Greyhound of the Month - April 2020
Greyhound of the Month for April was It’s A Riot for trainer Ben Rawlings who had 5 starts for the month with 3 wins and 2 placings, with the highlight being his super win in the SA Anniversary Cup Final.
The son of Barcia Bale and It’s A Bird started the month off with a solid placing at headquarters before taking on the Eastar Match Race Series. He ran a brilliant 29.58 in his match, however, missed the lead time by only .04 of a second in an outstanding performance. He then took on the Anniversary Cup series and won his Heat in fine style in a slick 29.73. He was one of the favourites for the Final and made full use of box 3, jumping well and leading throughout in one of the strongest Finals seen in recent years. He ran 29.77 in the feature and stamped himself as one of the best sprinters in the State. He rounded the month off with a very easy win at headquarters by almost 5 lengths.
At the end of the month It’s A Riot’s record stood at 27 starts for 11 wins and 8 placings and earnings around $55,000.