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  • Saturday, 10 Jun, 2023,
  • by Trent Langskaill

Douglas eyeing Diamonds

Baby Jaycee has the opportunity to add a Sportsbet Pink Diamond Rookie Sprinter crown to her glittering resume at Warragul on Friday night after taking out the third heat at Bendigo on Friday afternoon.

The Group 1 Sapphire Crown (515m) champion prepared by Bob Douglas held off a determined Navarino in 27.888 seconds over the 500-metre trip to record her fifth successive victory and 24th overall win from 41 starts.

Group 2 placegetter Money Owes was able to defy the late challenge of Transponder and Django Maskiell in the third heat of the Sportsbet Pink Diamond Champion Sprinter (500m) for Greg Berry.

Group 1 finalist Boo Boo Billy produced a scorching run of 23.642 seconds to go two-from-two for Brett Mackie in the third heat of the Sportsbet Pink Diamond Champion Short Course (425m).

The Andrew Paraskevas-trained Your Colour Room secured a come-from-behind victory in the third heat of the Sportsbet Pink Diamond Champion Distance (660m), while the Keith Lancaster-prepared Crashed went quicker than Baby Jaycee over the 500-metre trip in the third heat of the Sportsbet Pink Diamond Princess.

Rejuvenate launched late to claim his 18th career win from 23 attempts in the fourth heat of the Sportsbet Pink Diamond Champion Sprinter (460m) at Geelong in his first run for Brooke Ennis.

Group 1 winner Moraine Suzie worked hard to outstay recent Group 1 finalist Osprey Athena in the fourth heat of the Sportsbet Pink Diamond Champion Distance (680m), which was one of two winners at the meeting for Brendan Pursell.

WATCH: CRACKERJACK BULL (Box 6) charged to victory in the fourth heat of the Sportsbet Pink Diamond Rookie Sprinter (460m) at Geelong.

Group 2 placegetter Crackerjack Bull – prepared by Jordan Cooper – produced a stirring effort to win the fourth heat of the Sportsbet Pink Diamond Rookie Sprinter (460m).

The Gary Peach-trained Action Girl was blistering (22.213 seconds) in her 36th career triumph in the fourth heat of the Sportsbet Pink Diamond Champion Short Course (400m).

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Trent Langskaill

Trent Langskaill is an experienced media personality and market mover in greyhounds. You can hear him regularly on RSN, SEN Track and you’ll find him at a track near the winners.

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