The Oman Racing Team driver defended well, holding off the faster BMW as the race developed before eventually conceding the lead after being forced to take evasive action to avoid lapped back markers
Often some of these back markers
, in particular Toro Rosso, would assist with increasing the gap between us, which is interesting.
Race 6 Back marker
Pinetree Mile has not been at his best in recent weeks leaving this open for SWIFT HILLANto make it three on the bounce.
(lowest handicap) to concede strokes to the other three players based on 3/4 of the difference between the full handicaps.
Craig Telford's hopes of a second New Year Sprint title received a setback after the handicapper put him in the competition as the back marker
However, Sympatico regained the lead off the fourth bend and battled on well to hold Wall Of Tears, who ran on strongly after being the back marker
at the third bend, by half a length in 35.
I was in the lead when I braked trying to avoid a back marker
when my front wheel left me and I hit the ground.
The second is the first open race of the night and DROOPYS TOPS looks the part while in the fourth back marker
Larkhill Lee will be fancied but I reckon SILKEYS SON might just nick it this time round.
This greyhound would fancy a longer trip but he has nothing to fear from the likes of Boysinmaroon, who is a very good handicap back marker
, and Vienna Star.
In race 1 MOLLY MAC should hold on from the front from back marker
In the sixth back marker
Teddy Bear has a great chance but I reckon JUDAS HAND will nick this one early.
SOUTHLODGE PETE has a very good chance in the ninth while the 11th is one of the best races of the night.