Queensland Racing

Julie Edmondson avoids jail time over live baiting charges

Julie Edmondson avoids jail time over live baiting charges

GREYHOUND owner and breeder Julie Edmondson has avoided a jail sentence after being charged with a range of offences stemming from last year’s live baiting scandal which rocked the greyhound racing industry to its core. Edmondson, from Thagoona, a suburb …Read More..


Vegas bound dazzles in Ipswich Auction semi-final

Vegas bound dazzles in Ipswich Auction semi-final

VEGAS Bound is the chaser to beat in next weekend’s $40,000 to the winner Group 2 Ipswich Auction series final after a stunning victory in her semi-final on Saturday night. Beginning identically to how she stepped in her heat the …Read More..


Vegas Bound set to dazzle in Group 2 Ipswich Auction series

Vegas Bound set to dazzle in Group 2 Ipswich Auction series

VEGAS Bound looms as one of the major contenders for this year’s Group 2 Ipswich Auction series (520m) following on from her sensational last to first heat victory last weekend. The daughter of Head Bound and Tina’s Show stumbled when …Read More..


Racing Queensland release racing dates for 2016-17 season

Racing Queensland release racing dates for 2016-17 season

RACING Queensland (RQ) has handed down its schedule for 2016-17 racing season, with all greyhound clubs receiving the same allocation of race meetings as 2015-16. Metropolitan racing will remain on Thursday night at Albion Park, with the Brisbane track also …Read More..


Tony Brett lands two winners of the 2016 Vince Curry Memorial

Tony Brett lands two winners of the 2016 Vince Curry Memorial

TONY Brett won’t be forgetting his win in the 2016 Group 2 Vince Curry Memorial Maiden (520m) anytime soon. The leading conditioner went into the $40,000-to-the-winner feature at Ipswich on Saturday night with three finalists, Thirty Talks (box one), Split …Read More..


On The Clock seizes time honours in 2016 Vince Curry heats

On The Clock seizes time honours in 2016 Vince Curry heats

THE Darren Russell-trained On The Clock collected time honours for this year’s Group 2 Vince Curry Memorial Maiden (520 metres) after eight heats were held at Ipswich on Saturday night. Beginning well from box seven, On The Clock got plenty …Read More..


Wilson celebrates first career Group win in Thursday’s QLD Cup

Wilson celebrates first career Group win in Thursday’s QLD Cup

PETER Wilson scored the biggest win of his training career on Thursday night when Velocity Shirl scored a sensational victory in the Group 3 Queensland Cup (600 metres) at Albion Park. Sent to the boxes as the $4.60 second elect, …Read More..


Wilson aiming to reach maximum velocity in Queensland Cup

Wilson aiming to reach maximum velocity in Queensland Cup

BUNDAMBA conditioner Peter Wilson is hoping the talented Velocity Shirl can give him his first Group victory in over 30 years as a trainer when she lines up in Thursday night’s Group 3 Queensland Cup (600 metres) at Albion Park. …Read More..


Priest praying for a fairytale finish with his father’s Old Spice

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WHEN Denise Priest whelped five pups by Lochinvar Marlow out of Takeover Teddy back in September 2012, no one was sure if the runt of the litter would survive. Now, just over three years later, that same pup has a …Read More..


Dyna on track for Group 1 double

Dyna on track for Group 1 double

REIGNING Melbourne Cup champion Dyna Double One looks poised to claim his second Group 1 triumph in less than a fortnight after his brilliant display in Thursday night’s Brisbane Cup (520 metres) heats at Albion Park. Starting from box three …Read More..


Priest out to spice up 2015 Brisbane Cup series

Priest out to spice up 2015 Brisbane Cup series

OLD Spice will be aiming to secure the biggest win of his career when he heads to Albion Park to contest a heat of the Group 1 Brisbane Cup (520 metres) on Thursday night. Trained in the Hunter Valley by …Read More..


Anja provides a much-needed fillip for Queensland racing

Anja provides a much-needed fillip for Queensland racing

On November 10 the boom Queensland short-course star Anja (Collision x Dulcinea) ventured to Lismore and continued the sensational beginning of her career by scoring a very good and determined win over 420 metres on the northern NSW circuit. The …Read More..


2015 Group 3 Ipswich Gold Cup – Ruetschi’s triple shot at glory

2015 Group 3 Ipswich Gold Cup – Ruetschi’s triple shot at glory

LEADING Queensland trainer Peter Ruetschi has three strong contenders in this Saturday’s Ipswich Gold Cup final over 520 metres. The Patrick Estate mentor puts the polish on Hougenie (box two), Sheza Keen Size (box three) and Cervelo (box seven) – …Read More..


Tony Brett hopes Keybow can lock away spot in Topgun 2015

Tony Brett hopes Keybow can lock away spot in Topgun 2015

CHAMPION trainer Tony Brett is hopeful his star sprinter Keybow will be able to confirm his spot in this month’s Group 1 Topgun when he contests the Group 3 Gold Coast Cup at Albion Park on Thursday night. The son …Read More..


2015 QLD Sprint and Distance Championships best odds & free tips

2015 QLD Sprint and Distance Championships best odds & free tips

ALBION Park will host the finals of both the Queensland Sprint and Distance Championships on Thursday night, with some of the best chasers from the Sunshine State set to do battle for a spot in the respective National finals to …Read More..


Graham desires to win an elusive Group 1 in Winter Cup series

Graham desires to win an elusive Group 1 in Winter Cup series

COLIN Graham is hoping his exciting sprinter Elusive Desire can make it four on the trot this Thursday night when he contests a heat of the Group 1 Winter Cup at Albion Park (520 metres). The son of Cold Fusion …Read More..


Wade Birch the latest casualty of live baiting scandal

Wade Birch the latest casualty of live baiting scandal

WADE Birch, the General Manager of Stewards and Integrity Operations for Racing Queensland, has been issued with a show cause notice and asked why he should not be sacked as a result of the live baiting scandal which has rocked …Read More..


Dzeko does it again in Listed Superstayers final

Dzeko does it again in Listed Superstayers final

GROUP 1 winning stayer Dzeko justified her skinny-odds in Thursday night’s Listed Superstars Invitational at Albion Park, securing victory to maintain her sensational record over the 710-metre journey. After the scratching of Sweet It Is, Dzeko was hammered by punters …Read More..


Pop The Cork set to go bang in 2015 Listed Flying Amy Classic

Pop The Cork set to go bang in 2015 Listed Flying Amy Classic

BOOM youngster Pop The Cork looms as the dog to beat in Thursday night’s Listed Flying Amy Classic at Albion Park after a near record 29.59 win in his heat last week. Trained by Peter Ruetschi, Pop The Cork, $1.65 …Read More..


Brett’s dynamic duo shine in Group 1 Albion Park Gold Cup heats

Brett’s dynamic duo shine in Group 1 Albion Park Gold Cup heats

TOP Queensland trainer Tony Brett had a terrific time at Albion Park on Thursday night, qualifying two runners through to next week’s Group 1 Gold Cup final over 710-metres including Tuavasa Shek ($3.20) which clocked a flying 41.73 in heat …Read More..


Greyhound Racing Australia-wide needs to go it alone

Greyhound Racing Australia-wide needs to go it alone

WELL, if ever greyhound racing in this country needed to be told where it sits in the minds of its greatest opponents, that confirmation came in stark reality with the comment made by NSW thoroughbred chief Peter V’Landy’s following the …Read More..


Tony Brett’s duo ready to rock on Group 1 Gold Cup heat night

Tony Brett’s duo ready to rock on Group 1 Gold Cup heat night

WITH the absence of staying champions Space Star and Sweet It Is, the door has been left wide open for trainers contesting heats of the Group 1 Macro Meats Gold Cup at Albion Park on Thursday night. Astute Grandchester mentor …Read More..


Report from QLD Commission of Inquiry set to cause big changes

Report from QLD Commission of Inquiry set to cause big changes

AN ALMOST terminal blow. That is how the final report from the Queensland Greyhound Racing Industry Commission of Inquiry has described the impact of the live baiting scandal on a decimated greyhound racing industry. The report, handed down by Alan …Read More..


Editorial calling for Racing Queensland resignations spot on

Editorial calling for Racing Queensland resignations spot on

ON APRIL 26 the editorial in the Brisbane–based Sunday Mail newspaper was short and sweet and straight to the point. Headlined ‘Boards Should Resign’, it began, ‘It’s time for members of Queensland’s All Codes racing board and the individual thoroughbred, …Read More..


A new look, but the same old problems for RQ website

A new look, but the same old problems for RQ website

IN THEIR 1971 release ‘Won’t Get Fooled Again’, the British band The Who ended the song with the lines ‘Meet the new boss, same as the old boss’. Well, Racing Queensland officially launched a ‘new’ website on April 20 with …Read More..


Dyna Villa’s dominates in Group 2 Queensland Derby final

Dyna Villa’s dominates in Group 2 Queensland Derby final

VICTORIAN superstar sprinter Dyna Villa scored the third Group win of his career at Albion Park on Thursday night, blowing his rivals away in the final of the Group 2 Queensland Derby. Stepping beautifully from box two, the Jenny Hunt-trained …Read More..


Dyna Villa dazzles in 2015 Group 2 Queensland Derby heats

Dyna Villa dazzles in 2015 Group 2 Queensland Derby heats

DYNA Villa looms as the greyhound to beat in next week’s $40,000-to-the-winner Group 2 Queensland Derby after its emphatic 29.68 heat performance on Thursday night. Stepping flawlessly from box one, the son of Collision and Roxio Bale rolled straight to the …Read More..


Over Here Successful In Group 2 Bogie Leigh Futurity Final

Over Here Successful In Group 2 Bogie Leigh Futurity Final

A RACE named in honour of the 2004 Queensland greyhound of the year, the Group 2 Bogie Leigh Futurity carried a new winner’s purse of $48,475 on Thursday night at Albion Park. Over Here started as the $2.30 favourite for …Read More..


Team Ruetschi firing ahead of QLD Derby and Futurity series

Team Ruetschi firing ahead of QLD Derby and Futurity series

FEW trainers are in as good a form as Peter Ruetschi at the moment, and the Patrick Estate-based mentor will be aiming to extend his hot run with five runners engaged in Thursday night’s Group 2 Queensland Derby heats at …Read More..


Banned QLD trainer Tom Noble refused bail

Banned QLD trainer Tom Noble refused bail

BANNED former greyhound trainer Tom Noble has been refused bail after it has been alleged that he intimidated a witness who appeared in the Ipswich Magistrates Court on Wednesday, providing another shocking turn of events in the live-baiting scandal which …Read More..


 

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