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Romford hosts champion Wallis

PUBLISHED: 09:00 11 January 2014

Romford hosts the Coronation Cup Final next week (pic: Steve Nash/bagsracing.com)

Romford hosts the Coronation Cup Final next week (pic: Steve Nash/bagsracing.com)

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Trainer has four finalists in Coronation Cup

Mark Wallis, greyhound racing’s current champion trainer, has four finalists through to the final of the Coral Coronation Cup (575m) at Romford, live on Sky Sports 3 on Tuesday.

Wallis, who won the title for the fifth time when edging Charlie Lister OBE and Paul Young in last year’s Ladbrokes-sponsored Trainer of the Year race, won all three semi-finals at Romford on Wednesday and Jazz Tilly (35.30), Hometown Honey (35.26) and Aayamzamodel (35.40) are joined by kennelmate Reel Trickyone in the £5,000 decider.

Reel Trickyone, who ran well just to qualify behind Jazz Tilly after a troubled run, remains one of the sport’s most in-form greyhounds just now having annexed the Coral Essex Vase (575m) at Romford and the Henlow Cesarewitch (550m).

However, Aayamzamodel is sponsor Coral’s favourite for the prize won last year by Rockview Sail.

The field for the Coral Coronation Cup final, which will be supported by a host of open races on the night to delight racegoers given free entry on the night (see www.romfordgreyhoundstadium.co.uk), is completed by Tambourine Man, trained by Manchester-based Charles Lynch, and Kim Billingham’s Midlands raider Farloe Smurfette.

Coral bet on Romford’s 9.19pm: 2-1 Aayamzamodel, 11-4 Reel Trickyone, Hometown Honey, 3-1 Jazz Tilly, 20-1 Tambourine Man, 25-1 Farloe Smurfette.

See bagsracing.com for further details and big-race form.

SIS/ Sky Sports fixtures 2014

January

Romford - Tuesday January 14

Hall Green – Wednesday, January 29

February

Sheffield – Tuesday, February 4

Newcastle, Tuesday, February 11

March

Wimbledon – Tuesday, March 4

Sheffield – Tuesday, March 25

April

Swindon - Wednesday, April 16

Hove – Thursday, April 24

May

Wimbledon - Saturday, May 17

Wimbledon – Tuesday, May 20

Wimbledon – Saturday, May 24

Wimbledon – Saturday, May 31

June

Track TBC - Wednesday, June 4

Kinsley – Tuesday, June 10

Sheffield - Tuesday, June 24


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