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Dashing Success

Dashing Success

Being the first greyhound to win both the National Sprint (2009) and National Distance (2011) finals – Dashing Corsair would always be given his chance at stud. Racing as the iron dog the fawn chaser would chase the mechanical lure …Read More..

Shootout Highlights A Thrilling Thursday At Sandown Park

Shootout Highlights A Thrilling Thursday At Sandown Park

This Thursday night Sandown Park hosts a wonderful night of racing including the Group 3 Macro Meats Shootout, The Group 3 Sir John Dillon Memorial (595m – $25,000 to winner), The Ready 2 Race Final ($20,000 to winner) and the …Read More..

This Week In Greyhound History: October 15th- October 21st

This Week In Greyhound History: October 15th- October 21st

15th October The first greyhound meeting took place at Newcastle in 1927. A crowd estimated at 15,000 turned out to watch the spectacle of greyhounds chasing a mechanical lure. The inaugural Newcastle Cup was won by Sky Chimes. Ada Yin, …Read More..

Jason Thompson’s Melbourne Cup Treble

Jason Thompson’s Melbourne Cup Treble

Jason Thompson has qualified three finalists for Thursday night’s $500,000 TAB Melbourne Cup final following a memorable night’s greyhound racing at Sandown park tonight. Already a winner of six Group races in 2012, Thompson’s remarkable season continued with Got A …Read More..

Proven Nitro Ignites Sandown Shootout 2012

Proven Nitro Ignites Sandown Shootout 2012

Proven Nitro proved himself the fastest greyhound in the country after leading all the way to claim an epic Macro Meats Shootout at Sandown Park tonight. Proven Nitro ($3.40) began like a shot from box 3 and was joined through …Read More..

Bell Haven Strikes A Rare Blow For Tasmania

Bell Haven Strikes A Rare Blow For Tasmania

Tasmanian stayer Bell Haven overcame box six to score in the final of Sydney Cup on Saturday night 13 October, and in doing so became the first from the Apple Isle to annex one of the four major harbour city …Read More..

Bobby Boucheau Named Sandown’s 2011 Greyhound Of The Year

Bobby Boucheau Named Sandown’s 2011 Greyhound Of The Year

Staying star Bobby Boucheau has been named Sandown Greyhound Racing Club’s Greyhound Of The Year for 2011. From nine starts at Sandown Park, Bobby Boucheau won four, set two track records, claimed a Group 1 title and over $127,000 in …Read More..

Len Ketalaar’s Grand Ambition

Len Ketalaar’s Grand Ambition

Granduer upstaged his litter-mate Echelon to claim the fastest win in the heats of the Group 1 Bold Trease Carnival Cup at Sandown Park tonight. Trained by Len Ketelaar for fellow Melbourne Greyhound Racing Association director Charlie Bates, Granduer broke …Read More..

Sprinters Converge On Sandown For 2011 Melbourne Cup Heats

Sprinters Converge On Sandown For 2011 Melbourne Cup Heats

The best sprinters in the country will converge on Sandown Park this Thursday night for the running of the heats of the 2011 Group 1 Solo Melbourne Cup. The combined winners of 849 races and almost $5million in prizemoney, the …Read More..

Bling It On Brings It In Sir John Dillon Memorial

Bling It On Brings It In Sir John Dillon Memorial

Under rated stayer Bling It On has claimed his first Group title, taking out the Group 3 Sir John Dillon Memorial at Sandown Park tonight. Bling It On pinged from box three to lead Sydneysider Zipping Lad through the first …Read More..

Celebrating The Greats: Texas Gold – The Stayer With The Sizzling Finish

Celebrating The Greats: Texas Gold – The Stayer With The Sizzling Finish

Regarded as one of the most exciting ‘come-from-behind’ long distance performers since Victorian champion Bold Trease, the black dog Texas Gold (Flying Penske x Sheza Swifty) raced for less than 17 months and yet compiled one of the most consistent …Read More..

SA 2010 Greyhound Of Year Finalists Named

SA 2010 Greyhound Of Year Finalists Named

The Greyhound of the Year Selection Panel met this week to determine the Finalists for the 2010 SA Greyhound Of The Year. The panel members will now cast their individual votes on the title, with the winner announced at the …Read More..

2010 End Of Year Review: Who Deserves Greyhound Of The Year In Your State?

2010 End Of Year Review: Who Deserves Greyhound Of The Year In Your State?

Another lap of the greyhound calendar is almost complete, which means it is time for those lucky few to become Greyhound of the Year. After a total of 112 Group races and countless other listed and classic events, there are …Read More..

Sandown Greyhound Racing Club’s 2010 Group 1 Melbourne Cup Preview And Tips

Sandown Greyhound Racing Club’s 2010 Group 1 Melbourne Cup Preview And Tips

One of the finest nights of racing on the Australian greyhound calendar will be run at Sandown Park on Thursday night, with eight heats of the $250,000 Group 1 Solo Melbourne Cup (515m), and two heats of the $72,500 Group …Read More..

So Seductive So Brilliant In Sir John Dillon Memorial Final

So Seductive So Brilliant In Sir John Dillon Memorial Final

Star stayer So Seductive scored a stunning victory in the Group 2 Sir John Dillon Memorial at Sandown Park tonight, coming from last to claim her first feature race and stamp herself as Australia’s most exciting stayer. The even-money favourite …Read More..

Sandown Shootout Field Announced

Sandown Shootout Field Announced

The Committee of the Sandown Greyhounds Racing Club today announced Cosmic Chief, Enry Walt, Push The Paint and So Seductive as the 2010 Group 3 Macro Meats Shootout finalists. After several intense discussions, the eleven nominations were trimmed to four, …Read More..

Sir John Dillon Memorial Final Thursday 28th October 2010

Sir John Dillon Memorial Final Thursday 28th October 2010

2010 Group 2 Sir John Dillon Memorial Final Thursday 28th October 2010 Greyhounds Qualified Through The Sir John Dillon Memorial Heats Thursday 21st October 2010 Open To The Best Greyhounds Nominated $25,000 To The Final Winner Sandown, Vic Race No. …Read More..

So Seductive Simply Stunning In Sandown’s Sir John Dillon Memorial Heats

So Seductive Simply Stunning In Sandown’s Sir John Dillon Memorial Heats

Rising staying star So Seductive set a new time standard for Sandown Park’s famous 715m journey, running a stunning 41.70 in her heat of the Group 2 Sir John Dillon Memorial tonight. Beginning like a shot from box 5, So …Read More..

Sir John Dillon Memorial Heats Thursday 21st October 2010

Sir John Dillon Memorial Heats Thursday 21st October 2010

2010 Group 2 Sir John Dillon Memorial Heats Thursday 21st October 2010 Open To The Best Greyhounds Nominated $25,000 To The Final Winner Sandown, Vic Race No. 5Sir John Dillon Memorial Ht108:28PM (VICtime) Special Event Heat event over 715 Metres …Read More..

Sandown Announce Major Changes To Group Racing Carnivals

Sandown Announce Major Changes To Group Racing Carnivals

The Sandown Greyhound Racing Club today announced significant changes to its Group racing calendar for the 2010/11 season. The changes form part of a broader Australian Greyhound Racing Association initiative aimed at redeveloping the calendar to minimise clashes between Group …Read More..

Amity Bale Honoured As Sandown 2009 Greyhound Of The Year

Amity Bale Honoured As Sandown 2009 Greyhound Of The Year

Amity Bale was named the 2009 Sandown Greyhound of the Year at Sandown Park tonight. Trained by Graeme Bate for leviathan owner/breeder Paul Wheeler, the black Sonic Flight – Evonne Bale bitch joined an elite group of greyhounds to win …Read More..

Australia’s Top Stayer Amity Bale Breaks Down

Australia’s Top Stayer Amity Bale Breaks Down

Just days after being named AGRA Greyhound Of The Month for November, Amity Bale has broken down hopelessly and will be retired. Racing last night in the Group 3 Newcastle Cup at The Gardens, Australia’s top ranked stayer was always …Read More..

Dyna Forte And Graeme Bate In SA Derby Drug Shock

Dyna Forte And Graeme Bate In SA Derby Drug Shock

Australian Racing Greyhound can reveal that Dyna Forte, the winner of the $22,000 to the winner Group 3 2009 SA Derby; has returned a swab irregularity on preliminary testing of a swab sample taken from the night of the Derby …Read More..

Greyhound Racing Tips For Saturday 24th October 2009

Greyhound Racing Tips For Saturday 24th October 2009

Welcome to Australian Racing Greyhound’s Greyhound Racing Tips for Saturday 24th October 2009 with Tips tonight from The Meadows (Victoria), Wentworth Park (New South Wales), and Cannington (West Australia). Sportsbet is still offering a free $50 bet without deposit is …Read More..

Greyhound Racing Tips For Friday 16th October 2009

Greyhound Racing Tips For Friday 16th October 2009

Welcome to Australian Racing Greyhound’s Greyhound Racing Tips for Friday 16th October 2009 with Tips tonight from Geelong (Victoria), Richmond (New South Wales) and selected races from Mandurah (West Australia). The huge profits flowing back to our readers just supports …Read More..

Bate Wins Group Title 11, Then 12 Within Five Minutes

Bate Wins Group Title 11, Then 12 Within Five Minutes

Amity Bale clinched her third consecutive Group race title with a stunning win in the $36,000 Group 2 Sir John Dillon Memorial at Sandown Park tonight. Clearly the best stayer currently racing, Amity Bale was sent to the boxes a …Read More..

Greyhound Racing Tips For Thursday 15th October 2009

Greyhound Racing Tips For Thursday 15th October 2009

Welcome to Australian Racing Greyhound’s Greyhound Racing Tips for Thursday 15th October 2009 with Tips tonight from Sandown Park (Victoria), Dapto (New South Wales), Albion Park (Queensland), Angle Park (South Australia) and Mandurah (West Australia). Highlight of tonight’s racing comes …Read More..

Sir John Dillon Memorial Final Thursday 15th October 2009

Sir John Dillon Memorial Final Thursday 15th October 2009

Thursday 15th October 2009

Thursday 15th October 2009

Amity Bale Breaks Sandown’s 42 Second Barrier

Amity Bale Breaks Sandown’s 42 Second Barrier

Last night at Sandown Amity Bale demolished a class field by 8.5 lengths in 41.99 in a heat of the Group 2 Sir John Dillon Memorial (715m). Amity Bale ($1.40F) sat behind early leader Headley Bale ($8.50) for most of …Read More..

 

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