While most of the nation’s top class chasers have headed to Wentworth Park for Saturday’s Paws of Thunder heats, there is still some nice dogs engaged at Sandown Park tonight. Best Bet: Race 9: Quasi Bale Best Roughie: Race 11: …Read More..
Here is another slant on the way Above All conquered the two favourites in the final of the Silver Chief at The Meadows on Saturday. First, consider this comment by Justracing.com.au boss Phil Purser on Gai Waterhouse’s decision not to …Read More..
FORMER NSW sprinter Lansley Bale might have hated Wentworth Park, but the red fawn dog by Farloe Melody out of Carmel Bale certainly knew his way around the country circuit in Victoria, collecting cups like they were confetti during a …Read More..
THERE is no stopping Allen Deed when he gets the right race. Saturday night’s record 29.38 run at The Meadows was power-personified and well inside Heston Bale’s three year old time of 29.45. The dog now owns a package of …Read More..
Former Kiwi chaser Above All has put in a breathtaking performance to claim tonight’s Group One Silver Chief Classic at The Meadows. Trained by Robert Britton, the son of Magic Sprite and Kara Janx began fairly from box five, overcoming …Read More..
THE Meadows has a fantastic night of racing ahead with the showpiece being the Group One Silver Chief Classic final. Best Bet: Race 12: Droopy’s Bentley Best Value: Race 10: Quarrel Bale Quaddie: Leg 1: 1,4,5,6,7,8 – Leg 2: 1,3,5 …Read More..
The first Group One of 2015 is up for grabs on Saturday night at The Meadows when an exceptional field of young sprinters lines up for the Silver Chief Classic over 525 metres. This year’s final is shaping up as …Read More..
Eight superb youngsters will be vying for Group One glory in the Silver Chief Classic when the lids fly open at The Meadows tomorrow night. Australian Racing Greyhound has had a look at the chances of each runner and explained …Read More..
VIOLET Town trainer Michael Carter is hoping his promising sprinter Midnight Flynn can cause an upset this Saturday night when he contests the Group One Silver Chief Classic at The Meadows. Rated a $23 chance, Midnight Flynn goes into the …Read More..
THE Silver Chief Classic was just in its fifth year when the Stan Cleverley-trained NSW speed star Milimsimbi came down to Olympic Park tasked with annexing Melbourne’s premier age event for male greyhounds. On paper he looked to be the …Read More..
December 31 The last night meeting with betting for greyhound racing in NSW was held in 1927, following the passing of new government legislation. The cinema lobby had claimed they were losing business to greyhound racing and made representations to …Read More..
Greyhound Box Draw For The Meadows – Saturday, 3 January 2015 Race No. 1Ajs Corporation Handicap7:15 PM (VIC time) Handicap event over 725 metres at The meadows Of $10,285 Prizemoney. 1st: $7,200 2nd: $2,060 3rd: $1,025. No.NameGradeFormBestLastTrainer 1FLYING TWIST -7m …Read More..
THE first Group One race of 2015 is set to be a cracker after four semi-finals of the Silver Chief Classic were run and won over 525 metres at The Meadows tonight. The final, which will be held next Saturday, …Read More..
WE are all set for a terrific night of racing at The Meadows with four semi finals of the Group One Silver Chief. Lets get straight into the tips for the meeting. Best Bet: Race 3: Mepunga Hayley Best Roughie: …Read More..
BOOM sprinter Above All is all set for his semi-final of the Group One Silver Chief Classic on Saturday night, according to his trainer Rob Britton. The freakishly fast chaser had no luck in his heat of The Meadows feature last …Read More..
Greyhound Box Draw For The Meadows – Saturday, 27 December 2014 Race No. 1Tab Early Quaddie7:14 PM (VIC time) Grade 5 event over 600 metres at The meadows Of $8,225 Prizemoney. 1st: $5,750 2nd: $1,645 3rd: $830. No.NameGradeFormBestLastTrainer 1VOLKSJAGER BLUE …Read More..
Dyna Double One stamped himself as a star of the future after a surreal 29.55 performance when taking out a heat of the Group One Silver Chief Classic at The Meadows last night. At just his third racetrack appearance, the …Read More..
Looks like a terrific night of racing at The Meadows tonight with heats of the Group One Silver Chief over 525 metres. Best Bet: Race 9: Go Mobo Best Roughie: Race 3: Dyna Norfolk Quaddie: Leg 1: 1,2,6 – Leg …Read More..
Kiwi owner/breeder Alison Lee is still on cloud nine after her superb greyhound Above All scored an emphatic victory in last night’s Group One Hobart Thousand. Beginning well from box five, the Robert Britton- trained chaser found the front in …Read More..
The Robert Britton- trained Above All has put in a breathtaking performance to claim this year’s Group One Hobart Thousand, defeating an outstanding young field in the process. The son of Magic Sprite and Kara Janx was the standout heat …Read More..
December 17 Mick The Miller took out the last running of the Bookmaker’s Trophy (now called the Bold Trease Carnival Cup), over 513 metres at Sandown Park, in 1987. In a close finish Mick The Miller defeated Fletcher Miss by …Read More..
Greyhound Box Draw For The Meadows – Saturday, 20 December 2014 Race No. 1Rsn – Racing & Sport7:12 PM (VIC time) Mixed 4/5 event over 525 metres at The meadows Of $7,600 Prizemoney. 1st: $5,320 2nd: $1,520 3rd: $760. No.NameGradeFormBestLastTrainer …Read More..
It should be a great night of racing at The Meadows tonight, lets see how many winners we can get for you all. Best Bet: Race 11: Droopy’s Bentley Best Roughie: Race 3: Reiko Bale Quaddie: Leg 1: 1 – …Read More..
Let’s face it, we would all love to have a greyhound running in the Group One Melbourne Cup final on Friday night at Sandown. So what does it take to get a finalist into the coveted race? A look behind …Read More..
When it comes to Tasmanian chasers, the victory of Buckle Up Wes in the Topgun, combined with his success earlier this year in the Australian Cup, arguably makes a case for him to be called the best sprinter to have …Read More..
October 8 Osti’s Style raced away to score by just over two lengths from Anthem and Railway Road in the 1994 final of the Canberra Cup. Osti’s Style overcame box five and ran a fast 30.68 for the 530 metres …Read More..
AUGUST 6 The first greyhound hurdle using a jumping mechanical lure ever to be tried in Australia took place at Wentworth Park in 1954. The device had been invented by Pat Kieran, the ground manager at Wentworth Park. The first …Read More..
JULY 30 The beautifully-bred black bitch Ascapella Miss (Chariot Charm x Fullock) took out the 1973 Strathalbyn Puppy Championship, running 32.30 to equal the race record. Mid City Mandy downed Rocky by a neck with Miss Brook third in the …Read More..
Background to the Maturity Classic This is arguably the premier restricted age event held in Australia. Yes, superior to the National Derby and the Silver Chief Classic. Just a look through the honour roll of the winners is a walk …Read More..