY 7 By JON TUXWORTH CORAZON De Oro was the beneficiary of a superb ride from jockey Blaike McDougall after the Chris Heywood-trained mare claimed the Class Two Handicap (1000m) Murrumbidgee Turf Club on Thursday. The seven-year-old ($8.50)...

Blitzar bound for Rosehill mission

Blitzar bound for Rosehill mission

THE DAILY ADVERTISER, OCTOBER 30 By PETER DOHERTY Wagga trainer Chris Heywood is hoping the promising Blitzar can overcome a wet track and a strong Highway field at Rosehill on Saturday. Blitzar is a $4.40 favourite in the $75,000 class three handicap over 1200m on...

Blitzar gets a slice of Front Page headline

Blitzar gets a slice of Front Page headline

BLITZAR gave a glimpse of his potential with an outstanding trial at Wagga on Saturday (October 3). The Chris Heywood-trained gelding finished a close-up second to Corowa star Front Page in scintillating time over 1000 metres. Blitzar, a winner of three of his nine...

Heywood hopes to continue hot streak

Heywood hopes to continue hot streak

THE DAILY ADVERTISER, SEPTEMBER 14 By MATT MALONE WAGGA trainer Chris Heywood will be hoping to keep a good run going when he takes two horses to Corowa on Tuesday. It was a weekend to remember for Heywood just gone, as he enjoyed two satisfying victories in two days,...

Landmine set to explode

Landmine set to explode

THE DAILY ADVERTISER, AUGUST 14 BY MATT MALONE The connections of Landmine are hoping they will be rewarded for their patience and perseverance this preparation, which kicks off at Narrandera on Saturday. Landmine is set to resume from a spell when he lines up in the...

Conditions ideal for Kruanui

Conditions ideal for Kruanui

RACING NSW WEBSITE TUESDAY, JULY 13 If all the figures line-up for Kruanui at Wagga on Tuesday, he is well on the way to adding to his excellent form this campaign, according to his trainer Chris Heywood. “His strike-rate at Wagga, form at the distance and in the wet...

Kruanui back to winning ways

Kruanui back to winning ways

THE DAILY ADVERTISER MONDAY, JUNE 15 By COURTNEY REES A decision to bring Kruanui back for another shot has paid dividends. The seven-year-old's career was at a crossroads after a string on unplaced efforts, however Wagga trainer Chris Heywood was pleased he...

Bill Spackman remembered as horseman from old school

Bill Spackman remembered as horseman from old school

THE DAILY ADVERTISER FRIDAY, APRIL 17 By MATT MALONE Long-time Harden trainer and owner William 'Bill' Spackman is being remembered as a 'hard but fair' operator from the old school. The Southern District Racing Association (SDRA) community is mourning the loss of...

Corazon De Oro belts rivals

Corazon De Oro belts rivals

THE DAILY ADVERTISER MONDAY, MARCH 31 By JON TUXWORTH TRAINER Chris Heywood says the coronavirus outbreak which threatens to halt racing at any time virtually forced his hand in running the in-form Corazon De Oro in Saturday's Wagga picnic meeting. After a host of...

Class Clown wins 2018 Parkes Gold Cup

Class Clown wins 2018 Parkes Gold Cup

Chris Heywood made it back to back $30,000 Parkes Services Club Parkes Cups when Class Clown won on Sunday after the Wagga Wagga based trainer had won the 2017 Cup with Leucura.Greg Ryan rode the now retired Leucura while it was Chris Heywoods’ son, Nick Heywood, in...

Wagga trainer Chris Heywood wins the Parkes Cup with Class Clown

Wagga trainer Chris Heywood wins the Parkes Cup with Class Clown

Wagga trainer Chris Heywood captured back-to-back Parkes Cups on Sunday.Heywood enjoyed a day out at Parkes, training a winning treble courtesy of Class Clown ($3.80), Delivered ($3.00) and Fermanagh Lad ($4.00).Class Clown went to the front and kicked strongly to...

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