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6 May 2021
Vinnie proving a promising bargain buy
A bargain buy off Facebook is reaping rewards for young up-and-coming trainer Sam Barker and his girlfriend Taylah Markham. The 22-year-old Barker prepared Ultimate Vinnie to beat a handy field of youngsters in the Signature Clean 4 You 3YO Vicbred Pace at Ballarat on Wednesday night, with the horse...
6 May 2021
APTS graduate: Derby dreams for Vicbred Aldebaran Ursula
If Aldebaran Ursula can beat the colts in Saturday’s Club Menangle NSW Trotters Derby the star three-year old filly’s career earnings will shoot past $93,000. Not bad for an $8000 outlay at the 2019 Australasian Premier Trotting Sale - and all it took was a speculative phone call and a remarkable...
6 May 2021
Trots Centre: Pete and Kez out to break Group 1 drought
Peter and Kerryn Manning know what Group 1 glory feels like, but it's been quite some time since the dynamic Great Western duo has combined for elite level success. In fact, it’s been more than a decade. The father-daughter trainer-driver team last joined forces to win a Group 1 with Leilani Lombo...
6 May 2021
WA Trotting Media Guild Friday's Thoughts 7th May
It’s not every week that members of the WA Trotting Media Guild agree on best bets, but Friday night’s meeting at Gloucester Park is one of them. Award-winning journalist Ken Casellas, TABradio’s Hayden King and Guild president Wayne Currall have all made Joelene their best for the...
6 May 2021
Harper's Plan of Attack
“The plan of attack will be to attack,” declared talented reinsman Kyle Harper when assessing the claims of smart two-year-old Bushwacked in the Follow The Stars To Allwood Pace at Gloucester Park on Friday night. Bushwacked, a colt by Follow The Stars who is owned and trained by his breeder...
6 May 2021
Hall Aims to Lead With Will I Rocknroll
Former Victorian pacer Will I Rocknroll has finished last at his first two appearances in Western Australia, but champion reinsman Gary Hall Jnr is confident the six-year-old will bounce back to his best and win the $25,000 Insure With PSC Bloodstock Services Pace over 1730m at Gloucester Park on Friday...
6 May 2021
Papinik Unbeaten in Stands
Chris Voak, last season’s leading WA driver, is looking forward to exciting pacer Papinik’s return to action when the gelding starts off the 10 metre mark in the 2503m Go First Class With Ramsay’s Horse Transport Handicap at Gloucester park on Friday night. “He’s probably...
6 May 2021
Lewis to Use Mirragon's Gate Speed
Former Victorian pacer Mirragon is blessed with sparkling gate speed and champion reinsman Chris Lewis aims to use this vital asset in a concerted bid to win the $51,000 Rock N Roll World at Allwood Stud APG Consolation final for four-year-olds at Gloucester Park on Friday night. Mirragon, trained by...
6 May 2021
Reed's Formula for Success
Astute Henley Brook horseman Mike Reed, the leading trainer in the 42-year history of the WASBA Breeders Stakes, is hoping to continue his formula for success when he produces New Zealand-bred four-year-old mare Tiffany Rose first-up in the $50,000 feature at Gloucester Park on Friday night. Reed has...
6 May 2021
HRSA - 2021 Allwood Heats
NO STRANGER to establishing history, Victorian horsewoman Emma Stewart will begin her latest attempt at re-writing the records books again on Saturday night. Stewart’s resume is already crammed with ‘firsts’ such as becoming the first female trainer to register 200 wins in a season,...
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