Geelong kennelmates Dyna Tron ($3.40) and Dyna Bert ($17.20) last night produced a one-two finish in the Geelong Gold Cup at Beckley Park.
Trained by Andrea Dailly and handled by her husband Tom Dailly, Dyna Tron's win gave the family its first Geelong Cup after 20 years of trying.
Both Dyna Tron and Dyna Bert are brindled dogs by Collision from top producer Gold Rush Bale and are from the same litter.
They beat home another local dog, Shereen Bale ($4.00), whose trainer Graeme Bate was shooting for his ninth Geelong Cup.
An ecstatic Tom Dailly said after the race: “Dyna Tron deserved the win because he was always thereabouts.”
He added that Dyna Tron, a former Geelong track record holder, was a faster dog than Dyna Bert.
Owner Brendan Wheeler had a previous Geelong Cup win three years ago with Gripen Bale.
After the placed runners the field finished in the following order 4th Marbro Man ($8.00), 5th Flash Drive ($4.80), 6th Stagger ($10.60) 7th Mystic Apple ($19.80) and Oh Watta Night ($10.40fav).
Dyna Tron is a Red Brindle dog whelped February 2009 by Collision from Gold Rush Bale (Lansley Bale x Jindara Bale) he has raced 40 times for 19 wins and nine placings with his win in the Geelong Cup the $40,000 first prize took his current stake earnings to $107,580.
Listed below are the many outstanding dogs that have won the Geelong Cup.
Geelong Cup Honour Roll
1962 Darkie Bobs, 1963 Mardec, 1964 Silver Cadet, 1965 Amasta, 1966 Billy Vee, 1967 Haydale, 1968 The Apprentice, 1969 Miram Miss, 1970 Phantom's Heir, 1971 High Volant, 1972 Ranee's Magic, 1973 The Little Gent, 1974 Ty Court, 1975 Zero Ranger, 1976 Tivashley 1977 Smart Roman, 1978 “Not Held”,1979 Rustic Star, 1980 Tempix, 1981 Worthy Weston, 1982 Satan's Shroud, 1983 Diamond Tempix, 1984 Pomona's Tigress, 1985 Dublin Flyer, 1986 Thorgil Magic, 1987 Modern Gossip, 1988 Benito's Boy, 1989 Fair Sentence 1990 Ravello, 1991 Honourly, 1992 Golden Ridge, 1993 Golden Currency, 1994 Tantallon, 1995 Painted Wish,1996 Sobbing Sal, 1997 Power Zone, 1998 Cerin Bale, 1999 Pete's Boss, 2000 Suellen Bale, 2001 Modern Assassin, 2002 Bear Creek, 2003 Puzzle Prize, 2004 Whisky Assassin and 2005 Brilliant Lee, 2006 Dyna Checa,2007 Cool Effort, 2008 Birthday Boy, 2009 Gripen Bale, 2010 No Race, 2011 Dyna Tron