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20240427 – Cannington Saturday – Sprinters Plate Final

CHERRY BLUE (Sennachie-Grace Under Fire) showed speed from box 7 and was never headed leading throughout to win by 2 1/2 lengths in 21.85. The Enzo Crudeli trained bitch defeated Enjoyable and has now won at 3 of her 10 career starts.

SOUL SURVIVOR (Barcia Bale-Cropduster) missed the early trouble to the favourite Sneaky Emoji going into the first corner before leading throughout over the 600 metres. The Tim Gummow trained bitch recorded back to back victories defeating Sandy Basa by 3/4 length in 35.00.

SKYE MONELLI (Orson Allen-Liesel Monelli) ran home well to claim the leader Argyle Queen and win by a head over the 715 metres in 42.07. The Paul Kaltsis trained bitch has now won at 3 of her past 4 starts.

HINTO (Zipping Garth-ReKall Kelso) ran down the favourite Sunset Frazier in the concluding stages to score a neck win in 29.79. The Christine Robartson trained chaser had recently returned from a stint on the sidelines and proved too strong for the heavily backed favourite.

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20230506 – Cannington Saturday – Sprinters Plate Final

SNEAKY PEAKY (Tommy Shelby-Joker Poker) led from box 1 and raced away from his rivals to easily win his Maiden by 4 lengths in 29.95. The Gary Nelson trained youngster was having his third career start after showing potential in qualifying trials recently had little luck at his first two outings.

MOMENT TO SHAKE (Superior Panama-Moment To Rumba) led from the inside draw and raced clear of his rivals before tiring late and scoring by 3/4 length over Canya Refine in 22.15. The Joe Dailly trained dog had been placed at his past 4 starts and recorded his first win from box 1 at his 7th attempt.

BEACH RIDGE (Barcia Bale-Little Grove) overcame a moderate start to reel in the leader Tweak Freak down the back straight and raced clear to score a 2 1/4 length win in 29.80. The Adam Smithson trained dog has now recorded 3 wins from 4 starts and is emerging as a highly talented chaser.

HONESTLY TWO (Zambora Brockie-Mix Off Harmony) made it 3 wins from 3 starts in WA with a dominant win from box 6. The Adam Smithson trained bitch defeated recent Golden Easter Egg placed Custard Monelli by 2 1/2 lengths in 29.83.

Pictured : Blackpool Bolt

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20230429 – Cannington Saturday – Sprinters Plate Heats

COLUMBUS MONELLI (Zack Monelli-Frida Monelli) railed through and claimed the leader Garnett’s Gem on the line to win by a neck in 29.86. The Morgan Turner trained dog had been knocking on the door although racing without much luck before bouncing back into the winners circle.

WEST ON GECKO (Vanderworp-Times Square) used plenty of the track in defeating Maximum Carnage by 1 3/4 lengths in 30.15. The Chris Halse trained dog has now won 3 times from 8 starts and doesn’t turn two years of age until May.

CRYPTO MONELLI (Fernando Bale- Penny Monelli) flew home in the last 50 metres to defeat the leading pair Kinjarling and Indy Go Ruby to win by a half length in 30.44. While the time wasn’t quick, the withering finish was something to be seen and gave trainer Morgan Turner an early winning double.

ELITE MACHINE (Aussie Infrared-Pat’s Lass) bounced back into the winners list with a dominant win over No Limit Needed winning by 4 3/4 lengths in 29.59. The Jamie Marsh trained dog ran third in the recent Sandgroper final behind Crumble Monelli.

Box Greyhound Trainer
I’M A TIGER C. Pierson
DAPH’S YAK J. Dailly

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20220430 – Cannington Saturday – Sprinters Plate Final

WINNIE WOO WOO (West On Augie- West On Hazel) showed speed from box 1 and even though getting checked going off the back straight, was able to hold on to win her Maiden by a half length over Over Zealous in 30.89. The Christine Robartson trained bitch doesn’t turn two years of age until October.

BEDROCK FRED (Spring Gun- Dashing Dee Dee) also led and held off the challenges in the home straight Pilbara by a half length in 42.15. The Krystal Shinners trained dog has now won twice from 8 starts since arriving in the state from SA.

BILL MONELLI (Mepunga Blazer- Penny Monelli) crossed the field and put lengths on his rivals in a few bounds before scoring by 7 1/2 lengths over Carapaz in 21.79. The Christine Bennett trained dog has now won twice from his past 3 starts.

HINTO (Zipping Garth- ReKall Kelsos) skipped to the lead going into the first corner before racing away to defeat kennel mate Throttle by 3 1/4 lengths in 29.96. The win gave trainer Christine Robartson an early winning double and she also prepared the first 4 runners over the line.

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20210428 – Cannington Wednesday

EXPLODED RAVIOLI (My Redeemer- Early Shirley) jumped well and led throughout from box 2. The Colleen Pierson trained dog was placed over the 405 metres in early April before having his first start over the 380 metres. the red brindle dog defeated Wave Maker by 3 lengths in 22.15.

SERONG (Fernando Bale- Starlight Shine) finally delivered on his potential with a 1 1/4 length Maiden win over Impulse Buy in 29.95. The Paul Stuart trained dog had been well supported at his first 3 race starts where he was placed twice before working across from his wide draw and scoring.

SOUL’S GLORY (Cosmic Rumble- Sweet Spud) made quick ground out wide down the back straight after a slow get away before careering away for a 3 length win over Honey Hush in 21.98. The Graham Ellis trained dog won his Maiden two starts prior in 22.13 and looks set for a bright future.

Pictured : Counting Kuna – Sprinters Plate Winner

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20190424 – Cannington Wednesday – Sprinters Plate

MOTTZA (Fernando Bale- Cavendish Flyer) jumped 2 lengths clear of his rivals once the boxes opened for the final of the Greyhounds WA Sprinters Plate. The former Queensland chaser raced clear of his rivals to win by 3 1/4 lengths from Issue in 21.59. The John Iwanyk combination of he and owner Jeff Schrull look set for another dominant greyhound in their ranks.

GRAN AMOR (Fernando Bale- Te Amo) recorded her first win in WA after she railed underneath the leader Wagtail Cumin along the back straight before racing clear to win by 2 1/4 lengths in a PB 29.99. The Michael Johnston trained bitch had won twice on the East Coast before returning to her birth place where she has finished third in 3 of 5 starts.

WHO’S GOT SUBI (Fabregas- Never Ask) broke her Maiden status with a 3/4 length win over Naughty Gunn in 30.12. The Rob Wentworth trained bitch had been placed 11 times from her previous 14 starts, however had just failed to record her first win. The consistent bitch should gain in confidence now that she has saluted first.

20190417 – Cannington Wednesday – Sprinters Plate Heats

MAGIC MAMBA (Magic Sprite- Dove Bale) scored an all the way Maiden win on debut scoring by 2 lengths over Who’s Got Subi in 30.15. The Cosi Dagostino trained dog had finished third in a recent trial, however once jumping to the front was to good for his rivals.

SPRITE MONELLI (Magic Sprite- Jackie Bale) jumped well and landed in front going past the judge the first time round before racing away for a 7 3/4 length win over Aussie Salute in 29.87. The David Hobby trained dog has now won 3 times from just 5 career starts.

LUCY’S OTIS (Dyna Double One- Lucy Wires) railed well around the home corner before shooting away for a 3 1/4 length win over Pocketful in 30.01. The Kody Charles trained dog is owned by Gemma Jovanovic and James Jeffries who earlier in the day became engaged to get married.


Final for the Sprinters Plate on Wednesday April 24

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20180502 – Cannington Wednesday

MARYDOLL (Elite State- Flying Sienna) jumped to the lead in the final of the Greyhounds WA Sprinters Plate and was to quick for her rivals, defeating an elite group of sprinters. The Kody Charles trained bitch defeated the favourite and track record holder Frida Monelli by 2 lengths in 21.74.
Photo: Marydoll in action at Mandurah

HOTSHOT MONELLI (Magic Sprite- Dyna Sandy) flew home along the rail to claim Ballistic Blue and his Maiden victory in the process. The black dog has always promised plenty since qualifying, however has taken 23 starts to break his Maiden status. It continued the winning form for trainer David Hobby whose Gr 1 Perth Cup winner Trouper Monelli named the Greyhound Clubs Australia greyhound of the month for April.

YUNDERUP KAYLA (Barcia Bale- Keira’s Charm) recorded her first win at Cannington with a come from behind victory over Marg Monelli, scoring by a half head in 30.34. The Andrew Mclaren trained bitch was narrowly defeated the week before behind Sunset Gucci in a PB 30.28.