GREYHOUND racing in Victoria has a problem it has barely acknowledged. A big problem. The announcement by Premier Mike Baird that greyhound racing in NSW would be shut down from July 1, 2017, casts serious doubt on the status quo …Read More..
DUAL Group 1 winner Above All has passed away. The news broke on social media on Wednesday evening that the black dog had ‘Passed Over the Rainbow Bridge in Recovery’ following surgery after sustaining an injury during a trial at …Read More..
THIS week’s review of litters selected from the NSW Whelping Report for the week ending November 22, 2015 starts with a nice litter of nine pups by the multiple group 1 winner Keybow (December 2011 Take The Kitty x Key …Read More..
GROUP 1 Vic Peters Classic winner Zambora Brockie is the $7 favourite to take out the 2016 Group 1 Golden Easter Egg final on March 26 after Sportsbet.com.au released their all-in markets ahead of the heats at Wentworth Park on …Read More..
GOTTA Get Back scored the biggest win of his 36 start career when scoring a determined victory in Friday night’s Group 2 Shepparton Cup (450m). Stepping well from box four, Gotta Get Back was caught in the middle of a …Read More..
CHAMPION Victorian trainer Robert Britton is looking to win the Group 1 Paws of Thunder (520 metres) for a record fourth time at Wentworth Park on Saturday night, having qualified the smart Tap Out Rose ($12 with Bet365). As most …Read More..
VICTORIAN trainer Robert Britton knows what it takes to win a Hobart Thousand, and how to do it on the Elwick circuit. After all, he rugged up Prankster in 2009 and last year he took Above All across the Tasman …Read More..
CHAMPION sprinter Fernando Bale will be aiming to capture his eighth Group 1 victory on Saturday night when he exits box one in the 2015 invitation-only Topgun at The Meadows. The son of Kelsos Fusileer and Chloe Allen became the …Read More..
LAMIA Bale (pictured) has something going for her that none of her other competitors do in this Thursday’s Victorian Sprint Championship at Sandown Park. While champion sprinter Fernando Bale dominates the betting, Lamia Bale, $13 with William Hill, is one …Read More..
LEADING conditioner Robert Britton is confident that his comeback stars will shine this week in the heats of the Victorian Sprint and Distance Championships. Britton has dual Group 1 winner Above All, $2.80 with Bet365, engaged in a heat of …Read More..
DULGUIGAN trainer Samuel Dart is sure to be all smiles after taking out the Group 1 Gold Cup Final with Dzeko at Albion Park on Thursday night. Dzeko went into the event as the $3.40 favourite after the unfortunate scratchings …Read More..
ALTHOUGH the final of the Group 1 Macro Meats Gold Cup at Albion Park doesn’t include the likes of Space Star and Sweet It Is, a very talented line-up of stayers will contest the 710-metre feature on Thursday night, vying …Read More..
TOP Queensland trainer Tony Brett had a terrific time at Albion Park on Thursday night, qualifying two runners through to next week’s Group 1 Gold Cup final over 710-metres including Tuavasa Shek ($3.20) which clocked a flying 41.73 in heat …Read More..
SWEET It Is has become the world’s highest stakes earner with a sensational display in Thursday night’s Group 1 Sandown Cup over 715-metres at Sandown Park. Beginning fairly from box two, the Braden Finn-trained daughter of Mogambo and Off Springer …Read More..
AN excellent night of greyhound racing awaits at Sandown Park tonight, featuring the final of the world’s richest staying event, the Group 1 Sandown Cup, which appears to be at the mercy of Robert Britton’s Space Star, currently the $1.22 …Read More..
THE world’s richest staying event, the Group 1 Sandown Cup, will be run at Sandown Park over the testing 715-metre trip on Thursday night, with $175,000 awaiting the winner. The prestigious event looks to be at the mercy of Robert Britton’s …Read More..
THURSDAY will see the running of the Group 1 Sapphire Crown Classic Final at Sandown Park, with eight talented bitches vying for $100,000 in first prizemoney. Last week four heats were conducted over the 515-metre distance, with Steve Collin’s Lamia …Read More..
THIS year’s instalment of the Group 3 Gold Cup at Wentworth Park appears to be a race in two, with the stunning performances of Space Star and Sweet It Is in last week’s heats guaranteeing an enticing final will be …Read More..
NINETEEN heats of this year’s Group 2 Warrnambool Classic will be run and won in Victoria over the next two days featuring some highly talented youngsters chasing the $75,000-to-the-winner prize on May 6. Twelve heats will be run on Tuesday, …Read More..
CHAMPION stayer Space Star returned to Wentworth Park in style on Saturday night, clocking a sizzling time of 41.71 when winning his heat of the Group 3 Gold Cup. In the race, Ada Mary was best away from the inside …Read More..
GREYHOUND RACING NEW SOUTH WALES (GRNSW) are calling for submissions from qualified organisations and/or individuals for a project proposal focusing on identifying the best practice methods in the areas of rearing, socialisation, education and training of greyhounds. The project has …Read More..
SPACE Star will be aiming to bounce back to his brilliant best on Saturday night when he contests the third and final heat of the $75,000-to-the-winner Group 1 Association Cup (720-metres) at Wentworth Park. Trained by Robert Britton, the son …Read More..
OUTSIDE of the live baiting saga, the biggest greyhound debate in recent years has been the rise and fall of the finish-on-Lure in Australia. Given that it also has ramifications on greyhound welfare it should not be forgotten. Consider the …Read More..
LUNA Jinx caused a massive upset in the final of the Group 1 Superstayers at The Meadows on Saturday night, defeating a star-studded field including new the 725-metre track record holder, Space Star. After stumbling at the start, Space Star …Read More..
THE new track record holder at The Meadows, Space Star, will be looking to secure another Group 1 victory in tonight’s $100,000 Superstayers final. Starting at skinny odds of just $1.60, the Robert Britton trained chaser was never headed in …Read More..
THE main night in Victoria will be Saturday this week with the running of the Group 1 Australian Cup and Superstayers at The Meadows, however there are still plenty of talented greyhounds competing at Sandown Park tonight, ensuring a top …Read More..
Interim GRNSW CEO Open Forum Greyhound Racing NSW interim CEO Paul Newson has invited all greyhound participants to a special meeting to be held at Cessnock Showgrounds (old race track) this Sunday 8th March at 1pm. Participants will have an …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..
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..