In the world of greyhound racing, there are no better events to bet on than Group 1 features. In Australia during 2014, 30 Group 1 races were held at various tracks across the country, each featuring the sport’s superior canine …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..
Greyhound Box Draw For The Meadows – Saturday, 21 February 2015 Race No. 1Atc Australian Cup Prelim 16:57 PM (VIC time) Special Event event over 525 metres at The meadows Of $8,940 Prizemoney. 1st: $6,260 2nd: $1,790 3rd: $890. No.NameGradeFormBestLastTrainer …Read More..
February 12 Champion local sprinter True Vintage notched her fourth consecutive win in taking out the 1988 final of the Launceston Cup by six lengths over the 502-metre trip. True Vintage would go on to win 15 races on end …Read More..
THE final fields have been announced for three of Australia’s most prestigious invitation-only greyhound races: the Temlee, the Rookie Rebel and the Zoom Top. Each race holds Group 1 status and will be run and won at The Meadows on …Read More..
VICTORIANS dominated in the west on Saturday night, taking out the two Group 1 features at Cannington, the Perth Cup (530m) and the Galaxy (715m). The Galaxy was the first to jump, with the Rob Britton-trained Space Star starting a …Read More..
THE 1982 final of the National Futurity, run over the 530 metres trip on the old grass circuit at Wentworth Park, bore witness to a sensational finish featuring two of the mightiest bitches to have ever raced in Australia. Promises …Read More..
IT WAS a massive weekend for brilliant speedster Star Recall, taking out the 2014 WA Greyhound of the Year title on Sunday night, just 24 hours after qualifying for her second Group 1 Perth Cup final. Trained throughout most of …Read More..
DESPITE being drawn in an incredibly tough race, grand campaigner On Coin will have plenty of supporters for his heat of the Group 1 Perth Cup at Cannington on Saturday night. John Crossley’s ultra-consistent greyhound will exit box one in …Read More..
Fifty-three invitations have been sent out for the three Group 1 races on February 21: the Temlee (525m), Rookie Rebel (600m) and Zoom Top (725m), all of which will be run and won at The Meadows. Twenty-six greyhounds have been …Read More..
Racing and Wagering Western Australia this week announced three finalists for its prestigious greyhound-of-the-year title to be presented at a gala awards night on February 1. They are On Coin, Star Recall and Zelemar Fever. On Coin, which was also …Read More..
On March 28, 1980, the greyhound still rated by many as the best to have ever set paw on the Warragul course annihilated his opponents in taking out the flagship race at the track. The latest edition of the Warragul …Read More..
Middle distance racing may not often be the stage where the greats of the sport forge their names, but a quick look at the honour roll of the Hume Cup leaves you under no illusions about the quality of greyhound …Read More..
He’s back! WA’s fastest bred chaser On Coin is making his second return from injury this year in the heats of the Group Two All Star Sprint at Cannington. He has spent two months on the sidelines nursing a tendon …Read More..
Ernie Bung Arrow became a local hero in South Australia and simultaneously captured the hearts of racing fans nationwide when he won the 2013 Adelaide Cup, giving his veteran trainer Ken Gill his first win at Group One level after …Read More..