Victoria’s Graeme Bate Has Big Hand In SA Derby Heats

GRSA will run the Heats of the Coca-Cola Derby next Wednesday (30th September) at Angle Park.

At the close of nominations this morning, there were 32 greyhounds entered, meaning that there will be four heats run on Wednesday.

There will be a ten race card of racing on Wednesday with the first race commencing at 12.00pm. The Derby Heats will be races 3 – 6 on the card.

The Semi-Finals of the Coca-Cola Derby will be run on Thursday 8th October. There will be two Semis, meaning that the first 4 in each heat will go through to the Semis. The fifth placed greyhounds will be the reserves for the Semis.

The Group 3 $32,000 Coca Cola Derby Final will be run on Thursday 15th October.

Graeme Bate is bringing a strong team, including Dyna Forte, Dyna Jayden and Dentax Bale. While Andrea Dailly will also bring a number of runners, including Bastien Bale.

Tomic (Verity Cotton) has run a couple of strong races at Angle Park recently and Sergio for Kel Greenough trialled here last night in a fast 29.69.

South Australia’s best hopes appear to be, Satanic Cash, from the Bob Isaacson kennel and Strictly Mambo from the Jan Jones kennel.