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The 69th British Bred Produce Stakes

We have 18 greyhounds set to do battle in three exciting semi-finals on a mission to make the final six and have a chance to win the amazing £15,000 to-the-winner prize. It's been some competition to date and the excitement is set to be cranked up to even higher levels on Monday.

 

The 3rd semi-final is an absolute cracker featuring no fewer than three second-round Heat winners. What Fun Jamie was the star of that second-round recording an emphatic victory and stopping the clock in a calculated 28.49. Romeo Treaty also scored for David Firmager in a calculated 28.85. Aero Liberty whose early-pace has been a story so far of this year's competition, he recorded a 4.40 sectional for the second time and recorded 28.98 calculated.

 

Stuart Forsdike Joint Owner Aero Liberty and Chairman Of British Breeders Forum

 

“I own him jointly with Anthony Harley and we are both so excited. I purchased him at three months old and it's great to see him develop to this stage; we are now in the semi-finals of this prestigious competition. He's got great early-pace and if he turns in front you always stand a chance. I was delighted he held off the talented Romany Rouge last time, he seems to be getting stronger all the time. To win the first two rounds is a dream and at this stage your mind runs away with you. It would be something else if he could make the final. 

The prize-money is fantastic and it's been an amazing competition from the start. This competition is so important to British Breeding and it just shows we have some amazing greyhounds bred in this country”.

 

There's only one second-round winner in the 1st semi-final; Bodell Spark I caught up with Hazel Kemp after that victory.

 

Hazel Kemp On Bodell Spark

 

“Finleys Spark was our main dog for the competition but he picked up an injury just before the start. We had entered Bodell Spark and we thought we'd give it a crack, to be honest it's a nice surprise. He started off with good early-pace but seemed to lose that a bit but with regular running it seems to have come back. He showed good early last night and it's great he qualified. He's kept nipping through and it's going to be fun to see where he ends up. We have nothing to lose and I breed a lot of pups so it's great to be involved in this important competition. We will need an alarm clock for Monday it's an early start with kennelling at 9.30am but fingers crossed he can qualify and it would be amazing for him to make the final”. 

 

The second semi-final sees the David Firmager duo Romeo Storm and Fabulous Milan go head-to-head. They recorded smart victories in the second-round recording 28.69 and 28.83 calculated respectively. Throw in to the mix Romany Rouge the Derby quarter-finalist and it's got all the ingredients of being a special race.

 

 

Upcoming Dates 

Final - Saturday 25th June