Victorian Racing

Collins says hoop arm is pointless when used with the pen

Hoop Arm

PROMINENT Victorian conditioner Geoff Collins has labelled Greyhound Racing Victoria’s decision to introduce the finish-on style lure as ‘pointless’ unless the authority body abolishes the traditional catching pen. GRV announced that the ‘hoop’ arm lure system will be deployed at …Read More..


Burn One Down silences Pringle’s critics by winning the Zoom Top

David Pringle

WHEN David Pringle took star broodbitch Fancy Jaffa to his underrated sire Buck Fever, there were plenty of knockers who were quick to tell the Clergate breeder that he had made a massive mistake. However, those critics were silenced once …Read More..


Fanta Bale to contest Australian Cup before staying campaign

The Meadows

LEADING trainer Rob Britton says he will tackle the upcoming Group 1 Australian Cup (525m) at The Meadows before embarking on a staying campaign with his classy bitch Fanta Bale. The black bitch showed plenty of tenacity to win the …Read More..


Lightning Frank bolts in to win the Group 1 Temlee

The Meadows

LIGHTNING Frank has upstaged the best sprinters in the country to take out the Group 1 Temlee (525m) at The Meadows on Saturday night. Spearing the lids from box seven, the Matt Wright-trained dog strode straight to the early lead, …Read More..


Fanta Bale sizzles in the 2017 Rookie Rebel

The Meadows

FANTA Bale scored her second group 1 triumph with a tenacious victory in Saturday night’s Group 1 Rookie Rebel (600m) at The Meadows. The black bitch missed the start slightly but showed excellent dash to rail through and take the …Read More..


Burn One Down bursts through for first group 1 in Zoom Top

Wentworth Park

BURN One Down broke through for his first group 1 triumph on Saturday night when claiming the invitation-only Zoom Top (725m) at The Meadows. Stepping from box two as the $1.45 favourite, the black dog found interference in the early …Read More..


Crackerjack Choc Australian Cup bound after Cranbourne Cup win

The Meadows

TALENTED Victorian sprinter Crackerjack Choc will be aimed at the heats of the Group 1 Australian Cup (525m) at The Meadows on February 25 after a terrific win in Saturday night’s Group 2 Cranbourne Cup (520m). Jumping from box two, …Read More..


Logic wins: GRV stewards drop arsenic charges against trainers

Greyhounds Australia

In a triumph for common sense and good law, charges have been withdrawn against five Victorian trainers accused of administering the prohibited substance arsenic and breaching Greyhound Australasia Rule (GAR) 83 (1A) and 83 (2)(3). The recent request by the …Read More..


Roughie wins 2017 Group 2 Cranbourne Cup

Greyhound racing at The Meadows

CRACKERJACK Choc caused a boilover on Saturday night when winning the Group 2 Cranbourne Cup (520m) at double figure odds. Beginning from box two, the Anita Courts-trained dog was only fairly away, but was able to secure a valuable spot …Read More..


Thompson set to make a big impact in Cranbourne Cup decider

JASON Thompson heads into Saturday’s Group 2 Cranbourne Cup (520m) with a three-pronged assault on the $47,000-to-the-winner final. The leading conditioner puts the polish on Sleek Master, Big Flood and Extreme Magic which have drawn boxes one, three and five …Read More..


Fields announced for Temlee, Rookie Rebel & Zoom Top

The Meadows

THE fields have been announced for the Group 1 Temlee (525m), the Group 1 Rookie Rebel (600m) and the Group 1 Zoom Top (725m), all of which are set to be run at The Meadows on February 18. Each field …Read More..


Jason Mackay elated with Ando’s Mac’s Warragul Cup win

Ando's Mac

ANDO’S Mac added yet another feature title to his rap sheet with a stunning triumph in Saturday night’s Group 2 Warragul Cup (460m). Stepping from box two, the fawn flash was quickly away, settling behind the airborne Aston Bolero (box …Read More..


Pantera Nera on track for Warragul Cup after Devonport win

PANTERA Nera will be out to secure his second group race title of 2017 when he contests the opening heat of the Group 2 Warragul Cup (460m) this Saturday night. Trained by Gavin Burke, the speedster comes into the final …Read More..


Morris successfully appeals marring penalty at VCAT

Jesaulenko with Terri Morris

VICTORIAN star Jesaulenko will be free to compete in Saturday’s Group 2 Warragul Cup heats after owner-trainer Terri Morris successfully appealed a marring charge penalty with the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT). Marring, commonly known as ‘fighting’ is an …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..


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..


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..


Home-bred chaser lands 2016 Group 2 Laurels Classic

Home-bred chaser lands 2016 Group 2 Laurels Classic

DAVID Geall says his promising youngster Up Hill Jill will target next month’s Group 1 National Futurity heats at Wentworth Park following a determined win in the Group 2 Laurels Classic (515m) at Sandown Park on Thursday night. Stepping well …Read More..


Up Hill Jill takes out Group 2 Laurels Classic

Up Hill Jill takes out Group 2 Laurels Classic

UP Hill Jill has upstaged her rivals to score a sensational victory in Thursday night’s Group 2 Laurels Classic (515m) at Sandown Park. Starting from box one, the David Geall-trained bitch showed tremendous early dash, rolling straight to the front …Read More..


Lara raids still remain a mystery

Lara raids still remain a mystery

CONFUSION continues to surround the circumstances which saw a greyhound racing property at Lara raided on Wednesday afternoon. A Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) media release confirmed the GRV Investigations Unit and welfare officers attended an unidentified property following allegations of …Read More..


Morris calls for consistency for marring & fail to chase charges

Morris calls for consistency for marring & fail to chase charges

TERRI Morris is calling for more consistency from Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) Stewards when it comes to charging greyhounds with marring and failing to pursue offences. Morris is the trainer of star greyhound Jesaulenko, which was recently slapped with a …Read More..


Striker Light ignites 2016 Laurels Classic semi-finals

Striker Light ignites 2016 Laurels Classic semi-finals

KELLY Bravo is optimistic that her exciting speedster Striker Light will be able to overcome box five this Thursday night when the lids fly open for the Group 2 Laurels Classic (515m) at Sandown Park. Trained by Bravo and her …Read More..


What’s In Store aiming to feature in Group 2 Laurels semi-final

What’s In Store aiming to feature in Group 2 Laurels semi-final

CRAIG Treherne is hoping his improving race bitch What’s In Store can continue her handy run of form in Sunday’s Group 2 Laurels Classic (515m) semi-finals at Sandown Park. The black bitch has drawn box one in the second of …Read More..


Abandoned Warrnambool meeting causes frustration among trainers

Abandoned Warrnambool meeting causes frustration among trainers

SEVERAL trainers have been left disappointed after arriving at Warrnambool on Thursday night, only to have the race meeting abandoned soon after kennelling. Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) Stewards determined to call off the meeting after a track inspection deemed the …Read More..


Polijuice Potion set to stir some magic in John Dillon Memorial

Polijuice Potion set to stir some magic in John Dillon Memorial

POLIJUICE Potion will have to produce a career-best performance this Thursday night if she is to win the Group 3 Sir John Dillon Memorial (595m) at Sandown Park. Trained by Ian Cockerell, the daughter of Kinloch Brae and Finlandia was …Read More..


Kiranna sets the standard in 2016 Group 2 Laurels Classic heats

Kiranna sets the standard in 2016 Group 2 Laurels Classic heats

THE regally-bred Kiranna stole the show at Sandown Park on Sunday afternoon, producing a breathtaking run to take out her heat of the Group 2 Laurels Classic (515m). Stepping from box three in the eighth qualifier, the black bitch stopped …Read More..


Zambora Brockie off to Hobart following Ballarat Cup win

Anthony Azzopardi with Zambora Brockie

LEADING conditioner Anthony Azzopardi will target the Group 1 Hobart Thousand (461m) with his champion greyhound Zambora Brockie after a stunning win in the Group 2 Ballarat Cup (450m) on Friday night. Jumping brilliantly from box two, the son of …Read More..


Buck Forty storms in favouritism for Sir John Dillon final

Buck Forty storms in favouritism for Sir John Dillon final

BUCK Forty has firmed into favouritism to win the 2016 Group 3 John Dillon Memorial (595m) after a stunning win in his heat of the feature at Sandown Park on Thursday night. Trained by Jason Thompson, Buck Forty was rated …Read More..


Jacqui Blax striving for Laurels stardom after overcoming injury

Jacqui Blax striving for Laurels stardom after overcoming injury

KEITH and Lisa Hellmuth have their fingers crossed that injury woes with their promising sprinter Jacqui Blax are a thing of the past heading into Sunday’s Group 2 Laurels Classic heats at Sandown Park. Since making the move to the …Read More..


 

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