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20200208 – Cannington Saturday – Sandi’s Me Mum Memorial

TOMMY SHELBY (Fernando Bale- Serena Fly High) put the best sprinters in WA to the sword in the final of the Greyhounds WA Sandi’s Me Mum. The Steve Withers trained dog led into the first corner and then just exploded away from his rivals with dazzling speed down the back straight. The blue dog scored by 6 lengths over Kiss Me Linda in a PB 29.69. He has now won all 6 starts at Cannington and was defeated once at Mandurah.

CONRAD TOKYO (Barcia Bale- Gilgamesh) missed the trouble up in front and held off Lil Marmalade to score by half a length in 22.28. The Brad Cook trained dog had been placed at 5 of his 8 previous starts.

ZACK MONELLI (Barcia Bale- Penny Monelli) was again far too good for his rivals winning by 8 1/2 lengths in 29.72. The David Hobby trained youngster has now won 7 times from 11 career starts and doesn’t turn two years of age until April.

CHEVY’S ENTRY (Unlawful Entry- Sticka Size) crossed from box 8 and then raced clear to win by 6 3/4 lengths for trainer Shayne Williams. The blue brindle dog has now won 6 times from 9 starts over the 380 metres and ended a losing sequence of 9.

FLAKE MONELLI (Fernando Bale- Dyna Sandy) went within a length of the track record over the 600 metres with an all the way victory. The David Hobby trained bitch jumped to the front and then defeated Rockstar Patriot, who loomed up coming to the home corner, by 2 1/4 lengths in 34.56.

20200201 – Cannington Saturday – The Miata Final

GRACE ALI (My Bro Fabio- Born Ali) caused an upset win by winning the Gr 3 final of the Miata. The Chris Halse trained bitch ran home from midfield down the back straight and claimed the leader Inversion in the home straight to win by 3/4 length with Zipping Galon back in third place. Grace Ali won last years Gr 2 WA Oaks and has only recently stepped up to the longer journeys. Race favourite Tornado Tears found an immense amount of trouble and finished unplaced behind Flake Monelli who filled the  fourth position.

TOMMY SHELBY (Fernando Bale- Serena Fly High) led from box 2 clocking 5.48 first split before putting paid to his rivals with a 6 length win over Venus And Mars and Eighty Eight in the opening heat of the Sandi’s Me Mum memorial. Last years winner of the series West On Augie was unplaced after finding trouble. Tommy Shelby is undefeated in 5 starts at Cannington and stopped the clock at 29.94.

STARLIGHT YOYO (Fernando Bale- Starlight Delly) led from box 1 and although pressured early by Kiss Me Linda, the black bitch was able to drive away to win by 5 lengths in 29.87. The Paul Stuart trained bitch has now won 4 times from 7 starts from the inside draw and has won 25 times from 48 career starts.

ZACK MONELLI (Barcia Bale- Penny Monelli) demolished his rivals with a brilliant all the victory from box 4. The David Hobby trained dog clocked 5.50 early spli before racing clear of his rivals to win by 17 lengths in a PB 29.47. The black dog has now won 6 times from 10 career starts.

Box Greyhound Trainer
CHIPS AND TRAINS C. Halse
STARLIGHT YOYO P. Stuart
KISS ME LINDA C. Halse
TOMMY SHELBY S. Withers
WEST ON VIOLET C. Halse
EIGHTY EIGHT P. Stuart
ROLO MONELLI D. Hobby
VENUS AND MARS C. Halse
Reserves
CHOMP MONELLI D. Hobby
WEST ON AUGIE C. Halse

20190209 – Cannington Saturday

WEST ON AUGIE (Fernando Bale- Te Amo) dominated his rivals in the final of the Sandi’s Me Mum memorial leading throughout from box 1 and defeating Leisel Monelli by 7 1/2 lengths. The Chris Halse trained dog set a new race record clocking 29.46. The red fawn dog has now won 28 times from 49 starts and over $345,000 in stakes.

DYNA DEAN (Kiowa Mon Manny- Prue Bale) returned to the winners list leading from box 1. The Enzo Crudeli trained dog recorded his first win over the 520 metres at Cannington scoring by 3 3/4 lengths in a PB 29.71.

HECTON BALE (Fernando Bale- Searle Bale) turned his form around to score a 2 1/4 length win over Slingshot Gypsy in 29.79. The Enzo Crudeli trained chaser was checked when unplaced as an odds on favourite the week before. The black dog settled close to the leader while race favourite Campini and Quick Jagger checked each other at the start.

Sandi’s Me Mum Final This Saturday At Cannington


Dual National Sprint champion and Hall of Fame chaser Sandi Me Mum won 62 of 92 starts over the course of her brilliant career and she is considered to be one of best greyhounds ever produced out of Western Australia. The final of the Sandi’s Me Mum Memorial, the race named in her honour, will be held at Cannington on Saturday. Current day star West On Augie heads the field. Here’s the late Gerry O’Keefe discussing the legacy of Sandi’s Me Mum.

20190202 – Cannington Saturday

MOMENT TO JIVE (Mogambo- Sharon Monelli) recorded a dominant all the way victory in the final of the Gr 3 The Miata defeating litter sister Moment To Rumba by 4 lengths in a great training performance by Sarah Appleton. The black bitch who turns four years of age in April has won her past 4 starts and is chasing in career best form. The win took her record to 88 starts, 32 wins and 24 placings and over $265,000 in stakes plus breeders bonuses for being WA bred.

ROCKSTAR PATRIOT (Fernando Bale- Glory Of Love) recorded his first win in WA when coming off the heals of the leader Dyna Orenthal on straightening for home. The former eastern states chaser was transferred to the kennels of Paul Stuart after an unplaced run in late December. The black dog won by half a length in 35.05.

WISE PIQUET (Djay’s Octane- Serena To Excel) caused an upset win in the opening heat of the Sandi’s Me Mum Memorial for new trainer Chris Halse. The former Victorian trained chaser found plenty of room from his inside draw and then raced past the leader All The Rave coming towards the home corner. The white and black dog defeated Eighty Eight by half a length in 30.11.

WEST ON AUGIE (Fernando Bale- Te Amo) charged into next weeks final of the Sandi’s Me Mum with a brilliant 4 length victory over Starlight Yoyo in 29.60. The Chris Halse trained dog is flying with wins at his past 3 starts and has now won 27 times from 48 career starts.