Aston Kimetto’s ‘Sweet’ Geelong Success

October 26, 2018 Comments Off
Aston Kimetto’s ‘Sweet’ Geelong Success

By grvnews

Aston Kimetto (3) and Orson Allen (2) battle it out in a titanic finish to the Pet Panels Geelong Gold Cup.

Powerhouse youngster Aston Kimetto brought back memories of his champion mother Sweet It Is with a barnstorming last-to-first victory in the Group 2 Pet Panels Geelong Gold Cup Final (460m) on Friday night.

Trained by Seona Thompson and raced by Ray Borda, last year’s Melbourne Cup-winning combination, Aston Kimetto is bred in the purple, with his dam Sweet It Is one of the greatest stayers Australian greyhound racing has seen and renowned for her paralysing finishing bursts.

“I think this was his best win to date,” said a delighted Jason Thompson, Seona’s husband.

“To come from as far behind as he did and Read full article


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