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20180324 – Cannington Saturday

WEST ON AUGIE (Fernando Bale- Te Amo) had to over come a bump soon after the start which put the $1.20 favourite in all sorts of bother before racing to victory in the Greyhounds WA Puppy Classic final. The brilliant youngster usually leads, however had to chase down the leader Owl Perfect who gained a dream rails run with the other two major fancies bumping themselves on the first corner, costing themselves the race. The red fawn dog has now won 12 times from 18 career starts and $65,000 in stakes plus Westchase breeders bonuses.

Pictured : West On Augie

BACKPACKER JACK (Cosmic Rumble- Serash Bale) jumped brilliantly from box 5 and led throughout to score over Starlight Asha in a PB 34.66 over the 600 metres. The Enzo Crudeli trained chaser has now won 5 times from 12 starts over the middle distance and looks  to step up to the 715 metres leading into the Gr 1 Sky racing Galaxy series on the 14 – 21 April.

ASTROZONE (Cosmic Rumble- Starlight Delly) led throughout from his favourite box 1 draw and recorded his 5th win from 8 starts from the red box. The Paul Stuart trained star clocked a slick 29.57 as he won by 3 1/2 lengths over Chezzy Allen. The fawn dog qualified for last years Gr 1 Perth Cup won by Equanimity and will be set for this years Gr 1 series in April.

20180224 – Cannington Saturday

DANDALUP BRUTUS (Bekim Bale- Rerod Rose) caused an upset win in the final of the Sandi’s Me Mum leading throughout from box 6. Having been slowly away in his heat the previous week, trainer Corey White freshened the black dog up during the week and was rewarded. He shot away down the back straight from his rivals and then held off Trouper Monelli and Astrozone to win by 1 1/4 lengths in a PB 29.86. The win was the first feature race win for part owners and breeders Carol and Barry Moir.

FRIDA MONELLI (Fernando Bale- Bingle Monelli) broke the 380 metre track record as she recorded her 5th win from 6 starts over the trip. The David Hobby trained bitch had won her previous 3 starts in quick times around 21.56 and tonight crossed from box 8 and scored by 7 lengths over Neo Ha Ha in 21.47. The winners time lowered the record of 21.48 jointly held by Dandalup Brutus and Hello I’m Leo.

MISS AMERICA (Fabregas- Sober) had a stirring contest against Chezzy Allen for most of the back straight before going on to win the FFA by a half length in a PB 29.88. The Krystal Shinners trained bitch had won her past 2 starts over the 405 metres at Mandurah before returning to headquarters in grand style.