Doubles To Ken Gill And Neil Mann At Virginia Coursing
Written By Judi Hurley, Virginia GOTBA Coursing Correspondent Monday 23rd July 2012
With 13 races to be decided, coursing got underway on a clear sunny day. Nirimba Sapphire maintained her good form when taking out the Free for All over Slipperâ€™s Tonic. Todd Kellyâ€™s Nicholas Jack defeated litter brother Fiery McBain in a Juvenile/Maiden. Peter Hurleyâ€™s Emerley Lover showed his liking for straight track racing when defeating Baby Bad Girl.
Don Gordon had just rewards for his long trip from the Riverland when Digi Techno defeated Pandora Kist in 15.73. Emmaâ€™s Gift for Ken Gill defeated Pudzianowski and Ruarc Entity also greeted the Judge for Ken Gill. Lester Harris came coursing and went home with a winner when Dyna Blakey defeated Rockdon Times.
Litter sisters Sassy Spirit for Karen Butcher and Bikini Token for David Prideaux were successful in their events. Wendy Sebastyan made a return to field racing with Smiling Moment and took home a winner. Robyn Mackellar combined with Rose of Galilee when defeated Flying Belle.
Heza Conman provided Neil Mann with his second winner on the day when defeating Ken Gillâ€™s Canâ€™t Be Late. Slipperâ€™s Sweet provided the upset of the day when defeating the Ray Barkla trained Datz Gotem.
Owners/Trainers are reminded that there are only 2 more racing dates prior to the Waterloo, Oaks and Derby â€“ all these events are 16-dog which means 4 runs for the final pair. The Club has scheduled some Prelude races for the 12 August meeting and these will be 8-dog events to help prepare your charges for the additional runs. This meeting is 3 weeks prior to our final event to assist you with a reasonable break before our final meeting. Nominations for our next meeting close with GRSA at 9.00 am on Wednesday 1 August.
RACE 1 : KENNARDâ€™S HIRE FREE FOR ALL
Peter Luxtonâ€™s NIRIMBA SAPPHIRE (BDW B, Jan â€™09; Big Daddy Cool/Nirimba Cool) defeated Jones/Wiese SLIPPERâ€™S TONIC (BK B, Feb â€™07; Bond/Slipperâ€™s Gin). Winner trained by Neil Mann.
RACE 2 : EMERLEY PARK JUVENILE/MAIDEN STAKE
Kelly/Price NICHOLAS JACK (WBK D, Mar â€™11; Made to Size/Flame McBain) defeated Kelly/Price FIERY MCBAIN (BK D, Mar â€™11; Made to Size/Flame McBain) by 2.5 lengths in 15.69. Winner trained by Todd Kely.
RACE 3 : EMERLEY PARK JUVENILE/MAIDEN STAKE
/Hurley EMERLEY LOVER (BK D, Feb â€™11; NitroBurst/Emerley Shine) defeated Mackellar/Messner BABY BAD GIRL (BK B, Dec â€™10; Path to Power/Pingalong) by 2.5 lengths in 15.61. Winner trained by Peter Hurley.
RACE 4 : ADELAIDE PLAINS VET SURGERY MAIDEN STAKE
Don Gordonâ€™s DIGI TECHNO (BK B, Jan â€™11; Walkaway Magic/Digital Speed) defeated Hurley/Hurley PANDORA KIST (BK B, Jan â€™11; Emerley Carlos/Ivory Kist) by 1.5 lengths in 15.73. Winner trained by Don Gordon.
RACE 5 : KENNARDâ€™S HIRE MAIDEN STAKE
Fryer/Hill EMMAâ€™S GIFT (RF D, May â€˜08; Elite State/I Love Lucy) defeated Gregory Swannâ€™s PUDZIANOWSKI (RF D, May â€™09; Pure Octane/Petal) by 4 lengths in 15.57. Winner trained by Ken Gill.
RACE 6 : EMERLEY PARK MAIDEN STAKE
Ken Gillâ€™s RUARC ENTITY (BD B, Apr â€™09; Elite State/Ellymay Entity) had a bye in 15.42. Winner trained by Ken Gill.
RACE 7 : GOTBA MAIDEN STAKE
Harris/Bailey DYNA BLAKEY (BK D, Dec â€™09; Hallucinate/Denise Bale) defeated The Big Magic â€™s ROCKDON TIMES (RBD D, Jan â€™10; Surf Lorian/Fortified Times) by Â¾ length in 15.59. Winner trained by Lester Harris.
RACE 8 : ADELAIDE PLAINS VET SURGERY MAIDEN STAKE
Karen Butcherâ€™s SASSY SPIRIT (WBK B, Apr â€™10; Premier Fantasy/Keep Token) defeated Styles/Styles SABINE RIVER (BK B, Sep â€™09; Texas Gold/Andie Rose) by 4 lengths in 15.45. Winner trained by Karen Butcher.
RACE 9 : KENNARDâ€™S HIRE MAIDEN STAKE
David Prideauxâ€™s BIKINI TOKEN (WBK B, Apr â€™10; Premier Fantasy/Keep Token) defeated Jeremy Curtisâ€™ NASTIE VIKING (BK B, Jan â€˜;10; Elite State/Anouska) by 1 length in 15.72. Winner trained by David Prideaux.
RACE 10 : EMERLEY PARK MAIDEN STAKE
Van Der Laan/Laddrak SMILING MOMENT (BK D, Nov â€™09; Bombastic Shiraz/Barely A Moment) defeated Steve Hoffmanâ€™s CARNAGE INFORMER (BK D, Feb â€™09; Carnage/Miss Inform) by 1.5 lengths in 15.32. Winner trained by Wendy Sebastyan.
RACE 11 : GOTBA NOVICE STAKE
Angelo Carapeliaâ€™s ROSE OF GALILEE (BK B, Jul â€™08; Collision/Aussie Rose) defeated Lopresto/Lopresto FLYING BELLE (BKW B, Oct â€™09; Coulta Bomber/Bar Flyer) by 2 lengths in 15.38. Winner trained by Robyn Mackellar.
RACE 12 : ADELAIDE PLAINS VET SURGERY NOVICE STAKE
Mann/Mann HEZA CONMAN (BK D, Mar â€™10; Go wild Teddy/Alabama Tourist) defeated Graeme Oâ€™Donnellâ€™s CANâ€™T BE LATE (BD D, Sep â€™09; Late Late Show/Fire Glow) by 3 lengths in 15.21. Winner trained by Neil Mann.
RACE 13 : KENNARDâ€™S HIRE ONE STAKE
Jones/Wiese SLIPPERâ€™S SWEET (BK B, Jan â€™09; Exceptional/Slipperâ€™s Girl) defeated Daryl Baileyâ€™s DATZ GOTEM (BKW D, Jul â€™09; Digital/Datz Amore) by Â½ length in 15.27. Winner trained by Barry Jones.
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