Everyone knows that drawing the pole at Gloucester Park is a big advantage. Certainly members of the WA Trotting Media Guild are all over it, a fact which is reflected in their best bets for Saturday night’s card.
Hardy New Zealand-bred mare Talkerup will contest her 36th race this season and veteran trainer Tony Svilicich has high hopes she will set the pace in the 2130m Choices Flooring Midland Pace at Gloucester Park on Saturday night and win to end a losing sequence of 41.
Hopeland trainer Giles Inwood made a wise decision recently when he took the lease of six-year-old Batavia On Fire, a gelding who is racing in sparkling form and should get punters away to a flying start at Gloucester Park on Saturday night by winning the opening event, the 2536m Choices Flooring Northam Pace.
Fifteen years ago, Glen Mortimer cheered excitedly as 8/1 chance Fake Embrace stormed home with a three-wide burst from eighth at the bell to finish second to The Jobs On in the 2004 Golden Slipper Stakes.
Talk about a mixed bag! This week, three members of the WA Trotting Media Guild have made their best bets at Gloucester Park on Friday night all in the same race - and all different horses.
Hopeland trainer Debra Lewis is riding on the crest of a wave and she has excellent prospects of continuing her golden run by winning the final event, the Cowden The Insurance Brokers Pace, at Gloucester Park on Friday night with Our Corelli, the latest addition to her stable.
It’s been more than eight months since Tommy Be Good’s most recent victory and the seven-year-old has been sent out as a rank outsider at $91 at each of his past two starts.
The sky’s the limit for inexperienced four-year-old Ideal Liner, according to champion reinsman Gary Hall Jnr who considers the New Zealand-bred gelding is destined for the top.