Michaels Boy claims title in thriller

Michaels Boy ran his heart out to win a thrilling 50th Yarmouth Championship final on Saturday night. Ian Brown's runner showed best pace from the lids and held it together throughout Yarmouth Stadium's 462m trip, finishing up in a three-way photo finish with Hellfire Harry and the fast finishing Glenske Hayes.

Michaels Boy ran his heart out to win a thrilling 50th Yarmouth Championship final on Saturday night.

Ian Brown's runner showed best pace from the lids and held it together throughout Yarmouth Stadium's 462m trip, finishing up in a three-way photo finish with Hellfire Harry and the fast finishing Glenske Hayes. They all ended up within a short head of each other.

"It's rounded off a fantastic year in greyhound racing for me," said Brown, who has been training for over 20 years at his Ormesby kennels.

"I bought Michaels Boy from Ireland seven months ago and have brought him along and watched him progress in that time.


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"He has only been running in graded affairs and has now earned himself a well deserved rest at home, before I decide on his next move.

"It's the first time I have ever won this event and I'm so pleased with the outcome.

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"I've had a really good year at Yarmouth and my kennels have been running to form, and I couldn't have hoped for any better really."

Michaels Boy was returned at 7/1, winning in a time of 28.30 by a short head, from 5/4 favourite Hellfire Harry and Glenske Hayes in third place by a short head.

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