All the latest news from Crayford Greyhound Track
I hope that you are all jumping for joy
after I tipped you hurdler Kilorigan last week.
The dog, as I had expected, was
duly upgraded but made light of the better class of opposition as
he romped home on Saturday evening at generous odds of
What made the win even more
impressive was the fact that the dog missed his break but showed
tremendous early pace to lead out of the second bend to take
control. A second tipped winner Blow By Ruben also scored at odds
Miss Spectacular seems to be
getting the hang of things after winning her second career race
here during the week.
Her debut race saw her incurring
the expected inexperience problems which resulted in a fifth place
finish. However, she clearly had benefited from that race as she
led away from the traps to win at the second time of
Her win time of 23.95 seconds is
the first time that she has gone under the 24.00 barrier and that
would indicate that further improvement can be expected during her
next couple of races.
She will be a value bet if
upgraded to A6 level and as an out and out railer, she will have
the added bonus of running from trap one.
I am following with interest the
progress of Tomars Conor trained by Paul Tompsett who went off and
won as a strong favourite in just her second race last
Starting at odds of even money,
she won by no less than six and a quarter lengths repaying her
supporters. This followed on from a good performance a week earlier
when finishing second in her debut race. Clearly her fast sectional
times, trap to line, will see her win more races here. From her two
races and three trials, she has managed to go under 3.60 seconds
three times so she will probably improve even further in that
The bookmakers’ prices in her
next race may be your best guide but they certainly are aware
already of her potential.
Catunda Florence became the
latest greyhound to join the elite A1 ranks over 380 metres and
announced her arrival is style winning at this level at the first
time of asking at odds of no less than 8-1!
She won this on merit having led early only to be over
taken by Melodys Patsy. However, Florence refused to give in and
regained her lead around the last bend to get up to win by one
length. Follow with interest.