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20210626 – Cannington Saturday – Paradise Street Trophy

STOUT MONELLI (Barcia Bale- Corona Monelli) gave David Hobby his first win in the Gr 3 Greyhounds WA Paradise Street Trophy final with a dominant 5 length win over kennel mates Chimera, Redcap and Lashes Monelli who filled the first 4 placings. The black dog had to overcome box 8 again after being quickest qualifier in his heat from the same draw. Once he crossed, soon after entering the front straight the fist time around, Stout Monelli raced clear stopping the clock at 34.63.

MAXIMUM DEMAND (Vanderworp- Dubliner) showed speed and quickly raced past Bad Boy Jack to score a 2 1/4 length Maiden win at his 17th career outing. The Enzo Crudeli trained dog clocked a PB 30.26.

TURBO FUN (Fernando Bale- Queen Of Fun) returned to the winners list by recording his first win over the 380 metres scoring by 3 lengths over Pop Rock in 21.60. The Lexia Isaac trained dog has won 18 times at Mandurah, however his win tonight was only his second at Head Quarters.

SUPER ZOOM JAKE (Fernando Bale- Mumma Josie) showed speed from his inside draw and led throughout scoring by a half length over Stargazer in 30.21. The former Victorian chaser joined Damien Crudeli’s kennel in late May and has won twice from 4 starts since arriving.

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20210619 – Cannington Saturday – Paradise Street Trophy Heats

SALSA MONELLI (Se Tali Sundance- Camelia Monelli) returned to the winners list when she crossed from box 6 and then railed through underneath the leader Benidorm along the back straight. The David Hobby trained bitch then went on to score by 3 3/4 lengths over Impulse Buy in a PB 29.99.

POP ROCK (Barcia Bale- Sal Talk) was well supported at his first try in provincial FFA company and he held off the late challenge of Burswood Bandit to win by a head in 21.76. The Cosi Dagostino trained dog has quickly raced through the grades and has won 11 of 34 career starts.

OUR SEABROOK (Fernando Bale- Shared Equity) had to rally along the fence to hold the lead going into the back straight, however soon after dropped off her rivals and raced away for a 9 1/2 length win over Sid Core in a PB 29.57. The Chris Halse trained bitch has now won 12 times from 29 starts including the Gr 2 WA Oaks recently.

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HI SKY A. Smithson

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20200627 – Cannington Saturday – Paradise Street Trophy

INVERSION (Collision- Solar Pak) claimed the leader Chimera Monelli right on the line to win by a nose in the Listed Greyhounds WA Paradise Street Trophy final. The Enzo Crudeli trained dog had finished second from box 5 behind Cindy’s Oliver in his heat. After drawing perfectly in box 1, he settled close to the leader and was too strong winning by a nose in 34.89. The win takes his stake earnings past $106,000.

EINSTEINIUM (Knocka Norris- Lonesome Jett) went within .02 of a second of the 380 metre track record with an all the win over Counting Kuna clocking 21.49. The Terry Erenshaw trained dog has now won 5 times from 6 career starts finishing second on the other occasion. Counting Kuna was only beaten by 2 1/4 lengths after lowering the 275 metre track record the previous Sunday running 15.73.

MORE DEDUCTIONS (Fernando Bale- Sweet It Is) had to overcome a heavy bump on the first corner before running down the leader Withers Monelli and scoring by a neck in 29.97. The Paul Stuart trained dog has now won twice from 3 starts since coming across from Victoria.

BUSTER THE BRUTE (Collision- Buckette) returned to the winners list after he barged through along the rail on the first corner and pushed his rivals out of the way. The Krystal Shinners trained dog then  held on to score by a length over Kiss Me Linda in 30.11. The Black dog has now won 7 times from 22 career starts.

20200620 – Cannington Saturday – Paradise Street Trophy Heats

BANJO’S GIRL (Banjo Boy- Beyond Resolve) was impressive in wining the first heat of the Fuller Fitness Paradise Street Trophy with an all the way win in Race record time of 34.67, lowering West On Augie’s run in 2018 of 34.70. The Michael Johnston trained bitch had been placed twice from 3 previous starts over the 600 metres. The black bitch defeated the race favourite Chimera Monelli by 8 lengths.

Pictured: Banjo’s Girl


CINDY’S OLIVER (Fernando Bale- Claretown Cindy) led throughout in his heat of the Paradise Street Trophy going within 0.02 of Flake Monelli’s track record. The Joe Dailly trained dog was having just his third start over the distance and once landing on the arm was able to run some slick sectionals stopping the clock at 34.34 which was 6 lengths ahead of Inversion and Flake Monelli.


EINSTEINIUM (Knocka Norris- Lonesome Jett) led throughout at his first race start at Cannington holding on to win by 3/4 length over Heaps Of Kuna in a slick 21.70. The Terry Erenshaw trained youngster has now won 4 times from just 5 career starts finishing second on the other occasion after finding early trouble.

SO TOUGH (Fernando Bale- Cosmic Aphrodite) recorded his first win in WA for new trainer Shayne Williams with a 2 3/4 length victory over West On Violet in 42.57. The white and brindle dog had won 5 times in Victoria prior to coming West where he had been placed at 3 of his first 4 starts here.

The Final Field for the Paradise Street Trophy.

Not in box draw order.

Banjo’s Girl
Chimera Monelli
Dyna Oscar
Goblin Monelli
Cindy’s Oliver
Flake Monelli

R1   To be advised
R2  To be advised

Crocmedia Nationals Flashback: 1998 Rapid Journey and Paradise Street

Rapid Journey’s amazing comeback and Paradise Street wins the Distance Championship on home soil.