Dyna Villa continued his claim as Australia’s most decorated greyhound sprinter with a win in the Group 2 Queensland Derby (520m) on Thursday night at Albion Park in 29.70sec.
Winner of the Group 1 TAB Melbourne Cup and Group 1 Paws of Thunder, the Victorian greyhound notched his 22nd win from 41 starts and took his prize money earnings above $700,000. Replay
Meanwhile, what was built up as a showdown between Victorian staying giants Space Star (pictured) and Sweet It Is turned out to be a one-act affair in Saturday night’s Group 3 Gold Cup (720m) at Wentworth Park.
Space Star won by 10 lengths, in what was his 10th win from his past 11 starts, and the $25,000 first prize took his career earnings up to $445,000 while Sweet It Is wound up in fourth place. Replay
Watch: Dyna Villa (2) wins the Group 2 Queensland Derby in 29.70sec. Full Results