Archive for Cannington

20171118 – Cannington Saturday

MANDJOOGOORDAP (Collision- Ritza Night) scored an all the way win in the Gr 3 Greyhounds WA Young Stars Classic Final. The Paul Stuart (pictured) trained bitch led from box 5 and then held off the late challenge from Black Bombshell and West On Charlie to win by a half head in 30.05. The black bitch was having just her 6th career start where she has won now 4 times nad she finished second on the other two occasions.

BUNDLES GALORE (Dyna Nalin- Saving Bundles) joined the leader Trouper Monelli down the back straight before drawing away to win by 2 3/4 lengths in a PB 29.67. The Enzo Crudeli trained dog has now won 4 of his past 5 starts. Crudeli trained an early winning double and is within 5 winners of Chris Halse in the leading trainer of the year award at Cannington.

RUBY’S CHAPTA (Magic Sprite- Ceejay Shambi) caused an upset in winning the FFA after leading throughout from box 1. The Graham Ellis trained bitch has been racing up in Grade in recent starts and held off an unlucky favourite Neil Monelli by 3 lengths in 30.09.

VICTOR METTI (Djays Octane- Giacometti) returned to the winners list after a run of placings, scoring by 2 3/4 lengths in 30.18. The Michael Johnston trained dog hadn’t won since June, however has recorded 11 career victories from 69 starts for his connections.

LIMITLESS (Barcia Bale- Bronelly Dancer) recorded his first win in WA and gave trainer Michael Johnston a race to race winning double. The former eastern states trained chaser had won 7 times in 21 starts prior to coming West. The black dog won by a neck in 30.21.

20171115 – Cannington Wednesday

LEISEL  MONELLI (Fernando Bale- Sharon Monelli) showed speed from box 2 and defeated Tattooed Warrior by 5 lengths in 29.82. The David Hobby trained bitch was a beaten favourite on debut the week before behind Placement.

ZOE THE PEST (Turanza Bale- Sweet It Is) enjoyed some racing luck to record her maiden victory when the leading four runners ran off on the home corner. The Paul Stuart trained bitch won by 1 3/4 lengths from Winifred Monelli in 30.74.

CZARNY (Cosmic Rumble- Manyana Pearl) was able to work to the lead past the judge the first time and then lead throughout to record his first win in WA in 29.96. The John Carmody trained former Victorian, has now won 5 times from 19 career starts and was having just his third start in WA.



20171113 – Cannington Monday

HAUNTED TO EXCEL (Barcia Bale- Cheetah Zorro) recorded his second win at the track after running down the leader Maximum Moo and scoring by 2 3/4 lengths in 30.49. The win also gave trainer Kodie Charles an early winning double having won with Harlan Rocks over the 275 metres. Haunted To Excel had won once and placed 17 times from 27 starts at Cannington  prior to his victory.

INFRARED MOMENT (Bella Infrared- Lara Monelli) demolished his rivals in the small field left after the late scratching of the favourite in the race Corporate Storm. The Sarah Appleton trained dog began well from box 7 and once finding the top put a few lengths on his rivals scoring by 5 lengths in 30.05.

20171111- Cannington Saturday

STARLIGHT ASHA (Cosmic Rumble- Starlight Delly) showed good speed to cross from box 8 and lead throughout over the 600 metres scoring by a neck over the fast finishing Neil Monelli in 35.10. The Linda Smithson trained bitch has now won 6 of 9 starts from box 8.

WEST ON AUGIE (Fernando Bale- Te Amo) was able to lead throughout in the opening heat of the Gr 3 Young Stars and score his second win in 3 starts. The Chris Halse trained youngster, who doesn’t turn two years of age until February, held off the more experienced Backpacker Jack by 1 1/2 lengths in a PB 29.91.

MANDJOOGOORDAP (Collision- Ritza Night) jumped well from box 4 and led throughout holding off the challenges from race favourite Black Bombshell to win by 1 1/2 lengths in 30.05 in the second heat of the . The Paul Stuart trained youngster has now won 3 times from just 5 career starts, finishing narrow seconds on the other two occasions.

Pictured : Mandjoogoordap and Paul Stuart

WEST ON CHARLIE (Kelsos Fusileer- High Recall) worked through the trouble on the first corner and set out after the early leader Nice Garry to claim the final heat of the Gr 3 Young Stars for trainer Chris Halse. The black dog has now won 3 of his past 4 starts entering the final next Saturday night. Halse has combined with partner Linda Britton to win the series 4 times in the past.

2017 Young Stars Classic Box Draw

Box Greyhound Trainer

20171108 – Cannington Wednesday

DANDALUP DASHER (Shakey Jakey- Rerod Rose) finally broke his Maiden status with an all the way win at his 10th race start. Having led and then being run down when placed at his first 9 starts, the Terry Erenshaw trained dog scored by a length over Petria Monelli and Tattooed Warrior in 30.38.

PLACEMENT (Fernando Bale- Forty Two Below) showed speed from his middle draw and led throughout to record his Maiden victory in a PB 30.23. The Steve Withers trained dog had been placed at 6 of 8 prior runs and held off the race favourite Leisel Monelli by 3/4 length.

AZALEA MONELLI (Fabregas- Jackie Bale) was able to kick through from the inside draw and hold the lead before racing clear to win by 9 lengths in a PB 30.19. The David Hobby trained youngster turns two years of age in February and has now won twice from 4 starts.