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Bill Collins Memorial Speed Star fields announced

Bill Collins Memorial Speed Star fields announced

THE official draw for the Group 3 Bill Collins Memorial Speed Star series (515m) has been released, with some of the country’s fastest dogs set to do battle at Sandown Park on Thursday night. The 2016 edition is the first …Read More..


All A Blaze sets the time standard in Ladies Bracelet heats

All A Blaze sets the time standard in Ladies Bracelet heats

ALL A Blaze continued her sizzling run of form on Saturday night, recording a dominant win in a heat of the Group 3 Ladies Bracelet (520m) at Wentworth Park. Trained by Paul Braddon, the daughter of El Grand Señor and …Read More..


Greyhound racing tracks overdue for a review

Greyhound racing tracks overdue for a review

AH, the Warrnambool Cup, where several fine performances could be seen as well as a hell of a lot of push and shove. Luckily, Unlawful Entry squeezed through the ruck to bust the just-established track record, running 24.72. He reached …Read More..


GRNSW call for feedback on rule to reduce unnecessary euthanasia

GRNSW call for feedback on rule to reduce unnecessary euthanasia

Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) has sent out a call to participants for input on a proposed local rule which aims to reduce the euthanasia rates of healthy greyhounds and seek to promote responsible ownership within the industry. The proposal is …Read More..


Team Bravo set for a big night at the ‘bool

Team Bravo set for a big night at the ‘bool

BRETT and Kelly Bravo will be aiming for a big night at Warrnambool next Wednesday, with runners engaged in both the Group 2 Warrnambool Cup and the Group 2 Warrnambool Classic. The features, both run over the 450m trip, are …Read More..


Talking breeding: Former Irish champ has two promising litters

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THIS week’s review of litters selected from the Victorian Litter Registrations list for the week ending March 29, begins with two litters by the 2004 Irish Greyhound of the Year and outstanding, international stud success, Premier Fantasy* (April 2002 Premier …Read More..


Greyhound racing’s girls to step out in Ladies Bracelet heats

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FOUR heats of the Group 3 Ladies Bracelet (520m) are set to be held at Wentworth Park on Saturday night, open to the best 32 female greyhounds, plus reserves. The series has attracted a strong bunch of greyhounds in pursuit …Read More..


Racing integrity commissions based on hope alone

Racing integrity commissions based on hope alone

WE may have gone as far as we can in discussing welfare and breeding issues. In any event, I find it annoying to be verballed so regularly, and to note so many extravagant statements made by people who do not …Read More..


Azzopardi holds all the aces to win 2016 Warrnambool Cup

Azzopardi holds all the aces to win 2016 Warrnambool Cup

ANTHONY Azzopardi looks set to make a huge impact throughout the 2016 Group 2 Warrnambool Cup (450m) series, with seven runners engaged across the eight heats on Wednesday night. Among his chances is boom pup Ultimate Magic which is the …Read More..


$12,000 raised for the RSL through GRV’s Red Dog Run

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A MASSIVE $12,000 has been raised through Greyhound Racing Victoria’s (GRV) Red Dog Run, with the proceeds going to the RSL’s 2016 Anzac Appeal. The inaugural Red Dog Run saw GRV donate $250 to help current and former members of …Read More..


Ima Wagtail’s 2016 Perth Cup victory a boon for the West

Ima Wagtail’s 2016 Perth Cup victory a boon for the West

THE narrow nose victory by Ima Wagtail in the $150,000-to-the-winner final of the Perth Cup (Group 1), the first to be run at the new Cannington circuit, and, obviously, the first to be run at the new sprint distance of …Read More..


Queensland racing to remain stuck in the past

Queensland racing to remain stuck in the past

AT best, it will be more of the same old stuff. More likely, it will sustain the steady decline in the fortunes of Queensland greyhound racing. The Queensland Parliament has just passed new laws which separate its new integrity unit …Read More..


Seeking Justice to head home to Victoria after Galaxy win

Seeking Justice to head home to Victoria after Galaxy win

SEEKING Justice will return to Victoria to the kennels of Jimmy Auld following his sensational win in the Group 1 Galaxy (715m) at Cannington on Saturday night. The 32 kilogram chaser was midfield to begin but used box one to …Read More..


Iwanyk & Ima Wagtail score maiden group 1 wins in 2016 Perth Cup

Iwanyk & Ima Wagtail score maiden group 1 wins in 2016 Perth Cup

IT was a case of third time lucky for John Iwanyk on Saturday night at Cannington when the leading WA mentor landed a last stride victory in the Group 1 Perth Cup (520m) with Ima Wagtail. The black dog was …Read More..


Ima Wagtail secures 2016 Perth Cup triumph

Ima Wagtail secures 2016 Perth Cup triumph

IMA Wagtail has taken out the first Group 1 Perth Cup (520m) conducted on the brand new Cannington track for local trainer John Iwanyk. The son of Oaks Road and Aella began well from box one but was beaten for …Read More..


Seeking Justice wins the 2016 Group 1 Galaxy

Seeking Justice wins the 2016 Group 1 Galaxy

SEEKING Justice scored the biggest win of his 48 start career on Saturday night, taking out the Group 1 Galaxy at Cannington. Starting as the $1.90 favourite off box one, the brindle dog was midfield to begin but was able …Read More..


The last word – Zipping Bella a rough chance in the Galaxy

The last word – Zipping Bella a rough chance in the Galaxy

PROMINENT WA conditioner Steve Shinners will be taking on the role of spectator tonight when Zipping Bella lines up in the Group 1 Galaxy (715m) at Cannington. Shinners half owns the daughter of Dyna Tron and Cho Chang, $17 with …Read More..


Warrnambool greyhounds illustrate some key issues

Warrnambool greyhounds illustrate some key issues

THE 14 Warrnambool Classic heats have been run and won – some in very quick time (Sausage Sizzle 24.93 and One For Me 24.94). Betting turnover was average in NSW for these time slots but punting success would have been …Read More..


Sportsbet sign up offer gives chance to win big on WA features

Sportsbet sign up offer gives chance to win big on WA features

WESTERN Australia will steal the greyhound racing spotlight on Saturday night with the running of the Group 1 Perth Cup and the Group 1 Galaxy at Cannington, and now Sportsbet.com.au are giving punters the chance to win big with an …Read More..


Group 1 Galaxy – runner by runner stats and best bookie odds

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SEEKING Justice is all the rage to take out this Saturday’s Group 1 Galaxy at Cannington after a stunning debut over the track and trip last weekend. Lining up for his first start for WA mentor Keith Harding, the son …Read More..


Group 1 Perth Cup odds, tips and betting preview

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THE biggest race on the WA greyhound racing calendar will be run this Saturday night, with the Perth Cup to take centre stage at the brand new Cannington track. Despite the track only being open weeks prior to the series, …Read More..


Talking breeding: Could this litter be a gold earner?

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THIS week’s review of litters selected from the NSW Whelping Report for the week ending December 17, 2015 starts with two litters registered by Churchable breeder, Casey Dargusch, with a total of 16 pups. The first of the two litters …Read More..


France Soir scores stunning Queensland Derby success

France Soir scores stunning Queensland Derby success

FRANCE Soir has upstaged some of his more fancied rivals to score a determined victory in the Group 2 Queensland Derby (520m) at Albion Park on Thursday night. The black dog began fairly from box two and was outpaced by …Read More..


Sausage Sizzle & Aeroplane Bob faves for Warrnambool Classic

Sausage Sizzle & Aeroplane Bob faves for Warrnambool Classic

FOURTEEN heats have been run and won of the Group 2 Warrnambool Classic over the past two days, with a number of greyhounds bursting into the spotlight as leading contenders for the $75,000 to the winner final on May 4. …Read More..


Behind the binoculars of the 2016 Perth Cup and Galaxy

Behind the binoculars of the 2016 Perth Cup and Galaxy

THE voice of Western Australian greyhound racing, Peter O’Neill, will pick up the binoculars and microphone to call his 10th Group 1 Perth Cup at Cannington on Saturday night. The 47-year-old has a burning passion for for the sport shared …Read More..


Do we need this sort of racing?

Do we need this sort of racing?

UNABLE to find my usual Horsham fields this Tuesday I suddenly realised that Warrnambool had taken over to run their annual picnic race meetings, titled the Warrnambool Classic, spread over 14 heats on Tuesday and Wednesday with semis and final …Read More..


Mullany out to secure maiden group win in 2016 Perth Cup

Mullany out to secure maiden group win in 2016 Perth Cup

A LAST minute decision by WA trainer Tim Mullany and some of his owners to buy a greyhound from Tasmania could earn the group a massive $140,000 if Lorus Time can salute in Saturday night’s Group 1 Perth Cup (520m) …Read More..


Burnett hoping for more Brisbane success in Group 2 QLD Derby

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VICTORIAN trainer David Burnett is hoping his talented sprinter My Silver Chisel can upstage some of the Sunshine State’s best young males when he contests the Group 2 Queensland Derby (520m) at Albion Park this Thursday night. The son of …Read More..


Greyhounds need to go to the fair work tribunal

Greyhounds need to go to the fair work tribunal

DOGS are not as strong as we hope they might be. Or most of them anyway. While there is unshakeable evidence that over-racing does not work out for stayers (see umpteen previous articles on this topic) we are now seeing …Read More..


Brad Hill Billy qualifies for Dubbo Cup with track record run

Brad Hill Billy qualifies for Dubbo Cup with track record run

BRAD Hill Billy stamped himself as the greyhound to beat in this Sunday’s Dubbo Gold Cup (516m) final with stunning track record run in his heat on Monday night. Stepping from box five in the second of four heats, the …Read More..


 

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