Are the AGRA national ratings useful, or even true reflections of ability? Figures to the end of November are just out and that order will be pretty close to the final 2014 count. They allocate points from first to eighth …Read More..
Despite only one group winner for the month of April (Numero Uno Bale – Group Three ‘Ambrosoli’ at Wentworth Park), Where’s Pedro (535 points) continues to fly high at the top of the AGRA rankings table for a fourth consecutive …Read More..
At the end of October, El Grand Senor sat in eighth place on the Australian Greyhound Racing Associations monthly rankings, which are calculated by points being allocated to a dog that competes in a group final based on their finishing …Read More..
Listed below are the rankings as they stand at the end of August 2010. The ranked positions are determined by a points system applied to group races on a sliding scale of points first to eighth. Still on top is …Read More..
Two of the interstate finalists for the TattsBet.com Nationals trialled between races at Angle Park yesterday. First to trial was Arsonist, trained by Heather Collins from Victoria. Arsonist has qualified as the “Wild Card” greyhound in the Sprint Series; she …Read More..
Nominations officially closed last Wednesday for the TattsBet.com National Championships. With nominations closed, each state now begins the process of finding their representative/s for 2010. Heats begin this week and detailed below are the dates of the races in each …Read More..
AGRA’s Greyhound of the Month for January 2010 is New South Wales owned and Victorian trained sprinter Dyna Lachlan. The outstanding Andrea Dailly trained black dog came close to winning a Group 1 in 2009 but just didn’t make it. …Read More..
AGRA’s Run of the Month for December 2009 has been awarded to outstanding Victorian sprinter stayer Mantra Lad. In an extraordinary performance the Graeme Jose trained super star recorded a new track record over the 650 metres at the Sale …Read More..
AGRA’s Greyhound of the Month for December 2009 is West Australian owned and Victorian trained sprinter Prankster. The brilliant Robert Britton trained black dog capped off a great finish to his year winning the Group 1 Hobart 1000 after finishing …Read More..
AGRA’s Run of the Month for November 2009 has been awarded to brilliant Victorian sprinter Turanza Bale. In a breathtaking performance the Graeme Bate trained speedster recorded a new track record at the Meadows on November the 2nd when he …Read More..
AGRA’s Greyhound of the Month for November 2009 is New South Wales owned and Victorian trained stayer Amity Bale. The outstanding Graeme Bate trained black bitch has had a sensational five months of racing and capped it off by winning …Read More..
After the high drama and remarkable scenes that dominated last years Melbourne Cup fiasco, both during and after the race; the Sandown Greyhound Racing Club will hopeful this years series will be remembered purely for the greyhound racing action. Eight …Read More..
AGRA’s Greyhound of the Month for October 2009 is New South Wales owned and Victorian trained sprinter Cindeen Shelby. The brilliant fawn bitch had memorable month of October winning two Group 1 finals and a heat of another. Her success …Read More..
AGRA’s Run of the Month for September 2009 has been awarded to exciting young New South Wales sprinter Goodesy. After a series of outstanding performances that has seen the young Collision chaser undefeated in seven races, his sixth win at …Read More..
AGRA’s Greyhound of the Month for September 2009 is New South Wales owned and Victorian trained sprinter Dyna Lachlan. The star speedster has been in consistent winning form having won nine races and a second since early July. He started …Read More..
The 2009 Group 1 National Distance Championship is just a day away now, with the big final to be run and won tomorrow night. The long awaited race will see the winner walk away with $50,000 first prizemoney, with some …Read More..
Just as El Galo has accomplished, Thai Again has persisted in the top rank as Australia’s leading greyhound dam for the whole of 2009. With the rankings out, and unchanged since June 2009, Thai Again (Token Prince ~ Thia Magic) …Read More..
As was the problem with the AGRA rankings for racing greyhounds, the Australian greyhound sire rankings haven’t changed since July 2009 due to a lack of group racing finals. Again, we hope that while the AGRA enjoy their annual junket …Read More..
For the eighth straight month, the now retired El Galo has again claimed the top of the AGRA Group Greyhound Racing Rankings to the end of August 2009. While the feat is newsworthy, the result itself was something of a …Read More..
AGRA’s Greyhound of the Month for August 2009 is Western Australian stayer Red Shilling. The former Victorian has been in scintillating form since she made her way to the west in February where she won first up over 715 metres …Read More..
AGRA’s Run of the Month for August 2009 has been awarded to New South Wales exciting middle distance performer Sand Burner for his brilliant performance in smashing the track record at Richmond over 535 on August 21 in the mixed …Read More..
At Sandown tonight both the two highest ranked greyhounds secured their passports to Perth for the Group 1 $50,000 to the winner National Distance Final. With the shock scratching of Mantra Lad from the final despite the fact he only …Read More..
Mantra Lad, the reigning National Distance Champion, has been a shock scratching from tonight’s Victorian National Distance Championship final. As we reported last week, Mantra Lad only had to go around in tonight’s final to gain the AGRA priority ranking …Read More..
For the seventh straight month, the now retired El Galo has again claimed the top of the AGRA Group Greyhound Racing Rankings to the end of July 2009; but all the talk will be of the effect the rankings will …Read More..
AGRA’s Greyhound of the Month for July 2009 is Victorian sprint warrior Trew Millions. The aging star broke through to win his first group race final in the Group 1 Winter Carnival Cup at Albion Park on July 23. After …Read More..
AGRA’s Run of the Month for July 2009 has been awarded to New South Wales excitement machine Mutt Lange for his brilliant performance in coming from last and winning the Grade 4 Multiquip Stake at Wentworth Park on July 18th. …Read More..
On the heels of Greyhound Racing Victoria’s (GRV) announcement that they intend to implement modest increases in Victorian greyhound racing prizemoney, GRV have today announced increases to GOBIS and VBIS prizemoney. The GOBIS (Greyhound Owners and Breeder Incentive Scheme) and …Read More..
Collision has for the first time claimed the the top of the Australian national sires rankings for the year to the end of June 2009. Always handy in the rankings to the end of May 2009 and always in the …Read More..