Highly-regarded New Zealand-bred three-year-old Major Trojan looks set to record his first win in Australia when he begins from barrier two on the front line in the 2130m Glenroy Chaff Oakford Stockfeeds Derby prelude at Gloucester Park on Friday night.
Ace trainer-reinsman Colin Brown confidently predicts that top-flight mare Eden Franco is fit and ready to bounce back from a last-start last placing eight weeks ago by proving hard to beat in the $50,000 Glenroy Chaff Empress Stakes over 2536m at Gloucester Park on Friday night.
Some nice horse flesh on show at Gloucester Park on Friday night with star three-year-old Patrickthepiranha and the unbeaten two-year-old filly Double Expresso set to strut their stuff.
Keen interest surrounds the debut of the extremely well bred two-year-old Valentines Brook in the $25,000 Intersport Slater Gartrell Western Crown Classic for colts and geldings at Gloucester Park on Friday night.
Talented young reinsman Bailey McDonough will be anxious to take full advantage of Clarenden Hustler’s sparkling gate speed when he drives the six-year-old from the prized No. 1 barrier in the $20,000 Intersport Slater Gartrell Pace over 1730m at Gloucester Park on Friday night.
Busselton horseman Aaron Beckett has been rewarded for his outstanding form for owner-trainer Barry Howlett at the recent Albany carnival by gaining the drive behind the bold-striding Talktomeurmattjesty in the $25,000 Intersport Slater Gartrell Free-For-All at Gloucester Park on Friday night.
Hall of Fame trainer Gary Hall Snr has lavished praise on big New Zealand-bred colt Major Trojan and has no hesitation in declaring him one of the best three-year-olds he has prepared even better than superstar $1 million champions Beaudiene Boaz and Chicago Bull.
The Nathan Turvey-trained and driven Livura seems a good way for punters to start the night on a winning note at Gloucester Park on Friday night, according to members of the WA Trotting Media Guild.