Promising three-year-old Alta Engen impressed when he worked hard in the breeze before winning the 2130m Perth Plasterboard Centre Pace at Gloucester Park on Friday night.
In a thrilling finish to the 2536m Etch Coatings Pace at Gloucester Park on Friday night four pacers crossed the line only centimetres apart, with the photo finish camera revealing that the pacemaker Our Perkins had dead-heated for first with Our Rhythm N Blues, with a half-head to The Black Cardinal and another half-head back to Mister Bushido in fourth place.
Lightly-raced eight-year-old Jimmy Mack gave his supporters no cause for concern when he was untroubled to set the pace a stroll to victory in the 2130m Simmonds Steel Pace at Gloucester Park on Friday night.
Top-flight pacer Galactic Star ended an eight-month drought and a losing sequence of 13 in fine style when Ryan Warwick drove him to an effortless victory in the 2130m Vili’s Family Bakery Pace at Gloucester Park on Friday night.
“She’s probably almost the best mare in the State,” declared young reinsman Stuart McDonald after driving Fake News to a powerful victory over Our Alfie Romeo and Just Rockon Bye in the 2130m Direct Trades Supply Pace at Gloucester Park on Friday night.
Champion trainer Gary Hall Snr has a special admiration for American pacing stallion Washington VC and that’s quite understandable when one considers that he achieved tremendous success with Washington VC’s greatest son Im Themightyquinn, who retired with a wonderful record of 58 wins for earnings of $4,567,456.
Promising four-year-old Alta Rhett achieved a notable first at Gloucester Park on Friday night when he scored an impressive all-the-way victory in the 2536m TABtouch Pace.
Outstanding young reinsman Dylan Egerton-Green ended a frustrating 11-day wait on 99 winners for the season in spectacular fashion when Bletchley Park unleashed a sizzling late burst of speed to get up in the final stride to snatch a half-head victory over the pacemaker Convert Denario in the $25,000 Worldwide Printing Pace over 2130m at Gloucester Park on Friday night.
Any lingering doubts that classy three-year-old gelding Patronus Star was not an outstanding prospect for the rich Group 1 feature events for four-year-olds early next year were dispelled when he proved the master of older and more experienced rivals in the $50,000 Binshaw Classic at Gloucester Park on Friday night.