1947 GREYHOUND DERBY

This race was run at the White City.

Pos.

Greyhound

Sire

Dam

Price

Time/Dist.

1

Trevs Perfection (2)

Melksham Nobody

Come On Biddy

4/1

28.95

2

Mondays News (5)

Orlucks Best

Monday Next

9/4 fav

2

3

Slaney Record (6)

Rare Record

Honey Gale

100/7

1 1/2

4

Travs Jackie (4)

Mad Tanist

Lady Lavender

10/1

1

5

Lacken Invader (3)

Munster Hills

Murex

4/1

2

6

Patsys Record (1)

Patsy Bogoak

Sunmount View

7/2

2 1/2

 

 

 

 

Melksham Enthusiastic

 

 

Melksham Ivan

 

 

 

 

Melksham Quite Happy

 

Melksham Nobody

 

 

 

 

 

Deemster

 

 

Melksham Jonquil

 

 

 

 

Melksham Gloria

TREV’S PERFECTION

 

 

 

 

 

 

Editor’s Book

 

 

Erin’s Best

 

 

 

 

Harmenia

 

Come on Biddy

 

 

 

 

 

State Law

 

 

Disputed Biddy

 

 

 

 

Sheila Wee

THE FINAL

With Monday's News reaching the final and trying to emulate his success of the year before, it was always going to be an exciting final. Monday's was made the 9/4 favourite, but three others, Patsys Record, Lacken Invader and Trevs Perfection were all quietly fancied. As the traps rose it was Monday's who made his usual slick break, closely followed by Trevs Perfection. As they swung around the first Mondays characteristicallywent wide enabling Tevs to sneak up his inside. From here on in it was Trevs who dominated the race, despite Monday's maintaining a strong gallop. Trevs had 2 lengths to spare at the line, and Monday's easily held off the strong finishing wide dog, Slaney Record, by a length and a half to gain second.

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WELSH GREYHOUND DERBY (Cardiff White City)

Winner Sire Dam Time
Trev's Perfection Trev's Despatch Friar Tuck 29.74

IRISH GREYHOUND DERBY (Harolds Cross)

Dog Sire Dam Time
Daring Flash Tanist Daring Lady 30.04
Paddys Elbow Well Squared Elbow Lane Queen  

SCOTTISH GREYHOUND DERBY (Carntyne)

Dog Sire Dam Time SP
Trev's Perfection Trev's Despatch Friar Tuck 29.25 9/4 fav

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