Latest News from Craig Williams

Newmarket Handicap: Craig Williams confident Brave Smash can snare another Group 1 win

Newmarket Handicap: Craig Williams confident Brave Smash can snare another Group 1 win

Mar 07, 2018

THE persuasive nature of Craig Williams will see Futurity Stakes winner Brave Smash attempt a rare double when he tackles the Newmarket Handicap at Flemington on Saturday.Only six horses have achieved the Futurity-Newmarket double with the most recent one of the greats of the ...

Group 1s addictive for Williams

Group 1s addictive for Williams

Feb 27, 2018

Craig Williams is looking to continue his winning Group 1 run in 2018 by linking up with leading Sydney trainer Bjorn Baker in his attempt to win a third Australian Guineas on Saturday at Flemington.Williams, who began 2018 with wins in the C.F. Orr Stakes aboard Hartnell and ...

Brave Smash snares G1

Brave Smash snares G1

Feb 25, 2018

Japanese import Brave Smash claimed a maiden Group 1 win in Saturday’s Futurity Stakes (1400m) as master trainer Darren Weir dominated the $500,000 feature with first, second and fourth over the line.Weir’s jubilation at back-to-back wins in the race was mixed with a sense ...

Blue Diamond Ride Confirmed

Blue Diamond Ride Confirmed

Feb 12, 2018

Craig Williams' bid to win back-to-back Blue Diamond Stakes features rests on the sturdy shoulders of boom filly Kinky Boom.Williams confirmed on Monday he will take the reins aboard the Tony McEvoy-trained daughter of Spirit Of Boom in the $1.5 million Caulfield feature on ...