Julie Gauld’s Whole Kennel Casino Winners

Written By Tuesday 23rd September 2008  

Local trainer has only two greyhounds in work, and both scored emphatic wins at last Friday’s meeting.

returned to her favourite track to overcome box five and take out the Casino RSM Club Free For All. She took up the running going into the back, and when the judge called a halt, she had won by three lengths in the best time of the day – 22.92.

Not to be outdone, kennelmate was too powerful in taking out the Ranvet Stake. She won by 3 1/2 lengths, and also broke the “magical” 23 second mark, running 22.98. I’m sure that Julie will be eyeing off the rich series that starts on October 3rd.

’s is also in line for a tilt at the cup following her victory in the Westlawn Finance top grade over the 484 metres. She beat a strong field by kicking clear in the back section, and went on to win by four lengths. She ran 27.58, and now has a distinct liking for the grass circuit, winning seven races here.

seems to be able to get runners through to the finals of big races, and he got the quinella in the Distance final. did the “hard yards” by leading the field from the start, but was a little too strong on the day, running over the top of him in the concluding stages to win by a length in 35.90.

The Jim Caden memorial maiden final was won by ’s , who was had them covered at the business end of proceedings. The favourite was taken out of play early when she was dragged down, and it was left to Wheres George to take up the running. Jolly Wild had him in his sights though, and railed through to get the win in 23.46.

One of the most improved greyhounds of recent times is ’s , and she led her rivals a merry dance in the Big Dog Racing Supplements stake. Jumping straight onto the bunny she was never in danger of defeat, winning by four lengths. Her time was a very speedy 35.64, and she should clock up a city win in the forseeable future.

got around a packing field to win the Charcoal Inn stake by 1 3/4 lengths in 23.11 for , whilst the unusually named got up in the last stride to win for . He ran 23.77.

First starter looks to have a mortgage on the Blue Paws maiden final after she recorded 27.30 in winning her heat for . Darren also won the other heat with , but he only ran 28.03.

Alstonville mentor always has a good one in the yard, and kept up that percentage by running 27.41, and the remaing race went to who recorded her third victory in a week. She ran 27.35, the best over the 484 metres for .

Casino race again this Friday afternoon, then its full steam ahead for the October Racing Carnival with six action paced days.

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