Byford trainer Katja Warwick holds a strong hand in the Perth Plasterboard Centre Pace for three-year-olds at Gloucester Park on Friday night when she will be represented by three fillies, Red Hot Lady, Rockin The Trend and Askmeilltellya.
Star pacer Handsandwheels is close to his top after four runs following a spell and has the ability to overcome the distinct disadvantage of starting from the outside barrier (No. 9) in the 2130m $25,000 Worldwide Printing Pace at Gloucester Park on Friday night.
Lightly-raced four-year-old Bettorstartdreaming was far from disgraced when he finished fifth behind rising New Zealand superstar Self Assured at Alexandra Park last December and he is sure to appreciate a drop in class when he starts from the No. 2 barrier in the Mondo Doro Smallgoods Pace over 2130m at Gloucester Park on Friday night.
Four-year-old Mandy Joan is the only mare in the $50,000 Binshaw Classic at Gloucester Park on Friday night, but Capel trainer-reinsman Aiden de Campo is upbeat about her prospects of bucking the odds and winning the Group 2 event over 2130m.
Talented New Zealand-bred three-year-old Patronus Star gave further proof that he will be hard to beat in the rich classic events for four-year-olds early next year when he scored a comfortable victory in the 2130m Etch Coatings Pace at Gloucester Park on Friday night.
Champion trainer Gary Hall Snr prepared New Zealand-bred mare Is She Talking for 11 wins (nine at Gloucester Park) and eight placings for stakes of $81,615 in 2013 and 2014, and now takes great pride in the performances of that mare’s second foal Fake News.
Six-year-old mare Madame Meilland broke a frustrating losing sequence of 32 and ended a 23-month drought when she was a $2.80 favourite and scored an effortless victory in the 2130m Intersport Slater Gartrell Pace at Gloucester Park on Friday night.
Inexperienced but richly talented four-year-old Wildwest made a triumphant return to racing after an absence of eight and a half months when Gary Hall Jnr drove him to an exciting victory over Kiwi Bloke in the Specialised Equipment Funding Solutions Handicap over 2503m at Gloucester Park on Friday night.