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20221203 – Cannington Saturday – Anniversary Cup

TRAVERS MANIA (Fernando Bale-Bionic Black Ant) showed speed from box 5 and was never threatened as he raced away from his rivals defeating Aussie Jake by 9 1/4 lengths in 29.94. The Enzo Crudeli trained youngster was having just his second career start and after enjoying no luck on debut was sent out at the odds of $22 on tote.

ODDBALL KEEPING (Mepunga Blazer-Shelley Keeping) was heavily supported before making his debut in the West and didn’t let his supporters down with a 3 length win over Elite Judan in 21.84. The former Victorian chaser is now in the care of short course specialist trainer Brad Cook.

YAHOO SERIOUS (Worm Burner-Bells Are Ringin) enjoyed his inside draw and railed underneath the leader along the back straight before scoring a 3 1/2 length win over Ben Mayo in 29.87. The Adam Smithson trained chaser has now won 10 times from 49 career starts.

AMPLIFIED (Fernando Bale-Elevated) dominated in the one and only heat of the Anniversay Cup with an all the win defeating Eagle Monelli by 7 1/4 lengths in 29.61. The Krystal Shinners trained chaser has won 8 of 9 starts from box 1 and has now recorded 13 wins at Cannington in her career. She recently returned from Victoria where she finished third behind Yachi Bale in a heat of the Melbourne Cup.

Pictured : Yahoo Serious

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20221024 – Northam Monday


PLATINUM KENZO (Feral Franky-Oren Ishii) showed speed at his first try at Northam before racing clear in the straight to defeat Oh So Lavish by 2 1/2 lengths in 17.86. The Tony Scott trained chaser had been placed twice at Mandurah in recent starts since coming across from NSW.

SUDOKU LINDA (Fernando Bale-Deerview Storm) ran down the early leader Bushman’s Muster in the straight to win by 3/4 length in 17.64. The Victoria Cook trained youngster was on debut after winning a recent qualifying trial in 17.44.

HELLO I’M HONEY (Hello I’m Leo-Smurf) railed underneath the leaders coming around the home corner before scoring a half length win over Platnium Code in 18.06. The win was the red brindle bitches second win from 10 starts and gave trainer Ben MacLean a win on his birthday.

20221017 – Northam Monday


PRETTY PITSTOP (Dyna Double One- Peta Pitstop) was able to cross from box 8 and score a 1 1/4 length Maiden win over Simply On Stride in 17.32. The May Leach trained bitch had been placed at all 3 starts at Northam before breaking through.

RONA’S ROCKET (Aston Dee Bee- Dromore’s Pearl) also was able to win from box 8 when she raced up underneath the leader She’s A Menace on straightening for the run to the judge. The Tony Mallia trained bitch recorded her first win in 7 starts at Northam after 3 minor placings and also the win was her second in 42 career starts.

WESTDALE DAVE (Fernando Bale- Bluey’s Fate) raced away as a short priced favourite to win by 7 1/2 lengths over Churro in a PB 17.33. The Brad Cook trained dog has now won 3 of his past 4 starts after going 8 starts before recording his Maiden victory.

20220919 – Northam Monday


HELLO I’M HONEY (Hello I’m Leo- Smurf) jumped well and raced away for a 5 1/4 length Maiden win over Ruby Wagtail in 17.72. The Ben MacLean trained youngster was placed at her first start at the track the week before.

DASHING ONYX (Cosmic Chief- Sunset Prada) was having his first start at Northam and enjoyed the experience with a half length win over Roisin Monelli in 17.57. The Graeme Hall trained dog had been racing consistently at Cannington recently before his trip up to the Avon Valley.

AZTEC KID (Zambora Brockie- Chill Out Julie) demolished his rivals by 14 lengths as he led throughout at his first very over the 509metres in 29.83. The Max Julien trained dog defeated Simply Rich after starting as a short odds on favourite.

20220912 – Northam Monday


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WHAT A PHOENIX (Jarvis Bale- Whatta Dream) was able to hunt through from box 1 and record his Maiden win after 2 minor placings at his first 2 attempts. The Ben MacLean trained dog defeated Hello I’m Honey in 17.89.

SIMPLY NO DOUBT (Black Bear Lee- Quick To Go) has now recorded wins at two of his past 3 starts with a 1 1/4 length win over Roisin Monelli in 17.73. The Bradley Mitchem trained dog should be undefeated this season at Northam having been beaten a head by She’s A Menance last start.

FORENSIC LASS (Fernando Bale- Cloona Lass) drove through from box 1 and held off Kingsbrae Huxley to win by a half length in 17.63. The Ben Abercrombie trained bitch has now won 8 of 40 starts in her career.

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20220905 – Northam Monday


RAPIDO NITRO (Zipping Garth- Fine Champan) led from box 4 at her debut at Northam and raced clear to win by 3 1/2 lengths in 17.85. The Michael Hine trained dog had been placed once from 4 prior starts at Cannington.

SHE’S A MENACE (My Redeemer- Joker Poker) was able to defeat Simply No Doubt by a head in a driving finish after coming across from box 7. The win gave trainer Miachael Hine an early winning double. The black bitch won by a head I 17.98 and has won twice from 11 starts.

WEST ON SPICE (My Redeemer- Pepper Fire) railed well and claimed Banjo’s Flame to win by a head in 17.86 at her second look at the track. The Ben MacLean trained bitch had been racing without much luck in recent starts.

20220829 – Northam Monday


SIMPLY NO DOUBT (Black Bear Lee- Quick To Go) showed early speed and then was able to hold out What A Phoenix in the run to the line to score his Maiden win by a half length in 17.85. The Bradley Mitchem trained dog had been placed twice from his first 4 starts.

KAKADU STORM (Black Bear Lee- Quick to Go) railed perfectly and raced away for a 3 1/2 length win over Rona’s Rocket in 17.69. The Michael Rylands trained dog ended a losing sequence of 30 starts in winning.

SLICK LANGER (Kinloch Brae- Velucci) recorded a first up win at the Northam track after overcoming box 8. The James Jeffries trained dog also ended a losing sequence of 15 starts after defeating Blue Runnings by 7 1/2 lengths in 17.80.

20220806 – Cannington Saturday – W.A. Sprint Championship Heats

RAINING CASH (Kinloch Brae- West On Lola) ran home strongly to claim the leader Traver’s Time and win his Maiden by 3/4 length in 30.30. The Enzo Crudeli trained youngster had been placed at his past 2 starts before the win.

GANGNAM MONELLI (Se Tali Sundance- Camelia Monelli) has really hit his straps winning at 4 of his past 7 starts. The Lewis Clay trained dog raced away from his rivals headed by Moruya Scorpion to win by 6 lengths in a PB 29.82.

SUNSET GIVENCHY (Cosmic Rumble- Sunset Gucci) crossed quickly from box 8 to sit on the leader Low Blow going past the judge the first time. The Eric Campana trained dog then raced to the front and scored an impressive 1 1/2 length win in 35.06 over the 600m.

PANAMA PEPPER (Superior Panama- Starlight Bella) hunted up from box 1 and held out his rivals before racing clear to defeat Hinto in the opening heat of the WA Sprint Championship. The Steve Withers trained star stopped the clock in a PB 29.69. MOMENTUM (Lightning Frank- Belron Bonnie) ran down Vice Grip, who was returning after an absence of 4 months on the sidelines, to score in the second heat in 29.92. The Cosi Dagostino trained chaser took his stake earnings past $200,000 with the win and goes into next Thursday’s WA Sprint Championship final.

Pictured: Panama Pepper

Box Greyhound Trainer
VICE GRIP A. Smithson
GRANITE SONG J. Carmody
MOMENTUM C. Dagostino
PANAMA PEPPER S. Withers
HINTO C. Robartson
THROTTLE C. Robartson
EAGLE MONELLI S. Withers
JIMMY’S DECISION P. Stuart
Reserves    
RIPPIN’ TOMAHAWK S. Williams
WEST ON BRAE C. Halse

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20220724 – Mandurah Sunday

MABBO KEEPING (Zipping Garth- Bedazzled Bead) led throughout on debut to record his Maiden win defeating She’s A Menace by 1 1/4 lengths in 17.71. The Brad Cook trained dog had won his qualifying trial the week before in similar time.

NO PAYOUT (Aston Dee Bee- She’s Historic) was too good for her rivals when she overcame the outside draw to win by 2 lengths over Party Don in 17.49. The Jackie Wilson trained bitch has now won twice from her past 3 starts, after taking 23 starts to break her Maiden status.

BAMSY’S GIRL (My Redeemer- Miss Bamsy) jumped well and continued her liking for the 302 metre boxes recording her 5th win from 7 starts over the trip. The win gave trainer Jackie Wilson a race to race double.

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20220525 – Cannington Wednesday

CHASING PEARLS (Aston Dee Bee- Juniper Twedo) jumped well and led from box 8 before racing clear of Wreck It Rhonda to win by 4 1/4 lengths in 22.11. The John Carmody trained bitch has now won 3 times from 20 career starts and has been placed another 8 times.

OVER ZEALOUS (Bit Chili- Amy Monelli) recorded her Maiden victory at start 31 when she came with a strong run along the rail to defeat No Pineapple and the early leader Luca Sunset by 1 1/4 lengths in 30.30. The Justin Wood trained bitch had not been able to use box 1 before, where she had tried 10 times, however settled close enough to the leaders to overpower them in the run to the line.

MIDNIGHT SHINE (Aston Dee Bee- Glorious) had to overcome some bumping mid race before racing clear of her rivals to win on debut. The Krystal Shinners trained bitch defeated Exile Dreamer by 3 lengths in 30.43 and looks to have plenty of ability.

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