Friday, February 8, 2013

PALM BEACH KENNEL CLUB ROUND 2 $50,000 JAMES W. PAUL DERBY SATURDAY AFTERNOON, FEBRUARY 9!



2012 $50,000 Derby Champion JS Kerry Oki

Race Pages & Scorecard Attached!

For Immediate Release
February 8, 2013

ROUND TWO QUALIFYING FOR PALM BEACH KENNEL CLUB’S $50,000 JAMES W. PAUL DERBY 
SATURDAY AFTERNOON, FEBRUARY 9!

          West Palm Beach, Fl. - Second-round qualifying action for Palm Beach Kennel Club’s $50,000 James W. Paul 3/8ths Mile Derby takes place Saturday afternoon, February 9.

        Fifty-five Greyhounds from round one will compete Saturday afternoon in seven qualifying events.

        First-round victors looking to repeat include:

        Race 8, #4 WWK Paylessshoes (Kiowa WW Brother - Gale WW Duster, North Shore Kennel) will face off against the well-positioned #8 Tomei (Kiowa Mon Manny - WWW Jimbo Betty, Royal Racing Team).

        The fireworks will fly in Race 12, as three first-round winners look to advance to round three undefeated. #6 Nidett (WW Time Warp - Nevah, North Shore), #7 CBJ Teddy Bear (Jimbo Scotty - Braska Sweettart, Royal Racing Team) and #8 Kebo Kapsizer (Lonesome Cry - Greys Wind Gate, Brindle Kennel) all go for the double victory.

        In Race 15, another pair of first-round champs will go at it perro y perro as the veteran #2 Budz Seasons (Craigie Brooker - Craigie May, James Douglas Kennel) meets the consistent athlete #8 Gable Daughtry (Gable Sour Cream - Sweetsouthern, B & B Racing). But don’t leave out of your numbers the well-placed #1 Verdun (Talbon - Scoobie Blue, North Shore).

        Qualifying events will be contested in races four, six, ten and fourteen.

        The top 32-point earners following round two, will compete in the third round Wednesday afternoon, February 13.

        The top 16 point earners following the third round will advance to the semifinals Sunday afternoon, February 17.

        The $50,000 James Paul Derby Championship Final will be contested Saturday afternoon, February 23.

        Post time for Saturday afternoon’s first race is 1:00 p.m.

        This will be the 82nd running of the Derby, one of the nation’s longest running stake events, and is named in honor of humanitarian, greyhound owner and dedicated supporter of Greyhound adoption James W. Paul.

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

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