Mitch Maguire wins Western Gateway

Mitch Maguire wins Western Gateway

Mitch Maguire rounded out his WA Derby preparation by winning the Group Two Western Gateway Pace at Gloucester Park last Friday night. (Watch Replay)

Leading all the way, Mitch Maguire had to dig deep in the concluding stages to hold off the fast finishing Maczaffair (Mach Three) to win by a half head.

This was his 12th win from 18 starts and takes his earnings to $197,373.

The son of Sportswriter is the first foal of the Christian Cullen mare Miley Maguire. He comes from the famed Tabella Beth family.