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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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, 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..
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..
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..
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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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..