The apple isle will be cheering on Ted Medhurst’s Buckle Up Wes when he strives to take out the $250,000 to the winner, 520m Macro Meats Golden Easter Egg at Wentworth Park on Easter Saturday (April 19). 

Drawing box one in the final, Buckle Up Wes was gallant being NSW giant killer Magic Display in the  third semi-final of the series. The improved draw is set to increase the Australian Cup winner’s prospects, with trainer Medhurst thrilled with the draw. 

In the opening semi-final it was Silver Chief winner, Ollie Bale which continued his strong run of form winning in 29.83 over kennel mate Jordan Allen to ensure 2013 Golden Easter Egg winning trainer, Andrea Dailly is in a position to stake a claim at winning back to back Egg titles. 

Evil Punk put close to any doubt held by connections of his mental state following recent falls at the venue, spearing the lids and leading all the way from an awkward box five draw, Evil Punk recorded the best qualifying time of 29.70, a clear tenth infront of other qualifiers. 

The final run-off went to Brooke Ennis prepared Tonk, which ensured the Victorian mentor will have two starters in next weekend’s final. The thrillng night of racing, has set the perfect stage for next Saturday’s quarter of a million dollar final and support card. 

Supporting the Macro Meats Golden Easter Egg final, is the Ambrosoli names in honour of iconic Wentworth Park race caller, Paul Ambrosoli. 

An AGRA hall of fame inductee, the voice of the Glebe Circuit said that the Golden Easter Egg consolation was again a stellar event with plenty of live hopes. 

Qualifiers for The Ambrosoli finished third or fourth in the Golden Easter Egg semi-finals on April 12, and will now compete for a $25,000 winner’s cheque. 

Box draws for the Macro Meats Golden Easter Egg and The Ambrosoli are available here