TEXAS DON

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STANDOUT PERFORMER – OUTSTANDING LITTER

TEXAS DON

32 Kilo Brindle Dog  – Sept 1997

Won  65 Races NGRC – 31 WINS – 16 Seconds – 15 Thirds –

 ONLY UNPLACED 3 TIMES !!

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Breeding Chart

Thorgill Tex Amerigo Man Brother Fox Little Blade
Pitstock Park
Promises Free Temlee
Tara Silk
Thorgill Midge Chariot Supreme Waverly Supreme
Mixed Blessings
Proven Memory Tempix
Oddsome
Don’s Pride Murlen’s Slippy I’m Slippy Laurdella Fun
Glenroe Bess
Murlen’s Chill Daring Dandy
Slight Chill
Annamore Doll Kyle Jack Oran Jack
Barbra
Velvet Doll Daley’s Gold
Fawn Whisper

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Individual Performance

TEXAS DON

65 – 31 – 16 – 15 

– ONLY UNPLACED 3 TIMES –

Won from 300m to 550m – Terrific Early Pace 

 17.90 Nottinham(TR 17.85) WON 12 FFA’s

Sold at three and a half years old (March 2001)to run on the flaps for $20,000(that may be Pounds?) he won Three Flapping Derbies and was rarely beaten, breaking the track record at Armadale, (Scotland), which had been previously held by the highly esteemed and SOME PICTURE, a winner of the English & Irish Derbys.

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Family Performance

HIS SIRETHORGILL TEX – by Amerigo Man . Track Record Bendigo, Broke Shepparton sectional Records, Won THREE Cup races, Shepparton, Bendigo & Ledgerwood Puppy Classic. Shepparton GOY . In Ireland , rated 6th on Irish Sires Table & sired 385 litters and is the sire of Irish National Sprint winner – FACT FILE

His Litter included:

Judicial Pride – Won Irish Derby  – UNBEATEN, Track record 550m Shelbourne, Track Record 525m Newbridge – Top 5 Sire in Ireland.

Blue Tex – Winner of Pride Of The West Group 2 – Eclipse Stakes Group 1 Harry Holmes Group 2 and was runner up in the Olympic 01 Runner Casco Derby 1999, Finalist Olympic 2000, Finalist Midland Flat, Semi Finalist ENGLISH DERBY, Finalist Kent Derby and now a leading sire in England.

Don’s Express: Runner Up Tote Gold Cup – Walk On Grass: Won 10 Open races NGRC.

Now that’s a succesful litter !!!!

HIS DAM:   Don’s Pride – IRISH BROODBITCH OF THE YEAR  She recorded 17.99 & 28.99 Old Track Tralee, extremely fast times. A Finalist in the prestigeous Kerri Agri Business Stake, but broke a leg soon after and was kept for breeding, with instant results, as her first litter to Thorgill Tex were sensational. Her next litter to TOP HONCHO produced Clover Top, winner of the Champion Stakes Track Record Romford 575m as well as breaking the Brighton & Hove 515m , recording 29.45. Clover Top was also a Finalist in the Puppy Derby, Racing Post Derby and the Midland Flat Derby & overall won 10 NGRC Opens. Another of the litter was Judicial Post who set an Irish National Record at Limerick as a puppy, and subsequently won the Golden Muzzle Stakes at Limerick and accorded to be the fastest son of  TOP HONCHO.  Yet another of the litter was “The dog $250,000 couldn’t buy” FORTUNE MIKE –  winner of the $ 100,000 Irish Puppy Derby in the fastest time of the year plus the $30,000 Lee Strand 550 Final. A Greyhound of the Year nominee he raced 13 times and broke the magic 29.00 barrier 13 times !! The only bitch in the litter was Don’s Beauty who won the Consolation Irish Oaks as well as many races.

TRACK RECORD BREAKER

 over 530m at Armadale, Scotland, which was previously held by SOME PICTURE – winner of the English & Irish Derbies.

 

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Stud Details

STUD FEE   $550

Contact Allan Budd 02 9606 5035

Email

If you wish to make enquiries about TEXAS DON you can email

texasdon@greyhoundsires.com.au