Lord Seaton Takes Flight At Rockhampton

Written By Wednesday 23rd July 2008  

made it three wins in a row with a fantastic run from the outside box to claim the second heat of the Pinch Bar 3rd & 4th grade race at Callaghan Park on Saturday.

The dog was expected to do well, but he blitzed the field to beat the dog by over six lengths and in a smart time of 23.52 seconds, equal best time of the afternoon.

Suli had already taken the first heat of the series with which romped away from ’s consistent Maywyn Blaze to win by just over two lengths.

Raymond Young’s Snicker Sneeze was a further one-and-a-half lengths back in third.

The 5th grade final this week should see a victory for ’s dog if his form in the heats is an indicator. was a clear winner, taking his heat by three lengths from Brian Goodman’s Stafford Tavern and recording the best time of the three heats.

Other heat wins went to ’s , which got over the inside dog, Addis Express, to win by nearly two lengths, while had a win in the other heat with surprise package He’s Rapid, with hot favourites and Disillusioned not in the frame.

It was not a great night for Boon who saw a lot of his fancied runners trail winners home.

One such dog was in the 1st/2nd grade race, which was beaten into a third place by winner , a -trained animal, and Walter Bennetts’ .

Jeff Kuhl’s One Stone was expected to record his first win in the Maiden race but it was not to be as the dog was too good, winning by nearly six lengths.

, another Kuhl-trained dog, was the third home, nearly seven lengths behind the winner.

Courtesy : Rockhampton Morning Bulletin

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