Thursday night’s TAB Melbourne Cup final is one of the biggest events on the Australian greyhound racing calendar. $500,000 in prize money, including a first prize of $350,000 is on offer in the feature race, along side a memorable night’s greyhound racing at Sandown Park.
Jason Thompson has qualified an impressive three finalists for the big race; Got A Moment, Don’t Knocka Him and Proven Nitro. Graeme Bate lines up yet another contender in Desalle Bale, while Tony Brett has the fancied Glen Gallon from the inside box.
Here is the final starting eight and their times from each of the TAB Melbourne Cup heats:
Heat 1 – Got A Moment (29.56)
Heat 2 – Linden Magpie (29.62)
Heat 3 – Glen Gallon (29.23)
Heat 4 – General Destini (29.39)
Heat 5 – Don’t Knocka Him (29.31)
Heat 6 – Proven Nitro (29.78)
Heat 7 – Desalle Bale (29.45)
Heat 8 – Hurunui Hitman (29.32)
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The official box draw and trainer for each starter:
|1||GLEN GALLON||T W Brett|
|2||GOT A MOMENT||J Thompson|
|3||DON’T KNOCKA HIM||J Thompson|
|4||PROVEN NITRO||J Thompson|
|5||DESALLE BALE||G J Bate|
|6||GENERAL DESTINI||E N Rinaldi|
|7||HURUNUI HITMAN||S J McKenna|
|8||LINDEN MAGPIE||J E Norden|
|9||MAVERICK TIGER||K G Greenough|
|10||PEGGY MAY||J Thompson|
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1st – 2 – GOT A MOMENT
2nd – 1 – GLEN GALLON
3rd – 7 – HURUNUI HITMAN
4th – 6 – GENERAL DESTINI