Winner of the Spring Gift : Tommy Shelby
Winner of the Spring Gift : Tommy Shelby
TOMMY SHELBY (Fernando Bale- Serena Fly High) made it 4 wins in a row with an all the way win in the opening heat of the Spring Gift. The Steve Withers trained star clocked a PB 29.51 as he defeated his rivals headed by More Deductions by 4 lengths.
KISS ME LINDA (Kinloch Brae- West On Bluebird) caused an upset in the second heat of the Spring Gift defeating Star Book by a half length in 29.93. Pictured : Kiss Me Linda
SUDOKU FERRARI (Barcia Bale- Scissor Queen) was well supported on debut after some impressive trials for trainer Terry Erenshaw and he didn’t let his supporters down. Leading from box 8, the fawn dog raced away for a 4 length Maiden win over Think Big Moment in 22.11.
REGAL TWIST (Where’s Pedro- Twist me Over) showed speed from out wide and was too good for her rivals scoring by 7 lengths over Chimera Monelli in 29.94. The Steve Withers trained bitch showed speed recently at her second start at Cannington before being run down by Up And About. The black bitch has now won 16 times from 46 career outings.
HASTIE GUESS (Barcia Bale- Te Amo) also led from box 7 and scored a convincing 7 length win over Daisy Devine in a PB 34.73. The Christine Robartson trained dog has now won twice from his past 3 runs over the 600 metres.
|MORE DEDUCTIONS||P. Stuart|
|STAR BOOK||J. Marsh|
|CHEVY’S ENTRY||S. Williams|
|KISS ME LINDA||C. Halse|
|TOMMY SHELBY||S. Withers|
|FERNANDO STAR||C. Halse|
|GRACE ALI||C. Halse|
|CURT LEE||C. Halse|
|PIXIE MONELLI||D. Hobby|
|MERMAID MONELLI||D. Hobby|
Pictured : Dandalup Casper
DANDALUP CASPER (Cosmic Rumble- Misty Peal) recorded his biggest win when taking out the listed Greyhounds WA Spring Gift final. The win was a massive and emotional moment for trainer Tania Thomas and owner/breeders Barry and Carol Moir. The WA bred chaser had finished second at his previous two starts, however found the lead going off the back straight and went on to defeat Two Times Twice and Eighty Eight by 1 1/4 lengths in 30.00.
WEST ON VIOLET (Barcia Bale-Zelemar Fever) stormed home from mid field going down the back straight to score a 1 1/4 length win over kennel mate West On Jack in 35.29. The Chris Halse trained bitch had now won in 10 previous starts over the 600 metres, although she had been placed 3 times.
COSMIC GAS (Fabregas- Cosmic Sapphire) recorded his 4th consecutive win with a 2 length victory over Aldrich in 22.94. The Jamie Marsh trained dog has now won 6 of his past 7 starts with his only loss being a 3/4 length second behind Slingshot Gypsy in a FFA at Mandurah in mid August.
OUTSHINED (Fabregas- Zelemar Fever) ran home well to claim West On Poppy near the line and win by a half length in 30.18. The Jamie Marsh trained dog was dropping back from the 600 metres where he finished second at his previous start behind Werner Bale. The black dog has now won 12 of 39 career starts.
PETRIA MONELLI (Fernando Bale- Sharon Monelli) returned to the winners list with an all the way victory in the opening heat of the Spring Gift from box 2 for trainer David Hobby. The black bitch had been racing without luck from wider draws and was able to defeat Black Bombshell and Eighty Eight by 1 1/4 lengths in 29.84.
GOBLIN MONELLI (Magic Sprite- Jackie Bale) was far too good for his rivals, leading throughout from box 1 and recording a PB 29.76. The David Hobby trained dog has now won 8 of 22 starts in his career. The black dog defeated Dandalup Casper by 4 lengths with kennel mate Peak Monelli back in third place.
Pictured : Cosmic Gas
|EIGHTY EIGHT||P. Stuart|
|DANDALUP CASPER||T. Thomas|
|GOBLIN MONELLI||D. Hobby|
|BLACK BOMBSHELL||E. Crudeli|
|PEAK MONELLI||D. Hobby|
|VERNE ALLEN||E. Crudeli|
|PETRIA MONELLI||D. Hobby|
|TWO TIMES TWICE||E. Crudeli|
|OLLIE MACHINE||E. Crudeli|
|JADE’S BLADE||J. Dailly|
QUICK JAGGER (Dyna Nalin- Saving Bundles) stormed home to take out the Listed Greyhounds WA Spring Gift Final for trainer Chris Halse. After race favourite Cropduster went down on her nose at the start, the race was led by Frida Monelli before Astrozone and Quick Jagger started making ground on her off the back straight. The track record holder was too strong winning by 1 1/2 lengths in 29.93.
ATLANTIC LI (Cosmic Rumble- Ocean Li) returned to the winners list holding off West On Bamboo by a half head in 30.14. The Cosi Dagostino trained bitch has now won 3 of her past 4 stars after having been beaten by West On Bamboo by 3/4 length the start before.
JERKY BOY (High Earner- West On Raven) caused an upset win in defeating Peak Monelli by 3/4 length in 30.23. The Chris Halse trained dog did run a PB 30.18 4 runs earlier when beaten into fourth place behind Leisel Monelli, however was sent out as a $22 chance on tote.