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Clash Of The Interstate Stars: The 1969 Silver Chief Classic

Clash Of The Interstate Stars: The 1969 Silver Chief Classic

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..

This Week In Racing History

This Week In Racing History

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..

Saturday, 3 January 2015

Saturday, 3 January 2015

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..

Wheeler Qualifies Five For 2015 Silver Chief Final

Wheeler Qualifies Five For 2015 Silver Chief Final

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..

The Meadows Greyhound Tips & Betting Preview December 27 2014

The Meadows Greyhound Tips & Betting Preview December 27 2014

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..

Above All Fit And Ready For Silver Chief Semi-Final

Above All Fit And Ready For Silver Chief Semi-Final

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..

Saturday, 27 December 2014

Saturday, 27 December 2014

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 Dazzles In Silver Chief Heats

Dyna Double One Dazzles In Silver Chief Heats

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..

The Meadows Greyhound Tips & Betting Preview December 20 2014

The Meadows Greyhound Tips & Betting Preview December 20 2014

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..

2014 Hobart Thousand Rises Above All Others

2014 Hobart Thousand Rises Above All Others

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..

Above All Seizes 2014 Group One Hobart Thousand

Above All Seizes 2014 Group One Hobart Thousand

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..

This Week In Racing History

This Week In Racing History

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..

Saturday, 20 December 2014

Saturday, 20 December 2014

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..

The Meadows Greyhound Tips & Betting Preview December 13 2014

The Meadows Greyhound Tips & Betting Preview December 13 2014

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..

The Breeding Behind A Melbourne Cup Finalist

The Breeding Behind A Melbourne Cup Finalist

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..

Buckle Up Wes Becomes The Best Ever From Tasmania

Buckle Up Wes Becomes The Best Ever From Tasmania

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..

This Week In Racing History

This Week In Racing History

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..

This Week In Racing History

This Week In Racing History

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..

This Week In Racing History

This Week In Racing History

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

Background To The Maturity Classic

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..

This Week In Racing History

This Week In Racing History

JULY 16 Montana Jet won her first race start, over 380 yards at Geelong, by nine lengths in 1957. The black bitch was just 12 months old and went on to win her first four starts, all over the next …Read More..

Quality Aplenty In Sandown Harrison Dawson Heats

Quality Aplenty In Sandown Harrison Dawson Heats

Sandown Park is set to sizzle on Thursday night when four heats of the Group Two Berwick Mazda Harrison-Dawson set to take place over the 515 metre journey. Quality will be omnipresent with no less than 13 individual Group winners …Read More..

Thompson’s Speedy Duo Dominate 2014 Warrnambool Cup Heats

Thompson’s Speedy Duo Dominate 2014 Warrnambool Cup Heats

Jason Thompson will rug up the two fastest qualifiers, and three runners in total, in next week’s Group Two 2014 Warrnambool Cup final after five heats were conducted on Wednesday night. Black Magic Opal (24.84) and Innocent Til (25.00) dominated …Read More..

Hot Fields For 2014 Warrnambool Cup Heats

Hot Fields For 2014 Warrnambool Cup Heats

There is no rest for the wicked as Victorian feature racing shifts to the picturesque town of Warrnambool this Wednesday evening, where a quintet of Cup heats will take place under the watchful eye of the grand old twin sentinels …Read More..

Phenomenal Sets Standard In Warrnambool Classic Heats

Phenomenal Sets Standard In Warrnambool Classic Heats

Star chaser Phenomenal ran the fastest of fifteen 2014 Warrnambool Classic Heats at Wannon Park during the week. Competing in Heat four, Phenomenal lead throughout to set new track record figures of 24.83 seconds for the 450 metres, and without …Read More..

Finalists Decided For 2014 Group One Golden Easter Egg

Finalists Decided For 2014 Group One Golden Easter Egg

Over half the field for the 2014 Group One Golden Easter Egg final will be trained by two trainers. Andrea Dailly has qualified three runners for the final (Ollie Bale, Jordan Allen and Hawk Alone) and Brooke Ennis has qualified …Read More..

Keybow Sizzles In Golden Easter Egg Heats

Keybow Sizzles In Golden Easter Egg Heats

The Dailly and McDonald kennels both head back to Victoria with doubles under their belts after the conclusion of the Group One Golden Easter Egg Heats at Wentworth Park on Saturday night. As expected, the Victorian trainers dominated, taking out …Read More..

Vale Vapour Whirl

Vale Vapour Whirl

I’m sure all greyhound followers will feel both a tinge of sadness and nostalgia when they hear the once mighty Vapour Whirl passed away this week. Many greyhound fans will recall the deeds of the black flash with a great …Read More..

Veetee Express Rewards The Anderton Team In The Mount Gambier Cup

Veetee Express Rewards The Anderton Team In The Mount Gambier Cup

Paul Anderton is a workaholic. I was going to use the term driveaholic, but driveaholic wasn’t deemed a word, so I went with the former. On Sunday the Anderton camp was rewarded for these efforts with victory in the 2014 …Read More..

2014 Group 2 Horsham Cup Preview

2014 Group 2 Horsham Cup Preview

The strength of the Victorian Country Cups circuit goes on display again this Saturday night when the final of the Group Two 2014 Horsham Cup takes place. Four quality heats were held last Tuesday over the demanding 480 metre trip, …Read More..

 

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