Hovi’s big haul in top meeting
TUESDAY night’s greyhound meet at the showgrounds featured nine great races in the first race meeting back after a two- week break.
Trainer Harold Hovi had four dogs race for three winners and a second.
His first winner came in race one, the Angliss Meats Novice over 380m, with Arts scoring by four- and- a- half lengths in 22.22.
His second winner came in race five, the Burdekin Vet Services 5th Grade over 380m, with Superformance scoring by two lengths in 22.36.
His third winner came in race six, the All Rig Lifting & Engineering 3/ 4th Grade over 380m, with Back Street Boy holding on by under a length in 22.12.
Trainer Michael Fusco also got off to a good start when his newly acquired greyhound Runya Down scored first up in race three, the Scoops Fish and Chips 5th Grade over 380m, with an eight- length win in a best of night run of 21.93.
Trainer Rhonda Essery also produced three winners for the night.
Her first winner came in race four, the FV Napier 4/ 5th Grade over 380m, with Amy’s Elite scoring by just over a length in 22.44.
Race seven was the Lounds Fresh Seafood 4/ 5th Grade over 498m and Chips Ahoy scored by three quarters of a length in 29.32.
Her final winner was in race nine, the Kooloop Collars 5th Grade over 380m, with Go Prancer Go scoring by almost three lengths in 22.17.