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..
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..
A GREYHOUND trainer in the central west of NSW has lost his entire property in a savage bushfire which ravaged a large area east of Dunedoo over the weekend. Warren Jarvis, from Turill, just under 90km from Dunedoo, fled his …Read More..
MAINLINE Osti will give trainer Ashley Dwyer his first group 1 runner when she lines up to tackle Saturday night’s Group 1 National Futurity (520m) at Wentworth Park. The black bitch qualified for the $75,000 final with a nippy 30.16 …Read More..
DESPITE shocking his trainer when taking out a heat of the Group 1 National Derby (520m) last weekend, Nangar Rock looms as one of the best local hopes in the $75,000-to-the-winner final at Wentworth Park on Saturday night. Starting from …Read More..
LIGHTNING Frank looks the greyhound to beat in next Saturday’s Group 1 National Derby (520m) after a sublime win in his heat of the feature at Wentworth Park on the weekend. The Victorian chaser started from box three in the …Read More..
UP Hill Jill has been installed as the $2.10 favourite to win next weekend’s Group 1 National Futurity (520m) after a scintillating win in her heat of the feature at Wentworth Park on Saturday night. Trained in Victoria by David …Read More..
VICTORIAN speedster Up Hill Jill is the favourite to win this year’s Group 1 National Futurity ahead of four cracking heats at Wentworth Park this Saturday night. The David Geall-trained bitch is the $4.50 top elect with Bet365 to claim …Read More..
SHIMA Bar gave owner-breeder partners Bob Cummings and David Gleeson their second group 1 triumph on Saturday night when taking out the final of the Paws of Thunder (520m) at Wentworth Park. Trained by Andrea Dailly, Shima Bar was fairly …Read More..
TEAM Dailly have started the new year with a bang, with Shima Bar taking out the Group 1 Paws of Thunder final at Wentworth Park on Saturday night. Drawn beautifully in box one, Shima Bar was able to stalk the …Read More..
DUBLIN Bull stunned racegoers at Wentworth Park on Saturday night, producing a stellar front-running performance to capture the Group 2 Summer Distance Plate (720m). Starting from box three as a $20 shot, Dublin Bull speared the lids and rolled straight …Read More..
SYDNEY’S leading trainer for 2016, Dean Swain, will be hoping to start the new year with a bang when he lines up in Saturday’s Group 2 Summer Plate (720m) with front running stayer Runway Bono (box four). The red brindle …Read More..
CONTROVERSIAL NSW Premier Mike Baird has announced his retirement, declaring he will be leaving the world of politics next week. The unexpected decision did not come with a concrete explanation when posted to his personal Twitter account on Thursday morning. …Read More..
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..
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..
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 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 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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
SEPTEMBER 2017 will mark the 30th anniversary of the closure of Harold Park. That closure reduced Sydney city racing to just one venue, Wentworth Park, and now, three decades on, isn’t it time we gave serious consideration to letting it …Read More..
THE dead-heat between Victorian stayer Ring The Bell and local hope Melissa’s Pride in the final of the 720m Summer Cup at Wentworth Park is, perhaps not surprisingly, one of extreme rarity when it comes to major distance races, not …Read More..
DESPITE thinking Melissa’s Pride had won outright the Group 3 Summer Cup (720m) at Wentworth Park on Saturday night, her Hunter Valley trainer Michelle Shambler says she was stoked to have dead-heated the feature with Victorian greyhound Ring The Bell. …Read More..
CLOCK’S Ticking is the fastest qualifier heading into next weekend’s Group 3 Christmas Gift (520m) after a strong 30.07 heat victory at Wentworth Park on Saturday night. Stepping well from box two, the Jason Magri-trained dog was able to muster …Read More..
RING The Bell and Melissa’s Pride have been crowned joint winners of the 2016 Group 3 Summer Cup (720m) after dead-heating in the final at Wentworth Park on Saturday night. When the lids flew open for the $25,000-to-the-winner event, Melissa’s …Read More..
VICTORIAN trainer Gerry O’Keeffe is hoping his superstar stayer Ring The Bell can bounce back to his brilliant best in Saturday night’s Group 3 Summer Cup (720m) at Wentworth Park. The brindle dog was dismal in his heat of the …Read More..