TOWNSVILLE NEWS  - 22nd January 2019
Innocent Man snags two feature finals
Nome trainer Glen Olsen has Innocent Man and the kennel mate Slow Dancer in top form at the moment, tonight Slow Dancer will jump from box two at Albion Park in the Country Cup Final over 520m. Tuesday night Glen picked up his second feature race with Innocent Man, last Tuesday night Innocent Man took out the Mayors Trophy over 498m and on Tuesday night took out the Australia Day Trophy from box one over 498m. Innocent Man is also for the second time the Townsville Greyhound of the Year, he won this award last year as well.

Innocent Man is a black dog whelped in April 2015 and is by Kiowa Mon Manny X Brook Lee, he has had 102 starts for 39 wins and paid on UBET $1.28 win and $1.08 place.

Trendy Hawke breaks Maiden Status
Jensen trainer Graham Thomson looks to have fixed the injury with Trendy Hawke having been very consistent at his past five starts. Gomile began well from the start with Shake The Paint, You're So Vain and Shakey Pistol, heading along the straight into the bend Gomile and Shake The Paint got away from the field with Trendy Hawke getting into traffic. Going along the back straight into the home bend Gomile and Shake The Paint went wide allowing Trendy Hawke a beautiful rails run, Trendy Hawke went to the line a length in front of Gomile ($1.50) and Shake The Paint (NTD) in third.

Trendy Hawke is a white & black dog whelped in April 2016 and is by Cape Hawke X Withcott Miracle, he has had 12 starts for 1 win and paid on TAB UBET $3.10 win and $1.75 place.

CONGRATULATIONS to Joan Newnham and family
Congratulations to Daniel Mulligan (owner) and the Newnham family on Dalmatynski's win on Thursday night at Albion Park winning the Racing Queensland Country Cup over the 520m, it was a great race to watch with local greyhound Brindi Chopper (Michael Pandilakis) leading the charge from the boxes, it was a good two dog battle with Dalmatynski going on to score by 3 lengths in 29.97 from Brindi Chopper and Foxy Fireball in third.

Townsville images courtesy of Bec Wolfe - Albion Park images courtesy of Box 1 Photograpghy