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Terry on fire

Terry on fire

It’s not unusual for trainers around Victoria to call Healesville their favourite track – it’s our grassroots without the grass. Ashlee Terry doesn’t break that mould and has earnt the ‘local’ title despite living over an hour away. On Sunday Ashlee is flying the flag for Healesville with her greyhounds Burn Like Fire, who is contesting the Group Three All 4 Paws and Claws Healesville Cup. Drawing box seven in her biggest feature to date, Terry believes that the outside ...

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Grassroot Garry’s dream could be a reality

Grassroot Garry’s dream could be a reality

Garry Selkrig is one step closer to achieving Healesville Cup glory with his rising star Peter Galo, a group win Selkrig wants more than a Melbourne Cup. Peter Galo set the time standard in the heats clocking a blistering 18.883sec from box eight in just his sixth career start. “It was the first time in his career he received a reasonably clear run,” trainer Garry Selkrig said. “His win was breath taking and I am still trying to get a ...

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Bookie rates “ripper” Healesville field up with the best

Bookie rates “ripper” Healesville field up with the best

Bookmaker Garry Thomas has fielded on each and every Healesville Cup Final since Eureka Man won the inaugural Cup in 1990. And the Healesville life member rates the star-studded field that will contest Sunday afternoon’s $25,000 to-the-winner Group 3 straight-track showdown as good as he’s seen. “It’s a ripper field,” Thomas said. “It’s right up there. It’s as good a field as I’ve seen. I haven’t gone right through the field closely yet but I think Aston Dee Bee will ...

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