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20210923 – Mandurah Thursday

“Bundi Banner powers into Dash Final for the Magistros”

Classy short-courser Bundi Banner overcame box five tonight to win the second heat of The Dash. Circus Maximus flew out of box two for Greg Horne and set the pace but was unable to hold off Bundi Banner in the home straight. Bundi Banner saluted by a length in 17.20 and chalked up his eighth win over 302m at his 23rd attempt. Overall Bundi Banner has started 50 times for an astounding 19 wins and 21 minor placings. He is raced by David and Brandon Magistro out of Southern River and will take beating in next Thursday’s 302m Final.

HOUNDS TO FOLLOW :

Race 3 Number 7 RAGE ON ZATARA : Relished the wide draw and clocked a sizzling 17.02.

Race 5 Number 2 DANEEKA : Rose to open company and wasn’t beaten far behind some smart types, follow next week against easier.

Ryan Levitzke (commentator)
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20210916 – Mandurah Thursday

“Ant Man breaks through for deserved win for Jackie Wilson”

Speedy chaser Ant Man overcame box seven to win tonight’s Bring Your Team Along Grade 6 over 302m. The 28kg son of Keybow had been a runner up at his previous two starts behind Hello I’m Ricky and Thunder Boom. Tonight he zoomed out of the boxes and quickly ran to the lead before scoring comfortably by three lengths in 17.36. The Ben MacLean trained Run Shifty Run chased Ant Man home for second and Our Adventure was a length away in third. Ant Man is raced by Gary Nelson and Jackie Wilson who also combined to take out the 2018 Mandurah Cup with Miss Bamsy.

HOUNDS TO FOLLOW :

Race 5 Number 2 MUTTLEY : Ran on nicely to finish fourth and close up behind some smart types.

Race 7 Number 2 AURORA MAYA : Showed plenty of energy in the middle and late stages to run second.

Ryan Levitzke (commentator)
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20210909 – Mandurah Thursday

“Reed Time causes upset over 302m”

Race four tonight was taken out by outsider Reed Time who saluted at odds of 20/1 from box seven. The daughter of Stagger had been a runner up at her two previous runs behind Madame Boss and Beach Monelli and was able to go one better tonight. She set the pace and held off a strong finish from Romantic Man who fell short by half a length. Former NSW sprinter Boom Crash Boom filled third from box eight. Reed Time is raced by Judy Hubbard and Ian Bunny and has now started 33 times for 2 wins and 9 minor placings.

HOUNDS TO FOLLOW :

Race 5 Number 3 ONE CHANCE : Won comfortably again over 490m for Michael Rees.

Race 6 Number 6 KEEPS THE LAW : Battled on gamely for a terrific second behind Sydney Monelli.

Ryan Levitzke (commentator)

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20210902 – Mandurah Thursday

“West On Al upsets Boom Crash Boom over 302m”

Well bred chaser West On Al overcame box eight to score over 302m in tonight’s $29 Thursday Buffet over 302m. Former NSW speedster Boom Crash Booom was supported into an even money favourite from box five but after a poor getaway found herself in the second half of the field after fifty metres. West On Al zoomed to the front over Gina Louise and Boom Crash Boom began to muster into the contest. West On Al found plenty in the run to the line though and held on by a length over Boom Crash Boom and two lengths away third was outsider Shrek’s Ninja. West On Al is raced by Gary Weston, Craig Weston, Linda Britton and Chris Halse. He is a full brother to the brilliant chaser Our Seabrook who has already earned $117,630 in stakes.

HOUNDS TO FOLLOW :

Race 3 Number 2 HONEY HUSH : Showed strength to overcome a moderate jump and win in 17.54.

Race 5 Number 2 DISCO FAWN : Began well and dashed away late to win impressively over 405m in 23.11.

Ryan Levitzke (commentator)
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20210826 – Mandurah Thursday

“Productive Guess continues to produce for Trevor Augustin”

Conistent veteran Productive Guess chalked up her nineteenth career victory tonight when she led throughout to win the Essential Aircor Services Grade 6 over 302m. She had been a runner up at her two previous runs and tonight with a better getaway zoomed to the front before scoring by just over a length. She defeated race favourite Honey Hush and four lengths away in third position was Zipping Solo. Productive Guess has accumulated more than $27,000 in earnings and after tonight’s performance looks set to win a few more. The daughter of Superior Product turns four next April so whilst she is a veteran of over 100 starts she is far from ancient.

HOUNDS TO FOLLOW :

Race 2 Number 6 BOOM CRASH BOOM : Showed wonderful acceleration to challenge before running second over 302m.

Race 5 Number 6 ZIPPING SOLO : Ran on nicely to finish third for James Jeffries.

Ryan Levitzke (commentator)
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