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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

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