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2015 Group 1 Harrison Dawson – free tips, comments & preview

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NAMED after two of the most prominent Chairmans of the Sandown Greyhound Racing Club, Henry Harrison and Geoff Dawson, the Harrison-Dawson will be run as a Group 1 event for the first time in 2015 when the lids fly open …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..

The boys have it…for now

The boys have it…for now

WHEN searching for the potential winner of the Golden Easter Egg, the recent history of the event suggests putting a line through the female contenders, unless they happen to be truly exceptional. Seven of the last eight Egg finals have …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..

We will tell you what’s good for you

We will tell you what’s good for you

I QUOTED billionaire Warren Buffet the other day when he warned about “arrogance, bureaucracy and complacency” in business. Here’s one reason why I did that. Welcome to the new, updated Tabcorp racing website. It arrived without warning on the morning …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..

When the Rapid Journey Show rolled through the 1998 Perth Cup

When the Rapid Journey Show rolled through the 1998 Perth Cup

1998 will always be the year which will be remembered as being dominated by the mighty NSW sprinter Rapid Journey. The fabulous red brindle son of Amerigo Man and Miss Courtney had commenced 1998 in tremendous form for his owner-trainer …Read More..

On Coin back in the hunt for big dollars in 2015 Perth Cup

On Coin back in the hunt for big dollars in 2015 Perth Cup

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..

Finalists announced for 2014 Victorian Greyhound of the Year

Finalists announced for 2014 Victorian Greyhound of the Year

Six superb finalists have been announced for the 2014 Victorian Greyhound of the Year with the winner to be announced on Friday, February 20. Three sprinters and three stayers make up the numbers for the prestigious title and, between the …Read More..

Champion Tasmanian Buckle Up Wes headed to breeding career

Champion Tasmanian Buckle Up Wes headed to breeding career

Dual Group One winner Buckle Up Wes has been retired after dropping a back muscle in a heat of Saturday night’s Paws of Thunder at Wentworth Park. Trainer Ted Medhurst confirmed his kennel star’s retirement on Sunday, but said the …Read More..

Wylie Boy’s Unique Sale Cup Double

Wylie Boy’s Unique Sale Cup Double

HE is the only greyhound in the history of the Sale Cup to have won the race twice, since its inception in 1970. Wylie Boy, a black dog by Kareem out of Fantasy’s Halo, took out the 1995 and 1996 …Read More..

2015 Gosford Gold Cup Heats Preview

2015 Gosford Gold Cup Heats Preview

Four star studded heats of the Group Two Woy Woy Poultry Gosford Gold Cup will be run and won this Friday night over 515m, with thirty two greyhounds vying for a chance to qualify for next week’s $40,000 to the …Read More..

Christmas Comes Early For Kel And Keybow

Christmas Comes Early For Kel And Keybow

Less than 24 hours after star chaser Keybow won the Group One Brisbane Cup at Albion Park, his Hunter Valley based owner Kel Lean was already driving back down to Sydney to start work. The father of four flew back …Read More..

Will It Be Lucky Number Seven For Awesome Project?

Will It Be Lucky Number Seven For Awesome Project?

Tonight is the night that we have all been waiting for. Tonight one star sprinter will be crowned the 2014 Melbourne Cup champion and one set of connections will walk away $420,000 richer. Eight superb canines are ready to do …Read More..

Rapid Journey’s Great Melbourne Cup Feat

Rapid Journey’s Great Melbourne Cup Feat

It was the race that broke the ‘hoodoo’ for one of the greatest greyhounds to have ever raced over the sprint courses in Australia. The 1998 Melbourne Cup series and the Topgun, which in those days took place after the …Read More..

Doreen Hoping For An Outstanding Night

Doreen Hoping For An Outstanding Night

Chica Destacada, whose name means ‘Outstanding Girl’ in Spanish, gave veteran trainer Doreen Drynan her first taste of glory at Group One level when she brilliantly claimed the National Sprint Championship at Cannington in August. This Friday Chica Destacada will …Read More..

Keybow: Keep Enjoying Yourself

Keybow: Keep Enjoying Yourself

Keybow, trained by champion mentor Darren McDonald, will become Australia’s greatest ever prize money earner if he is to win this Friday’s Melbourne Cup. The $420,000 winner’s cheque would take his earnings to $751,635, almost $8,000 beyond Xylia Allen’s current …Read More..

Sandown Park Greyhounds Tips & Betting Preview November 13th 2014

Sandown Park Greyhounds Tips & Betting Preview November 13th 2014

Huge night of greyhound racing tonight at Sandown with heats of the Melbourne Cup and Bold Trease taking place. Be sure to check out our free bets page for our list of exclusive bonus bets! Best Bet: Race 11: Marcus …Read More..

2014 Group One Melbourne Cup Heats Preview

2014 Group One Melbourne Cup Heats Preview

It is the Group One that every greyhound participant wants to win and they get a chance again as the heats of the Melbourne Cup take place at Sandown Park on Thursday night. As expected, the eight heats are brimming …Read More..

Sandown Park Greyhounds Tips & Betting Preview November 6th 2014

Sandown Park Greyhounds Tips & Betting Preview November 6th 2014

Best Bet: Race 10: Azza Azza Azza – Launch at Centrebet with up to $200 in bonus bets. Best Value: Race 1: Bailey Rose Quaddie: Leg 1: 2,5,7,8 – Leg 2: 1,7 – Leg 3: 2,8 – Leg 4: 1,4,5,7 …Read More..

A Sad But Timely Warning

A Sad But Timely Warning

There used to be a time long ago when horses failing, or even doing well, in the Melbourne Cup were never much good any more. The tough 3200m was too much, especially for the majority which had no experience over …Read More..

2014 Group Two Sandown Shootout Preview

2014 Group Two Sandown Shootout Preview

The Group Two Sandown Shootout will hold the greyhound racing spotlight tonight with four superb chasers primed to showcase their best when the lids fly open. The Shootout, first run in 1998, has been won some of the best greyhounds …Read More..

My Bro Fabio’s Record Victory Margin

My Bro Fabio’s Record Victory Margin

To win any race by 14 and a half lengths is an unusual achievement in practically any event; to do it in a major race final is truly phenomenal. My Bro Fabio’s victory by that margin in the Group One …Read More..

Keybow Proves Too Good In 2014 Group Three Silver Bullet

Keybow Proves Too Good In 2014 Group Three Silver Bullet

It is hard to keep a good dog down and Keybow (8) proved that old adage true on Monday night at The Meadows, taking out the Group Three Silver Bullet. The 30kg chaser by Take The Kitty and Key Exit …Read More..

2014 Group Three Silver Bullet Preview

2014 Group Three Silver Bullet Preview

The Meadows race meeting on Monday night provides a great precursor to the “race that stops a nation”, with two Group finals taking place at the track. The first of those is the Group Three Silver Bullet. The Silver Bullet …Read More..

Will Government Take The Plunge?

Will Government Take The Plunge?

The last word for the moment on the NSW Inquiry must go to the most critical question; if the current system is not working, what sort of system will? There is no easy answer. We know what doesn’t work but …Read More..

Wentworth Park Greyhound Tips & Betting Preview November 1st 2014

Wentworth Park Greyhound Tips & Betting Preview November 1st 2014

Huge day of betting today with Derby Day stealing the spotlight. Be sure to check out the different free bets being offered by ARG. Best Bet: Race 1: Zipping Weston Race 3: Zipping Tank Best Roughie: Race 5: Rue De …Read More..

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..

 

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