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Amity Bale Breaks Sandown’s 42 Second Barrier

Last night at Sandown Amity Bale demolished a class field by 8.5 lengths in 41.99 in a heat of the Group 2 Sir John Dillon Memorial (715m).

Amity Bale ($1.40F) sat behind early leader Headley Bale ($8.50) for most of the race before making her move approaching the final turn and racing into favouritism for a fourth Group race title. Her chances improved further after drawing box 1 for the final.

The improving Drill ‘Em ($2.70F) won his sixth race in a row when he defeated National Distance Champion Jarvis Bale ($4.40) by 5.75 lengths in 42.27.
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Greyhound Racing Tips For Thursday 8th October 2009

Welcome to Australian Racing Greyhound’s Greyhound Racing Tips for Thursday 1st October 2009 with Tips tonight from Sandown Park (Victoria), Dapto (New South Wales), Albion Park (Queensland), Angle Park (South Australia) and Mandurah (West Australia).

Highlight of tonight’s racing comes from Angle Park with the semi finals of the Group 3 SA Derby for the young male chasers. The semi finals are dominated by Victorian trained runners with just five lone locals trying to repel the marauding hordes, most of which are from the prolific Wheeler Greyhounds establishment. Also featuring are two heats of the Sir John Dillon Memorial for the stayers at Sandown.

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Sir John Dillon Memorial Heats Thursday 8th October 2009

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Thursday 8th October 2009

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Victorian 2008 Greyhound Of The Year Finalists Named

The GRV have today announced the three finalists for the 2008 Victorian Greyhound Of The Year.

They three finalsts were trimmed from a total list of 25 nominees by a seven member anonymous panel (Australian Racing Greyhound did not have a representative on the panel). The three finalsist are :
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Vincent Oozing Confidence Over Oodles Rock

Neville Vincent has had many greyhounds through the Lal Lal kennel over the past 40 years, but he believes there has none better than Oodles Rocks who is engaged at Ballarat this Wednesday night.

Oodles Rocks will be looking for her seventh race victory in the first of three heats of the Neverfail Springwater Grade 5 to be run over 550 metres.
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Fallen Zorro Wins A Three Way Thriller

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Fallen Zorro Briliiantly Wins The 2008 Group 2 Sir John Dillon Memorial At Sandown In A Thrilling Three Way Photo Finish

Fallen Zorro Salutes In Sir John Dillon Thriller

Fallen Zorro (3) Prevails In A Three Way Finish

Fallen Zorro (3) Prevails In A Three Way Finish

Shane Whitney’s roller-coaster week finished on a high when his star stayer Fallen Zorro took out the $36,000 Group 2 Sir John Dillon Memorial at Sandown Park tonight.
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Fallen Zorro Dillon Favourite, Hybrid Theory Returns

2008 Group 1 Laurels Winner Hybrid Theory

2008 Group 1 Laurels Winner Hybrid Theory

After the scratching of Chinatown Lad due to an infection in his tail, kennel-mate Fallen Zorro will is TAB Sportsbet’s favourite for the $36,000 Group 2 Sir John Dillon Memorial (715m) at Sandown Park.
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Chinatown Lad Scratched From Sir John Dillon Final

Dual Group 1 one winning stayer Chinatown Lad has been scratched from the final of the $36,000 Group 2 Sir John Dillon Memorial after succumbing to a tail injury.
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Sir John Dillon Memorial Final Thursday 16th October 2008

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Thursday 16th October 2008

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Rob Britton Magic In Sir John Dillon Memorial Heats

Kulu Spirit Winning At Sandown In September 2008

Kulu Spirit Winning At Sandown In September 2008

Robert Britton enhanced his reputation as a master conditioner of stayers when Kulu Spirit ($4.30) and Gunnadoo Magic ($3.60) each won heats of the Group 2 Sir John Dillon Memorial at Sandown.
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Bill Collins Memorial Race At Sandown Tonight An Absolute Cracker

Trew Millions will resume from a month’s lay off in tonight’s $14,500 Bill Collins Memorial at Sandown Park. The superbly bred six-time Group finalist will have to overcome box 6 and several in-form chasers if he is to add to his $123,610 in prizemoney.
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Sir John Dillon Memorial Heats Thursday 9th October 2008

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Thursday 9th October 2008

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