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20220806 – Cannington Saturday – W.A. Sprint Championship Heats

RAINING CASH (Kinloch Brae- West On Lola) ran home strongly to claim the leader Traver’s Time and win his Maiden by 3/4 length in 30.30. The Enzo Crudeli trained youngster had been placed at his past 2 starts before the win.

GANGNAM MONELLI (Se Tali Sundance- Camelia Monelli) has really hit his straps winning at 4 of his past 7 starts. The Lewis Clay trained dog raced away from his rivals headed by Moruya Scorpion to win by 6 lengths in a PB 29.82.

SUNSET GIVENCHY (Cosmic Rumble- Sunset Gucci) crossed quickly from box 8 to sit on the leader Low Blow going past the judge the first time. The Eric Campana trained dog then raced to the front and scored an impressive 1 1/2 length win in 35.06 over the 600m.

PANAMA PEPPER (Superior Panama- Starlight Bella) hunted up from box 1 and held out his rivals before racing clear to defeat Hinto in the opening heat of the WA Sprint Championship. The Steve Withers trained star stopped the clock in a PB 29.69. MOMENTUM (Lightning Frank- Belron Bonnie) ran down Vice Grip, who was returning after an absence of 4 months on the sidelines, to score in the second heat in 29.92. The Cosi Dagostino trained chaser took his stake earnings past $200,000 with the win and goes into next Thursday’s WA Sprint Championship final.

Box Greyhound Trainer
VICE GRIP A. Smithson
GRANITE SONG J. Carmody
MOMENTUM C. Dagostino
PANAMA PEPPER S. Withers
HINTO C. Robartson
THROTTLE C. Robartson
EAGLE MONELLI S. Withers
JIMMY’S DECISION P. Stuart
Reserves    
RIPPIN’ TOMAHAWK S. Williams
WEST ON BRAE C. Halse

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20220528 – Cannington Saturday – W.A. Oaks

REFINED (Barcia Bale- Elevated) crossed from box 7 and then was never challenged as the talented young bitch, having just her 4th career start, took out the Greyhounds WA Gr 2 WA Oaks. The Krystal Shinners trained bitch was the quickest qualifier in her heat and then completely dominated the final winning by 7 1/4 lengths over West On Sadie in 29.92.

MAJOR SACRIFICE (Fernando Bale- Tatty Fields) bounced back into the winners list with a 3 1/2 length victory over Jump Into Action in 34.70. The Krystal Shinners trained chaser had been placed at his past two starts over the 520 metres.

EXHILARATE (Fernando Bale- Elevated) gave trainer Krystal Shinners an early winning double with a strong length win over Sunset Whistler in 35.06. The white and brindle dog overcame the tricky box 8 hoodoo and has now won twice from 3 starts over the 600 metres.

STARGAZER (Keybow- She’s Majestic) continues to race with enthusiasm as he recorded his 18th win at start number 110. The Enzo Crudeli trained dog defeated Pilbara by 1 1/2 lengths in 30.09 after having been placed in good company at his prior 3 runs.

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20210515 – Cannington Saturday – W.A. Derby Heats

RUBY MONELLI (Fernando Bale- Jingjing) was able to cross from her outside draw and raced clear down the back straight before defeating kennel mate and race favourite Pixie Monelli by 3 1/2 lengths in a PB 29.77. The David Hobby trained bitch has now won 9 times from 24 career starts.

RAPIDO LASS (Brett Lee- Te Amo) led throughout over the 600 metres demolishing her rivals and setting a new Race Record in the process. The Paul Stuart trained bitch defeated Lashes Monelli by 9 1/4 lengths in a sizzling 34.49 at her third try over the distance. Her first was declared a no race and she finished an unlucky third at her next try behind Lilly Lana.

ROSTERED OFF (Aston Dee Bee- Bells Are Ringin) was able to hold up and lead from box 1 and scored a length win over an unlucky Wicked Rhythm in 42.20. The Paul Stuart trained dog has now twice over the 715 metres since arriving from Victoria.

SIR MONTY (Fernando Bale- Star Recall) was able to lead from box 3 and once in front was always going to be tough too pass. The Chris Halse trained chaser returned to the winners list with his last win in a heat of the Gr 1 Perth Cup back in early April. The white and black dog won by 1 1/2 lengths over Redcap Monelli in 29.61.

Pictured : Domino Mac

Box Greyhound Trainer
STOUT MONELLI D. Hobby
ENVY TO BURN D. Burnett
DOMINO MAC K. McLennan
MANZU M. Hepple
COOPER’S MONELLI D. Hobby
EARN THE ANSWERS D. Hobby
GOT THE SWAGGER C. White
FEARLESS EAGLES T. Augustin
Reserves
CHASING JASON R. Valenti
WEST ON RADAR C. Halse

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20200530 – Cannington Saturday – W.A. Oaks Final


COBARGO (Burn One Down- Abby Normal) gave trainer Kody Charles his biggest moment in the sport of greyhound racing winning the Gr 2 Greyhounds WA, WA Oaks in the last stride. The young black bitch who doesn’t turn two years of age until August, jumped well and then charged home to claim the leader Mermaid Monelli on the line to win by a half head in 30.20. The win was extra special for Charles and his wife Brittany who welcomed a new baby girl earlier this year.

WEST ON AXEL (Bella Infrared- West On Babe) led throughout to record his second career victory and ended a losing sequence of 8 in the process. The Chris Halse trained dog clocked a PB 29.99 in defeating Jet A One by 2 1/4 lengths.

ZACK MONELLI (Barcia Bale- Penny Monelli) had to overcome early trouble soon after the start and then weave through traffic before going away to score a convincing win over Steve Monelli in 30.06. The David Hobby trained youngster suffered a fall in the recent Mandurah Derby before finishing fourth in a heat of the Gr 2 Brittons Formal Wear WA Derby two weeks later.

FLAKE MONELLI (Fernando Bale- Dyna Sandy) put her rivals too the sword with a dominant all the way victory over the 715 metres winning by 11 lengths in 41.84. The David Hobby trained bitch has now won 6 times over the distance and took her stake earnings past $100,000 plus breeders and owners WA bred bonuses.

20200523 – Cannington Saturday – W.A. Derby Final & W.A Oaks Heats

CATCH THE THIEF (Aussie Infrared- Dundee Ally) led throughout to win the Group 2 Brittons Formal Wear WA Derby final by 6 lengths over Buster The Brute in a race record 29.32. The Matthew Clark trained Victorian dog clocked a 5.32 first split which put the race to bed before the first corner. The light fawn dog then raced away to record his 11th career win from 18 starts and almost doubled his stake earnings going past $70,000. Buster The Brute has now finished second in the Group 2 WA Derby and third in the Group 1 Perth Cup this year.

THRIFT MONELLI (Barcia Bale- Penny Monelli) claimed her kennel mate and leader Mermaid Monelli going along the back straight before driving away to win the opening heat of the Group 2 WA Oaks. The David Hobby pair were split on the line by Veyron Star with the winner going 30.05.

COBARGO (Burn One Down- Abby Normal) led throughout to take out the second heat of the Group 2 WA Oaks. The Kody Charles trained bitch was having just her 10th career start and she has now won 4 times. The black bitch defeated West On Magada by 1 1/4 lengths in 30.01 with Pixie Monelli back in third place.

Pictured : Catch The Thief and Krystal Shinners

 

Field for the WA Oaks final Saturday May 30.

Race 5   In box draw order
1 MERMAID MONELLI
2 THRIFT MONELLI
3 PIXIE MONELLI
4 VEYRON STAR
5 SPEED MISSILE
6 COBARGO
7 TRY CATCH TANYA
8 WEST ON MAGADA

9 STAR BOOK
10 YUNDERUP MAGIC