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20200608 – Cannington Monday

UNCLE LEO (Kinloch Brae- Bear For Breaky) led throughout to record his Maiden victory for young trainer Victoria Cook. The black dog dug deep on straightening for the run to the Judge holding off Trade Talk by a head in 16.31.

TAP OUT RON (Fernando Bale- Tap Out Rose) missed the start, however was still good enough to claim the leader Pad Up Richie and win by 2 lengths in 16.34. Trainer Brad Cook joined his wife Victoria with a winner on the card after the former NSW trained chaser saluted after 2 placings at his first 2 starts in WA.

KINGSBRAE MADAM (Magic Sprite- Kingsbrae Molly) levelled up to the leader Quara’s Beth before drawing clear to win by 1 1/2 lengths in a PB 16.12. The black bitch recently joined the Wandering kennels of Steve Van De Klashorst having won 5 times from 16 prior career starts.

20200101 – Mandurah Wednesday

CHEEKY RICKY (Barcia Bale- Miss Collash) caused an upset when he was able to cross and lead from box 8. The Neville Smith trained dog then raced clear to win by 3 3/4 over Run Forever in 23.37. The black dog was unplaced in his first 2 runs.

PINK ANGEL (Superior Product- Serash Bale) recorded her first win at her 16th attempt when railing through along the back straight to find the lead when the leaders bumped and Motor Mouth Mia fell. The Enzo Crudeli trained bitch went on to score by 2 lengths in 23.67 over Manado Magic.

THUNDER BOOM (Buck Fever- Midnight Dreamer) railed well around the home corner and shot clear to win by 3 1/4 lengths in 17.55. The Karl Jovanovic trained dog ended a losing sequence of 18 runs in recoding his 4th career win.

20191111 – Northam Monday

KICK NOW (Kinloch Brae- Absolute Stunna) put her neck in front on the line to defeat Junk Yard Kerry and in a driving finish to win win her Maiden in 17.66. The Justin Wood trained bitch had finished second at her previous start at the track and went head and head with Junk Yard Kerry all the way over the 297 metres.

RUSTY WREN (Fabregas- Super Cool Boom) took the short cut home along the fence to defeat Sturmfrei by a half head in 17.92. The John Vuletich trained dog recorded back to back Novice wins after getting underneath of the leader Sturmfrei who wanted off the fence coming around the home corner.

MY BRO JIMBO (My Bro Fabio- Zipping Jaylo) showed speed from box 1 to end a losing sequence of 26. The Trudi Mitchem trained dog shot away from his rivals to score by 2 1/2 lengths in 17.51. The win was the black dogs 3rd in 40 career outings.

Photo: Kara Keeping (no 9) being loaded into box 1 prior to winning Race 8.

20191028 – Northam Monday

STURMFREI (Cosmic Rumble- Starlight Bella) recorded her maiden win when she drew away to win by 1 1/2 lengths over Junk Yard Patch in 17.70. The Brad Cook trained bitch had been placed at all 3 starts at Northam prior to the win.

PIN UP GIRL (Hay Fergus- Remember Irene) recorded back to back wins with a 2 3/4 length victory over All About Paige in 17.80. Having won her Maiden the start before at Mandurah, the Brad Cook trained bitch was to strong for her rivals. Cook extended his lead in the trainers premiership to 8 with the early double.

MOONDYNE BOY (Turanza Bale- Starlight Aioli) easily accounted for his rivals in the Maiden over 509 metres with a 5 length victory over Miss Schmick in 30.61. The Bill Choules trained dog had been racing without luck in 4 starts at Cannington prior to heading up to the Avon Valley track.


Pictured : High Heaven 2019 Avon Valley Challenge Final winner.

20191021 – Northam Monday

CHAROS MOSCOW (Taylors Sky- Charos Tenetti) led throughout to record a convincing 6 length Maiden win over kennel mate Charos Thief in 17.50. the John Righetti trained bitch was returning from after a couple of months and her third run at the track.

VELOCITY MERINKA (My Bro Fabio- Velocity Flight) turned around her form with a 4 length win over Fierce Torque in 17.63. The win was the first leg of a winning double for trainer Murray Stewart with Expect A Spring also saluting from box 8 in a PB 29.93.

ONE LAST HURRAH (Glen Gallon- Walk With Faith) started the day off well for leading Northam trainer Brad Cook after scoring a 1 1/4 length victory over Hello I’m Rongo in 17.87. The brindle bitch was placed at her previous start from box 8 and appreciated the inside draw missing most of the trouble.

The following Greyhounds qualified for The Avon Valley Challenge Final. (Not in Box Draw Order).

Rappa Flash
High Above
Rev Fred Sloy
Trudy Keeping
Bedelia Way

Reserve 1 Wise Rosberg
Reserve 2 Hello I’m Kev