Giant five-year-old pacer Always On is poised to make a successful Western Australian debut after beating smart last-start winner Neighlor in a track workout last Saturday morning.
Ten-year-old square gaiter Ton Tine broke through for an overdue win and ended a losing sequence of 15 when he scored a decisive victory in a 2116m stand at Pinjarra on Monday afternoon and driver Maddison Brown has high hopes that the old gelding can repeat the dose by winning the final event at Gloucester Park on Friday night.
A decision early this year by Ashleigh Reeves and her husband, Coolup trainer Hayden Reeves, to lease Whitbys Gamble from breeder Ed Dewar is paying sound dividends.
One would suggest that it is highly unlikely that an eight-year-old pacer who has been unplaced at his past eight starts would excite harness racing pundits but champion reinsman Gary Hall Jnr declares that everything points to a win by Extreme Prince in the $18,000 Better Your Bet With TABtouch Pace over 1730m at Gloucester Park on Friday night.
Hopeland trainer Debra Lewis has transformed Our Corelli into a giant killer who should continue on his winning ways by leading throughout in the $30,000 TABtouch York Cup over 2130m at Gloucester Park on Friday night.
The last metropolitan meeting of the 2018/19 season will be run at Gloucester Park on Friday night and members of the WA Trotting Media Guild hope to send punters home on a winning note.
Veteran pacer Mad Robber was a 100/1 outsider last Friday night, but will be at a much shorter quote when he begins from the prized No. 1 barrier in the 2536m Murdoch Jones Realty Pace at Gloucester Park on Friday night.
This time last year Thereugo was a metropolitan maiden performer but five wins in metro-class events in the past 11 months have enabled the West Australian-bred six-year-old to graduate to open-class company.
“He’s got gate speed and he should be able to lead and dictate and run a really good race,” declared Serpentine trainer Matt Scott after New Zealand-bred gelding Son of a Tiger drew the coveted No. 1 barrier in the 2536m Highland Medical Centre Pace at Gloucester Park on Friday night.