Son Of A Tiger roars across line

Son Of A Tiger, an impressive winner on Friday night at Gloucester Park. Photo: Supplied.
Son Of A Tiger, an impressive winner on Friday night at Gloucester Park. Photo: Supplied.

Son Of A Tiger a stylish winner on Friday night in the wet at Gloucester Park may not be located in the Busselton area but he has strong ties through trainer Matthew Scott and owner Tim Blee.

Matthew and Tim have been strong supporters of the Busselton Trotting Clubs for many years and the success on Friday night came as no surprise.

Son Of A Tiger the four-year old son of American Ideal was having his sixth start in the state since arriving from New Zealand and already building an impressive record of three wins and one place from five starts earlier had to tend with the tough draw of eight and even though blessed with talent he was sent out a $7.50 chance. Starting quickly from out wide reinsman Shannon Suvaljko got to the outside of the leader early was lucky enough to gain a trail when Absolution move into that position. Turning for home Son Of A Tiger dashed through an opening to score by a length.

Budd Sidewinder made the trip to Gloucester Park and after a last start win in the stand at Bunbury trainer Michael Callegari took another throw at the stumps with Budd competing in the stand again. Starting off 10 metre experts didn't give Budd much of a chance sending him out at $61 and settling four back the rails it looked a tough assignment, but driver Ash Markham started looking for gaps as horses up front started to tire, Budd would finish the race off strong and finishing fourth and only beaten a length.

Trainer Barry Howletts Sunnys Little Jestic which is trained in Victoria by Brent Lilley competed in a heat of the breeders crown series for three-year old fillies on Thursday at Maryborough. Starting from barrier two and sent out at good odds of $11 driver Gavin Lang to a sit behind leader and odds on favourite I Am Pegasus and it was a winning move as Sunnys Little Jestic sprinted up the sprint lane to down the two favourites by 1m.

Catastrophic Event continued to be impressive running third, she would settle back in and charge home late to be defeated by 2m.