After spending two years training for the Crown Prince of Dubai, Peter Lagogiane and his wife Jodie returned to New South Wales in late 2016 and wasted no time in pursuing their dream to be professional greyhound trainers. The husband and wife partnership won the 2018 Launching Pad at Sandown Park and became the inaugural winner of the Million Dollar Chase at Wentworth Park.
Peter has had another successful year as a trainer, and his first National Draft dog Rock Solid is doing all of the right things with the start to his racing career imminent.
- Trainer of the inaugural ‘Million Dollar Chase’ winner – Mystic Riot (one of five greyhounds to break the magical million dollars in prizemoney earned).
- Spent time in Dubai training greyhounds for the Crown Prince of Dubai.
The dogs that Peter has personally selected from the National Greyhound Draft for Team Lagogiane are:
FERNANDO BALE X FLASH RIOT (Fawn Male)
FERNANDO BALE X SUFFRAGETTE (Brindle Female)
BARCIA BALE X SUPER YESY (Fawn Female)
(See below for more details)
team LAGOGIANE's selected dogs
Fernando Bale x Flash Riot
Flash Riot was a lightly-raced chaser who came from a litter choc-full of very talented chasers, including the likes of Group 2 Warragul Cup finalist Fuelish.
Her dam Raya Riot was also responsible for producing Group 1 Hume Cup winner Rockoon, who looked set for a massive staying future before injury struck. Flash Riot herself has continued the Group 1 theme after her daughter Start A Riot took out this year’s Peter Mosman in flying time at Wentworth Park. All four members of her Magic Sprite litter have been winners.
Sire Fernando Bale is the reigning Australian Greyhound of the Year and has sired the likes of Australian Cup champ Dyna Patty, the world’s most popular stayer Tornado Tears and 2018 TOPGUN champ Poke The Bear.
NUMBER FR002 – GORDON
BREEDING: FERNANDO BALE x FLASH RIOT
KENNEL NAME: GORDON
MICROCHIP ENDING: 322
Fernando Bale x Suffragette
Suffragette reached the heights of Group racing after a brilliant 10-length win in the 2017 Group 2 Launching Pad at Sandown Park, scorching around the famous circuit in a PB of 29.35.
Her career was cut short due to injury, but managed to win 13 races from just 29 starts.
She came from a brilliant litter that collectively earned over $715,000. Sire Fernando Bale is the reigning Australian Greyhound of the Year and has sired the likes of Australian Cup champ Dyna Patty, the world’s most popular stayer Tornado Tears and 2018 TOPGUN champ Poke The Bear.
NUMBER SU001 – MAISIE
DARK BRINDLE FEMALE
BREEDING: FERNANDO BALE x SUFFRAGETTE
KENNEL NAME: MAISIE
MICROCHIP ENDING: 770
REARER: HEATHER HARPER
Barcia Bale x Super Yesy
Super Yesy was a top grade chaser in the United States, winning 21 of her 78 race starts, including seven at America’s premier track Southland.
She was a very versatile front-running type, winning from 503 to 643 metres. She hails from a quality family that has produced the likes of emerging U.S. sire Superior Panama and his imported brother Superior Product.
Barcia Bale has paired well with females from America and will go down as one of the best stud dogs this country has ever seen. Last year, the gun sire had progeny who won over $12 million, including numerous Group 1 winners and track record holders.
NUMBER SY002 – BESS
BREEDING: BARCIA BALE x SUPER YESY
KENNEL NAME: BESS
MICROCHIP ENDING: 472
REARER: PETER GAVIN