Sometimes a greyhound comes alongside that units tongues wagging about being the subsequent large factor.
That canine in NSW proper now’s a teen known as Like Wildfire, and he’s burning up the racetrack.
Proprietor-trainer Michael Ivers rapidly declared Like Wildfire the quickest canine he has ever had, not a nasty accolade when you think about he as soon as owned Twister Tears and House Star, two superstars of the racetrack.
Twister Tears gained 35 of 69 races and because of this earned $988,000 whereas House Star gained 25 of his 39 begins and amassed greater than $450,000 in prize cash.
Like Wildfire has now gained all 4 of his begins by a mixed margin of 29 lengths, the most recent win approaching Tuesday Could 23 when he shattered the Gosford 603m monitor document with a 33.96s efficiency, slashing 0.25s off the outdated mark which had stood for greater than 4 years.
Ivers has no issues about Like Wildfire working a robust 720m in time, however has no plans to hurry the younger canine.
It was formally opened again in late March however after testing and a few ending touches, the upgraded trial monitor at Thirlmere was opened for enterprise on Could 21.
Substantial upgrades have been undertaken at Thirlmere’s monitor.
These have included the set up of a brand new cable lure rail, cable system and lure, timing system, irrigation system, an entire monitor remediation and resurfacing, electrical works and the set up of latest perimeter fencing and padding.
In all, round $600,000 was spent on the improve, and the suggestions from these trialling was that the power is great.
Works are nearing completion on one other trial monitor, this one at Cessnock with members within the Hunter Valley anticipated to have entry to the venue very quickly.
Among the many works at Cessnock are the set up of latest beginning containers and mats, an improve to the catching pen, a brand new lure rail, and the renovation of the monitor floor.
It could not have the stature of a few of the large function occasions on the GRNSW calendar, however the Canterbury Bankstown Metropolis Cup is a favorite with members as a result of it’s at all times nicely patronised, and that was once more the case this 12 months.
The 2023 Canterbury Bankstown Metropolis Cup was held at Potts Park at Yagoona in Sydney on Could 20.
The Cup and $10,000 prizemoney was gained by John Grief’s From The Space who scored by slightly below a size from Matthew Dawson’s Bell Toller.
Grief additionally collected an additional $1,000 with Anjo Twister ending third.
A big crowd attended the enjoyable household day on the southwest Sydney racetrack.
This text was produced as a part of an ACM partnership with Greyhound Racing NSW.