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20211016 – Cannington Saturday – All Stars Sprint Heats

SPECIAL GUNN (Fernando Bale- Nanza Gunn) led throughout from box 5 and recorded a 3 3/4 length Maiden win over Little Righteous in a PB 30.29. The Greg Horne trained bitch had been racing without luck, however once jumping to the front never looked in doubt.

WATCH ME SIZZLE (Mepunga Blazer- West On Lola) recorded just her second career win when she led throughout from box 3 defeating Midnight Asha by 6 1/4 lengths in a PB 29.87. The Enzo Crudeli trained bitch has always shown connections her ability, however has found trouble at most of her 9 career starts to date.

OWL JAI (Tureaud- Mandy Charm) led throughout from box 1 and with trouble behind him scored from the fast finishing Moruya Scorpion. The Joe Dailly trained dog saluted by 3/4 length on the line in 30.26. The brindle dog has won 11 of 47 career starts.

VICE GRIP (Aston Dee Bee- Bells Are Ringin) crossed from his wide draw, and with the race favourite Destruction blowing the start, the Adam Smithson trained dog worked past Sir Monty along the back straight. The black dog then held on to win by 3/4 length in 29.89 in the opening heat of the Gr 2 All Stars Sprint.

Box Greyhound Trainer
FIRE CLOUD C. Pierson
BRAZIL MONELLI D. Hobby
VICE GRIP A. Smithson
MOMENTUM C. Dagostino
MAMBO MONELLI D. Hobby
STARGAZER E. Crudeli
SIR MONTY C. Halse
SUNSET TOXIC D. Hobby
Reserves
READY FOR MAGIC E. Crudeli
HISTORIC TIME E. Crudeli

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20200813 – Cannington Thursday – W.A. Sprint Championship

TOMMY SHELBY (Fernando Bale- Serena Fly High) took out the WA Sprint Championship after being heavily supported in from $2 to start a $1.40 favourite. The Steve Withers trained star overcame a poor start and then worked up to the leaders shoulders going into the first corner. After entering the back straight the peoples favourite raced away to win by 3 lengths over Sir Monty and Grace Ali in 29.82. The blue dog now gets to return to NSW for the Million Dollar Chase at Wentworth Park in October. He finished second behind Playlist in the recent Gr1 Vic Peters Final at that venue. Tommy has now won 15 of 21 starts and took his stake earnings past $153,000 plus WA bred bonuses.

SUNSET HELLFIRE (Mepunga Blazer- Sunset Jessie) crossed from box 8 and led throughout to win his Maiden in 29.90 by 4 lengths over Nangar Abby. His litter mate SUNSET NUCLEAR then gave David Hobby a race to race double with an all the way win over Geared Up by 6 lengths in 30.00 from box 1.

20190824 – Cannington Saturday – National Championships

REIDY’S RUNNER (Dyna Double One- Buxton Miss) scored a brilliant win in the All New SEN APP National Distance Final, defeating Victorian champ Tornado Tears and NSW chaser Veloce Nero. The win gave trainer Christine Bennett her greatest win in the sport and her first Gr 1 victory. The win was also WA’s third win in the National Distance Final joining Paradise Street and Miata to have won the feature representing their states. The black dog settled close to the leader Bronelly Jacob and was too strong for Tornado Tears, who was held up going off the back straight, winning by 4 lengths in 41.76. Pictured: Reidy’s Runner

PREMIUM SHARE (Kinloch Brae- Shared Equity) is the Crocmedia National Sprint champion after running down the leader Good Odds Harada from NSW. The win capped off a glorious night for WA after winning the National Distance final earlier with Reidy’s Runner. The Chris Halse trained dog settled close to the leader and with Victorian star Black opium being checked on the first corner, the WA star raced to glory stopping the clock at 29.59. Halse won the Sprint title last year with West On Augie at Sandown Park. NZ representative Dyna Dave ran a very good race in finishing third for trainer Craig Roberts.

Finalists for the Peter Thomas this coming Saturday.

Not in box draw order. Box draw will be done Tuesday by the Grading Department.

FABS GEM
GOBLIN MONELLI
SANTA’S MAGIC
CHIPS AND TRAINS
WEST ON LILLY
JADE’S BLADE
WISE RICCIARDO
DANDALUP CASPER

RES 1- SNALLYGASTER
RES2 – SPRITE MONELLI

20190808 – Cannington Thursday – WA Championships + National Box Draws

REIDY’S RUNNER (Dyna Double One- Buxton Miss) raced into the final of the Crocmedia National Distance with a dominant victory in the WA Distance final. The Christine Bennett trained dog settled just off the pace being set by Incredible Hero before forging to the front and scoring by 9 lengths over Back On Lava in 41.80. The black dog was having his 50th career start and has won 9 times over the 715 metres with a PB of 41.66 set in April this year.

PREMIUM SHARE (Kinloch Brae- Shared Equity) showed speed from box 5 and was able to find the lead entering the back straight before racing clear to win the Crocmedia WA Sprint final by 3 lengths over Starlight Yoyo in 29.66. The Chris Halse trained dog has won his past starts and has a PB of 29.56 set in May when winning the Gr 2 WA Derby. Having just his 22nd career start, the WA bred dog will represent WA in the Crocmedia National Sprint final on August 24. Pictured : Premium Share

Box Greyhound Trainer
HELLO RHONDA Rob Grub
DYNA DAVE Craig Roberts
GOOD ODDS HARADA Frank Hurst
BLACK OPIUM Jason Thompson
PREMIUM SHARE Chris Halse
ORSON ALLEN Correy Grenfell
SILVER STUNNER Travis Elson
EBBY LAMAR Colin Swain
Reserves    
STARLIGHT YOYO Paul Stuart
CAMPINI Paul Stuart

Box Draw

Box Greyhound Trainer
BRONELLY JACOB Anthony Bullock
VELOCE NERO John Finn
MISS GINGIN Tom Tzouvelis
REIDY’S RUNNER Christine Bennett
TORNADO TEARS Robert Britton
SALE GRAZE BINDI Tony Rasmussen
RAJASTHAN Robert Camilleri
OPAWA HILARY J.& D. Fahey
Reserves    
BACK ON LAVA Shayne Williams
FANTASTIC GHOST Michael Johnson