Tinas Nova and Razldazl Bugatti own the heat 7 and 8 at Wimbledon on 4th
On 4th May, 2012, Wimbledon hosted the Williamhill.com Greyhound Derby 2nd Rnd Heats 7 and 8, which covered a distance of 480 metres.
It was an eventful evening as some race favourites emerged victorious while others fell short of the expectations and missed the mark.
Tinas Nova, trained by S. Muldoon emerged victorious from Heat 7 with the help of his brisk pace and an ability to break free from the pack to secure the victory.
He entered the race from trap 3, and used his familiarity of the track, as he had raced at the venue twice before.
The son of Big Daddy Cool, out of Sunnyside Tina, raced as a favourite with a winning shot of 7 to 4 and landed 2 ½ lengths ahead of Farloe Ironman, as he completed the race in 28.59 seconds, where as Farloe Ironman completed the race in 28.79 seconds.
The third position was secured by Bit View Micko, son of Westmead Hawk, out of Temple Tia, and he completed the course in 29.07 seconds, 3 ½ lengths behind the runner-up.
For trainer D. Ruth, Heat 8 went exceptionally well as his trainee, Razldazl Bugatti, swept past the competition and claimed the victory.
He raced as a long-shot with slim odds of 11 to 4, but managed a brilliant run to take the race.
The race did not end in an expected manner for the punters and trainer M O'Donovan, as the race favourite, Tynwald Bolt, finished in sixth place, despite having the favoured odds of 10 to 11.
The son of Head Bound, out of Belvedere Olivia, could not keep up with the pace of the race, and was forced to stop in the middle of the track as, Hey Gringo, bumped into him.
Razldazl Bugatti, son of Brett Lee, out of Razldazl Pearl, used his entrance from trap 5 as an advantage, and bolted past the competition.
He crossed the wire first, 4 ¾ lengths ahead of, Brinkleys Flyer in 28.45 seconds.
Brinkleys Flyer, son of Westmead Hawk, out of Droopys Mo, completed the race in 28.83 seconds, whereas the third place was secured by Castlebride Dan.
Castlebride Dan, trained by M. Wallis fell ½ a length behind the runner-up and completed the race in 28.87 seconds.