It’s a simple matter but it has far reaching consequences. The background is that it seems racing authorities are divided into two halves. One lot tries to be nice to trainers, the other tries to thump them for breaking the …Read More..
Victorian chaser Space Star is a contender for run of the year, after producing a brilliant come-from-behind victory in the Group Two Summer Plate final at Wentworth Park on Saturday evening. Exiting from box eight at just $1.30 with most …Read More..
Dyna Villa has proven once and for all he is a genuine star of the sport, taking out the 2015 Group One Paws of Thunder at Wentworth Park. Stepping cleanly from box eight, the sleek black speed machine quickly found …Read More..
AVONDALE Porche has won the Group Two Cranbourne Cup in one of the most exciting country cup finishes by the barest of margins from a gallant Oakvale Destiny, who was looking to add to her two previous group final wins. …Read More..
THE Group Two Cranbourne Cup field has been obliterated by the scratchings of leading contenders Luca Neveelk and Hostile. The Neveelk kennel has been rocked by a severe illness and ARG wishes Luca Neveelk and the rest of the kennel …Read More..
THE early speed will be on in the Sale Cup, to be run on Boxing Day, but there are also several more than handy stayers who have claims on the $75,000 feature. In what is shaping as an intriguing affair …Read More..
The Bertinato and Micallef combination proved a winner yet again in the Group 2 Dapto Puppy Classic after Bertacious Bee (7) took out the rich $75,000 race. Chris Bertinato is one of Bertacious Bee’s owners. George Micallef trains the 34kg …Read More..
Lamia Bale (2) notched up her third victory within the space of a week when taking out tonight’s Group Three Sir John Dillon Memorial at Sandown Park. Stepping brilliantly from box two in the 595 metre feature, the Steve Collins …Read More..
He trained the winner of every heat and landed the quinella in both semi-finals. Yet as if that was not enough, Anakie trainer Jeff Britton also prepared the first four runners across the line in the Group Three Brian Johnstone …Read More..
Keybow (7) has finally cracked his second Group One victory following a tenacious performance in tonight’s Brisbane Cup at Albion Park. Stepping a touch slow from box seven, the son of Take The Kitty and Key Exit was given a …Read More..
Dyna Villa (8) has taken out the Group One Melbourne Cup in style, carving across from box eight to streak away for a two length victory in 29.36 at Sandown Park on Friday night. The Collision and Roxio Bale (Droopy’s …Read More..
She has done it again. The bitch that trainer Darren McDonald described post race as a “Bold Trease re-incarnated” unleashed her trademark run home to clinch the 2014 Group One Bold Trease at Sandown at Sandown Park on Friday night. …Read More..
The Reg Kay trained Happy Haswell reaffirmed that he’s one of the country’s most promising young dogs in the Group Three Ipswich Cup on Saturday night. Kay had told ARG through the week just how good he thought Happy Haswell …Read More..
Iva Vision, trained by Peter Young, has given the Sunshine State its first victory in the Sandown Shootout after an emphatic display tonight over the 515 metre sprint. Stepping cleanly from box three in the half field, the son of …Read More..
Winning a Group One race is quite an achievement, but few ever do it as dominantly as the Brooke Ennis trained My Bro Fabio did when he took out the 2014 Hume Cup at The Meadows on Monday night. He …Read More..
It is hard to keep a good dog down and Keybow (8) proved that old adage true on Monday night at The Meadows, taking out the Group Three Silver Bullet. The 30kg chaser by Take The Kitty and Key Exit …Read More..
Lewiston trainer Robert Isaacson already has an SA Sprint Championship on his resume courtesy of Scull Murphy in 2007. On Thursday night at Angle Park he added another to the list as Galilee Spirit (3) crossed the finishing line first. …Read More..
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..