Young star reinsman Michael Grantham is looking forward keenly to driving Braeview Bondi at his Gloucester Park debut, in the 2536m Coppa Kabana Pace on Friday night, declaring that the Victorian-bred five-year-old had the ability to measure up to city racing.
Ryan Warwick and Morgan Woodley, who share the distinction of having driven six winners on a program in Western Australia, will clash in the $30,000 Parliamentarians Cup over 2130m at Gloucester Park on Friday night.
Polemarker Vampiro looks like returning to winning form at Gloucester Park on Friday night, according to the majority of WA Trotting Media Guild members.
Veteran reinsman Colin Brown has been engaged to drive Vampiro in the $25,000 Howard Porter Memorial over 2130m at Gloucester Park on Friday night and leading trainers Greg and Skye Bond are hoping that the six-year-old will give them their first victory in the long-standing feature event after third placings with Phoenix Warrior in 2016 and Simply Susational the following year.
Byford trainer-reinsman Kyle Harper is confident promising pacer Soho Thunderstruck is capable of winning twice in the space of four days as part of his preparation for the rich events for four-year-olds in the coming months.
Ross Olivieri, an eight-time premier trainer in Western Australia, is on a high and hopes that his purple patch will continue when he has seven runners at the Gloucester Park meeting on Friday night.
Veteran pacer The Trilogy is racing with refreshing enthusiasm and trainer-driver Kristian Hawkins is upbeat about the gelding’s winning prospects in the opening event, the 2536m Retravision Pace at Gloucester Park on Friday night.
In the current climate of exorbitantly high prices for New Zealand-bred pacers, a real bargain has emerged in the form of seven-year-old mare Just Rockon Bye who makes strong appeal as one of the best bets on the ten-event program at Gloucester Park on Friday night.
In 1913 Vincenzo Perrugia pulled off one of the greatest art thefts of the 20th century. The diminutive Italian coolly walked into The Louvre dressed as a worker, lifted the Mona Lisa off the wall, wrapped the painting in his smock and boldly made his exit out the same door.