2018 Busselton Trots | A week of big wins and heaps of action

Race one: Call Me Ernie winning his first career race for trainer Bianca Ashcroft. Photo supplied.
Race one: Call Me Ernie winning his first career race for trainer Bianca Ashcroft. Photo supplied.

With week two in the Busselton trotting season completed there was plenty of exciting racing with close finishes, long priced winners and exciting wins. 

With two meetings within the week action was aplenty.

Local pacer Budd Sidewinder provided the crowd with one of the performances of the round so far with his last time first effort on night two, he followed that up on Friday when he worked his way to the front to hold off challengers. 

The four-year-old is trained by local Michael Callagari and driven by Ash Markham.

Trainer Matthew Scott is dominating the Albies Sweetheart series and during the two meetings Abetta Tiny Dancer defeated stable mate Lady Azalea on both occasions, reversing night one’s result.

Riri Rhanna for Scott has been in consistent form with a win on night three following a good second on Tuesday. 

Hillbilly Time trained by Collie local Peter Hensley and Our Bobbydazzler for Bunbury trainer Steve Burton have also clashed twice and the score is one all.

Call Me Bob for John Robinson and Cavalry Call for Brian Clemens kept the Bunbury flavor going with good wins on night two and three. 

Yallingup Siding trainer Kym Neal caused an upset on night two with nine-year-old Hold That Smile, driven by Cory Peterson he scored at lucrative odds of $18, she also had places with Armbro Lincoln and Bledisloe.

Collie pacer Call Me Ernie got his first win of his career with an all the way win for trainer Bianca Ashcroft. 

Jet Engine lived up to his name with a runaway win by 30 metres driven by Shannon Suvaljko and trained by Justin Pitt.

Jax Or Better came with a well timed run for driver Shane Young and Trainer Mark Lee to score in the last on night three. 

Lee’s horse Five Star Major ran second in the first to Riverdale Joker who started at long odds to outstay his opponents for trainer driver Gary Gray. 

The next meeting will be on Friday, January 12.