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Talented reinsman Dylan Egerton-Green maintained his outstanding form in the sulky at Gloucester Park on Friday night when in the space of 90 minutes he landed four winners in four consecutive events, culminating with a most impressive victory with Ideal Agent in the 2130m Rock N Roll World Pace.

Ideal Agent was the $1.40 favourite, and his 4m victory over $51 outsider Tommy Be Good gave leading trainers Greg and Skye Bond their fourth winner on the program, following successes with Ima Rockabilly Rebel, Double Up and Infinite Sign.

Egerton-Green had won the three previous events with Purest Silk, Infinite Sign and Talks Up A Storm. This was the first occasion that Egerton-Green had driven four winners at a Gloucester Park meeting.

Ideal Agent began from barrier six in a field of seven and Egerton-Green restrained him to last as polemarker Mister Bushido ($17) was setting the pace from the $4.20 chance Doc Holliday in the breeze.

Egerton-Green sent Ideal Agent forward with a fast three-wide burst after 550m, a move which resulted in Emily Suvaljko taking Doc Holliday to the front after a lap. Egerton-Green then was quite content to race without cover and without Ideal Agent applying pressure on Doc Holliday — until after a third 400m section of 28.6sec. he sent Ideal Agent to the front 400m from home. Ideal Agent then forged away from his rivals and won convincingly.

“Ideal Agent is a nice horse,” declared Egerton-Green. “When the pace slackened (after a lead time of 37.5sec.) I decided to put him into it. I then sat off the leader before I decided to go at the 600m.”

Egerton-Green has formed a splendid association with Ideal Agent, having driven him four times for four victories. The New Zealand-bred five-year-old by American Ideal has raced brilliantly in Western Australia for eight wins and four placings from 13 starts. He now has earned $165,950 from 12 wins and 16 placings from 44 starts and is developing into a strong candidate for the Fremantle Cup and WA Pacing Cup in the summer.