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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..
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..