Mountain of Love has firmed as favourite for Saturday nights GRNSW Country Challenge Showdown after the box draw this morning, drawing box two and inside most of the other fancied
Veteran series winner Token Mulwee has drawn box five and will find it tough against some of the younger competitors including Varvatos (4), Bim Bam Boom (8) and Montana Belle (3).
The John Lawson trained Future Fund and Our Elite Belle have secured boxes one and seven respectively and he believes that it gives them a good shot at race favourite Mountain of Love.
“The Country Challenge is a great series and the points score is a good concept that allows everyone a chance to make races such as the Showdown and I look forward to being there on Saturday night, “ Mr Lawson said.
$10,000 is on offer for the winner of the Showdown with second place receiving $3,000, third $2,000 and all unplaced greyhounds will receive $1,000.
2008 GRNSW Country Challenge Showdown Final
Wentworth Park, NSW.
1Future Fund John Lawson$13
2Mountain Of Love Ruth Matic$2.10
3Montana Belle Greg Board$6
4Varvatos Greg Board$3.75
5Token Mulwee Joanne Russell$34
6Majestic Puzzle John Mellon$21
7Our Elite Belle John Lawson$26
8Bim Bam Boom Wayne Cox$5.50
9Sins Spirit Cyril Dooley$5
10Iigloo Osti Lorraine Roy$6