Greyhound Racing News

Champion greyhound Zambora Brockie retired to stud

Zambora Brockie

ZAMBORA Brockie has been retired to stud following his third placing in a heat of the Group 1 Australian Cup (525m) at The Meadows on Saturday night. Trained throughout his career by Anthony Azzopardi, Zambora Brockie faced the starter on …Read More..

Falcon’s Fury Maitland Cup bound after Bulli Cup win

Falcon's Fury Australia

PAUL Braddon will be aiming to win back-to-back editions of the Group 2 Maitland Cup (450m) next month when he makes the long drive from Cowra to the Hunter Valley with his consistent speedster Falcon’s Fury. Braddon won the showpiece …Read More..

Lightning Frank installed as Group 1 Australian Cup favourite

The Meadows

LIGHTNING Frank has been installed as the $2.25 favourite to win next Saturday’s Group 1 Australian Cup (525m) at The Meadows after his scintillating heat victory over the weekend. The Matt Wright-trained greyhound speared the lids from box eight and …Read More..

Falcon’s Fury wins 2017 Group 2 Cyril Rowe Cup

FALCON’S Fury produced a sensational run to score an all-the-way victory in Saturday night’s Group 2 Cyril Rowe Cup (472m) at Bulli. Jumping from box two, the black dog went stride for stride with Pedro Cerrano (box one) in the …Read More..

Group 1 Australian Cup & Super Stayers heat recaps

The Meadows

TRIP To Eden capped off a fantastic night for Jason Thompson at The Meadows on Saturday, claiming the third and final heat of the Group 1 Super Stayers (725m). When the lids flew open, NSW stayer Melissa’s Pride (box eight) …Read More..

Dull’s duo the sentimental favourites to win Vince Curry Memorial

Ipswich greyhounds

SNUG and Scipio Africanus will be the sentimental favourites to win Saturday night’s Group 2 Vince Curry Memorial Maiden (520m) at Ipswich, with both greyhounds owned by respected conditioner Barry Dull. Dull handed over the training reins of Scipio Africanus …Read More..

Can Set Point hit an ace in Australian Cup heat?

The Meadows

WANGARRATA trainer Phillip Clark will experience a career highlight this Saturday when his promising sprinter Set Point lines up in the opening heat of the Group 1 Australian Cup (525m) at The Meadows. Despite being involved in the industry for …Read More..

El Magnifico searching for breakthrough group win in Bulli Cup

BRUCE Fletcher says El Magnifico is firing on all cylinders ahead of contesting Saturday night’s Group 2 Cyril Rowe Cup (472m) at Bulli. The black powerhouse will jump from box three in the $40,000 feature following on from his dominant …Read More..

Trainer banned for 10 years for firing a gun during inspection

Tripum winning Melbourne Cup heat

ROSEDALE trainer Paul Andrews has been banned from greyhound racing for a decade after being found guilty of a string of offences, including assaulting a steward at his property in August 2015. All up, Andrews was charged with five rule …Read More..

Rawlings expecting improvement from Bogie Bekim in Super Stayers

Ben Rawlings

BEN Rawlings is confident his promising stayer Bogie Bekim will improve on his fifth in the Zoom Top, heading into the heats of the Group 1 Super Stayers (725m) at The Meadows on Saturday night. The South Australian trainer achieved …Read More..

Temlee win has owners hooked for life

Matt Wright

LIGHTNING Frank will go into this Saturday’s Group 1 Australian Cup (525m) heats as one of the leading series contenders following a sensational display in last weekend’s Group 1 Temlee at The Meadows. The black dog was sent to the traps …Read More..

Collins says hoop arm is pointless when used with the pen

Hoop Arm

PROMINENT Victorian conditioner Geoff Collins has labelled Greyhound Racing Victoria’s decision to introduce the finish-on style lure as ‘pointless’ unless the authority body abolishes the traditional catching pen. GRV announced that the ‘hoop’ arm lure system will be deployed at …Read More..

Burn One Down silences Pringle’s critics by winning the Zoom Top

David Pringle

WHEN David Pringle took star broodbitch Fancy Jaffa to his underrated sire Buck Fever, there were plenty of knockers who were quick to tell the Clergate breeder that he had made a massive mistake. However, those critics were silenced once …Read More..

Fanta Bale to contest Australian Cup before staying campaign

The Meadows

LEADING trainer Rob Britton says he will tackle the upcoming Group 1 Australian Cup (525m) at The Meadows before embarking on a staying campaign with his classy bitch Fanta Bale. The black bitch showed plenty of tenacity to win the …Read More..

Rather Dapper the one to beat in Vince Curry Memorial Maiden

Ipswich greyhounds

RATHER Dapper stamped himself as the one to beat in next Saturday’s Group 2 Vince Curry Memorial Maiden (520m) at Ipswich after a dominant win in his semi-final of the series on the weekend. Jumping from box eight in the …Read More..

El Magnifico returns in fine style by winning Bulli Cup heat

Ritza Lenny

INJURY plagued sprinter El Magnifico returned to the track in brilliant style on Saturday night, winning the opening heat of the Group 2 Cyril Rowe Cup (472m) at Bulli. The Julie Fletcher-trained dog was sent to the boxes as the …Read More..

Lightning Frank bolts in to win the Group 1 Temlee

The Meadows

LIGHTNING Frank has upstaged the best sprinters in the country to take out the Group 1 Temlee (525m) at The Meadows on Saturday night. Spearing the lids from box seven, the Matt Wright-trained dog strode straight to the early lead, …Read More..

Fanta Bale sizzles in the 2017 Rookie Rebel

The Meadows

FANTA Bale scored her second group 1 triumph with a tenacious victory in Saturday night’s Group 1 Rookie Rebel (600m) at The Meadows. The black bitch missed the start slightly but showed excellent dash to rail through and take the …Read More..

Burn One Down bursts through for first group 1 in Zoom Top

Wentworth Park

BURN One Down broke through for his first group 1 triumph on Saturday night when claiming the invitation-only Zoom Top (725m) at The Meadows. Stepping from box two as the $1.45 favourite, the black dog found interference in the early …Read More..

Labor slams the government following greyhound reform report


LABOR heavyweights Luke Foley and Michael Daley have slammed the government following the release of the NSW Greyhound Industry Reform Panel’s report. Speaking on Thursday, the NSW Opposition Leader and his deputy praised the report itself, but said it has …Read More..

Temlee, Rookie Rebel & Zoom Top tips & betting preview

The Meadows

THE Australian Cup carnival is set to commence in fine style on Saturday night with three group 1 events at The Meadows. The Temlee (525m), Rookie Rebel (600m) and Zoom Top (725m) will each see a quality crew of greyhounds …Read More..

Borsak fires back at V’landys for dismissing intercode changes

SHOOTERS, Fishers and Farmers Party MLC Robert Borsak has has fired back at claims made by Racing NSW CEO Peter V’landys in The Daily Telegraph. The thoroughbred boss said the government had assured him it would not be altering the …Read More..

NSW Reform Panel recommendations – what you need to know

GREYHOUND racing faces colossal changes to structure, animal welfare and licensing following recommendations handed down in the final report by the NSW Greyhound Industry Reform Panel. The 82-page document made 122 recommendations focusing on the separation of the commercial and …Read More..

Greyhound Racing Industry Alliance welcomes Reform Panel report

Greyhound Racing NSW reform Panel

NSW Greyhound Breeders, Owners and Trainers’ Association Chief Executive Brenton Scott says the industry has a viable future in the state, after the release of the NSW Greyhound Industry Reform Panel’s report on Thursday. The Panel, led by former Premier …Read More..

Greyhound Industry Reform Panel report to be released on Thursday

Greyhound racing

New South Wales participants are waiting with trepidation to find out the future direction of the sport as the Greyhound Industry Reform Panel prepares to publicly unveil its report handed down to the NSW government. The panel, led by Morris …Read More..

Trainer suspended following cocaine & amphetamine positive

Greyhound racing at The Meadows

PROMINENT central west trainer Jeanette Foley has been slapped with an interim suspension by Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) after one of her greyhounds returned a positive urine sample to amphetamine and benzoylecgonine. Benzoylecgonine is the main metabolite of cocaine, whilst …Read More..

Can the Temlee provide Pantera Nera with an elusive group 1?

Gavin Burke

PANTERA Nera will make the voyage home to Victoria on Tuesday after scoring a sensational victory in the Group 2 Launceston Cup (515m) on Monday night. Jumping from box two, the Gavin Burke-trained dog exploded from the traps, leading by …Read More..

GRNSW to introduce six-dog fields in NSW

Sonia Kempshall

PROMINENT Northern Rivers trainer Sonia Kempshall does not believe the introduction of six-dog fields will have an impact on reducing the injury rate within greyhound racing. Kempshall’s stance comes after Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) announced it would be trialling the …Read More..

Crackerjack Choc Australian Cup bound after Cranbourne Cup win

The Meadows

TALENTED Victorian sprinter Crackerjack Choc will be aimed at the heats of the Group 1 Australian Cup (525m) at The Meadows on February 25 after a terrific win in Saturday night’s Group 2 Cranbourne Cup (520m). Jumping from box two, …Read More..

Logic wins: GRV stewards drop arsenic charges against trainers

Greyhounds Australia

In a triumph for common sense and good law, charges have been withdrawn against five Victorian trainers accused of administering the prohibited substance arsenic and breaching Greyhound Australasia Rule (GAR) 83 (1A) and 83 (2)(3). The recent request by the …Read More..