Locally trained pacer Elteearr was the medium of heavy support when victorious at Melton on Monday afternoon. Punters rallied behind the pacer, whose fixed odds quote of $8.50 more than halved at the jump, and Elteearr did the rest winning convincingly after leading throughout.
The win of Elteearr at Cranbourne on Tuesday night certainly did a lot to reaffirm two of racing's tried and true adages. In the first place, sometimes horses are just meant to win. And secondly, hindsight is a wonderful thing!!
Six year old mare Little Bit Sassy returned from a lengthy injury enforced layoff to win first up at Warragul on Monday and in doing so, provided the second leg of a double for her Cranbourne trainer Simone Walker.
Four year old mare Clancy Pants was rewarded for her recent consistent form with a win in the Team Staffing Solutions Pace at Yarra Glen earlier today. The Charlie Wootton trained pacer has been around the mark since winning at Kilmore in February and produced a dour performance to score at her latest assignment.
Clyde trainer Jayne Davies recent vein of winning form continued at Cranbourne on Sunday when lightly raced three year old Melchoir saluted in the first race on the program. The win was the fifth in the space of just 14 days for the stable known as the Green Team after stable doubles at Warragul and Yarra Valley in recent weeks.
Cranbourne trained five year old Magic Impact dealt punters a savage blow when he saluted at massive odds at Melton earlier today. But that mattered little to an excited family of owners and a pleasantly surprised trainer who revelled in the gelding's first up win for her stable.
Three year old pacer Mygoldengrinner carried the Cranbourne Training Centre to another significant milestone with his all the way win in the Yarra Valley 3 Year Old Pace on Monday afternoon. The gelding's win was the 150th win for the centre since its opening in September 2012 in what has been a remarkably successful venture for the Cranbourne Harness Racing Club and Harness Racing Victoria.
Cranbourne based trainers Simone Walker and Michael Hughes were both active at the Australian Premier Trotting Sale and the APG Autumn Sale conducted at Oaklands Junction over the weekend.
On Friday night, Im Corzin Terror claimed the second biggest win of his career in the Group 2 Decron Cranbourne Gold Cup.