Huge Start To The SA Coursing Season At Virginia

With heavy rain and cold weather, Sunday was not looking good, but …. the clouds disappeared and the sun shone on the straight track at Virginia for the 70+ participants. An 18 race program saw the season get underway with winners pretty well spread across all participants.

The usual coursing stalwarts were present with a few new faces. Don’t forget, your points only count from when you renew your membership. All renewals MUST be paid prior to our next meeting on Sunday 18 May.

Our fields are displayed on the GRSA website and I would suggest that you take note of the location of the fields for future reference.

Our next meeting is scheduled for Sunday 18 May – all grades catered for and four dog fields will continue for the time being. The starting time will be clearly marked on the fields.

RESULTS:

RACE 1 : GOTBA JUVENILE/MAIDEN STAKE
Shayne Fielder’s CLINT’S FLEET (Bk d; Afleet Alex/Front The Bench; Aug ’12) defeated R & H Shields RED CAN (BK d, Bekim Bale/Emma’s Merc; Oct /’12) by 3 lengths in 15.43. Winner trained by Michael Stewart.

RACE 2 : GOTBA JUVENILE/MAIDEN STAKE
Craig Boston’s FUELLED CHAOS (Bk d, Dyna Lachlan/My Lipping; May ’12) defeated D Feeley & D Dankiewicz’s CHINESE BURN (Bk B; Bekim Bale/Emma’s Merc; Oct ’12) by 4 lengths in 15.53. Winner trained by Ben Rawlings.

RACE 3 : GOTBA JUVENILE/MAIDEN STAKE
Teresa Mann’s HIDDEN CRIMINAL (Bk d, Trewly Special/Crime Fighter; Sep ’12) defeated D Preiss & R Phillis’ BUSTED DAVE (Bk B, Bekim Bale/Emma’s Merc; Oct ’12) by 6 lengths in 15.80. Winner trained by Neil Mann.

RACE 4 : GOTBA JUVENILE/MAIDEN STAKE
Chasing Flint’s Dream Syndicates CLINT’S SPIRIT (WH&BK d, Where’s Pedro/Icy Grove; Aug ’12) defeated John Wilson’s LISSOME (Bk d, Bekim Bale/Emma’s Merc; Oct ’12) by 5 lengths in 15.54. Winner trained by Michael Stewart.

RACE 5 : GOTBA JUVENILE STAKE
Craig Boston & Meg Rawlings KING CHAOS (Fn D, Dyna Lachlan/My Lipping; May ’12) defeated T & R Kelly & R Price’s KARA ROTO (Bk D, Spring Gun/Flame McBain, Nov ’12) by 8 lengths in 15.21. Winner trained by Ben Rawlings.

RACE 6 : GOTBA JUVENILE STAKE
T & R Kelly & R Price’s AHA MCBAIN (Bk D, Spring Gun/Flame McBain, Nov ’12) defeated MOOSE ALMIGHTY (Brd D, Big Moose/Brit’s Best, Jul ’12) by 4.5 lengths in 15.59. Winner trained by Todd Kelly.

RACE 7 : GOTBA MAIDEN STAKE
Rachael Coleman’s KAYLARIKKI (Bk d, Path to Power/Spence’s Girl, Dec ’10) defeated Peter Butterfield’s KENNINGTON OVAL (Bk d, High Earner/Una’s Pride, Aug ’08) by 6.5 lengths in 15.23. Winner trained by Ray Burgess.

RACE 8 : GOTBA MAIDEN STAKE
Simon Bryars KIRKSTALL JENNY (Wh&Bk B, Birthday Boy/Kirkstall Jane, Apr ’11) defeated Ron Williams’ CARNLEA ETHAN (Fn d, Mogambo/Della Bale, Dec ’11) by 1.25 lengths in 15.49. Winner trained by Rolland Parry.

RACE 9 : GOTBA MAIDEN STAKE
Michael Louth’s VAIL (Bk d, Bombastic Shiraz/Sitka, Aug ’11) defeated Robert Dunn’s QUEEN RASCAL (Bk b, Cosmic Rumble/Charlie Cheetah, Sep ’11) by 1 length in 15.30. Winner trained by Rolland Parry.

RACE 10 : GOTBA MAIDEN STAKE
Don Turner’s TRULY DELICATE (Bk b, Cosmic Chief/Miss Eva Mai, Dec ’11) defeated Rebecca Wilson’s REMO GALILEE (Brd B, Aston Galilee/Remo Agogo, Mar ’11) by 2.25 lengths in 15.40. Winner trained by Don Turner.

RACE 11 : GOTBA MAIDEN STAKE
The Golden Paw Syndicate’s WACKY PERRO (Be d, El Grand Senor/Wacky Car Races, Nov ’11) defeated Leslie Bein’s BOGIE EMERALD (Bk b, High Earner/Bogie Gem, Jan ’12) by 1.25 lengths in 15.40. Winner trained by Kelvin Stott.

RACE 12 : GOTBA MAIDEN STAKE
Warren Owen’s GREYSYND COOL (Bk b, Black Enforcer/Keep Cool, Mar ’11) defeated Castle Plaza Tavern Syndicate’s BLACK MERLO (Bk d, Bombastic Shiraz/Black Narcissusm, Aug ’11) by 1 length in 15.54. Winner trained by Noel Bland.

RACE 13 : GOTBA MAIDEN STAKE
D & G Turner’s SAME AS (Fn d, El Grand Senor/Pampered, Apr ’12) defeated Robert Ingram’s TANTITHA TRAVELS (Bk b, Vapour Whirl/Playboy Bunny, May ’11) by 2.5 lengths in 15.45. Winner trained by Don Turner.

RACE 14 : GOTBA MAIDEN STAKE
Geoff Collins’ CAFE METRO (Bk d, Lonesome City/Buzz Cafe; Feb ’12) defeated T Rawlings & M Trowbridge’s MIGHTY HOPEFUL (Be B, El Grand Senor/Mighty Glad, Nov ’11) by ¾ length in 15.42. Winner trained by Christine Smith.

RACE 15 : GOTBA MAIDEN STAKE
Kerry Prowse’s ROCKIN’ LOOT (Fn d, Mantra Lad/Rockin’ Stroller, Feb ’12) defeated Karon Blakemore’s BLONDE JUSTICE (Fn B, Dee Winter/Candy Lu, Feb ’12) by long neck in 15.77. Winner trained by John Rees.

RACE 16 : GOTBA NOVICE STAKE
C & R Christensen’s BLUTIGAROO (Bk d, Shanlyn Prince/Go Wild Shirl, Feb ’10) defeated P, J, J & K Hurley’s PANDORA KIST (Bk B, Emerley Carlos/Ivory Kist, Jan ’11) by 2.5 lengths in 15.26. Winner trained by C Christensen.

RACE 17 : GOTBA NOVICE STAKE
Joe Palma’s JITTERY KNOCKA (Bk d, Knocka Norris/Uno Amy, Mar ’11) defeated T & N Kelly’s JACK AND LOLLI (Bk B, Knocka Norris/Trumps, Dec ’11) by 3 lengths in 15.46. Winner trained by Doug Frith.

RACE 18 : GOTBA MAIDEN STAKE
R McAuley-Fry & A Fry’s, L & K Warren, STONE COLD CASEY (Fn D, Talk’s Cheap/Flying Milly, Jan ’11) won in 15.31 after the late scratching of EMERLEY WIZARD (Bk D, Emerley Carlos/Villify, Dec ’10). Winner trained by A Fry.

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