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20240612 – Mandurah Wednesday

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20240608 – Mandurah Saturday – Winter Cup

PARTY DASH (Zambora Brockie-Velucci) recovered from a moderate get away to score a neck win over Chasing The Ace in the opening race over the 300 metres. The Morgan Turner trained dog stopped the clock at 17.54 and has now won 3 times from 32 starts.

BEAUTY IN ME ( Tommy Shelby- Art Noveau) led from box 6 and recorded her first win in WA with a 3 length victory over Such A Vibe in 27.72. The former Victorian chaser has joined the kennels of Damien Crudeli and was having her fourth start in the West.

EMERALD GUARD (Tommy Shelby-Crown Monelli) continued his winning form with a brilliant come from behind victory while rising in grade. The Morgan Turner trained dog recorded his third consecutive victory with a 3 length win over Sassy Snickers in 27.48.

SUNSET HORNET (Sunset Spitfire-Pixie Monelli) led throughout in the final of the Greyhounds WA Winter Cup. The David Hobby trained bitch scorched across from box 6 and scored by 2 1/4 lengths on the line over West On Boonie in 27.21. It was the first time the Winter Cup was run at Mandurah with the closure of Cannington during the winter months for track upgrade.

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20240427 – Cannington Saturday – Sprinters Plate Final

CHERRY BLUE (Sennachie-Grace Under Fire) showed speed from box 7 and was never headed leading throughout to win by 2 1/2 lengths in 21.85. The Enzo Crudeli trained bitch defeated Enjoyable and has now won at 3 of her 10 career starts.

SOUL SURVIVOR (Barcia Bale-Cropduster) missed the early trouble to the favourite Sneaky Emoji going into the first corner before leading throughout over the 600 metres. The Tim Gummow trained bitch recorded back to back victories defeating Sandy Basa by 3/4 length in 35.00.

SKYE MONELLI (Orson Allen-Liesel Monelli) ran home well to claim the leader Argyle Queen and win by a head over the 715 metres in 42.07. The Paul Kaltsis trained bitch has now won at 3 of her past 4 starts.

HINTO (Zipping Garth-ReKall Kelso) ran down the favourite Sunset Frazier in the concluding stages to score a neck win in 29.79. The Christine Robartson trained chaser had recently returned from a stint on the sidelines and proved too strong for the heavily backed favourite.

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20240418 – Cannington Thursday – The Sandgroper

Hector Fawley wins 2024 Sandgroper for the Ladbrokes slot holders. Trained by Lisa Cockerell, Hector Fawley was last out and first home in 29.42 secs.

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20240410 – Cannington Wednesday – Autumn Maiden Classic

NOT THE HAIR ( Mepunga Blazer-Hayley’s Style) jumped straight to the front and led throughout over the 275 metres defeating Dawn Of Time by 2 1/4 lengths in 16.14. The Colleen Pierson trained bitch has now won twice from her past 4 starts.

WEST ON HALO (West On Augie-Kiss Me Linda) recorded her Maiden victory with a 3 3/4 length all the win from box 7. The Kellie Buckwell trained bitch had been placed second at her last two starts before breaking through.

FIDEL PRONTO (Fernando Bale-Speed Missile) was headed early by Chef’s Kiss before kicking back in the home straight to win his Maiden by a neck in 30.26. The Enzo Crudeli trained youngster was a beaten odds on favourite on debut the week before.

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20240316 – Perth Cup and Galaxy Finals



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WEST ON BOONIE (Tommy Shelby-West On Violet) took out the Gr1 Sky Racing Galaxy winning by a half length over Jelly Monelli in 42.14. The Chris Halse trained young Star was having just his second start over the 715 metres and was last out before making his way to the lead with his mid race speed. The win gave his sire Tommy Shelby a winning Gr1 double.

GO SEEK KOTONI (Mepunga Blazer-Go Seek Heidi) showed speed from box 6 and led throughout in the Gr3 Consolation of the Perth Cup. The Damien Crudeli trained dog equaled his PB of 29.81 when he defeated Agent Eleven by 2 1/2 lengths.

MAXIMUM KUNA (Dyna Villa-Gran Amor) led throughout in the second of the Perth Cup consolations defeating Mustang Timmy by a neck in 29.75 a new PB. The Michael Johnston trained dog dominated from the front and has now won 8 of 24 career starts.

HARLEY MONELLI and CARTER AXELROD could not be separated by the judges after the two had run over the 600 metres. For young trainers Hayley Atkins and Jay Jacobson, for them to go home sharing the spoils was something for them both to celebrate. The two stopped the clock at 34.76.

UNCLE TOMMY (Tommy Shelby-West On Poppy) caused an upset win in the Gr 1 final of the Sky Racing Perth Cup as he missed the interference from his wide draw and defeated the Victorian Mepunga Shine by a length in a PB 29.81. The win was the biggest win on WA soil for trainer Steve Withers who prepared and travelled with the red brindle dogs father Tommy Shelby winning 3 Gr1’s on the East Coast.

20240126 – Mandurah Friday

“Rippin’ Tomahawk claims Express Stake Final”

Four year old chaser Rippin’ Tomahawk notched his twentieth career victory in tonight’s feature event over 400m. The son of Aston Dee Bee had been racing well over a variety of distances and when he hit the front at half way tonight over 400m he was always going to win. The Shayne Williams prepared chaser scored by two lengths in a smart 22.37 over Rex Hunter and a neck away third was the fast finishing Sunset Mirage. Rippin’ Tomahawk returned $23 with the TAB and took his career statistics to an elite 121 starts for 20 wins, 26 seconds, 19 thirds and over $164,000 in earnings. He should win again on Tuesday night when he takes on much easier opposition in a Masters race over 400m.

HOUNDS TO FOLLOW :

Race 2 Number 3 WHAT A RIPPER : Mustered brilliantly to find the front and chalk up his third successive victory at Mandurah.

Race 3 Number 1 GRAY GREY : Relished box one and scored over 300m in a fast 17.06.

Ryan Levitzke (commentator)

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20240106 – Cannington Saturday – The Summer Chase

WISE KOONAC (Tommy Shelby-Graceful Light) jumped well on debut before racing clear of her rivals to win by 4 lengths over Opal Deluxe in 22.15. The Michael Hine trained youngster doesn’t turn two years of age until April.

APPLE CRUMBLE (Kinloch Brae- Shared Equity) led throughout to record his Maiden win at his fourth start. The Chris Halse trained youngster jumped well and raced clear of Security Guard to win by 6 lengths in 30.07.

WISE BARRA ( Tommy Shelby-Graceful Light) crossed from her wide draw and recorded an all the way victory defeating Hard Maintenance by 1 1/2 lengths in 29.99. The win was the second leg of an early double for trainer Chris Halse.

FLYING FREDA ( Tommy Shelby- West On Violet) crossed from her wide draw and led throughout over the 715 metres. The Chris Halse trained bitch defeated Tessa Nature by 5 1/2 lengths in 42.07 at her second try over the distance and 3 lengths quicker than her previous run.

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20231231 – Cannington Saturday – The Claude Powell Final

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20231227 – Cannington Wednesday – Summer Maiden Classic

MY NAN’S EPIC (Mepunga Blazer- Loch Freddie) led from her inside draw and held off the challengers winning by a half length over Cash Key in a PB 16.40. The second career win for trainer Megan Magistro came up after the black bitch finally raced with some luck after finding trouble in recent races.

WEST ON LIBBY (Kinloch Brae-Shared Equity) led throughout to record her Maiden victory by 4 1/4 lengths over Can’t Catch Kati in 22.34. THE Chris Halse youngster had been placed at 2 of their first 4 career starts before breaking through.

YUNDERUP MOON (My Redeemer- Yunderup Dip) caused an upset when she defeated the leader Kryptonite by a head in 30.62. The Michael Rylands trained bitch had not been placed in 6 prior runs over the 520 metres.

DANDALUP OPAL (Mepunga Blazer-Dandalup Girl) recorded a 6 3/4 length victory in the final of the Greyhounds WA Summer Maiden Classic. The quickest heat winner had to work hard from her wide draw before racing clear of Go Gettem Tilly in the straight to record back to back victories.
Pictured : Dandalup Opal

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