Melbourne Cup finalist Shifty Sticka was the fastest of the 12 Silver Chief heat
winners on Saturday night. Pic Clint Anderson.
SERIES MOVES INTO SEMI-FINAL MODE
Youngsters Allen Deed and Shifty Sticka look the greyhounds to beat in the $145,000 Group 1 Silver Chief series after outstanding heat victories at The Meadows last night.
Shifty Sticka, a chaser who has missed a place just once in his 23-start career (fifth in G1 Melbourne Cup), set the time standard on Saturday night with a brilliant 5.08, 17.69 and 29.85 win – seven lengths clear of his nearest rival.
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The son of Premier Fantasy and Irish Malt has broken the 30-second barrier in both of his wins at The Meadows, and will go into next week