Astute Herne Hill trainer Kevin Keys has high hopes of celebrating his 71st birthday with a victory by his speedy six-year-old Dominate The Dojo in the Ramsays Horse Transport Pace over 2130m at Gloucester Park on Friday night.
Tony Svilicich gained considerable notoriety with his unconventional training methods with former star pacer Has The Answers, whose preparation consisted of being chased around a paddock in an old vehicle driven by the veteran horseman.
Six-year-old Im Soxy, a $9000 yearling, continues to blossom and the State’s leading reinsman Ryan Warwick confidently predicts the gelding will graduate to open-class company and prove his worth in Free-For-Alls.
The Group 1 $250,000 WA Oaks headlines a stellar 10-event card at Gloucester Park on Friday night and members of the WA Trotting Media Guild are confident of sending punters home with plenty of cash in their pockets.
No mare has won the Laurie Kennedy Race For Roses more than once. But ace Banjup trainer-reinsman Colin Brown firmly believes that six-year-old Eden Franco has the ability to create history by winning the $30,000 2503m standing-start feature event for the second time.
Champion trainer Gary Hall Snr admits that he is nervous as he prepares to watch his superstar pacer Chicago Bull make his much-anticipated comeback in the $25,000 Gannon’s Harness Racing Colours Free-For-All over 2130m at Gloucester Park on Friday night.
Brilliant filly Typhoon Tiff has not raced for seven weeks, but ace trainer-reinsman Colin Brown is quick to warn punters not to disregard her as a major chance in the $150,000 Gannon’s WA Oaks at Gloucester Park on Friday night.
Last year’s WA Derby winner King Of Swing is expected to make a winning return to the racetrack at Gloucester Park tonight, according to the majority of WA Trotting Media Guild members.