Congratulations must go out to Gary Peterson, owner/ trainer of Starliner who remarkably won the group 3 Big Dog Cup last night at Albion Park and in the process collected the winners cheque of $25,000. I was one of many people who tried to buy Starliner early on, but Gary stayed strong and held onto the white chaser, who has returned the favour with over $70,000 in stakes so far. A step up in distance is on the cards now for the son of Pure Octane, and it appears he’s going to be a prominent force in anything he contests.
Ipswich Greyhounds, Race 9 Box 1 Son of Joy 6.38pm
It’s been a while between drinks for this fellow, but he has plenty of ability and has posted a very fast 25.08 here at Ipswich. He’s drawn box 1 here today, but most importantly he’s, drawn the right field. I doubt he’s going to get a better chance to return to the winners circle then here tonight. Two Up Tuffy, appears the main danger and he’s going to be tough to beat; he’s in form and races very well here. If he jumps and crosses our selection is really up against it. Son of Joy needs to ping and lead or at worst position himself 2nd or 3rd at box rise. Right box, right race and he looks a great chance. Eachway.
Casino Greyhounds, Race 5 Box 2 Diamond Sparkles, 1.24pm
This selection is a back at your own risk. Diamond Sparkles is trained by good friend Bill Sharpe, and Sparkles is luck to be racing after server blood poisoning last year. Many a vet had said Sparkles would never race again and here he is racing and he appears to be getting back to his best.He ran second Tuesday night, at Lismore, and it really was a huge run. He changed direction 4 times, and stormed home from the rear to run second. He loves jumping onto a corner, and can really threaten here today. He’s a big chance if he can ping and find the bunny. It’s a remarkable feat to be even racing again, and he looks a chances here today in an open affair. Eachway.
Wentworth Park Greyhounds, Race 7 Box 1 Tiger Toes, 9.19pm
I’m a big fan of box 1 at Wenty if a dog can use it. Quick beginners, railers and slow beginners all benefit from box 1 here.
Often a roughie will fill a place from box 1 here at Wenty with a little luck. Tiger Toes is a slow beginner and is probably better suited further. But he has a motor and will camp right on their hammer in this. If they jam up or find trouble, this bloke will be camped right behind them and ready to pounce. He’s well travelled and had plenty of experience. His record here is poor but with a little luck he’s right in this here tonight. Eachway chance at good odds.
Geelong Greyhounds, Race 10 Box 1 Buckle Up Mason, 10.10pm
The good young dog Buckle up Mason, looks a huge chance to collect the winners cheque here tonight. Box 1 will suit and he has a big motor. Engine Alley, is an absolutes rocket but will need luck from box 5. Our selection is quite strong and can burn the candle at both ends. He’s going to need to do that here tonight to hold of the fast finishing Engine Alley. He needs to jump and skip away here and from box 1 he gets his chance to do so. It looks a great quinella race and these two look clear cut.
Best of Luck
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