Described as a ‘Once in a Generation’ greyhound … Bella Infrared dominated America’s top track Southland, like no other.
He recorded an unbelievable 71 wins from his 100 starts at America’s top track, including a consecutive run of 19 straight.
He broke the track record there three times and still holds it today at a blistering 31.14 breaking his previous record of 31.28.
He was voted Captain of the 2012 All American Team, which is equivalent to being selected as the US Greyhound Of the Year.
He won the 2011 Southland Hound Madness Stake, the 2012 Sprint Derby, was 3rd in the 2011 Southland Derby Consolation and the Chris Chance Memorial Feature. He was also a finalist in the 2012 Southland RLC Million Dollar Series Stake finalist
Words don’t do justice to Bella Infrared .. he was just so dominant. A real superstar and a household name in the US.
***SADLY BELLA INFRARED PASSED AWAY IN JUNE 2015 AND HIS FS IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE IN AUSTRALIA***
His first pups in Australia just starting to race and include:
Eren Bale .. won 5 of first 7 inc 29.50 Sandown and 29.82 Meadows. Scorched his way into the Gr 2 Traralgon Cup final with a best of night 29.96 heat win (just two lengths outside the track record) and just ahead of his litter brother Demon Bale who qualified in 30.02. Demon Bale also has a 29.36 win at Sandown and a 30.06 win at Cranbourne to his name
Claretown Cindy … won her first 3 in a row in 24.00 Bendigo and 25.42 Ballarat
Barking Bad .. 19 starts 7 wins 8 placings .. fastest qualifier in Bulli Gold Cup 29.26 (youngest dog in the series at 21 months) 25.23 Maitland