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West Aussie seeking to snare a place in Sydney Cup folklore

West Aussie seeking to snare a place in Sydney Cup folklore

THE Sydney Cup is a race that has been ‘on the books’ at Wentworth Park since 1963 and boasts winners from Tasmania, South Australia, Queensland, Victoria and even the United States (Lucy Wires in 2013), but this Saturday night sees …Read More..

Topcat Video Cups’ surprisingly wide victory margins

Topcat Video Cups’ surprisingly wide victory margins

WHEN the new staying sensation Burn One Down streeted his rivals by a massive nine lengths in taking out the final of the Topcat Video Cup (Group 3) over 725 metres at the Meadows on September 24, the focus, naturally …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..

Lizrene Classic betting

Lizrene Classic betting

The Lizrene is a group 3 event which is run over the 715m distance at Sandown Park. The feature is worth $25,000 to the winner and is open to the best eight greyhounds nominated plus reserves. The 2016 edition of …Read More..

The last long-distance McKenna Memorial fell to a versatile champ

The last long-distance McKenna Memorial fell to a versatile champ

IN 2010 the long-standing John McKenna Memorial was first run over the middle distance of 595 metres at Sandown Park. Previously, the Group 2 event had been conducted over the stayers’ journey from its inauguration in 1971 until 2009. The …Read More..

2015 Group 1 Golden Easter Egg, odds, tips & comments

2015 Group 1 Golden Easter Egg, odds, tips & comments

THIS Saturday night, Wentworth Park will host 10 heats of the 2015 Group 1 Golden Easter Egg. The top three from each heat plus the two fastest fourths will progress through to next week’s semi-finals before the $250,000 to-the-winner decider …Read More..

What you may have missed: New incentives for Vic stayers

What you may have missed: New incentives for Vic stayers

THE Meadows Greyhound Club in Victoria has introduced a new incentive for its handicapped staying events conducted over 725 metres. Any greyhound which wins off nine metres (with 10m being the standard in stakes races) will collect an extra $1000 …Read More..

Background To The Sir John Dillon Memorial

Background To The Sir John Dillon Memorial

The 2014 final of the Sir John Dillon Memorial, to be run at Sandown Park, will only be the third time in what will be its 37th running that the race has been run over the middle distance of 595 …Read More..

2014 Group One Bold Trease Final Preview

2014 Group One Bold Trease Final Preview

While the Melbourne Cup takes centres stage at Sandown Park tonight, greyhound fans will be treated to a double dose of Group One racing. Just two races earlier, $100,000 is up for grabs for stayers in the 2014 Bold Trease. …Read More..

Sandown Park Greyhounds Tips & Betting Preview November 6th 2014

Sandown Park Greyhounds Tips & Betting Preview November 6th 2014

Best Bet: Race 10: Azza Azza Azza – Launch at Centrebet with up to $200 in bonus bets. Best Value: Race 1: Bailey Rose Quaddie: Leg 1: 2,5,7,8 – Leg 2: 1,7 – Leg 3: 2,8 – Leg 4: 1,4,5,7 …Read More..

2014 Group One Hume Cup Final Preview

2014 Group One Hume Cup Final Preview

Middle distance racing may not often be the stage where the greats of the sport forge their names, but a quick look at the honour roll of the Hume Cup leaves you under no illusions about the quality of greyhound …Read More..

Background to the Sydney Cup

Background to the Sydney Cup

The Sydney Cup was the first of what became the ‘big four’ distance events on the Sydney city racing calendar. Starting in 1963, it was eventually joined by the Association Cup (1965), Summer Cup (1965), and Wentworth Park Gold Cup …Read More..

Background To The Chairman’s Cup

Background To The Chairman’s Cup

This Saturday night will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Chairman’s Cup, a race inaugurated by the GBOTA to honour its past and present chairmen. What is now the fifth major distance event conducted over 720 metres at Wentworth Park …Read More..

Superstar Stayers In Sydney For 2014 Chairmans Cup

Superstar Stayers In Sydney For 2014 Chairmans Cup

If you could select a trio of stayers that you’d hope to see contest a Group Three event, chances are that all the greyhounds you select are taking part in the 2014 Chairmans Cup series at Wentworth Park, which kicks …Read More..

Background To The AWM Distance Title

Background To The AWM Distance Title

In some ways the AWM Distance Title is one of the ‘unsung’ long-standing major distance races on the Australian calendar. Of course, if Xylia Allen manages to win the 2014 final and extend her winning streak to nine on end …Read More..

Meadows Greyhounds Tips & Betting Preview For Saturday 14th June 2014

Meadows Greyhounds Tips & Betting Preview For Saturday 14th June 2014

If you’ve already claimed our feature Free Bet of the week from BetEasy, take advantage of Sportingbet’s decision to bump their free bet offer up to a $700 Free Bet – Claim Your SportingBet $700 Free Bet. Race 1 – …Read More..

2014 Group One Sandown Cup Heats Preview

2014 Group One Sandown Cup Heats Preview

It’s a race that demands quality, the world’s richest staying race, The Group One Sandown Cup. Four heats of the time honoured event are set to be conducted over the gruelling 715 metre journey at Sandown Park this Thursday night, …Read More..

2014 Association Cup Heats Attract The Best

2014 Association Cup Heats Attract The Best

While Australia’s best sprinters continue their quest for the Golden Easter Egg at Wentworth Park this Saturday night, the premier staying event on the New South Wales greyhound racing calendar also gets underway. Three heats of the time honoured Association …Read More..

2014 Group Three Gold Cup Final Preview

2014 Group Three Gold Cup Final Preview

The final of the Group Three Gold Cup forms the piece de resistance of a great card of chasing at Wentworth Park on Saturday night. Victorian visitors look to have one paw on the trophy and the $25,000-to-the-winner prizemoney cheque. …Read More..

2014 Group One Super Stayers Preview

2014 Group One Super Stayers Preview

For greyhound fans who like a little bit of everything in a race, the Group One Super Stayers at The Meadows on Saturday night could well be the race for you. From the new graduates to distance racing, Lethal Three …Read More..

2014 Group One Super Stayers – Heat Previews

2014 Group One Super Stayers – Heat Previews

Saturday night at The Meadows showcases one of the best nights of chasing on the greyhound racing calendar. Three heats of the time-honoured Group One Super Stayers will take place over the gruelling 725 metres, which provides the perfect accompaniment …Read More..

2014 Group One Zoom Top Preview

2014 Group One Zoom Top Preview

The term “freak” is bandied around a little too loosely when it comes to racing animals in the modern era. But when it comes to greyhounds, Zoom Top is the very definition of the word. The “fawn flash” was arguably …Read More..

2014 Cranbourne Cup Final Preview

2014 Cranbourne Cup Final Preview

The final of the Group Two Cranbourne Cup jumps at 9:22pm on Wednesday 8 January 2014 (Race 8). Many will be waiting to see if Phenomenal gets a start as first reserve, as he as opened up favourite in fixed …Read More..

Shifty Sticka Sets The Standard In Silver Chief Heats

Shifty Sticka Sets The Standard In Silver Chief Heats

The Paul Anderton trained Shifty Sticka was the fastest winner of twelve superb heats of the $100,000 Group One AJS Corporation Silver Chief at The Meadows on Saturday night. The night provided plenty of upsets, with some of the big …Read More..

Twelve Facts About The Summer Cup

Twelve Facts About The Summer Cup

This week will witness the 48th running of the Summer Cup. At one stage this was arguably the premier race for stayers in the nation, taking place, as it did, over the gruelling 800 yards (732 metres) of the Harold …Read More..

Not All Pluggers Can Kick Goals

Not All Pluggers Can Kick Goals

A couple of things stick out when you review last Thursday’s big meeting at Sandown. The first is the stark difference between sprinters and stayers. The eight Melbourne Cup sprint heats contained plenty of talent, some of which got through …Read More..

Dyna Nalin Sets The Time Standard In Maturity Classic Heats

Dyna Nalin Sets The Time Standard In Maturity Classic Heats

You won’t see a better card of racing than last Saturday night at The Meadows where twelve heats of the group one Hudson Pacific Maturity Classic were held over the 525 metre distance. The $100,000 series was host to some …Read More..

Group 1 Winter Cup Heats Up

Group 1 Winter Cup Heats Up

The winter carnival continues at Albion Park this Thursday night with five heats of the Group 1 Garrard’s Horse And Hound Winter Carnival Cup over the breakfast creek 520m circuit. With the best greyhounds nominated all gaining a start in …Read More..

Bale And Fire Set Peter Mosman Semi’s Ablaze

Bale And Fire Set Peter Mosman Semi’s Ablaze

Punters got off to a rough start in the first semi-final of the Group One Peter Mosman with the honours going to the Graeme Bate prepared Schroder Bale paying $10.20 for the win. Beginning well from box seven the black …Read More..

Bate’s Master Stroke Spoils Miata’s Fairytale

Bate’s Master Stroke Spoils Miata’s Fairytale

On Thursday night the greyhound racing world farewelled Miata; a true icon who gave our great sport more than just another champion but a legend, whose legacy will live on forever. As a large crowd assembled at Sandown Park to …Read More..

 

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