Rob has been involved in greyhounds as an owner, breeder and photographer for over twenty years. Rob is a sporting tragic who is currently studying a diploma in sports journalism and also writes for www.australiangambling.com.au on a number of sports. Away from greyhounds and journalism Rob is a keen photographer, beach goer, cricketer and guitar player.
Friday 5th December 2014
As a trainer or owner, It can be hard enough to find a fast greyhound. Then there is the luck of keeping them sound and injury free. If fate does not go your way, there is usually very few second …Read More..
Champion bitch Sweet It Is will highlight the field for the Group Three 2014 Summer Cup at Wentworth Park on Saturday night. She will look to emulate her feat from the Bold Trease a fortnight ago and add another black …Read More..
Thursday 4th December 2014
He trained the winner of every heat and landed the quinella in both semi-finals. Yet as if that was not enough, Anakie trainer Jeff Britton also prepared the first four runners across the line in the Group Three Brian Johnstone …Read More..
Wednesday 3rd December 2014
In greyhound racing there is no such thing as a Rite of Passage. If there was, you would be hard pressed to find anyone who could begrudge the owners of Tonight Tonight their maiden Group victory in the final of …Read More..
A selection of the best South Australian bred greyhounds going around will line up to contest the Group Three Brian Johnstone Memorial at Angle Park this Thursday night. The 2014 instalment of the event is restricted to greyhounds whelped between …Read More..
Sunday 30th November 2014
Champion bitch Sweet It Is went within a whisker of the Wentworth Park 720 metre track record, when she dominated Heat Two of the Group Three 2014 Summer Cup on Saturday night. The four-time Group One winning daughter of Mogambo …Read More..
Friday 28th November 2014
Group staying racing hits the Harbour City this Saturday night when Wentworth Park hosts two heats of the Group Three Summer Cup. With next week’s final worth $25,000 to-the-winner, there is a great opportunity for greyhounds to qualify. Only 13 …Read More..
Thursday 27th November 2014
Jeff Britton’s temporary posting as the King of Angle Park continued on Thursday night when he dominated the two semi-finals of the 2014 Group Three Brian Johnstone Memorial. Britton landed the quinella in the first semi when his pairing of …Read More..
Wednesday 26th November 2014
Anakie trainer Jeff Britton will have an extremely strong hand going into the two semi-finals of the Group Three 2014 Brian Johnstone Memorial at Angle Park this Thursday night. Britton not only won all four heats but also snared the …Read More..
Friday 21st November 2014
She has done it again. The bitch that trainer Darren McDonald described post race as a “Bold Trease re-incarnated” unleashed her trademark run home to clinch the 2014 Group One Bold Trease at Sandown at Sandown Park on Friday night. …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..
Sunday 16th November 2014
The Reg Kay trained Happy Haswell reaffirmed that he’s one of the country’s most promising young dogs in the Group Three Ipswich Cup on Saturday night. Kay had told ARG through the week just how good he thought Happy Haswell …Read More..
Saturday 15th November 2014
Queensland will be the epicenter Saturday night feature racing when the final of the 2014 Group Three Ipswich Cup takes place. No less than $25,000 awaits the winning connections and there are plenty of live chances in an intriguing affair. …Read More..
Friday 14th November 2014
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..
Wednesday 12th November 2014
Named after a stayer who is a part of Australian greyhound racing folklore, the Group One 2014 Bold Trease Carnival Cup kicks off with four heats at Sandown Park this Thursday night. Bold Trease, also known as the Warrnambool Warrior, …Read More..
Monday 10th November 2014
Prolific Queensland trainer/breeder Reg Kay will rug up two finalists for the 2014 Group Three Ipswich Cup after he had two heat winners on Saturday night, including the fastest qualifier. The O’Reilly kennel of Peter and Amy will also provide …Read More..
Saturday 8th November 2014
Queensland can lay claim to having one of the best sprinters in the country after Iva Vision took out the Shootout on Thursday night. Many of his regular rivals will be on display at Ipswich when they conduct four heats …Read More..
Tuesday 4th November 2014
Winning a Group One race is quite an achievement, but few ever do it as dominantly as the Brooke Ennis trained My Bro Fabio did when he took out the 2014 Hume Cup at The Meadows on Monday night. He …Read More..
Monday 3rd November 2014
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..
Saturday 25th October 2014
The cream of Australia’s middle distance racing crop will dominate the program at The Meadows on Saturday night when seven heats of the Group One Hume Cup take place. The final will be held next week with $75,000 awaiting connections …Read More..
Friday 24th October 2014
The Northern Rivers comes to life this Friday night when the final of the 2014 Group Two Lismore Cup takes place. A cool $40,000 awaits the winner of the event which is run over the 520 metres on the winding …Read More..
Saturday 18th October 2014
Less than three lengths separated the four winners of the heats of the 2014 Group Two Lismore Cup on Friday night. It was an evening of upsets with no favourites winning their heats and only one (Yogi Blue) advancing to …Read More..
Luca Neveelk added a much deserved Group Two victory to his remarkable record when he took out the 2014 Geelong Gold Cup final for Denison trainer Gerald Kleeven on Friday night. The son of Talk’s Cheap and It’s A Neveelk …Read More..
Friday 17th October 2014
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..
Thursday 16th October 2014
The Northern Rivers will provide the backdrop for elite racing over the next two Fridays when the 2014 Group Two Lismore Cup series takes place. 32 sprinters will converge on the circuit in north eastern New South Wales for a …Read More..
Sunday 12th October 2014
Dynamic bitch Sweet It Is gave her rivals a cold in the home straight to claim the 2014 Group Three Sydney Cup at Wentworth Park on Saturday night. The Darren McDonald trained daughter of Mogambo and Off Springer (Flying Penske …Read More..
Saturday 11th October 2014
When Goulburn trainer Denice Warren slips the pink stretch vest on to Dusty Moonshine for Saturday night’s Sydney Cup at Wentworth Park, there will be more than Group Three glory or the $25,000 first prize at stake. Warren’s 29kg blue …Read More..
Eight stayers will vie to become a part of over 50 years of greyhound racing history on Saturday night when the Group Three Sydney Cup is run at Wentworth Park. The test of stamina over the 720 metre trip was …Read More..
Friday 10th October 2014
Geelong is the epicentre of Group racing in Victoria over the next fortnight as they conduct their Group Two Geelong Cup Series over the 460 metre trip. The series will kick off with eight heats this Friday night, showcasing plenty …Read More..