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Derby Lane Million final lineup is set

D'Arcy Kennel's Mustang Geordie ($14.60), Abernathy's Hellion ($21.20) and Filipelli & O'Donnell's Hallo Mr Finigan ($6.40) won semifinal races Saturday night to qualify for the Derby Lane Million.

By DON JENSEN
Published February 25, 2007


ST. PETERSBURG - D'Arcy Kennel's Mustang Geordie ($14.60), Abernathy's Hellion ($21.20) and Filipelli & O'Donnell's Hallo Mr Finigan ($6.40) won semifinal races Saturday night to qualify for the Derby Lane Million.

Eight greyhounds with the most points enter the 550-yard championship race March 3. D'Arcy has a second finalist in San Tan Rafe. Magic City also advanced two with Camerlengo and Maxmilian Kohler. Flying Stanley (McAllister) finished sixth in his race, but wound up as the points leader with 66. Sly Star (Scheele) qualified with the lowest points, 43.

McAllister has three in the eight-dog consolation final with Flyin Bridgeport, Flying Rugby and Flying LaRussa. Marriott & Rian advanced two in Sol Deli and Sol Reign. Others in the consolation are Ctw Newsreel (LaRosa), Makin Bakin (Floyd & Porter) and Olivetti (Magic City).

In other track news, two D'Arcy greyhounds posted meet-best times in the past two days: Ebor Hero (30.31 seconds at 550 yards) and Greys Touch Gold (37.35 at 660). One fan hit the tri-super in Races 5 and 7 that paid $92,914 Saturday night.