England Test cricketer Darren Pattinson had success at Shepparton on Monday when his dog Hard Urned Burst brought up his seventh win.GREGOR MACTAGGART August 6, 2014 3:05am
England Test cricketer turned greyhound trainer Darren Pattinson tasted Shepparton success with emerging star Hard Urned Burst on Monday night.
Pattinson, the brother of Aussie quick James and one-time England seamer, turned his hand to greyhound training last year and continues to create an impression from his Pearcedale base, thanks in part to the speedy son of Knocka Norris.
Hard Urned Burst registered his seventh win from 13 starts with a powerful victory in The News Mixed Grade 4/5 (390
The odds-on favourite was not the best away from the boxes, but gathered momentum to sit outside the lead coming into the home turn before powering away in the straight to score in a solid time of 22.28
His victory was among a number of highlights on a bumper 12-race program at Kialla, with Goulburn Valley-based trainers tasting success.
Tallygaroopna trainers Theo and Sean Van Taarling each landed a victory on the card.
Stylish Fantasy scored his second win from seven starts with a tight success in the John Henderson Grade 5 (390
Numurkah trainer Michael Fothergill was smiling after Tronathon broke his maiden status at start three and Ucem made a winning debut for Redcastle-based Pia Triaca in an impressive 22.40
The Longwood flash Roo Dee, trained by Scott Stefanos, produced a boilover when she edged out $1.40 favourite Dyna Lemmy in the Doug Eddy Grade 5 (450
Visiting trainers to taste success on the night included Michelle Mallia-Magri (Elite Devil), Steve Collins (Radinka Bale) and Walter Methven (Mohinga Max).
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