Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Glory Beckons; a[euro][approximately]Lexi' Keeps Magic Alive with Another Wentworth Park Win

Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Glory Beckons; a[euro][approximately]Lexi' Keeps Magic Alive with Another Wentworth Park Win

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Byline: Bill North sport@dailyexaminer.com.au

MAGIC Display is through to the a[approximately]Melbourne Cup of greyhounds'.

Trained by Len and Evelyn Harris at Whiteman Creek, the little black bitch was never headed as she won the third semi-final of the Macro Meats Golden Easter Egg (520m) at Wentworth Park on Saturday night.

Paying $31 for the win, Magic Display's heat win the previous week was dismissed by the punters but she repeated the effort in almost identical fashion at the Sydney track.

Once again from box three, this time the main challenger was Buckle Up Wes (box 4, $2fav) who started hot on her heels. But the inside run paid off for the greyhound known as a[approximately]Lexi' who held off the fast-finishing favourite with Ritza Hattie ($4) third.

"Halfway through, they (the commentators) said the four is home, it's very strong," Len Harris said.

"But Lexi just doesn't know when to give up and she slipped away on the corner. …

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