This Saturday night will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Chairman’s Cup, a race inaugurated by the GBOTA to honour its past and present chairmen. What is now the fifth major distance event conducted over 720 metres at Wentworth Park …Read More..
Champion sprinter/stayer Xylia Allen will look to become just the second greyhound in history to win both the National Sprint and Distance Championships after she took out the Victorian final at Sandown Park on Thursday night. The Jenny Hunt trained …Read More..
This Thursday evening sees the beginning of a frenzy of qualifying races Australia-wide for the National Distance and Sprint titles in each state. Greyhounds will attempt to win through to their own state finals before then earning a crack at …Read More..
In some ways the AWM Distance Title is one of the ‘unsung’ long-standing major distance races on the Australian calendar. Of course, if Xylia Allen manages to win the 2014 final and extend her winning streak to nine on end …Read More..
From the time of its inception, the Albion Park Gold Cup (originally the Gabba Gold Cup) has been a tough race. This is particularly so at the Albion Park track, where the 710 metres trip is considered one of the …Read More..
You could almost mistake the listed Cup Night Stayers race at Sandown Park on Thursday night as the field for the Group One Sandown Cup final, which is held two races later. No less than three group race winners feature …Read More..
With upset results the order of the day in the heats, this year’s Sandown Cup final has been robbed of a lot of interest. There’s no doubt the overall quality of the field does not reach the standards of the …Read More..
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The heats of the Group One Golden Easter Egg kick-off on Saturday night. The three-week series will see 10 heats conducted on Saturday night followed by four semi-finals next week. Notable absentees from the heats include Black Magic Opal and …Read More..
Saturday evening at the Meadows sees a bumper card of chasing. which features twelve heats of the $100,000 Group 1 AJS Corporation Silver Chief. The race is a time honoured event first held in 1964. The event, held over 525 …Read More..
This week will witness the 48th running of the Summer Cup. At one stage this was arguably the premier race for stayers in the nation, taking place, as it did, over the gruelling 800 yards (732 metres) of the Harold …Read More..
The final piece of the Nationals puzzle will fall into place tonight, when the home state competitors contest the finals of the AGRA Victorian Sprint and Distance Championships. Chasers are looking to qualify for next week’s group one AGRA National …Read More..
A total of 17 nominations have been received for the State Distance Championship heats to be conducted at The Meadows over 725 metres on August 4, with the Victorian State final decided on August 11. The winner of the State …Read More..
Champion trainer Graeme Bate must be thinking the ‘staying’ stars are all in alignment in the first half of 2012 and they are all favouring his brilliant all-distance star Irma Bale. Bate has won just about every major event on …Read More..
In greyhound racing circles, the month of May can only mean one thing – Sandown Cup. The ‘Melbourne Cup for Stayers’ always attracts the finest going around, and usually the finals go down as the great races in the history …Read More..
A typically chilly March evening greeted the punters and on-lookers at Sandown last night and it would be safe to say we got a fantastic night of racing. The night kicked off at approximately 7:07pm with race 1, the Kingston …Read More..
Brilliant stayer Blue Lorian ($3.20fav) bought up the sixth Group win of his career with an outstanding victory in the Group 2 Macro Meats Zoom Top over 725 metres at The Meadows last Saturday night. Trained by Peter Whye, the …Read More..
While it was all cheers and beers after the second running for 2010 of the Laurels at Sandown last night when the Graeme Bate trained Up And Away prevailed over Kalden Athena, news has broken today that the victory has …Read More..
Another lap of the greyhound calendar is almost complete, which means it is time for those lucky few to become Greyhound of the Year. After a total of 112 Group races and countless other listed and classic events, there are …Read More..
At the end of October, El Grand Senor sat in eighth place on the Australian Greyhound Racing Associations monthly rankings, which are calculated by points being allocated to a dog that competes in a group final based on their finishing …Read More..
The Jason Mackay trained Big Bunga took advantage of a glorious rails run on the first turn to take out the Group Three Woy Woy Poultry St Leger at Betchoice Gardens last night. Big Bunga ($8.70) only began fairly, but …Read More..
He has beaten the best and now he must face the best once again in his biggest staying test to date. Billy Bobaggings has somewhat progressed his staying career under the radar until last week he produced a mighty come …Read More..
Following Saturday night’s heats at Wentworth Park the box draw for next Saturday night’s 2010 Summer Cup final was completed on track. The details of the official draw are published below. A cheque for $25,000 together with a presentation rug …Read More..
So Seductive stamped herself as the dominant stayer of her generation with a brilliant win in the Group 1 Bold Trease Carnival Cup at Sandown Park tonight. Sent to the boxes a $1.90 favourite, So Seductive jumped only fairly before …Read More..
Star stayer So Seductive maintained her unbeaten record over the Sandown ‘half-mile’, but it was a northern raider who set tongues wagging following the heats of the Group 1 Bold Trease Carnival Cup at Sandown Park tonight. Talented but lightly …Read More..
With the release of the Australian Greyhound Breeding Rankings for October it appears no one can stop the Surf Lorian wave with his clear dominance at the top of the table once again for his successful production of multiple group …Read More..
One of the finest nights of racing on the Australian greyhound calendar will be run at Sandown Park on Thursday night, with eight heats of the $250,000 Group 1 Solo Melbourne Cup (515m), and two heats of the $72,500 Group …Read More..
Following Saturday night’s heats at Wentworth Park the box draw for next Saturday night’s final was completed on track. The details of the official draw are published below. The faster heat winner was Nana Cook which ran a sizzling 42.11, …Read More..
Listed below are the breeding rankings for August 2010. The ranked positions are determined by a points system applied to group races on a sliding scale of points first to eighth. Rosemary Bale and Frosty Fruits on 25 leads the …Read More..