The Group Two Sires On Ice Black Top trophy will remain in the Hunter Valley, after Mister Twister led all the way in last Friday night’s final.
Jumping from box six, this son of Collision and Double Twist began brilliantly and dashed to the lead at the first turn. Seona Thompson’s talented chaser Aqua Cheetah was hot on his heels heading intothe back straight butcouldn’t run down the reigning Peter Mosman champion, scoring by alength in an impressive time of 29.44.
CHAMPION: Mister Twister scored an all-the-way win in the Black Top trophy last week.
The rain certainly didn’t damper the night, with a large crowd trackside to witness the race, with Mackay and the Tiger Seven syndicate, collecting $40,000 in prizemoney.
Mister Twister has now won 18 career races and amassed $310,055 in prizemoney. Talented middle-distance runner Lochinvar Hugo added another impressive victory to his career record, which stands at 11 wins from 20 starts.
This son of Barcia Bale and Lochinvar Vogue, rounded up his rivals to claim the Sonia Hornery Stayer’s Cup in a flying time of 34.57. Barnsley trainer Robert Smith and owner Karla Gordon certainly have a lot too look forward too with this greyhound, as he possesses freakish ability over the sprinting and middle-distance events.
Zinkey and Wild Walter botch notched up their third-straight wins at the track on Friday night, with Zinkey making a successful debut for Branxton trainer Lindsay Davis over 515m and Wild Walter recorded his 10th career win in 29.74 for Sawyers Gully mentor Terry Priest.
Debt Cutter looks to be a promising greyhound for Clarence Town trainer William Davies, after a successful maiden debut, clocking a speedy time of 22.82. Leading all the way from box two, this son of Lochinvar Marlow and Knocka Oz will step out again over 400m in race 12 this Friday afternoon.
Hot Chevy remains undefeated from two starts, after taking out the maiden series final over 400m.
Holding off a strong challenge from Despicable Becky, the Jody Manual-trained chaser began brilliantly from box one, recording a solid time of 23.19.
It was a successful night for Wyee trainer Chrystal Hensing, who scoreda double with Totolo and Lid Pinger.
This Friday will see heats of the Ladbrokes Monthly Medal conducted over 400m for fifth grades, with a generous bonus of $4,600 to next week’s winner, thanks to Ladbrokes.