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Thursday, April 27, 2017

 

PALM BEACH KENNEL CLUB PRESENTS THE $20,000 BOB BALFE PUPPY STAKES CHAMPIONSHIP SATURDAY AFTERNOON, APRIL 29! ...AND DON’T FORGET TO COME OUT FOR OUR AUTISM AWARENESS TRACK WALK AT NOON!

West Palm Beach, Fl. - Palm Beach Kennel Club’s youngest racers will take to the stage Saturday afternoon, April 29, as the championship finale of the $20,000 Bob Balfe Puppy Stakes highlights a day of fun and excitement for the entire family.

This year’s field features some of the best early-speed and first-turn rushing athletes on the Palm Beach Kennel Club roster.

Sparring to garner the early advantage will be the probable post time favorites, Lester Raines kennelmates B Allstar Garth and Record Year. Also, challenging for the early lead will be the well-positioned JS Digital Dash.

This $20,000 Bob Balfe Puppy Stakes finale also features some of the best first-turn rushers in the business, including the sister act of Char Vallon and Char Draper and JS Hot Pocket.

Looking to come from off the pace to score the biggest wins of their young careers are the impressive Speedy Charlie and Barts Upfront.

The eight Puppy Stakes finalists in post-position order:

1. B Allstar Garth (WW All Star Owen – Kentucky Ashley, Lester Raines)

2. Speedy Charlie (BD’s Grayson – Flying Rosecrest, Arthur Agganis)

3. Char Vallon (Djays Octane – Hail Storm Bones, James Douglas)

4. Record Year (Soprano Drive – Big Drama, Lester Raines)

5. Char Draper (Djays Octane – Hail Storm Bones, James Douglas)

6. JS Hot Pocket (SH Avatar – JS Kerry Oki, Rader Racing)

7. Barts Upfront (KC And All – Workhardplayhard, Rader Racing)

8. JS Digital Dash (Pat C Clement – JS Toy Boat, Rader Racing)

The 51st running of the $20,000 Bob Balfe Puppy Stakes will be contested in Saturday afternoon’s twelfth race with an approximate post time of 4:00 p.m. The Puppy Stakes is named in honor of former Palm Beach Post Time sports columnist and great friend to Greyhound racing, Bob Balfe.

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