Archive for Canning Trophy

20230304 – Cannington Saturday – Keith Harding Canning Trophy

RILEY KEEPING (Zipping Garth-Danica Keeping) led throughout from his inside draw and remains unbeaten in 3 starts. The Shayne Williams trained youngster defeated Westdale Anarchy by 1 3/4 lengths in 21.95.

TOMMY FUMBLE (Fernando Bale-Deerview Storm) led from box 4 and was able to score a 1 1/4 length win over West On Blossom in 30.10. The Terry Erenshaw trained dog usually shows early speed, however was checked from wide draws at his past two starts where he finished down the track.

CLIFTON CRUZ (My Redeemer-Grace Under Fire) raced into Gr 1 Sky Racing Galaxy calculations with a strong finish to defeat West On Jilliby by a half length in 42.35. The Vince Reid trained dog has now won twice from 8 starts over the 715 metres and was having his first run for a few weeks.

CRUMBLE MONELLI (Barcia Bale- Flake Monelli) crossed easily from box 8 and then scooted away from his rivals to win the Listed Keith Harding Canning Trophy by 9 1/2 lengths in 29.74. The David Hobby trained dog has won 13 of his 16 career starts.
Pictured : Crumble Monelli

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20220305 – Cannington Saturday – Keith Harding Canning Trophy

“Tiger Town takes out Keith Harding Trophy for Shayne Williams”

Strong sprinter Tiger Town began well from box six before reeling in leader Makuru to take out tonight’s feature event the Keith Harding Canning Trophy. Nambeelup based trainer Shayne Williams made it back to back victories in the race after Rippin’ Memphis won last year in 29.77. Tonight’s winning time of 29.86 was solid and the win took Tiger Town’s career earnings over $66,000. He was always going to be strong at the finish given his ability over 600m and Makuru isn’t known for his strength at the end of 520m. The margin was one length and a further five lengths away in third was Super Zoom Jake.

HOUNDS TO FOLLOW :

Race 1 Number 6 BUBBLES AWAY : Rocketed out of the boxes and clocked 5.47 to the first turn before winning in 29.87.

Race 3 Number 8 DANIELLE KEEPING : Timed her run beautifully and scored over 715m after being last at the first turn.

Ryan Levitzke (commentator)

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20220226 – Cannington Saturday – Canning Trophy Heats

CORINNE’S GEM (West On Augie- Wagtail Kate) after being placed on Wednesday night was able to jump to the lead and score by 5 1/2 lengths over Snorkers in a PB 21.98. The Tracey Hine trained bitch has just turned two years of age and has now won twice from 6 career starts.

HURRICANE TAYLOR (led from box 2 and was not headed as he drew away from Bubble Away in the straight, winning by 2 3/4 lengths in a PB 29.96. The Eric Campana trained dog has now won 3 times from just 8 starts and doesn’t turn two years of age until May.

ARCHIBALD (Fernando Bale- Starlight Shine) flew out from box 6 and raced clear of his rivals to score by 6 1/4 lengths over Rippin’ Sheen in a PB 29.81. The black dog recently changed hands and is now trained by Rob Westworth and will go into next weeks Listed final of the Keith Harding as one of the main chances.

ROSTERED OFF (Aston Dee Bee- Bells Are Ringin) led from box 2 and recorded his first win over the 520 metres defeating Mick Flash by 2 1/4 lengths in a PB 29.83. The Paul Stuart trained dog has won over $130,000 in stakes, however before tonight had never won over the 520 metres having won 6 times at Cannington over the 600 metres.

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20210313 – Cannington Saturday – Keith Harding Canning Trophy

RIPPIN MEMPHIS (Fernando Bale- Rippin’ Rose) recorded her biggest win when she took out the Listed Keith Harding Canning Trophy final. The Shayne Williams trained bitch led from the start and never gave her rivals a look in as she scored by 1 3/4 lengths from the fast finishing Rambo’s Boy in 29.77. The black bitch has now won 7 times from 22 starts and almost doubled her stake earnings with the total now $48,000.

YARRINUP FLYER (Brett Lee- My Nikita) led throughout from box 4 and recorded his Maiden victory after being run down on debut the week before. The Krystal Shinners trained dog raced clear down the back straight and scored by 3 3/4 lengths over Lashes Monelli in 30.17.

VOLUTE (Spiral Nikita- West On Delly) overcame stumbling at the start to claim the leaders going along the back straight before holding off Ready For Magic by a half length in 30.09. The Chris Halse trained bitch had been racing without luck since her last win 6 starts earlier in January.

HE SHALL POWER (Dundee Osprey- Shall She Rock) recorded his first win at Cannington when he drove too the front coming into the home straight on the first occasion. The former Victorian, now in the care of Chris Halse, raced clear of his rivals before saluting in 42.16. Casus Belli started favourite however never made any ground on the leader after settling well back.

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20210306 – Cannington Saturday – Canning Trophy Heats

READY FOR MAGIC (Vanderworp- Dubliner) ran home well after giving the leader and race favourite Yarrinup Flyer a handy break and scored his Maiden win in a PB 29.94. The Enzo Crudeli trained black dog had been placed at 6 of 10 career starts prior to his 1 1/2 length win.

INVERSION (Collision- Solar Pak) ended a losing sequence of 17 when he ran home strongly to claim Just Wins Boss on the line winning by a head in 42.32. The Enzo Crudeli trained dog has won 5 times over the 715 metres. The disappointment of the race was the heavily supported favourite Shamrock Boy who wilted the finish at the rear of the field.

SIR MONTY (Fernando Bale- Star Recall) showed speed from box 6 and with the vacant box underneath of his he was able to cross and lead past the judge the first time. The race favourite Sunset Toxic was severely checked at the start and did well to finish second even though beaten by 3 lengths in 29.73. Sir Monty is trained by Chris Halse and has won 21 times from 47 career starts.

RAMBO’S BOY (Kinloch Brae- She’s Historic) gave trainer Enzo Crudeli his third win from the first 4 races when he ran past the tiring leader Canya Cruise to win by 2 3/4 lengths in 29.82. The black dog had been placed at his past 4 starts and now goes into the final of the Keith Harding Canning Trophy next week.

Box Greyhound Trainer
PROJECTORY C. Robartson
WITHERS MONELLI D. Hobby
WEST ON OLVEE C. Halse
CHIMERA MONELLI D. Hobby
RIPPIN’ MEMPHIS S. Williams
RAMBO’S BOY E. Crudeli
STOUT MONELLI D. Hobby
CANYA CRUISE K. Shinners
Reserves
JUMBO JET S. Withers
DRIFTIN’ AWAY C. Halse

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20200418 – Cannington Saturday – Keith Harding Canning Trophy

STEVE MONELLI (Fernando Bale- Serena Fly High) led throughout to take out the final of the listed Keith Harding Canning Trophy with a 5 length win over Neils’s Girl in 29.78. The David Hobby trained dog held the lead from the inside draw over the quick beginner Werewolf Monelli and from there dominated the race. The black dog gave Hobby his second win in the feature after winning with Mendoza Monelli in 2017. He has now won 9 times from 21 career starts and over $50,000 in stake earnings.

BURSWOOD BANDIT (Dyna Double One- Yanick Allen) improved on his unlucky Maiden run in late March to score a 1 3/4 length win over kennel mate Bago Moscato in 30.19. The Joe Dailly trained youngster doesn’t turn two years of age until September.

HELLO I’M RONGO (Barcia Bale- Sharon Monelli) recorded his first win over the 380 metres at Cannington after crossing from box 8. The Ben MacLean trained dog raced away for a 6 length win over Proper Charlie in 21.83 at his second try at the short course distance.

VAN BUREN (Bella Infrared- Benita Bale) ran home strongly with clear galloping room to score a half length win over West On Axel in 30.09. The Jamie Marsh trained dog flew around Mandurah at his previous start clocking a 27.44 win from box 3. The black dog has now won 3 times from 8 starts.

 

20200411 – Cannington Saturday – Canning Trophy Heats

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STIMULATING (Hallucinate- Wired For Speed) held on to win by a head over Westdale Hailee in a driving finish after showing speed from box 5. The Paul Stuart trained dog clocked a pB 30 seconds in recording his 3rd career win from 11 starts.

MERMAID MONELLI (Fernando Bale- Sahannah Monelli) crossed from box 8 with a 5.38 first split and then raced away to win the FFA by 2 3/4 lengths over Kiss Me Linda in a PB 29.72. Starting second favourite behind kennel mate Zack Monelli, who found early trouble after being slowly away, the blue brindle bitch has now won 13 times from 21 career starts and has only just turned two years of age.

HOSTILE GUESS (Hostile- Viridian) led from box 7 and once finding the top never let his rivals near the lure scoring by 2 1/4 lengths in 29.83. The Christine Robartson trained dog has now won 3 of his past 4 starts. Robartson won the then Canning Trophy final with Jabba Da Pup in 2015. The listed race is now named the Keith Harding Canning Trophy after the late RWWA Hall Of Famer.

The following greyhounds qualified for the Canning Trophy Final. Not in Box draw order.

Hostile Guess
Overbite
Steve Monelli
Rolo Monelli
Redcap Monelli
Neil’s Girl
Banjo’s Girl
Werewolf Monelli

R1 Go Gettem Bingo
R2 Dyna Dean

20190420 – Cannington Saturday – Keith Harding Canning Trophy

JADE’S BLADE (Kinloch Brae- Bluey’s Fate) led from box 1 to give owner Ian McPherson and trainer Joe Dailly success in the inaugural running of the Keith Harding Canning Trophy final. The little black bitch has now won 8 times from 22 career starts and added this feature to the Puppy Classic she won earlier in the year. The WA bred youngster won by 1 1/2 lengths over Rockstar Romeo in 30.11. Keith Harding was inducted into the RWWA Hall Of Fame in 2017 just prior to his passing. His wife Brenda was on track to present the trophy to the excited winning connections.

SNALLYGASTER (Fernando Bale- Orthia Bale) scored an all the way win over the 600 metres for trainer Enzo Crudeli. The blue dog was challenged throughout, however was strong to the line scoring by 3 1/2 lengths from Willie Gundi in 35.17.

NOT AVAILABLE (Barcia Bale- Lochinvar Vogue) recorded back to back wins in WA after leading throughout from box 1 over the 600 metres. The Chris Halse trained dog recorded his first win in WA over the 520 metres the week before. The blac dog won by 2 3/4 lengths in a PB 34.85.

WEST ON HOLLY (Barcia Bale- Zelemar Fever) was able to cross from box 8 and score a 2 1/2 length win over Starlight Yoyo in 29.84. The Chris Halse trained bitch in undefeated in 4 starts from box 8 and took her stake earnings past $55,000 with the FFA victory.

20190413 – Cannington Saturday – Keith Harding Canning Trophy Heats

REIDY’S RUNNER (Dyna Double One- Buxton Miss) railed underneath of the leader Little Grove and kennel mate Willie Gundi in the home straight to win over the 600 metres. The Christine Bennett trained black dog has now won 15 times from 40 career starts while being placed on another 13 occasions. The black dog won by 2 lengths in 35.16.

NOT AVAILABLE (Barcia Bale- Lochinvar Vogue) recorded his first win at Cannington at his 10th start in the state. Now in the care of trainer Chris Halse the black dog ran down the leader Petria Monelli to win by a neck in 30.04.

ROCKSTAR ROMEO (Fernando Bale- Glory Of Love) led from box 7 and held off all the challengers as he recorded his first win at Cannington in 9 starts. The Shayne Williams trained dog had been racing without luck having finished second 4 times at the track. The win continued the winning run of owners Gemma Jovanovic and James Jeffries who recently also won the Gr 1 Sky Racing Galaxy final with Rockstar Patriot.

Pictured : Dandalup Casper

Box Greyhound Trainer
JADE’S BLADE J. Dailly
WESTDALE BANDIT A. McLaren
MOTO DOLL C. White
JUMP IN LINE R. Valenti
DANDALUP CASPER T. Thomas
IT’S A BULL K. Shinners
GARBRANDT J. Marsh
ROCKSTAR ROMEO S. Williams
Reserves    
QUIDS IN C. Halse
BACK ON LAVA S. Williams

20180127 – Cannington Saturday

“Mandjoogoordap leads throughout in Canning Trophy”

Promising young sprinter Mandjoogoordap continued on her winning way tonight, leading throughout to win the Greyhounds WA Canning Trophy by seven lengths. The event was first staged in 2011 when Hello Hooray scored for the Frenchman Peter Hepple. Notable winners since include Off To Fenway (2013), High Recall (2014), Jabba Da Pup (2015) and Mendoza Monelli (2017). The Paul Stuart prepared daughter of Collision began well from box six and quickly mustered to the front before racing away to win in a swift 29.84. Grand campaigner Fire Blaze soldiered on strongly for second place for Banjup trainer John Carmody and held off the fast finishing Lorenzo Blue. Lorenzo Blue chalked up his fourth consecitive minor placing for Joe Dailly and looks due for a victory. Mandjoogoordap is owned by Sean ‘Strike-Rate’ Kavanagh, Cass Levitzke and Peter Cameron, she has now started 13 times for 10 victories.

Pictured : Mandjoogoordap

HOUNDS TO FOLLOW :

Race 1 Number 8 BOLT KEEPING : Flooded home to finish second and with a better draw next start will be very hard to hold out.

Race 7 Number 5 WEST ON AUGIE : Produced a flying 5.35 first section before winning in a freakish 29.54.

Ryan Levitzke (commentator)