Archive for Perth Cup

20210417 – Cannington Saturday – Perth Cup & Galaxy

TIGGERLONG TONK (Dyna Double One- Tiggerlong Tonk) lunged right on the line to claim the leader Canya Cruise in the final of the Gr 1 Sky Racing Perth Cup. The Correy Grenfell trained chaser was competing in his 10th Gr 1 final and claimed his first victory in a Gr 1 final winning by a half head in 29.76. The Victorian chaser was well supported into favouritism late and had to overcome a heavy bump soon after the start when Star Book in 2 came out and bumped. The talented chaser though balanced up and chased home strongly to score his 36th victory and take his stake earnings past $550,000. Grenfell won the cup two years earlier with Orson Allen.

ZACK MONELLI (Barcia Bale- Penny Monelli) gave David Hobby his first win in the Gr 1 Sky Racing Galaxy with an all the way win. The black dog jumped well from box 7 and once finding the lead was able to run his rivals off their legs scoring by 4 1/4 lengths over We The People and Sunset Bourbski in a new race record time of 41.54. Zack Monelli 12 months earlier finished second behind Simon Told Helen in the Gr 1 Sky Racing Perth Cup before being sidelined with a hock injury. Hobby has done a marvellous job to get him fit and he has now undefeated in 6 starts over the 715 metres at Cannington.

PROJECTORY (Kinloch Brae- She’s Scandalous) set a new race record in the final of the Gr3 Sky Racing Perth Cup Consolation with a brilliant win by a half length over All Zipped Up in 29.58. The Christine Robartson trained dog was one of the last out of the boxes, however railed brilliantly down the back straight and proved too good for his rivals. The exciting young dog joins an elite list of winners in the race including last year when Tommy Shelby won before going on to bigger and better things. Christine Robartson and her husband Dave won the Perth Cup with High Earner in 2010 and 2011, one as the trainer and both as owners.

RAMBO’S BOY (Kinloch Brae- She’s Historic) charged home to claim the leader Corazon De Leon near the line in the second Consolation of the Sky Racing Perth Cup. The Enzo Crudeli trained dog was having his 50th career start and he recorded his 10th win as he won by a half length in 29.96. Crudeli and owner Robbie Brankstone combined in 2017 with Equanimity to win the Gr 1 Sky Racing Perth Cup.

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2021 SKY Racing Perth Cup

Join us at TABtouch Park Cannington on Saturday 17th April

– WA’s BIGGEST RACES – Group 1 Perth Cup & Group 1 Galaxy
– FREE ENTRY
– FREE KIDS ENTERTAINMENT
– GREYHOUNDS AS PETS DOGS

Gates open from 6pm.
Racing from 7pm.
Picnics permitted. No BYO Alcohol.
Free parking available via Liege Street (behind Bunnings)

 


PLEASE NOTE: BOX 1 RESTAURANT IS FULLY BOOKED. 

Tables will be available upstairs, however you will need to get in early.

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20200314 – Cannington Saturday – Perth Cup & Galaxy Final

SIMON TOLD HELEN (Barcia Bale- Who Told Lindylu) led throughout to record his second Gr 1 victory with a half length win over Zack Monelli in the Sky Racing Perth Cup final. Having won the Gr 1 Silver Chief earlier in the year, the David Burnett trained star overcame a moderate start to wiz past his rivals in a few bounds. The Victorian saluted in 29.82 at his second look at the track in race conditions. He has now won 12 times from 19 starts and over $420,000 in stake earnings. Pictured : Simon Told Helen

ROCKSTAR PATRIOT (Fernando Bale- Glory Of Love) went back to back in the Gr 1 Sky Racing Galaxy final with a brilliant come from behind victory over Cindy’s Oliver and Blue Summer Sky. The Paul Stuart dog won from box 6 last year and again drew the green rug as he won by a length in 41.98. For owners Gemma Jovanovic and James Jeffries, the win took their stayers earnings past $350,000. The black dog has now won 16 times from 78 starts. Stuart also won back to back Galaxy finals in 2012/13 with Miata.

TOMMY SHELBY (Fernando Bale- Serena Fly High) made amends for his narrow defeat in his heat of the Sky Racing Perth Cup by leading throughout in the Gr 3 Consolation. The Steve Withers trained youngster had little work leading into his heat after coming off an injury which saw him scratched from the final of the recent Puppy Classic. The blue dog has now won 8 of 9 starts at Cannington. He defeated Redcap Monelli by a length in 30.02.

BLACK SIGNATURE (Mogambo- Blossom Dior) recorded his first win in WA in the second Consolation of the Sky Racing Perth Cup. The former Victorian had been unplaced in both WA starts, however once working to the front going out of the front straight, he raced clear to win by 5 lengths over Rolo Monelli in a PB 29.90.

20200311 – Greyhound Gold


Join us for a big Perth Cup edition of Greyhound Gold! Plus The Knocker gives his valuable insight on the race!

Steve Shinners Interview


TABRadio’s Peter O’Neill caught up with Steve Shinners after Buster The Brute drew Box 1 in this weekend’s Group 1 SKY Racing Perth Cup.