Archive for 20170114

20170114 – Cannington Saturday

CAPRICE MONELLI (Barcia Bale- Sharon Monelli) caused an upset win in the final of The Miata when he stormed to the front on the home corner before defeating Kalden Kamanchee by 1 1/4 lengths and a further length back to kennel mate Teddy Monelli in third. The David Hobby trained black dog had also defeated Teddy Monelli 3 starts earlier, however was sent out a $15 chance on tote. The race favourite and track record holder Ramifications failed to cross to the lead and lost ground in finishing unplaced. Pictured : David Hobby

NEVER IN KANSAS (Barcia Bale- Not In Kansas) recorded her first win since October when she held off Belt Up Foss in winning by a half length in 30.36. The black bitch, now trained by Enzo Crudeli, had been placed at her last last 2 starts including a last start second behind the smart Krugerrand after leading for a long time.

KRUGERRAND (Collision- Goldie Bale) was dominant in his win even though he wasn’t quickly away from box 1. The Paul Stuart trained dog has recorded impressive wins at his two starts back from a lengthy time on the side lines and won by 1 1/2 lengths in 29.91.

ASTROZONE (Cosmic Rumble- Starlight Delly) won by 11 lengths as he recorded his 7th straight win in 29.82. The Paul Stuart trained fawn dog has now won 11 times from 12 career starts with his only loss coming previously from box 8 which he again jumped from tonight.

SINGLE STICKA (Knocka Norris- She Ain’t Late) scored a strong win over Fun Boss and Penny Monelli in 29.78, however the win was even more important with the return to the track of his popular trainer John Carmody. The Banjup trainer has endured some months of treatment for cancer and had been forced to watch his greyhounds race from his lounge room at home in recent weeks.