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Brad Hill Billy breaks through in Launceston Cup final

Brad Hill Billy breaks through in Launceston Cup final

ON A night that the greyhound industry was thrown into turmoil, a local chaser was announcing himself as the real deal on Launceston’s night of nights. Up-and-coming star Brad Hill Billy produced a sensational performance to catch runaway leader Breaker’s …Read More..


2015 Group 2 Launceston Cup final tips & betting preview

2015 Group 2 Launceston Cup final tips & betting preview

THE 2015 Group 2 Launceston Cup pits two Victorian hopefuls against six quality locals in the quest for group glory and $40,000 in prizemoney. The Kelly Bravo-trained pair will be extremely hard to beat, with Ride The Rails set to …Read More..


Breaker’s Tip heads the local brigade in Launceston Cup final

Breaker’s Tip heads the local brigade in Launceston Cup final

ULTRA-CONSISTENT racer Breaker’s Tip will be the best of the local chances in next week’s $40,000-to-the-winner Group 2 Launceston Cup final after qualifying in stunning fashion on Monday night. 

Beginning flawlessly from box one in the first semi-final, the son …Read More..


Pursell steals the prize in Hobart Maiden Thousand final

Pursell steals the prize in Hobart Maiden Thousand final

BRENDAN Pursell will be driving home to Brighton a very happy man after capping off a sensational Hobart Maiden Thousand series with the quinella in the final. Pursell had expressed concerns when talking to Australian Racing Greyhound about the box …Read More..


Pursell’s trio primed to fire in Hobart’s Maiden Thousand final

Pursell’s trio primed to fire in Hobart’s Maiden Thousand final

THURSDAY night’s Maiden Thousand Final at Hobart will see the cream of the Apple Isle’s younger brigade fight it out for $10,000 in spoils. One kennel that is set to play a huge hand in the race is the Brendan …Read More..


2015 Devonport Cup Belongs to Ted Medhurst’s Dark Vito

2015 Devonport Cup Belongs to Ted Medhurst’s Dark Vito

Dark Vito has produced an enormous run to take out the Group Three Devonport Cup over 452 metres. 

 Beginning well from box two, the Ted Medhurst-trained sprinter was outpaced early by the classy Senor Slamma (box eight), which assumed …Read More..


Fahey Launches Three-pronged Assault on Devonport Cup Final

Fahey Launches  Three-pronged Assault on Devonport Cup Final

VETERAN trainer Gary Fahey will have three chances to land his first victory in the Group Three Devonport Cup when the lids fly open for the $25,000-to-the-winner event on Tuesday afternoon. 

 The Tasmanian mentor prepares consistent campaigners Breaker’s Tip, …Read More..


2015 Group Three Devonport Cup Tips & Betting Preview

2015 Group Three Devonport Cup Tips & Betting Preview

A fantastic field of chasers will contest’s Tuesday’s Group Three Devonport Cup over 452 metres. The winner of the event will take home $25,000, with the 2015 running looking a strong race on paper. Spectators can look forward to a …Read More..


2014 Hobart Thousand Rises Above All Others

2014 Hobart Thousand Rises Above All Others

Kiwi owner/breeder Alison Lee is still on cloud nine after her superb greyhound Above All scored an emphatic victory in last night’s Group One Hobart Thousand. Beginning well from box five, the Robert Britton- trained chaser found the front in …Read More..


Above All Seizes 2014 Group One Hobart Thousand

Above All Seizes 2014 Group One Hobart Thousand

The Robert Britton- trained Above All has put in a breathtaking performance to claim this year’s Group One Hobart Thousand, defeating an outstanding young field in the process. The son of Magic Sprite and Kara Janx was the standout heat …Read More..


2014 Group One Hobart Thousand Final Preview

2014 Group One Hobart Thousand Final Preview

The Hobart Thousand is the oldest race in Australia and has been won by some of the sport’s finest since it was first run in 1935. The 2014 Group One Hobart Thousand will see a terrific lineup of some of …Read More..


Beaten Brigade Make For A Quality Hobart Undercard

Beaten Brigade Make For A Quality Hobart Undercard

While all the focus will be on the Group 1 Hobart Thousand, the R.W (Bob) Brown Memorial Consolation event will again take its regular spot on Tassie’s biggest night, and as such stands as much a part of the Thousand …Read More..


The Night Two Giants Clashed In A Memorable Hobart Thousand

The Night Two Giants Clashed In A Memorable Hobart Thousand

She was the darling of the media and greyhound fans across the country. He was the one chaser who had already tested her and would later go down as the one who seemed to have her measure. When the mighty …Read More..


Darren Brown Hoping The Ride Continues In Hobart Thousand Final

Darren Brown Hoping The Ride Continues In Hobart Thousand Final

There won’t be a dry eye in the house this Thursday night if Ride The Rails can salute in the Group One Hobart Thousand final. Trained by Kelly Bravo, Ride The Rails is owned by Nadine Brown, the wife of …Read More..


Chinatown Lad Inducted Into The Tasmanian Greyhound Hall Of Fame

Chinatown Lad Inducted Into The Tasmanian Greyhound Hall Of Fame

Former champion stayer Chinatown Lad was one of four inductees to the Tasmanian Greyhound Hall of Fame at the Hobart Thousand function on Saturday night. The dark brindle son of Lilli Pilli Lad and Chinatown Babe was owned by Katrina …Read More..


Steven Clarke Books His Ticket To The Big Time

Steven Clarke Books His Ticket To The Big Time

Victorian chaser Big Ticket will go into next Thursday’s Group One Hobart Thousand as the fastest qualifier following his dominant 25.90 success last night. Beginning flawlessly from box three in the sixth of eight heats, the Steven Clarke trained chaser …Read More..


2014 Group One Hobart Thousand Heats Preview

2014 Group One Hobart Thousand Heats Preview

The Apple Isle’s most prestigious series, the Group One Hobart Thousand, kicks off this Thursday night at Hobart with eight heats of the time honoured feature. Each heat victor will go through to the $75,000 to the winner final which …Read More..


Buckle Up Wes The Toast Of Tasmania

Buckle Up Wes The Toast Of Tasmania

Saturday was a day of racing firsts for Tasmania. The state had it’s first representative in the time honoured Cox Plate with The Cleaner carrying the hopes of the entire Apple Isle. While the gelding had no success at Moonee …Read More..


Buckle Up Wes A Top Chance For Tassie

Buckle Up Wes A Top Chance For Tassie

‘Fantastic’ is the word that leading Tasmanian mentor Ted Medhurst has used to describe having a runner in this Saturday night’s Group One Topgun at The Meadows. Medhurst will put the polish on Buckle Up Wes, one of the best …Read More..


“Trifecta King” Fahey Strikes Again In Launceston

“Trifecta King” Fahey Strikes Again In Launceston

Brighton trainer Gary Fahey is making a habit of providing the trifecta in races his kennel occupants are contesting. For the second time in a matter of weeks at Monday night’s LGRC meeting conducted in Launceston, he hit the jackpot …Read More..


Johnson Not Declaring Senor Slamma A “Good Thing” In Hobart St Leger

Johnson Not Declaring Senor Slamma A “Good Thing” In Hobart St Leger

Despite the fact that smart chaser Senor Slamma has won four races in succession, Leith trainer Gary Johnson is not overly confident that the greyhound can extend the winning streak in the $7,150 M A Morgan St Leger (461 metres), …Read More..


Nichols Family To Celebrate A Treble Of Devonport Wins

Nichols Family To Celebrate A Treble Of Devonport Wins

Broadmarsh husband and wife team Keith and Joan Nichols will live it up this week on the proceeds of a winning treble at Tuesday’s NWGRC meeting conducted at the Devonport Raceway. The pair combined to win with debut running litter …Read More..


Fahey Brothers Make Clean Sweep At Devonport

Fahey Brothers Make Clean Sweep At Devonport

Brothers Gary and Greg Fahey made a clean sweep of the $5,760 George and Eileen Johnston Puppy Championship Final (452 metres) at Tuesday’s NWGRC meeting when they provided the trifecta for the annual feature with littermates Soul Sister, Rip And …Read More..


Star-studded Field To Contest Johnston Puppy Final At Devonport

Star-studded Field To Contest Johnston Puppy Final At Devonport

A classy field will contest the George and Eileen Johnston Puppy Championship Final (452 metres) at the NWGRC meeting conducted at the Devonport Raceway next Tuesday. The annual feature, named in honour of two former stalwarts of the industry in …Read More..


Allan Anderson On A Winning Streak In Tasmania

Allan Anderson On A Winning Streak In Tasmania

With a team of only eight racing greyhounds in work, it is quite an achievement for a trainer to prepare three winners on any given programme, amazingly however, Mangalore mentor Allan Anderson has been able to do just that on …Read More..


Buckle Up Wes Set To Break Thirty Year Drought For Tassie In National Sprint

Buckle Up Wes Set To Break Thirty Year Drought For Tassie In National Sprint

It has been 30 years since Tasmania, courtesy of Busy Vintage, claimed a National Sprint title. Buckle Up Wes will be looking to change that statistic when he travels to Cannington to contest the National Sprint final after taking out …Read More..


Painted Dotty Prevails In 2014 Tasmanian National Distance Final

Painted Dotty Prevails In 2014 Tasmanian National Distance Final

Odds on favourite Painted Dotty (8) prevailed in a thrilling finish to win the AGRA Tasmanian National Distance Championship Final at Launceston on Monday night. The Michael Stringer trained daughter of Mogambo and Painted Shaza (Puzzle Prize – My Tiger …Read More..


Tasmanian National Distance Finalists Look To Make History

Tasmanian National Distance Finalists Look To Make History

The National spotlight will be firmly affixed on Tasmania this Monday night as Launceston hosts their state finals of both the 2014 AGRA National Sprint and Distance Championships. When it comes to the distance final, the Apple Isle is yet …Read More..


Tasmanian National Sprint Aspirant To Be Determined At Launceston Tonight

Tasmanian National Sprint Aspirant To Be Determined At Launceston Tonight

Tasmania will determine its National Sprint representative on Monday night at Launceston. The race, which runs at 9:58pm, features multiple Group One winner Buckle Up Wes, who was also the fastest qualifier into the state final. Anthony Bullock has qualified …Read More..


Anthony Bullock Not Conceding Defeat To Buckle Up Wes

Anthony Bullock Not Conceding Defeat To Buckle Up Wes

Champion chaser Buckle Up Wes (Collision – Everlong Bale) will be at prohibitive odds about winning Division One of the J G Nelson Cup (515 metres) at Monday nights LGRC meeting. Exeter based mentor Anthony Bullock, who prepares another standout …Read More..


 

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