The highlight at Gloucester Park on Friday night - the $50,000 San Simeon Pace (2130m) - has been somewhat robbed as a spectacle with Patronus Star drawing the pole.
Star reinsman Chris Voak has driven Ultimate Offer to stylish victories at the five-year-old’s past two starts, but he has made the difficult decision to handle Queen Shenandoah, a mare who has been unplaced at her past five starts, in preference to sticking with Ultimate Offer in the 2130m Retravision 60 Day Price Promise Pace at Gloucester Park on Friday night.
Outstanding young reinsman Dylan Egerton-Green has struck a purple patch with eight winners in the space of five days and he is looking forward to driving Bletchley Park from the coveted No. 1 barrier in what should prove to be an enthralling duel with superstar Chicago Bull in the 2130m Zippay It At Retravision Pace at Gloucester Park on Friday night.
Big three-year-old Alta Blues is still learning to race, but he has been most impressive in scoring convincing victories at his past two outings.
Serpentine trainer Matt Scott has brought five-year-old Rock Me Over back after a spell in fine fettle and the WA-bred gelding is ready to return to the winning list when he starts from the prime No. 1 barrier in the 2130m RAC Members Pace at Gloucester Park on Friday night.
Ravenswood trainer Michael Brennan has prepared the runner-up in the Retravision Marathon Handicap three times in the past six years and he has high hopes of enjoying his first success in the testing 3309m feature event at Gloucester Park on Friday night.
Inexperienced three-year-old Patronus Star is poised to maintain his unbeaten record in Western Australia when he challenges older and considerably more seasoned rivals in the $50,000 San Simeon Pace over 2130m at Gloucester Park on Friday night.
Dylan Egerton-Green maintained his splendid form in the sulky when he drove two winners at Gloucester Park on Friday night and another two at Northam the following evening.