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Weekend wrap: Blue Moon Rising, Jesaulenko impress

NSW stayer Blue Moon Rising claimed the Group 3 Gold Cup (720m) at Wentworth Park on Saturday night.

Winner of the Group 1 Fanta Bale Super Stayers (725m) at The Meadows on Australian Cup night, the John Finn-bred and trained greyhound continues to enhance his reputation as one of Australia’s premier stayers.

The son of Fernando Bale and Chica Destacada won by four lengths over litter sister Poco Dorado, followed by Little Digger.

Boom Down (Steve White), the only Victorian in the final, came from last to run fourth after exiting box one.

WATCH: Blue Moon Rising (3) wins the Gold Cup at Wentworth Park.

Meanwhile, at Sale on Sunday, veteran sprinter Jesaulenko (pictured) showed he is still a force to be reckoned with when defeating Black Opium in a race built up as the old versus new.

WATCH: Jesaulenko (8) defeats Black Opium (2) in a thriller at Sale.

Andrew Copley
About Andrew Copley - Racing Communication Manager at Greyhound Racing Victoria with 20 years of experience working as a greyhound racing reporter with National Greyhound Form newspaper and GRV. Adopter of celebrity greyhound, Fred Basset.
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