THE 2015 Group 2 Launceston Cup pits two Victorian hopefuls against six quality locals in the quest for group glory and $40,000 in prizemoney. The Kelly Bravo-trained pair will be extremely hard to beat, with Ride The Rails set to …Read More..
WHEN Peter “Big Chief” Brown passed away suddenly in October last year the Victorian greyhound industry was rocked to the core. One of the truly likeable personalities in the sport was taken away, but a legacy of his hard work …Read More..
THE Group 1 Galaxy final promises to be an exciting affair, with Space Star the clear favourite to take home his first group 1 victory. He has twice been the bridesmaid, firstly behind Sweet It Is in the Bold Trease …Read More..
A cracking field will contest the 2014 running of the Group Three Sir John Dillon Memorial tomorrow night. Run over 595 metres at Sandown Park, the race will see some of the state’s elite sprinters make the step up in …Read More..
The Group Two Ballarat Cup will be the main feature race around the nation tomorrow night and will see a blend of consistent old campaigners up against the rising young pups of the sport. There is also an interesting mix …Read More..
It is often said that success comes with the perfect blend of youth and experience. That may well be the scenario when Longwarry mentor David Curtain rugs up Coulta Rock for the 2014 Group One Bold Trease final on Friday …Read More..
While the Melbourne Cup takes centres stage at Sandown Park tonight, greyhound fans will be treated to a double dose of Group One racing. Just two races earlier, $100,000 is up for grabs for stayers in the 2014 Bold Trease. …Read More..
Best Bet: Race 6: Avondale Maurick Best Value: Race 2: Take It All Quaddie: Place your quaddie at Centrebet, where you can get up to $200 in bonus bets. Leg 1: 1,3,4,7 – Leg 2: 2 – Leg 3: 1,2,4,5,7 …Read More..
Space Star made an auspicious debut for the Robert Britton kennel by setting the fastest qualifying time of the four Group One Bold Trease heats at Sandown on Thursday night. The young son of Bekim Bale and Tonto Tears (Kiowa …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..
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 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..
It is hard to remember a more evenly matched field than the one that is set to contest the 2014 Group Two Geelong Cup on Friday night. A case can be made for virtually every runner in the race with …Read More..
Despite the fact that smart chaser Senor Slamma has won four races in succession, Leith trainer Gary Johnson is not overly confident that the greyhound can extend the winning streak in the $7,150 M A Morgan St Leger (461 metres), …Read More..
SEPTEMBER 17 Dutchy’s Angel took out the 2000 Traralgon Cup by a head from Trousers with Hotshow Ben third. The Tom Dailly-trained sprinter collected $16,000 for the victory. Cape Hawke set a new track record for 515 metres at Sandown …Read More..
The 2014 National’s have brought Australia’s best stayers to Cannington to compete against each other for the $75,000 prize. Being the home state, WA has two chances of recording a win, with David Hobby’s Bingle Monelli and Paul Stuart’s Ash …Read More..
Victorian aspirants for the National Sprint Championships line up on Saturday night at The Meadows for the Victorian leg of the Nationals series. The field is missing a number of top Victorian sprinters but nevertheless it should be a good …Read More..
Wag Tail (5) will represent Queensland in the 2014 AGRA National Distance Final after she took out the Queensland final at Albion Park on Thursday night. The Christina Harman trained daughter of Velocette and Bacardi Cruiser (Just The Best – …Read More..
Queensland greyhound racing will take the first step in deciding who will represent their state at the national sprint and distance titles in August when they kick off their own state series this Thursday night at Albion Park. Two heats …Read More..
Robyn Mackellar returned to coursing with Big Dingo who showed his rivals a clean pair of heels when taking out the Maiden event in 15.57, defeating Big Merc by a neck. Times were on the slow side after all the …Read More..
When the lids fly for the Group Two AWM Victorian Distance Final at The Meadows on Saturday night, eight greyhounds will not only vie for the $40,000 first prize and the tag of Victoria’s champion stayer. For one greyhound, Saturday …Read More..
On a bitterly cold morning, the brave and foolhardy ventured to Virginia to complete yet another field racing meeting. Ray Fewings returned to coursing with a vengeance with three winners – Remo Rheola, Rajas Ogre and Rajas Green Man. Hidden …Read More..
Xylia Allen versus the rest of the world. Some of Australia’s most consistent middle distance chasers will line up against a superstar of the loam on Thursday night at Sandown when they vie for the $40,000 first prize in the …Read More..
Australia’s Queen of the loam Xylia Allen will line up as favourite in another Group final next week after she ran the second fastest time in the heats of the Group Two McKenna Memorial at Sandown on Thursday night. The …Read More..
A belated return to coursing saw Kim Johnstone lead in a treble with Specify, Disco Dave and Lochinvar Rip. With a return to more reasonable weather after our wild winds and rain for the previous two days, coursing was conducted …Read More..
A hand-picked, four dog shoot-out will be the highlight of racing at Albion Park On Thursday night when the listed Superstayers race takes place. The invite only event is worth $22,500 to-the-winner and is run over the staying trip of …Read More..
Group one racing graces the environs of Albion Park this Thursday evening with the final of the 2014 Group One Gold Cup taking place. The $75,000 to-the-winner event is run over the 710 metre journey and three Victorians, as well …Read More..