Talented colt Shockwave, relegated to second in three Group 1 events for two-year-olds last year, is on target to break through for his first feature victory, according to his trainer Ryan Bell.
Before we launch into this week’s thoughts from the WA Trotting Media Guild for Friday night’s meeting at Gloucester Park, three members deserve an honourable mention - The West Australian’s Ernie Manning, longshot guru Pat Harding and our youngest member, budding racecaller Hayden King.
Champion reinsman Gary Hall Jnr has given punters a massive lead by rejecting the drives behind consistent, in-form pacers Mistersandman, Dominate The Dojo and Mister Bushido and opting to handle Courage To Live in the $18,000 ww.gloucesterpark.com.au Pace at Gloucester Park on Friday night.
Eight-time WA leading trainer Ross Olivieri and Hall of Fame reinsman Chris Lewis have formed a powerful combination over the past 35 years and they are poised to record another Group 1 success by winning the $100,000 WA Sales Classic for two-year-old fillies at Gloucester park on Friday night.
Outstanding Boyanup horseman Justin Prentice has excellent prospects of landing the quinella in the $100,000 Sales Classic for two-year-old colts and geldings at Gloucester Park on Friday night with brilliant geldings Manning and Major Martini.
Several members of the WA Trotting Media Guild have labelled promising mare Our Alfie Romeo as their star bet for Friday night’s meeting at Gloucester Park.
Veteran pacer A Boy Named Rosie caught the eye with an impressive return to racing at Bunbury last Saturday night and the eight-year-old looks a sound prospect at good odds in the 1730m Choices Flooring Pace at Gloucester Park on Friday night.
Champion reinsman Gary Hall Jnr has formed a devastating combination with Boyanup trainer Justin Prentice and he is optimistic that the purple patch will continue when he drives Sweet N Fast in the opening event, the Westside Auto Wholesale Pace at Gloucester Park on Friday night.
Six-year-old Gangbuster has been at the liberal odds of 20/1, 100/1 and 33/1 at his first three outings for Mundijong trainer Kristian Hawkins, who declares the gelding a strong winning prospect in the 2130m The West Australian Pace at Gloucester Park on Friday night.