Dynamic Syndications Congratulate New Trainer BRAD WIDDUP on a Winning Debut

26 May 17 - Dynamic Syndications

A new chapter has commenced at Hawkesbury Racecourse’s glamourous stable facility PLATINUM PARK, the 5 star horse property owned by Damion Flower’s Jadesky Racing. 

Damion recently announced that they’re welcoming well known industry horseman Brad Widdup to take over the helm and establish a new training stable. 

It has already proved a masterstroke as Brad has now embarked on his new career challenge - to become a public trainer in his own right and …… what a debut for the new trainer’s career – his first runner is a winner !

That’s the realisation that BRAD WIDDUP has just embraced, as his first runner JUNGLIZED easily won the first race in Canberra on their Acton track on Friday afternoon.

"It doesn't matter where it is, you're first winner is always a special one," Brad Widdup said. "It's just nice to get going.

"There's a lot of work ahead to make this successful and it's great that my first winner was for Damion (Flower) who's the main reason behind me going out on my own."

"I've been very lucky during my career to have some wonderful mentors and the transition to running my own business has been what I expected," Brad Widdup commented.

"We're off and running now so I'm really looking forward to the challenges ahead and my next runner."

The punters didn’t miss out either as they backed the horse from $2.60 favourite into $2:00 favourite. 

Ridden by Brad’s brother-in-law Christian Reith, the 2yo colt by Snitzel jumped quickly from barrier 2 and went to the lead. In a fast run race Junglized, held the lead on the fence and as the field swung for home Christian gave the colt a kick to respond and they dashed clear to score by 2 lengths despite the luxury of being eased down over the concluding stages.

Junglized is owned by: Jadeskye Racing, Denns Racing, Mr T S Rocks, Mr R E Collins, S T H Racing, Mr T A Collins, Mr M D Jennings, Ms M J O'Gorman. Congratulations to all connections ! 

Platinum Park is s state of the art horse training facility at Hawkesbur

Brad Widdup needs no introduction to most racing enthusiasts, as his presence amongst the racing industry is widespread and well respected. 

Brad has gained a wealth of experience over 25 years in the industry and his knowledge combined with his horsemanship skills are second to none.

Many will know of Brad as the mainstay of the Darley / Godolphin Empire over the past 10 years where happy to avoid the spotlight, he has been an instrumental cog in their wheel of the racing juggernaut. 

His contribution and loyalty along with the results achieved speaks for itself. 

Brad’s history includes stints as the number 1 foreman at Randwick for the Rogerson and Moses stables before heading out to Warwick Farm to work under the Ingham / Hawkes factory. When Ingham’s parted ways with Hawkes, Snowden rose to head trainer and Brad rose to the number 1 foreman for the Ingham / Snowden camp.

Then Darley brought out the Ingham’s however the training stables operations remained until Darley took a new direction three years ago and separated with Snowden. 

This heralded the start of the Darley / O’Shea era where Brad remained in his roll with the racing powerhouse until Brad made the decision in March 2017 to become a public trainer in his own right.

In what will be a family involved venture, Brad Widdup is accompanied by his wife Milissa who is well credentialed within our industry and importantly a fabulous horse woman herself. 

Brad Widdup was granted his trainers licence and commenced his new operation on Monday 8th May 2017. 

His first runner was on 26 May history now shows won with ease at Canberra.

In the initial stages of Brad's training career, Damion Flower’s magnificently bred, high quality Jadeskye Racing's horses will be trained by Brad Widdup, along with many horse’s from outside clients. 

Damion Flower of Jadeskye Racing said "I believe Brad will be a great asset to our industry and will also be a great trainer in his own right in time to come.”

Dynamic Syndications have also joined the stable and are supporting Brad Widdup with horses.

Dean Watt first met Brad and Milissa back in 2004 when Brad joined the Rogerson Stables at Randwick. Soon after Milissa was employed by Dean as a secretary for the syndication business. 

Then Brad shifted down High Street from Rogerson to the Moses stables to be number 1 foreman, so we followed Brad to that stable to maintain horses under Brad’s care and attention before Brad and Milissa took advantage of the opportunity to move out to Warwick Farm.

From Dynamic Syndications perspective, we have no doubt Brad will be an instant success and quickly become a formidable force in the Sydney training ranks in the years to come. 

Pictures of the magnificent Platinum Park Racing Stables at Hawkesbury Racecourse.




Coupled with having the best training facilities in Sydney at his disposal, along with a motivated family behind him, we anticipate seeing many winners being produced by Brad Widdup from his Platinum Park stables.

The first of many Dynamic Syndications horses arrived at Platinum Park on Day 1.

Anyone wishing to inquire of the services Brad will supply at Platinum Park can directly contact Brad Widdup on 0417 253 177 or Milissa Widdup on 0433 018 633.