Greyhound Racing News

Max Profit favourite to win Group 3 Birthday Cup at Mandurah

Max Profit favourite to win Group 3 Birthday Cup at Mandurah

MAX Profit is the favourite to take out Friday night’s Group 3 Mandurah Mail Birthday Cup (405m) after a sizzling performance in his heat last week. The Corey White-trained greyhound is the $2.80 top elect with Crownbet following his 22.66 …Read More..


Bessy Boo leaves as Wentworth Park’s brightest star

Bessy Boo

WITH his retirement at the end of last year, former Wentworth Park star Bessy Boo has undoubtedly set a record which will almost certainly never be equalled or surpassed at the Glebe circuit. The son of Bekim Bale and My …Read More..


Silver Chief Classic has been breeding ground for stars

Silver Chief Classic has been breeding ground for stars

The Silver Chief Classic was first inaugurated in Melbourne in 1964 and was meant to rival the National Derby, the age classic begun by the National Coursing Association a year earlier. Over the course of its history it has occasionally …Read More..


Are efforts to increase track safety having a reverse effect?

Kensa

AS a greyhound owner I know there is no greater joy than my dogs. Waking at the crack of dawn, exercising dogs, cleaning kennels, grooming and feeding until sundown and beyond is a way of life for thousands of trainers, …Read More..


2016 Silver Chief Classic won by Lightning Frank

Dyna Double One

LIGHTNING Frank has scored a dominant victory in Sunday night’s Group 1 Silver Chief Classic (525m) at The Meadows. Stepping from box five, Lightning Frank was only fairly away and was pushed wide through the catching pen, circling the pack …Read More..


Will Lightning Frank strike in the Silver Chief Classic?

Bombastic Shiraz

LIGHTNING Frank will be out to give hobby trainer Mathew Wright the biggest victory of his career when he steps from box five in Sunday night’s Group 1 Silver Chief Classic (525m) at The Meadows. Rated a $3 shot with …Read More..


Gosford Cup the biggest win of Miss Elly Mint’s grand career

Miss Elly Mint & Robert Smith

ON January 6 2009 NSW sprinter Miss Elly Mint (Elite State x Indigo Mint) recorded the biggest victory, in terms of prize money, throughout her impressive career when she took out the Gosford Cup. The white and blue brindle bitch …Read More..


2017 Group 1 Silver Chief Classic – form, tips & best odds

Greyhound Tips

Can Thirty Talks (box three above) claim his second group 1 in the Silver Chief Classic?THIRTY Talks is the favourite with leading online bookmakers to take out Sunday’s Group 1 Silver Chief Classic (525m) at The Meadows. The son of …Read More..


Barking Bad to target Paws of Thunder after Gosford Cup victory

Barking Bad & Michael Eberand

BARKING Bad will be aimed at the heats of the Group 1 Paws of Thunder (520m) at Wentworth Park on January 14 after scoring a sensational victory in Tuesday’s Group 2 Gosford Gold Cup (515m). Starting from box seven in …Read More..


Dean Swain celebrating after winning 2016 Trainer’s Premiership

Dean Swain and Miss Foxy Lee

DEAN Swain will head to Wentworth Park on Saturday night looking to commence 2017 as sensationally as last year ended after officially being named the leading metropolitan trainer for 2016. Swain trained 46 winners at Wentworth Park throughout the year, …Read More..


Barking Bad wins 2017 Group 2 Gosford Gold Cup

Barking Bad wins 2017 Group 2 Gosford Gold Cup

BARKING Bad caused a massive upset when taking out the Group 2 Gosford Gold Cup (515m) on Tuesday night. Stepping from box seven as a $23.90 shot, the powerhouse greyhound got a lovely run into the race on the outside …Read More..


Little looking for a big night in the Gosford Gold Cup

Little looking for a big night in the Gosford Gold Cup

WILTON trainer John Little will be aiming to secure his first group trophy in more than six decades within the sport when Black Hole Sun contests Tuesday night’s Group 2 Gosford Gold Cup (515m). The two-year-old pup will jump from …Read More..


ARG counts down the best greyhounds of 2016

Top 10 greyhounds of 2016

WITH 2017 finally here, Australian Racing Greyhound is counting down the greyhounds which have made an indelible mark on the sport over the past 12 months. These are the athletes which competed at the highest level and proved to be …Read More..


The King of Wentworth Park Bessy Boo retired

The King of Wentworth Park Bessy Boo retired

NEW South Wales superstar Bessy Boo has been retired after tearing a back muscle at Wentworth Park on Friday night. Trained at Londonderry by Christine and Alan Proctor, Bessy Boo was having his 158th start and was remarkably still able …Read More..


NSW tracks dilemma: greyhound racing… without the racing

NSW tracks dilemma: greyhound racing… without the racing

NEW South Wales greyhound trainers were left furious after the Gosford meeting was cancelled on Thursday night due to track surface issues. A Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) press release issued on Friday morning advised ‘stewards and veterinarians found the racing surface …Read More..


Stewards’ wrap: eight greyhound trainers banned or suspended

Stewards’ wrap: eight greyhound trainers banned or suspended

HELEN Pullman, Tom Pullman and Kayla Spliet have had their licenses suspended pending the completion of a stewards’ inquiry into evidence collected during a Keinbah trial track investigation. When Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) sought submissions from the trio as to why their …Read More..


Scott-Smith rules out staying campaign for Dundee Osprey

Scott-Smith rules out staying campaign for Dundee Osprey

GEOFF Scott-Smith has ruled out a potential staying campaign for superstar greyhound Dundee Osprey after he recorded a thrilling win in Monday night’s Group 1 Sale Cup (650m). Stepping from box two, the black dog rolled straight to the lead …Read More..


Lanigan living the dream after Hobart Thousand win

Lanigan living the dream after Hobart Thousand win

TWENTY-THREE-YEAR-OLD trainer Matthew Lanigan admits he is living the dream after his sensational sprinter Zipping Bruiser won last Thursday’s Group 1 Hobart Thousand (461m). Beginning well from box six, Zipping Bruiser was able to position himself in third throughout the …Read More..


How does Swimming Goat’s record rate against history?

How does Swimming Goat’s record rate against history?

SINCE March this year the performances of the intriguingly-named former Australian short-course sprinter Swimming Goat in New Zealand have made headlines not only in the greyhound press but have also spilled over into the general media. In what has been …Read More..


Dundee Osprey wins 2016 Sale Cup

Dundee Osprey wins 2016 Sale Cup

DUNDEE Osprey added another group 1 to his rap sheet on Monday night with a stunning triumph in the Sale Cup (650m). Stepping well from box two, the black dog rolled straight to the front over Dewana Dimie (box six), …Read More..


Zipping Bruiser wins 2016 Group 1 Hobart Thousand

Zipping Bruiser wins 2016 Group 1 Hobart Thousand

ZIPPING Bruiser upstaged a sensational field on Thursday night to take out the Group 1 Hobart Thousand (461m). Trained by young gun Victorian conditioner Matt Lanigan, Zipping Bruiser was cleanly away from box six and was able to get a …Read More..


Charlie Wilson stood down by Greyhound Racing Victoria

Charlie Wilson stood down by Greyhound Racing Victoria

UPDATE: Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) have confirmed that Charlie Wilson has been stood down under GAR 92 (5)(c) pending the outcome of an inquiry. The inquiry will look into Wilson’s admissions in regards to purchasing prohibited substances including Recombinant Human …Read More..


Dailly confirms GRV raids on Anakie property

Dailly confirms GRV raids on Anakie property

GEORGE Dailly has confirmed to Australian Racing Greyhound that his property was raided on Wednesday by Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV). Dailly says the controlling body was looking for prohibited substances within the training establishment run by George, his brother Tom …Read More..


Melinda Finn disqualified for 12 years for EPO positive swab

Melinda Finn disqualified for 12 years for EPO positive swab

LEADING New South Wales trainer Melinda Finn is the first person in the greyhound industry to be found guilty of doping greyhounds with EPO. Finn was slapped with a 12-year disqualification on Tuesday after being found guilty of the four breaches she …Read More..


Metro Man finds a new lease of racing life in Townsville

Metro Man finds a new lease of racing life in Townsville

FORMER Northern Rivers speed merchant Metro Man, a member of the Elite State x Kingsbrae Di litter whelped in February 2013, is carving a new career for himself in the northern Queensland city of Townsville. Metro Man, now trained by …Read More..


Leading vet & lab chief explain how EPO swabs can be missed

Leading vet & lab chief explain how EPO swabs can be missed

DAVID Battie, head of Racing Analytical Services Ltd (RASL), has confirmed that all swabs taken from greyhounds examined by his laboratory are tested for Recombinant Human Erythropoietin (EPO). Battie’s comments follow allegations from registered Victorian trainer Charlie Wilson, who admitted to …Read More..


Christmas Gift success a triumph of ability over experience

Christmas Gift success a triumph of ability over experience

WHEN Royal Turbo took the lead going into the first bend in the final of the Group 3 Christmas Gift at Wentworth Park on Saturday night and then simply turned the race into his own, he became the third winner …Read More..


Wilson admits EPO doping, claims GRV officials failed to act

Wilson admits EPO doping, claims GRV officials failed to act

A GREYHOUND trainer at the centre of the Lara raids has explained his motives for teaming up with Animals Australia to expose alleged widespread drug use within the sport. Charlie Wilson says he entered several properties in the week leading …Read More..


Double agent spills beans on Animals Australia greyhound sting

Double agent spills beans on Animals Australia greyhound sting

A ROGUE Animals Australia operative, who is a trainer in Victoria, has shed light on the circumstances surrounding the Lara raids last week. At a property just outside of Geelong, owned by a member of controversial former trainer Graeme Bate’s …Read More..


Melissa’s Pride takes out Listed Newcastle Cup at The Gardens

Melissa’s Pride takes out Listed Newcastle Cup at The Gardens

OWNER Lenny Morgan has had a whirlwind week with his bonny bitch Melissa’s Pride which took out the Listed Newcastle Cup (715m) at The Gardens on Friday afternoon. Stepping well from box seven, the black bitch had to settle for …Read More..


 

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