Racing WA

The Last Word - Catalano Trucks Village Kid Sprint Night

8 December 2022

Tomorrow night sees the running of the Group 2 Village Kid Sprint at Gloucester Park. Bletchley Park, below, won last year's edition of the feature event. Get The Last Word on all 10 races below.

RACE 1 – CATALANOTRUCKS.COM.AU PACE

  1. Kyle Harper (CULLEN STAR): “Racing really well. Handy field but is a great each-way chance from the draw.”
  2. Jack Justins (LIGHTFOOT LEIGH): “Big rise in grade but won’t be disgraced.”
  3. Shannon Suvaljko (PATH OF GOLD): “Going okay. Needs to step up here.”
  4. (ALCOPONY): “
  5. (MR CHIP): “
  6. Peter Tilbrook (SEVEN NO TRUMPS): “Feeling as good as last week so we expect him to run well.”
  7. Aldo Cortopassi (CYCLONE CHARLOTTE): “Her strongest asset is the sit-sprint capabilities. She will find a hole and as long as there is honest tempo up front she will be storming home.”
  8. Bob Melsop (WILLIAM GEES LEGACY): “Draw hurts but has trained on well since last start."
  9. Chris Lewis (JACKPOT JOE): “Draw makes it hard. Going well.”
  10. (MAUNGATAHI): “
  11. (LOUCID DREAMS): “
  12. Jocelyn Young (STEREOPHONIC): “Will take short cuts and hope he’s not too far away.”

RACE 2 – CATALANO TRUCK & EQUIPMENT SALES UGGA DUGGA PACE

  1. (IFEEL SIKDARL): “
  2. Michael Young (GETN WIGGY WITHIT): “Good draw in theory. Ordinary on paper. Going well. Happy to breeze this and should be thereabouts.”
  3. Michael Brennan (WOODLEA RAGNAR): “Should land handy enough. Place chance”
  4. Greg Bond (VULCAN STAR): “Tricky barrier. Place best.”
  5. (ROCKSTAR REBEL): “
  6. Donald Harper (APOLOGIZE): “Racing really well without luck. Will need some on Friday.”
  7. (MAKE IT HAPPEN): “
  8. Jemma Hayman (RUN FOR MERCY): “Draw makes it tough."
  9. (BALTIC ACE): “
  10. Mike Reed (OUR SHELLEY BEACH): “Good draw. If he can hold leaders back he can run a place.”
  11. Madeleine Young (JOEY JAMES): “Good draw to tuck him in and he should run on well.”
  12. Greg Bond (UNCONDITIONAL): “Can figure.”

RACE 3 – CATALANO TRUCK & EQUIPMENT SALES – YOUR ONE STOP SHOP PACE

  1. Jemma Hayman (CARRERA MACH): “Strong field. Good place chance again. Has been consistent of late."
  2. Nathan Turvey (COOL WATER PADDY): “Going well.”
  3. Aldo Cortopassi (EZANA): “Ray is happy with him. From his draw he should be sitting on the speed.”
  4. Mike Reed (RAGAZZO MACH): “Hopefully he can find a spot or get to the front. He will run a good race.”
  5. Callan Suvaljko (TUAS DELIGHT): “Short cuts. Will need luck.”
  6. Brett Smith (MCARDLES GEM): “Looks a tough ask for him. Will drive for luck.”
  7. Michael Young (WITHOUTTHETUH): “Obviously a wide draw. Leave it up to Group 1 TC to work it out from there.”
  8. Chris Voak (CLASSIC CHOICE): “Barrier hurts again.”
  9. Mike Reed (ARMA INDIE): “It’ll be back and shortcuts for her.”
  10. Greg Bond (DONT BOTHER ME NONE): “Right in it with a clear run.”
  11. (MIRRAGON): “He comes in with a good each-way claim."
  12. (WHOSWHOINTHEZOO): “

RACE 4 – CATALANO TRUCK & EQUIPMENT SALES – SALES SERVICE FINANCE PACE

  1. (THE KRAKEN): “
  2. Michael Young (ORLANDO BLUE): “Good first-up and should come on. Has options and I can see him winning.”
  3. Shane Tognolini (ANGEL IN WHITE): “Holding form.”
  4. (PRADASON): “
  5. Chris Voak (DISCO UNDER FIRE): “Novelty hope."
  6. Michael Young (MOONLITE DRIVE): “Going well. Will need luck.”
  7. Michael Brennan (MACHLANI): “Might get 7 tattooed on his side. Very tough task from out there.”
  8. Chris Lewis (GOOD TIMES AHEAD): “Hard from the draw."
  9. Jocelyn Young (TELLMETOATTACK): “Just can’t get a draw. Keep following.”
  10. Greg Bond (GLENLEDI CHIEF): “Good chance.”
  11. Gary Hall Snr (MASTER PUBLISHER): “He’s a place chance from there.”
  12. Greg Bond (IMA ROCKABILLY REBEL): “Top chance again.”

RACE 5 – CATALANO TRUCK & EQUIPMENT VILLAGE KID SPRINT

  1. Greg Bond (PATRONUS STAR): “Should go close.”
  2. Jocelyn Young (HAMPTON BANNER): “Nice draw but a very open and competitive race. Capable.”
  3. Gary Hall Snr (WILDWEST): “He’s going good. He didn’t like the walk and sprint last start. He has to go forward and end up in the running line.”
  4. Gary Hall Snr (GAMBIT): “He will press forward too. He’s going well. I’d say he’s the best of my chances.”
  5. Aldo Cortopassi (MAGNIFICENT STORM): “He’s drawn a bit middle of the range. We will work out a gameplan what we do but it looks a nice race to start off in. I think there will be speed on early.”
  6. Ray Jones (LAVRA JOE): “It's not the nicest draw. As long as he can drop in and I'm sure he will go close. We have to drive him to get him fit for next week too."
  7. Gary Hall Snr (DIEGO): “He’s going well. I wouldn’t say he can’t win if they go hard.”
  8. Michael Brennan (WHATABRO): “Very tough from the draw.”
  9. Gary Hall Snr (PRINCE OF PLEASURE): “I’ve put a pole on him this week. I think the barrier will find him out. There should be something on.”
  10. Ryan Bell (MISS LIMELIGHT): “Perfect draw against the big guns. I’m confident she won’t disgrace herself.”
  11. Gary Elson (JASPERVELLABEACH): “Emily was very happy with his last run. Hopefully get a quiet run this week. Tough field.”
  12. Greg Bond (IDEAL AGENT): “Will hit the line strongly.”

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RACE 6 – CATALANO TRUCK & EQUIPMENT SALES – KENWICK WA PACE

  1. Trent Wheeler (SIMPLY SHAZ): “Good draw. Horse is going well. Will get her chance.”
  2. Kyle Harper (DIAMOND DAZE): “In career best form. If she can find the top she’s a very good winning chance.”
  3. Shannon Suvaljko (SAMEPLACE SAMETIME): “Going okay. Wait for a draw.”
  4. Chris Lewis (THREE RUMOURS): “She will run a good race here. Going nicely."
  5. Bob Melsop (SPECIAL LADY): “Very happy with her. Going better than numerical form suggests."
  6. Nathan Turvey (SAHARA STORM): “Disappointed last start.”
  7. (LIVY JAY): “
  8. (JUST FOR LOVE): “
  9. Greg Bond (BOORAA): SCRATCHED
  10. Kyle Harper (TRIPLE BRIE): “Racing consistently and has a soft draw here.”
  11. Greg Bond (FORBIDDEN JEWEL): “Place best.”
  12. Aldo Cortopassi (MISSTIANO): “We will drive for luck.”

RACE 7 – SPECIALISED EQUIPMENT FUNDING SOLUTIONS PACE

  1. Chris Voak (TROOPINGOFTHECOLOUR): “Improved effort last run. Has improved again during the week. Should be leaders back and will run top four from there.”
  2. Michael Young (COOPER): “Hopefully better manners this week. Would like to lead. Himself is the testing material but he has to give us 20.”
  3. Trent Wheeler (SHEZA BROMAC): “Horse is going well. With a safe beginning she has a chance.”
  4. Greg Bond (AUSSIE SCOOTER): “Good chance.”
  5. (HESACHARMER): “
  6. Chris Playle (CELEBRITY CHEF): “Drawn terribly. Get cover and look to hit the line strong.”
  7. Shannon Suvaljko (TWOBOB CRACKER): “Ready to win.”
  8. Michael Young (FIREROCKFIREROLL): “Going well. Always each-way in these races.”
  9. Hayden Hancock (GEE SMITH): “Couple of handy ones which makes things difficult on paper. Will be keeping safe this week.”
  10. Ron Huston (ROBBIE ROCKET): “Great each-way chance again.”
  11. Greg Bond (HIMSELF): “Right in it.”
  12. Chris Voak (SANGUE REALE): “Sound return considering how the race mapped. Will be ready after tonight’s race.”

RACE 8 – SEFS – THE ASSET FINANCE SPECIALISTS PACE

  1. Peter Tilbrook (VIVERE DAMORE): “Gets a chance to be in her favourite role from the draw. Working strong on the track.”
  2. (STAR OF DIAMONDS): “
  3. Kat Warwick (RASCAL): “Working well. Small field should suit with the pace on.”
  4. Mike Reed (BLITZEMBYE): “I hope there’s speed on for him this week.”
  5. Greg Bond (TENZING BROMAC): “Should fight out the finish.”
  6. (FIFTY FIVE REBORN): “

RACE 9 – SEFS YOU NAME IT, WE FUND IT PACE

  1. Kyle Harper (BETTORSTARTDREAMING): “Should lead and win.”
  2. Rob Abercromby (MARQUISARD): “Should be coming off the arm looking for a forward position. Expecting a good performance.”
  3. Kyle Symington (REBEL WITH A GRIN): “Was disappointing last start. Hopefully can bounce back.”
  4. Aldo Cortopassi (MISTER FORTUNIA): “He drops back in class which will suit him better. We will come off the arm and try to find a spot forward.”
  5. Chris Voak (MAJOR MUCHA): “Another bad draw. Wait until he draws to lead.”
  6. (ACOLTNAMEDSU): “
  7. Shannon Suvaljko (NAME IN LIGHTS): “Going very well but needs luck here.”
  8. Chris Lewis (GENERAL JOLT): “He's going better than the form looks but it will be hard from the draw."
  9. Jocelyn Young (SUING YOU): “Tough draw. Needs luck.”
  10. Lindsay Harper (HEZA HEAD HONCHO): “Looks a lovely trailing draw and should earn money."
  11. (EUPHORIC MOMENT): “
  12. Sarah Wall (ALTA RHETT): “Drops a fair way in grade but will need luck from 12."

RACE 10 – WWW.SEFSOLUTIONS.COM.AU PACE

  1. (SEAGRASS): “
  2. Hayden Reeves (ALEXANDRA THEGREAT): “Place chance.”
  3. (FEELING EMPATHY): “
  4. Hayden Reeves (VALENTINATHEBULLET): “Place chance as well.”
  5. (LADY VIOLETTA): “
  6. Kat Warwick (FLY TO FAME): “Going super. Similar field to last start. Should go well.”
  7. Mike Reed (CABSAV): “She’s going to have to slot in and hope the speed is on.”