TAREE Greyhound Club held a 12 race program on the Monday of the long weekend.
The support from trainers was fantastic with most races having two reserves.
An excellent crowd was on hand to watch the action and the weather was kind although we could use some rain.
Local trainers were again successful in quite a few of the races.
The feature for the afternoon was the Supporter's Club Maiden Final over 314m and Will She Knock trained by Denis Wright from Singleton showed that her win in the heat was no fluke, saluting the judge in 18.50, a length ahead of Cundle Kid with Vardy Valley third.
Four heats of the Rocket Tools Silver Bullet were contested and in the first of these Low Carb Lina owned and trained at Kearsley by Terrence Hong was first past the post by 3 lengths in 22.91. Rose Bay Roxy and Bella's Chant filled the minor places.
The next saw Wallamba Nugget trained by Bob Glover from Nabiac jumping from the inside alley get to the front going through the catching pen and go on to win by 5 lengths in 22.57 over Splash About with Tsonga valley third. Heat 3 saw Shaun Guthrie from Port Macquarie successful with Natural Disaster who scored by four lengths in 22.68. Grandeur Bella and Cosmic Kane filled the minor places.
The final heat saw Monolith, trained by David Ward from Dyers Crossing jump to the front to go on and cross the line a length over Bide in 22.80 Brandex was third.
The afternoon started with the Bushland Tavern Social Club Maiden over 314m and in this Tallowood Storm owned and trained by Brian Smoothy from Killawarra saluted the judge in 18.87, a length over Mamzelle Penny with Go Lala Go in third place.
The Midcoast Eggs maiden over 392m followed and Super Hank, owned and trained by Mark Beagan from West Wallsend was first past the post in 22.93, 4 lengths over Wizpers Gun with Squirt Cameron in third spot.
The Supporter's Club Novice for 0-1 wins over 537m (a regular monthly feature) followed and Bored To Size gave Terrence Hong a double for the day scoring by 4 lengths in 31.77.
Champagne Molly and Elite Shak filled the minor places.
The Old Bar Tavern Maiden over 392m saw first starter, It's Shine Elite (second reserve) owned and trained by veteran Keith Schmitzer, get a start from the inside alley and show the rest of the field a clean pair of heels going on to win by 2 lengths in 23.09.
Brutal Love and Tiara Tears filled the minor places.
In the Minett & Wright Best 8 over 537m Wallamba Blackie trained by Bob Glover from Nabiac got to the front soon after the start and hold on to win by a length in 31.39 ahead of Bitta Gossip with El Halo in third spot.
The Abernethy Education best 8 over 314m saw Western Isle, owned and trained by Vicki Byrnes from South Kempsey, chase hard and get an inside run coming around the home turn to go on and win by 1 lengths in 18.37 ahead of Big Lurch with Our Sonny Joe third. The final event for the day saw local trainer Mick McGuire successful when Supreme Stimo saluted the judge in the Toohey's Local Rep Stakes 5th grade over 314m, covering the journey in 18.35, 3 lengths ahead of Mr Shinto with Mark Times Two third.
Taree race again next Saturday, October 12 with the Rocket Tools Silver Bullet final to be contested.