CALICO JOE (Aussie Infrared- Bubba’s Silvia) was able to cross from his outside draw on debut and take the lead before drawing away to win his Maiden by 4 1/4 lengths in 16.43. The Max Julien trained youngster had finished second in a recent qualifying trial.
SHINBONER PRAISE (Sure As- Zafonic Force) led in the small field and recorded a 1 1/2 length Maiden win over Jonah Gundi in 16.39. The Graeme Hall trained dog had been placed at 2 of his past 3 starts after having only been placed once from his first 22 race starts.
UP AND ATOM (Tureaud- Hi Five Gundi) showed speed from his middle draw and gave trainer Graeme Hall a race to race winning double. The black dog defeated Not Quite Orson by a head and in doing so recorded his second win from 20 starts.