Back Page Takes Bundaberg’s Open Class Race
Written By Kevin Pitstock Tuesday 20th October 2009
Bingera favourite the Back Page has defeated Hervey Bay Flyer in the 1st/2nd grade race at Thabeban Racecourse at the weekend.
The Gary Thorpe trained flier claimed the Fourway Kennels race, cruising ahead of Hervey Bay Flyer and Maverick Lee for the win.
Smokey Girl and Sister Cool rounded out the race.
While, in the third grade race, Tiger Swift was too fast for runner-up Major Billy Blue and third-placed sprinter Pie Guys for claim the Ross Gray Motor City race.
Gin Gin's Forceful Lady was victorious in the AAStat Stationery maiden race.
John Betro's dog beat Diamond Tulsa and Ella Scott to win the race.
In the Fixit Auto maiden Fancy Speed was victorious and Nothing Wild was runner-up with Cobar Charlie in third place.
Palomino was the best of the novices, beating King Size Lorian and Miss Technical.
The first heats of the Bundaberg Greyhound Racing Club Anniversary Cup also took place on Saturday.
In heat one Gardener mowed down its opposition to reach first place.
The Bucca-trained dog beat Smart Emma, who came second and Coyote Babe was third.
The second heat Convincing Talk proved its money was where its mouth was, beating Seb's Memory and Ten Dancer.
Enforcing was dominant in the third heat beating Oh My Papa and Black and Gold in the race.
Langer won the final heat of the day.
The Bucca trained dog, another owned by Neville Cumner beat Solid Shiraz and Octane Bell in the final heat.
The winning dogs will now progress to the next round of the Anniversary Cup, the tournament for fourth-fifth grade dogs.