The Mark Vella trained Bells Fair bounced back to his brilliant best with a slick all the way 17.79 win in the Margaret Brown Memorial Prelude at Kennerson Park on Saturday November 22 .
It was Bells Fair's fourteenth win on the Bathurst track in 2008 and he has now won 7 from 9 over the 307 metre trip.
Earllee snared second spot from Overflow Dream and the same eight runners will line up in the final to be held at the December 3 TAB meeting.
Two heats of the Victoria Hotel Sprint were decided over 450 metres and it was Amanda Ginn's Glen's Wish who posted the fastest time of 26.57 in leading throughout to defeat Tollmax and Fortune Card.
Shacoby Lee took out the second run-off for Lithgow mentor Terry Northey with an all the way 26.75 victory over the consistent Gandhi's Heart with Macbai The Sea third.
Lily Savage was never headed in taking out heat two for Les Dennis, also of Lithgow, almost five lengths clear of the Frank Attard prepared kennel-mates Lonesome Black and Lonesome Lila in 26.68. The finals of both these events will also be held on the big December 3 program.
Rex Cook of Darby's Falls was back in the winner's circle when Tirranna Blue took full advantage of a dream rails run on the home turn to prevail over Kara's Princess and Miss Cindy in 37.28 in a roughly run affair.
Intrepid Jet gave well known Dubbo identity Peter Dutton reason to cheer with a comfortable 30.78 victory over Awesome Laddie and Slim And Thin. Proving the Soldier's saddle heat form good all three greyhounds will also contest semis of the prestigious event on Wednesday afternoon.