20240322 – Mandurah Friday

“Sunset Hornet sizzles into Good Friday Cup Final”

The Good Friday Cup has been contested three times with previous winners being Canya Cruise, Panama Pepper and last year Key Moment. Five heats were staged tonight with all winners and the three fastest thirds advancing to next Friday’s final. Heat One saw promising sprinter Sunset Hornet capitalise on box one, winning by four lengths in a blistering 21.90 that equaled Crumble Monelli’s track record. Ex-Victorian Get A Beer chased her home after showing terrific mid race speed. The second heat was taken out by track specialist Panadero Thunder who scored in 22.41 for Adam Smithson. Heat Three was taken out by Lil Bit Twisted who led throughout in 22.21 from box seven. Our Benson caused an upset in the fourth heat when he led throughout in 22.04 over Sunset Ali who was beaten 2.75 lengths. The final heat saw Sunset Frazier overcome a fair jump to win in 22.06 over outsider Agent Eleven. The box draw for the Good Friday Cup Final :

1) SUNSET ALI
2) BARRIO BEAST
3) GET A BEER
4) LIL BIT TWISTED
5) SUNSET FRAZIER
6) OUR BENSON
7) SUNSET HORNET
8) PANADERO THUNDER
9) AGENT ELEVEN
10) RUBIDIUM

Pictured : Sunset Hornet

HOUNDS TO FOLLOW :

Race 5 Number 4 SUNSET TYSON : Had no luck but flashed home late to finish fourth and looks ready to win.

Race 7 Number 7 AGENT ELEVEN : Mustered early and stuck on well behind Sunset Frazier.

Ryan Levitzke (commentator)