The family affair continued, as Good Odds Buddy qualified for the Million Dollar Chase semi-finals by winning the regional qualifier at Dapto on Thursday.
Good Odds Harada and his sister Solar Sky had already made it through via Bathurst, then rising star brother Feral Franky smashed the clock at Gunnedah.
The winner clocked a handy 29.75s, the fastest Buddy had gone at Dapto, and improved his record at the South Coast circuit to four starts for three wins and a second. It also took Buddy's overall record to 13 wins and 12 placings from 35 starts.
"He's joining his illustrious brothers and taking another step on the way to the Million Dollar race," trainer Frank Hurst, who also trains Good Odds Harada, told GRNSW.
"It's a very special litter. She is a special bitch and credit goes to the owner and the breeder for selecting the right sires for the bitch, and she just keeps producing. She's making us all happy."
Meanwhile, Shima Shine saluted in the Bulli final after only just sneaking through in the heats to making it seven wins from nine starts.
Shima Shine, who doesn't turn two until November, broke the Ballarat 450m track record last month. finished in a very slick 26.05s.
"You could definitely see he was lost in the heats. His last 50m he stormed home when he balanced up and he went good, and I was very pleased with his heat run and he went better tonight, we just hope he keeps going," Victorian trainer Tom Dailly told GRNSW.
Pindari Express was second, with the semi-finals to be held on October 11, with a wildcard qualifier at Wentworth Park on October 5.
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