Seven Sharpshooters Take Sandown Shooout Aim

Seven canine sharpshooters have nominated for the $20,000 winner-takes-all 3 Shootout at Sandown Park.

Hot off her stunning Macro Meats Crown Classic heat run of 29.42 – the fourth fastest time ever recorded at the Lightwood Road venue – Queen Lauryn will be out to seek revenge for her 2008 Shootout loss to , who has also nominated.

has nominated Velocette and Turanza Bale in his search for a first Shootout title, while has nominated Cosmic Rumble and Vintage Octane as he aims for a third victory in the race.

Birthday Boy, a reserve for the 2008 Shootout, is the seventh nomination.

The Macro Meats Shootout is a four-dog test of raw speed. The current Sandown track record (29.38) was set by in the 2005 Shootout.

The final field will be announced on Thursday 5 November with the box draw to be conducted prior to the running of the Macro Meats Crown Classic. The Macro Meats Shootout will be run on Thursday 12 November.

    Greyhound Trainer Race Record Sandown best time

  • Birthday Boy Stephen Elsum 58:18-18-5 29.64
  • Cosmic Rumble Darren McDonald 31:15-1-8 29.58
  • Mantra Lad 44:19-9-5 29.86
  • Queen Lauryn Tony Brett 46:28-7-4 29.42
  • Turanza Bale Graeme Bate 64:17-21-6 29.65
  • Velocette Graeme Bate 62:25-10-3 29.54
  • Vintage Octane Darren McDonald 46:22-9-5 29.58
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