Another roughie for Young

Ken Casellas | Photo: Hamilton Content Creators There were discussions during the week among some of the nine owners of Has No Fear whether to sell the five-year-old mare, but no decision was reached. Talented trainer-driver Jocelyn Young is one of the shareholders, and her offer last Monday to buy out her partners is still…

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Queen Shenandoah ends losing run of 22

Ken Casellas | Photo: Hamilton Content Creators New Zealand-bred mare Queen Shenandoah has been a remarkably consistent pacer for eight-time WA premier trainer Ross Olivieri, and she broke through for a long overdue win at Gloucester Park on Friday night. She was a $6.90 chance when she stormed home to win the 2130m Channel 7…

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Withoutthetuh’s winning formula

Ken Casellas | Photo: Hamilton Content Creators Former Victorian pacer Withoutthetuh has generally been regarded as a smart frontrunner. But in recent times he has discovered a winning formula in standing-start events — as a sit-sprinter. He was a $17.70 chance from barrier five on the front line in the Simmonds Steel Handicap over 2096m…

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The Ideal Touch does it tough

Ken Casellas | Photo: Hamilton Content Creators Rangy American Ideal four-year-old The Ideal Touch revealed admirable strength when he raced without cover before winning the 2130m Sky Racing Pace in fine style at Gloucester Park on Friday night. He was the $1.90 favourite from barrier five and was kept honest in the breeze by the…

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Three Rumours turns the tables

Ken Casellas | Photo: Hamilton Content Creators Consistent filly Three Rumours, who was convincingly beaten by Sahara Storm a fortnight earlier, turned the tables on her rival in emphatic fashion in the 2130m Bringing Home The Bacon Pace for three-year-old fillies at Gloucester Park on Friday night. The New Zealand-bred Three Rumours, trained in Busselton…

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Leosabi exceeds all expectations

Ken Casellas | Photo: Hamilton Content Creators Leosabi, a winner of three races in Victoria, maintained his outstanding form for the indomitable partnership of trainer Nathan Turvey and driver Emily Suvaljko when he finished powerfully from seventh at the bell to win the 2130m Specialised Equipment Funding Solutions Pace at Gloucester Park on Friday night.…

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Ferguson seizes the initiative

Ken Casellas | Photo: Hamilton Content Creators Micheal Ferguson admires Rockaball’s sit-sprinting ability, but he made a snap decision to change his driving tactics in the 2130m Choices Flooring Pace at Gloucester Park on Friday night when the early pace was dreadfully slow. From barrier No. 7, Ferguson restrained Rockaball, the $5.50 second favourite, back…

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New program suits Al Guerrero

Ken Casellas | Photo: Hamilton Content Creators “A new work program is paying off,” said part-owner and trainer Kyle Anderson after WA-bred four-year-old Al Guerrero gave a spirited frontrunning display to score an easy victory in the 2130m Nova 93.7 Pace at Gloucester Park on Friday night. Al Guerrero, the $4.60 second favourite from barrier…

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Derby plans for Youre So Fine

Ken Casellas | Photo: Hamilton Content Creators Highly promising colt Youre So Fine will soon be given a spell before champion trainer Gary Hall snr prepares him for the WA Derby next May. Youre So Fine, the $1.20 favourite, began from the outside barrier in the field of five in the 2130m Retravision Pace for…

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Hurricane Harley bounces back

Ken Casellas | Photo: Hamilton Content Creators Classy Victorian-bred five-year-old Hurricane Harley bounced back to his best form with a dashing all-the-way victory in the $30,000 Better Your Bet With TABtouch Pace at Gloucester Park on Friday night. The ease in which he beat Minstrel and Wildwest showed that his fading last in a field…

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