Wolfe duo to tackle Belmont Guineas

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Albany gallopers One Short and Minus Looks will head up a two-pronged attack for local trainer Steve Wolfe in Saturday’s $100,000 listed WAROA Belmont Guineas (1600m) at Belmont Park.

They have each won three races in their short careers and enter the three-year-old feature with genuine claims.

Minus Looks has been in terrific form, winning two starts ago at Belmont and running second to the classy Salorsci over 1400m last start.

Peter Hall will take the ride on Minus Looks, who will start from barrier seven with 56.5kg on his back.

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One Short is also a Saturday metropolitan winner this campaign, tasting success at Ascot in April over 1400m, and has finished behind Minus Looks and Salorsci at his past two starts. Shaun McGruddy is aboard One Short, who will carry 56.5kg and is drawn favourably in gate five. Wolfe has Faulty also entered on Saturday at Belmont, while Albany trainer Roy Rogers will start quality sprinter Candlelight Star in the Perth Racing Twitter Handicap (1200m).

Albany trainer Garry Delane notched a winning treble at the Broome Turf Club last Saturday.

He has taken a team of horses to the far north with immediate success, having scored four winners at the dirt racecourse. On Saturday, Delane’s big day started with promising type Lovejoy winning the BK Signs Handicap (1100m) before Big Clipper won by a nose in the Life And Soul Handicap (1200m).

The treble was rounded out by Rituals making it two wins in succession, claiming the Western Formworx Handicap (1200m). All three were ridden by jockey Nigel Seymour.

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