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20230218 – Cannington Saturday – Puppy Classic

SUDDEN RAIN (Fernando Bale- Dearview Storm) jumped brilliantly from box and recorded back to back wins and a PB 21.67. The Terry Erenshaw trained bitch defeated Bronwyn Keeping by 6 lengths and has now won 3 times from 7 starts.

DESTRUCTION (Fernando Bale-Carjack Arrest) was able to work through to lead going past the judge the first time before scoring by a length over Yahoo Serious in 34.80. The Krystal Shinners trained dog was having his first try over the 600 metres.

RUMBLIN’ MOMENT (Orson Allen-Moment To Rumba) led throughout from his inside draw and defeated Refund Tux by 2 lengths in 30.00. the Joe Dailly trained dog has won half of his 15 career wins from boxes 1 and 2.

CRUMBLE MONELLI (Barcia Bale-Flake Monelli) showed his dominance as a young pup by demolishing his rivals with an all the win in the final of the Greyhounds WA Puppy Classic. The David Hobby trained dog has now won over $105,000 in stakes from just 14 starts where he has saluted first 11 times. The blue brindle dog defeated My Time by 4 1/2 lengths in 29.71.
Pictured: Crumble Monelli leads out the Puppy Classic field.

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20230211 – Cannington Saturday – Puppy Classic Heats

SUDDEN RAIN (Fernando Bale-Deerview Storm) raced to the front soon after the start and was far to good for her rivals winning by 7 1/2 lengths over Westdale Anarchy in 21.87. The Terry Erenshaw trained youngster has now won twice from 6 career starts.

LEFT RIGHT NOW (Hasten Slowly-Alpha Demeter) caused a major upset when leading throughout over the 600 metres winning by 3 1/2 lengths over West On Comet in 35.11. The Damien Crudeli trained dog had not won in 12 prior starts at Cannington since coming across from Victoria.

TOMMY FUMBLE (Fernando Bale-Deerview Storm) crossed from box 6 before leading throughout to win the opening heat of the Puppy Classic. The win gave trainer Terry Erenshaw an early winning double. The red fawn dog won his Maiden back in early January and has finished second three times since from 4 starts.

CUSTARD MONELLI (Barcia Bale-Flake Monelli) crossed from box 6 and was to good for his rivals, taking out the second heat of the Puppy Classic by 2 lengths over Dusty Deluxe in 29.92. The David Hobby trained dog finished second the week before in the Sandi’s Me Mum final behind Lupini Monelli.

Pictured : Westdale Amity

Box Greyhound Trainer
CRUMBLE MONELLI D. Hobby
WEST ON BLOSSOM C. Halse
MY TIME D. Crudeli
CUSTARD MONELLI D. Hobby
DUSTY DELUXE C. Halse
COCO SHIMMER J. Marsh
COPPER T. Erenshaw
TOMMY FUMBLE T. Erenshaw
Reserves
PUDDING MONELLI D. Hobby
OROKONUI E. Crudeli

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20220219 – Cannington Saturday – Puppy Classic

COMET BAY KATIE (Fernando Bale- Paganoni) led throughout to record her first win for new trainer James Jeffries. The black bitch had won twice from 5 starts before changing ownership. After landing on the arm, she raced away to win by 2 1/4 lengths over Roisin Monelli in 21.96.

MY BOY BAILEY (Fernando Bale- Feelin’ Alright) led from box 7 and caused an upset win when he held out Wooden Hands by a head in 30.35. The Enzo Crudeli trained dog has now won twice from 3 career starts and bounced back to winning form after having no luck in his heat of the Puppy Classic the week before.

WEST ON MAGADA (Bella Infrared- West On Babe) recorded her second win in 28 tries over the 715 metres when she ran down West On Mia to win by a neck in 42.43. The win continued the outstanding run for trainer Damien Crudeli who prepared 5 winners the previous night at Mandurah.

VICE GRIP (Aston Dee Bee- Bells Are Ringin) led throughout and held off Serong by a neck in 29.72 in his return too racing. The Adam Smithson trained chaser hadn’t started since finishing unplaced in the rich Phoenix final in Melbourne in December. The black dog is being set for the Gr 1 Sky Racing Perth Cup in March.

Pictured : West On Cider (Puppy Classic Winner)

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20220212 – Cannington Saturday – Puppy Classic Heats

GOT THE SWAGGER (Fabregas- Gone To Heaven) returned from injury recently and at his fourth run back scored a 2 length win over Call Me Chloe in 29.92. The Corey White trained dog was building with each run and after finding the front from his inside draw, he never looked like getting beaten.

POPPA MONNO (Bit Chilli- Amy Monelli) overcame an early check and then powered home to record a brilliant win by 3 1/4 lengths over Stargazer in 30.05. The win gave trainer Corey White an early winning double and the black dogs 9th career win from 27 starts.
Pictured : Poppa Monno

BUBBLES AWAY (West On Augie- West On Maisie) showed speed from box 6 and led the field throughout in the opening heat of the Puppy Classic. The Chris Halse trained dog defeated kennel mate Master Blaster by 1 3/4 lengths in 30.09.

MICK FLASH (Worm Burner- Real Flash) ran down the leader and race favourite near the line to score a half length win in the second heat of the Puppy Classic. The James Jeffries trained dog has now won his past 3 in a row and 5 of 6 in his short career.

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20210220 – Cannington Saturday – Puppy Classic

STOUT MONELLI (Barcia Bale- Corona Monelli) came from behind the leader West On Brae to win in an exciting finish to the final of the Greyhounds WA Puppy Classic. The David Hobby trained youngster won by a head in a new PB 29.60. The win was the black dogs 8th from just 12 career starts. It was also Hobby’s 4th win in the listed classic event having won his first with All The Grooves in 1998.

SUNSET PIPER (Cosmic Rumble- Sunset Gucci) proved too classy for her rivals when after being pressured and then headed by Volute, the young bitch came back to win by 1 3/4 lengths in 30.02. The David Hobby youngster turns two years of age in July and has now won at her past two starts.

POLLY’S ARIANA (Allen Deed- Polly Bale) recorded back to back wins with a 3 3/4 length victory over Rambo’s Boy in 29.84, an equal PB. The Joe Dailly trained bitch has now won 9 times from 51 career starts.

CASUS BELLI (Bella Infrared- Benita Bale) put up a huge effort to race past the inform Barefoot Tycoon along the back straight before racing clear to win by 5 lengths in 41.83. The Jamie Marsh trained dog has recently returned from a serious hock injury and after a confidence boosting win over the 647 metres at Mandurah the previous week, he is back now to near where he was early last year.

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20200220 – Jamie Marsh Interview

We caught up with Star Book trainer Jamie Marsh ahead of Saturday’s Puppy Classic Final.

20200215 – Cannington Saturday – Puppy Classic Heats

TOMMY SHELBY (Fernando Bale- Serena Fly High) was outstanding winning the opening heat of the Puppy Classic. Leading from box 6, the undefeated at Cannington pup raced past his inside rivals with ease and set up a margin along the back straight. The Steve Withers youngster went onto record a PB 29.58 defeating Zack Monelli by 4 lengths.

CHIMERA MONELLI (Fernando Bale- Sahannah Monelli) led from box 2 in the second heat of the Puppy Classic and was never threatened, scoring by 5 lengths in 29.68. Trainer David Hobby prepared the first 3 across the line with Sandman Monelli finishing second ahead of Kirra Monelli.

STAR BOOK (Barcia Bale- Saving Bundles) only recorded her first win at Cannington 3 days before, however the Jamie Marsh trained youngster was not fazed as she won the final heat of the Puppy Classic by 5 lengths over Werewolf Monelli in 29.74. The black bitch has now won at her past 3 starts after having won her Maiden at her 5th career outing.

Pictured : Star Book

Box Greyhound Trainer
REDCAP MONELLI D. Hobby
SANDMAN MONELLI D. Hobby
STAR BOOK J. Marsh
CHIMERA MONELLI D. Hobby
TOMMY SHELBY S. Withers
STEVE MONELLI D. Hobby
ZACK MONELLI D. Hobby
WEREWOLF MONELLI D. Hobby
Reserves    
KIRRA MONELLI D. Hobby
PIXIE MONELLI D. Hobby

20190223 – Cannington Saturday

JADE’S BLADE (Kinloch Brae- Bluey’s Fate) crossed the field from her outside draw and then went on to score a 5 length win in the Listed Greyhounds WA Puppy Classic final. The Joe Dailly trained bitch had won 5 times from 14 starts and amassed $21,000 in stakes prior to her victory in a PB 29.96. The $20,000 first prize almost doubled her earnings and she also gains from being WA bred and hence gets bonuses.

REIDY’S RUNNER (Dyna Double One- Buxton Miss) sat in second place from the start and pressured the leader and race favourite Moment To Jive until they entered the back straight. At this point, the Christine Bennett trained dog, dropped off his rivals and went on to win by 4 lengths in 42.11. The black dog weighed in lighter at kenneling and this certainly looks to have the talented stayer primed for the upcoming Gr 1 Sky Racing Galaxy series in March.

DYNA DEAN (Kiowa Mon Manny- Prue Bale) missed the trouble as the runners entered the back straight and Leisel Monelli was dragged down from behind by Campini and fell. The Enzo Crudeli trained dog has been mixing his distances since coming across from Victoria and once finding the top tonight was able to race clear to win by 4 lengths in 30.12.

20190216 – Cannington Saturday

CAMPINI (KC And All- Fantastic Dotty) scored a PB time over the 520 metres after leading throughout from box 1. The Paul Stuart trained star held out Lhotse Monelli going into the first corner and then put lengths on his rivals. The white and black dog won by 9 1/4 lengths over West On Holly in 29.43.

LOVE ME TINDER (KC And All- Wired For Speed) recorded his first win at Cannington after 2 recent seconds and set a new PB 29.73 in defeating Rockstar Romeo by 9 1/4 lengths. The win gave trainer Paul Stuart an early winning double.

WEST ON AUGIE (Fernando Bale- Te Amo) had to overcome trouble before recording his 5th win in a row and his 29th career victory at his 50th start. The Chris Halse trained dog had to check off heels on the first corner and then raced clear to defeat Leisel Monelli by 2 1/2 lengths in 29.80. The week before on the arm he clocked 29.46.

Pictured : Jade’s Blade

Box Greyhound Trainer
JUMP IN LINE R. Valenti
SUNSET OCTAVIA D. Hobby
FEELIN’ ALRIGHT C. Halse
KISS ME LINDA C. Halse
SPIRIT MONELLI D. Hobby
VENUS AND MARS C. Halse
DON’T GUESS L. Smithson
JADE’S BLADE J. Dailly
Reserves
NYMPH MONELLI D. Hobby
QUARA’S ZADE J. Jeffries

20180324 – Cannington Saturday

WEST ON AUGIE (Fernando Bale- Te Amo) had to over come a bump soon after the start which put the $1.20 favourite in all sorts of bother before racing to victory in the Greyhounds WA Puppy Classic final. The brilliant youngster usually leads, however had to chase down the leader Owl Perfect who gained a dream rails run with the other two major fancies bumping themselves on the first corner, costing themselves the race. The red fawn dog has now won 12 times from 18 career starts and $65,000 in stakes plus Westchase breeders bonuses.

Pictured : West On Augie

BACKPACKER JACK (Cosmic Rumble- Serash Bale) jumped brilliantly from box 5 and led throughout to score over Starlight Asha in a PB 34.66 over the 600 metres. The Enzo Crudeli trained chaser has now won 5 times from 12 starts over the middle distance and looks  to step up to the 715 metres leading into the Gr 1 Sky racing Galaxy series on the 14 – 21 April.

ASTROZONE (Cosmic Rumble- Starlight Delly) led throughout from his favourite box 1 draw and recorded his 5th win from 8 starts from the red box. The Paul Stuart trained star clocked a slick 29.57 as he won by 3 1/2 lengths over Chezzy Allen. The fawn dog qualified for last years Gr 1 Perth Cup won by Equanimity and will be set for this years Gr 1 series in April.