Mandy Joan ready to resume

Quality mare Mandy Joan will return to racing after a seven-month absence when she starts from the outside barrier (No. 9) in the Bridge Bar Open At Every AFL Game Pace at Gloucester Park on Friday night. She was most impressive in scoring a runaway win in a five-horse 2185m trial at Pinjarra on Wednesday…

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Stablemates set to fight out the finish

Patronus Star and Mighty Conqueror, leading pacers in Greg and Skye Bond’s Forrestdale stables, should provide the highlight of the nine-event meeting at Gloucester Park on Friday night when they clash in the $25,000 Catalano Truck And Equipment Pace. They should fight out the finish of the 2130m Free-For-All, with little separating the sons of…

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Voak likes Space Junk

A spirited workout on the Byford track last Friday impressed star reinsman Chris Voak, who said the seven-year-old made strong appeal as the best of his eight drives on the nine-event program at Gloucester Park on Friday night. Space Junk, handled in the workout by trainer Giles Inwood, is favourably drawn at barrier two in…

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Magnificent Storm ready to fire

Star pacer Magnificent Storm has enjoyed a spell and is poised for a strong effort when he resumes racing at Gloucester Park on Friday night after a five-month absence. A winner at 12 of his 14 starts, four-year-old Magnificent Storm will start from the outside barrier in a field of seven in the 2130m Channel…

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WA Media Guild Friday’s Thoughts 23 July

TABradio’s Matt Young and WA Trotting Media Guild president Wayne Currall locked horns over their best bets at last week’s Gloucester Park meeting and have done so again this Friday night. Young opted for Queen Shenandoah and Currall went for Alice Kay as their star bets last week, but both mares lowered their colours to…

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Bonds seek fifth Higgins victory

The powerful Bond stable holds the record of four wins in the 26-year history of the John Higgins Memorial, and Greg and Skye Bond have high hopes of another victory in the $30,000 group 3 event at Gloucester Park on Friday night. They are pinning their hopes on promising New Zealand-bred four-year-old See Ya Write,…

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