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Talking breeding: Dyna Double One litter has the right stuff

Dyna Double One

THIS week’s review of litters from the Victorian Litter Registrations list for the week ending May 9, starts with a nice litter of eleven pups by Melbourne and Australian Cups winner Dyna Double One (March 2013 Barcia Bale x Crystin …Read More..

Sunday, 12 June 2016

Sunday, 12 June 2016

Greyhound Box Draw For Darwin – Sunday, 12 June 2016 Race No. 1Sage Contracting Dash Division17:17 PM 5 event over 383 metres at Darwin Of $770 Prizemoney. 1st: $450 2nd: $195 3rd: $125. No.NameGradeFormBestLastTrainer 1LIKE THAT761222.15Joel Vansleve 2SHE’S SO VAIN213622.57Graeme …Read More..

Canberra greyhound track

Canberra greyhound track

Track name: Canberra Address: Corner Narrabundah Lane and Jerrabomberra Ave, Symonston Phone: (02) 62953554 Fax: (02) 62396136 Racing Distances: 310m, 440m, 530m, 600m, 771m Track Records: 310m – 17.45 – Bob’s Secret – June 24, 2000 440m – 24.88 – …Read More..

Albion Park Gold Cup betting

Albion Park Gold Cup betting

Best bookmakers for betting on the Group 1 Gold Cup As it is a group 1 race offering a hefty winner’s purse, only the best stayers contest the Gold Cup series, meaning there is plenty of betting interest on both …Read More..

Talking breeding: Athos x Zoenah’s Entity litter sure-fire winner

Athos the sire

THIS week’s review of litters from the Victorian Litter Registrations list for the week ending May 2, begins with a nice litter of seven pups by the beautifully bred, young stud prospect, Athos (December 2011 Windy Millar* x Alanis Lane) …Read More..

Fabulous night for Elson with the progeny of Regal Silver

Fabulous night for Elson with the progeny of Regal Silver

QUEENSLAND trainer Bill Elson had a busy night at Albion Park on Thursday, with the progeny of his sensational brood bitch Regal Silver (Surf Lorian x Wongawillisue) showcasing just what a great producer she has been. In total, seven of …Read More..

Reprising the Top Linen (NSW) vs Rookie Rebel (VIC) Match Race

Reprising the Top Linen (NSW) vs Rookie Rebel (VIC) Match Race

LAST Tuesday marked the 58 year anniversary of one of the most eagerly awaited contests in the history of greyhound racing – a match race between superstar greyhounds Top Linen and Rookie Rebel. On May 31, 1958, the two sprinters …Read More..

Sunday, 5 June 2016

Sunday, 5 June 2016

Greyhound Box Draw For Darwin – Sunday, 5 June 2016 Race No. 1Darwin On Sky Channel Dash Divis…6:51 PM M event over 383 metres at Darwin Of $670 Prizemoney. 1st: $400 2nd: $170 3rd: $100. No.NameGradeFormBestLastTrainer 1VIKING SCOTTY7NBTRichard Smith 2MAGIC …Read More..

The tales of the underdogs and their huge odds

The tales of the underdogs and their huge odds

THE victory by Bells Are Ringin’ in last Thursday’s Group 1 Sandown Cup, at official odds of $38.40, although Sportsbet, for example, had her at $81.00 fixed odds at the finish, is easily the biggest ‘upset’ in the history of …Read More..

Talking breeding: Buck Fever-Reverberate litter top of class

Brett Lee betting

THIS week’s review of litters from the NSW Whelping Report for the week ending January is starts with a litter of seven pups, registered by Illabo breeder, Peter Sims, by the outstanding stud prospect, Buck Fever (December 2009 Brett Lee …Read More..

Veteran trainer and chaser out to secure Sandown Cup glory

Veteran trainer and chaser out to secure Sandown Cup glory

LEN Ketelaar and Luna Jinx are both getting towards the end of their careers, but the pair are hoping they can go out with a bang in Thursday night’s Group 1 Sandown Cup (715m). Juna Jinx, which is officially trained …Read More..

Friday, 27 May 2016

Friday, 27 May 2016

Greyhound Box Draw For Darwin – Friday, 27 May 2016 Race No. 1Ubet Best All Rounder F Division…7:37 PM FFA event over 383 metres at Darwin Of $1,500 Prizemoney. 1st: $1,000 2nd: $300 3rd: $200. No.NameGradeFormBestLastTrainer 1HANSON HARLEY132222.13Graeme Scott 2DR. …Read More..

1997 WA Derby victory launched Prince Of Tigers’ career

1997 WA Derby victory launched Prince Of Tigers’ career

THE final of the 1997 Group 3 West Australian Derby, run over 530m at Cannington, simply confirmed the status of boom sprinter Prince Of Tigers as arguably one of the best youngsters in Australia at the time. Less than four …Read More..

Group 1 Sapphire Crown – free tips and betting preview

Group 1 Sapphire Crown – free tips and betting preview

LEVIATHAN owner/breeder Paul Wheeler will be aiming to secure his third Group 1 Sapphire Crown (515m) title within four years on Thursday night when the promising Folio Bale lines up from box one in the $100,000 to the winner feature …Read More..

Fabregas stamps his dominance as a sire in Harrison-Dawson final

Fabregas stamps his dominance as a sire in Harrison-Dawson final

THIS week’s final of the 515m Harrison-Dawson (group 1) at Sandown Park will see half the field sired by the former champion racer Fabregas. That is, by any definition, an impressive achievement. In box order, the four Fabregas representatives are …Read More..

Lochinvar Brogue revives memories of past ‘slow’ starters

Lochinvar Brogue revives memories of past ‘slow’ starters

WHEN the Robert Smith-trained brindle dog Lochinvar Brogue finally broke through for his maiden victory at his eighth race attempt, at Gosford on May 10, his previous form brought to mind a trio of greyhounds from the past who exhibited …Read More..

Friday, 20 May 2016

Friday, 20 May 2016

Greyhound Box Draw For Darwin – Friday, 20 May 2016 Race No. 1Garrards Horse And Hound Dash D…7:37 PM 2/3/4 event over 383 metres at Darwin Of $750 Prizemoney. 1st: $450 2nd: $190 3rd: $110. No.NameGradeFormBestLastTrainer 1BLUE AWAY245422.50Graeme Scott 2SO …Read More..

Lies, damn lies and greyhound statistics

Lies, damn lies and greyhound statistics

I MENTIONED the other day that KPMG (and the industry) has had a rough time making sense of greyhound statistics, thereby delaying the finalisation of its breeding report to Greyhounds Australasia. Here is one reason the industry gets into a …Read More..

Talking breeding: Long overdue stats from South Australia

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FOLLOWING discussions with Caralyn Fielden at Greyhound Racing South Australia, we are pleased to say we will now be featuring regular monthly whelping reports from South Australia. This week’s first monthly report from South Australia covers all litters notified to …Read More..

Folio Bale sets the time standard in Sapphire Crown heats

Folio Bale sets the time standard in Sapphire Crown heats

FOLIO Bale will be the greyhound to beat in next week’s Group 1 Sapphire Crown final (515m) after a scintillating effort in her qualifier on Thursday night. Stepping from box one in the first of four heats, the Andrea Dailly-trained …Read More..

GRSA confirm racing dates for 2016/2017 season

GRSA confirm racing dates for 2016/2017 season

GREYHOUND Racing South Australia (GRSA) have released their racing dates for the upcoming 2016/2017 racing season, with 350 TAB meetings and 26 Non TAB meetings set to be held across the festival state. Metropolitan racing retains its Thursday night slot …Read More..

Friday, 13 May 2016

Friday, 13 May 2016

Greyhound Box Draw For Darwin – Friday, 13 May 2016 Race No. 1Ubet Dash Division17:36 PM 5/M event over 312 metres at Darwin Of $635 Prizemoney. 1st: $375 2nd: $160 3rd: $100. No.NameGradeFormBestLastTrainer 1BURST HER BUBBLE765618.39Richard Smith 2ARABIAN SHERIFF48618.99Graeme Ferns …Read More..

WA Derby betting

WA Derby betting

Betting on the Group 2 WA Derby With a lucrative winner’s cheque on offer, some of the top male greyhounds from across east venture to Perth to take on the local starts in what is always an exciting series. Heats …Read More..

Friday, 6 May 2016

Friday, 6 May 2016

Greyhound Box Draw For Darwin – Friday, 6 May 2016 Race No. 1Ubet Dash Division17:36 PM OPEN event over 312 metres at Darwin Of $825 Prizemoney. 1st: $500 2nd: $200 3rd: $125. No.NameGradeFormBestLastTrainer 1MRS. CONNERS467718.14Jamie Hosking 2PELTAR BALE115518.40Russell Savige 4TURNING …Read More..

Talking breeding: Shelbourne Aston litter an owner’s delight

Shelbourne Aston

THIS week’s review of litters selected from the Victorian Litter Registrations list for the week ending April 4, begins with a beautifully bred litter of 10 pups by 2008 Irish Derby and Champion Stakes winner, Shelbourne Aston* (August 2005 Just …Read More..

Old Spice sets Maitland alight with sensational track record run

Old Spice sets Maitland alight with sensational track record run

OLD Spice stunned racegoers at Maitland on Thursday when he broke the existing 450m track record at Maitland with a sensational all-the-way display off box one. Trained by Terry Priest, the son of Lochinvar Marlow and Takeover Teddy began brilliantly …Read More..

Talking breeding: Former Irish champ has two promising litters

Harbourne Pups

THIS week’s review of litters selected from the Victorian Litter Registrations list for the week ending March 29, begins with two litters by the 2004 Irish Greyhound of the Year and outstanding, international stud success, Premier Fantasy* (April 2002 Premier …Read More..

Sunday, 24 April 2016

Sunday, 24 April 2016

Greyhound Box Draw For Sale – Sunday, 24 April 2016 Race No. 1Aromatherapy Heaven Scent5:06 PM (VIC time) Maiden event over 440 metres at Sale Of $1,415 Prizemoney. 1st: $990 2nd: $285 3rd: $140. No.NameGradeFormBestLastTrainer 1SIMBAREA (QLD)[M]4NBTG Mcmillan (Nambrok) 2LEMON …Read More..

Greyhound welfare needs better definition

Greyhound welfare needs better definition

APPARENTLY, there are still some disbelievers amongst us. Answering our point that 7-day backups for stayers are a no-no, one reader claimed that knowledgeable trainers would be able to “rehydrate” the dog and have it tip top order for the …Read More..

Perth Cup betting

Perth Cup betting

Best bookmakers for betting on the Group 1 Perth Cup Dozens of interstate raiders make the trek west each year to take on the best sprinters WA has to offer, with the Perth Cup one of the most prestigious and …Read More..

 

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