$6000 Bargain Boosts Earnings to $163,718

The fairytale story of Rock Me Over continued at Gloucester Park on Friday night when the six-year-old charged home to win the 2536m Westral Pace. The WA-bred gelding certainly is proving one of the sport’s best bargain buys. Serpentine trainer Matt Scott and stable clients Tony Maguire and his son Ian outlaid $6000 to purchase…

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Grantham’s Unique Association

Star young reinsman Michael Grantham continued his remarkable association with veteran pacer Dredlock Rockstar when he secured a freak inside run on the home turn and guided the 12-year-old to a surprise victory over Patrickthepiranha and One For Dave Andme in the 2130m Intersport Slater Gartrell Pace at Gloucester Park on Friday night. The win…

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Antero Turns the Corner

Six-year-old gelding Antero, winner of six minor races on country tracks from his first 56 starts, has turned the corner with a vengeance and he has blossomed under the care of Gary Hall Snr and his ten starts for the master trainer have produced five wins, three seconds, a fourth and a sixth placing, all…

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Win Relieves Oldroyd’s Pain

Veteran trainer John Oldroyd is still recovering from a nasty stable accident late last year, and he enjoyed a welcome boost when his five-year-old mare Aly Shar set the pace and won the 2130m Cowden The Insurance Brokers Pace at Gloucester Park on Friday night. Aly Shar, fifth favourite at $7.50, was driven confidently by…

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Brookies Jet Celebrates Milestone

Veteran pacer Brookies Jet, unplaced at his previous eight starts and with a losing sequence of 16, celebrated his 200th start in a race when Emily Suvaljko drove the nine-year-old to an easy victory in the 2536m Retravision Pace at Gloucester Park on Friday night. A $7.80 chance from the No. 1 barrier, Brookies Jet…

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Classic at Lavra Joe’s Mercy

Outstanding colt Lavra Joe warmed up in grand style for next Friday night’s $50,000 Sales Classic for three-year-old colts and geldings with an effortless victory in the 2130m TABtouch Pace at Gloucester Park on Friday night. A red hot $1.10 favourite from barrier one, the powerful, muscular colt gave Chris Lewis an armchair drive, leading…

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Hat-trick for Transformed Always A Dreamer

Always A Dreamer, a pacer who managed just one win from her first 18 starts, has developed into an outstanding square gaiter who took her record as a trotter to 12 wins and 12 placings from 38 starts when she outclassed her rivals in The Trots WA Trot over 2536m at Gloucester Park on Friday…

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Matai Geordie is a Speed Machine

Inexperienced New Zealand-bred pacer Matai Geordie lived up to the prediction of champion reinsman Gary Hall Jnr that the gelding is a speed machine when he revealed a spectacular last-lap burst on his way to a runaway victory in the 1730m APG Perth Yearling Sale Pace at Gloucester Park on Friday night. The $1.60 favourite,…

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Rumour Has It Survives Hoof Fracture

Promising filly Rumour Has It’s future was in the balance last year after she fractured a hind hoof when she attempted to leap over a 5ft steel gate at trainer Debra Lewis’s Hopeland property. This kept her out of action for nine months before she resumed racing and she enhanced her prospects of winning the…

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Wildwest Defies Early Challenges

Exciting five-year-old Wildwest provided champion reinsman Gary Hall Jnr with his third victory in the $50,000 Governor’s Cup when he defied spirited early challenges for the lead from Bracken Sky and Talktomeurmattjesty in the Group 2 2130m feature event at Gloucester Park on Friday night. The New Zealand-bred Wildwest, the $1.60 favourite from the prized…

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