Group & Listed Greyhound Racing

Zambora Brockie joins a special class by winning Ballarat Cup

Zambora Brockie joins a special class by winning Ballarat Cup

After overcoming the ‘hoodoo’ of box two to become only the second greyhound to take out the Ballarat Cup from that alley since 1999, Zambora Brockie became only the eighth greyhound in history to have annexed three or more Victorian …Read More..


Topcat Video Cups’ surprisingly wide victory margins

Topcat Video Cups’ surprisingly wide victory margins

WHEN the new staying sensation Burn One Down streeted his rivals by a massive nine lengths in taking out the final of the Topcat Video Cup (Group 3) over 725 metres at the Meadows on September 24, the focus, naturally …Read More..


Keeping greyhound records: close enough is really not good enough

Keeping greyhound records: close enough is really not good enough

THERE’S an old saying which has a few variations and a number of people to whom it has been attributed, but it basically goes, ‘A person who will not take care of the little things will not take care of …Read More..


Soda Man set to shake things up in 2016 Perth Cup heats

SODA Man will be out to give young training duo Correy Grenfell and Samantha Ferguson their first group 1 finalist when he contests a heat of the prestigious Perth Cup (520m) at Cannington on Saturday night. The son of Fabregas …Read More..


Moreira to target Perth Cup after Golden Easter Egg triumph

Moreira to target Perth Cup after Golden Easter Egg triumph

JASON Thompson has his sights set on winning the Group 1 Perth Cup at Cannington on April 23 after Moreira’s stunning victory in Saturday night’s Group 1 Golden Easter Egg at Wentworth Park. Jumping fairly from box one, the brindle …Read More..


Thompson & Azzopardi to go head to head in Launching Pad & Egg

Thompson & Azzopardi to go head to head in Launching Pad & Egg

JASON Thompson and Anthony Azzopardi will meet in two feature races in two different states within 48 hours this week, with both trainers qualifying runners for the Group 2 Launching Pad (515m) at Sandown Park and the Group 1 Golden …Read More..


AGRA Group racing records leave a lot to be desired

AGRA Group racing records leave a lot to be desired

THERE are certain things in life which do not need to be stuffed up, or at least not stuffed up on a regular basis, and data entry is one of these. Especially data entry when it involves simply transcribing a …Read More..


Fernando Bale breaks $1 million mark, set for Topgun penultimate

Fernando Bale breaks $1 million mark, set for Topgun penultimate

CHAMPION sprinter Fernando Bale will have an easy fortnight before tackling the Group 1 Topgun at The Meadows on October 24. Trained by Andrea Dailly, the white and dark brindle superstar demolished a quality line-up in the Group 1 Adelaide …Read More..


Fernando Bale’s amazing Group box record

Fernando Bale’s amazing Group box record

WIN, lose or draw in this year’s Adelaide Cup final, Fernando Bale already owns a unique Group-level racing record. He has won six Group 1 events, two Group 2 races and one Group 3 in his 37-start career so far, …Read More..


AGRA releases it’s 2015/16 Group racing calendar

AGRA releases it’s 2015/16 Group racing calendar

THE Australian Greyhound Racing Association (AGRA) has released it’s 2015/16 group race calendar, with Queensland and Victoria the big winners. Queensland will see eight of their group races prize money increase, with the greatest being a $25,000 rise in both …Read More..


Sweet It Is Scorches In 2014 Summer Cup Heats

Sweet It Is Scorches In 2014 Summer Cup Heats

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..


2014 Group Three Summer Cup Heats Preview

2014 Group Three Summer Cup Heats Preview

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..


Keybow Claims Time Honours In Brisbane Cup Heats

Keybow Claims Time Honours In Brisbane Cup Heats

The 2014 Group One Brisbane Cup looms as one of the most exciting editions on paper after six heats were run and won at Albion Park last night. Favourite punters got off to a flying start in the first heat …Read More..


Jeff Britton Dominates Brian Johnstone Memorial Semi’s

Jeff Britton Dominates Brian Johnstone Memorial Semi’s

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..


Magic Earner Qualifies Fastest For Group Two Dapto Puppy Classic

Magic Earner Qualifies Fastest For Group Two Dapto Puppy Classic

The final field for the 2014 Group Two Dapto Puppy Classic has been determined after four semi-finals were conducted at Dapto on Thursday night. Magic Earner has qualified fastest for next Thursday night’s final with a 29.77 run. Here’s a …Read More..


Kiss Me Ketut In Contention For Consecutive Brisbane Cups

Kiss Me Ketut In Contention For Consecutive Brisbane Cups

Highly talented speedster Kiss Me Ketut will be aiming to go one step closer to defending his Brisbane Cup crown when he contests heat three of the Group One feature at Albion Park tomorrow night. Trained by David Burnett, the …Read More..


2014 Group Three Brian Johnstone Memorial Semi Finals Preview

2014 Group Three Brian Johnstone Memorial Semi Finals Preview

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..


Group Two Ballarat Cup Heats Preview

Group Two Ballarat Cup Heats Preview

The Group Two Ballarat Cup series kicks off tomorrow night with eight fantastic heats ensuring a terrific night of racing at the Morshead Park facility. First run in 1960, last year’s race saw an epic battle between one turn champs …Read More..


Dyna Villa Makes His Own Luck

Dyna Villa Makes His Own Luck

Dyna Villa’s emphatic victory in last Fridays’s Melbourne Cup completed an extraordinary series of eight wins in succession at the Sandown track. Could there be another dog which has done that at any one track? Miata, of course, at Cannington, …Read More..


2014 Group One Melbourne Cup Is Dyna Villa’s

2014 Group One Melbourne Cup Is Dyna Villa’s

Dyna Villa (8) has taken out the Group One Melbourne Cup in style, carving across from box eight to streak away for a two length victory in 29.36 at Sandown Park on Friday night. The Collision and Roxio Bale (Droopy’s …Read More..


Sweet It Is Takes Out 2014 Bold Trease

Sweet It Is Takes Out 2014 Bold Trease

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..


Will It Be Lucky Number Seven For Awesome Project?

Will It Be Lucky Number Seven For Awesome Project?

Tonight is the night that we have all been waiting for. Tonight one star sprinter will be crowned the 2014 Melbourne Cup champion and one set of connections will walk away $420,000 richer. Eight superb canines are ready to do …Read More..


Curtain Closes In On Bold Trease Glory

Curtain Closes In On Bold Trease Glory

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..


2014 Group One Bold Trease Final Preview

2014 Group One Bold Trease Final Preview

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..


2014 Group One Melbourne Cup Final Preview

2014 Group One Melbourne Cup Final Preview

The eagerly anticipated Group One Melbourne Cup is scheduled to jump at 9:24pm (VIC time) tonight at Sandown Park. A whopping prize-money pool of $600,000 is available for place-getters. The winner receives $420,000, the runner up will receive $120,000 and …Read More..


Above All, It’s All A Dream

Above All, It’s All A Dream

Rangiora couple Alison Lee and Merv O’Brien have arrived in Melbourne to watch their 28 month old pride and joy, Above All, take his place in the final of the Group One Melbourne Cup at Sandown on Friday night. Their …Read More..


Dover’s Star Makes His Dream Comes True

Dover’s Star Makes His Dream Comes True

Most people pays thousands of dollars for a perfect pedigree in their greyhounds that will hopefully enable them to achieve Group One glory on the racetrack. Star Recall is different. The daughter of High Earner and No Recall was given …Read More..


What Omens Will The 2014 Melbourne Cup Winner Follow?

What Omens Will The 2014 Melbourne Cup Winner Follow?

Approximately 29 seconds will stand between eight of the country’s best greyhounds and immortality when the lids fly open in the Group One Melbourne Cup tomorrow night at Sandown. Only the best have won the Melbourne Cup, the races’ honour …Read More..


The Breeding Behind A Melbourne Cup Finalist

The Breeding Behind A Melbourne Cup Finalist

Let’s face it, we would all love to have a greyhound running in the Group One Melbourne Cup final on Friday night at Sandown. So what does it take to get a finalist into the coveted race? A look behind …Read More..


Cosmic Wise Wright In Contention For Cup Glory

Cosmic Wise Wright In Contention For Cup Glory

The Jeff Britton- trained Cosmic Wise may be the rank outsider in this Friday’s Group One Melbourne Cup, but that won’t stop her part owner, Justin Wright, from making the trip across Australia to watch her compete in the $420,000 …Read More..


 

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