Top Greyhounds for September 2016
Thanks to United Greyhound Racing (UGR), Greyhound players get the inside scoop on the top racers in the country. The UGR Top 25 poll is below, but Mike Frino's analysis of the top ten can yield some valuable handicapping information.
Current Top Ten Greyhounds
1. Se Tali SundanceMale - (KC and All-Flying Cassel) Record: 9/6-1-0-1 Kennel: Charter Kennel Owner: Charter Kennel
The only greyhound to appear in each of the UGR Top 25 Polls this year. Now takes claim to the No. 1 ranking in the poll. Tallied 4 consecutive wins at Southland at the close of this poll period. Se Tali Sundance has earned a spot in the BetAmerica Daytona 550 for the Charter Kennel. Invitations are sent out in November.
2. Kinda Cruel RedMale - (Bella Infrared-Cruel To Be Kind) Record: 10/7-3-1-0 Kennel: Jacobs Racing Owner: Edward Piziak Jr.
A super performer at Palm Beach earlier this year; now doing the same at Wheeling. Recent winner of 6 in a row.
3. Fire BlitzenMale - (Dragon Fire-Cry Heather) Record: 9/7-1-1-0 Kennel: DQ Williams Kennel Owner: Sharon L. Williams
Winner of 7 consecutive races at the 647-yard distance. Set Flagler’s season’s best mark in 36.74.
4. GV MooseislooseMale - (Deerfield Mover-GV Jodys Toofast) Record: 10/8-1-0-0 Kennel: James Douglas Kennel Owner: Rick Bartley or Michael Montoya
An early speedster that is a natural for the Palm Beach oval. Won 7 in a row; then followed that with a 4 race winning streak.
5. Daily Prayer
Female - (Pat C Clement-Angel Terri) Record: 10/5-2-1-1 Kennel: Ryan Farms Kennel Owner: Henry Chin
A classy and steady competitor at Southland throughout this year, and recent winner of the Chris Chance Memorial. Missed a check once in 10 starts, and has won 4 of her last 5 races.
6. SentinelMale - (Barcelona Boss-My Heroine) Record: 10/7-1-2-0 Kennel: Ryan Farms Kennel Owner: Ryan Farms Kennel
One of the best young sprinters at Palm Beach before an injury ended his career. Winner of 7 races this poll period. The Ryan Farms Kennel places two greyhounds back-to-back in the Top 10.
7. CraigiepridenjoyMale - (KC and All-Toni Works) Record: 10/5-2-0-1 Kennel: Lester Raines Kennel Owner: Craigie Inc.
Moved to Wheeling as a maiden in late April, and quickly ascended to Grade AA. Was red hot in July, winning five straight.
8. Hey Hey DaddyFemale - (TMC’S Remedy-Need A Date) Record: 14/7-1-2-0 Kennel: DQ Williams Kennel Owner: Tina Williams
Won 7 of 9 races going into mid-August, including the Bestbet Sprint Classic. This female is a half- sister to the national champion Need My Moneynow.
9. Oya Stan The ManMale - (Defrim Bale*-O Ya Norma) Record: 11/6-1-1-2 Kennel: D’Arcy Kennel Owner: Gary W. Reicherts
This stand-out 660-yard performer at Derby Lane has missed a check only once in his last 16 starts. Has appeared in the last three Top 25 polls, and was No.7 in the last poll.
10. Martha MaccallumFemale - (Flying Westover-Johara) Record: 10/7-1-1-0 Kennel: Brindle Kennel Owner Anthony Napolitano or Brindle Kennel
Began her racing career in late May, and steadily moved to Grade A. Has won 5 of her 6 Grade A races, and set the season’s fastest time at Flagler with a 30.42 clocking. She may be one to watch over the next few months.
By Michael D. Frino
UGR Top 25 PollHere are the top 25 Greyhounds through September 5th, as ranked by United Greyhound Racing pollsters Randy Birch (TS), Ronnie DePari (FL), Gary Dura (IG), Randy Finegan (SL), Bob Haberly (OP), Mike Jameson (PB), Stan Pawloski (WD), Sean Pearson (DL), UGR Formula/Statistician: Michael D. Frino:
1- SE TALI SUNDANCE
2- KINDA CRUEL RED
3- FIRE BLITZEN
4- GV MOOSEISLOOSE
5- DAILY PRAYER
8- HEY HEY DADDY
9- OYA STAN THE MAN
10- MARTHA MACCALLUM
11- BARTS RISINGSTAR
12- OAKS MADDY
13- VAROOM ESME
14- O YA CURLY SUE
15- SHOW ON THE ROAD
16- MAC’S HAREWOOD
17- LOUD HANNITY
18- RF SHADOW FOX
19- LN HOUDINI
20- CROSSFIRE CLYDE
21- FRAULEIN MORGAN
22- FLYING DYNOMITE
23- CHARLIE BALE
24- SUPER C ARIEL
25- JD BOMBSHELL
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