WA Trotting Media Guild Saturday’s Thoughts 6th March

Gloucester Park reverts to a rare city Saturday night meeting this week. And two members of the WA Trotting Media Guild – veteran trotting journalist Ken Casellas and TABradio’s Hayden King – believe punters can line their pockets by supporting Rock Me Over. “Rock Me Over has bounced back to his best form in the…

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Hall Opts for Silent Major

Champion reinsman Gary Hall Jnr has given punters a valuable lead by choosing to handle New Zealand-bred four-year-old Silent Major in the opening event, the 2536m Better Your Bet With TABtouch Pace at Gloucester Park on Saturday night. He decided to drive Silent Major from barrier No. 2 on the back line in preference to…

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Test for Rumour Has It

Owner-trainer Debra Lewis has decided to throw promising filly Rumour Has It in the deep end by starting the three-year-old in the Join The Caduceus Club Today Pace at Gloucester Park on Saturday night. Rumour Has It, to be driven by Chris Lewis from the coveted No. 1 barrier, is the least experienced runner in…

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Eagle Royalty Bred to Succeed

Eagle Royalty has inherited much of the wonderful ability of her dam Sheer Royalty and she looks set to complete a winning hat-trick by proving too smart for her four rivals in the 1730m TABtouch.com.au Pace for two-year-old fillies at Gloucester Park on Saturday night. Eagle Royalty is trained by Peter Anderson and will be…

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Lewis Aims for Eighth Win in Classic

Champion reinsman Chris Lewis aims to set the pace with powerful colt Lavra Joe and win the $40,000 Caduceus Club Classic at Gloucester Park on Saturday night. Lewis, who has won the classic for three-year-olds a record seven times, will go into the 2130m event with the firm intention of taking full advantage of the…

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Texas Tiger Set for Another Win

Unruly behaviour cost Texas Tiger dearly as a young horse in New Zealand where he managed just two dazzling victories from 20 starts. But the four-year-old gelding, who arrived in Western Australia just over five weeks ago, has matured into a highly-promising pacer who looks set to notch his fourth win from four starts in…

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Mighty Ronaldo Set to Test Lavra Joe

Classy colt Mighty Ronaldo has won at only three of his 11 starts, but champion reinsman Gary Hall Jnr is optimistic about the colt’s winning prospects against outstanding colt Lavra Joe in the 2130m $50,000 Group 2 Sales Classic for three-year-old colts and geldings at Gloucester Park on Friday night. Mighty Ronaldo, trained at Boyanup…

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Valhalla Miss Ready to Fire

Valhalla Miss, the slowest, by far, of the three heat winners, is poised to fight out the finish of the $100,000 APG Sales Classic for two-year-old fillies at Gloucester Park on Friday night, according to reinsman Kyle Harper. “She had plenty up her sleeve when she won her heat,” said Harper. “She was untouched and…

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De Campo Opts for Floewriter

Capel horseman Aiden de Campo, delighted after driving Rock On Top to a brilliant all-the-way victory by six lengths in a heat of the APG Sales Classic for colts and geldings on Tuesday of last week, has opted to drive stablemate Floewriter in the $100,000 final at Gloucester Park on Friday night. His decision was…

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$6000 Bargain Boosts Earnings to $163,718

The fairytale story of Rock Me Over continued at Gloucester Park on Friday night when the six-year-old charged home to win the 2536m Westral Pace. The WA-bred gelding certainly is proving one of the sport’s best bargain buys. Serpentine trainer Matt Scott and stable clients Tony Maguire and his son Ian outlaid $6000 to purchase…

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Grantham’s Unique Association

Star young reinsman Michael Grantham continued his remarkable association with veteran pacer Dredlock Rockstar when he secured a freak inside run on the home turn and guided the 12-year-old to a surprise victory over Patrickthepiranha and One For Dave Andme in the 2130m Intersport Slater Gartrell Pace at Gloucester Park on Friday night. The win…

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Antero Turns the Corner

Six-year-old gelding Antero, winner of six minor races on country tracks from his first 56 starts, has turned the corner with a vengeance and he has blossomed under the care of Gary Hall Snr and his ten starts for the master trainer have produced five wins, three seconds, a fourth and a sixth placing, all…

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