Greyhound Racing News

ARG reiterates its proposal as talk suggests a backflip on ban

ARG reiterates its proposal as talk suggests a backflip on ban

LEADING news sources are predicting the Baird Government could potentially backflip on its controversial law to shutdown greyhound racing within New South Wales. While Government representatives have attempted to deflect the claims, an email sent by National Party MP and …Read More..


Labor MP Ryan Park heads to Dapto for Group 1 Megastar night

Labor MP Ryan Park heads to Dapto for Group 1 Megastar night

SHADOW Treasurer Ryan Park will be a special guest at Dapto on Thursday night as the NSW Labor Party continues to throw its support behind the NSW greyhound racing industry. Park, who is also the member for Keira, was born …Read More..


Nationals fighting to retain Orange seat but remain favourites

Nationals fighting to retain Orange seat but remain favourites

NEW South Wales Premier Mike Baird and Deputy Premier Troy Grant could be in for a massive shock at the upcoming Orange by-election as the Coalition’s price to retain the seat continues to drift with online bookmakers. The Orange seat …Read More..


GRSA release euthanasia figures ahead of Parliamentary vote

GRSA release euthanasia figures ahead of Parliamentary vote

ALMOST 500 greyhounds were euthanised in South Australia throughout 2015, according to figures released by Greyhound Racing SA (GRSA) on Wednesday. The statistics were released as the SA Upper House prepares to vote on a motion put forward by Greens …Read More..


NSW greyhound industry to fight ban in Federal Court

NSW greyhound industry to fight ban in Federal Court

THE New South Wales greyhound racing industry is continuing its fight to overturn the ban on the sport by launching a legal challenge in the Federal Court on Tuesday. The proceedings intend to challenge the validity of the legislation, which …Read More..


Baird denies link to Wentworth Park apartment complex

Baird denies link to Wentworth Park apartment complex

NSW Premier Mike Baird’s office says there’s been no secret meetings with developers, following reports confidentiality agreements have been signed for an apartment complex at Sydney’s Wentworth Park. According to reports aired on radio station 2GB, talks of a 360-apartment …Read More..


Greyhound training and breeding could be allowed in NSW after ban

Greyhound training and breeding could be allowed in NSW after ban

GREYHOUND training could potentially continue in New South Wales until 2022, five years after racing is banned within the state, under the draft recommendations currently being considered by the NSW Greyhounds Transition Taskforce. The Taskforce is being led by Dr …Read More..


Sportsbet launch short form, speed maps and expert tips to mobile

Sportsbet launch short form, speed maps and expert tips to mobile

SPORTSBET is making it easier to win on the dishlickers with the introduction of new greyhound-specific features on its mobile form guides. These new features include a detailed short form, with ratings, breeding, age and statistics for each greyhound and also …Read More..


Worm Burner: lose weight and win (a lot of) races

Worm Burner: lose weight and win (a lot of) races

THERE really must be something in the South Australian water table. Reigning National Sprint Champion Worm Burner resumed racing on June 6 after a two-month break and in 13 starts since then, all at Angle Park and all over 515 …Read More..


Talking breeding: Banjo Boy sires three well-bred litters

Banjo boys greyhound

THIS week’s review of litters selected from the Victorian Litter Registrations list for the two weeks ending August 22 starts with three litters by well bred stud prospect, Banjo Boy (April 2011 Vee Man Vane x Off Springer). Wallan breeder, …Read More..


Straight track match racing, a test of both speed and strength

Straight track match racing, a test of both speed and strength

AFTER Healesville, the premier straight track in the country, conducted its showcase Cup day on Sunday September 11, it’s worth remembering that in past decades one of the ways in which owners and trainers would spruik the merits of their …Read More..


Is greyhound racing actually banned in the majority of the US?

Is greyhound racing actually banned in the majority of the US?

THERE is an enormous amount of what appears to be intentional misinformation and simply incorrect information from what I can see regarding the status of greyhound racing in the United States. Since the announcement by Premier Mike Baird that his …Read More..


Talking Breeding: Cosmic litter ready to rumble

Cosmic Rumble

THIS week’s review of litters from the Victorian Litter Registrations list for the week ending August 10 starts with beautifully bred litter of six pups by the 2010 Golden Easter Egg winner, Cosmic Rumble (April 2007 Spiral Nikita* x Spiritual …Read More..


Disgraced trainer Tom Noble walks free from court

Disgraced trainer Tom Noble walks free from court

A DISGRACED former greyhound trainer has walked free from jail after being handed down a suspended sentence for his role in the live baiting scandal which shook the greyhound racing fraternity to its core. Tom Noble was at the centre …Read More..


New Administrator appointed for GRNSW shutdown

New Administrator appointed for GRNSW shutdown

JOHN Gibbons has been announced as the Administrator of Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) and will manage the transition towards closure for both the governing body and the affected clubs. Gibbons brings more than four decades of experience in corporate recovery …Read More..


Busting the wastage of non-performing greyhounds lie

Busting the wastage of non-performing greyhounds lie

ONE of the big lies being spread by the NSW premier and his coterie of political ‘yes’ persons and drawn from the information contained in the McHugh report is that greyhounds are being killed or ‘wasted’ if they are not …Read More..


Lord and Staines each claim two Canberra Cup heats

Lord and Staines each claim two Canberra Cup heats

ANDY and Jodie Lord will play a strong hand in next week’s Group 3 Canberra Cup final, with two of their greyhounds taking out a heat in the $25,000 series on Sunday night. The first of Team Lord’s greyhounds to score …Read More..


Invictus Rapid stamps himself the one to beat in Healesville Cup

Invictus Rapid stamps himself the one to beat in Healesville Cup

STAR Victorian sprinter Invictus Rapid will be the greyhound to beat in next week’s Group 2 Healesville Cup (350m) after a dominant heat victory up the straight on Sunday afternoon. Trained by leading Victorian conditioner Jason Thompson, Invictus Rapid was …Read More..


Ritza Lenny steals time honours in Group 2 Bob Payne heats

Ritza Lenny steals time honours in Group 2 Bob Payne heats

RITZA Lenny burst into calculations for this year’s Group 2 Bob Payne Sprint Sprint (520m) with a dominant heat victory at Wentworth Park on Saturday night. Jumping well from box six, the blue dog was able to work his way …Read More..


Whittaker back to his best in Chairman’s Cup heats

Whittaker back to his best in Chairman’s Cup heats

WHITTAKER stamped himself as the greyhound to beat in next week’s Group 3 Chairman’s Cup final (720m) with a determined heat victory at Wentworth Park on Saturday night. Starting from box eight in the third and final qualifier, the Judith …Read More..


Best multi bet tips for Bob Payne heat night at Wentworth Park

A MASSIVE night of racing awaits at Wentworth Park tonight, with heats of both the Group 2 Bob Payne Spring Sprint and the Group 3 Chairman’s Cup set to be run and won. Each series has attracted some of the …Read More..


Robertson says Baird hasn’t considered consequences of ban

Robertson says Baird hasn’t considered consequences of ban

FORMER New South Wales Opposition Leader John Robertson has spoken out on the recently-passed legislation to outlaw greyhound racing, slamming the Baird government for failing to consider the ramifications a total ban of the $335 million per year industry will …Read More..


Group 3 Chairman’s Cup – free tips and best bookmaker prices

THREE heats of the Chairman Cup are set to be held at Wentworth Park on Saturday night, with some of the best greyhounds from NSW and interstate heading to the Harbour City circuit for a crack at the $25,000 to …Read More..


Skye a fantastic shot of qualifying for Canberra Cup

Skye a fantastic shot of qualifying for Canberra Cup

FANTASTIC Skye will be aiming to cement her spot in the upcoming Group 1 Megastar when she heads to the Australian Capital Territory on Sunday to contest a heat of the Group 3 Canberra Cup (530m). Trained by Jason Fletcher, …Read More..


Apology to Interim GRNSW CEO Paul Newson

Apology to Interim GRNSW CEO Paul Newson

Australian Racing Greyhound have had to say sorry without reservation to Mr Paul Newson after publishing two articles which implied he carried out his role as the interim CEO of GRNSW improperly, and have retracted the articles. An article, titled …Read More..


Talking Breeding: There’s no missing this Dyna Double One litter

Dyna Double One

THIS week’s review of litters from the Victorian Litter Registrations list for the week ending August 3 starts with a beautifully bred litter of nine pups by champion sprinter Dyna Double One (March 2013 Barcia Bale x Crystin Bale), winner …Read More..


Fabregal qualifies the fastest for Group 3 SA Oaks

Fabregal qualifies the fastest for Group 3 SA Oaks

STAR South Australian sprinter Fabregal stole the show at Angle Park on Thursday night, recording the fastest win across the three Group 3 SA Oaks heats over 515m. Starting from box five in the second heat, the Robyn Mackellar-trained bitch …Read More..


Dundee Osprey takes out 2016 Speed Star

Dundee Osprey takes out 2016 Speed Star

DUNDEE Osprey proved once again that he is one of the finest sprinters in the country, taking out Thursday night’s Speed Star event over 515m at Sandown Park. The innovative series saw eight of the fastest chasers in Victoria converge …Read More..


Punk pair packing plenty of punches heading into Cup heats

Punk pair packing plenty of punches heading into Cup heats

JIMMY Coyle is heading into this Saturday’s Group 3 Chairman’s Cup (720m) heats with two chances of qualifying for the $25,000 feature on September 10. Coyle owns and trains littermates Funky Punk and Tanks Punk, who have won 21 races …Read More..


El Magnifico set to resume in Bob Payne Spring Sprint heat

El Magnifico set to resume in Bob Payne Spring Sprint heat

STAR New South Wales chaser El Magnifico will step out on the track for his first race in close to two months when he contests a heat of the Group 2 Bob Payne Spring Sprint (520m) at Wentworth Park on …Read More..


 

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