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20190320 – Greyhound Gold

20190318 Perth Cup and Galaxy Interviews

We caught up with the connections of some of the contenders for the Sky Racing Perth Cup and Galaxy.

20190316 – Cannington Saturday (Perth Cup & Galaxy Heats)

THE Gr 1 Sky Racing Perth Cup commenced with a flying run by Victorian star ORSON ALLEN (Kc And All- Desalle Bale) stopping the clock at 29.32 which is a half length outside of the Track Record set by Quick Jagger in May 2017. The Corey Grenfell trained dog is hot off winning the Gr 2 Horsham Cup. The fawn dog flew out of box 4 and clocked a 5.37 first split before going off the back in 18.15. He defeated Love Me Tinder by 9 1/4 lengths.

DYNA PATTY (Fernando Bale- Unix Bale) had to overcome early trouble before running down Kiss Me Linda to win by 1 1/4 lengths in 29.87. The Andrea Dailly trained bitch, hot off an Australian Cup win, started a short priced favourite and showed her class as she raced into her 5th Gr 1 final.

CAMPINI (Kc And All- Fantastic Dotty) cut across from box 5 at the start and then after balancing up was able to drive up on the inside of Petria Monelli entering the back straight. The Paul Stuart trained chaser then dropped off his rivals on straightening clearing away to win by 6 lengths in 29.62. (Pictured : Campini)

WEST ON AUGIE (Fernando Bale- Te Amo) led throughout in the 4th heat of the Gr 1 Sky Racing Perth Cup clocking a 5.50 first split before racing away from his rivals winning by 2 3/4 lengths over Eighty Eight in 29.72. The Chris Halse trained star, hot off being named WA GOTY, has now won 23 times from 35 starts over the 520 metres at Cannington and goes in much more seasoned than when making last years Cup final when unplaced behind Trouper Monelli.

HECTON BALE (Fernando Bale- Searle Bale) led from box 4 and raced into his second Gr 1 Sky Racing Perth Cup with a 5 length win over Lhotse Monelli in 29.76. The Enzo Crudeli trained dog finished third in last years final when trained by Andrea Dailly. The black dog will compete in his 6th Gr 1 final next Saturday night.

HASTEN SLOWLY (Fernando Bale- Heidi Go Seek) was the last heat winner scoring by 3 1/4 lengths from Bundles Galore in 29.79. The recently crowned Queensland GOTY was transferred to Chris Halse kennel when sent over to be set for the Perth Cup series. He has now won over $440,000 in stakes and will compete in his 8 Gr 1 final.

BATMAN came to Perth and he blew the lights out in the opening heat of the Gr 1 Sky Racing Galaxy. TORNADO TEARS (Fernando Bale- Tears Siam) left his rivals behind as he went off the back straight in 29.64 before breaking the track record by more that 6 lengths. The white and black dog stopped the clock at 41.25. Wow.

OUTSHINED (Fabregas- Sticka Size) led throughout from box 2 scoring by 3 1/4 lengths in the second heat of the Gr 1 Sky Racing Galaxy. The Jamie Marsh trained black dog is undefeated in 3 starts over the distance, however his time was more than a second slower than Tornado Tears, stopping the clock at 42.39. Moment To Jive finished fourth and failed to qualify.  

REIDY’S RUNNER (Dyna Double One- Buxton Miss) was able to work to the lead soon after the start before running his rivals ragged with a 7 1/2 length win over Barcali in 42.01. The Christine Bennett trained dog will be one of WA’s leading chances in next weeks Gr 1 final.

Perth Cup Qualifiers: The Box draw will be held at Cannington on Monday night in Box 1 Restaurant Greyhounds WA Cannington.
Orson Allen / Dyna Patty / Campini / West On Augie / Hecton Bale / Hasten Slowly / Eighty Eight / Kiss Me Linda
Res 1 Love Me Tinder 2 Petria Monelli

Galaxy Qualifiers : The Box draw will be held at Cannington on Monday night in Box 1 Restaurant Greyhounds WA Cannington.
Tornado Tears / Back On Lava / Outshined / Bee Dee / Reidy’s Runner / Barcali / Equilibrium / Rockstar Patriot
Res 1 Allen Mike 2 Moment To Jive

20190309 – Cannington Saturday

Australia’s best stayer Tornado Tears lowered the track record of Petunia Monelli (34.49) when on a wet track he went 34.48 at his first look at the Cannington track. The superstar is being aimed at the Gr 1 Sky Racing Galaxy with the heats next week. Equilibrium also trialed over the 600 metres and clocked 35.08. While Hasten Slowly clocked 29.89 over the 520 metres.

DYNA PATTY (Fernando Bale- Unix Bale) destroyed her rivals at her first look at the Cannington track in the Prelude of the Sky Racing Perth Cup. The Andrea Dailly trained star won the Australian Cup at her previous start. The dark brindle bitch held out West On Augie on the first corner and then raced clear winning by 6 lengths in 29.56. The win also took her stake earnings past $500,000.

MOMENT TO JIVE (Mogambo- Sharon Monelli) led throughout in the Prelude of the Sky Racing Galaxy before scoring by 4 lengths over West On Hawkeye in 42.09. The Sarah Appleton trained bitch will be WA’s leading chance of  trying to match Australian staying star Tornando Tears in the Galaxy series with the heats next Saturday night.


Pictured : Dyna Patty

20180414 – Cannington Saturday

MOMENT TO JIVE (Mogambo- Sharon Monelli) raced into next weeks Gr 1 Sky Racing Galaxy final with a 6 length win over Zipping Katelyn (NSW) in a PB 41.78. For expecting mother and trainer Sarah Appleton, the black bitch has now won 9 in a row as she chases her first Gr 1 victory. RIPPIN’ SAM (Fernando Bale- Tears Siam) was last out of the boxes in his heat and then showed his brilliance as he weaved his way through the field in the second heat. The Robert Britton trained star scored in a slick 41.70, just less than a length out side of Neil Monelli’ track record. The white and brindle dog defeated Jeebus Bird and Myrniong Corner by 9 lengths. QUICK JAGGER (Dyna Nalin- Saving Bundles) returned to his best form with a brilliant 8 length win in the third heat of the Gr 1 Sky Racing Galaxy. The Chris Halse trained chaser found the lead after a lap and raced away to score in 41.72 defeating the NSW star Simon Keeping. Myrniong Corner and Beryllium were the two quickest thirds making it through to next weeks Gr 1 final. The box draw will be conducted on Monday night at Cannington.
Pictured : Moment To Jive


COME ON EMMALINE (Fernando Bale- Come On Luann) led from box 2 in the first heat of the Gr 1 Sky Racing Perth Cup. The Victorian based Joe Borg’s black bitch held on to defeat Astrozone and Fernando Express by 3/4 length in 29.82. STRIKER LIGHT (Kc and All- Pretty Fancy) was beaten to the first corner by Slingshot Gypsy before dropping into another gear a long the back straight. The Brett Bravo trained star raced to the lead going off the back and stopped the clock at 29.87, winning by 4 lengths in the second heat of the Perth Cup at his first look at the track. UP HILL JILL (Premier Fantasy- Where’s Demonica) flew into next weeks Gr 1 final, leading throughout to defeat Benali by 4 lengths in 29.60. The recent Easter Egg winner will improve with her first look at the track for trainer David Geall. Up Hill Jill will reacquaint herself with Striker Light in the final, with the two clashing 12 times prior with Up Hill Jill finishing in front of her arch rival 7 of the 12 times. TROUPER MONELLI (Fernando Bale- Bingle Monelli) began well from box 1 and was able to work past the leaders in the back straight before winning the 4th heat of the Perth Cup. The David Hobby trained dog won by 5 lengths over last years winner Equanimity in 29.93.  ALPHA GEOGIOU (Magic Sprite- Queen Of Cyprus) was able to run down the leader Vanderworp, claiming him right on the line to win by a head in 30.11. The Jeffrey Britton trained dog was having his first look at the track and recently won a heat of the Golden Easter Egg in Sydney. WEST ON AUGIE (Fernando Bale- Te Amo) clocked the quickest heat win after leading throughout from box 8. The Chris Halse trained WA bred star stopped the clock at 29.55 in scoring by 9 lengths over Waterloo Monelli in the 6th heat. The red fawn dog has a PB of 29.40 set in the middle of March. HECTON BALE (Fernando Bale- Searle Bale) was too strong for the WA hope Mandjoogoordap down the back straight and went on to win his heat of the Perth Cup by 5 lengths in 29.70. The Andrea Dailly trained dog won the Australian Cup in March and Dailly won the Perth Cup herself asa trainer in 2005 with Sun Hero. BLACK BOMBSHELL (Barcia Bale- Tearsabout Tears) scored a 1 3/4 length win in the final heat of the Gr 1 Sky Racing Perth Cup defeating the leader Max Profit in 29.88. The win kept the dream of trainer Enzo Crudeli’ hope of winning back to back Cups alive after winning with Equanimity last year.