Unlike the Melbourne Cup where runners need to travel over for a prelude before getting a start, the Australian Cup gives all interstate dogs a chance to be graded on their interstate efforts and line-up in one of the highest …Read More..
Mangalore trainer Debbie Cannan’s run of major race successes continued at the Tote Racing Centre on Monday night when the lightly raced but highly promising chaser Varcoe, blitzed his opposition in the $57,000 Curtains and Blinds Group 2 Launceston Cup …Read More..
This year’s Launceston Cup is a bit different to other years. Not because it has been conducted over three weeks, but because the 2014 version will see eight locals vying for the title. To some this might mean the race …Read More..
Greyhound Box Draw For Launceston – Monday, 17 February 2014 Race No. 1Wayne Groves Automotive Division…7:38 PM JUV event over 515 metres at Launceston Of $1,925 Prizemoney. 1st: $1,350 2nd: $385 3rd: $190. No.NameGradeFormBestLastTrainer 1HIGHTOP586NBTRobert Gourlay 2KALAWAY CRUSTY212430.42Butch Deverell 3MY …Read More..
FEBRUARY 12th Arabian Dixie, aged six years and one month, scored at Newcastle in 1949, her fourth victory at the track. It took her overall record to nine wins and 10 placings from just 32 starts. Arabian Dixie had broken …Read More..
Exeter trainer Anthony Bullock is yet to experience Launceston Cup success, but has qualified two runners for Monday night’s $57,000 feature and has an undeniable chance of being seen on the podium. Following last night’s semi – finals, both Hellyeah …Read More..
Greyhound Box Draw For Launceston – Monday, 10 February 2014 Race No. 1Furniture City Tasbred Juvenile …7:37 PM OPEN event over 515 metres at Launceston Of $1,925 Prizemoney. 1st: $1,350 2nd: $385 3rd: $190. No.NameGradeFormBestLastTrainer 1FINE ADVICE5NBTJillian Stamford 2GET UP …Read More..
FEBRUARY 5th Champion all-distance chaser Sentinel won the 1936 NSW 700 yards (684 metres) Championship, run at Maitland, by six lengths from Gay Toby, running 38.6 to clip 6/10ths from Gay Toby’s track record. Harold Park became the first city …Read More..
Two of Tasmania’s finest chasers have graduated in brilliant fashion to the semi-finals of the 2014 Launceston Cup Final to be conducted next week. Both Buckle Up Wes (Collision – Everlong Bale) and Hellyeah Bolt (Dyna Lachlan – Flash Diamond) …Read More..
Tasmania’s second-biggest series rounds out a huge four days of racing. Once you’ve battled through the Perth and Healesville Cups over the weekend, it’s time to reload with eight full fields for the Group 2 Launceston Cup on Monday night. …Read More..
Greyhound Box Draw For Launceston – Monday, 3 February 2014 Race No. 1A Total Car Rentals Division17:38 PM JUV event over 515 metres at Launceston Of $1,925 Prizemoney. 1st: $1,350 2nd: $385 3rd: $190. No.NameGradeFormBestLastTrainer 1KALAWAY CRUSTY133230.55Butch Deverell 2TOPLINE STAR1112NBTMichael …Read More..
The might of champion trainer Ted Medhurst’s kennel has never been more evident than in Thursday night’s $10,500 Maiden Thousand Final (461 metres) to be conducted at Tattersalls Park in Hobart. Half the field are occupants of Medhurst’s Mangalore complex …Read More..
JANUARY 29th A record crowd attended Wentworth Park in 1972 to watch a non-betting hurdle race. The runners had come up from Victoria. The winner was Cheeky Student. On the same night, Milo’s Charm won the Surf Lifesaver’s Cup by …Read More..
Whilst we admired and had infinite conversations about the emergence of Australia’s on-track superstars of 2013, our sensational stud dogs battled it out for top honours in the breeding barn, with legendary sire Bombastic Shiraz prevailing once again. Sires receive …Read More..
Queensland owned chaser Are Ate provided a major upset at the Devonport Raceway on Tuesday afternoon by recording an all the way victory in the prestigious Dowling McCarthy Hankook Tyres Devonport Cup (452 metres). The Anthony Bullock prepared son of …Read More..
Exeter based mentor Anthony Bullock has qualified three of his team for the $35,700 Dowling McCarthy Hankook Tyres Devonport Cup Final (452 metres), to be conducted at the Devonport Raceway on Tuesday afternoon. Bullock won heats of the Group 3 …Read More..
For everyone except Kel Greenough and Allan Lang, it wasn’t supposed to be this way. Black Magic Opal for Jason Thompson supposedly had a mortgage on Australia’s oldest race after breaking the track record with an 11-length heat win a …Read More..
This Thursday night Sandown Park hosts a wonderful night of racing including the Group 3 Macro Meats Shootout, The Group 3 Sir John Dillon Memorial (595m – $25,000 to winner), The Ready 2 Race Final ($20,000 to winner) and the …Read More..
The stalwart partnership of Robert and Robin Grubb caused the upset of the week by running the quinella in the opening heat of the Furniture City Ladies’ Bracelet held at Launceston Monday night. Not that seeing the Grubb kennel prepare …Read More..
If there were any doubts that Xylia Allen was a true champion, they were dismissed on Saturday night as the bonny black bitch stormed home to record an astonishing triumph in the group 1 AGRA National Sprint Championship at The …Read More..
On Thursday night the greyhound racing world farewelled Miata; a true icon who gave our great sport more than just another champion but a legend, whose legacy will live on forever. As a large crowd assembled at Sandown Park to …Read More..
2013 Ladies Bracelet Heat One Owner Harry Markou will be hoping to continue his fantastic run of success with his ‘Love’ dogs this Saturday night when the well performed My Sweet Love lines up in the first heat of the …Read More..
Group Racing returns to Albion Park this Thursday night with the final of the Group 2 Bogie Leigh Futurity. The $40,000 to the winner final is sure to be a wonderful spectacle as trainers and owners look to have their …Read More..
Brilliant bitch She’s All Class recorded a sizzling 29.72 in winning her Breeders Classic Semi-Final (515 metres) at Monday night’s LGRC meeting. The David Crosswell prepared speedster defeated the Ricky Ponting owned Rumbling Rick by four lengths and returned the …Read More..
Local champ Rewind continued on his winning way at the Devonport Raceway on Tuesday afternoon when he led them a merry dance in the $5,760 Reg and Aileen Ivory Memorial Classic (452 metres). The four-year-old has now won 52 races …Read More..
We’re going to try something a little different tonight. It’s going to be a all or nothing !!! We are going to give you a odds on pop, In each race and the plan is to have an all up …Read More..
Greyhound racing enthusiasts were treated to a wonderful display of sustained speed at the Tote Racing Centre last night when the outstanding bitch Xylia Allen recorded a sensational 29.09 in winning the $57,000 Group 2 A Total Car Rentals Launceston …Read More..
Xylia Allen smashes her own track record!!! I thought the threat of a track record run may come from Nosey Rozy at Bulli last night, but Xylia Allen was simply breathtaking in the Launceston Cup last night. After trailing the …Read More..