The Ben Pearce stable will supply a number of runners to the return of the Belmont race club meetings with Woolibar, Travinator, Rising Sea, Le Patron, Testamezzo and Mad Brad all accepting the card.
Race three on the card will see 2 stable runners compete in a 1000m BM 78+, with Travinatorreturning after a long haul on the sidelines to be ridden by Peter Hall and Woolibar to be ridden by Joseph Azzopardi jumping from barrier seven in a field of 9.
3 TRAVINATOR (Blks)
8 year old bay gelding (19-10-2008) Sire: Mosayter (USA) Dam: Revilo (Tribu) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Mr C S Pearce
Owners: C S Pearce
Colours: Red, Dk. Blue Sash And Cap
Gear Changes: Bar Plates AGAIN
Travinator is an eight-year-old Bay gelding, having experienced the high’s and lows of racing after competing on 30 occasions for 10 wins earning prize money exceeding $345,000.
He last raced on December 17, 2016, and is prepared for this via a Lark Hill barrier trial on May 8, finishing 3.0 lengths off the heat winner, Scales Of Justice.
6 year old bay gelding (27-10-2010) Sire: Due Sasso Dam: Princess Tory (River of Light (USA)) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Mr I M James
Owners: M Riches, D Riches, K Riches, A J Morton, A M Morton
Colours: Lime Green, Black Circle Insignia, Armbands And Cap
Woolibar is a six-year-old Bay gelding having won 6 times from 30 outings earning prize money exceeding $180,000.
His latest win was at Ascot on April 1 and was last seen at the same venue over a thousand metres on May 13 finishing 4th of 9 with Randy Tan aboard, arriving one length behind the winner Caipirinha.
Race 5 will see last start winner, Rising Sea compete in the Heineken (3) handicap over a mile with a field of 12 to run, Jarrad Noske to ride.
4 RISING SEA (Blks)
3 year old bay gelding (17-8-2013) Sire: Sebring Dam: Time to Climb (Bearcat) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Mrs J Harvey
Owners: Ascot Bloodstock Syndicate(Mgr: M J Rigby), Ms S C Reed, P A Whittleton, P R Brace, W S Pausin, J W Rigby, M O’Heare, R M Kenyon, N Brecciaroli, T G Hattan, E A Hogarth, Mrs I E Hogarth, L Factor, M Feighan, A J Nafranec, D Connaughton, J M Wong, R C Peterson
Colours: Purple, White Diamond, Diamonds Sleeves
Rising Sea is a three-year-old Bay gelding having raced on 10 occasions for two wins and four placings earning prize money exceeding $63,000.
He resumed with a barrier trial win and was last seen at Ascot on May 17 finishing first of 10 over 1400 m in an NMW special conditions efforts with Jarrad Noske piloting the runner to a 0.75 victory over Mr Undercover.
Race seven will see consistent placegetter Le Patron compete in the sky racing TV provincial championship series final over 1400 m with prize money of $60,000 on offer to the BM62+ runners to be ridden by Peter Hall jumping from barrier seven.
9 LE PATRON (Blks)
4 year old chestnut mare (11-11-2012) Sire: Street Boss (USA) Dam: Mosse (Danzig Connection (USA)) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Dr J V Yovich
Owners: T A Mc Kee
Colours: Cerise And Orange Checkers, Orange Cap
Le Patron is a four-year-old chestnut mare having won on three occasions and placed 10 times from 21 starts earning over $101,000.
Last time out she raced at Pinjarra on May 11 finishing third of 14/1200m in a class five with Peter Hall arriving 1.50 lengths behind Helms Gate.
Race eight on the card in the D’Orsogna handicap over 1200 m for BM 72+, 2-year-old and upward runners, will see the return from a spell of Testamezzo with Ms Kate Witten aboard reducing 3 kg off the 61kg weight allotment and Mad Brad, second up from a spell, Peter Hall to ride jumping from barrier (2) in a field of 13.
1 TESTAMEZZO (Blks)
6 year old bay gelding (21-8-2010) Sire: Testa Rossa Dam: Tremezzo (Encosta de Lago) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Mr R Harding
Owners: Miss D L Miller, S Cooper, T Watson, Mrs R M Watson, B P Jones, R Palm, M O’Heare, R M Williamson, K G Hughes, Mrs L M Hughes
Colours: Red, Black Horseshoes, Dk. Blue Sleeves And Cap
Gear Changes: Blinkers FIRST TIME
Testamezzo is a six-year-old Bay gelding having won on seven occasions from 17 outings with $375,000 pocketed by connections, he has not raced since finishing 7th in the Carbine Club ridden by Hugh Bowman on November 19, beaten 2.0 lengths behind Chocolate Holic.
He resumes here via two Lark Hill barrier trials, the latest of which on May 8 finishing ninth at 10/950 m beaten three lengths by the heat winner Scales Of Justice.
4 MAD BRAD (Blks)
6 year old bay gelding (14-10-2010) Sire: Zentsov Street (USA) Dam: Belgrave Square (Octagonal (NZ)) View Pedigree Report
Breeder: Yarradale Stud
Owners: B M Pearce, B P Jones
Colours: Red, Black Horseshoes, Dk. Blue Sleeves And Cap
Gear Changes: Bar Plates OFF AGAIN
Mad Brad will run second-up from a spell with the runner competing on his 26th occasion with previous results standing at five wins and 10 placings earning prize money exceeding $189,000.
First, run this time in was at Ascot on May 6 finishing seven of 11/1200 m when competing in a BM 72+ handicap with Peter Hall aboard arrived 0.75 lengths behind the winner Red Paddy in a time of 1:11.04.
CARNARVON on 27th of May.
The stables Roman Fighter will compete on the Carnarvon race club card on Saturday, May 27 with six events to be run under fine conditions.
The single stable runner, Roman Fighter will compete in race five on the card in the Avis Carnarvon handicap over 1200 m for BM 68+ runners with the back-to-back place getter to be ridden by Noel Rutland jumping from barrier seven in a field of 10.
Roman Fighter a five-year-old chestnut gelding has won on 4 occasions from 24 starts pocketing $71,000+ in prize money.
He was last seen at Ascot on May 17 finishing second of eight with William Pike the pilot arriving 0.7 lengths behind Bells Tower.
Best of luck to connections with their runners at Belmont & Carnarvon on Saturday.