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Giga Kick trialled alongside spring contenders What You Need and Magic Time in an 850m hitout on the Cranbourne Racecourse course proper.
19th August 2023
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Williams has experienced first-hand the horrors of war and has been so moved by the plight of the Ukrainian people he is personally delivering life-saving medical equipment and other necessary supplies to the frontline.
JD Hayes confirmed the initial plan would be to race Mr Brightside predominantly in Victoria with a first-up assignment in the PB Lawrence next month likely.
Williams found time between races to speak with the Aged Care residents from Bendigo health Calvary and Freemasons.
Williams and his family were able to travel to other parts of Ukraine to see for themselves the immense amount of destruction and the evidence of lost lives.
Craig Williams makes his return to Melbourne racing this week. Last week, the Williamses returned from their third trip to Ukraine, the second in which they have been allowed inside the country. Williams worked with local agency Sprava Gromad which helps get the right...
Craig is back at the races today but hasn’t ridden for over a month after another incredible trip to Ukraine where he and his wife Larysa have been delivering aid packages across the war torn country
Craig Williams, the 46-year-old jockey from Australia, has completed his second trip to deliver aid inside Ukraine and witnessed some of the horrors of the conflict as a result of Russia’s invasion
Group 1 star Mr Brightside will begin to ramp up his spring preparations with a jumpout at Flemington on Friday.
As Craig and Larysa continue their humanitarian project in Ukraine, they start their 2023 mission at the Museum of the History of the City of Kyiv. Craig and Larysa Williams were honoured with the "St. Sophia's Cathedral" stamp. Peter Brazil provided Larysa and Craig...
While all eyes are on the jockeys, notching up win after win during a raceday, behind the scenes are people that could be called ‘the glue’ holding it all together. Patrick Mills is Craig Williams’ valet, tasked with anticipating what the Melbourne Cup-winning jockey needs, before he even knows himself.