High Price to make his debut

Ken Casellas | Photo: Hamilton Content Creators An impressive 2150m trial at Byford on Sunday morning by High Price showed that the Alta Christiano two-year-old should prove hard to beat at his debut when he starts from the No. 1 barrier in the 2130m Rock N Roll World Pedigree Perfection Pace at Gloucester Park on…

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Emily’s 23 winners in 21 days

Ken Casellas | Photo: Hamilton Content Creators Emily Suvaljko is in dazzling form in the sulky, and she landed her third treble in successive Gloucester Park meetings when she was successful with Royal Essence, Joey James and Shellna on Tuesday evening. In between that rare feat, the brilliant 20-year-old drove three winners at Narrogin last…

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Fanci A Dance is Voak’s best

Ken Casellas | Photo: Hamilton Content Creators Veteran pacer Fanci A Dance has got the nod from star reinsman Chris Voak as his best winning prospect at Gloucester Park on Friday night. The WA-bred eight-year-old, trained in Busselton by Barry Howlett, has resumed after a let-up in splendid form, following an unlucky first-up eighth behind…

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Alta Engen poised to meet the challenge

Ken Casellas | Photo: Hamilton Content Creators Four-year-old Alta Engen is, by far, the least experienced runner in the Allwood Stud Sires, Stallions of Today and the Future Pace at Gloucester Park on Friday night, but ace trainer-reinsman Aiden de Campo is confident the powerful gelding has the speed and strength to overcome the serious…

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WA MEDIA GUILD FRIDAY’S THOUGHTS 24 SEPTEMBER

Members of the WA Trotting Media Guild have come up with a mixed bag of specials for Friday night’s meeting at Gloucester Park. Longshot guru Pat Harding and TABradio’s Hayden King believe punters can get their night off to a flyer by supporting Alta Engen in the first event. “Could be a good night for…

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Swingband justifies his high price

Ken Casellas | Photo: Hamilton Content Creators Inexperienced two-year-old Swingband, a $70,000 purchase at the 2020 APG Perth yearling sale, gave a strong indication that he is destined for a successful career when he finished full of running to score a decisive victory in the 2130m Channel 7 Pace at Gloucester Park on Friday night.…

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Alice Kay is bred to shine

Ken Casellas | Photo: Hamilton Content Creators Victorian-bred mare Alice Kay is bred to be a good winner, and she gave her trainer Katja Warwick a belated birthday present when Shannon Suvaljko drove her to an all-the-way victory in the Better Your bet With TABtouch Pace at Gloucester Park on Friday night. Warwick, who celebrated…

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Otis snatches victory

Ken Casellas | Photo: Hamilton Content Creators Talented colt Otis chalked up his eighth win from 26 starts and boosted his earnings to $78,406 when he raced without cover early and then enjoyed the one-out, one-back trail before finishing determinedly to snatch a head victory from the pacemaker Burghley Shard in the 2130m Direct Trades…

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Alta Louisa on the way up

Ken Casellas | Photo: Hamilton Content Creators Lightly-raced four-year-old Alta Louisa maintained her steady rate of improvement when she took full advantage of the No. 1 barrier and relished her pacemaking role on her way to scoring a comfortable victory in the 2130m Simmonds Steel Pace at Gloucester Park on Friday night. The Justin Prentice-trained…

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Scorching early pace ideal for Vespa

Ken Casellas | Photo: Hamilton Content Creators A sizzling lead time of 34.4sec. proved to be the perfect scenario for noted sit-sprinter Vespa in the 2130m Australian Pacing Gold Pace at Gloucester Park on Friday night. Vespa, a $5 chance from out wide at barrier No. 8, settled down in last position in the field…

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New tactics suit Walsh

Ken Casellas | Photo: Hamilton Content Creators WA-bred five-year-old Walsh has struck a purple patch, and new tactics suited the Art Major gelding when he scored a smart victory in the 2130m Channel 7 Pace at Gloucester Park on Friday night. “We have been driving him tough lately, and tonight he sprinted really good,” said…

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Infatuation, a quiet achiever

Ken Casellas | Photo: Hamilton Content Creators New Zealand-bred pacer Infatuation bounced back to his best form with a splendid victory in the 2130m Intersport Slater Gartrell Pace at Gloucester Park on Friday night, with star reinsman Ryan Warwick saying that the five-year-old has been flying under the radar. “He doesn’t get the credit he…

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