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Farloe takes the glory, while Heidi impresses; THE INSIDERAll the latest news from Newcastle Greyhounds.

AN excellent night's racing took place at Newcastle last Saturday, with the Gain Feeds Race Of The Week going to Farloe Compo trained by Harry Williams.

Compo ran well to deny Harmless Times, the eyecatcher in the race was Blackhouse Heidi who although outpaced early ran on strongly and is worth keeping an eye on when stepping up to six and eight-bend racing.

Corporal Kev took advantage of the ease in grade A2 and showed what a fast greyhound he is winning in the fastest time of the night (28.80) when defying kennel mate Navajo Dempsey.

Swift Meitner looks a Puppy going the right way for trainer Jimmy Wright when taking the P1 contest in a very promising (29.08).

Meitner went off at huge odds of 10-1 but soon outran his starting price winning comfortably by over 2 lengths.

Emmas Star is another pup to keep on the right side of for owners the Vic Boys and trainer John Walton, Star ran well despite missing the break winning in a time of 29.20.

On Tuesday, Blackhouse Ben took his winning spree to an amazing nine wins from only 11 races, Stuart Ray must wish he had a kennel full of greyhounds like Ben who loves handicap racing and is a must to follow.

Lostrigg Style finally broke his maiden tag at the 15th attempt in the handicap contest for trainer Michael Walsh, connections will be hoping he can gain a bit of confidence from this success and follow up.

Newcastle race every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday evenings, with the next open race meeting being held on Saturday, May 17.
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Publication:Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)
Date:Apr 25, 2014
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