Greyhound Racing News

O’Keeffe confident ahead of National Distance Championship

O’Keeffe confident ahead of National Distance Championship

RING The Bell will be aiming to land a third consecutive win for Victoria in the final of the Group 1 National Distance Championship (731m) at Angle Park on Saturday night. Trained by Gerry O’Keeffe, Ring The Bell is the …Read More..


Foley’s Parliament speech on greyhound ban is essential reading

Foley’s Parliament speech on greyhound ban is essential reading

AMIDST the most challenging period in the history of greyhound racing, an unlikely hero has emerged with a goal to rebuild and repair the sport. New South Wales Opposition Leader Luke Foley has gone above and beyond in his plight to …Read More..


Greyhound ban: Borsak announces plans to target Nationals

Greyhound ban: Borsak announces plans to target Nationals

THE Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party has condemned NSW Premier Mike Baird and Deputy Premier and Minister for Racing Troy Grant after their legislation to ban greyhound racing passed through the NSW Lower House in the early hours of Wednesday …Read More..


Bittersweet time for Lamb with runners in Black Top amidst ban

Bittersweet time for Lamb with runners in Black Top amidst ban

HUNTER Valley trainer Charlie Lamb is hoping that one of his prized greyhounds can lift his spirits by taking out Friday night’s Group 2 Black Top final at The Gardens as the industry struggles to come to terms with Premier …Read More..


Legislative Assembly passes bill to ban greyhound racing

Legislative Assembly passes bill to ban greyhound racing

GREYHOUND racing will be banned in New South Wales from July 1, 2017, after legislation to outlaw the sport was passed through the Lower House of state parliament 48 votes to 35. It comes just two weeks after Baird made …Read More..


Zabdon Ferrari motors his way to Townsville Cup glory

Zabdon Ferrari motors his way to Townsville Cup glory

ZABDON Ferrari scored the biggest win of his career on Tuesday night, taking out the Group 3 Townsville Cup over 498m. Stepping from box six as the $4.40 second favourite, the black dog was outpaced in the initial stages as …Read More..


Bell hoping for a krakka of a night at Dapto

Bell hoping for a krakka of a night at Dapto

KRAKKA’S brilliant 29.73 win in his semi-final of the Group 3 Dapto Maiden last Thursday night stunned race goers and punters who sent him to the boxes at $24. Among those captivated by the victory was Krakka’s trainer, Clifford Bell, …Read More..


Munro believes a win in by-election could save greyhound racing

Munro believes a win in by-election could save greyhound racing

ORANGE City Councillor Scott Munro has asked for the support of the local greyhound racing industry approaching the by-election in November, having left the National Party and re-branded himself as an independent in the wake of the NSW greyhound racing …Read More..


Stewards wrap: Riley disqualified for positive swab offence

Stewards wrap: Riley disqualified for positive swab offence

NEW South Wales trainer Mark Riley has been disqualified by Greyhound Racing NSW after he was found guilty of breaching the prohibited substance rule, GAR 83(2). The specifics of the case in question were that Riley’s greyhound, Silent Battle, returned …Read More..


Pantera Nera to start favourite in Group 2 Black Top final

Pantera Nera to start favourite in Group 2 Black Top final

STAR Victorian greyhound Pantera Nera has been declared the dog to beat in this week’s Group 2 Black Top final after his scintillating 29.53 heat victory last Friday at The Gardens. Formerly trained in the Hunter Valley, Pantera Nera has …Read More..


Owner fires back at MP for labelling her greyhound as dead

Owner fires back at MP for labelling her greyhound as dead

A TASMANIAN greyhound owner is still fuming after her retired greyhound was declared dead by a Greens MP trying to shut down the industry. During the week Andrea Dawkins, the MP for the electorate of Bass, tabled a document in …Read More..


Talking Breeding: Barcia Bale dominates with four litters

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THIS week’s review of litters selected from the Victorian Litter Registrations list for the week ending July 19, starts with two litters by Victoria’s leading metropolitan sire, Barcia Bale (March 2010 Go Wild Teddy x Princess Bale). At the end …Read More..


Berridale Boy qualifies the fastest for Group 3 Dapto Maiden

Berridale Boy qualifies the fastest for Group 3 Dapto Maiden

BERRIDALE Boy will head into next week’s Group 3 Dapto Maiden as the fastest qualifier following a stunning 29.64 win in his semi-final of the series on Thursday night. Jumping well from box seven, the Ken Burnett-trained dog was able …Read More..


SA’s Parsec Bale & Springvale Bryne qualify for National Distance

SA’s Parsec Bale & Springvale Bryne qualify for National Distance

PARSEC Bale scored the biggest victory of her career at Angle Park on Thursday night, claiming the SA Distance Championship final over the 731m trip. Jumping well from box one as a $14 shot, the Wendy Matcott-trained chaser was hampered …Read More..


Worm Burner blasts his way into 2016 Group 1 National Sprint

Worm Burner blasts his way into 2016 Group 1 National Sprint

WORM Burner proved why he is regarded as the top sprinter in the Festival State with a dominant victory in the SA Sprint Championship at Angle Park on Thursday night. Stepping from box seven over the 515m trip, the well-bred …Read More..


Kevin Humphries on ban: confirms he will ‘cross the floor’

Kevin Humphries on ban: confirms he will ‘cross the floor’

BARWON MP Kevin Humphries has spoken out in support of the New South Wales greyhound racing industry at a press conference held at the AgQuip Field Day in Gunnedah. Humphries, whose electorate encompasses approximately 44 per cent of the state, …Read More..


ARG presents proposal to ensure sustainable greyhound racing

ARG presents proposal to ensure sustainable greyhound racing

DESPITE what you may have heard, greyhound racing in NSW has a future with integrity and welfare at its core. It just needs a fair go and the right plan in place. That plan has now been drawn up. AustralianRacingGreyhound.com.au has …Read More..


Hearnden in with a double shot for the National Championships

Hearnden in with a double shot for the National Championships

SOUTH Australian trainer Paula Hearnden will have two chances of qualifying for the group 1 Nationals series when she heads to Angle Park tonight. Hearnden has Here Comes Henry engaged in the SA Distance Championship final and Marlow Brown in …Read More..


Finalists announced for 2015/2016 Victorian Greyhound of the Year

Finalists announced for 2015/2016 Victorian Greyhound of the Year

FOUR finalists have been announced for the 2015/2016 Victorian Greyhound of the Year, with the winner to be crowned at Sandown Park on Friday night. The title covers the entirety of 2015 and the first half of the 2016 calendar …Read More..


Split Image steals time honours in Townsville Cup heats

Split Image steals time honours in Townsville Cup heats

SPLIT Image will head into next week’s Group 3 Townsville Cup final as the greyhound to beat after a dominant performance in her heat of the 498m feature on Tuesday night. Stepping from box five in the first qualifier, the …Read More..


Greyhound racing participants to form new political party

Greyhound racing participants to form new political party

PARTICIPANTS from within the greyhound racing industry have announced plans to form their own political party in response to the state government’s decision to ban the sport within NSW as of July 1, 2017. Dubbed the Australian Sport and Racing …Read More..


Financial assistance confirmed as a part of Baird’s ban

Financial assistance confirmed as a part of Baird’s ban

JOHN Keniry, the head of the Greyhounds Transition Taskforce in charge of shutting down the industry, has re-assured participants that financial assistance will be available as a part of the transition package he is developing for the Government to assist …Read More..


Evidence from an alleged greyhound grave goes missing

Evidence from an alleged greyhound grave goes missing

EVIDENCE relating to an alleged greyhound burial site in the Hunter Valley has been removed prior to the RSPCA conducting an inquiry into the matter. The RSPCA headed out into bushland at Swan Bay, north of Newcastle, on Monday following …Read More..


Stewards wrap: SA greyhound trainer appeals decade-long ban

Stewards wrap: SA greyhound trainer appeals decade-long ban

A SOUTH Australian greyhound trainer has appealed his decade-long disqualification and $10,000 fine after being found guilty of a breach of the permanently banned substance rule. The specifics of the case were that, on January 5, Greyhound Racing SA (GRSA) …Read More..


WA representatives confirmed for National Championships

WA representatives confirmed for National Championships

REGALLY bred youngster Times Square is set to take on the best speedsters in the country after winning Saturday night’s WA Sprint Championship at Mandurah. Trained by Chris Halse, the victory booked the daughter of Spiral Nikita and West On …Read More..


Brockie brilliant in Victorian Sprint Championship

Brockie brilliant in Victorian Sprint Championship

CHAMPION greyhound Zambora Brockie has issued a stern warning to his fellow competitors heading towards the Group 1 National Sprint Championship following his emphatic victory at The Meadows on Saturday night. Starting from box four in the Victorian Sprint decider, …Read More..


Cardiology to represent NSW in National Distance Championship

Cardiology to represent NSW in National Distance Championship

EXCITING New South Wales stayer Cardiology will get the chance to mix it with the best in Australia after winning the NSW Distance Championship final at Wentworth Park on Saturday night. Sent out as the $2.10 favourite off box one, …Read More..


Benteke bound for South Australia following NSW Sprint win

Benteke bound for South Australia following NSW Sprint win

BENTEKE will represent New South Wales in the Group 1 National Sprint Championship after scoring a determined victory in the NSW Sprint Final at Wentworth Park on Saturday night. Trained by Ruth King, Benteke was sent to the boxes as …Read More..


NSW Sprint and Distance Championships – odds and free tips

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THE best sprinters and stayers in New South Wales will converge on Wentworth Park this Saturday night for the finals of the NSW Sprint and Distance Championships. Held over the 520m and 720m respectively, the winner of each race automatically …Read More..


Talking breeding: Al Moran litter catches the eye

Al Moran

THIS week’s review of litters selected from the Victorian Litter Registrations list for the week ending July 13, starts with a nice litter of eight pups by the well bred, little known sire, Al Moran (August 2016 Brett Lee x …Read More..


 

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