Unbeaten filly Double Expresso faces a moment of truth when she clashes with a trio of talented colts in Secret Operation, Poisedtopounce and Jaspervellabeach in the $50,000 Champagne Classic at Gloucester Park on Friday night.
Members of the WA Trotting Media Guild are unanimous in their thoughts on the last race at Gloucester Park’s Thursday night meeting.
Shannon Suvaljko, last season’s leading West Australian driver, will handle the promising Art Major mare Salacious Gossip for the first time when the five-year-old starts from barrier five in the 2130m Happy Easter From Gloucester Park Pace at pacing headquarters on Thursday night.
Eight-year-old Soho Wonder has impressed on the past two Friday nights with fast-finishing placings over 2536m.
A meticulous plan by leading trainers Greg and Skye Bond to acclimatise Mighty Conqueror to standing-start racing has excellent prospects of bearing fruit when the lightly-raced and highly talented four-year-old contests the $50,000 Easter Cup at Gloucester Park on Thursday night.
Former Victorian pacer Warfare and the promising Quick Stride are star bets at Friday night’s Gloucester Park meeting for several members of the WA Trotting Media Guild.
Lightly-raced four-year-old Quick Stride has been shining on country tracks and he has bright prospects of extending his winning sequence to six when he contests the $18,000 Perth Plasterboard Centre Pace at Gloucester Park on Friday night at his first appearance in the city.
Promising four-year-old Marquisard has been unplaced from unfavourable barriers at his past 11 starts, but he gets a great chance to break his recent run of outs by winning the Direct Trades Supply Pace over 2130m at Gloucester Part on Friday night.
New Zealand-bred filly Balcatherine will begin her WA Oaks campaign when she starts in a prelude of the classic, the Intersport Slater Gartrell Pace over 2130m at Gloucester Park on Friday night and she has the raw ability to overcome the disadvantage of starting from the inside of the back line in the 2130m event.