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Dog Racing: Rio earns Derby quote.

ON a night chock-full of tremendous performances - both on and off the track - Danny Riordan's Rio Quando was introduced at 40-1 into the 2008 Blue Square Derby market by the sponsors after an impressive three-length success over leading William Hill Oaks aspirant Westmead Tina in a 460-metre puppy open.

The manner of his victory in a startling 27.36sec suggests Rio Quando is very much one to follow. If he proves only half as successful as Spiridon Louis, he will have achieved plenty.

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Danny Riordan's Rio Quando was the star of the undercard
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Title Annotation:Sports
Publication:The Racing Post (London, England)
Date:Nov 1, 2007
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