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Leading trainers Greg and Skye Bond celebrated a milestone on Tuesday evening when Ryan Warwick drove New Zealand-bred pacers Tenzing Bromac and Maccas to impressive victories at Gloucester Park.

Three-year-old Tenzing Bromac was not extended in winning by a neck from the pacemaker Rocknroll Elliot, and in the following event five-year-old Maccas set the pace and outclassed the opposition in scoring victory by the massive margin of 49.8 metres from I Am Pink. That win brought up a century of winners for the season for the powerful Bond stable.

Warwick, who celebrated his 43RD birthday on Wednesday, has bright prospects of providing the Bonds with further joy by driving See Ya Write and Minstrel to victory in successive events at Gloucester Park on Friday night.

See Ya Write, a smart winner of the John Higgins Memorial last Friday week, is handily drawn at barrier three in the 2130m Westside Auto Wholesale Pace, and he should carry too many guns for Mini Mine Yet, who has been most impressive in winning at her past two starts. She faces the task of overcoming the disadvantage of starting out wide at barrier No. 8.

Minstrel, who has won in wonderful style at each of his four runs since resuming from a spell, looks outstanding from the No. 1 barrier in the 2130m Walk4Blake For Brain Cancer Pace. He should set the pace and win from Perfect Major and Bracken Sky.

Star reinsman Chris Voak is set for a busy night on Friday night with a drive in all ten events. He said that he had no stand-out prospect, but predicted that Queen Shenandoah (race two), Carrera Mach (race seven) and Lil Happy Fella (race nine) appeared to be among his better chances.

“Queen Shenandoah will improve sharply on her past couple of runs, and she is fitter than she was when a close third behind Will I Rocknroll two weeks ago,” he said.

“Carrera Mach will also improve sharply. His trackwork was excellent this morning (Tuesday), while Lil Happy Fella is definitely capable of winning.”

As well as Awaitinginstructions in the San Simeon Classic, Shannon Suvaljko said that all his drives, including Vespa, Nearis Green, Deeorse and Machnificent had an each-way hope.

Aiden de Campo predicted that Bettor Be Oscar had strong winning claims in the 2536m Direct Trades Supply Pace in which he will begin from barrier four.

“Last week Bettor Be Oscar (tenth and last behind Vespa when blocked for a clear run in the last lap) was unlucky,” he said. “From barrier six I decided to go to the one-out, one-back position. I should’ve gone to the breeze. This week I think we will push forward, and we should be able to find the front. It’s not a particularly strong field.”