Greyhound racing: William Hill Greyhound Derby preview.
The Irish ace clocked 28.69 sec, a length and a quarter quicker than chief market rival Chart King, who recorded 28.79 sec when winning in heat six.
Hills' spokesman David Hood reckons they have the race between them: "It's hard to look past the pair for the winner, they both have tremendous pace and the draw has been kind to them," he said.
Quarter Final Draw
First: 1 Farloe Bramble, 2 Mustang Molotov, 3 Listen To This, 4 Secret Crystal, 5 Farloe Storm, 6 Time N Tide.
Second: 1 Dower Leader, 2 Pottos Storm, 3 Gurranebeg Dan, 4 Deerfield Sunset, 5 Clondara Hiker, 6 Athea Storm.
Third: 1 Race First, 2 El Hombre, 3 Stay For Tony, 4 Lung Of Iron, 5 First Issue, 6 Stouke Tim.
Fourth: 1 Kerwex Rose, 2 Winter Ray, 3 Pure Patches, 4 Curly Tresa, 5 Chart King , 6 Frisby Full.
Hills' bet: 5-4 Deerfield Sunset, 7-4 Chart King, 10 El Hombre, 14 Race First, 20 Bar.
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|Publication:||The Mirror (London, England)|
|Date:||Jun 14, 1999|
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