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Star reinsman Ryan Warwick drove with great skill to land a treble at Gloucester Park on Friday night before setting off on an overnight drive to Carnarvon to relax with some deep-sea fishing for the next week or so.

He completed his treble when he guided the highly promising four-year-old Dont Bother Me None to a narrow win in the 2503m Hoist Torque Australia Handicap.

Dont Bother Me None, prepared by leading trainers Greg and Skye Bond, was the $2.10 favourite who began safely from the 10-metre mark and settled down in seventh position before Warwick sent him forward 600m after the start.

With $6.50 chance Gee Smith in his usual role of pacemaker, Dont Bother Me None relaxed in the breeze without applying any pressure to the frontrunner. He eventually took the lead 300m from home and went on to beat Gee Smith by just a head, with Yankee Lincoln impressing at his WA debut in finishing third after being blocked for a clear passage in the home straight.

There is little doubt that the New Zealand-bred Dont Bother Me None will develop into a leading candidate for the rich classics for four-year-olds in December.

“I’ve said for a while now that he is nearly untapped but is not showing his true ability on the track,” said Warwick. “It’s good to hear people praising him, but I think he’s running on only about 80 per cent.

“It’s good that he is winning but I think that there is a lot more there. Four runs ago he was so-so, and then his next two runs were real good before his fourth behind Doc Holliday in the Four And Five-Year-Old Championship was poor.

“Then tonight, he was good; it was tradesman-like. He is better than that. He is learning and there is a lot more to be shown.”