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2015 Bletchingly Stakes result - Joey smokes rivals

2015 Bletchingly Stakes result - Joey smokes rivals

Jul 25, 2015

By Darryl Sherer for RacenetThe decision by trainer Wez Hunter to run Smokin' Joey in the Group III Bletchingly Stakes (1200m) at Caulfield rather than have a trial was rewarded with victory on Saturday.Coming from well back before the home turn, Smokin' Joey ($6.50) ...

Slipper winner's brother Ready for Valley debut

Jun 18, 2015

By Brad Waters for RacenetLimbo Star has already displayed one trait in common with his Golden Slipper-winning brother ahead of his debut at Saturday's Moonee Valley meeting.Limbo Star is a brother to the 2009 Magic Millions 2YO Classic and Golden Slipper winner Phelan Ready, ...

Rising trainer Wez goes from chauffeur to big-race Huntery

Nov 14, 2013

By Christian Nicolussi, The Daily TelegraphA CHAUFFEUR for Nash Rawiller. A representative basketballer. A terrible art student. And a former neighbour of Kingston Town.Meet Wez Hunter, the little-known trainer who upstaged some of the biggest names in racing during the ...

Wez Hunter maintains top strikerate

Wez Hunter maintains top strikerate

Nov 09, 2013

By Sky Racing NewsRookie trainer Wez Hunter has emerged as an unlikely star of the Melbourne spring carnival with half of his team successful in the past week.As well as bringing up a double for the trainer on successive Saturdays at Flemington, the win of Bel Thor in the Antler ...

Bel Thor keeps Wez Hunter's streak alive

Bel Thor keeps Wez Hunter's streak alive

Nov 09, 2013

By Michael Lynch, The AgeWhen battling trainer Robbie Laing won the Victoria Derby on the first day of the Flemington carnival he said that the million dollar pay day could not have come at a better time, given that perhaps only five per cent of trainers were not doing it ...

Smokin Joey heads West

Smokin Joey heads West

Nov 08, 2013

By Perth Racing NewsRookie trainer Wez Hunter is hoping his amazing success during Melbourne Cup week continues in Perth after paying a $22,000 late entry fee to have Smokin' Joey run in next Saturday week's Carlton Draught Railway Stakes (1600m).Hunter trained two winners in ...