He Shines wins a heat of the Ballarat Cup. 📷 Peter Morganti

  • Monday, 03 Jun, 2024,
  • by Greyhound Racing Victoria

Runs of the Month | May

Form expert Dale Code has picked out a selection of runs that have caught his eye from around Victoria over the past month.

#1 | Whodat Shanlyn (7) – The Meadows (May 22)
Trainer: Lisa Delbridge
Record: 29 starts 7-3-5
The run: Freakish talent that delivered yet another brilliant last to first victory against some quality opposition.

#2 | He Shines (2) – Ballarat (May 15)
Trainer: David Kerr
Record: 12 starts 6-1-11
The run: Litter brother to Whodat Shanlyn. He Shines showed he has similar DNA to his brilliant sister following this tenacious win.

#3 | Container (5) – Sandown Park (May 9)
Trainer: Matt Lanigan
Record: 25 starts 7-3-3
The run: Clearly the best middle distance win of the month overcoming all sorts of difficulties to post this eye-catching victory.

#4 | Frantic (1) – Warragul (May 21)
Trainer: David Nowland
Record: 3 starts 1-1-1
The run: The best backed runner of the month, opened at $2.60 and got as short as $1.25 then overcame all odds to score this stunning victory.

#5 | Mahogany (5) – Warragul (May 7)
Trainer: Kayla Cottrell
Record: 3 starts 2-0-0
The run: Having just his second race start the well backed favourite overcome all sorts of early difficulties to pot this brilliant win. Certainly a dog to follow.

#6 | Valpolicella (4) – Sandown Park (May 16)
Trainer: Tony Zammit
Record: 51 starts 28-8-9
The run: Reinforced herself as the nations best stayer with this breathtaking win in a heat of the recent Sandown Cup.

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