ALL eyes will be on Sandown Park this Friday night with eight heats of Australia’s richest greyhound race, the $600,000 Melbourne Cup. The series is set to be the swan song for champion sprinter Fernando Bale which will be aiming …Read More..
In the time before it was granted a licence, on what was then known as the Number 2 Olympic Park oval, the Melbourne Greyhound Racing Association (MGRA) had been conducting its racing out of North Melbourne Oval. When the council …Read More..
WHEN the Australian Greyhound Racing Association (AGRA) introduced honorary membership to the Group Racing Hall of Fame, the first three greyhounds inducted as honorary members were Highly Blessed, Zoom Top, and Chief Havoc (Trion x Thelma’s Mate). The latter was …Read More..
LEADING conditioner Robert Britton is confident that his comeback stars will shine this week in the heats of the Victorian Sprint and Distance Championships. Britton has dual Group 1 winner Above All, $2.80 with Bet365, engaged in a heat of …Read More..
TEMLEE was one of the most pre-potent sires ever seen in Australian history and undoubtedly a terrifically fast greyhound. Yet he is often acclaimed as one of the ‘greatest sprinters of all time’, which this writer feels owes much to …Read More..
KEL Greenough will have two chances to claim back-to-back Bendigo Cups on Friday night, but the Pearcedale mentor concedes it may be mission impossible up against the freakish Fernando Bale. Greenough, who won the 2014 feature with Paw Licking, prepares …Read More..
THE greyhound racing spotlight will shine on Richmond this Saturday night with the Londonderry track hosting the final of the Group 3 Richmond Oaks over 535 metres. Open for bitches only, Star Torana (box one) and Rue De Kahn (box …Read More..
THE final of the Group 2 Warrnambool Cup will be run on Wednesday evening, with this year’s edition featuring a stunning field of sprinters. In an extremely open market, three time Group winner Dyna Villa is the $3.60 favourite with …Read More..
THURSDAY’s Albion Park meeting will see the running of the 2015 Group 2 Queensland Derby with dual Group 1 winner Dyna Villa looking the one to beat from box two. The son of Collision and Roxio Bale has been ultra-consistent …Read More..
GREYHOUND Racing New South Wales (GRNSW) will conduct their next stakeholder forum at the Gosford greyhound track on Tuesday night. Commencing at 6.05pm, GRNSW CEO Paul Newson is giving participants an opportunity to address their concerns and thoughts regarding animal …Read More..
Why are Group 1 races the best to bet on? Group 1 races showcase the best product the industry has — proven, fast, tenacious performers that punters can invest their hard-earned coin on. In addition to this, Group 1 races …Read More..
ZIPPING Willow has been officially retired after finishing seventh in a heat of the Group 1 Golden Easter Egg at Wentworth Park on Saturday night. Trained by Jason Mackay, the daughter of Goodesy and Sirocco Lass was having her first …Read More..
There has not been much happening in the greyhound industry, according to Racing Queensland’s official website. You would think the live baiting scandal and the Golden Easter Egg would have rated a mention, but the latest news in the greyhound …Read More..
THIS Saturday night, Wentworth Park will host 10 heats of the 2015 Group 1 Golden Easter Egg. The top three from each heat plus the two fastest fourths will progress through to next week’s semi-finals before the $250,000 to-the-winner decider …Read More..
HUSBAND and wife training duo Jamie and Brooke Ennis are currently experiencing a sensational run of form, with a chance this Saturday night to notch up their third Group 1 final in just four weeks. Champion sprinter My Bro Fabio …Read More..
THE heats of the 2015 Group 1 Australian Cup looked to offer a sensational night of racing on paper and, despite the wild Melbourne weather, when the lids flew open that is exactly what we got. While the series contained …Read More..
A MASSIVE night of racing will take centre stage at The Meadows tonight with heats of two Group 1 features – the Australian Cup and the Superstayers. Both series have attracted some of the nations best greyhounds to Victoria ensuring …Read More..
After six hours in the Victorian Supreme Court on Friday night, Awesome Project has been given the all clear to start in Saturday’s Group 1 Australian Cup heats at The Meadows. It was announced early on Friday that Awesome Project …Read More..
FORMER US president Harry Truman famously had a sign on his desk which read “the buck stops here”. Although far from being the originator of the phrase, Truman displayed the sign to make it clear he was the person ultimately …Read More..
EIGHT sensational heats of the Group 1 Australian Cup take centre stage at The Meadows this Saturday night with each winner progressing through to next week’s $250,000-to-the-winner final. No fewer than 25 individual Group winners will contest the series, all …Read More..
GREYHOUND Racing Victoria chairman Peter Caillard has quit his post in the latest twist in the live-baiting saga. Caillard informed Martin Pakula, the Victorian Minister for Racing, on Monday he has chosen to resign from his position on the board. …Read More..
MY BRO FABIO has capped off a sensational month of racing, claiming the Group 1 Temlee at The Meadows in a stunning come-from-behind performance. Exiting from box eight, the son of Turanza Bale and Flamenco surprisingly got away well, sitting …Read More..
DESPITE a difficult week in the greyhound racing industry, there is something positive to focus on tonight with the running of three Group 1 races at The Meadows- the Zoom Top, the Rookie Rebel and the Temlee. Lets get into …Read More..
THE Group 1 Temlee will be run and won at The Meadows on Saturday night and promises to be an exciting and enticing affair, despite the current furore that surrounds greyhound racing. Zipping Willow has been withdrawn, giving the first …Read More..
ZIPPING WILLOW is back in the Richmond Vale kennels of her original trainer, Jason Mackay, after a tumultuous week in the lead-up to the Group 1 Temlee at The Meadows. After drawing box one in the invitation-only feature, the New …Read More..
LEADING Londonderry trainer Harry Sarkis has been suspended immediately by GRNSW stewards following an inspection of his property and kennels. Sarkis is no stranger to trouble with GRNSW stewards and has been stood down after the inspection revealed vials of …Read More..