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Joffa’s Me Mate aiming to score a swooping win in Launceston Cup

Joffa the great

COLLINGWOOD supporters will be tuning in to the Tassie greyhounds on Monday night to rally behind the cleverly named Joffa’s Me Mate in the Group 2 Launceston Cup (515m). Trained by Katrina Gregory, the striking black and white chaser qualified …Read More..


Unlawful Entry the toast of Tassie following Hobart Thousand win

Unlawful Entry the toast of Tassie following Hobart Thousand win

VICTORIAN sprinter Unlawful Entry will be targeted at the upcoming Group 1 Silver Chief Classic (525 metres) following his dominant victory in Thursday night’s Group 1 Hobart Thousand. Trained by Kelly and Brett Bravo, the brindle and white greyhound missed …Read More..


Moate aiming to capture the Hobart Thousand with a long shot

Moate aiming to capture the Hobart Thousand with a long shot

TASMANIAN stalwart Graeme Moate is hoping he can finally land a victory in the time-honoured Group 1 Hobart Thousand (461 metres) when his bonny bitch, Long View Belle, takes her place in the $75,000 final on Thursday night. Moate, one …Read More..


Box draw and history line up against Above All in Hobart Thousand

Box draw and history line up against Above All in Hobart Thousand

VICTORIAN trainer Robert Britton knows what it takes to win a Hobart Thousand, and how to do it on the Elwick circuit. After all, he rugged up Prankster in 2009 and last year he took Above All across the Tasman …Read More..


Above All out to break 50 year record in Hobart Thousand series

Above All out to break 50 year record in Hobart Thousand series

ABOVE All will be aiming to become the first greyhound to claim consecutive runnings of the Hobart Thousand (461 metres) in over half a century when he contests a heat of the Group 1 feature on Thursday night. Check out …Read More..


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..


 

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