Lords send warning shot after She’s A Pearl scratching

She's A Pearl racing news
Kennel foreman has promised She's A Pearl will come back “as good as ever” after she came on season last Saturday night.

In a warning for her rivals, of She's A Pearl insist she will come back “as good as ever” after she was a late scratching from her planned return to racing at on Saturday night.

The superstar bitch came on season at the track, making her unable to run in the $10,500 Chairman's Stake May 28.

The two-year-old was given just a two-week break by trainer after her incredible victory on May 7, flying home in 29.32 seconds and recording her 12th-straight victory.

That was because Lord and her husband, kennel foreman Andy Lord, struggled to keep her still – all She's A Pearl wants to do is run at their Gunning property.

But Andy Lord promised she would come back strong from her month off, now setting her for a national championship assault at the historic Glebe venue.

“It happened at the track,” he told AustralianRacingGreyhound.com.

“All bitches have seasons. Hers was due and she's having it now.

“She'll be out for a month and she'll be back as good as ever. I'm glad it came up now and not three weeks ago.

“There's no telling when they come on. They just come on. You don't know when or where or how. They just come on.

“She'll be back for and the next MDC.”

In the meantime, Lord is looking forward to the return of , the reigning Vic Peters Classic winner who has more than $200,000 in prizemoney to his name.

“He's a couple of weeks away from starting,” Lord said of his star three-year-old dog.

“He's coming back from a spell, so that'll be exciting.

will be racing. She's due on season, too.

“You never know – if she's going to come on, I hope she comes on now.

“(Bandit Ned) will be set for the and the next MDC. In between that we'd just like to give him a couple of starts and let him blow out his cobwebs.

“Then we'll see where he's at from there. He can be competitive in any race. He's very good.”

On a rare off evening for the Lords, Panorama, Bandit Jane, What About That and Impress Dressel all finished outside placings on Saturday night.

“I was a bit disappointed in a couple, but you have those nights,” Lord said.

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