Spring Has Sprung
The $25,000 Spring Pace over 2536m at 7.24pm is the feature event Friday night and has brought together a small but talented field which will attract good betting nationwide. The barrier draw will ensure the race is packed full of interest with driver tactics certain to decide the winner.
Devendra has come up with the coveted barrier 1 position and after racing Chicago Bull to half a metre over the distance four starts trainer Kristy Elson is certain to plan similar tactics on this occasion.
Classy Tricky Styx, the Queen of the Avon Valley, is close to her best with two recent thirds in open company and Aiden De Campo will drive the versatile mare for trainer Jesse Moore.
The Michael Brennan trained The Bucket List from barrier 3 is a fan of longer distance races and the small field suits.
Runrunjimmydunn is the sole Gary Hall Snr runner in the free for all feature and the consistent performer who has drawn in barrier 4 will no doubt be working hard in the run.
The powerhouse Greg & Skye Bond stable have three runners engaged and they have drawn barriers 5 to 7. Rock Diamonds known for his early brilliance will find it hard to lead but has the services of Colin Brown. Dodolicious steps up in grade in barrier 6 and the inform stable favourite Vampiro has drawn in barrier 7 with main stable driver Ryan Warwick engaged to drive.