Clarinda has been involved in the breeding, rearing and training of greyhounds for a decade. Clarinda is an Arts/Law graduate who has practiced as a solicitor for over five years. Clarinda enjoys a diverse range of sports and plays AFL in winter and competes in ocean swims in summer. Clarinda also writes for australiangambling.com.au.
Friday 12th December 2014
The Bertinato and Micallef combination proved a winner yet again in the Group 2 Dapto Puppy Classic after Bertacious Bee (7) took out the rich $75,000 race. Chris Bertinato is one of Bertacious Bee’s owners. George Micallef trains the 34kg …Read More..
The semi-finals of the Group Two Laurels Classic take place on Sunday afternoon at Sandown. There was plenty of action in last week’s heats with Mepunga Mia emerging as the fastest heat winner after a smart 29.35 run. She will …Read More..
Friday 5th December 2014
The girls get their chance to shine as the Group 2 Sandown Laurels series kicks off on Sunday. The $50,000 to-the-winner race is open to the best 64 female greyhounds nominated that are whelped on or after 1 June 2012. …Read More..
Wednesday 3rd December 2014
The time has come for the running of the 2014 edition of the Group 2 Dapto Puppy Classic. The race is scheduled to jump at 9:14pm (NSW time). These runners went under the hammer at the 2013 Dapto Puppy Auction. …Read More..
Thursday 27th November 2014
The final field for the 2014 Group Two Dapto Puppy Classic has been determined after four semi-finals were conducted at Dapto on Thursday night. Magic Earner has qualified fastest for next Thursday night’s final with a 29.77 run. Here’s a …Read More..
Wednesday 26th November 2014
The Group Two Dapto Puppy Auction series has rolled around for another year with the heats taking place last Thursday night at Dapto. The three week series now moves to semi-finals stage this week and the final will be conducted …Read More..
Friday 21st November 2014
Dyna Villa (8) has taken out the Group One Melbourne Cup in style, carving across from box eight to streak away for a two length victory in 29.36 at Sandown Park on Friday night. The Collision and Roxio Bale (Droopy’s …Read More..
The eagerly anticipated Group One Melbourne Cup is scheduled to jump at 9:24pm (VIC time) tonight at Sandown Park. A whopping prize-money pool of $600,000 is available for place-getters. The winner receives $420,000, the runner up will receive $120,000 and …Read More..
Thursday 20th November 2014
Rangiora couple Alison Lee and Merv O’Brien have arrived in Melbourne to watch their 28 month old pride and joy, Above All, take his place in the final of the Group One Melbourne Cup at Sandown on Friday night. Their …Read More..
Let’s face it, we would all love to have a greyhound running in the Group One Melbourne Cup final on Friday night at Sandown. So what does it take to get a finalist into the coveted race? A look behind …Read More..
Friday 14th November 2014
The final field for the Group One Melbourne Cup has been determined after eight hotly contested heats of the event were conducted at Sandown Park on Thursday night. Time honours went to the Jenny Hunt trained Dyna Villa (29.21) just …Read More..
Thursday 13th November 2014
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..
Monday 3rd November 2014
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..
Thursday 30th October 2014
Lewiston trainer Robert Isaacson already has an SA Sprint Championship on his resume courtesy of Scull Murphy in 2007. On Thursday night at Angle Park he added another to the list as Galilee Spirit (3) crossed the finishing line first. …Read More..
Due to the redevelopment of the Gawler track the Group and Listed racing calendar for South Australia has been amended. The Group Three Gawler Gold Cup heats were due to be run this week but they have been moved to …Read More..
Saturday 11th October 2014
Allen Deed (2) has inked his name on an illustrious honour roll after taking out the Group One Adelaide Cup at Angle Park on Friday night. The Jarvis Bale and Greta Bale (Lansley Bale – Jindara Bale) dog caught the …Read More..
Friday 10th October 2014
The Group One Adelaide Cup will be conducted on Friday night at Angle Park. For the history buffs, the first Adelaide Cup was run in 1956 at Waterloo Corner and was won by Oakland Chief. The race eventually ended up …Read More..
Friday 3rd October 2014
The performance of Jeff Britton’s chasers headlined the heats of the Group One Adelaide Cup on Thursday night at Angle Park. Britton won four of the heats so he has half the field for next week’s big one. Victorian chasers …Read More..
Thursday 2nd October 2014
After conducting a number of Group Three races at Angle Park in recent times, it all culminates with the Group One Adelaide Cup. Seven heats of the $75,000 to-the-winner race will be conducted tonight. The recent SA Oaks (Oakvale Destiny) …Read More..
Saturday 27th September 2014
Bralyn Stalker has earned himself a Group Three title after securing the Casino Cup on Friday evening. The 38kg blue chaser by El Grand Senor and Bralyn Maisie (Firefly Boy – Moulamein) went to the boxes as favourite and at …Read More..
Friday 26th September 2014
The Group Three Casino Cup will take place at 6:08pm on Friday evening. The conditions are likely to be a little damp as there has been some rain about in NSW. A late shower is forecast for Friday but hopefully …Read More..
Friday 19th September 2014
The best 32 greyhounds nominated for the 484m distance at Casino on Friday will contest the heats of the Group Three Casino Cup. The first of the four heats kicks off in the Northern Rivers area of NSW at 1:59pm. …Read More..
Thursday 18th September 2014
Iva Vision did not let punters down when he saluted in the final of the Group Three SA Derby at Angle Park on Thursday night. The son of Ivan Brown and Visualization (Surf Lorian – Leataro) stopped the clock at …Read More..
Thursday night showcases another night of Group Three racing in South Australia with the final of the SA Derby to be run and won at Angle Park. The $25,000 to-the-winner event has been taken out in recent years by Turanza …Read More..
Wednesday 17th September 2014
The Group Three South Australian Derby is just around the corner. While the final is dominated by Victorian trained dogs, there is a chance that the Derby title will stay in South Australia. The locally trained dogs in Thursday night’s …Read More..
Monday 15th September 2014
My Bro Fabio capped off a superb Sunday for Lara trainer Brooke Ennis. The 35kg chaser took out the Group Three Canberra Cup while just a few hours earlier Ennis’ recent kennel acquisition, Size Does Matter, won the Group Two …Read More..
Sunday 14th September 2014
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..
Friday 12th September 2014
The finalists for the 2014 Group Three SA Derby have been decided after four heats of the race were conducted at Angle Park on Thursday night. South Australia will have just two representatives in the final, with the rest of …Read More..
Thursday 11th September 2014
Earlier this year two sisters ran the quinella in the Group One Sapphire Crown at Sandown Park. The two sisters were by Vapour Whirl and Footluce (Hallucinate – Scarlett) and they were Oakvale Destiny and Oakvale Flyer. Fast forward to …Read More..