FINBAR ABBEY SURPRISES IN EASTER CUP
Veteran pacer Finbar Abbey, a metropolitan maiden performer, caused a major surprise when he celebrated his 100th start by working hard and winning the $40,000 Garrards Horse And Hound Easter Cup at Gloucester Park on Thursday night.
ALTA CHRISTIANO READY FOR THE CHALLENGE
Four-year-old Alta Christiano, the youngest and least experienced runner in the Garrards Horse And Hound Easter Cup at Gloucester Park on Thursday night, is poised to give master trainer Gary Hall sen. his fourth victory in the $40,000 event and maintain his unbeaten record in Australia.
THREE BLIND MICE TRIUMPHS IN WA DERBY
Barry Howlett, who runs a tree lopping business in Busselton, and Dunedin-born Matt White, who immigrated to Western Australia in late 2009, combined to cause a significant upset when White drove the lowly-credentialled Three Blind Mice to a stirring all-the-way victory in the $200,000 Sky racing WA Derby at Gloucester Park on Friday night.
FRED KERLSEY RETURNS TO THE SULKY AT GLOUCESTER PARK
Hall of Fame reinsman Frederick Ross (FR) Kersley will return to Gloucester Park on Friday night as a driver, when he partners another superstar of the sport, Im Themightyquinn.
PRENTICE LIKES MACHTU’S DERBY CHANCES
Outstanding horseman Kim Prentice has gone close to winning the WA Derby a couple of times and now he feels that the time is right for him to put the record straight by winning the $200,000 Sky Racing WA Derby at Gloucester Park on Friday night.