Top Sprinters Clash In NSW National Sprint Heats At Bulli Monday
Written By Paul Barnes, Bulli Greyhound Racing Correspondent Thursday 2nd August 2012
Barcia Bale arguably the fastest greyhound in Australia comes back to Bulli in the second heat against some fast sprinters .
Barcia Bale started his racing career with a record breaking run over the 400 metres at Bulli running 22.20, the greyhound has swept all before him winning all his ten starts and should remain undefeated in this heat.
The main dangers to Barcia Bale are Noble Pedro, It’s A Blur, Gundabooka and Chiseled all who have an abundance of speed and could cause an upset.
Exclusive One trained By David Righetti is un beaten at Bulli and last week he broke the 472 metre track record and looks the one to beat in heat 3 following that effort whilst the Ruth King trained Lochinvar Blanik will be the hardest to beat.
Oaks Road from the inform Mark Gatt kennels has the ideal draw (Box 2) in the fourth heat returns from injury in this race and indicated his fitness with 26.05 trial at Bulli last week over the 472 metre trip. Up and coming youngster Billy The Sid has to speed to be prominent for trainer Syd Swain winning two from three at Bulli with a best time of 26.14.
Jagger Swagger also a speedy customer has won at Bulli in the time of 26.07 and Desalle Bale winner of four from five at Bulli will be hard to toss and is trained Graeme Bate.
Ritza Ryder winner of the last two features at Bulli appears to be the major player in the first heat for trainer Mark Gatt with a personal best of 26.02 at Bulli. Hoover Boy has plenty of ability and if he produces his best he will emerge the victor.
All in all the series usually held at Wentworth Park with the winner of the final going to Tasmania to represent NSW in the group one final.