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20210911 – Cannington Saturday – Spring Gift

STARGAZER (Keybow- She’s Majestic) caused an upset win in the greyhounds WA Spring Gift final when he gained a start as the reserve and then claimed the leader Rippin’ Parton near the line to win. The Enzo Crudeli trained dog was placed recently behind Sunset Toxic in the WA Sprint Championship. The black dog won by 3/4 length in 30.01.

MIDNIGHT ASHA (Mepunga Blazer- Starlight Asha) led from box 7 and proved too good for her rivals on debut scoring by 2 lengths over Mustang Max in 30.38. The Adam Smithson trained youngster hadn’t showed a lot in her qualifying trial, however obviously had at home as she was well supported starting second favourite behind her kennel mate Falcon Nine who finished fourth.

BUD MONELLI (Barcia Bale- Corona Monelli) ran home from midfield to claim kennel mate Sunset Whistler near the line scoring by 3/4 length in 30.31. The David Hobby trained dog has now won twice from 8 career starts.

SAMBA MONELLI (Se Tali Sundance- Camelia Monelli) crossed from box 8 and worked past kennel mater Cascade Monelli down the back straight before holding off another kennel mate in Toohey Monelli by 3 lengths in 30.17. The David Hobby trained dog had recorded his only two victories from box 1 prior to his smart win.

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20210904 – Cannington Saturday – Spring Gift Heats

HENRY KEEPING (My Redeemer- Milly Keeping) crossed from box 7 and recorded his first WA win for new owners, which include former Cannington track side reporter Tony Lopes. The Brad Cook trained dog was placed the previous week after leading. This week he didn’t look like been running down scoring by 4 1/4 lengths over Son Of Bamsy in 22.01.

SAMBA MONELLI (Se Tali Sundance- Camelia Monelli) ran down the leader Rippin’ Tomahawk to score by 3/4 length in a PB 30.05. The David Hobby trained youngster has recorded both of his two career wins from box 1.

ZEAK (Vanderworp- Legit Boss) was able to hold out the favourite Elite Weapon going into the first corner and then defeat her by 1 1/2 lengths in 30.08. The Margaret Hepple trained dog had been racing without luck since his last win in 29.84 back in July.

Box Greyhound Trainer
SUNSET PIPER D. Hobby
SIR MONTY C. Halse
PROJECTORY C. Robartson
SUNSET TOXIC D. Hobby
OWL JAI J. Dailly
SERONG P. Stuart
RIPPIN’ PURTON S. Williams
VALACHI M. Hepple
Reserves
STARGAZER E. Crudeli
NANGAR RUST S. Williams

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20200912 – Cannington Saturday – Spring Gift

Winner of the Spring Gift : Tommy Shelby

20200905 – Cannington Saturday – Spring Gift Heats

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.

Box Draw

Box Greyhound Trainer
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
Reserves    
PIXIE MONELLI D. Hobby
MERMAID MONELLI D. Hobby

20190914 – Cannington Saturday – Spring Gift


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.