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Hot Diggety Dog Gets Tongues Wagging

Tuesday, 30th June 2020

Odd-Spot 2: Sometimes you seen it all and sometimes you ain’t. For anybody that’s never ventured to Wenty Park on a cold winter’s evening where the cuisine comprises baked spuds with a chili con carne filling, and instant coffee, it’s like watching sleigh racing in the arctic tundra whilst sitting on cold rocks – entertaining but both mind and posterior numbing. And, yet one can only envy those die-hard patrons who ventured to the Sydney greyhound track on Saturday night and witnessed a performance that has set the bar about as high as it can get. One of the country’s most promising stayers, Good Juan (pink jacket), took on a fifth grade field over 520m – as far as the sprinters want to go and where 720m stayers start to warm up – and he emulated Harry Houdini, Kingston Town and Chatauqua rolled into one with an escape act that defies comprehension. Good one, Good Juan.

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