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Australian Greyhound Racing Top Prizemoney Earning Records

The Australian prizemoney records have seen rapid changes in recent years with the push toward feature races now offering in excess of $350,000 prizemoney to the winner.

With the constant flux we offer a simple list of the Australian record prizemoney earning greyhounds that we will constantly update as it changes.

High Earner was the highest career prizemoney earner with $610,070 earned from 69 starts that reaped 33 wins and 21 places including 2 Group 1 Perth Cups, the 2011 Group 1 Temlee, the 2009 Queensland Derby, 2009 WA Derby, 2009 Vince Curry Memorial; a second in the 2009 Australian; and making finals of the 2009 Topgun, 2010 Adelaide Cup, 2010 Temlee, 2010 Australian Cup and 2011 Golden Easter Egg.

It took a Group 1 Temlee win for High Earner in February 2011 for him to break Rapid Journey’s long standing prizemoney record of $530,995, which had stood since 1998.

In February 2013, Miata won her 5th Group 1 and 40th career win in the Group 1 Galaxy at Cannington at her 46th start and took her prize money to a new Australian record of $671,508. The fawn flash retired later that year with $715,508 to her name.

The mighty Miata didn’t hold onto the record for long, in 2014 the incredibly versatile Xylia Allen assumed the top spot on the list for owner Jan Wheeler and trainer Jenny Hunt. The champion bitch retired late in 2014 with an incredible 40 wins and $743,730 in prize money earnings.

Xylia Allen remains in the number one spot and it will take an almighty chaser to knock her off the top.

Australia’s Top Prizemoney Earning Greyhounds

RankingGreyhoundPrizemoneyRace RecordOwnerTrainerLast Raced

1

Xylia Allen

$743,730

83:40-13-12

Janice Wheeler

Jenny Hunt

2014

2

Miata

$715,508

51:42-2-4

Nicole Wheeler-Whye

Paul Stuart

2013

3

Dyna Villa

$645,730

38:21-7-6

Brendan Wheeler

Jenny Hunt

4

Destini Fireball

$631,195

65:25-11-7

Riverwalk (Syn)

Norm Rinaldi

2014

5

Sweet It Is

$620,565

53:16-13-5

Braden Finn

Two Bear’s (Syn)

6

Glen Gallon

$618,827

71:37-11-4

Velocity Lodge PTN (Syn)

Tony Brett

2013

7

High Earner

$610,070

69:33-13-8

Dave Robartson

Kelvyn Greenough

2011

8

Dyna Nalin

$589,995

57:30-12-6

Brendan Wheeler

Paul Stuart

2014

9

Black Magic Opal

$586,215

48:35-6-1

Black Opal (Syn)

Jason Thompson

2014

10

El Grand Senor

$581,335

43:35-4-1

Carolyn Jones

Carolyn Jones

2011

11

Irma Bale

$579,466

90:37-25-6

Paul Wheeler

Graeme Bate

2013

12

Buckle Up Wes

$551,965

53:30-8-5

Johnson Sutton (SYN)

Edward Medhurst

2015

13

Radley Bale

$531,465

102:37-20-7

Paul Wheeler

Graeme Bate

2012

14

Rapid Journey

$530,995

54:33-6-5

Jane Carruthers

Jane Carruthers

1998

15

Dyna Tron

$519,753

61:31-7-6

Paul Wheeler

Andrea Dailly

2012

16

El Galo

$519,380

71:44-13-6

Seona Thompson

David Robartson

2009

17

Luca Neveelk

$507,865

37:27-4-3

Paul Kleeven

Gerald Kleeven

18

Keybow

$500,865

42:20-7-4

Kelvin Lean

Darren McDonald

19

Bogie Leigh

$488,335

68:41-12-5

Les Bein

Tony Brett

2004

20

My Bro Fabio

$478,585

51:26-10-4

Michelle Jones

Brooke Ennis

21

Got A Moment

$477,626

36:15-6-4

Diane Buxton

Jason Thompson

2013

22

He Knows Uno

$476,724

82:34-21-12

Lillian Patterson

Mick Patterson

2013

23

Spud Regis

$460,830

40:17-5-8

Treloar (SYN)

Andrea Dailly

2014

24

Mantra Lad

$455,985

56:26-10-7

Marty Hallinan

Graeme Jose

2010

25

Dashing Corsair

$455,665

124:57-16-14

Paddy Fitch

Dwyer Lennon

2011

26

Cindeen Shelby

$443,895

55:32-9-3

Ray Parkinson

Kel Greenough

2010

27

Betty’s Angel

$441,570

43:20-5-5

Dianne Bartolo

Paul Bartolo

2008

28

Dyna Lachlan

$438,215

47:26-5-6

Paul Wheeler

Andrea Dailly

2010

29

Paua To Burn

$434,705

58:28-7-6

Steve White

Steve White

2006

30

Paw Licking

$430,600

54:32-11-3

Allan Lang

Kelvyn Greenough

2014

31

Grigorieva Bale

$429,055

51:17-14-5

Paul Wheeler

Andrea Dailly

2013

32

Slater

$419,565

58:28-7-6

Robert Jackson

Darren Murray

2008

33

Space Star

$414,900

34:22-4-5

Camilla Limon

Robert Britton

34

Brett Lee

$405,106

38:30-5-0

Tony Lockett

Darren McDonald

2001

35

Fernando Bale

$397,870

18:13-1-1

Paul Wheeler

Andrea Dailly

36

Miss Sick

$395,345

100:30-28-5

Pam Julien

Max Julien

2010

37

Tenthill Doll

$382,660

57:32-10-7

Ray Richards

Harry Sarkis

1997

38

Don’t Knocka Him

$380,089

51:25-8-8

Reginald Kay

Reginald Kay

2012

39

Velocette

$379,650

65: 26:11:3

Ron McCullagh

Graeme Bate

2009

40

Blue Lorian

$375,738

57:32-10-7

Peter Whye

Peter Whye

2011

41

Oaks Road

$364,280

50:20-11-5

Ed Kingswell

Mark Gatt

2012

42

Proven Impala

$362,895

80:31-11-10

Larissa Darragh

Joe Borg

2013

43

Kantarn Bale

$357,850

78:45-10-5

Paul Wheeler

Graeme Bate

2002

44

Bombastic Shiraz

$355,915

35:18-6-5

Darren Cairns

Darren Cairns

2003

45

Flying Amy

$354,105

57:42-4-5

Eric Tedford

Ron Ball

1996

46

Awesome Project

$351,150

63:30-10-8

Bradley Canty

Darren McDonald

47

Flashing Floods

$344,390

60:33-8-6

Gerald Cunnold

Gerald Cunnold

2007

48

Hawk Alone

$329,080

77:17-19-13

Mark Rodgers

Andrea Dailly

49

Peter Rocket

$328,880

67:22-12-17

Lisa Hellmuth

Keith Hellmuth

2014

50

Arvo’s Junior

$325,420

93:34-11-18

Kali Arvanitis

George Arvanitis

2005

51

Hot Irish

$321,460

74:39-14-8

Damon Fardig

Steven Clarke

2013

52

Cosmic Rumble

$321,325

41:20-1-9

Steve Kavanagh

Darren McDonald

2010

53

Sun Hero

$316,950

76:29-21-10

David Chiu

Andrea Dailly

2005

54

Train A Journey

$316,040

68:30-10-6

Steve Karlusik

John Galea

2008

55

David Bale

$310,625

73:22-18-11

Paul Wheeler

Graeme Bate

2012

56

Trew Millions

$308,900

93:32-2-8

Dennis Trewin

Tina Womann

2009

57

Carlisle Jack

$306,350

62:34-16-3

Max Sanbrook

Bobby Douglas

2002

58

Closing Argument

$303,930

24:18-2-0

Darren Murray

Cameron Taylor

2006

59

Shanlyn Prince

$299,815

62:24-10-6

Robert Larsen

Darren McDonald

2008

60

Chica Destacada

$299,605

43:15-6-3

Dee And Pee (Syn)

Doreen Drynan

61

Roanokee

$297,000

59:40-6-2

Pat Dalton

Roger Green

1998

62

Tonk

$295,805

31:11-7-4

Striptease (Syn)

Brooke Ennis

2014

63

Excite Ability

$294,945

40:18-11-4

Deborah Lowe

Len Poore

2008

64

Highly Blessed

$294,565

47:31-2-3

Doug Ferremi

Lorraine Ferremi

1992

65

Go Wild Teddy

$294,347

43:30-6-1

Mark Bell

Mark Bell

2001

66

Star Recall

$291,295

49:29-6-4

Kevin Dover

Jeffrey Britton

67

El Brooklyn

$289,215

43:24-7-2

Seona Thompson

Jason Thompson

2013

68

Jarvis Bale

$286,341

109:19-29-28

Paul Wheeler

Graeme Bate

2011

69

Zelemar Fever

$286,195

75:29-10-11

Weston Weston (Syn)

Linda Britton

2014

70

Cintiarna

$285,490

58:23-9-5

Sandra Collins

Sandra Collins

2013

71

Marcus Joe

$280,340

65:20-14-8

Barry Moloney

Barry Moloney

72

One Tree Hill

$280,235

83:20-24-11

Lisa Lamb

Rob Britton

2001

73

Gunnadoo Magic

$278,355

70:27-17-4

Ben Howe

Rob Britton

2001

74

Queen Lauryn

$277,185

48:28-7-4

Steve Hawkins

Tony Brett

2009

75

Fedex

$275,670

79:27-10-7

Barry Moss

Jason Thompson

2010

76

Amity Bale

$275,195

72:31-13-11

Paul Wheeler

Graeme Bate

2009

77

Bobby Boucheau

$273,364

79:27-10-7

Barry Moss

Angela Jackson

2011

78

Sandi’s Me Mum

$272,831

92:62-15-3

Betty Lorrimar

Gerry O’Keefe

1991

79

Bell Haven

$272,810

67:26-18-3

Cannan Milner (SYN)

Edward Medhurst

2013

80

Drill ‘Em

$272,525

40:16-9-3

Neil Rowe

Dave Knocker

2010

81

Oakvale Destiny

$270,985

39:16-7-8

Nathan Wilson

Jeffrey Britton

82

Meticulous

$269,460

36:16-8-3

Paul Westerveld

Mario Briganti

2007

83

Whisky Assassin

$266,410

44:27-5-2

Terry Hines

Jason Thompson

2005

84

Kilty Lad

$263,510

44:27-5-2

Joseph Patterson

Kelly Bravo

2012

85

Flash Of Light

$261,445

76:32-14-3

       Auscot Syndicate

Mark Delbridge

2010

86

Mystic Apple

$258,435

72:27-14-3

Val Awramenko

Val Awramenko

2012

87

Desalle Bale

$257,545

71:29-13-7

Paul Wheeler

Jenny Hunt

2013

88

Elektra

$255,570

101:29-25-15

Phil Lenehan

Keith Harding

2008

89

Proven Nitro

$255,545

52:25-6-11

McGrath (Syn)

Jason Thompson

2013

90

Born Ali

$254,600

90:20-18-12

Noel Mugavin

Robert Britton

2014

91

Symmetry

$253,680

59:24-10-6

Helen Ivers

Rob Britton

2012

92

Miss Grubb

$253,160

89:24-15-25

Charlie Northfield

Glenda Dart

2007

93

Hallucinate

$252,881

38:23-5-1

Tony Lockett

Darren McDonald

2004

94

Enry Walt

$252,260

66:23-14-6

Gary Ennis

Gary Ennis

2011

95

Ronan Izmir

$251,905

55:32-7-7

Sally Burns

Jason Thompson

2014

96

Dana Beatrice

$251,325

65:28-12-9

Wes McDonald

Rod McDonald

2010

97

Zara Zulu

$246,285

26:13-6-2

Geoff Collins

Ros Hume

2012

98

Shereen Bale

$246,205

67:20-14-13

Paul Wheeler

Graeme Bate

2012

99

Go Forever

$243,500

87:34-22-4

Dennis Trewin

Tina Womann

2006

100

Classic Capri

$242,836

47:23-6-4

Glen Rounds

Judy Hayley

2002

101

St. Pierre

$242,050

68:23-12-8

Christopher Nutt

Debbie Cannan

2011

102

Kiss Me Ketut

$241,815

71:23-10-11

David Burnett

David Burnett

103

Vocal Enforcer

$241,025

76:33-15-16

Pete & Rod Noden

Andrew McLaren

2013

104

Ritza Hattie

$240,490

48:19-14-9

Mark Gatt

Mark Gatt

105

Miss Spicy

$240,045

30:19-5-1

Sarah Pringle

Troy Murray

2006

106

Lektra Jay

$239,550

99:28-15-16

Phil Lenehan

Andrea Dailly

2012

107

Octane Show

$236,835

74:31-10-9

Tyrone Whittington

Darren McDonald

2011

108

Miss Brook

$235,830

87:38-20-11

Paul Felgate

Paul Felgate

2008

109

Modern Assassin

$234,206

78:40-12-5

Mary Mugavin-Brown

Mary Mugavin-Brown

2003

110

Suellen Bale

$233,058

120:53-12-13

Paul Wheeler

Graeme Bate

2001

111

On Coin

$232,825

71:30-17-11

Crossley Crossley (Syn)

John Crossley

112

Regal Thyme

$232,795

57:23-9-3

Graham Long

Graham Long

2009

113

Rewind

$232,540

100:61-20-6

Maurie Strickland

Maurie Strickland

2013

114

Elite Blue Size

$230,886

54:33-7-3

Julie Edmondson

Reg Kay

2011

115

Lord Ducal

$230,715

43:11-8-3

Jenny Roberts

Jon Roberts

2011

116

Fallen Zorro

$229,375

52:20-11-9

Colin Garrity

Shane Whitney

2009

117

Classy Customer

$229,370

90:26-16-14

Bobby Douglas

Jason Mackay

2006

118

Size Can Matter

$229,325

44:20-9-5

Julie Edmondson

Reg Kay

2009

119

Tasman Queen

$229,175

63:21-11-6

Bill Butler

Rob Britton

2008

120

Jaimandy Coops

$225,195

56:23-5-6

Bernie Donohue

Paul Donohue

2008

121

Cheetah Zorro

$224,815

67:15-11-12

Heawood Joseph (Syn)

Rob Britton

2014

122

Miss Hot Gossip

$222,895

66:34-12-3

Dave Robartson

Jason Thompson

2008

123

Chinatown Lad

$222,730

47:21-11-6

Katrina Gregory

Shane Whitney

2009

124

Mandagery Man

$222,660

55:27-12-8

Frank Goldsack

Sam Sultana

2008

125

Don Chendo

$222,290

86:26-15-6

Joy Davis

Len Ketalaar

2012

126

Pedrosa

$221,670

50:30-8-2

Paul Stuart

Paul Stuart

2011

127

Reggemite

$220,285

51:34-3-2

Gary Weston

Linda Britton

1999

128

Allen Harper

$219,105

31:18-2-3

Paul Wheeler

Graeme Bate

2012

129

So Seductive

$218,905

59:20-14-7

Tyson Barton

Kel Greenough

2011

130

Above All

$218,165

16:10-3-0

Alison Lee

Robert Britton

131

Lilley Criminal

$217,988

62:24-8-9

Allen Williams

Anthony Azzopardi

2009

132

Mint Magic

$214,770

37:25-5-1

Ray Watson

Ray Watson

2000

133

Edie Beauchamp

$214,300

75:27-14-6

Ken Wright

Mary Wright

2006

134

Cosmic Chief

$212,640

55:23-9-7

Peter Brown

Darren Brown

2011

135

Surgeon

$212,250

18:13-10

Michael Johnston

Darren McDonald

2008

136

Stagger

$211,310

137:64-26-12

Garry Selkrig

Garry Selkrig

137

Next Top Model

$210,950

47:20-8-6

John McGeary

Jason Thompson

2010

138

Tonneli Bale

$210,537

67:22-8-11

Paul Wheeler

Graeme Bate

2012

139

Arvo’s Express

$209,595

115:34-20-18

Kali Arvanitis

Tina Womann

2001

140

Shimaguni

$209,448

42:21-7-3

David Gleeson

Andrea Dailly

2012

141

Prankster

$209,430

73:19-8-13

Richard Lynch

Rob Britton

2011

142

Birthday Boy

$208,383

102:26-29-13

Cliff Justin

Steve Elsum

2011

143

Trewly Special

$205,405

83:22-13-16

Dennis Trewin

Tina Womann

2006

144

Silver Saul

$205,405

79:36-17-9

Angela Modra

Angela Modra

2003

145

Tonight’s Wish

$204,325

43:21-9-4

John Panetta

Jeffrey Britton

1999

146

Cosmic Wise

$203,380

74:23-12-8

Brone Lane Racing Syndicate

Jeff Britton

147

Did I Entertain

$200,475

99:30-12-17

Robert Arnold

Robert Arnold

2011

148

Bentley Babe

$200,254

62:28-9-8

Phil Ruddal

Peter Dapiran

2002

149

Miss Elly Mint

$199,540

66:44-7-5

Ray Watson

Robert Smith

2009

 

– Still actively racing
*Updated 9:35am, Tuesday April 7, 2015.

Kevin Pitstock

About Kevin Pitstock (All Articles)

Kevin is a second-generation greyhound industry participant with more than 40 years experience as a greyhound owner, breeder, trainer, syndicator, broker and journalist. Kevin founded Australian Racing Greyhound in 2007 and fulfilled the role of Executive Editor of ARG's expanding team of journalists until 2015. Kevin is now CEO of Race Media, which owns and publishes Australian Racing Greyhound. Kevin brings a wealth of background knowledge and external experience to Australian Racing Greyhound. That, coupled with his intimate knowledge of the greyhound industry and a large and diverse range of industry contacts, brings a unique perspective and insight to Australian greyhound racing.

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