MERMAID MONELLI (Fernando Bale- Sahannah Monelli) led throughout in the final of the Greyhounds WA, WA Bred Championship. The David Hobby trained bitch defeated Tommy Shelby, who dwelt at the start, by 1 1/2 lengths in 29.87. The blue brindle bitch has now won 23 times from 45 starts and over $138,000 in stakes plus WA bred bonuses.
OWL SKY (Tureaud- Mandy Charm) missed most of the trouble on the first corner before racing clear down the back straight and away for a 1 3/4 length Maiden victory. The Joe Dailly trained bitch had been placed once from 4 previous starts.
SO TOUGH (Fernando Bale- Cosmic Aphrodite) led throughout from box 1 over the 600 metres and recorded a new PB 34.89 in defeating Historic Time and Don’t Guess by 5 lengths. The Shayne Williams trained dog has been chasing consistently with two recent seconds over the 600 metres one behind Flake Monelli.
COUNTING KUNA (Fernando Bale- Leelicious) recorded his fourth win in a row with a 2 length win over Fab’s Excise in 21.79. The Michael Johnston trained dog has now won 8 of 14 starts over the 380 metres for his connections.