20240517 – Mandurah Friday

“Our Benson charges into The Chase Final”

‘The Chase’ is a 400m series conducted at Mandurah and notable winners from the past include Kanoala (1994), Car Park Keith (1997), Flying Typhoon (2008), Mottza (2019) and West On Fever (2023). Three heats were contested tonight and Our Benson could not have been more impressive in the first one. He fired out quickly to post a fast first section of 6.22 before beating a top field by four lengths in a new PB of 22.02. Solid Tank soldiered on well for second from box eight and half a length away third was Lil Bit Twisted. Our Benson is trained by Kody Charles and took his career record to 24 starts for 12 wins and 7 seconds. The other heats were won by What A Ripper (22.31) and Sunset Nightjar (22.18). The box draw for next Friday’s Final :

1) BARRIO BEAST
2) OUR BENSON
3) FANCY THAT FRED
4) CANYA CRACKEN
5) SOLID TANK
6) SUNSET NIGHTJAR
7) WHAT A RIPPER
8) LIL BIT TWISTED
9) PAUA OF MOLLY
10) MOLFETTA CRUISE

HOUNDS TO FOLLOW :

Race 2 Number 4 FIZZY CHRISSY : Brought her excellent Cannington form to Mandurah and scored brilliantly in 22.25.

Race 5 Number 4 MOLFETTA CRUISE : Ran on nicely and was forced wide on straightening, follow next start especially over a little longer.

Ryan Levitzke (commentator)

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