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20201114 – Cannington Saturday – Young Stars Classic

SUNSET SPITFIRE (Mepunga Blazer- Sunset Jessie) demolished his rivals in the final of the Greyhounds WA Gr 3 Young Stars Classic leading throughout and defeating litter brother Sunset Toxic by 8 lengths in a Race Record 29.56. The David Hobby star juvenile, who turns two years of age next month, is undefeated in 9 starts including a PB 29.45 on debut in August. The win was Hobby’s second after scoring with Topaz Monelli back in 2005.

STACKS OF KUNA (Fernando Bale- Leelicious) claimed the leader Cascade Monelli right on the line to break his Maiden status after 29 starts. The Michael Johnston trained dog had been placed 14 times prior to his nose victory in a time of 30.82 on a wet track.

ALL ZIPPED UP (Kinloch Brae- Zipping Spring) led throughout from his middle draw and scored a convincing 2 length win over Daisy Devine in 35.43. The Sean Kavanagh trained dog has now won twice and has been placed twice over the 600 metres at his past 4 starts.

NEED MORE KUNA (Fernando Bale- Leelicious) recorded her 6th consecutive win and her first over the 380 metres with an all the way victory scoring by 3 1/2 lengths over Sapphire Rose in 21.97. The Michael Johnston trained bitch had lowered the 16 second time over the 275 metres at her past 4 starts to show her ability.

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20201107 – Cannington Saturday – Young Stars Classic Heats

VAN BUREN (Bella Infrared- Benita Bale) exploded over the top of his rivals to score a last stride win in the listed Canning Show Cup for trainer Jamie Marsh. With the race favourite Flake Monelli getting checked on the bend start corner, the big black dog was well back early before showing his strength claiming the leader Chimera Monelli on the line scoring by a neck in 35.18. The win is his 10th from 30 career starts and takes his stake earnings past $60,000.

SUNSET TOXIC (Mepunga Blazer- Sunset Jessie) showed speed from box 6 and raced clear to win the opening heat of the Gr 3 Young Stars Classic by 6 1/2 lengths from the Oaks winner Cobargo in 30.02. The David Hobby youngster has now won at his past 3 starts.

WICKED RHYTHM (Fernando Bale- Velucci) showed speed from box 2 and with trouble behind her along the back straight, the Enzo Crudeli trained youngster raced clear for a 6 3/4 length win in the second heat of the Young Stars Classic. The black bitch has won her past 3 starts also and 5 of 11 in her short career.

SUNSET SPITFIRE (Mepunga Blazer- Sunset Jessie) had to over come some mid race trouble before keeping his unbeaten record in tact in the final heat of the Gr 3 Young Stars Classic. The David Hobby trained youngster pushed through along the rail going down the back straight before defeating Stargazer by a nose in 30.01.

Box Greyhound Trainer
COBARGO K. Charlse
OWL JAI J. Dailly

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20190911 – Cannington Wednesday – Spring Maiden Classic

STIMULATING (Hullicinate- Wired For Speed) ran down the leader Sunset Kodiak in the shadows of the post to score a neck win in the final of the Greyhounds WA Spring Maiden Classic. The Paul Stuart trained dog was having just his second career start after finishing an unlucky 4th in his heat. Stuart also won the feature with Quartz Bale (2014) and Astrozone (2016).

PEPPA TWEDO (Fernando Bale- Saving Bundles) scored a neck win over King Mongo in the opening race on the card in a time of 16.17. The Lexia Isaac trained bitch was having her first try over the 275 metres after a few minor placings at Mandurah over the shorts. The black bitch is owned and raced by former leading trainer John Carmody and his wife Dianne.

PURE BLING (Barcia Bale- Lollipop Bling) missed the trouble going along the back straight and raced clear to win her Maiden by 2 1/2 lengths over Poetic Justice in 30.16. The Terry Erenshaw trained youngster was having just her second career start after finding trouble on debut.

SURF TORQUE (Surf Mail- Talkalot Tears) ended a losing sequence of 16 when he raced away for a 5 length win over Wagtail Piri and Judo in  a PB 22.15. The Rod Noden trained dog enjoyed the inside box draw and recorded his 9th career win.

20190626 – Cannington Wednesday – Winter Maiden Classic

Flake Monelli (Fernando Bale – Dyna Sandy) braved the wet conditions at Cannington Wednesday night to take out the Winter Maiden Classic by a convincing six lengths in 30.36. Congratulations to owner and trainer David Hobby and best of luck for a promising future with this youngster.

20190410 – Cannington Wednesday – Autumn Maiden Classic

MIKEY’S RANT (Kinloch Brae- Starlight Shine) overcame trouble on the first corner to claim the leaders going off the back straight and win the Greyhounds WA Autumn Maiden Classic final. The Paul Stuart trained dog finished second on debut in his heat behind Equity Fund. The black dog won by 2 lengths over Who’s Got Subi in 30.37.

WHATTA DREAM (Bobby Boucheau- High Tide Ebony) scored a head win over Imperial Li in a driving finish over the 380 metres. The Murray Ion trained bitch ended a losing sequence of 19 starts when she scored in 22.38.

HELLO I’M RONGO (Barcia Bale- Sharon Monelli) claimed the favourite Westdale Anne on the line to score by a half length in 30.37 after being headed coming to the home corner. The Ben MacLean trained dog had been racing over the 405 metres at Mandurah before returning to Head Quarters where he hadn’t won in 8 starts at the track. The change obviously helped as he showed strength in the run to the line.