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Zambora Brockie wins 2016 Group 2 Ballarat Cup

Zambora Brockie wins 2016 Group 2 Ballarat Cup

STAR Victorian Zambora Brockie added another feature success to his resume on Friday night, scoring a sensational victory in the Group 2 Ballarat Cup (450m). Starting from box two in the $77,000 to the winner feature, Zambora Brockie exploded from …Read More..


Kennel mates step up as Worm Burner fights for his life

Worm Burner

TALENTED litter mates On Fire, Buzz Box and Purpose Driven lifted the spirits of their trainer, Cameron Butcher, when running the trifecta in Thursday night’s Group 3 Brian Johnstone (515m) at Angle Park. Stepping from box three, On Fire was …Read More..


Buck Forty storms in favouritism for Sir John Dillon final

Buck Forty storms in favouritism for Sir John Dillon final

BUCK Forty has firmed into favouritism to win the 2016 Group 3 John Dillon Memorial (595m) after a stunning win in his heat of the feature at Sandown Park on Thursday night. Trained by Jason Thompson, Buck Forty was rated …Read More..


Outside Pass the favourite to win 2016 Brisbane Cup

Outside Pass

OUTSIDE Pass is the fastest qualifier heading into next week’s Group 1 Brisbane Cup (520m) after a sensational 29.61 victory at Albion Park on Thursday night. Stepping from box three in the final heat of the night, the daughter of …Read More..


Zambora Brockie faces yet another ‘box’ hurdle in Ballarat Cup

Zambora Brockie faces yet another ‘box’ hurdle in Ballarat Cup

TOP class sprinter Zambora Brockie recently failed as the punter’s elect in the Melbourne Cup (515m), and became the 21st successive greyhound to be defeated when wearing the white rug of box three in the world’s richest event. Now he …Read More..


Jacqui Blax striving for Laurels stardom after overcoming injury

Jacqui Blax striving for Laurels stardom after overcoming injury

KEITH and Lisa Hellmuth have their fingers crossed that injury woes with their promising sprinter Jacqui Blax are a thing of the past heading into Sunday’s Group 2 Laurels Classic heats at Sandown Park. Since making the move to the …Read More..


2016 Group 2 Ballarat Cup – free form, best odds and tips

Zambora Brockie

ZAMBORA Brockie is the $2.15 favourite with William Hill to take out Friday night’s Group 2 Ballarat Cup (450m) after his impressive 25.13 heat victory last week. Starting from box four, the son of Nitro Burst and Flying Liddy pinged …Read More..


Ferguson aiming for success in Group 2 Ballarat Cup final

Ferguson aiming for success in Group 2 Ballarat Cup final

DESPITE being an outsider of the field, Samantha Ferguson is hoping her consistent sprinter Tiggerlong Cruz can make an impact in Friday night’s Group 2 Ballarat Cup (450m). The daughter of Spring Gun and Tiggerlong Petal is rated a $17 …Read More..


O’Brien heads to Victoria to tackle Group 3 Sir John Dillon

O’Brien heads to Victoria to tackle Group 3 Sir John Dillon

NEW South Wales trainer Chris O’Brien will head south of the border this week to contest the heats of the Group 3 Sir John Dillon Memorial (595m) at Sandown Park with his promising middle distance greyhound, Bulkender. The fawn dog …Read More..


Tripum on track for Group 1 Brisbane Cup series at Albion Park

Tripum winning Melbourne Cup heat

DARREN Russell is hoping his brilliant speedster Tripum can maintain his excellent run of form heading into Thursday night’s Group 1 Brisbane Cup heats at Albion Park. The blue brindle dog comes into the series following a two-week break since …Read More..


Stewards wrap: Owner banned for using cattle prod

Stewards wrap: Owner banned for using cattle prod

A GREYHOUND owner caught on video using an electric cattle prod on his greyhound during a trial session at The Gardens has been disqualified from the sport for 15 months. The owner in question, Robert Newstead, recently had his sentence …Read More..


Thirty Talks primed for Brisbane Cup following Ipswich win

Thirty Talks & Tony Brett

SENSATIONAL Queensland sprinter Thirty Talks will be aimed at the heats of the Group 1 Brisbane Cup (520m) at Albion Park this Thursday after his stunning victory in the Group 3 Ipswich Cup (520m) on Saturday. Trained by Tony Brett, …Read More..


Brockie the favourite to land 2016 Group 2 Ballarat Cup

Brockie the favourite to land 2016 Group 2 Ballarat Cup

FREAKISH sprinter Zambora Brockie has been installed as the $2.25 favourite with Crownbet to win the 2016 Group 2 Ballarat Cup (450m) on Friday night. The short price comes after the black dog recorded a scintillating 25.13 heat victory last …Read More..


Cameron Butcher qualifies three through to 2016 Brian Johnstone

Cameron Butcher qualifies three through to 2016 Brian Johnstone

CAMERON Butcher will have three chances at capturing next week’s Group 3 Brian Johnstone decider (515m) after two semi-finals of the $25,000 to the winner series were run at Angle Park on Thursday night. The favourite in the first qualifier …Read More..


Topper Toretto the fastest qualifier for Dapto Puppy Classic

Topper Toretto the fastest qualifier for Dapto Puppy Classic

TOPPER Toretto will be the one to beat in next week’s Group 2 Dapto Puppy Classic (520m) after a sizzling performance in his semi-final of the $75,000 to the winner series on Thursday night. Beginning well from box four, the …Read More..


Goulburn Cup winner aiming for two wins in five days

Goulburn Cup winner aiming for two wins in five days

CLOCK’S Ticking will be aiming to score his second win in five days when he heads to Wentworth Park this Saturday night. Trained by Jason Magri, the son of Glen Gallon and Detonate scored a sensational triumph in Tuesday’s $10,000 …Read More..


Bella Infrared brothers ready to go boom in Ballarat Cup heats

Bella Infrared brothers ready to go boom in Ballarat Cup heats

TALENTED litter brothers Aussie Infrared and Barking Bad loom as serious threats heading into Friday night’s Group 2 Ballarat Cup (450m) heats. Both chasers are trained by Geoff Collins and his partner Rosalyn Hume and have been rated quite differently …Read More..


Brett talks of his trio in Saturday’s Group 3 Ipswich Cup

Thirty Talks & Tony Brett

TONY Brett will have a triple shot at landing the Ipswich Cup (520m) on Saturday night when the lids fly open for the group 3 feature. The leading mentor has Thirty Talks (box one), Jury (box two) and Zabdon Ferrari …Read More..


Group 3 Ipswich Cup market update and runner analysis

Group 3 Ipswich Cup market update and runner analysis

THIRTY Talks is the $1.70 favourite with Crownbet to take out Saturday night’s Group 2 Ipswich Cup final (520m) after his stunning 30.03 heat victory last weekend. Despite a moderate beginning from box five, the brindle dog was able to …Read More..


Lithgow president says air conditioning essential for all tracks

Lithgow president says air conditioning essential for all tracks

THE Lithgow greyhound racing track will be ready to race throughout summer, with a brand new split-system air conditioner being installed in the kennels this week. It comes as the non-TAB track had its meeting abandoned last Saturday after the …Read More..


Neil Staines ready to rock Goulburn Cup final

Neil Staines ready to rock Goulburn Cup final

NEIL Staines says his handy greyhound Tullabong Rock is on the improve heading into Tuesday’s $14,000 Goulburn Cup (440m). The black dog was far from disgraced in its heat last week, finishing three lengths second behind Takedown in its first start at …Read More..


Donato clinches Orange victory by 50 votes after recount

Donato clinches Orange victory by 50 votes after recount

PHIL Donato has expressed relief after finally being declared the new member of parliament for the electorate of Orange after a gruelling nine-day vote count following the by-election on November 12. The Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party candidate went into …Read More..


Disqualifications for trainers caught at Tom Noble’s property

Disqualifications for trainers caught at Tom Noble’s property

GARY Shipley was recently the subject of a Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) stewards’ inquiry after being slapped with two breaches of the prohibited substance rule, GAR 83(2). The specifics of the case were Shipley’s greyhound, Sekonda Belle, returned positive urine …Read More..


It’s A Bird flies away with 2016 Group 1 Bold Trease

It's A Bird

IT’S A Bird has scored her maiden group 1 triumph, taking out the Bold Trease (715m) on Friday night at Sandown Park for trainer Wayne Vassallo. Starting from box one, the daughter of Hondo Black and It’s A Blur was …Read More..


Ando’s Mac wins 2016 Group 1 Melbourne Cup

Ando's Mac

ANDO’S Mac has emulated the feat of his sire El Grand Senor, taking out the Group 1 Melbourne Cup (515m) at Sandown Park on Friday night. Stepping well from box five, the fawn dog (pictured winning his heat last week) …Read More..


Shooter and Fisher Borsak says Pearson is clutching at straws

Shooter and Fisher Borsak says Pearson is clutching at straws

SHOOTERS, Fishers and Farmers Party MLC Robert Borsak has slammed the Animal Justice Party’s Mark Pearson for his last ditch attempt to bring down the greyhound racing industry. On Thursday, Pearson revealed to Parliament he had lodged a written complaint …Read More..


Market movers, special markets & bonus bets for Melbourne Cup

Greyhound racing melbourne cup

SOUTH Australian superstar Worm Burner has been the best-backed greyhound to win tonight’s Group 1 Melbourne Cup with online bookmaker Sportsbet. The brindle dog is currently a $12 shot to take home the $420,000 feature from box two, while the favourite …Read More..


Argentina bans greyhound racing

Argentina bans greyhound racing

GREYHOUND racing has been banned in Argentina after a bill to outlaw the sport passed through the country’s lower house of government on Thursday. The lower house supported the bill 132 votes to 17, with those found violating the news …Read More..


Spokesperson fails to shed light on Reform Panel’s work

Spokesperson fails to shed light on Reform Panel’s work

NO further details have been released on the Greyhound Industry Reform Panel after Australian Racing Greyhound contacted the Department of the Premier on Wednesday afternoon. In an attempt to extract further information, ARG asked what topics had been discussed by …Read More..


2016 Group 1 Melbourne Cup: best odds, tips and betting preview

Zambora Brockie

Can Zambora Brockie win the Melbourne Cup?ALL eyes will be on Sandown Park this Friday night for the running of the world’s richest greyhound race, the Group 1 Melbourne Cup (515m). Worth a massive $420,000 to the winner, the race …Read More..


 

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