Zipping Hamish wins at The Meadows

David Braithwaite

ZIPPING Hamish won at The Meadows in Melbourne on Thursday for Rosedale greyhound trainer Carolyn Jones.

In the 525 metre mixed grade four and five, the $1.80 favourite started strongly to open up a six-length lead on the back straight, held on to defeat He Shall Blitz by a length, stopping the clock at 29.8s.

Jones’ Zipping Samara finished second in a heat of the 515m grade five series. Also finishing second in a heat was another Rosedale-trained dog, Kingfisher Rose, for Jeff Chignell.

Dani Thrills, trained by Matt Clark at Briagolong, finished second in the 525m mixed grade three and four.

AT Warragul on Thursday night, Crouching Tiger, trained by Corey Fulford at Maffra, won a 400m grade seven.

The dog notched back-to-back wins at the track in 23.46s, just ahead of Hayley Hook. Madalia Phoebe finished third for Heyfield trainer Susan Northway.

Northway’s Slick Paws was a start to finish winner in 460m grade five in 26.12s, more than six seconds ahead of Shaded Disguise, trained at Boisdale by Sam Tyler.

Kilmany trainer Steve Spoljaric almost had two winners at the meeting.

In the 460m grade six, Who’s Spolly led into the straight, but was pipped at the post, while Avenger Spolly finished strongly to narrowly miss victory in the 400m grade six.

Auspicious Lady, trained by Yvonne Andrews at Kilmany, finished second in a 400m maiden.

Airly Liberty, trained by Jennifer Holden at Longford, finished second in another 400m grade seven, ahead of Collinda Dodge, trained by Tyler.

Flywheel Frankey came third in a 460m grade seven for Sam Bye at Gormandale.

Airly Spence, trained at Sale by Kym Russell, came second in a 460m grade five, with Mad Eye Madam third for Ray Floyd at Cobains.

Aston Kenji finished third in a 400m grade five for Nambrok trainer Gary McMillan.

THERE was a Rosedale quinella at Warragul on Friday night.

Madalia Champ, trained by John Connor, notched up back-to-back wins in the 460m mixed grade three and four in 25.86s. Less than two seconds behind was Leo Rose for Sharon-Lee Chignell.

Cosmic Boy, trained by Michael Delaney at Cobains, finished third in a 400m maiden.

Ha Ha MacGyver, trained by Des Douch at Maffra, came second in a 400m race.

What’s Up Skip finished second in a 400m grade five for Cobains trainer Ray Floyd.

Earlier in the day at Healesville, Ricky Racoon, trained by Robert Whitford at Yarram, won the 300m maiden.

Whitford’s Petey Baqui finished second in the 300m grade three, while Mt View Rocks came third in a 350m grade five.

ON Sunday at Healesville, Dimensional (27.6s) won the 350m mixed grade four and five for Sale trainer Christopher Tilley.

At Cranbourne, Remy’s Girl won the 311m mixed grade six and seven for Tinamba trainer Robert Bean.

McMillan left the meeting with three third placings – Ray’s Boy in a 311m maiden, Aston Frigate in a 311m grade seven, and Castle Sween in a 311m grade five.