Former Victorian pacer Beltane has been strongly fancied when placed at Narrogin, Bunbury and Wagin at his first three starts in Western Australia and Ravenswood horseman Nathan Turvey is confident that the four-year-old can break through at his Gloucester Park debut by leading all the way in the final event, the Yes Loans Pace at Gloucester Park on Friday night.
Star reinsman Mark Reed rubbed his hands together in delight when he saw that outstanding mare Maczaffair had drawn the coveted No. 1 barrier in the $30,000 Howard Porter Memorial over 2130m at Gloucester Park on Friday night and agreed wholeheartedly that the five-year-old looked a virtual certainty.
Ana Malak is an inexperienced and laid-back pacer who has not revealed sparkling gate speed and has not led all the way in any of his seven starts that have produced five wins and two placings.
Classy mare Eden Franco has been earmarked as a special at Gloucester Park on Friday night by three members of the WA Trotting Media Guild.
Tisadream has managed just one third placing from three starts since resuming from a spell, but reinsman Aiden de Campo warned punters not to overlook the five-year-old when he contests the Chris Carr Pace over 2130m at Gloucester Park on Friday night.
New South Wales-bred square gaiter Rocknroll Baby is a highly unusual trotter, whose sire and dam were outstanding pacers.
Pinjarra trainer-reinsman Aldo Cortopassi was delighted with Theo Aviator’s sparkling trial at Byford on Sunday morning and he predicts a successful campaign for the three-year-old.
The all-conquering Greg and Skye Bond stable is in dazzling form and punters will follow their eight runners at Gloucester Park on Friday night with keen interest.
Young trainer-reinsman Dylan Egerton-Green plans to use similar tactics to those he deployed last week when he drives Tyler Brett from the coveted No. 1 barrier in the $30,000 Trevor Itzstein Kersley final over 2130m at Gloucester Park on Friday night.