20240511 – Cannington Saturday – W.A. Derby Heats

RACING BARBIE (Zack Monelli-Rekall Kelsos) was able to work across to the lead soon after the start and then held off the race favourite Starlight Ariel to win by 3/4 length in a PB 29.92. The Christine Robartson trained bitch was having just her 6th career start and doesn’t turn two years of age until September.

BAGNAIA (Starlight Panama-Starlight Yoyo) crossed from box 5 and led throughout scoring by 5 1/2 lengths over Shy Emoji in a new PB 29.61. The Paul Stuart trained dog had been placed at his previous two starts before he recorded his 4th career victory.

SUNSET HORNET (Sunset Spitfire-Pixie Monelli) led from box 5 and was too speedy for her rivals scoring by 4 1/4 lengths over Disco Daisy in 29.71. The David Hobby bitch was having just her second start over the 520 metres after having won 6 times previously over the 380 metres at the track.

BERGELMIR (Fernando Bale-Scootaloo) made his way through to next weeks Gr2 Brittons Formal Wear WA Derby with a brilliant win over My Anarchy Boy in the opening heat. The Jamie Marsh trained dog railed underneath the leaders who came together on the first corner before racing clear of his rivals and won by 3 3/4 lengths in 29.78.

Pictured: Fire Lighter

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