Wyndra All Class destined for big things after Futurity win

Wyndra All Class wins National Futurity heat
Tears flowed at on Saturday night after saluted in the Futurity Final for owner Sue Barton, who is battling Stage 4 brain cancer.

believes Wyndra All Class is set for a big future after her classy 1 ½-length victory in the at Wentworth Park.

The two-year-old bitch now boasts 10 wins from 17 starts, with over $120,000 to her name, and eight triumphs from her past 11 races.

“She’s a little beauty. She chases her heart out, she wants to win,” Gatt said.

While the future is bright for Wyndra All Class, of far more significance right now is the indescribable joy which her win gave owner Sue Barton.

Unable to walk, Barton is currently battling terminal brain cancer and was in hospital on last week.

But she simply was not going to miss being at the home of greyhound racing in NSW to see her beloved ‘Annie’ compete on Saturday night.

And on an incredible night high on emotion, Wyndra All Class saluting in 29.86 seconds reduced her to tears.

“I’m over the moon. This is my first dog,” Barton told The Dogs.

“(Husband and co-owner Brian) deserves this. He’s done a lot of work.

“He’s been with the dogs for years. Oh my God.

“This is fantastic. This is above anything you could ever imagine.

“I wasn’t going to miss it. I didn’t want to miss it, and I didn’t want to miss it for Brian, either.

“I wanted to make sure I was here for him.”

2023 National Futurity Final – Wyndra All Class (1st)

Barton paid credit to the expertise of Gatt and the way he got Wyndra All Class to reach her peak performance on Saturday night.

“The way Daniel has treated her and looked after her and put her in every single race, and she’s just won and won and won,” she said.

“I’m talking but I’m speechless. I think this just cures me.”

It was both Brian and Sue who came up with their extra-special nickname for Wyndra All Class.

“Annie was named after our . She’s called Annie Anniversary,” Barton said.

“She means the world to me. We reared her, and her litter brothers and sisters.

“She’s just given us so much love.”

Brian Barton said ‘Annie’ was the best thing to happen to his wife during her cancer battle.

“It’s Sue’s first dog, so she keeps reminding me,” he said.

“All the hard work pays off. It’s fantastic.

“I’m just so happy with her.

“We love her, and she’s been the best tonic ever for Sue.”

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