Postman Pat remains unbeaten on Australian soil as he heads toward Brisbane Cup

Postman Pat racing in New Zealand. (Photo: Facebook).

Kiwi import Postman Pat continued his march toward the 2023 last night at , bolting in to win a 4/5th Grade 460m race in a near record 25.28.

Postman Pat is now unbeaten at three Australian runs since arriving from New Zealand.

Postman Pat arrived on Australian shores and quickly set to work posting a swift 25.35-second win during his inaugural Australian race at Geelong over 460m.

The Jason Thompson-trained import was then sent to for a performance at Shepparton which was nothing short of sensational, clocking a time of 24.66 seconds, just shy of 's 450m record of 24.59 seconds.

On a five day backup, Postman Pat returned to Geelong last night to show marked improvement on his debut time, running 25.28, just outside 's longstanding 25.10 .

Geelong 4/5th Grade 460m May 27 2023 – Postman Pat (25.28) T: Jason Thompson

The 5.74 length win was no surprise to greyhound punters who sent out Postman Pat a -333.33 favourite with greyhound betting sites.

Postman Pat is a December 2020 progeny of dual 1 winner and 515m record holder, Hooked On Scotch and .

Postman Pat has now claimed victories in 13 out of his 17 race starts, with a further three second place finishes in greyhound races.

Three wins from three starts in Australia, all in best of the night times, suggest the Kiwi import will not be out graded in the Group 1 company of the 2023 Brisbane Cup.

The greyhound's solid performance in New Zealand, which included a record-breaking run at Ascot Park (457m), sparked the owners' decision to see how he would fare on Australian tracks.

Thompson remarked that Postman Pat's achievements have not been surprising given his sheer speed.

His strong performances in Geelong and Shepparton, which boasted notable competitors, further underscore this fact.

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