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20211106 – Cannington Saturday – Young Stars & Canning Show Cup

MYRTLE MONELLI (Hecton Bale- Petunia Monelli) led throughout from box 1 over the 600 metres defeating West On Mia by 3/4 length in 35.07. The David Hobby trained bitch recorded her 15th win at her 50th career start.

KILKENNY MONELLI (Barcia Bale- Corona Monelli) was dominant in recording his first win over the 600 metres, scoring by 6 1/2 lengths over Poppy Passion in 35.00. The David Hobby trained dog found all sorts of trouble at his first try over the distance the week before as an odds on favourite.

MARLOU MISS (Lochinvar Marlow- Jazzy Lou) flew out from box 5 and crossed the favourite Escapology before racing away to record a 4 1/2 length win over Sailing Shoes in 21.84. The Justin Wood trained bitch was also having her 50th career start and she has now won 13 times.

UNSEE THIS (My Redeemer- Tina’s Magic) railed underneath of Momentum after being headed soon after the start and then held off the short priced favourite to win the opening heat of the Gr 3 Young Stars Classic by a neck in a PB 29.53. Trainer Shayne Williams will now try and emulate his feat of winning the feature in 2019 with Danica Keeping. The winner and second in the Gr 3 final next week gains a ticket in the Dogs WA Phoenix final on Saturday November 27.

Box Greyhound Trainer
JIMMY’S DECISION J. Jormanainen-Davis
PANADERO OPAL A. Smithson
TIGER TOWN S. Williams
MOMENTUM C. Dagostino
UNSEE THIS S. Williams
AMPLIFIED K. Shinners
GRANITE SONG J. Carmody
MAMBO MONELLI D. Hobby
Reserves
HECTON’S BOY E. Crudeli
GLORIOUS GUNN G. Horne

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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
SUNSET TOXIC D. Hobby
WICKED RHYTHM E. Crudeli
STARGAZER E. Crudeli
COBARGO K. Charlse
SUNSET SPITFIRE D. Hobby
OWL JAI J. Dailly
HISTORIC TIME E. Crudeli
WEST ON ROGER C. Halse
Reserves
BAREFOOT TYCOON E. Crudeli
RIPPIN’ MEMPHIS S. Williams

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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.