MOMENT TO JIVE (Mogambo- Sharon Monelli) raced into next weeks Gr 1 Sky Racing Galaxy final with a 6 length win over Zipping Katelyn (NSW) in a PB 41.78. For expecting mother and trainer Sarah Appleton, the black bitch has now won 9 in a row as she chases her first Gr 1 victory. RIPPIN’ SAM (Fernando Bale- Tears Siam) was last out of the boxes in his heat and then showed his brilliance as he weaved his way through the field in the second heat. The Robert Britton trained star scored in a slick 41.70, just less than a length out side of Neil Monelli’ track record. The white and brindle dog defeated Jeebus Bird and Myrniong Corner by 9 lengths. QUICK JAGGER (Dyna Nalin- Saving Bundles) returned to his best form with a brilliant 8 length win in the third heat of the Gr 1 Sky Racing Galaxy. The Chris Halse trained chaser found the lead after a lap and raced away to score in 41.72 defeating the NSW star Simon Keeping. Myrniong Corner and Beryllium were the two quickest thirds making it through to next weeks Gr 1 final. The box draw will be conducted on Monday night at Cannington.
Pictured : Moment To Jive
COME ON EMMALINE (Fernando Bale- Come On Luann) led from box 2 in the first heat of the Gr 1 Sky Racing Perth Cup. The Victorian based Joe Borg’s black bitch held on to defeat Astrozone and Fernando Express by 3/4 length in 29.82. STRIKER LIGHT (Kc and All- Pretty Fancy) was beaten to the first corner by Slingshot Gypsy before dropping into another gear a long the back straight. The Brett Bravo trained star raced to the lead going off the back and stopped the clock at 29.87, winning by 4 lengths in the second heat of the Perth Cup at his first look at the track. UP HILL JILL (Premier Fantasy- Where’s Demonica) flew into next weeks Gr 1 final, leading throughout to defeat Benali by 4 lengths in 29.60. The recent Easter Egg winner will improve with her first look at the track for trainer David Geall. Up Hill Jill will reacquaint herself with Striker Light in the final, with the two clashing 12 times prior with Up Hill Jill finishing in front of her arch rival 7 of the 12 times. TROUPER MONELLI (Fernando Bale- Bingle Monelli) began well from box 1 and was able to work past the leaders in the back straight before winning the 4th heat of the Perth Cup. The David Hobby trained dog won by 5 lengths over last years winner Equanimity in 29.93. ALPHA GEOGIOU (Magic Sprite- Queen Of Cyprus) was able to run down the leader Vanderworp, claiming him right on the line to win by a head in 30.11. The Jeffrey Britton trained dog was having his first look at the track and recently won a heat of the Golden Easter Egg in Sydney. WEST ON AUGIE (Fernando Bale- Te Amo) clocked the quickest heat win after leading throughout from box 8. The Chris Halse trained WA bred star stopped the clock at 29.55 in scoring by 9 lengths over Waterloo Monelli in the 6th heat. The red fawn dog has a PB of 29.40 set in the middle of March. HECTON BALE (Fernando Bale- Searle Bale) was too strong for the WA hope Mandjoogoordap down the back straight and went on to win his heat of the Perth Cup by 5 lengths in 29.70. The Andrea Dailly trained dog won the Australian Cup in March and Dailly won the Perth Cup herself asa trainer in 2005 with Sun Hero. BLACK BOMBSHELL (Barcia Bale- Tearsabout Tears) scored a 1 3/4 length win in the final heat of the Gr 1 Sky Racing Perth Cup defeating the leader Max Profit in 29.88. The win kept the dream of trainer Enzo Crudeli’ hope of winning back to back Cups alive after winning with Equanimity last year.