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..
STAR local Count Baroque caused a massive upset in the opening heat of the Group 1 Hobart Thousand (461m) on Thursday night, defeating champion greyhound Zambora Brockie. Trained in Victoria, Zambora Brockie went into the race as the $1.20 favourite …Read More..
TASMANIAN trainer Patrick Ryan rates exciting youngster El Grand Amigo as his best chance heading into Thursday’s Group 1 Hobart Thousand (461m) heats. El Grand Amigo is on of the most inexperienced chasers contesting the series, having faced the starter …Read More..
A TASMANIAN greyhound owner is still fuming after her retired greyhound was declared dead by a Greens MP trying to shut down the industry. During the week Andrea Dawkins, the MP for the electorate of Bass, tabled a document in …Read More..
COLLINGWOOD supporters will be tuning in to the Tassie greyhounds on Monday night to rally behind the cleverly named Joffa’s Me Mate in the Group 2 Launceston Cup (515m). Trained by Katrina Gregory, the striking black and white chaser qualified …Read More..
VICTORIAN sprinter Unlawful Entry will be targeted at the upcoming Group 1 Silver Chief Classic (525 metres) following his dominant victory in Thursday night’s Group 1 Hobart Thousand. Trained by Kelly and Brett Bravo, the brindle and white greyhound missed …Read More..
TASMANIAN stalwart Graeme Moate is hoping he can finally land a victory in the time-honoured Group 1 Hobart Thousand (461 metres) when his bonny bitch, Long View Belle, takes her place in the $75,000 final on Thursday night. Moate, one …Read More..
VICTORIAN trainer Robert Britton knows what it takes to win a Hobart Thousand, and how to do it on the Elwick circuit. After all, he rugged up Prankster in 2009 and last year he took Above All across the Tasman …Read More..
ABOVE All will be aiming to become the first greyhound to claim consecutive runnings of the Hobart Thousand (461 metres) in over half a century when he contests a heat of the Group 1 feature on Thursday night. Check out …Read More..
ON A night that the greyhound industry was thrown into turmoil, a local chaser was announcing himself as the real deal on Launceston’s night of nights. Up-and-coming star Brad Hill Billy produced a sensational performance to catch runaway leader Breaker’s …Read More..
THE 2015 Group 2 Launceston Cup pits two Victorian hopefuls against six quality locals in the quest for group glory and $40,000 in prizemoney. The Kelly Bravo-trained pair will be extremely hard to beat, with Ride The Rails set to …Read More..
ULTRA-CONSISTENT racer Breaker’s Tip will be the best of the local chances in next week’s $40,000-to-the-winner Group 2 Launceston Cup final after qualifying in stunning fashion on Monday night. Beginning flawlessly from box one in the first semi-final, the son …Read More..
BRENDAN Pursell will be driving home to Brighton a very happy man after capping off a sensational Hobart Maiden Thousand series with the quinella in the final. Pursell had expressed concerns when talking to Australian Racing Greyhound about the box …Read More..
THURSDAY night’s Maiden Thousand Final at Hobart will see the cream of the Apple Isle’s younger brigade fight it out for $10,000 in spoils. One kennel that is set to play a huge hand in the race is the Brendan …Read More..
Dark Vito has produced an enormous run to take out the Group Three Devonport Cup over 452 metres. Beginning well from box two, the Ted Medhurst-trained sprinter was outpaced early by the classy Senor Slamma (box eight), which assumed …Read More..
VETERAN trainer Gary Fahey will have three chances to land his first victory in the Group Three Devonport Cup when the lids fly open for the $25,000-to-the-winner event on Tuesday afternoon. The Tasmanian mentor prepares consistent campaigners Breaker’s Tip, …Read More..
A fantastic field of chasers will contest’s Tuesday’s Group Three Devonport Cup over 452 metres. The winner of the event will take home $25,000, with the 2015 running looking a strong race on paper. Spectators can look forward to a …Read More..
Kiwi owner/breeder Alison Lee is still on cloud nine after her superb greyhound Above All scored an emphatic victory in last night’s Group One Hobart Thousand. Beginning well from box five, the Robert Britton- trained chaser found the front in …Read More..
The Robert Britton- trained Above All has put in a breathtaking performance to claim this year’s Group One Hobart Thousand, defeating an outstanding young field in the process. The son of Magic Sprite and Kara Janx was the standout heat …Read More..
The Hobart Thousand is the oldest race in Australia and has been won by some of the sport’s finest since it was first run in 1935. The 2014 Group One Hobart Thousand will see a terrific lineup of some of …Read More..
While all the focus will be on the Group 1 Hobart Thousand, the R.W (Bob) Brown Memorial Consolation event will again take its regular spot on Tassie’s biggest night, and as such stands as much a part of the Thousand …Read More..
She was the darling of the media and greyhound fans across the country. He was the one chaser who had already tested her and would later go down as the one who seemed to have her measure. When the mighty …Read More..
There won’t be a dry eye in the house this Thursday night if Ride The Rails can salute in the Group One Hobart Thousand final. Trained by Kelly Bravo, Ride The Rails is owned by Nadine Brown, the wife of …Read More..
Former champion stayer Chinatown Lad was one of four inductees to the Tasmanian Greyhound Hall of Fame at the Hobart Thousand function on Saturday night. The dark brindle son of Lilli Pilli Lad and Chinatown Babe was owned by Katrina …Read More..
Victorian chaser Big Ticket will go into next Thursday’s Group One Hobart Thousand as the fastest qualifier following his dominant 25.90 success last night. Beginning flawlessly from box three in the sixth of eight heats, the Steven Clarke trained chaser …Read More..
The Apple Isle’s most prestigious series, the Group One Hobart Thousand, kicks off this Thursday night at Hobart with eight heats of the time honoured feature. Each heat victor will go through to the $75,000 to the winner final which …Read More..
Saturday was a day of racing firsts for Tasmania. The state had it’s first representative in the time honoured Cox Plate with The Cleaner carrying the hopes of the entire Apple Isle. While the gelding had no success at Moonee …Read More..
‘Fantastic’ is the word that leading Tasmanian mentor Ted Medhurst has used to describe having a runner in this Saturday night’s Group One Topgun at The Meadows. Medhurst will put the polish on Buckle Up Wes, one of the best …Read More..
Brighton trainer Gary Fahey is making a habit of providing the trifecta in races his kennel occupants are contesting. For the second time in a matter of weeks at Monday night’s LGRC meeting conducted in Launceston, he hit the jackpot …Read More..
Despite the fact that smart chaser Senor Slamma has won four races in succession, Leith trainer Gary Johnson is not overly confident that the greyhound can extend the winning streak in the $7,150 M A Morgan St Leger (461 metres), …Read More..