THE greyhound racing spotlight will shine on Richmond this Saturday night with the Londonderry track hosting the final of the Group 3 Richmond Oaks over 535 metres. Open for bitches only, Star Torana (box one) and Rue De Kahn (box …Read More..
EIGHT sensational heats of the Group 1 Australian Cup take centre stage at The Meadows this Saturday night with each winner progressing through to next week’s $250,000-to-the-winner final. No fewer than 25 individual Group winners will contest the series, all …Read More..
The Richmond Cannonball is a race yearned by all trainers with short-course sprinters, as the final carries an enticing winner’s purse of $5,000. Four heats were conducted on Saturday night over the 400m journey, with I’m Pedro securing time honours …Read More..
GOSFORD greyhound track is the place to be this Friday night, with the running of the Woy Woy Poultry Gold Cup Final, with successful connections set to receive $40,000 in prize money. Last year’s event was taken out by Awesome …Read More..
The final group race of the year at Wentworth Park will be run and won on Saturday night, with Zipping Willow the early favourite to notch up yet another victory at the track. Trainer Jason Mackay will be looking to …Read More..
On a wet Wentworth Park circuit last night, four sensational heats of the Group Three John Stollery Christmas Gift were conducted over 520 metres. Rue De Kahn started as the $2.20 favourite in heat one after returning to the winner’s …Read More..
The eagerly anticipated Group One Melbourne Cup is scheduled to jump at 9:24pm (VIC time) tonight at Sandown Park. A whopping prize-money pool of $600,000 is available for place-getters. The winner receives $420,000, the runner up will receive $120,000 and …Read More..
The Meadows race meeting on Monday night provides a great precursor to the “race that stops a nation”, with two Group finals taking place at the track. The first of those is the Group Three Silver Bullet. The Silver Bullet …Read More..
Group One action returns to Wentworth Park this Saturday night, with six heats of the Vic Peters Classic to be conducted over 520 metres. This famous age restricted classic event is for greyhounds that were born on or after 1 …Read More..
The Group One Adelaide Cup will be conducted on Friday night at Angle Park. For the history buffs, the first Adelaide Cup was run in 1956 at Waterloo Corner and was won by Oakland Chief. The race eventually ended up …Read More..
The 2014 Adelaide Cup series contains a series of conundrums. First is that GRSA shifted the final to this Friday night, away from its customary Thursday slot, for whatever local reasons. This sort of switcheroo seldom works out. NSW is …Read More..
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..
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..
The 2014 SA Oaks final will take place on Thursday night at Angle Park at 9:41pm. The Group Three event carries a $25,000 prize and Victorian trainer Jeff Britton has two huge chances of snaring the main prize. Britton trains …Read More..
The nation’s capital hosts the heats of the Group Three Canberra Cup on Sunday afternoon. The race is conducted over the trying 530m journey and is open to the best greyhounds nominated. The eventual winner will pocket $25,000. The first …Read More..
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..
Congratulations to Philip Kruger (owner) and Shaun Laffin (trainer) on the win of Big Merc, who convincingly won the 2014 GOTBA/GRSA Waterloo Cup over the gallant Cool Frank. Whilst the numbers were disappointing, the quality of the field was not …Read More..
With only a small six event program, some very good racing was witnessed by the coursing stalwarts in cold, windy and showery conditions. The program started with a Mixed Novice/One Stake and saw King Chaos return to coursing with a …Read More..
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..
In a strong showing, The Meadows will host five sprint heats of the Victorian leg of the Nationals. The winners and three fastest seconds will make the final to be conducted the following Saturday at The Meadows. Heat One – …Read More..
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..
Xylia Allen versus the rest of the world. Some of Australia’s most consistent middle distance chasers will line up against a superstar of the loam on Thursday night at Sandown when they vie for the $40,000 first prize in the …Read More..
Astute Mangalore trainer Gary Fahey is yet to win a Breeders Classic Final in Hobart, but has a great chance of doing just that on Thursday night when he is represented by littermates Bruny Venture and Rip And Tear in …Read More..
Australia’s Queen of the loam Xylia Allen will line up as favourite in another Group final next week after she ran the second fastest time in the heats of the Group Two McKenna Memorial at Sandown on Thursday night. The …Read More..
Connections boasting a long association with the LGRC were seen in the winners circle at the Devonport Raceway on Tuesday afternoon when the well related bitch Crystal Innings (High Earner – Ricky’s Angel) led throughout to score an impressive victory …Read More..
Classy youngster Kalaway Ernie (Knocka Norris – Trina Sage) completed a unique double when he was successful in the $5,000 to the winner Tasmanian Derby (515 metres) conducted at the LGRC meeting on Monday night. Several weeks earlier the Butch …Read More..
Brilliant Victorian chaser Hooksy justified his short odds at Wentworth Park last night in a heat of the Group One Peter Mosman Classic, recording best of the night figures of 29.47. Stepping beautifully from box five, the son of Hondo …Read More..