In-form reinsman Ado Cortopassi, with 20 wins in the first two months of the 2018-19 season, has been engaged to drive Walkinshaw for the first time when the New Zealand-bred six-year-old stallion starts from the prized No. 1 barrier in the opening event, the Ballantyne Showcase Jewellers Pace, at Gloucester Park on Friday night.
Talented six-year-old El Jacko, one of the few pacers to have beaten champion Chicago Bull in Western Australia, will reappear after a brief spell when he contests the $30,000 Group 3 TABtouch York Cup at Gloucester Park on Friday night.
GPTV’s form guru Ken Casellas and yours truly rarely agree on anything, but at Gloucester Park on Friday night we’ll be joining forces to cheer home You Gotta Have Faith.
Hall of Fame trainer Gary Hall Snr is delighted at the progress being made by lightly-raced four-year-old Benhope Rulz and said the gelding was firmly on track for a start in the $200,000 Golden Nugget next month.
Talented lightly-raced pacer Just Bet On Black is thriving on a new preparation and he will reappear after a 12-month absence when he starts from barrier seven in the www.gloucesterpark.com.au Pace over 2130m at Gloucester Park on Friday night.
Mundijong trainer-reinsman Kristian Hawkins has six-year-old The Trilogy at his peak and is confident the New Zealand-bred gelding will give him a flying start on an extremely busy night at Gloucester Park on Friday evening.
Vampiro, who has rocketed up the rankings from 31 to 17 for the Inter Dominion championship series in Melbourne next month, should enhance his standing as Western Australia’s major hope in the $500,000 final by winning the $50,000 James Brennan Memorial over 2130m at Gloucester Park on Friday night.
The election for the Gloucester Park Harness Racing Committee was held on Wednesday 24 October and the results were announced at the Annual General meeting that night by Returning Officer Greg Rickie.
Most members of the WA Trotting Media Guild have put the budding stars on top in their respective races.
Veteran tipster Stuart Lowe and The West Australian’s racing co-ordinator Ryan Havercroft have made Bechers Brook their best bet on the 10-event card.