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Britton’s resuming stars out to shine in Victorian Championships

Britton’s resuming stars out to shine in Victorian Championships

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 Bovada, engaged in a heat of …Read More..

Temlee: A One-Track Wonder?

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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..

Fernando Bale is not yet the greatest

Fernando Bale is not yet the greatest

IT IS fascinating to watch and listen to the comments being made about Fernando Bale, with so many people now suggesting he is possibly the greatest greyhound to have ever raced in Australia. Yes, Fernando Bale is indeed one of …Read More..

2015 Group 2 Bendigo Cup – Greenough’s duo out to cause upset

2015 Group 2 Bendigo Cup – Greenough’s duo out to cause upset

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..

Tony Brett aiming for fifth consecutive Group 1 Winter Cup win

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TONY Brett will be aiming for an unprecedented fifth straight success in Thursday night’s Group 1 Winter Cup at Albion Park when he puts the collar on the two veterans in the race, Keybow (box three) and Flash Reality (box …Read More..

2015 Group 3 Richmond Oaks – free selections, odds and comments

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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..

2015 Group 2 Warrnambool Cup form, tips and runner comments

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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..

2015 Group 2 Queensland Derby runner-by-runner preview

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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..

What you may have missed: Next stakeholder forum on this Tuesday

What you may have missed: Next stakeholder forum on this Tuesday

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..

The Australian prize money record and the Golden Easter Egg

The Australian prize money record and the Golden Easter Egg

OF THE last seven greyhounds who were either the Australian prize money record holders or went on to become such, only two (Miata- a stayer- and, strangely, Flying Amy) have not contested the Golden Easter Egg series. Of the other …Read More..

Betting on group 1 greyhound races

Betting on group 1 greyhound races

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 retired

Zipping Willow retired

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..

Maybe it’s time for greyhound industry to step away from RQ

Maybe it’s time for greyhound industry to step away from RQ

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..

2015 Group 1 Golden Easter Egg, odds, tips & comments

2015 Group 1 Golden Easter Egg, odds, tips & comments

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..

Ennis’ on a triple Group 1 mission

Ennis’ on a triple Group 1 mission

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..

Upsets galore in 2015 Group 1 Australian Cup heats

Upsets galore in 2015 Group 1 Australian Cup heats

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..

The Meadows greyhound tips & betting preview

The Meadows greyhound tips & betting preview

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..

Supreme Court rules Awesome Project can start in Aus. Cup heats

Supreme Court rules Awesome Project can start in Aus. Cup heats

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..

Sweeping changes need to be made from the top down

Sweeping changes need to be made from the top down

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..

Fields released for 2015 Group 1 Australian Cup heats

Fields released for 2015 Group 1 Australian Cup heats

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..

Live-baiting scandal update: Caillard resigns, Birch stood down

Live-baiting scandal update: Caillard resigns, Birch stood down

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 simply awesome in Group 1 Temlee victory

My Bro Fabio simply awesome in Group 1 Temlee victory

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..

The Meadows greyhound tips & betting preview February 21 2015

The Meadows greyhound tips & betting preview February 21 2015

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..

2015 Group 1 Temlee tips & betting preview

2015 Group 1 Temlee tips & betting preview

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..

Hallinan confirms Zipping Willow will not compete in 2015 Temlee

Hallinan confirms Zipping Willow will not compete in 2015 Temlee

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..

More suspensions in NSW and Vic; Qld greyhounds impounded

More suspensions in NSW and Vic; Qld greyhounds impounded

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..

Saturday, 21 February 2015

Saturday, 21 February 2015

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..

This week in racing history

This week in racing history

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..

Fields Announced for 2015 Temlee, Rookie Rebel and Zoom Top

Fields Announced for 2015 Temlee, Rookie Rebel and Zoom Top

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 dominate 2015 Perth Cup and Galaxy finals

Victorians dominate 2015 Perth Cup and Galaxy finals

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..

 

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