Western Australian trainer Shayne Williams has welcomed defending champion Blackpool Flash back with open arms as the brilliant Victorian sprinter takes aim at back-to-back victories in the Group 3 Birthday Cup (405m) at Mandurah.
After campaigning in Tasmania late in 2021, Blackpool Flash has returned to WA to defend his Birthday Cup crown and will put his unblemished Mandurah record on the line in Friday night’s (or Saturday morning for Victorians) heats.
“He’s an absolute freak. He blows my mind,” said Shayne Williams.
“He just consistently comes out of those boxes.