Bruce Knight is the Secretary Manager of Casino Greyhound Racing Club. Bruce provides us with weekly race reviews of Casino Greyhound Racing meetings.
Sunday 20th March 2011
Last Friday celebrated the 75th Anniversary of greyhound racing at Casino, and it was great to see some names that have been synonymous with the club over the years getting some of the “spoils” on the day. Opening up proceedings …Read More..
Saturday 12th March 2011
The well performed Farmer’s Image upset some of her fancied rivals when she led all of the way in the Sportingbet stake at Casino last Friday. Jumping out from box two, she held the rails running in the run to …Read More..
Saturday 5th March 2011
The well performed Bacardi Breeze atoned for two recent minor placings when she took out the Casino RSM Free For All last Friday. It was a three way “go” as they went to the back, with the inside runners Bacardi …Read More..
Sunday 27th February 2011
A slick beginning ensured fastest qualifier Bralyn Riley victory in the rich final of the Rapidvite Maiden series at Casino last Friday. Having drawn wide in box seven, the start was all important, and Bralyn Riley stepped out well to …Read More..
Saturday 19th February 2011
Next Friday’s rich Rapidvite Maiden Final appears to be a two dog affair, after both quarter final winners had decisive wins. It was a tale of two different stories though, with Brad Northfield’s Bralyn Riley leading all of the way …Read More..
Sunday 13th February 2011
Well boxed sprinter Calamber returned to her best form with a solid win in the Buckingham Chuck stake at Casino last Friday. Wearing the pink rug, as is the fashion for the month, she kept a straight line from the …Read More..
Saturday 5th February 2011
Veteran performer Pitch Blue Chief resumed from an injury enforced lay off to score an emphatic win in the Paul Wasson Electrical stake at Queen Elizabeth Park last Friday. Jumping straight to the lead from box two, the four and …Read More..
Saturday 29th January 2011
A determined chasing effort by young greyhound Robbed saw her take out the Mc Donald’s Pharmacy maiden last Friday. After jumping well and leading early, she couldn’t quite get to the front, and suffered severe buffeting as the went into …Read More..
Saturday 22nd January 2011
Casino Cup winner Bundanoon returned to her home track to score a slashing win in her heat of the Blue Paws 5th grade series last Friday. Having only won one fifth grade event over the short journey, she was able …Read More..
Tuesday 28th December 2010
After an injuy plagued start to his career, Pretty Knocka finally hit his straps with a good maiden win at Casino last Friday. Trainer Chris Supple has continued to oversee and overcome the nagging problems, and now being in fine …Read More..
Thursday 23rd December 2010
A last stride win to the well bred Baranbali gave local trainer Athol Bradley an early Christmas present at the Casino meeting last Friday. The Darren Anderson trained Groovy Beyond looked all over a winner when he got a big …Read More..
Saturday 4th December 2010
The speedy Firefly Curly atoned for two recent placings with a strong win at Casino last Friday. Beginning well, as she normally does, she took up the running at the first bend to dash away. Her nemesis is the last …Read More..
Saturday 27th November 2010
Pretty Norris continued his outstanding form to take out the Blue Paws Super Series final last Friday. On the strength of three wins from his last four outings, including his heat win, Pretty Norris was always the TAB favourite, and …Read More..
Saturday 13th November 2010
A brilliant beginning enabled Silver Goblet to set the time standard of 27.44 for the 484 metre journey last Friday. Exiting from box four, he was soon on the bunny and left his opponents in his wake as he carved …Read More..
Saturday 6th November 2010
The number seven is a lucky number for many, and it certainly proved lucky last Friday when more than half of the program was won by greyhounds wearing the seven rug. Leading the onslaught was the Shane Staples trained Cool …Read More..
Monday 1st November 2010
A quick beginning form the five box gave unbeaten puppy Fire Break victory in the Pop Northfield Memorial maiden last Friday. Clearly the most consistent runner in the series with three straight wins, he went straight to the lead and …Read More..
Monday 25th October 2010
On times, not much separates the finalists in this week’s Pop Northfield Memorial maiden after the semi finals were run last Friday. Fastest qualifier was Fire Hawk who ran a sizzling 22.97. Trainer Jan Finneran told me that he has …Read More..
Sunday 17th October 2010
Speedy sprinter Bralyn Stripes took out the Casino RSM Club / Don Waldron Anniversary Trophy with an all of the way win last Friday. The best beginner of the three greyhounds local trainer Brad Northfield had engaged, set up his …Read More..
Sunday 3rd October 2010
Versatile greyhound Bundanoon caused somewhat of a mild “boilover” when she took out the Charcoal Inn Casino Cup at Queen Elizabeth Park on Friday. Fastest qualifier Azure Allegro was all the rage with punters, and all was going to script …Read More..
Monday 27th September 2010
Alstonville trainer Neville Robson holds the “whip hand” in this Friday’s Charcoal Inn Casino Cup final, when the two of his runners won their heats last week. Azure Allegro clocked the fastest of the heat winners running a sizzling 27.27 …Read More..
Sunday 19th September 2010
Former sprint track record holder Surin’ Sal showed she is right on track for this week’s Charcaol Inn Casino Cup heats with a decisive win in the cup prelude last Friday. Beginning beautifully from box six, she was outside the …Read More..
Monday 13th September 2010
Versatile greyhound Bundanoon was clearly the fastest qualifier for this week’s Blue Paws fifth grade final with a slashing 27.26 win in his heat. The Jeffrey Smith trained galloper went straight to the front, and the further they went, the …Read More..
Saturday 4th September 2010
Little separated the four heat winners of the Casino Rural Traders sprint series that were conducted last Friday. Intermittent showers throughout the day made the track very heavy, and it was left to the final heat winner Kid Middy to …Read More..
Monday 30th August 2010
Consistent galloper Nice Product overcame a few difficulties before taking out the Meat E Vite Extra Pro stake at Casino last Friday. Beginning well from box eight, she couldn’t cross the field, and at the winning post the first time …Read More..
Monday 16th August 2010
Bralyn Midge, a litter brother to “boom” puppy Bralyn County, etched his own way into the history pages, when he recorded a new track sprint track record at Casino last Friday. It was a great training performance by Brad and …Read More..
Saturday 7th August 2010
Since the introduction of electric timing bringing the clocking of dogs down to one 100th of a second, it is strange to see exact times being recorded at a meeting. On Friday though, three greyhound clocked 27.59 in their respective …Read More..
Saturday 31st July 2010
A slow beginning didn’t deter Holly We Know from taking out the Casino Rural Traders stake on Friday. A conspicuous last at box rise, she made a long and searching run out wide to get to the lead in the …Read More..
Sunday 25th July 2010
Litter brothers Kenstrelle and Hayden’s Run gave Barry and Mavis Wilkinson a winning training double at Casino last Friday. Both have been in good form, and it was no shock to see them win. Kennstrelle, who has a very good …Read More..
Saturday 17th July 2010
It was a case of history nearly repeating itself when Golden Earing and Hayden’s Run battled out the Royal Hotel stake at Casino last Friday. The judge couldn’t separate the pair the previous week, and when they broke away from …Read More..
Monday 5th July 2010
There is hardly a meeting goes by on the Northern Rivers without Trevor Thompson’s greyhounds featuring. Most of these dogs are named with a “Rose Hi” moniker and Trevor was at it again on Friday with a winning double at …Read More..