Buckle Up Wes became the first Tasmanian to win the Group One Topgun with an all the way victory at The Meadows tonight. Jumping brilliantly from box five, the son of Collision and Everlong Bale was never behind another runner, …Read More..
All eyes will be on The Meadows tomorrow night for the 22nd running of the Group One Topgun, which will see eight of the country’s best greyhounds chasing top honours and the $150,000 winner’s cheque. The Wheeler family have won …Read More..
Stewards Report, Race 1, Geelong, 17 October. “Arejay Smokey (8) crossed to the rail soon after the start checking Zipping Spike (6)”. No way. These two never touched. Not even close. Stewards Report, The Meadows, 18 October. Race 1 “Untraceable …Read More..
Luca Neveelk added a much deserved Group Two victory to his remarkable record when he took out the 2014 Geelong Gold Cup final for Denison trainer Gerald Kleeven on Friday night. The son of Talk’s Cheap and It’s A Neveelk …Read More..
Dynamic bitch Sweet It Is gave her rivals a cold in the home straight to claim the 2014 Group Three Sydney Cup at Wentworth Park on Saturday night. The Darren McDonald trained daughter of Mogambo and Off Springer (Flying Penske …Read More..
Allen Deed (2) has inked his name on an illustrious honour roll after taking out the Group One Adelaide Cup at Angle Park on Friday night. The Jarvis Bale and Greta Bale (Lansley Bale – Jindara Bale) dog caught the …Read More..
Queensland trainer Peter Ruetschi continued a great 2014 when Give You Credit upset his more fancied rivals to land the Group Three Gold Coast Cup at Albion Park on Thursday night. The son of Outa Credit and Where Are You …Read More..
Corio trainer Paul Ryder landed an upset of gargantuan proportions when his young chaser Shot To Bits landed the Group Three Top Cat Video Cup at The Meadows on Saturday night. What was even more incredible was the fact that …Read More..
Bralyn Stalker has earned himself a Group Three title after securing the Casino Cup on Friday evening. The 38kg blue chaser by El Grand Senor and Bralyn Maisie (Firefly Boy – Moulamein) went to the boxes as favourite and at …Read More..
The story by my colleague Molly Haines about WA resorting to six-dog fields for Free-For-All races should tell the industry what is under the rock when you pick it up. So, what do we find? And what are the likely …Read More..
Iva Vision did not let punters down when he saluted in the final of the Group Three SA Derby at Angle Park on Thursday night. The son of Ivan Brown and Visualization (Surf Lorian – Leataro) stopped the clock at …Read More..
Size Does Matter finished strongly to take out the 2014 Group Two Healesville Cup on Sunday afternoon for Lara trainer Brooke Ennis. The son of Bekim Bale and Size It Up (Elite State – Size ‘Em Up) arrived just in …Read More..
Zipping Maggie announced herself as an emerging staying star on Saturday night when she lowered the colours of Australia’s two big guns to take out the Group Three Chairman’s Cup for trainer Peter Dapiran. The 28-month-old daughter of Turanza Bale …Read More..
Earlier this year two sisters ran the quinella in the Group One Sapphire Crown at Sandown Park. The two sisters were by Vapour Whirl and Footluce (Hallucinate – Scarlett) and they were Oakvale Destiny and Oakvale Flyer. Fast forward to …Read More..
Devon Meadows trainer Glenn Rounds made it back-to-back Group Two Great Chase wins when All Strung Out took out the 2014 $45,000 to-the-winner event at The Meadows on Wednesday afternoon. All Strung Out is a son of Bekim Bale and …Read More..
Cannington plays host to National Sprint Championship final in 2014 for only the fifth time in the history of the event. It first staged the race in 1979, when NSW champion Acclaim Star scored a brilliant win. Acclaim Star became …Read More..
If pre-race comments are any way to measure the happiness of a trainer after an event, then Anakie mentor Jeff Britton will be as happy as the proverbial pig in mud. When speaking about his bitch Mepunga Tiara to ARG …Read More..
Jeff Britton has capped off a remarkable night of racing for his team of greyhounds by taking out the Group One Maturity at The Meadows with Mepunga Hayley. Earlier in the night , Britton and Mepunga Tiara secured the Group …Read More..
She’s done it again. Writing about the exploits of a champion bitch like Xylia Allen can stretch the superlative bank to the limit. On Thursday night at Sandown the all-conquering daughter of Turanza Bale and Tayah Bale (Droopy’s Vieri – …Read More..
Warrior King (7) has proven the old saying true by taking out the Group Two Bendigo Cup on Friday night; the cream always rises to the top. Warrior King was the most experienced Group performer in the race and as …Read More..
Tony Brett continued his stranglehold on the Group One Winter Carnival Cup when Flash Reality (8) put in a dashing display to land the $75,000 to-the-winner event at Albion Park on Thursday night. The win makes it four straight Winter …Read More..
Bessy Boo ($17.00) has upset a red-hot field in the running of the Group One Peter Mosman Final at Wentworth Park, storming home from box one to claim the $75,000 first prize for trainer Christine Proctor and owner Ashley Wilson. …Read More..
When Xylia Allen added another feature race to her list of accomplishments on Thursday night by taking out the Superstayers at Albion Park it was not in her usual front running dominating style, nor was it anything special on the …Read More..
Australia’s Queen of the loam Xylia Allen added another Group One win to her list of achievements when she took out the Albion Park Gold Cup on Thursday night. Beginning quickly from box one, the daughter of Turanza Bale and …Read More..
He was the dog that everyone wanted to watch and the dog that carried more expectation into the race than any other. He followed on from his impressive heat win last week and duly delivered the goods. Dewana Result, at …Read More..
Bozidar Stamenkovic’s disappointment led to joy when Boojerooma upset her more fancied rivals to take out the 2014 Group Three Howard Ashton at Angle Park on Thursday night. Stamenkovic was forced to scratch his original runner Koombooyana Kid from box …Read More..
Sweet It Is produced a mind-blowing finishing effort to take out the $175,000 Group One Sandown Cup on Thursday night for Devon Meadows trainer Darren McDonald. An excited McDonald described his winner as a “bloody good dog” shortly after her …Read More..
Astute Devon Meadows mentor Darren McDonald claimed yet another Group Two victory when Awesome Project (3) led all the way to take out the $100,000 to-the-winner Harrison-Dawson final at Sandown on Thursday night. The son of Collision and Honour Phase …Read More..