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Buck Forty takes out 2016 Group 1 Peter Mosman Classic

Buck Forty takes out 2016 Group 1 Peter Mosman Classic

BUCK Forty has secured the first group 1 of his career, taking out Saturday night’s Peter Mosman Classic (520m) in strong style. The black dog was one of two finalists for Victorian trainer Jason Thompson’s whose other runner, Invictus Rapid …Read More..


2016 Group 1 Peter Mosman Classic – best odds & free tips

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RITZA Lenny is the favourite to take out this Saturday’s Group 1 Peter Mosman Classic (520m) at Wentworth Park after coming up with the prized rails draw. Trained by Mark Gatt, the blue dog is the $2 favourite with Sportsbet …Read More..


Ring The Bell scores deserved black type victory in Superstayers

Ring The Bell scores deserved black type victory in Superstayers

GERRY O’Keeffe is planning to target further group race glory with Ring The Bell after the talented stayer scored a tough victory in the Listed Superstayers (710m) at Albion Park on Thursday night. Beginning well from box three in the …Read More..


Talking breeding: College Causeway a road to success

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THIS week’s review of litters selected from the Victorian Litter Registrations list for the week ending May 25, begins with a nice litter of 12 pups by the international stud success, College Causeway* (August 2006 Go Wild Teddy x College …Read More..


Tap Out Scarlet seeking to secure Peter Mosman upset

Tap Out Scarlet seeking to secure Peter Mosman upset

TAP Out Scarlet may be one of the outsiders in Saturday night’s Group 1 Peter Mosman Classic (520m) at Wentworth Park, but just making the final is a dream come true for her trainer Rodney Metselaar. Rated a $26 chance …Read More..


Ring The Bell chimes in with a bold run to win 2016 Superstayers

Ring The Bell chimes in with a bold run to win 2016 Superstayers

RING The Bell has scored the biggest victory of his career, taking out the Listed Superstayers (710m) at Albion Park on Thursday night. Jumping well from box three as the $4.60 outsider in the four dog field, the brindle chaser …Read More..


Karabitsakos chasing biggest success in Group 2 Bendigo Cup

Karabitsakos chasing biggest success in Group 2 Bendigo Cup

ANTHONY Karabitsakos is hoping his promising sprinter Black Mumbo can return to the racetrack with a bang when he contests a heat of the Group 2 Bendigo Cup (425m) on Sunday night. Black Mumbo hasn’t been seen since winning the …Read More..


Finn found guilty over Sweet It Is’ cocaine positive

Finn found guilty over Sweet It Is’ cocaine positive

CHAMPION stayer Sweet It Is looks destined to lose her 2015 Group 1 National Distance Championship title after trainer Braden Finn was found guilty of a breach of the prohibited substance rule. After months of hearings into the matter, the …Read More..


O’Keeffe confident ahead of Thursday’s Superstayers Invitational

O’Keeffe confident ahead of Thursday’s Superstayers Invitational

DESPITE being the outsider of the field, Victorian trainer Gerry O’Keeffe is going into Thursday’s Listed Superstayers (710m) at Albion Park full of confidence. O’Keeffe puts the polish on Ring The Bell which has drawn box three in the four …Read More..


2016 Listed Superstayers – best odds & complete betting preview

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MY Boy Brodie will aim to complete a feature race double in the sunshine state when he contests Thursday night’s Listed Superstayers (710m). The blue fawn dog guaranteed himself a start in the invitation-only, four dog field with a dominant victory …Read More..


Edmunds aiming to steer Maitland to a bright future

Edmunds aiming to steer Maitland to a bright future

LAST week the Maitland Greyhound Breeders Owners & Trainers Association (GBOTA) welcomed Tony Edmunds on board, with the veteran Journalist assuming the position of Operations Manager at the Hunter Valley track. Edmunds takes over from former manager Jeanette Bennett, who …Read More..


Stewards wrap: Trainer disqualified over poor living conditions

Stewards wrap: Trainer disqualified over poor living conditions

DOUGLAS Blake recently faced the Victorian Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board for a breach of GAR 106 (1)(c) and LR 42.1. The charges stemmed from a kennel inspection by Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) Animal Welfare Compliance Officer Arthur Evans on …Read More..


Talking breeding: Egg winner’s litter has Graham smiling

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THIS week’s review of litters from the NSW Whelping Report for the week ending January 31, starts with a nice litter of nine pups by Golden Easter Egg winner, Cosmic Rumble (April 2007 Spiral Nikita* x Spiritual Rumble). Registered by …Read More..


Pantera Nera off to Bendigo following Traralgon Cup triumph

Pantera Nera

THRILLING speedster Pantera Nera will be aimed at next Sunday’s Group 2 Bendigo Cup (425m) heats following his all-the-way triumph in the Group 2 Traralgon Cup (525m) on Saturday night. Jumping brilliantly from box six, the son of Milldean Panther …Read More..


NSW sprinters shine in Group 1 Peter Mosman semi-finals

NSW sprinters shine in Group 1 Peter Mosman semi-finals

TWO of the finest sprinters in NSW, El Magnifico and Ritza Lenny, stole the show at Wentworth Park on Saturday night, scoring scintillating victories in their respective semi-finals of the Group 1 Peter Mosman Classic (520m). Despite the GBOTA alerting …Read More..


Pantera Nera takes out 2016 Group 2 Traralgon Cup

Pantera Nera takes out 2016 Group 2 Traralgon Cup

PANTERA Nera has put in a tenacious performance to take out the Group 2 Traralgon Cup (525m) on Saturday night. Stepping brilliantly from box six, the son of Milldean Panther and Go Jessie’s Girl went straight to the early lead …Read More..


Bear gets the gold in Northern Districts Cup final

Bear gets the gold in Northern Districts Cup final

BEAR’S Gold proved he is a greyhound with a bright future when he defeated a quality field to claim Friday night’s Listed Northern Districts Cup (450m) at Shepparton. Stepping fairly from box seven, the fawn dog settled in third spot …Read More..


Traralgon Cup betting tips and best bookie odds for 2016 running

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EREN Bale will be aiming to secure the biggest victory of his career when he contests the Group 2 Traralgon Cup (525m) on Saturday night. Drawn in box two, the son of Bella Infrared and Fyna Bale is the $3.80 …Read More..


NSW greyhound racing bracing itself as inquiry report handed down

NSW greyhound racing bracing itself as inquiry report handed down

ANIMAL welfare groups are hoping that findings from the NSW Special Commission of Inquiry into greyhound racing will be the beginning of the end for the industry. The inquiry was launched in 2015 following the controversial live-baiting scandal which was …Read More..


El Magnifico in supreme order ahead of Peter Mosman semi-finals

El Magnifico in supreme order ahead of Peter Mosman semi-finals

EL Magnifico looms as the best local chance to take out this year’s Group 1 Peter Mosman Classic (520m) at Wentworth Park following on from his stunning 29.59 heat victory at headquarters last weekend. Despite only beginning fairly in his …Read More..


GRV appoints new Chief Steward & Animal Welfare General Manager

GRV appoints new Chief Steward & Animal Welfare General Manager

GREYHOUND Racing Victoria announced on Wednesday that it has appointed Karen Lees as its new Chief Steward. Lees, who has been appointed for a two-year period, takes over from Glenn Fish, who left the top job earlier in 2016 to take …Read More..


2016 Listed Northern Districts Cup – free tips & betting preview

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PROVEN Kodiak is the favourite to win the Listed Northern Districts Cup (450m) at Shepparton on Friday night. Installed as the $2.60 top elect from box four with Sportsbet, the son of Nitro Burst and Blue Pie Girl comes into …Read More..


Proven Kodiak the one to beat in Listed Northern Districts Cup

Proven Kodiak the one to beat in Listed Northern Districts Cup

PROVEN Kodiak remains the greyhound to beat in Friday night’s Listed Northern Districts Cup (450m) at Shepparton despite being beaten in his heat of the $25,000 to the winner feature on Monday. Jumping poorly from box one, the Wayne Vassallo-trained …Read More..


Reliving the Woolley Wilson – Para Main match race 43 years on

Reliving the Woolley Wilson – Para Main match race 43 years on

IT was arguably one of the strangest match races ever organised in Australia. On June 15, 1973 Australia’s highest prize money winning sprinter and perennial crowd favourite, Woolley Wilson, took on the new Richmond track record holder, Para Main, in …Read More..


Pantera Nera on the prowl for Traralgon Cup trophy

Pantera Nera on the prowl for Traralgon Cup trophy

CONSISTENT sprinter Pantera Nera will be out to secure the biggest win of his career this week when he lines up for the 2016 Group 2 Traralgon Cup (525m) on Saturday night. Trained at Hazelwood North by Gavin Burke, the …Read More..


Stewards wrap: Two trainers disqualified for positive swabs

Stewards wrap: Two trainers disqualified for positive swabs

NEW South Wales trainer Gavin Lowe has been slapped with a disqualification after being found guilty of breaching GAR 83(2) which relates to prohibited substances. The specifics of the charge were that Lowe’s greyhound, Pure White Cloud, returned a urine …Read More..


Why are we risking the welfare of the breed for pure speed?

Why are we risking the welfare of the breed for pure speed?

HAS our uniquely Australian obsession with breeding for speed led to weaker greyhounds? Are we far too obsessed by track records and ever faster times? Should we instead be concentrating on breeding stronger chasers? Punters are the lifeblood of racing …Read More..


Zambora Brockie takes out 2016 Horsham Cup

Zambora Brockie takes out 2016 Horsham Cup

ZAMBORA Brockie proved why he is one of the top greyhounds in Australia with an emphatic victory in the Group 2 Horsham Cup (480m) on Sunday afternoon. Starting from box eight as the $1.90 favourite following his 26.72 heat victory …Read More..


2016 Group 2 Horsham Cup – best odds & free betting preview

Marbo's Magic winning Maitland Gold Cup

MARGINS will be aiming to become the first greyhound to win back-to-back Horsham Cups when the son of Bekim Bale and Gogo Sutro lines up in the group 2 event on Sunday afternoon. Trained by Brooke Ennis, the black dog …Read More..


Bravo’s fabulous five set to feature in Peter Mosman heats

Bravo’s fabulous five set to feature in Peter Mosman heats

THE powerful Victorian kennel of Brett and Kelly Bravo looks certain to play a strong hand in the heats of the Group 1 Peter Mosman Classic (520m) at Wentworth Park on Saturday night, with five contenders across the 10 qualifiers. …Read More..


 

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