20200307 – Cannington Saturday – Perth Cup & Galaxy Heats

SKY Racing Perth Cup Heats

20200307R01 - SIMON TOLD HELEN

20200307R01 – SIMON TOLD HELEN

#4 SIMON TOLD HELEN (Barcia Bale- Who Told Lindylu) overcame an awkward start to push through the gap and race into the first corner with Werewolf Monelli in the opening heat of the Gr 1 Sky Racing Perth Cup. The David Burnett trained star then dropped into another gear and shot to the front down the back straight before going onto win by 1 1/4 lengths in 29.74.

20200307R02 - BUSTER THE BRUTE

20200307R02 – BUSTER THE BRUTE

#3 BUSTER THE BRUTE (Collision- Buckette) caused an upset in the second heat when he recorded his first win at Cannington in a heat of the Gr 1 Sky Racing Perth Cup. The Krystal Shinners trained black dog led from box 3 and then held off Dyna Dean by a neck in 29.89. Favourite Campini found trouble throughout and finished third.

20200307R03 - VENUS AND MARS

20200307R03 – VENUS AND MARS

#8 VENUS AND MARS (Kinloch Brae- West On Delly) caused the second upset in the heats when he chased down the leader and short priced favourite Tommy Shelby who was returning from injury. The Chris Halse trained bitch claimed the leader on the line to win by a half head over Redcap Monelli with Tommy Shelby a head further back in third place. the winners time was 29.93.



#6 MERMAID MONELLI (Fernando Bale- Sahannah Monelli) led from box 6 in the 4th heat of the Sky Racing Perth Cup and then held off kennel mate and race favourite Zack Monelli to win by a neck in 29.85. The David Hobby trained bitch has now won 10 times from just 16 career starts and is only just turning two years of age this month.

20200307R05 - BANJO'S GIRL

20200307R05 – BANJO’S GIRL

#4 BANJO’S GIRL (Banjo Boy- Beyond Resolve) continued the rough results in the heats of the Sky Racing Perth Cup with a 4 1/2 length win over Naughty Gunn in a PB 29.80. Recently transferred into the care of Michael Johnston, the black bitch recorded her second win over the distance from 13 starts.

20200307R06 - KISS ME LINDA

20200307R06 – KISS ME LINDA

#4 KISS ME LINDA (Kinloch Brae- West On Bluebird) raced into the Perth Cup final with an all the win in 29.74 for trainer Chris Halse. The black bitch made last years Perth Cup final as a young pup and has since strengthened into a FFA performer. The win over Eighty Eight took her stake earnings to $106,000.

Werewolf Monelli and Zack Monelli also qualified for the final being the two quickest seconds.

SKY Racing Galaxy Heats

20200307R07 - GRACE ALI

20200307R07 – GRACE ALI

#4 GRACE ALI (My Bro Fabio- Born Ali) after being headed going down the back straight was able to lift in the home straight and win the opening heat of the Gr 1 Sky Racing Galaxy. The Chris Halse trained bitch has been building as a stayer with her mother winning the Galaxy final in 2014. Race favourite Here’s Tears was never in contention and looked lost at his first look at the track.

20200307R08 - BLUE SUMMER SKY

20200307R08 – BLUE SUMMER SKY

#4 BLUE SUMMER SKY (Barcia Bale- Chica Destacada) led throughout to win the second heat of the Sky Racing Galaxy defeating Laptop Wizard in 42.22. The Paul Stuart trained dog is undefeated in 4 starts since coming across from NSW, with 3 of those wins at Cannington over the 715 metres.

20200307R09 - FLAKE MONELLI

20200307R09 – FLAKE MONELLI

#8 FLAKE MONELLI (Fernando Bale- Dyna Sandy) recorded her first win over the 715 metres with a dashing display in the final heat of the Sky Racing Galaxy. The David Hobby trained bitch was the quickest of the heat wins winning by 4 3/4 lengths in 41.61 over Here’s Tears.