Consistent Tasmanian-born sprinter Here’s Archie put it all together in Friday night’s Truebody Mixed 3/4 Stake over 405 metres.
Now trained out of Thornlie by Graeme Hall, the four-year-old son of El Grand Senor turned on the afterburners in the middle stages and sizzled past his opponents like a lightning bolt.
Handy sprinters Katie Rose and Humphrey Bale suffered mild bouts of windburn when the black dog overtook them and he didn’t stop there, charging away to win by four lengths in 22.92 seconds.
Race favourite Belfast Tommy ran on strongly to be the runner up ahead of Morris Memory who finished third.
Here’s Archie has now started four times at Mandurah for one win and three minor placings.
His career record now stands at 86 starts for 25 victories, 29 minor placings and over $46,000 in earnings.
Max Profit marked itself as a hound to follow on Friday night after a strong victory in race six.
The $2.10 favourite beat out strong opposition in Who’s Got Blue and Hello I’m Leo to claim the victory.
Yunderup Mystery also impressed when it took out honours in race one.
The $9.60 outsider dashed ahead of Gino’s Me Boy with the third-placed Uranium making a strong push at the end.
Race eight was won by Cobra Clutch in impressive fashion. Touted to win at just $1.50 heading into the sprint, the hound lived up to expectations by taking the win.
Greyhound racing returns to Mandurah tonight.