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20190626 – Cannington Wednesday – Winter Maiden Classic

Flake Monelli (Fernando Bale – Dyna Sandy) braved the wet conditions at Cannington Wednesday night to take out the Winter Maiden Classic by a convincing six lengths in 30.36. Congratulations to owner and trainer David Hobby and best of luck for a promising future with this youngster.

20190410 – Cannington Wednesday – Autumn Maiden Classic

MIKEY’S RANT (Kinloch Brae- Starlight Shine) overcame trouble on the first corner to claim the leaders going off the back straight and win the Greyhounds WA Autumn Maiden Classic final. The Paul Stuart trained dog finished second on debut in his heat behind Equity Fund. The black dog won by 2 lengths over Who’s Got Subi in 30.37.

WHATTA DREAM (Bobby Boucheau- High Tide Ebony) scored a head win over Imperial Li in a driving finish over the 380 metres. The Murray Ion trained bitch ended a losing sequence of 19 starts when she scored in 22.38.

HELLO I’M RONGO (Barcia Bale- Sharon Monelli) claimed the favourite Westdale Anne on the line to score by a half length in 30.37 after being headed coming to the home corner. The Ben MacLean trained dog had been racing over the 405 metres at Mandurah before returning to Head Quarters where he hadn’t won in 8 starts at the track. The change obviously helped as he showed strength in the run to the line.

20190130 – Cannington Wednesday

WHO’S GOT BYRON (Fabregas- Never Ask) recorded an all the way victory in the final of the Greyhounds WA Summer Maiden Classic defeating litter sister and kennel mate Who’s Got Subi for trainer Rob Westworth. The black dog wasn’t the quickest out, however was able to kick through using the rail position to lead on the first corner. He then went on to win by 1 3/4 lengths in a PB 30.10.

DAVID YELLOW (David Bale- Tearsabout Tears) showed speed from box 1 and recorded his Maiden win for trainer Enzo Crudeli. The brindle dog was having his first start at Cannington after 3 unplaced runs at Mandurah over the 490 metres. He stopped the clock at 22.27 winning by 2 lengths over Blue Diablo.

SHE’S ALL TALK (Barcia Bale- She’s Historic) upset her rivals as she also recorded her Maiden victory. The win was trainer Enzo Crudeli’s third leg of an early training treble before he completed a fantastic night out with 6 winners for evening. The black bitch jumped to the front from box 4 and held off the challengers winning by 1 3/4 lengths over Aussie Salute in 30.51.

VIENNA CHARM (Barcia Bale- Sam’s Sionara) recorded a first up win in the State for new trainer Wayne Beamish. The recent Bendigo winner used plenty of the track as she raced past Aspire Higher to win by 2 1/2 lengths in 22.23.

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.

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

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