Have your say on Moment Of The Month


Christo Bale’s back-to-back McKenna Memorials was the chosen Moment of the Month with 51% of votes! Robert Paul is the winner of the $250 prize – he was determined the winner via a random draw that included everyone who submitted a vote.

Our new Moment of the Month series reflects and highlights some of more significant moments and achievements at Sandown Park – for July it’s thanks to Houdini Boy at Newhaven Stud.

We’ve selected three moments and you have a chance to win $250 by voting below on what you think was the Moment of the Month!

Christo goes back-to-back in McKenna

Christo enhanced his profile as one of the most consistent and versatile stars in the sport with his second McKenna Memorial win. He’s the only greyhound to have won back-to-back McKennas in its 50-year history. Not long after he was retired and will live out the rest of his days with the Delbridge family.

“We’re very proud. He’s always there abouts and for him to win the same feature race twice is a big thrill and honour.”

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Galley’s true calling

Racecaller Kyle Galley fulfilled a childhood dream when he called his first Sandown metropolitan meeting.

He’s had a lifetime around greyhound racing. His grandfather trained greyhound for years and his parents were regular race goers with some of Galley’s earliest – and fondest – childhood memories at the track.

“I can remember coming here and watching Bold Trease race. I was about seven or eight and thought ‘gee, this is something.’

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Cayden Bale ends 593 day winning drought!

Ten months of perseverance paid off for Anthony Lamarca when Cayden Bale ended a 593 day winning drought. It was Lamarca’s first Sandown Park winner since 2003.

“I can’t believe it!”

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July’s Moment of the Month is brought to you by Houdini Boy! He was a freak on-track and has now transitioned into life at stud. He stands with Newhaven Stud – click here to visit their Facebook page

Houdini Boy (3) produces the magic over 595m!
Jason Adams
About Jason Adams - Communications Coordinator at Sandown Park. Over 7 years involvement in greyhound racing and one of the sport's biggest and most passionate fans.
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