American Ideal’s 2yo son Franco Edward confirmed he is the new sheriff amongst his peers in Western Australia, with a dominant win in the Group One, $100,000 Pearl Classic at Gloucester Park. Leading all the way, Franco Edward was an effortless winner in the time-honoured classic. Congratulations to trainer/driver Kyle Harper and owner Robert Watson.

American Ideal’s millionaire son Soho Tribeca return from a spell in devastating fashion when he dealt to his rivals in the Italian Cup at Melton, he is now on track for key features in the coming months. American Ideal sired other good winners in Ideal World at Globe Derby, Foo Fighter at Newcastle and Cruz at Kilmore.

Champion stallion Bettor’s Delight’s progeny continue to break records no matter what their gait. He is now the sire of Australia’s fastest 3yo trotter in Drop The Hammer who scooted around Menangle in 1.55.3! At Gloucester Park, he sired a brace of winners, amongst them where Carter Michael, Bettor’s Aim and Tisadream. At Addington he sired classy 2yo winner Pitch Perfect who sat in the chair to win, at Melton, Rishi greeted the judge and Special Reserve led in a quartet of winner at Albion Park.