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So, He’s Not The Best Sprinter From The Island State? Sure?

So, He’s Not The Best Sprinter From The Island State? Sure?

I have to admit to being somewhat surprised by the reaction to my article ‘Buckle Up Wes becomes the best ever from Tasmania.’ Following his first-up from an injury-enforced spell victory in the Topgun, I made the suggestion that Buckle …Read More..

2014 Sandown Shootout Field Released

2014 Sandown Shootout Field Released

The Sandown Shootout has been won by some of the nation’s best greyhounds since WA star Reggemite took out the inaugural running back in 1998. Go Wild Teddy, Bombastic Shiraz, Whisky Assassin, Mantra Lad and Velocette are just some of …Read More..

The Topgun – More Background

The Topgun – More Background

Good to hear some comments from readers about my review of the TOPGUN. But, no, I was not talking from my back pocket as I did not have a bet in the race. Big race finals are always hard and …Read More..

Buckle Up Wes The Toast Of Tasmania

Buckle Up Wes The Toast Of Tasmania

Saturday was a day of racing firsts for Tasmania. The state had it’s first representative in the time honoured Cox Plate with The Cleaner carrying the hopes of the entire Apple Isle. While the gelding had no success at Moonee …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..

PM Offers Advice From Canberra

PM Offers Advice From Canberra

The Prime Minister is calling for a debate and a compromise between the federal and state governments about the way they work with each other and how they spend money on such things as health services or how they collect …Read More..

Buckle Up Wes Claims 2014 Topgun

Buckle Up Wes Claims 2014 Topgun

Buckle Up Wes became the first Tasmanian to win the Group One Topgun with an all the way victory at The Meadows tonight. Jumping brilliantly from box five, the son of Collision and Everlong Bale was never behind another runner, …Read More..

The Meadows Greyhounds Tips & Betting preview October 25th 2014

The Meadows Greyhounds Tips & Betting preview October 25th 2014

Huge night at The Meadows tonight with some great fields. Open an account with Sportingbet for up to $700 in free bets to boost the bank. Best Bet: Race 12: Frank Furter Best Roughie: Race 5: Love Affair Quaddie: Leg …Read More..

2014 Group One Topgun Preview

2014 Group One Topgun Preview

All eyes will be on The Meadows tomorrow night for the 22nd running of the Group One Topgun, which will see eight of the country’s best greyhounds chasing top honours and the $150,000 winner’s cheque. The Wheeler family have won …Read More..

This Week In Racing History

This Week In Racing History

October 22 The inaugural Strathalbyn Cup was held in 1973, run over 536 metres. The winner was Bululla, trained by Neil Penley, who scorched around the circuit in a new track record time of 31.76 to clip 30/100ths from the …Read More..

Buckle Up Wes A Top Chance For Tassie

Buckle Up Wes A Top Chance For Tassie

‘Fantastic’ is the word that leading Tasmanian mentor Ted Medhurst has used to describe having a runner in this Saturday night’s Group One Topgun at The Meadows. Medhurst will put the polish on Buckle Up Wes, one of the best …Read More..

Saturday, 25 October 2014

Saturday, 25 October 2014

Greyhound Box Draw For The Meadows – Saturday, 25 October 2014 Race No. 1Hudson Pacific Final7:14 PM (VIC time) Maiden Final event over 525 metres at The meadows Of $7,150 Prizemoney. 1st: $5,000 2nd: $1,430 3rd: $720. No.NameGradeFormBestLastTrainer 1SAINT JANE …Read More..

The Meadows Greyhounds Tips & Betting Preview October 18th 2014

The Meadows Greyhounds Tips & Betting Preview October 18th 2014

Sportingbet is offering up to $700 in free bets for ARG readers. Doesn’t get any better than that! Best Bet: Race 4: Love Affair Best Roughie: Race 11: Allen Firestorm Quaddie: Leg 1: 1,4,5,7 – Leg 2: 2 – Leg …Read More..

On Coin Makes His Return In Group Two All Star Sprint

On Coin Makes His Return In Group Two All Star Sprint

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..

More Cash But On A Fragile Basis

More Cash But On A Fragile Basis

Racing authorities are putting on a brave face but the underlying movements in profitability are mixed, to say the least. Fixed Odds business from online bookies and the two big totes is still on the increase but racing authorities lose …Read More..

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Greyhound Box Draw For Meadows (MEP) – Wednesday, 22 October 2014 Race No. 1Maurice Blackburn Lawyers12:22 PM (VIC time) Maiden event over 525 metres at Meadows (mep) Of $1,415 Prizemoney. 1st: $990 2nd: $285 3rd: $140. No.NameGradeFormBestLastTrainer 1BRAZEN BULL [M]332FSHJ …Read More..

Ernie On The Mend After Suffering Career-Ending Injury

Ernie On The Mend After Suffering Career-Ending Injury

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..

Ozchase Critic Confirms What We Already Know

Ozchase Critic Confirms What We Already Know

An amazing thing has just happened. Ozchase, fathered by GRNSW out of GWA, has just altered its standard formguide layout to suit an individual customer. Racing Queensland, following complaints from its own customers, asked Ozchase to improve the layout because …Read More..

2014 Topgun Field Announced

2014 Topgun Field Announced

As Australia’s richest invite-only greyhound race, the Group 1 Topgun is one of the most coveted trophies on the group racing calendar and since it’s inception in 1993 it has been won by some of the greatest athletes our sport …Read More..

Saturday, 18 October 2014

Saturday, 18 October 2014

Greyhound Box Draw For The Meadows – Saturday, 18 October 2014 Race No. 1Dazling’s Last Hoorah (h’cap)7:15 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 1SHALL SHE …Read More..

Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Greyhound Box Draw For Meadows (MEP) – Wednesday, 15 October 2014 Race No. 1Ajs Corporation Ht112:22 PM (VIC time) Maiden Heat event over 525 metres at Meadows (mep) Of $1,415 Prizemoney. 1st: $990 2nd: $285 3rd: $140. No.NameGradeFormBestLastTrainer 1SISCO WAKE …Read More..

The Meadows Greyhounds Tips & Betting Preview October 4th 2014

The Meadows Greyhounds Tips & Betting Preview October 4th 2014

Best Bet: Race 9: Tiggerlong Amigo Best Roughie: Race 7: Tick Bale Quaddie: Place your quaddie bets at Centrebet who are offering ARG readers with up to $200 in free bets. Leg 1: 1,5,6,7 – Leg 2: 1,5,8 – Leg …Read More..

Ernie Bung Arrow Shoots For SA Glory

Ernie Bung Arrow Shoots For SA Glory

If a week’s a long time in football, then a year is an eternity in greyhound racing. No dog’s story can prove this more than South Australian legend Ernie Bung Arrow. Ernie was the hero of Angle Park in 2013 …Read More..

Saturday, 4 October 2014

Saturday, 4 October 2014

Greyhound Box Draw For The Meadows – Saturday, 4 October 2014 Race No. 1Tab Early Quaddie7:14 PM (VIC time) Grade 5 event over 525 metres at The meadows Of $7,150 Prizemoney. 1st: $5,000 2nd: $1,430 3rd: $720. No.NameGradeFormBestLastTrainer 1DR. TAYLOR …Read More..

2014 Group Three Canberra Cup Preview

2014 Group Three Canberra Cup Preview

My Bro Fabio set the track alight in last week’s Group Three Canberra Cup Heats and he will start the favourite for Sunday night’s final. Lowering Prince Diablo’s 2011 track record of 29.96, My Bro Fabio was supremely dominant, romping …Read More..

Tommy Brislane Takes Out The 2014 Group One Megastar Final

Tommy Brislane Takes Out The 2014 Group One Megastar Final

Tommy Brislane is the 2014 Group One Megastar champion, after leading all the way from box three Friday night at Dapto, to secure the title for trainer Steve White and owner Geoff Slattery. Starting at $8.30 with punters, the son …Read More..

WA Great Dyna Nalin Headed For Stud After Saturday Night

WA Great Dyna Nalin Headed For Stud After Saturday Night

Dyna Nalin will jump out of box three on Saturday night at Wentworth Park for the last start of his career for WA trainer Paul Stuart, moving on to his next chapter as a stud dog. “It will more then …Read More..

Track Records Don’t Go Often In Big Race Finals

Track Records Don’t Go Often In Big Race Finals

The Horsham and Temora Cup finals, run over the last weekend, produced two fairly rare occurrences: a track record in the former (Crump), and an equal track record in the latter (My Kinda Music). These performances followed on from the …Read More..

This Week in Racng History

This Week in Racng History

FEBRUARY 26th The Brindle Havoc-Runaway Joe ring-in took place at Lismore in 1949. Three men brought a greyhound they claimed was a Queensland sprinter named Brindle Havoc to race at Lismore. The dog was backed in from 5/2 ($3.50) to …Read More..

Dyna Nalin Named 2013 WA Greyhound Of The Year

Dyna Nalin Named 2013 WA Greyhound Of The Year

They say a dog is a man’s best friend; this statement couldn’t be closer to the truth about Paul Stuart and the freshly named 2013 WA Greyhound Of The Year, Dyna Nalin. It’s not just the man hugs or the …Read More..

 

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