Successful Victorian trainers Jason Thompson and Andrea Dailly will bring a plethora of talented chasers from their respective kennels to Wentworth Park tonight, contesting heats of the Group One Ladbrokes Golden Easter Egg.
Ten outstanding heats of the states' richest event on the calendar will commence at 7.45pm tonight, with the final winner in two weeks' time set to receive $250,000.
Recent group one Temlee winner Dalgetty lines-up in heat five for Jason Thompson and is making his highly-anticipated debut at the track tonight from box eight. The son Stagger and Rockin' Along is currently the $7.50 favourite with Ladbrokes.com.au to win the final.
Anthony Azzopardi’s Zambora Brockie is next preferred at $9.00 and last weeks Richmond Derby winner Knight Sprite is great odds at $12.00
In heat three, Daily’s Dawkins Bale (Box One) finished runner-up in last years Easter Egg series to Fernando Bale and recorded a sizzling personal best of 29.47 in his semi-final win. He is at $16.00 to win the final.
There will be plenty of NSW supporters cheering for local hope Bessy Boo (Box Six), who celebrated his fourth birthday yesterday and will go around in heat number four at start number 116. Coming into this race having won three out of his past four starts, he notched up victory number 22 at the track last week and look for him to charge home at the finish.