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2013 $20,000 Gallagher / Kinnaird Labor Day Puppy Stakes Champ Rob Gronkowski

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For Immediate Release
September 2, 2013


ROB GRONKOWSKI WINS PALM BEACH KENNEL CLUB’S $20,000 GALLAGHER / KINNAIRD PUPPY STAKES!

West Palm Beach, Fl. - The Puppy Pro Bowler, known in Greyhound racing circles as Rob Gronkowski, lived up to his namesake as he devastated a field of seven other finalists to win Palm Beach Kennel Club’s Labor Day running of the $20,000 Gallagher / Kinnaird Puppy Stakes.


The “Gronk” was first out of the starting box and the battle was on for supremacy for the lead entering the backstretch.


As it turned out, the biggest threat for the Gronk was his own Rader Racing kennel mate, Vagrant, followed by the only Greyhound to beat the Gronk in qualifying, Relativity.


But Gronkowski was not to be denied. He dug in his paws and muscled his way to the lead.


Racing fans who had wagered on Gronkowski to win were already making their way to the mutuel windows to cash their tickets.


Rob Gronkowski stretched out his lead on the back and home stretches, winning by six lengths in a swift 545-yard Royal Palm Course clocking of 29.70 seconds.
Kennel mate Vagrant, strong closer Superior Dune and Relativity finished second, third and fourth respectively.

The complete 2013 Gallagher / Kinnaird Puppy Stakes order of finish:

1st - 5. Rob Gronkowski (Switzler Jammin - Chatty Cathy, Rader Racing)
2nd - 6. Vagrant (Super Lee - Yahoo Olivia, Rader Racing Kennel)
3rd - 4. Superior Dune (Dragon Fire - Superior Moment, B & B Racing)
4th - 2. Relativity (Kiowa Sweet Trey - Odd Francis, James Douglas Kennel)
5th - 8. HKF Scrappy (USS Raceway - HKF Lacey, Champions Racing Team)
6th - 1. Boom’s Big Shot (Gable Wyatt - Ozark Bella, B & B Racing)
7th - 3. Ethereal Elation (Dragon Fire - Lady Of The Sea, Royal Racing Team)
8th - 7. Daphne Zuniga (Spiral Nikita - Day V Sweet Kay, Brindle Kennel)

Formerly known as the Labor Day Puppy Stakes, this marks the fifth year of its’ new moniker, named in memory of two Palm Beach County legendary sportscasters, and great friends of the Palm Beach Kennel Club, Jim Gallagher and Buck Kinnaird.

Contact: Jeff Prince (561) 683-2222, Ext. 126 / jprince@pbkennelclub.com

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