Ron Rogers
Author Since : 2013-12-17 02:13:52

Ron has been active in the greyhound industry as an owner, breeder,trainer and administrator for over 25 years. As a trainer Ron has achieved success producing numerous City and Provincial winners around Victoria and interstate. Outside of Greyhound Racing Ron has been working as a Commentator/Media Performer for the National Indigenous Radio Service since 1998, covering AFL matches around Australia.

Tuesday 20th May 2014

GRV Implements New Grading Rules

It has been a long time coming, but GRV has finally accepted the need to alter the current grading structure to enable a fairer and more transparent system of grading throughout Victoria. Chief Executive of GRV Adam Wallish has overseen …Read More..

Sunday 20th April 2014

2014 Group Two Bendigo Cup Preview

Five heats of the 2014 Group Two Bendigo Cup over 425 metres were conducted at Lords Raceway on Wednesday night, and for greyhound purists, all went to script perfectly. The final promises to be one of the most exciting races …Read More..

Saturday 19th April 2014

Phenomenal Sets Standard In Warrnambool Classic Heats

Star chaser Phenomenal ran the fastest of fifteen 2014 Warrnambool Classic Heats at Wannon Park during the week. Competing in Heat four, Phenomenal lead throughout to set new track record figures of 24.83 seconds for the 450 metres, and without …Read More..

Wednesday 16th April 2014

Simply Phenomenal

Outstanding sprinter Phenomenal set new figures for the 450 metres at Warrnambool on Tuesday night, in the heats of the 2014 Warrnambool Classic. Drawn in box two in heat four, the dark brindle son of Collision was coming off a …Read More..

Monday 14th April 2014

Bendigo Gold Rush Carnival In Full Swing

The 10th annual Bendigo Gold Rush Carnival is in full swing, with the rich Gold Rush Maiden Series at the Semi Final stage, while the heats of the 2014 Group 2 Bendigo Cup have also been drawn. It promises to …Read More..

Greyhound Racing Victoria’s Five Year Strategic Plan

The Governing body of greyhound racing in the state of Victoria, Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV), have announced a five year Strategic Plan to oversee and direct the future of the sport, until 2019. After much industry consultation, the plan, On …Read More..

Sunday 6th April 2014

Another Track Record To Xylia Allen

In the modern era many greyhounds are labelled as champions, some well before they are worthy of the title, however nobody has any qualms about describing Xylia Allen as a genuine champion of our sport. Without a doubt, she is …Read More..

Friday 4th April 2014

Whodat Knockin’ Breaks Cranbourne 699 Metre Track Record

Some greyhounds hit the race track almost ready made and take to racing effortlessly, while others take maturity and experience before their full potential is realised. Whodat Knockin’ is a greyhound which perhaps falls into the latter category. While the …Read More..

Monday 31st March 2014

Vale Chinatown Lad

The loss of former Tasmanian staying champion Chinatown Lad this week evokes great memories of the brilliant half miler who, along with his litter sister Fallen Zorro, took the Australian staying ranks by storm in 2008. As greyhound fans, the …Read More..

Monday 24th March 2014

Vale Vapour Whirl

I’m sure all greyhound followers will feel both a tinge of sadness and nostalgia when they hear the once mighty Vapour Whirl passed away this week. Many greyhound fans will recall the deeds of the black flash with a great …Read More..

Friday 21st March 2014

GRV Introduce “300” Plus Meetings

Due to some greyhounds not being catered for under the current grading system, Greyhound Racing Victoria are trialling a new race type, 300 plus. 300 Plus refers to greyhounds that have a ranking of 300 points or more that may …Read More..

Monday 17th March 2014

Hailstorm Billy’s Lightning Track Record Run

Sensational middle distance performer Hailstorm Billy broke the Warrnambool track record over 650 metres last Thursday night. The son of Westmead Hawk has always shown enormous ability, especially over the middle distances, so it came as no surprise to see …Read More..

Saturday 8th March 2014

Walk Hard Runs Hard And Fast

He may carry the race moniker of Walk Hard, but let me tell you, he can run hard, and fast as well.  The recent Warragul Cup winner flew around Warrnambool’s Wannon Park on Wednesday night and in doing so set …Read More..

Monday 3rd March 2014

Bendigo 500m Track Record Shot To Bits

Once in while a young dog appears on the scene and instantly captures the imagination of all who aspire to the pinnacle of our sport.  One such greyhound is Shot To Bits, who broke the Bendigo track record over 500 …Read More..

Tuesday 25th February 2014

Turbine Takes Out Bendigo Vic Breeders

The Bendigo Greyhound Racing Club hosted their Victorian Breeders Stakes final for maiden greyhounds last Friday, with victory going to the locally trained Turbine. An imposing son of Dyna Lachlan out of the lightly raced bitch Queen Of Bling, Turbine …Read More..

Thursday 20th February 2014

Ride The Rails Takes Out The Western Derby

Cracking sprinter Ride The Rails has taken out the Great Western Derby for trainer Darren Brown, with a faultless display of chasing at Ballarat on Wednesday night. Exiting box five, the same draw he had in his heat victory, the …Read More..

Tuesday 18th February 2014

Hooksy Hits Ballarat Track Record For Six

Potential Superstar Hooksy broke Ballarat’s track record over the 450 metres last Wednesday in the heats of the Great Western Derby. The black son of Hondo Black and Uno Witch exited the red box and scorched around Morshead Park in …Read More..

Youngsters On Show At The Great Western Derby

The final of the Great Western Derby is to be run at Ballarat on Wednesday night and shapes as a terrific contest, with every runner capable of taking out the affair without surprising. The Great Western Derby, despite only being …Read More..

Wednesday 12th February 2014

Dennis Napthine Announces GOBIS Boost

The popular Victorian Greyhound Owners Breeders Incentive Scheme (GOBIS) is set to receive a boost, with news the State Government is injecting extra funds, via the Racing Industry Fund, into the Victorian Greyhound Industry. Premier of Victoria and Minister for …Read More..

Thursday 6th February 2014

GRV and GRNSW Announce Animal Welfare Strategy

The greyhound industry in Australia is set to walk a tightrope in future years as the issue of animal welfare challenges the very survival of the sport. Animal welfare is perhaps the single biggest issue for the industry to confront …Read More..

Thursday 23rd January 2014

The Future Of Straight Racing In Australia

The long term outlook for the continuation of straight track racing in Australia, be it coursing or Straight track full field events, is in some doubt after the number of tracks conducting these meetings slowly decline. While the premier racing …Read More..

Saturday 21st December 2013

Is Tier 3 Racing Good For the Industry?

The future of Tier 3 racing in Victoria must surely be under the spotlight, with many rank and file participants questioning the concept, declaring that the current system promotes mediocrity. A growing number of Owners and Trainers are concerned with …Read More..

Tuesday 17th December 2013

Corridor’s 500m Bendigo Track Record Run

It’s rare to witness a track record performance in a grade five event, but that is exactly what occurred at Bendigo’s Lords Raceway last Friday evening. The heats of the grade five drew excellent fields, with some well performed chasers …Read More..