Budapest for Brian McKivat the first eye catching run, winning the Bank Manager Final.
Just shy of 40kg the Bombastic Shiraz x Busy Pilgram dog, improved in his second 500, to run 30.70, picking up the $1,000 winners cheque.
Maiden and new comer to Ken Staines’ kennels Border Patrol posted another hot time in race 3, jumping smartly, clocking 17.77, five and half lengths clear of his rivals.
Markus Park has been knocking at the door the last three weeks, shortening into $2.30 locally at the jump, the black dog finally braking through this week recording an impressive 25.65, ahead of Vidar Izmir and Bronson Brown.
Showing her early toe again, Azure Osti was the best dividend of the night for astute punters, paying $9.20, the Collision x Aziz Osti bitch firing off a B.O.N 17.75 performance.
The Roy kennels having a top night with Dark Cavalier and Iigloo Osti also taking the chocolates in their respective events in top 25.72 and 25.60 runs.
Class up and comer Suffocate returned to Canberra in mighty style to record sensational time of 30.60, Cold Casey a strong performance for second, the battle close enough if the boxes were reveresed the result could of potentially gone the other way, as Suffocate railed beautifully the entire trip.
Suffocate giving the McFarlane kennels their second win for the evening after Berri Kerri claimed her second career win, and first over the 530 trip in race one.
It has been a joyful return to racing for Tony and Eileen Smith as their Fawn dog, Liam’s Boy, made it two in a row, going fractionally quicker than last week’s run.
The final event going the way of Bargo owner trainer Anthony Hardaker, with Hills Of Breffni, who positioned herself smartly in the closing stages, claiming the win over Remember Bessy and Morgo’s Babe.
Canberra now works it’s way up to it’s Easter meeting on Saturday 11th April with first race 7pm, with another non SKY meeting this weekend.