Darling Downs trainer-reinsman Aldo Cortopassi advises punters to stick with Roman Aviator in the tenth and final event at Gloucester Park on Friday night after the smart four-year-old was favourite at $1.85 and was beaten into second place by Black Jack Zac last Saturday night.
Red Hot Lady was an 80/1 outsider when ninth behind Some Copper Beach in the Group 3 Gold Bracelet last Friday week, but reinsman Shannon Suvaljko suggested that punters should overlook that failure and give her another chance when she contests the $50,000 APG championship for two-year-olds at Gloucester Park on Friday night.
Hardy seven-year-old Livura is Nathan Turvey’s favourite horse and the Ravenswood trainer-reinsman has high hopes that the New Zealand-bred gelding will take his stake-earnings over the $250,000 mark by winning the Garrards Horse And Hound Free Delivery Pace at Gloucester Park on Friday night.
Eight-time Western Australian premier trainer Ross Olivieri declares that stable newcomer The Dali Express has the ability to make a successful Gloucester Park debut by winning the $25,000 Garrards Horse And Hound BOTRA Cup on Friday night.
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.