20220908 – Mandurah Thursday

“Ricky Valenti trains all three placegetters in the first race”

Barragup based couple Ricky Valenti and Stephanie Catchpole produced the Trifecta in tonight’s opening event, the Free Entry TABtouch Park Maiden over 302m. Race favourite Nitro Jet capitalised on box one despite beginning only fairly. He drove through powerfully on the inside of his rivals and raced away to win by three lengths in a handy 17.32. Full brothers Silly Old Bear (second) and Tiger Mickey (third) filled the placings and provided the rare feat of siblings and kennel-mates all making the podium. The brothers are all by Nitro Burst and are out of White Minion, a talented race performer who boasted 11 wins and 21 minor placings from 67 starts. Valenti has enjoyed plenty of success in the past with the likes of Scuttlebutt, South, Vee Bee Mate, Magic Seeker, Kooringa Charles, Marked Down and Northam specialist Spot On Pedro.


Race 3 Number 2 SHOW ME HEAVEN : Broke through for a tidy win in impressive fashion for Shane Beard.

Race 4 Number 3 ON THE WATCH : Caught the eye with a fast finishing third along the rail.

Ryan Levitzke (commentator)