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Beryl breaks through for first local win

Monday, March 5, 2018

The well-bred Dyna Beryl broke through for her first SA win at Sunday’s Tara Raceway meeting and in doing so presented long-time Serviceton trainer David Brodhurst with his first success this year.

Dyna Beryl pictured at Tara Raceway on Sunday with Caroline Oehms and David Brodhurst (back) and Valerie Brodhurst and Shane Flink.

A minor placegetter at the local track at her past four starts, the black bitch put the writing on the wall for a Tara Raceway win after running Lektra Lucy – a winner again at the weekend when defeating Dynamite Danger – to 1¾ lengths over 512 metres on February 18.

And in Sunday’s Metal Worx Stake (512 m) Dyna Beryl, after being fairly away from box four, worked into a handy spot mid-race before taking over off the back and eventually running out a 2¼ length winner over Dimora Flash in 30.39 seconds.

Whelped in December 2015, Dyna Beryl is by Dyna Villa out of the US bred 38-race winner Really Gonnarock who is a daughter of Afleet Alex and Xtreme Hustler.

She was advertised on Greyhound-Data late last year after having won two races at Bendigo and Ballarat, Brodhurst picking her up for $3000 before offering a share to Bordertown meat worker Geoff Mann.

“Geoff had previously raced two dogs without success so it probably wasn’t all that surprising that he was a bit reluctant to part with $1500 for a half-share,” Brodhurst said.

“So I gave him the option of having a look at her for four runs before making a decision. He then took up the option with the result being that Sunday’s win gave him what he had been striving for – a photograph to hang on the wall.”

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