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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..


Aeroplane Bob the bookies favourite to win Warrnambool Classic

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FOURTEEN heats of the Group 2 Warrnambool Classic (450m) are scheduled to be run across Tuesday (12) and Wednesday (2) this week, with a stack of talent engaged throughout the 2016 series. Aeroplane Bob is the $8 favourite with Bet365’s …Read More..


Andrew Johnson disqualified over death & treatment of greyhounds

Andrew Johnson disqualified over death & treatment of greyhounds

ON Sunday Racing Queensland (RQ) Stewards conducted an inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the death of the greyhound Gold Plated, a winner of three races from 33 starts, at the Bouldercombe property of her trainer, Andrew Johnson. On March 1, …Read More..


Seeking Justice the fastest qualifier for 2016 Group 1 Galaxy

Seeking Justice the fastest qualifier for 2016 Group 1 Galaxy

SEEKING Justice will be aiming to secure his first win at the highest level after winning his heat of the Group 1 Galaxy (720m) on Saturday night at Cannington. Stepping fairly from box five, the brindle dog was able to …Read More..


Victorian blazes his way into Perth Cup as fastest qualifier

Victorian blazes his way into Perth Cup as fastest qualifier

VICTORIAN powerhouse Blazin’ Bomber is the fastest qualifier heading into the 2016 Group 1 Perth Cup (520m) after a dominant 29.85 heat performance at Cannington on Saturday night. Starting from box three, the black dog was able to muster pace …Read More..


NSW Racing Minister adding to his scratchy formguide

NSW Racing Minister adding to his scratchy formguide

RACING Minister Troy Grant, who doubles as Justice and Police Minister, is under strong attack from a normally conservative group, the NSW Bar Association, for introducing a bill related to crime prevention that the Association claims will “restrict a person’s …Read More..


Megsie Marble takes out Group 3 Nowra Summer Puppy Classic

Megsie Marble takes out Group 3 Nowra Summer Puppy Classic

MEGSIE Marble stamped herself as one of the most promising pups in NSW with a stunning victory in Saturday night’s Group 3 Nowra Summer Puppy Classic. Starting from box three in the $25,000 to the winner event, the daughter of …Read More..


Group 3 Nowra Summer Puppy Classic – free tips and preview

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MEGSIE Marble is the short priced favourite to take out Saturday’s Group 3 Nowra Summer Puppy Classic after two slashing performances in her heat and semi-final respectively. The daughter of High Earner and Secret Marble came into the series with …Read More..


Unsung ‘heroes’ join a select band of greyhound greats

Unsung ‘heroes’ join a select band of greyhound greats

ANYBODY looking through the form for the Sandown meeting on Thursday night (April 14) might have noticed two greyhounds drawn to compete who, between them, recently joined a select band of performers to have won at their 100th race start. …Read More..


Mackellar on cloud nine following Fabregal’s Futurity triumph

Mackellar on cloud nine following Fabregal’s Futurity triumph

FABREGAL created history on Thursday night when she became the first South Australian-trained greyhound to take out the Group 2 Bogie Leigh Futurity (520m) at Albion Park. Starting from box one in the $47,250 to the winner feature, the black …Read More..


2016 Group 1 Galaxy heats – free tips and best prices

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THE nation’s best stayers will be shooting for stardom on Saturday night, with four heats of the lucrative Group 1 Galaxy (715m) set to be run at Cannington. Worth $80,000 to the winner, Lioness Lulu is the $7.50 favourite to …Read More..


Racing Authority goes where angels fear to tread

Racing Authority goes where angels fear to tread

GREYHOUND Racing NSW is to be congratulated on the energy it is putting into smartening up administration of the industry following some dubious incidents in recent years. However, its latest effort to ensure greater discipline from both participants and “persons” …Read More..


Talking Breeding: Awesome Project has bloodlines to excel at stud

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THIS week’s review of litters selected from the NSW Whelping Report for the week ending December, 2015 starts with two litters by the beautifully bred, dual group 2 winner and outstanding stud prospect, Awesome Project (March 2011 Collision x Honour …Read More..


Victorian greyhound ultra impressive in Queensland Derby heat

Victorian greyhound ultra impressive in Queensland Derby heat

MY Silver Chisel will start as the favourite in next week’s Group 2 Queensland Derby (520m) after a dominant heat display at Albion Park on Thursday night. Despite being drawn awkwardly in box six, the son of Magic Sprite and …Read More..


2016 Perth Cup heats – the main contenders & the top bookie odds

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THE Group racing spotlight will shine on Western Australia on Saturday night with eight heats of the Group 1 Perth Cup (520m). It is the first running of WA’s most prestigious event on the newly opened Cannington circuit, with a …Read More..


Fabregal wins 2016 Group 2 Bogie Leigh Queensland Futurity

Fabregal wins 2016 Group 2 Bogie Leigh Queensland Futurity

SOUTH Australian raider Fabregal has taken out the Group 2 Bogie Leigh Futurity at Albion Park, fighting out a tough finish to score an emphatic victory on Thursday night. Trained by Robyn Mackellar, the daughter of Fabregas and Allinga Aye …Read More..


Soda Man set to shake things up in 2016 Perth Cup heats

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SODA Man will be out to give young training duo Correy Grenfell and Samantha Ferguson their first group 1 finalist when he contests a heat of the prestigious Perth Cup (520m) at Cannington on Saturday night. The son of Fabregas …Read More..


 

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