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Racing Queensland suspends a further 23 trainers

Racing Queensland suspends a further 23 trainers

A FURTHER 23 registered Queensland participants have now been suspended following on from the live-baiting scandal which has gripped the entire greyhound racing industry. The unnamed trainers have been stood down as part of Racing Queensland’s ongoing investigation into the …Read More..


Beteasy latest brand to disappear, becomes Crownbet

Crownbet

LEADING bookmaker BetEasy is set to join the funeral pyre of brands in the online gambling scene in Australia. The Matthew Tripp-fronted BetEasy will be re-branded Crownbet, after 67 per cent of the company was sold to Crown Resorts last …Read More..


2015 Group 3 Magic Maiden – the best on breeding

2015 Group 3 Magic Maiden – the best on breeding

THE Group 3 Magic Maiden series always manages to produce some highly-talented pups and this year is no different as we look forward to 11 exciting heats this Sunday at Wentworth Park. The final will be held on April 4 – …Read More..


Where did we come from?

Where did we come from?

A WATCHFUL reader – “RufusLelevrier” – suggests there are some doubts about long term purity of the greyhound breed, something I championed in a recent article.. Well, we may never know the precise answer to that, not over such a …Read More..


The Meadows greyhound tips & betting preview March 14 2015

The Meadows greyhound tips & betting preview March 14 2015

THERE is plenty of talent engaged at The Meadows tonight, with 12 races to be run and won. Best Bet: Race 10: Spring Leaf Best Roughie: Race 3: Shout Out Loud Quaddie: Leg 1: 1,2 – Leg 2: 1,2,6 – …Read More..


Stewards wrap: Greyhounds granted a stay of proceedings

Stewards wrap: Greyhounds granted a stay of proceedings

IN THE lead up to the biggest race series in NSW, the Group 1 Golden Easter Egg, Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) announced on Friday that the NSW Racing Appeals Tribunal had granted an interim stay of proceedings until 12pm Monday …Read More..


Wentworth Park greyhound tips & betting preview March 14 2015

Wentworth Park greyhound tips & betting preview March 14 2015

TONIGHT we see some interstate contenders make their way to Wentworth Park ahead of next week’s Group 1 Golden Easter Egg heats. It should be a great carnival and tonight’s meeting looks a cracker. Best Bet: Race 2: Schooner Doll …Read More..


Quasi Bale Victorious In Group 2 Richmond Derby Final

Quasi Bale Victorious In Group 2 Richmond Derby Final

VICTORIAN chaser Quasi Bale was simply brilliant in the final of the Group 2 Richmond Derby on Friday night, with trainer Mark Delbridge and owner Paul Wheeler now $40,000 richer. The son of Bekim Bale and Amanda Bale finished second …Read More..


Greyhound tips & betting preview March 13 2015

Greyhound tips & betting preview March 13 2015

A BIG night of racing awaits at Richmond with the running of the Group 2 Richmond Derby over the testing 535-metre trip. With a good card on offer, we are going to venture to the Londonderry circuit to see if …Read More..


No Donuts Hungry For Success in Group 2 Richmond Derby final

No Donuts Hungry For Success in Group 2 Richmond Derby final

PROMISING youngster No Donuts will contest his first Group race at just his seventh career start when he lines up in Friday nights Group 2 Richmond Derby final for Londonderry trainer Johannes Vanderburg and owner Brad Canty. The son of …Read More..


The Richmond Derby features a rare dead-heat for first

The Richmond Derby features a rare dead-heat for first

DESPITE the incredible number of feature races run across the nation over the almost nine decades since racing began, very few have resulted in dead-heats for first. The 1984 final of the Richmond Derby is one of the handful which …Read More..


This week in racing history

This week in racing history

March 12 Champion West Australian sprinter Reggemite scored by nine and a half lengths over 530 metres at Mandurah in 1999 and ran a new track record time of 30.10. At his previous start, Reggemite had run seventh in the …Read More..


Three weeks of massive industry changes…and it’s far from over

Three weeks of massive industry changes…and it’s far from over

THE live-baiting scandal has plunged the sport of greyhound racing into turmoil with participants nationwide struggling to pick up the pieces of their decimated industry. 

However, maybe the whole fiasco is exactly what was needed to incite the changes required …Read More..


Group 2 Richmond Derby tips & betting preview

Group 2 Richmond Derby tips & betting preview

RICHMOND will host the next leg of the Thank Dog It’s Friday series tomorrow, with the final of the Group 2 Richmond Derby to be run and won over 535 metres. First introduced in 1974 for male dogs only, this …Read More..


Too many cooks – and other matters

Too many cooks – and other matters

WIKIPEDIA may not always be completely reliable but on the subject of committees – a system which controls every aspect of Australian racing – it seems to have got it right. “Design by committee is a disparaging term when a …Read More..


Sandown Park greyhound tips & betting preview March 12 2015

Sandown Park greyhound tips & betting preview March 12 2015

THERE are some quality chasers engaged at tonight’s Sandown Park meeting with 12 races to be run and won at the metropolitan track. Lets see if we can find you some winners. Best Bet: Race 5: Weblec Belle Best Roughie: …Read More..


Angle Park greyhound tips & betting preview March 12 2015

Angle Park greyhound tips & betting preview March 12 2015

A SOLID 11 race card is on offer at Angle Park tonight with some of the state’s best greyhounds engaged throughout the meeting. Hopefully we can steer you towards a couple of winners. Best Bet: Race 9: Young Gun Mcbain …Read More..


Albion Park greyhound tips & betting preview March 12 2015

Albion Park greyhound tips & betting preview March 12 2015

ANOTHER cracking Thursday night of racing around the country and we think we have found you some terrific bets at Albion Park tonight. Best Bet: Race 5: Super Velo Best Roughie: Race 10: Don’t Go Quietly Quaddie: Leg 1: 1 …Read More..


GRV board steps down, another swiftly appointed

GRV board steps down, another swiftly appointed

THE board of Greyhound Racing Victoria has resigned. Following an interim report from racing commisioner Sal Perna today, GRV interim chair Michael Harms offered the resignation of the entire board. The news came just minutes after Perna cleared the board …Read More..


Greyhound tips & betting preview March 11 2015

Greyhound tips & betting preview March 11 2015

THERE is plenty of racing around the country today, with our tips coming from Angle Park in South Australia. It looks to be a handy card of racing, with 11 races to be run and won. Best Value: Race 10: …Read More..


Who wasn’t involved: the evidence should be available

Who wasn’t involved: the evidence should be available

ONE of the most amazing examples of the failure of the greyhound hierarchy to deal efficiently and professionally with the vast amount of video evidence collected by the undercover cameras shown on the recent Four Corners exposé has been by …Read More..


Live-baiting saga update: Tom Noble to fight cruelty charges

Live-baiting saga update: Tom Noble to fight cruelty charges

TOM Noble, the Queensland greyhound trainer at the centre of the live-baiting saga, will fight the charges of alleged animal cruelty he is up against. A taskforce established to investigate live-baiting within the QLD greyhound industry has slapped the 68-year-old …Read More..


The battle between emotions and facts

The battle between emotions and facts

OUTSIDE of the live baiting saga, the biggest greyhound debate in recent years has been the rise and fall of the finish-on-Lure in Australia. Given that it also has ramifications on greyhound welfare it should not be forgotten. Consider the …Read More..


Paul Newson holds forum for hundreds of Hunter participants

Paul Newson holds forum for hundreds of Hunter participants

INTERIM CEO of Greyhound Racing New South Wales (GRNSW) Paul Newson held a forum for greyhound racing participants at Cessnock Showground on Sunday. 

 The meeting provided an update on GRNSW’s response to animal welfare and integrity concerns following on …Read More..


How much is left in the tank?

How much is left in the tank?

RECENTLY, I promised to dig up some evidence from vets about the dangers of over-racing, specifically backing up inside a seven day period. That effort will continue but meanwhile here is a quote from Dr John Kohnke, noted vet and …Read More..


Luna Jinx Causes Huge Upset In Group One Superstayers Final

Luna Jinx Causes Huge Upset In Group One Superstayers Final

LUNA Jinx caused a massive upset in the final of the Group 1 Superstayers at The Meadows on Saturday night, defeating a star-studded field including new the 725-metre track record holder, Space Star. After stumbling at the start, Space Star …Read More..


Luca Neveelk scores a sensational victory in 2015 Australian Cup

Luca Neveelk scores a sensational victory in 2015 Australian Cup

LUCA Neveelk has given Gerald Kleeven his first win at Group 1 level after nearly 50 years in the greyhound racing industry, taking out Saturday’s Australian Cup at The Meadows. The blue chaser began uncharacteristically slow by his standards from …Read More..


Finn’s Dynamic Duo Dominate Richmond Derby Heats

Finn’s Dynamic Duo Dominate Richmond Derby Heats

CRANEBROOK trainer Melinda Finn had a memorable evening at Richmond on Friday night, saluting in two of the four Group 2 Richmond Derby heats conducted over 535m. Finn and her team returned to the Richmond circuit after a trip to …Read More..


Wentworth Park greyhound tips & betting preview March 7 2015

Wentworth Park greyhound tips & betting preview March 7 2015

WHILE most of the attention will be focused on The Meadows tonight for the Australian Cup and Superstayers, there is still some great racing in Sydney with an action-packed 10 race card at Wentworth Park. Best Bet: Race 2: Lord …Read More..


The Meadows greyhound tips & betting preview March 7 2015

The Meadows greyhound tips & betting preview March 7 2015

IT IS a massive night of racing at The Meadows tonight with the finals of the Group 1 Australian Cup over 525-metres and the Group 1 Superstayers over 725-metres. Best Bet: Race 2: Crackerjack Max Best Roughie: Race 12: Bounty …Read More..


 

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