The ID23 Trotter division has drawn two big guns in Just Believe and Queen Elida, well according to the pre-post markets for the finals. The series brings together 23 of the best square gaiters from Queensland, Victoria, and New South Wales, with one sole entrant for South Australia in Powderkeg.
Bred by South Australian leading owner and breeder Geoff Easom, Powderkeg has won 13 races leading into the Inter-dominion heats including The Vicbred Super Series as a two-year-old The Southern Cross Final at three, The Breeders Crown as a four-year-old and this year the time honoured Gamel Pacing Cup in his home state.
By champion stallion Muscle Hill out of Sparks Ignite a C R Commando mare, Sparks Ignite has had 5 live foals 4 are multiple winners.
Sparks Ignite grand dam is Māori Trump is the dam of Noopy Kiosk ($320,999) and Tennotrump ($179,972).
Could, Powderkeg become the first South Australian bred trotter to make an Inter-dominion Trotting Grand Final since Viva La Fever who finished fourth to Uncle Petrika in the 2007 series held at Globe Derby.