WE HAVE a busy weekend of racing ahead, with all of the action commencing at Sandown Park tonight with the running of the Group 2 Launching Pad final over 515-metres. The $140,000-to-the-winner race has attracted a quality line-up of youngsters …Read More..
THE 2015 Group 2 Launching Pad will be run at Sandown Park on Thursday night for the first year since the Melbourne-based greyhound club introduced a new concept for the series. This year, to enter the Launching Pad, you had …Read More..
The Group 1 Golden Easter Egg is the biggest race on the New South Wales greyhound racing calendar and is held at Wentworth Park on Easter Saturday each year. The first running of the Golden Easter Egg was held in …Read More..
TEAM Dailly conquered at Wentworth Park on Saturday night, claiming three of the four semi-finals of the Group 1 Golden Easter Egg over 520-metres. The powerful Victorian kennel had Dyna Nico (box four) engaged in the first semi after gaining …Read More..
JUST one one hundredth of a second separated the top three victors in Saturday night’s Group 1 Golden Easter Egg heats as the best sprinters from around Australia converged on Wentworth Park for a shot at glory. Holding joint …Read More..
THIS Saturday night, Wentworth Park will host 10 heats of the 2015 Group 1 Golden Easter Egg. The top three from each heat plus the two fastest fourths will progress through to next week’s semi-finals before the $250,000 to-the-winner decider …Read More..
THE heats of the 2015 Group 1 Australian Cup looked to offer a sensational night of racing on paper and, despite the wild Melbourne weather, when the lids flew open that is exactly what we got. While the series contained …Read More..
SPACE Star’s brilliant run of form continued at The Meadows on Saturday night, breaking the 725m track record in heat one of the Group 1 Superstayers series. Exiting from box one, the Robert Britton-trained chaser stepped beautifully from the inside …Read More..
ON SATURDAY night eight of Australia’s best stayers will be chasing a winner’s cheque of $75,000 and Group 1 glory in the Zoom Top. The staying event is named in honour of one of the greatest greyhounds to ever grace …Read More..
THE Group 1 Temlee will be run and won at The Meadows on Saturday night and promises to be an exciting and enticing affair, despite the current furore that surrounds greyhound racing. Zipping Willow has been withdrawn, giving the first …Read More..
THE Meadows Greyhound Club in Victoria has introduced a new incentive for its handicapped staying events conducted over 725 metres. Any greyhound which wins off nine metres (with 10m being the standard in stakes races) will collect an extra $1000 …Read More..
THE 2015 Group 1 National Derby trophy is heading to Victoria, after favourite Fernando Bale took advantage of some good fortune at the first turn, racing away in a time of 29.87. Jason Magri’s Bad Boy Sniper took enormous ground …Read More..
THE Jason Mackay-trained Zipping Midge scored an ultra-impressive victory in Saturday night’s Group 1 National Futurity final, saluting at double-figure odds for her Hunter Valley mentor. Beginning swiftly from box six, the daughter of Fabregas and Zipping Jewel crossed to …Read More..
THE Group 1 Galaxy final promises to be an exciting affair, with Space Star the clear favourite to take home his first group 1 victory. He has twice been the bridesmaid, firstly behind Sweet It Is in the Bold Trease …Read More..
THE 2015 Group 1 National Futurity will feature eight sensational females in a sub-30-second battle for the $75,000 winner’s cheque on Saturday night. Last year’s race went to long shot Rue De Kahn for Dean Swain, who will be looking …Read More..
AFTER a gruelling three-week series, Wentworth Park will host an epic conclusion to the Group One National Derby final tomorrow night. Last month 48 greyhounds stepped onto the metropolitan circuit, hoping to book a place in this week’s $75,000 to …Read More..
ANDREA Dailly has a great chance of landing both Group 1 finals next Saturday, after National Derby hope Fernando Bale sizzled around the 520-metre circuit at Wentworth Park, clocking 29.42 in his semi-final. Stepping beautifully from box one on Saturday …Read More..
ANDREA Dailly’s star bitches Kerrigan Bale and Spring Leaf were at their brilliant best at Wentworth Park on Saturday night in winning their semi-finals of the Group 1 National Futurity. The first semi was all about Kerrigan Bale with …Read More..
Fifty-three invitations have been sent out for the three Group 1 races on February 21: the Temlee (525m), Rookie Rebel (600m) and Zoom Top (725m), all of which will be run and won at The Meadows. Twenty-six greyhounds have been …Read More..
Melinda Finn’s talented chaser Winsome Mission qualified fastest from six heats of the Group 1 National Derby at Wentworth Park on Saturday night. Exiting from box two in the final heat, Winsome Mission stepped well and headed into the back …Read More..
TALENTED Victorian Kerrigan Bale was the fastest qualifier from Friday night’s Group 1 National Futurity heats at Wentworth Park, clocking a hot 29.81 over 520 metres. Her trainer, Andrea Dailly, also had the second-fastest qualifier in Spring Leaf (29.91), while …Read More..
Victorian chaser Space Star is a contender for run of the year, after producing a brilliant come-from-behind victory in the Group Two Summer Plate final at Wentworth Park on Saturday evening. Exiting from box eight at just $1.30 with most …Read More..
Dyna Villa has proven once and for all he is a genuine star of the sport, taking out the 2015 Group One Paws of Thunder at Wentworth Park. Stepping cleanly from box eight, the sleek black speed machine quickly found …Read More..
Some of the best greyhounds in the nation have ventured to Wentworth Park for the Group One Paws of Thunder series in pursuit of the $100,000 first prize. The final will be run on Saturday night and, although many stars …Read More..
THE final of the Group Two Summer Distance Plate will be run and won this Saturday night at Wentworth Park, with some outstanding staying greyhounds engaged. Robert Britton’s Space Star has been made the $1.40 favourite, after a sensational performance …Read More..
It was somewhat of a changing of the guard on Saturday night at Wentworth Park, with the eight heats of the Group One Paws of Thunder throwing up several upsets and some heartbreak, before next weekend’s final. The first heat …Read More..
FORMER NSW chaser Space Star made a successful return to Wentworth Park on Saturday night, taking out a heat of the Group Two Summer Distance Plate, producing a brilliant display from box eight. After stepping well from the outside alley, …Read More..
The first Group One of 2015 is up for grabs on Saturday night at The Meadows when an exceptional field of young sprinters lines up for the Silver Chief Classic over 525 metres. This year’s final is shaping up as …Read More..
THE first Group One race of 2015 is set to be a cracker after four semi-finals of the Silver Chief Classic were run and won over 525 metres at The Meadows tonight. The final, which will be held next Saturday, …Read More..