Sunday, August 26, 2012

PALM BEACH KENNEL CLUB SEMIFINALS FOR $20,000 PUPPY STAKES MONDAY AFTERNOON, AUGUST 27!






Race Pages, Scorecard & Labor Day Fun Attached!

For Immediate Release
August 25, 2012

SEMIFINAL ACTION IN PALM BEACH KENNEL CLUB’S $20,000 GALLAGHER / KINNAIRD PUPPY STAKES
MONDAY AFTERNOON, AUGUST 27!
CAN FLYING EXETER REMAIN UNDEFEATED?

            West Palm Beach, Fl. - The eight finalists for the fifteenth running of Palm Beach Kennel Club’s $20,000 Gallagher / Kinnaird Puppy Stakes will be determined Monday afternoon, August 27, as the track holds its final two qualifying races leading up to the main event.

        Semifinal events will be contested in the twelfth and fourteenth races of the afternoon, with the eight highest total point earners advancing to the championship final on Monday afternoon, September 3, Labor Day.

        Following three rounds of qualifying, Steve Gilster’s Kennel Flying Exeter is the only Greyhound that has an opportunity to enter the championship final undefeated.

        Monday afternoon’s two semifinal races, in post position order:

Race 12

1. Surely Sent (D’s Klinger - D’s Lightning, James Douglas Kennel)
2. Yahoo Bandana (Switzler Jammin - Flying Exorcist, Rader Racing)
3. Brand New Mike (Lonesome Cry - Nikita Gold, Royal Racing Team)
4. Flying Exeter (Dragon Fire - Flying Joplin, Steve Gilster Kennel)
5. Pretty Cozzy (D’s Klinger - D’s Lightning, James Douglas Kennel)
6. Shegone (WW Time Warp - Fonseca, Rader Racing)
7. Atascocita Egan (Atascocita Leroy - Atascocita Trish, Suncoast Kennel)
8. WW’s Coffee Cake (Rhythmless - WW Cave, Steve Gilster Kennel)

Race 14

1. Atascocita Jessy (Atascocita Leroy - Atascocita Cher, Suncoast Kennel)
2. Dark Moon (DK’s Prime Time - Wireless Signal, Ryan Racing Kennel)
3. CBJ Largo (Flying Penske - LB Quibble, Royal Racing Team)
4. BI’s Mirage (BD’s Phillip - KB’s Annabella, Rader Racing)
5. Atascocita Henri (Rhythmless - Atascocita Style, Suncoast Kennel)
6. Igotchanow (D’s Klinger - D’s Lightning, James Douglas Kennel)
7. Harley Jackie (Rhythmless - Sherri Canary, B & B Racing Kennel)
8. San Tan Big Bang (Super Lee - San Tan Geez, Steve Gilster Kennel)

        The $20,000 Gallagher / Kinnaird Puppy Stakes championship final will be contested Monday afternoon, September 3, Labor Day.

        Post time for the first race Monday afternoon is 1:00 p.m. with gates opening at 11:30 a.m.

        Formerly known as the Labor Day Puppy Stakes, this marks the fourth  year of its’ new title, named in memory of two Palm Beach County legendary sportscasters, and great friends of the Palm Beach Kennel Club, Jim Gallagher and Buck Kinnaird.

Point System: 1st - 15 points, 2nd - 10, 3rd - 6, 4th - 4, 5th - 3, 6th - 2, 7th - 1, 8th - 0

Contact: Jeff Prince (561) 683-2222, Ext. 126 / jprince@pbkennelclub.com
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