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20220702 – Cannington Saturday – The Westcha$e Heats

GLORIOUS GUNN (Fernando Bale- Nanza Gunn) led from box 4 and scored a 4 length win over Burning Passion in 29.98. The Greg Horne trained bitch had been placed second at 3 of her past 4 starts. The black bitch recorded her 6th win from 22 starts.

RAPIDO SCUD (Zambora Brockie- Miss Bondi) raced to the front down the back straight before holding off Abby Keeping to remain undefeated in 3 starts. The Rob Westworth trained dog won by a head in 22.02.

CLIFTON CRUZ (My Redeemer- Grace Under Fire) showed tremendous heart after working hard to record back to back wins. The Vince Reid trained youngster won his Maiden the week before on debut before again clocking 30.28 as he won by 2 1/2 lengths over Bionic Polly.

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20210710 – Cannington Saturday – The WestCha$e

SERONG (Fernando Bale- Starlight Shine) recorded his biggest win at just his 10th career start when he led throughout from box 2 and took out the Listed The Westchase final. The Paul Stuart trained youngster drove through underneath of Got The Sugar on the first corner and held on to win by a length in a new race record time of 29.59. The win saw Stuart win both feature over the weekend as he also trained Rostered Off to win the Mandurah Middle Distance final the night before.

WESTDALE HAILEE (Tureaud- Bluey’s Fate) caused an upset win in the opening race defeating the well supported favourite Einsteinium by a head in 21.78. The Joe Dailly trained bitch had been racing consistently without in winning finishing in the placings at 3 of her last 4 starts prior to her recording her 9th career win.

WEST ON BRAE (Kinloch Brae- High Recall) led throughout to defeat kennel mate West On Grit by 3 1/2 lengths in 29.85. The talented youngster has now won 11 of 19 career starts and returned to the winners list after a luckless run behind Manzu in his heat of the West Chase the week before.

JIMMY’S DECISION (My Redeemer- Moonshine Mandy) bounced back into the winners list as he ran down the leader Canya Moonshine and went on to win by 4 1/4 lengths in 30.01. The Jai Jormanainen- Davis trained dog had been knocking on the door being placed at 2 of his past 3 starts.

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20200711 – Cannington Saturday – The Westcha$e Final

SIR MONTY (Fernando Bale- Star Recall) was able to run down the leader Mermaid Monelli and give trainer Chris Halse his 4th winner in the past 5 years of the Greyhounds WA The Westchase final. The white and black dog won by a length in 30.05 with kennel mate Veyron Star back in third place. Sir Monty joined Times Square, West On Hawkeye and Premium Share as winners of the listed feature form the Halse kennel. He has now won 9 times from 18 starts.

CHEVY’S ENTRY was able to recover from a poor start to rail through and challenge for the lead going off the back straight. The Shayne Williams trained dog went on to defeat Huey Blue by 3 1/2 lengths in. 21.64. The blue brindle dog has now won 4 times from 5 starts from the red box.

WESTDALE HAILEE (Tureaud- Bluey’s Fate) ended a losing sequence of 19 starts when she led throughout from box 1. The Joe Dailly trained bitch recorded just her second career win in 23 starts defeating Top Prospect by 2 lengths in 30.14.

SPEED MISSILE (Bella Infrared- West On Babe) railed through to hold the lead going into the first corner before racing clear down the back straight. The Enzo Crudeli trained bitch went on to defeat Oysters by 4 lengths in 30.04.

20190706 – Cannington Saturday – The Westcha$e Heats

HASTIE GUESS (Barcia Bale- Te Amo) scored an impressive win in the opening heat of the Westchase. The Linda Smithson trained dog returned from a short let up with 2 impressive wins including his 6 3/4 length victory over Super Blade in a PB 29.76. The black dog has now won 4 times from 13 career starts.
Pictured : Hastie Guess

PREMIUM SHARE (Kinloch Brae- Shared Equity) blew his rivals away with an effortless 7 3/4 length win over Don’t Guess in the second heat of the Westchase. The Chris Halse trained dog clocked 29.59 from box 6 and will start favourite in the final next week. The black dog has won 8 times from 18 starts.

WEST ON AUGIE (Fernando Bale- Te Amo) recorded an all the way win from his inside draw holding out kennel mate Chips And Trains by 3/4 length in 30.10. The reigning WA Greyhound of the year was dropping back in distance from the 600 metres after winning the final of the Paradise Street Trophy the week before.

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DON’T GUESS L. Smithson

20180714 – Cannington Saturday

“Destroyer wins staying Free For All for Chris Halse”

Ex-Victorian based stayer Destroyer put in a solid performance this evening when he took out the 715m Free For All. Odds-on favourite Scott Keeping began only fairly from box two and was headed off at the first turn by Destroyer from box six. The son of Spring Gun soared clear with a lap to go and established a five length lead over kennel-mate Ramifications who was the closest pursuer. Outsider Chezzy Allen raced in third position ahead of Scott Keeping who began to build some momentum. Turning for home it was clear that Destroyer was going to lead all the way and while Scott Keeping rallied late he was beaten four lengths. Ramifications was another two lengths away third in advance of Chezzy Allen (fourth) and Moment To Jive (fifth). Destroyer was having his second start in WA after finding early trouble and running sixth over 520m. The Neil Young owned chaser has now started 46 times for 9 wins, 23 minor placings and over $64,000 in earnings.


Race 1 Number 1 FUNKY FACTS : Rocketed late to snatch third and won’t take long to win one.

Race 2 Number 5 LORENZO BLUE : Steamed home strongly again at long odds after flying home at his previous start.

Ryan Levitzke (commentator)