Grubb team set to fire

12 / 09 / 2017 Article by: Shane Yates
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Father and son duo Bob and Robin Grubb have formed a formidable combination over the years as breeders, owners and trainers.

Today they head to Devonport for the 10-event card with four winning chances.

Fabregas – Stylish Abbey litter-mates Hello Nugget and Hello Diamond contest the 452-metre Invitation in race six.

Hello Nugget is likely to run favourite on the back of its super effort behind El Grand Amigo in Hobart on Thursday night.

The winner of 14 races, including four at Devonport, Hello Nugget ran home strongly to be beaten by 3/4 length.

Hello Diamond has been around the money in good company without winning of late and is more than capable of taking a hand in the finish.

Two starts back Hello Diamond finished within 2 3/4 lengths of Hello Nugget and then wasn’t far away in the Hobart Invitation won by Casio Lad.

Hello Diamond is the winner of 11 races, five of those at Devonport and has recorded a dazzling 25.57 seconds at the track, a half -length quicker that Hello Nugget’s best.

High Earner – Stylish Moon litter-mates Silver Drone and Halo Henry go head to head in race eight, the final leg of the Quadrella.

Silver Drone (pictured) will take winning form into the Gr3 after winning in Launceston over 278 metres last week.

The brindle chaser has a great record, winning 11 of 36 races through its career including four victories at Devonport with a personal best of 25.45 seconds, the fastest of any runner in the field.

Halo Henry, made a clean sweep of the recent Tasbred Bonus Series in Hobart proving too strong for another littermate Hello Teddy and has drawn box seven as he attempts his fourth success at the track.

The Craig French owned and trained Hogwash will attempt to stretch its winning sequence in race four by using his blistering early speed, while the Robyn Johnson prepared Mega Daario will look to take advantage of a perfect draw in box one in the last race of the day.

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Watch Hello Nugget run star El grand Amigo to 3/4 of a length in Hobart last week in Invitation Class:

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