Stars Draw Well For Group 2 City Of Hume Cup Final

Fastest heat winners McDoom and have drawn side by side in boxes two and three in Monday-week’s City of final over 600 metres at The Meadows.

Both greyhounds won their respective heats in a flying 34.36 and clearly look the greyhounds to beat in the $40,000-tothe-winner final.

McDoom, who made the semi finals of the recent series, sped to the early lead in his heat, giving nothing else a chance (splits of 9.08 and 22.02), and looks suited in box two.

Lektra Jay – trained by , who has two runners in the final – recorded faster splits of 8.90 and 21.90, highlighting the importance of a clean getaway over the 600-metre journey.

Their main dangers appear to be the classy Premier Baloney (box one), who has failed to miss a place in five attempts over the journey, and ’s chaser Stack ‘Em Flat, who boasts an amazing 34.20PB at the track and a withering finishing burst.

The Group 2 City of Hume Cup – set down for eve (October 31) – is one of the premier nights on the racing calendar at The Meadows, and a favourite among families. The night will also see the running of the Sport 927 over 525 metres, worth $15,000 to the winner.

City Of Hume Cup Final

    $40,000 to winner. Group 2. 600m.

  • Box 1 – Premier Baloney 34.47
  • Box 2 – McDoom Jason Thompson 34.36
  • Box 3 – Lektra Jay Andrea Dailly 34.36
  • Box 4 – Shintaro Samurai Rodney Clark 34.88
  • Box 5 – Stack ‘Em Flat Graeme Bate 34.20
  • Box 6 – Stetson Lily Peter Dundon 34.77
  • Box 7 – Dyna Max Andrea Dailly 34.75
  • Box 8 – Karanji NBT
  • Reserves

  • 1st res – Barrique Robert Britton 34.59
  • 2nd res – Dyna Digger Andrea Dailly 35.16
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