Rookie Tasmanian filly Ideal Bliss, has been the standout among her peers this season and was rewarded for her consistency with victory in the Group 3 Evicus final at Hobart. In the $40,000 race, the daughter of top sire American Ideal, recorded her third career victory, she has never been out of the money in five lifetime starts. Congratulations to her breeder Charlie Beadman and gun juvenile trainer Paul Hill.

American Ideal’s Australian 2yo winners continued when Rosie’s Ideal easily accounted for her rivals at Bunbury. Top flight pacer Soho Tribeca travelled east to easily win his Vicbred 4yo heat at Ballarat, the son of American Ideal now has over $350,000 in the locker and is nominal favourite for the series.

No shortage of winners for the stallion king Bettor’s Delight in Australia and New Zealand. Among his winners where Motu Premier at Gloucester Park, Passion’s Delight was an impressive Vicbred heat winner at Bendigo, King Solomon got the chocolates at Maryborough and at Addington he sired a quartet of winners, among them where the Woodlands Stud bred and Woodlands Syndicate Raced Spirit Of Delight and Usain Colt.