Turbulent Teddy Racks Up Win No. 4 At Casino

Written By Tuesday 3rd March 2009  

made it two wins in a row when he led all of the way at the meeting last last Friday. In doing so, he recorded his personal best time 27.70 for the Casey family.

It was a tenacious win, as both Crown Beauty, and favourite Ultra Rumble, issued strong challenges near home, but Teddy (aka Fred), was too strong, and got home by 3/4 length. He’s building up a strong record at Casino, now having won four races from seven starts.

A step back in distance didn’t stop ’s from recording successive victories. She won her 484 metre maiden last week, and this week over 411 metres, was able to step out and go with noted speedsters Top Marc and as they went to the back straight. Having the rails running, she was able to gain the advantage and went on to win by 1/2 length in 23.43.

The popular Tweed Heads to Casino series continued, and the punters were happy when the fastest qualifier, saluted. The trained galloper jumped well from box seven, and although being challenged early, held too much class to go on and score by three lengths. She ran the equal best time of the day – 23.11.

That time of 23.11 was shared by the top graders, and showed that the rise in class wasn’t beyond her with another victory. As with most races at this level, it was a an even field that turned into the back section, but is racing in great heart, and when she saw daylight she rattled home to win by 3 3/4 lengths. has done a wonderful job with this locally bred youngster, and there are more wins in store.

Jovial Bob Humphery was back in the winners circle when went around a jamming pack near home to get the money in 23.78, and ’s won the other maiden by 3 3/4 lengths, clocking 23.35.

John Mc Grory has going great “guns” at present, and he won his fifth race in a row in the Casino Rural Traders stake. He overcame box six, and went straight to the lead to run 27.31, the fastest time over 484 metres. John will be looking for the richer races with this speedster.

Good supporter took training honours on the day with a double. Keen judges saw finish powerfully at the previous Lismore meeting, and he was too strong in the distance event after taking over with a lap to go. He ran 35.74 in winning by three lengths. Later, the enigmatic was to speedy for his rivals winning the Charcoal Inn stake by 1 3/4 lengths in 27.48.

won the Mc Donald’s Pharmacy maiden by two lengths in 28.12, while used his rails box to full advantage to take out the “lucky last” in 23.14. trains him at Dyrabba.

This Friday afternoon will see the race again on the top class grass surface at Queen Elizabeth Park.

Kevin Pitstock Kevin Pitstock (10430 Articles)

Kevin is a second generation greyhound industry participant with over 40 years experience as a greyhound owner, breeder, trainer, syndicator, broker and journalist. Kevin founded Australian Racing Greyhound in 2007 and fulfils the role of Editor of ARG's expanding team of journalists. Kevin brings a wealth of background knowledge and external experience to Australian Racing Greyhound, that coupled with his intimate knowledge of greyhound industry and a large and diverse range of industry contacts; brings a unique perspective and insight to Australian Greyhound Racing.