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20180522 – Cannington Tuesday

20180521 – Northam Monday

JOE MAN (Magic Sprite- Dream Miss) recorded a convincing 4 length Maiden win at his first look at the Northam track under race conditions. The Tim Mullany trained youngster was placed at his previous start at Cannington over the 380 metres. The black dog scored ina time of 17.47.

YADA YADA (Barcia Bale- Fees And Charges) crossed from box 6 and scored a 1 3/4 length win over Excel To Dream in 30.03 at her first try over the 509 metres. The Dave Brown trained bitch had a losing sequence of 8 going into todays Novice.

SKETCHY FANCY (Swift Fancy- Time To Play) railed perfectly on straightening before defeating Black Joker by a half length in 30.17. The Michael Rees trained dog enjoys racing at Northam and was drawn to win from box 1.

 

20180519 – Cannington Saturday

Box Greyhound Trainer
CROPDUSTER P. Stuart
POPPY MONELLI D. Hobby
BRANDI ALEXANDER T. Tzouvelis
LEISEL MONELLI D. Hobby
SLINGSHOT GYPSY R. Britton
STARLIGHT YOYO P. Stuart
CORONA MONELLI D. Hobby
PETRIA MONELLI D. Hobby
Reserves
YUNDERUP KAYLA A. McLaren
SHE’S GIFTED D. Coleman

WEST ON AUGIE (Fernando Bale- Te Amo) led throughout to record his biggest win in his short career in the final of the $60,000 Gr 2 WA Derby. The Chris Halse trained dog jumped on to the arm and raced clear to defeat Eighty Eight by 8 lengths in 29.60. The win took his stake earnings past $132,000 plus the extra WA bonuses for being WA bred. Halse combined with Linda Britton to win their first WA Derby with Reggemite in 1998.

STARLIGHT YOYO (Fernando Bale- Starlight Delly) lifted past the Victorian bitch Slingshot Gypsy on straightening to score a 1 1/4 length win in the first heat of the Gr 2 WA Oaks. The Paul Stuart trained bitch is undefeated in 5 career starts and recorded a PB 29.90 in defeating Corona Monelli with a neck further back in third place Slingshot Gypsy.

POPPY MONELLI (Fabregas- Jackie Bale) started a short priced favourite in the second heat of the WA Oaks and didn’t let her supporters down even though she was headed early by Victorian bitch She’s Gifted. The David Hobby trained black bitch refused to leave the rail and pushed through underneath the leader going off the back straight. She went on to score by 2 1/2 lengths in 29.81 over Cropduster.

PETRIA MONELLI (Fernando Bale- Sharon Monelli) led from box 7 and gave trainer David Hobby his fourth runner through to next weeks Gr2 WA Oaks final worth $60,000. The black bitch led throughout to defeat Queensland trained bitch Brandi Alexander in 30.02.

Pictured: West On Augie

20180518 – Mandurah Friday

“Laid Back Jumbo remains undefeated for Campana”

Promising well bred youngster Laid Back Jumbo chalked up his fourth successive victory in tonight’s Love The Chase Novice over 490m. The son of Mogambo has just turned two and after winning his first three starts over 405m (in 22.68, 22.69 and 22.58) he handled the rise to 490m with ease. Following a brilliant jump he was able to lead throughout in a sizzling run of 27.39, defeating Blue Blaze by a comfortable margin of four lengths. Laid Back Jumbo is trained out of Canning Vale by Eric Campana and looks like charging up the grades in no time at all.

HOUNDS TO FOLLOW :

Race 2 Number 2 BLUE BLAZE : Battled on gamely to run second in approximately 27.64.

Race 5 Number 2 PATCHY KAT : Flew late to snatch third behind Fernando Monelli.

Race 6 Number 5 CHEZZY ALLEN : Relished the 647m journey, winning the Mandurah Middle Distance Challenge in 36.97.

 

Pictured : Chezzy Allen

Ryan Levitzke (commentator)

20180512 – Cannington Saturday

FERDINAND (Fernando Bale- Velocity Sofia) weaved his way through the field to score a remarkable win in the opening heat of the Group 2 Brittons Formal Wear WA Derby. The Jamie Marsh trained youngster has just turned two years of age and had to overcome checking off heals nearing the home corner before getting through to win in 30.19. The brindle dog defeated Mandurah Derby winner Sieben Monelli by 3/4 length.

Pictured: Ferdinand with Ken Marsh and trainer Jamie Marsh.

WEST ON AUGIE (Fernando Bale- Te Amo) jumped to the front in the second heat of the Group 2 Brittons Formal Wear WA Derby and although pressurised early, was never headed and raced clear to win by 5 lengths over Eighty Eight in 29.76. The Chris Halse trained star will start a short priced favourite in next weeks final.

BLACK BOMBSHELL (Barcia Bale- Tearsabout Tears) showed speed from box 6 and recorded his first win since he won a heat of the Group 1 Sky Racing Perth in April. The Enzo Crudeli trained dog railed beautifully and defeated Decimal by 4 lengths in a PB 29.63. The race favourite Astrozone and Perth Cup winner Trouper Monelli cost themselves a winning chance soon after the start when checking.

DANDALUP GIRL (Shakey Jakey- Rerod Rose) proved her first up win over the 600 metres was no fluke as she led throughout again and clocked a PB 34.79 in defeating Black Fusileer by 5 lengths. The Kody Charles trained bitch showed speed from box 3 and looks a promising type.

Box Greyhound Trainer
SIEBEN MONELLI David Hobby
EIGHTY EIGHT Paul Stuart
BART MONELLI David Hobby
FERDINAND Jamie Marsh
WEST ON AUGIE Chris Halse
AEROPLANE BARNEY Michael Johnston
HOTSHOT MONELLI David Hobby
ROCKHOLD Jamie Marsh
Reserves
IT’S THE HORSE Enzo Crudeli
YUNDERUP TANK Andrew McLaren