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Volume 1 Number 46 Friday 18 August 2017
Funding for new facilities at Glenview Park New facilities and a landscaped
community space will be added to the
Glenview Park Racecourse in
The Government has announced a
$263,000 funding package for the
facility which is shared by Traralgon
Greyhound Racing Club (TGRC) and
Latrobe Valley Racing Club (LVRC).
The Member for Eastern Victoria,
Harriet Shing MLC announced the
funding package at Glenview Park on
The upgrades will include the
construction of a new outdoor
entertainment space, including a
children’s playground, shade sails,
lawn area and seating for families.
TGRC manager Steven Clarke said
the two racing clubs were jointly
contributing $50,000 towards the
outdoor entertainment area, which is expected to be finished by the end of October. (GRV Website)
From the Editor’s Desk Victorian Greyhound Weekly
Edition 46 Friday 18 August 2017
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Friday 18 Aug Healesville, Bendigo, Geelong
Saturday 19 Aug The Meadows and Cranbourne
Sunday 20 Aug Sandown (SAP), Healesville,
Monday 21 Aug Ballarat, Traralgon,
Tuesday 22 Aug Geelong, Horsham and Warragul.
Wednesday 23 Aug The Meadows (MEP), Bendigo
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Thursday 24 Aug Sale, Shepparton, Sandown
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Breeding and trainers of last week’s
metropolitan winners. Victoria, NSW,
South Australia and West Australia
Albion Park – Monday 7 August
1. Affliction (Ruff It x Velocity Zoom) G. Mitchell
2. Brittany Talks (Don’t Knocka Him x Paint) C. Suttle
3. Shine Your Light (Outa Credit x Classy Gypsy)
4. Casey Whispers (Lochinvar Marlow x Bralyn
County) G. Clegg
5. Alpha Chaos Magic Sprite x Queen Of Cyprus)
6. Burrum Starsky (Fabregas x Befitting) D. Russell
7. Big Bad Bob (Lochinvar Marlow x Bralyn County)
8. Not Like Tommy (Spring Gun x Mini Pod)
9. Coronary Cloud (Banjo Boy x Three’s A Cloud)
10. Shining Supreme (El Grand Senor x Surin’ Sal)
Angle Park – Monday 7 August 1. Memory Assassin (Collision x Marley’s Memory)
2. 2. Half A Mill (Fernando Bale x Rinoa Bale)
3. Doppelganger (Bit Chili x Gold Vee) B. Rawlings
4. 5. Reelin (Nolen x Gold Vee) G. Brown
5. Canya Sassy (Brett Lee x Motown Girl)
6. Velocity Lilly (Cosmic Chief x Velocity Sheba)
7. Sketchy Gun (Brett Lee x Motown Girl) T. Richards
8. Mclaren Chief (Cosmic Chief x Stevie Mclaren)
9. Dyna Archie (Blue Lorian x Hannie Bale)
10. Lepa Nada (Cape Hawke x Basilka)
The Meadows (MEP) Wednesday 9 August
1. Lektra Stroll (Walk Hard x Lektra Angie) A.Dailly
2. Candy Rose (Djays Octane* x Blue Duck Rose)
3. So Amazing (Bit Chili x Miss Markwell) D. Trewin
4. Boozetown Hound (Fabregas x Penny Banser)
5. John John Lava (Djays Octane x Born On Lava)
6. Mepunga Laser (Bella Infrared* x Mepunga Lana)
7. Kuta's Lad (Collision x Flowering Lily) D. Mowat
8. Cheese Ya Later (Barcia Bale x Body Trim)
9. Meehan Barney (Fabregas x Miss Meehan) R. Shiells
10. Golden Tears (Where's Pedro x Tiz Tears)
11. Acclaim (Cosmic Rumble x Proven Impala)
12. Helen Baxter (Bombastic Shiraz x Kim Baxter)
Angle Park – Wednesday 9 August
1. Rusty Dreams (Barcia Bale x Midnight Movie)
2. Missy Marlow (Lochinvar Marlow x Amity
3. Jolene Marlow (Lochinvar Marlow x Amity
Kinship) A Milligan
4. Fabriental (Fabregas x What Kuda Been) D. Hockley
5. Curly Magic (Magic Sprite x Heaven Knows)
6. Double Indemnity (Set Sail South x Sionara Baby)
7. Dolce Gusto (Kinloch Brae* x Donna Ricca)
8. Doogee (SH Avatar* x Dellbrezie) Lester Harris
9. Mary’s Entity (Fabregas x Girl Aloud) L. Rasmussen
10. Amity Marlow (Lochinvar Marlow x Amity
11. Kensa (Spring Gun x Little Bit Fancy)
12. Mugurza (Fabregas x El Sutro) K. Douglas.
Albion Park – Wednesday 9 August
1. Gold Drift (Glen Gallon x Gunlee Galo) K. Hoggan
2. Indiana Princess (Barcia Bale x Masai Princess)
3. Succatash (Milldean Panther* x Cyntia’s Star)
4. Cometron Flyer (Dyna Tron x Noaki Comet)
5. Kazeko (Collision x Diamondo) D. McGrath
6. Zhichao Lee (Don’t Knocka Him x That’s Emma
Lee) C. Cauchi
7. Regal Hope (Premier Fantasy* x Regal Silver)
8. Ramblin’ Rose (Collision x Magic Maggie)
9. Spring Time Girl (Spring Gun x Just Itchin’) J. Hose
10. Power Of Penny (Cosmic Chief x Sammy Do That)
11. Captain’s Knock (Don’t Knocka Him x Bamquin
Haze) K. Myers
12. Kimahri Ronso (El Grand Senor x Miss Elly Mac)
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Breeding and trainers of last week’s
metropolitan winners Victoria, NSW,
South Australia and West Australia.
Wentworth Park – Wednesday 9 August 1. My Sherona (Barcia Bale x Hanify’s Jewel) J. Scerri
2. On The Trowel (Spring Gun x Stitch Miss)
3. Tahiti Pearl (Glen Gallon x Avondale Duchess)
4. Wild Miss Judy (Magic Sprite x Takeover Teddy)
5. Smoking Road (Barcia Bale x Addison Road) M. Gatt
6. Tobi Tinkler (Swift Fancy x Iona Habit) S. Austen
7. Riley Tokaam (Don’t Knocka Him x Skyela
Tokaam) J. Mackay
8. Who Said That (Collision x Little Mother)
9. Et Cetera (Swift Fancy x Scoozie) P. Sims
10. Shamunska (Cosmic Rumble x Miss Hyperactive)
Cannington – Wednesday 9 August
1. Pokkiri Raja (Collision x Pearl Napoleon)
2. Dave’s Girl (Djays Octane* x Street Level)
3. Beryllium (Bekim Bale x Kim Keeping) W. Choules
4. Playing Up (Barcia Bale x Perfect Pison)
5. Corporate Storm (Dyna Nalin x Saving Bundles)
6. Bundles Galore (Dyna Nalin x Saving Bundles)
7. Knight Striker (Kinloch Brae* x Alotta Fantasy)
8. Trouper Monelli (Fernando Bale x Bingle Monelli)
9. Outa Line (Cosmic Rumble x Rickshaw Rosie)
10. Backpacker Jack (Cosmic Rumble x Serash Bale)
11. Aye Vee Bee (Vee Man Vanex Precious Native)
12. Hurricane Chloe (El Grand Senor x Facinator)
Sandown – Thursday 10 August
1. Dr. Mortikye (Bella Infrared* x Dr. Mindy)
2. Over Indulgence (Jagger Swagger x Oh So Sweet)
3. Rainbow Fury (Nolen x Vicky Blue) C. Hughes
4. One Plus Two (Superman x My Asuncion) A.Powell
5. Moneypenny (Cosmic Chief x Princess Douglas)
6. Aston Dee Bee (Barcia Bale x Aston Elle)
7. Paradiso Lass (My Bo Fabio x Key To Eden)
8. Striker Light (KC And All x Pretty Fancy) B. Bravo
9. 9. Osakalaka (Razldazl George* x Liesel) J. Sharp
10. Roger’s In Town (Surf Lorian x My Kinda Music)
11. Dyna Naitch (Surf Lorian x Crystin Bale) A.Dailly
12. Alpha Aion (Magic Sprite x Queen Of Cyprus)
Albion Park – Thursday 10 August 1. Blue Lemonade (Magic Sprite x Super Surfer)
2. Outside Pass (Head Bound x Tina’s Show) T. Apap
3. Jalapeno (Kiowa Mon Manny* x Brook Lee) T. Apap
4. Jury (Cosmic Chief x Velocity Sheba) T. Brett
5. Opal Nera (Dyna Tron x Black Sambuca) T. Brett
6. Gunnadoo Rev (Shakey Jakey x Cruze) S. Zammit
7. Joe’s Drinking (Don’t Knocka Him x Kingsbrae Sam)
8. Magical Yessam (Magic Sprite x Kiewa Show)
9. My Mate Lenny (Fabregas x Got No Cents) W. Page
10. Angelic Miss (Spring Gun x Stylish Hawk)
11. Cosmo Bill (Cosmic Chief x Regal Silver) W. Elson
Angle Park – Thursday 10 August 1. Harbormaster (Cosmic Chief x Wikena) K. Corby
2. Rip It Ralph (Lochinvar Marlow x Ticket To Mars)
3. Disaaci (Disraeli x Wooloo) J. Quinlivian
4. 4. Pearl Cape (Cape Hawke x Singin’ Larricki)
5. Winsome Summer (Fabregas x Winsome Charlee)
6. Bogie Bekim (Bekim Bale x Bogie Skye)
7. Alpha Alexander (Barcia Bale x Queen Of Cyprus)
8. On Fire (Bekim Bale x Alana Blues) C. Butcher
9. Jacqui Blax (Cape Hawke x Rustic Reeta) J.
10. Hesa Marlow (Lochinvar Marlow x Amity Kinship)
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Breeding and trainers of last week’s
metropolitan winners Victoria, NSW,
South Australia and West Australia.
The Meadows – Saturday 12 August
1. It’s A Plane (Hondo Black x It’s A Blur) W. Vassallo
2. Kumbia Lass (Barcia Bale x Wiradjuri Girl)
3. Sly Shiraz (Oaks Road x Dash Of Shiraz) G. Condon
4. Rockook (Peter Rocket x Raya Riot) K. Hellmuth
5. Up Hill Jill (Premier Fantasy* x Where’s Demonica)
6. Waleonjon (Cosmic Rumble x Come On Luann)
7. Zambora Idol (Nolen x Sheza Pleaser) M. Delbridge
8. Kilty Express (Kilty Lad x Bogie Jewel) R. Drew
9. Maja Mahi Mahi (Spring Gun x April’s Legacy)
10. Sleek Master (Swift Fancy x Lagoon Holly)
11. Beanbag (Walk Hard x Dirty Angel) J. Sharp
12. Royal Intention (Barcia Bale x Uno Lesson) B. Ennis
Wentworth Park – Saturday 12 August
1. Mr. Paddington (Kinloch Brae* x Lovers Tiff) F. Cini
2. Rippin Moi Moi (Magic Sprite x Chevy Princess)
3. Tahalia’s Way (Spring Gun x Miami Gold) J. Dart
4. Big Black (El Grand Senor x Time And Money)
5. Ebby Ripper (SH Avatar* x Ebby Miss) M. Eberand
6. Riley Tokaam (Don’t Knocka Him x Skyela Tokam
7. Better Call Sloy (Cosmic Rumble x Best Percentage)
8. Bekin Street (Bekim Bale x Serisier Street) C. Proctor
9. Where Art Thou (Where’s Pedro x Amnesia)
10. Danisie (El Grand Senor x Kati Oi Oi) C. Proctor
Cannington – Saturday 12 August 1. Gino’s Me Boy (On Coin x Lochinvar Sass)
2. Black Bombshell (Barcia Bale x Tearsabout Tears)
3. Flying Eamonn (Collision x Oshkosh Fayola) J. Dailly
4. Sassy Ginger (Kinloch Brae* x Sassy Guess)
5. Will Keeping (Barcia Bale x Beth Keeping) J. Marsh
6. Ramifications (Barcia Bale x Disco Girl) C. Halse
7. Weedle Monelli (Bekim Bale x Luba Monelli)
8. Max Profit (Fabregas x Belron Chaser) C. White
9. Teddy Monelli (Mogambo x Jackie Bale) D. Hobby
10. Induction (Brett Lee x Starlight Delly) P. Stuart
11. Red Hot Reagan (Dyna Tron x Whispering Ling
12. Thunder Rama (Hallucinate x Bananarama)
Sandown (SAP) – Sunday 13 August 1. Ruby’s Image (Cosmic Rumble x Ruby Ha Ha)
2. Run Rita Run (Bella Infrared* x Sluice) K. Gorman
3. Not Available (Barcia Bale x Lochinvar Vogue)
4. Aston Upton (Collision x Aston Elle) E. Lieshout
5. My Alibi (Kinloch Brae* x Where’s My Dollar)
6. She’s Got Grace (Cosmic Rumble x Free Dream)
7. Brindle Bay (Goodsey x Paua To Excite) G. James
8. Angel Dash (Walk Hard x Dirty Angel) J. Sharp
9. Chantilly Beauty (Bella Infrared* x Sluice) K. Gorman
10. Boycey Road (Nolen x Efogi Road) D. Saunders
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Talking Breeding - Victoria
Talking Breeding with Roger Clark
THIS week’s review of litters from the Victorian Litter
Registrations list for the week ending 26 July, starts with
three litters by outstanding stud prospect, Banjo Boy
(April 2011 Vee Man Vane x Off Springer).
Berwick breeder, Stephen Toner, has the first of
the three litters, which has five dogs and two bitches,
from the well bred, very good city middle distance
performer, Alexis Kelton (March 2013 Farley Blitz* x
Paris Montana), whose dam is by Where’s Pedro x Ivana
(Hotshot x Louisa Wensor).
She is from her dam’s only litter on file, which
included, Darkest Beauty, Fleet Return, He’s Ma Bro,
Paris Bella, Tobias Kelton and Xaviar Kelton, who were
all winners, except Paris Bella, who did not race.
Alexis Kelton raced 38 times, for 11 wins and ten
placings, winning six times over 595 metres at Sandown
(33.89), twice over 650 metres at Sale (37.41) and also
over 595 metres at Traralgon (34.46), 660 metres at
Bendigo (38.14) and 520 metres at Cranbourne (30.40).
Four Frotheys Syndicate, manager, Glen Pask registered
the second Banjo Boy litter, which has two dogs and two
bitches, from the outstanding stayer, Bells Are Ringin
(November 2013 Kinloch Brae* x Absolute Stunna),
whose dam is by Bombastic Shiraz x Regal Blaze (Pure
Octane x Sound Lee).
The Group 1 Sandown Cup winner is from an
outstanding litter, which included, Absolute Silence,
Blazin’ Bomber, Kinloch Stunna, Miss Kadia, Ring The
Bell and Stunning Silence, who won more than 100
races between them.
Bells Are Ringin raced 52 times, for 21 wins and
12 placings, winning four times over 715 metres at
Sandown (41.78), four times over 725 metres at The
Meadows (42.53), three times over 520 metres at
Cranbourne (30.28), where she also won three times
over 699 metres (41.49), twice over 650 metres at Sale
(37.53), twice over 570 metres at Horsham (32.77) and
also over 731 metres at Angle Park (43.44) and 680
metres at Warragul (39.34).
Hoddles Creek breeder, Maria Barber has the final
Banjo Boy litter this week, which has seven dogs, from
another well bred bitch, the proven producer, Flossy
(August 2009 Primo Uno x Instructed First), whose dam
is by Puzzle Prize x Decliro Park ) Head Honcho x
Flossy is from a litter which included Republican,
Stagger Inn, Mario Chief, Stagger, Stagger Uno and
She raced nine times for a win over 460 metres at
Warragul (26.42 and three placings.
She has nine individual winners on file from her
four previous litters, by Bekim Bale, Dyna Tron, El Galo
(including prolific winners Pop Wright and To The
Galos) and Peter Rocket.
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Victorian Litter Registrations
Week Ending 26 July
Sire/Dam Dog Bitch Breeder
Banjo Boy x Alexis Kelton 5 2 S. Toner
Banjo Boy x Bells Are Ringin 2 2 G. Pask
Banjo Boy x Flossy 7 0 M. Barber
Barcia Bale x Bogie Classic 3 2 S. Van Oirschot
Barcia Bale x Dirty Mary 3 2 J. Spizzirri
Barcia Bale x Sugar Lips 3 5 P. McDougall
Chasin Mikado x Benny Bowen 7 1 M. Barber
Kelsos Fusileer* x Rossy 5 1 L. Azzopardi
Kiowa Producer* x Princess 1 4 J. Carr
Stagger x Baysen Babe 5 1 J. Condo
* Import or O/Seas based
Totals 41 20 10 Litters (6.1)
Victoria - continued
Maria’s other litter MARIA BARBER also has a nice litter of eight pups on
the list this week by Chasin Mikado (August 2012
Bekim Bale x Bella Ebony), whose dam is by Big
Daddy Cool x Ashton’s Girl (Galilee* x Elusive
The seven dogs and one bitch, are from the well
bred bitch, Benny Bowen (May 2011 Fear Zafonic* x
Hypo Bella), whose dam is by Black Enforcer x
Hyponui (Just The Best x Hypo Havoc).
She is from a litter of nine named and their dam
also has winners on file from three other litters, by three
international sires, Ahane Lad*, Premier Fantasy* and
WW Apple Jax, with a total of 17 named offspring.
Benny Bowen raced 79 times for 13 wins and 14
placings, winning four times over 400 metres at
Warragul (22.77), three times over 311 metres at
Cranbourne (17.96), twice over 298 metres at Traralgon
(17.08), and also over 440 metres at Sale (23.38), 390
metres at Shepparton (22.50), 400 metres at Geelong
(22.81) and 300 metres at Healesville (17.02).
Unraced Dam LONGWOOD EAST breeder, Luke Azzopardi has a
litter is six pups on the list this week by international
stud success Kelsos Fusileer* (July 2003 Gable Dodge x
The five dogs and one bitch are from the
beautifully bred, unraced bitch, Rossy Emgrand
(November 2013 Barcia Bale x Miata), whose champion
staying dam, now successful producer, is by Bombastic
Shiraz x Winsome Bluebird (Lansley Bale x Winsome
She is from a litter of five named, which included
Billy Emgrand, Gold Dingo, Mackata and Miata Gold,
who have all won races.
Miata has since whelped a litter by Turanza Bale,
born October 2014, which produced Catch A Diamond,
Duravis, Found A Diamond, Kay Are Emm, Shift
Pattern and Short Shift, with all but two winning to date.
Stagger litter FOLLOWING on from the earlier, Banjo Boy x Flossy,
litter, Stagger (August 2009 Primo Uno x Instructed
First) has a litter of six pups on the list this week.
Registered by Pyramid Hill breeder, Judith Condo,
the five dogs and one bitch are from the very well bred,
lightly raced bitch, Baysen Babe (December 2011
Collision x Miss Primadonna), whose dam is by
Hallucinate x Prize Princess (Solve The Puzzle x
She is from her dam’s only litter, of nine named, which
included Big Boy Tige, Black Beach Girl, Go Polly Go,
Macgallen, Out Of Sight, Sheza Survivor, Sir Albert and
On the track she only raced twice, for one placing,
over 350 metres at Goulburn in October 2013.
She has five named offspring on file, whelped in
February 2015, by Fancy Dean.
Three Barcia Bale litters PLENTY of variety in the breeding of the dams
responsible for the three litters on this week’s by
Australia’s leading sire, Barcia Bale (March 2010 Go
Wild Teddy x Princess Bale).
Devon Meadows breeder, Steven Van Oirschot
has the first of the three litters, which has three dogs and
two bitches, from the very well bred bitch, Bogie
Classic (January 2012 High Earner x Bogie Gem),
whose dam is by Bombastic Shiraz x Bogie Leigh (Just
The Best x Hypo Havoc).
Three dogs and two bitches in the second Barcia
Bale litter, registered by Donvale breeder, John Spizziri,
from the well bred bitch, Dirty Mary (January 2011
Diffuser x Ashom’s Girl), whose dam is by Ashom Bale
x Sister Pip (Billy Ninjang x Blue Dazzle).
Peter McDougall from Ouyen has the final Barcia
Bale litter, which has three dogs and five bitches, from
the beautifully bred bitch, Sugar Lips (February 2012
Velocette x Miss Someone), whose dam is by Brett Lee
x Casey’s Angel (Spiral Nikita* x Leprechaun Yap).
Kiowa Producer litter DEVON MEADOWS breeder John Carr, has the final
litter on this week’s Victorian list.
The litter consists of one dog and four bitches, by
US import, Kiowa Producer (April 2011Dragon Fire x
Kay V Sweet Kay), who has the Australian bloodlines
from Dragon Fire’s sire Brett Lee.
These well bred youngsters are from the nicely
bred bitch Princess Gemini (October 2011 Nitro Burst x
Wind Fire), whose dam is by Path To Power x Misty
Magee (Ginger Magee x Fire Agent.
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New South Wales
Infrared* litter THIS week’s review of litters selected from the NSW
Whelping Report for the week ending 7 April, begins
with a nice litter of eleven pups by international stud
success, Bella Infrared* (July 2009 Kiowa Mon Manny
x Bella Ionic).
Registered by Murray Bridge breeder, Gregory
Board, the five dogs and six bitches are from the well
bred bitch, Over Here (April 2013 Don’t Knocka Him x
Where Are You), whose dam is by Hallucinate x
Duel’s Me Mum (Reggemite x Duel).
She is from a litter of four named, which included
Knocker, More For You and Sure You Can, all
winners, with their dam also producing some very good
winners from her other litters, by Elite And Classy
(twice), Lochinvar Marlow and Outa Credit.
On the track she raced 22 times, for ten wins and
six placings, winning five times over 431 metres at
Ipswich (24.77) and five times over 520 metres at
Albion Park (29.84). She has one previous litter on file,
with three dogs and one bitch, whelped in June 2016,
by Spring Gun.
Black Bear Lee
Paua Of Love
Won 2015 Group 3
2015 Group 3 Xmas Gift, 2016 Group 2 Bulli Gold
Cup, finished second in the 2015 Group 1 Vic Peters,
2016 Group 3 Ambrosoli and was a finalist in the 2016
Group 1 Megastar, with a PB at Wentworth Park of
CASTLEREAGH breeder Danielle Matic has a nice
litter of twelve pups on the list this week by the
beautifully bred, under - rated stud prospect, Black
The six dogs and six bitches, are from the very
well bred bitch, Windswept (May 2012 Hurricane Luke
x September Blue), whose dam is by Big Daddy Cool x
Zilla (Fortified Rush* x Tammy Lezah).
She is from a litter of seven named, which
included Blue Skies, Bugatti Thunder, Hurricane
Bomb, Hurricane Sloy, Loo Loo Blue, and Montana
Lee, with their dam also having winners on file from
her only other litter, whelped in January 2014, by
On the track she raced 70 times, for the handy
record of 16 wins and 24 placings, winning seven times
over 350 metres at Goulburn (19.81), four times over
400 metres at Bulli (22.54), where she also won over
472 metres (26.52), twice over 365 metres at Nowra
(20.60) and twice over 280 metres at Wentworth Park
Black Magic Opal litter KANWAL breeder, Kade Jarvis has a nice litter of nine
pups on the list this week, by Black Magic Opal (May
2011 Magic Sprite x Awesome Opal).
The four dogs and five bitches are from the well
bred bitch, Sreaming El (April 2012 El Galo x
Screaming Kidz), whose dam is by Bright Ebony x
Ardfire Lass (Royal Assassin x Ardfire).
She is from a handy litter of eight named which
included Alan’s Kidz, El Galo Girl, Largo Lady,
Mark’s Baby Girl, Mum’s Secret, Remember Ross and
On the track, she raced 30 times, for five wins
and five placings, winning twice over 429 metres at
Muswellbrook (24.87), twice over 400 metres at The
Gardens (22.90) and also over 515 metres at Gosford
NSW Whelping Report
Week Ending 7 April
Bella Infrared* x Over Here 5 6 G. Board
Black Bear Lee x Windswept 6 6 D. Matic
Black Magic Opal x Screaming El 4 5 K. Jarvis
Buck Fever x Sheza Sonnet 3 4 D. Winters
Dyna Double One x Sven’s Cruiser 1 1 K. Mcauley
Dyna Steal x Dutchess Mogambo 4 1 R to R Syndicate
El Grand Senor x Asteroid Miss 1 7 D. Eveleigh
Fear Zafonic* x Veetee Destroyer 3 4 A. Verhagen
Jagger Swagger x Orara Ell 4 6 G. Geary
Let It Develop x Naawy Naawy 2 3 P. Spiteri
Surf Lorian x Sheba’s Image 0 3 D. Eveleigh
* Import or O/Seas based sire
Totals 26 14 6 litters (Ave 6.7)
Talking Breeding - NSW
Talking Breeding - NSW Continued
Buck Fever litter RUSHFORTH breeder Debbie Winters has a litter of
seven pups on the list this week by the under-rated sire,
Buck Fever (December 2009 Brett Lee x Kiacatoo
The three dogs and four bitches are from the very
well bred bitch, Sheza Sonnet (May 2011 Fear
Zafonic* x Sonnet’s Grace), whose dam is by Brett Lee
x Blue Sonnet (Silver Chisel x Lyn Osti).
She is from a litter of five named, which included
Didn’t No, Fearless Foe, Show No Fear and Sonnet’s
Special, with their dam having eight other named
offspring on file, from three litters, by Black Enforcer,
Oaks Road and Spring Gun.
Sheza Sonnet raced 55 times for eight wins and
20 placings, winning four times over 480 metres at
Grafton (27.60), where she also won over 407 metres
(23.14), and also won twice over 520 metres at
SINGLETON breeder Daniel Eveleigh has two litters
on the list this week, with eight pups in the first litter,
by very Melbourne Cup winner, now successful sire, El
Grand Senor (April 2008 Where’s Pedro x Elgrando
The one dog and seven bitches, are from the well
bred bitch, Asteroid Miss (December 2012 Cosmic
Rumble x Sheba), whose dam is by Bond x Wee
Dream (Barneys Alarm* x Kalyara Dream).
She is from a handy litter of eight named, which
included Contact Details, Don’t Tell, Little Asteroid,
New Frontier, Sheba’s Drive, Sheba’s Image and Sheds
A Shakin’, with their dam having winners from her
only other litter on file, whelped in November 2014, by
On the track she raced 40 times for seven wins
and ten placings, winning four times over 520 metres at
Muswellbrook (32.45), twice over 720 metres at
Wentworth Park (42.54) and also over 530 metres at
Potts Park (30.25).
Jagger Swagger Litter
Jagger Swagger won the 2013 Group 1 National Derby
(Gardens 29.66), 2013 Group 2 Richmond Derby
(30.35) and 2013 Bulli Gold Cup 26.01 and was a
finalist in the 2013 Group 2 Queensland Derby
recording some sizzling PB times, Appin 20.90, Bulli
26.07, 22.41, Maitland 25.14, Wentworth Park 29.56,
29.82; Richmond 30.35, Gardens 29.47 and Albion
JUNCTION HILL breeder, Garry Geary has a nice
litter of ten pups on the list this week, by another under
-rated sire, Jagger Swagger.
The four dogs and six bitches are from the very
well bred bitch, Urara Ell (March 2012 Bond x Sweet
Elite), whose dam is by New Tears x Fiery Comet
(Reuben Gray x Supreme Agnes), and worth noting
Supreme Agnes is by Waverly Supreme* x Agnes Girl.
She is from her dam’s second Bond litter, and she
also produced winners from an April 2010 litter by
Orara Ell raced 20 times for five wins and four
placings, winning three times over 365 metres at
Armidale (21.08) and twice over 407 metres at Grafton
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El Grand Senor in action.
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Accell Therapy is gaining
popularity in greyhound
recovery and performance,
however many people do not
realise the benefits of utilising
this therapy with their
Firstly though, a little bit of information maybe
beneficial in explaining how the therapy works and the
benefits in using it with your breeding stock.Accell
therapy is Australian owned and Australian made by CT
Healthcare in Brisbane. It has a long history in human
therapy spanning over 67 years. The therapy is used
extensively in the older generations of our population
for joint mobility, muscle issues and circulation
problems.It is also widely used by major sporting clubs,
Australian army, Australian Institute of sport and many
more.This therapy has been tested and registered by the
TGA as a Class 2a medical device.
The benefits of this therapy include improving
circulation and lymphatic drainage, relaxing muscles
and improving nerve muscle communication, and
Enhancing joint mobility and enabling a natural
This cycling vibration therapy travels very gently and
very deeply through 4 feet of bone and 2 to 3 feet of
tissue. This enables a very deeply penetrative benefit to
all cells through muscles and joints to receive these
This creates momentum in the bloodflow which does
not peak until approximately 5 to 8 hours post treatment,
giving ongoing benefits well after the therapy session
has been completed. Once it has peaked, the benefits
will slowly drop back over the following 24 to 48 hours
so regular daily sessions are most beneficial.
There are many benefits in relation to breeding
that can be gained from using AccellTherapy.
When a bitch is cycling the benefits of increasing
the circulation and lymphatic drainage enhance the
natural efficiency of all systems in the body and thereby
improving hormone levels and regularity in cycling and
all facets of the reproductive system function. We have
found that many bitches that are proving difficult
becoming pregnant, suddenly become more balanced
and able to be impregnated.
And additional benefit that is derived from the
body working more efficiently and having higher levels
of oxygen and nutrients supply through greater blood
flow, is the health and well-being of the beach during
the pregnancy term. Her ability to feed the foetus during
the pregnancy is greatly improved her to her higher
levels of health and well-being, making the gestation
much more supported by her body. These benefits flow
through to the quality of the milk the bitch produces, to
feed after whelping.
Anxiety can be an issue leading up to whelping
and the Tranquillsage setting on the therapy can be very
calming at this time. It lowers the alpha rhythms in the
brain to resting levels, thereby calming the bitch
In the event of an Cesarean section being
necessary, Accell therapy can be used to generate faster
recovery times for the bitch and improve internal
circulation and thereby internal warmth of the pups.
This reduces the reliance upon heat mats for pups.The
Tranquillsage setting can also be used for the ongoing
recovery of the bitch whilst feeding to keep her calm
and relaxed during this time. We all know how much
benefit a calm mother is for raising young.
However, it's not all about the girls. You can look
after your dog using Accell also
The same benefits from improving circulation and
lymphatic drainage, flows through to sperm motility and
quality from enhanced health and well-being and
improved nutrients and oxygen levels.
Any muscle soreness or back issues that the dog
makes experience during mating can be alleviated and
recovered using the therapy to best effect
There is a wonderful opportunity to improve the
overall quality of your breeding program using this
Australian made therapy and dogs can be treated using
a therapy mat without needing to sit with each animal
during treatment. Due to the depth of therapy
penetration through 4 feet of bone and 2 feet of tissue,
simply placing a crate on top of the mat will allow
transmission of the therapy through this structure to the
dog. It works a bit like a conductor. This lets you get on
with your jobs while your dog is receiving premium
care. It also protects your medical equipment from a
chewer or any damage.
I offer free consultations to discuss
your specific needs so please do not
hesitate to contact me for an
Leanne Masters-Accell Therapy
National Development Manager
0408 128 325
0408 128 325 Email: [email protected]
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Benalla Coursing Club
President: Andrew Scott
E: [email protected] M: 0400 077 617
Vice President: John Carr M: 0439 115 190
Secretary/Treasurer: Murray Hehir
Contact details E: [email protected] Mob: 0417
Trialling: Contact Murray Hehir for all information on
Track Distance: Approx. 340 metres.
Facilities: The Grandstand gives a commanding view
over proceedings and the bar is open. Great food is
prepared and served by the ladies of the club in the
takeaway food bar. Parking is available inside or outside
the race course.
Accomodation: There are many motels within driving
distance to the track.
Lang Lang Coursing Club
Location: McDonalds Track, Lang Lang.
Directions: Travelling South East along South
Gippsland Hwy, (from Melb) turn left at Shell Service
Station, continue along McDonalds Track passing over
the Railway Crossing, then turn left and take the left
President: John Clay Mob: 0419 559 738
Vice President: Dylan Edgar
Secretary/Treasurer: Sue Jolly
Email: [email protected]
Committee Members: Norm Adderley, Steven
Belsham, Steve Thomas, Michael Calstrom, Colin
Trialling: Lang Lang (Drag Lure). ** PLEASE NOTE
- No walk up trials !!!!
Booked trials ONLY from 9.00 am till 10.00 am every
To book your trials please call 0468 587 533 between
10am–5pm every Friday.
Longwood Coursing Club
Trials every Sunday morning from 8.30 - 10am last
ticket sold and Tuesdays by appointment with Gary
Robinson 0439 981 270.
Julie Stefanos, Secretary Phone/Fax: 5798 5257
National Coursing Association of Victoria Inc.
Secretary: Ms Sue Delaney (Melton GRC)
Phone: 03 9740 0444 Mobile: 0425 737 418
Emails: [email protected]
Postal Address: 6 Mark Court, DIGGERS REST 3427
President: Mr Peter Craig (Lang Lang Coursing
Club) T: 0418 399 911
Vice President: Mr Geoff Villinger (VCC) T: 0417 524
Treasurer: Ms Heather Villinger (Longwood Coursing
Other Executive members are:
Bernie Ryan (Werribee CC); Tony Smith (Werribee
CC); Murray Hehir (Benalla PCC); John Clay (Lang
Lang CC), John Barsby (Werribee CC); John McFarlane
(Melton GRC); Garry Robinson (Longwood CC);
Carolyn Mills (Benalla PCC).
Life Members of the National Coursing Assoc. of Vic.
Mr K Callaghan; Mr S Cleghorn; Mr P Craig; Mr G
Fitzpatrick; Mr A Grimmond; Mr J Harris; Mr D
Hinks; Mr J Maple; Mrs M Mills; Mr T Mills; Mr T
Smith; Mr J Van Echteld; Mr G Villinger; Ms H
Mr P Lambert (dec.); Mrs W Pearl (dec.); Mr N Ryan
(dec.) Mr R Adams (dec.)
South Australian News
SA coursing dates for the remainder of the season
9 and 23 July, 13 and 27 August and 10 September.
Please note that the Oaks, Derby and Waterloo Cup
(13 and 27 August) are 16 dog events – 8-dog
preludes will be run the meeting prior to these time
honoured prestigious events to provide dogs with an
extra course in preparation for 4 runs in these
Email : [email protected]
Phone : 0417 878 511
(NOTE : No message bank)
Home (08) 8520 2347 (has message capability)
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INTRODUCING AT STUD One of the fastest greyhounds ever to race in this country
“The undisputed king of Angle Park”
Hugely in-bred race dogs almost always make the very best stud dogs….
This is how champion sires, Brett Lee, Temlee, Head Honcho, Bombastic Shiraz, Collision , Surf Lorian
and Where’s Pedro are bred. Worm Burner is line bred 4x4 to litter sisters
Sobbing Sal and Hot Show Deb.
He won the 2016 Group 1 National Sprint Championship, 2015 Group 3 Brian Johnstone Memorial
and the 2017 S.A Sprint Championship.
He finished second in the 2016 Group 1 Adelaide Cup, third in the 2016 S.A Sprint Championship and
the 2016 Group 1 Melbourne Cup and was a finalist in the Group 1 Topgun, Group 2 Shootout and the
2017 Group 1 Temlee.
He has won an amazing 37 races over 515 metres at Angle Park, with fastest winning times, 29.17, 29.25,
29.30, 30.31 and 29.35, and six races over 515 metres at Sandown 29.16, 29.18, 29.22, 29.30, 29.44 and 29.86.
ONLY CHAMPIONS RUN OUTSTANDING TIMES LIKE THAT CONSISTENTLY
26 Dec, 2013
Brett Lee Gun Law Osti
Primo Uno Black Shiraz
No Intent Head Honcho
Hot Show Deb
Awesome Assassin Proven Mystique Proven Misty
Stud Fee $1,250
For bookings contact Cameron or Yvonne or 0427 471 227
Won 13 races in a row at Angle Park
Ran 29.50 or better
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Adelaide Show coming up It's that time of the year again! The Royal Adelaide Show is coming up and GAP SA will once again bring our
award-winning stand along!
To make this year another success, we need volunteers to bring their greyhounds along to provide hugs and
cuddles to all the visitors. Times and days are on the artwork and if any suit just give us a call on 8243 7124
and book yourself a spot. Please note there are lots of people at the Show so if you're greyhound is shy or
nervous with crowds it may not suit this promotion.
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Do you live in Mount Gambier?
We are looking for volunteers to hold
a lead as part of our walking group.
These dogs are waiting to enter the
GAP SA program and as part of their
socialisation we take them on a leg
stretch with other like minded people.
Fancy holding a lead?
Next walking group scheduled for
Tuesday 26 September.
Send us your
dogs in the
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Greyhounds in the home
Greyhound Weekly is a proud supporter of the Greyhound Adoption Program
BRED TO WIN Our weekly selection of
greyhounds to follow, based on
their breeding and recent
Fawn Dog, November 2015, Radley Bale x Karise’s
Voice, trained at Brookfield by Tess Galea, for Jeff
Raced twice now over 515 metres at Sandown
(SAP) for a first up seventh, beaten 15.9 lengths from
box four, then 4.83 lengths third, from box seven, on 13
August, in the race won by Ruby’s Image (30.13).
Looks a likely type and based on that second run
he won’t be long recording his first win.
Black bitch, January 2015, Talk’s Cheap x Nitriss
Neveelk), raced and trained at Hazelwood North by
Lightly raced with just four starts for three
Three straight placings over 520 metres Sale and
525 metres at Traralgon, then fourth over 515 metres
Sandown (SAP), on 13 August, from box six, beaten 11
lengths in the race won by Run Rita Run (30.04) after
Big ask for inexperienced greyhounds to get
across from the outside over 515 metres at Sandown and
she will be better for that experience.
Black Bitch, April 2015 Trewly Special x Scarlet Maid,
raced and trained at Devon Meadows by Steven Van
Raced 14 times now for one win and five
placings, winning over 515 metres at Sandown (SAP) in
30.01, back in May.
Unplaced in four runs, Cranbourne Sandown and
Warragul before last start third, beaten 9.8 lengths over
515 metres at Sandown (SAP) on 13 August.
Came from box four and had no luck on that
occasion and worth noting the winner, Not Available,
won by 7.9 lengths, and ran 29.40.
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Honcho Classic (Head Honcho x Sure Lass)
Any Time Soon (Staplers Jo x Toss Spirit)
52 Starts 14 wins 23 placings
Won 2009 Group 1 Belfred Stakes, and 2008 Group 3
Kasco Stakes, with placings at Group level.
Outstanding winning percentage as a sire.
$700 Frozen, Bendigo or Sandown
Contact Richard 0400 578 533
Letters to the Editor are always welcome.
Letters can be on any subject, we would love to
hear your views
Name and contact details must be supplied with
all letters, whether for publication or not
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Athos Black Dog Dec 2011 35kgs
Windy Millar* (Honcho Classic
x Any Time Soon) a Alanis Lane (Primo Uno
x Daishi Bale)
95 starts, 15 wins, 14 seconds, 11 thirds
Won 425 to 600 metres
As close as you can get to Turanza Bale on
the dam side.
$500 or FREE service (at cost) to city
winning or proven bitches by Mogambo,
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Bred to Win
Letters to the editor
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THE MYSTERY OF BREEDING DOWNTURNS
The curious thing about greyhound breeding is that almost
everybody has got the numbers wrong. They may be
influenced by quickie comments on blogs, rather than by
national trends which is really the only place to go.
At the moment, the latest national figures are for
2015, which is pretty tardy. Only Victorian information is
shown for 2016 on the Greyhounds Australasia website.
What we do know is that there has been a national
trend downwards for the last decade – not huge but steady. It
is reflected in both litters registered and names allocated.
Such a long term change can be attributed mainly to
However, today’s gloomy predictions may well be
right if Victoria is any guide. The state’s 634 litters in 2016
represent the lowest in recent history. For pups named
(3,719), ten of the last fourteen years have been busier.
Even so, in both 2015 and 2016, Victoria had over
100,000 starters in more than 13,000 races, an average of 7.5
per race. But 2017 is not promising. Just last week, 64 races
did not manage a full field, including a whopping 28 at the
four metro meetings. Other states have similar problems. So
nominations are not matching the supply of races and
scratchings are alarmingly high.
That’s a concern for two reasons. First, small fields
affect betting turnover, thereby reducing eventual income
for state administrations. Secondly, it poses questions about
the handling of what is arguably the industry’s biggest
problem – providing outlets for the maximum number of
dogs and so reducing the need for euthanasia. Why are
more dogs not racing when space is available?
What to do?
No doubt there has been furious activity in looking for new
homes for retired dogs. That’s good and it warrants pushing,
but it is not going to have a huge impact on overall numbers.
Neither will the other theoretical solution – fixing
alleged “over-breeding”. Apart from the fact that it is a myth
which has been promoted by official reviewers and also by
some state administrators (all without properly studying the
subject), any mandated or voluntary reductions would have
only a modest effect on the euthanasia question. Significant
numbers would still remain.
And more promotion of low class racing – Tier 3,
Class C, “Country”, etc. – is not going to accommodate dogs
which refuse to chase or are very slow.
The industry is between a rock and hard place because
it has never established its right to dispose of unrequired
dogs, despite state laws allowing it. Strangely, the
community does not have a problem with the disposal of
other dog breeds, horses, cats or whatever. That occurs
routinely at the RSPCA, council pounds, abattoirs, puppy
farms or in the local creek.
At the extreme end, a few people believe dogs – or at
least greyhounds – should get the same treatment as humans.
Well, we understand the principle but how far can you go?
Indeed, one respondent to the Victorian Agriculture
Department’s proposals indicated he was being asked to
provide his dogs with better facilities than his children
That situation will not be altered in the short term as
anti-racing types have got hold of it and will keep wringing
its neck, so to speak.
Reversing the trend demands sophisticated public
relations efforts and quite a lot of money over several years,
preferably on a coordinated national basis. Unfortunately, it
comes at a time when finances are at risk as governments
impose tighter, more costly and probably unnecessary
regulations. It’s Catch 22.
Only one other solution offers any potential, and it has
two arms: the product – ie the quality of the average race –
has to be improved, and a massive marketing effort mounted
to educate new or existing customers. We must earn more
money per race even if, or when, race numbers are reduced.
Only then could the industry fund more stringent regulations
and cater better for unrequired stock.
The do nothing option could see the industry fade
away. Everyone from trainers to bureaucrats would lose
their jobs while thousands of willing racers would have no
purpose in life. A by-product is that it also risks the future of
The immediate task will be to watch what happens in
NSW as new rules bite, more people are put on the state
payroll, costs go up and the authority is run by Morris
Iemma, a good bloke but with no experience running a big
business. Sorry to be so negative, but all those factors
suggest the local industry in NSW is on a slippery slope –
perhaps as then-Premier Baird intended.
Innovative reforms are needed but the inclination to
bring them about is not visible. Particularly when the new
Racing Minister’s record shows he voted in favour of the
Baird-Grant ban on racing. Its later reversal had nothing to
do with the worth of the industry – only with political costs.
Or, as economist Henry Ergas pointed out in The
Australian (12 Aug) when talking about rising electricity
prices, “Fiddling at the edges cannot undo this mess. Rather,
what is needed is a drastic change in course. And there is no
mystery about the steps that should be taken”.
Victorian Greyhound Weekly approached GRV, CEO,
Alan Clayton for a comment on this letter, but has not
received a reply at this time.
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If you have a Nostalgia contribution
This week we continue our look back at Victoria’s leading metropolitan sires over the past 40 years,
with the 2012 Victorian Metropolitan Sires List.
Rhonda Remembers New South Wales
in 2009 as a owner
and racing them.
Rhonda regularly contributes photos from her collection at:
GREYHOUND RACING AUSTRALIA - HISTORY &
E A R L Y E D U C A T I O N $85
Prevention is better than cure, right?
With breeding numbers down by around 60%, and an estimated 30
-40% of pups not being named, I would like to start a new service
- early education.
I'd like to see this become my main, if not only service. I feel it's a
critical step our industry has neglected for too long, and with the
poor percentages above, its important we become more efficient
with what we breed.
I'll provide details in a day or so, but basically this program is for
3-9 month old pups, with a minimum of 12 weeks to gain real
benefit from the intense one-on-one education. But longer the
There will be 6 stages of which your pup will go through, all
designed to ensure your greyhound is a well-rounded, forward,
confident and keen chaser, with his/her prey-drive fully unlocked!
They'll still get all the standard rearing, but will also get exposed
to the kennel life as well as lots of bullring, box and drag lure
For older pups, at stages 4, 5, and 6, your hound will be a junior
race dog, they'll even compete against another pup behind the drag
and on the clock, so that'll be great for syndications to keep clients
With early and consistent positive reinforcement, I can safely and
confidently offer a full refund on the extra service if (IF) your pup
doesn't break-in. That's $15 per week refund, even if you use the
full 40 weeks, or minimum 12 weeks. (*conditions apply).
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All of the works of Robert McKinnon a.k.a Maddog McDermutt, including his latest
are available online at
Then reference Robert McKinnon
Next week will have a special feature
From Robert McKinnon.
The entire first chapter of – Stubs Feral
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1923 Waterloo Cup. With all roads leading to Longwood in just over a
week’s time for the 2017 Waterloo Cup, GRV’s
Andrew Copley looks back on the 1923 Waterloo
1923 Waterloo Cup – one for the ages Andrew Copley, GRV
One of the most prestigious pieces of silverware in
Victoria’s greyhound racing history – the 1923
Waterloo Cup – has been generously donated to
Greyhound Racing Victoria by Ross Dickie.
The 1923 Waterloo Cup was held at Geelong and won
by Unie (Achieved – Una Verse), a brindle and white
greyhound trained by Ross’ grandfather, the late
Charles Dickie, of Bacchus Marsh. Unie’s half sister,
Vanity Verse, which was trained by Dr W. A. Stewart,
was the runner-up, however, the greyhound was
withdrawn from the final course because of injury,
leaving Unie the winner.
Ross, 79, supplied an extract of a newspaper article
reporting on the 1923 Waterloo Cup:
‘In beautiful weather, the greatest coursing event yet
recorded in the history of the sport in Australasia was
brought to a conclusion today before the largest
attendance of visitors that has ever been seen at a
coursing meeting. The two special trains from
Melbourne were well patronised, and many interstate
visitors were present, thus indicating that the Waterloo
Cup of 1923 has created the greatest interest in all parts
of Australia. This season the National Coursing Club
decided to increase the entry fee from £6/6/ to £10/10/,
and many thought the change would bring failure to the
historic event. However, there was an unprecedented
rush for nominations and about 140 applications were
received two months before the closing date. The
National Coursing Club called a meeting to alter the
conditions of the Waterloo Cup of 1923 to extend the
limit of entries from 64 dogs to 128 dogs. It was agreed
the winner would receive £1,000. Reports indicated that
betting on the result was prolific.’
Ross Dickie, grandson of the late Charles Dickie, with
the 1923 Waterloo Cup.
The late Charles Dickie (centre) with family members
at his home in Bacchus Marsh in 1920. The greyhound
on his right is Una Verse, the dam of Unie.
1923 Waterloo Cup Winner - Unie
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