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Champion greyhound Zambora Brockie retired to stud

Zambora Brockie

ZAMBORA Brockie has been retired to stud following his third placing in a heat of the Group 1 Australian Cup (525m) at The Meadows on Saturday night. Trained throughout his career by Anthony Azzopardi, Zambora Brockie faced the starter on …Read More..

Temlee, Rookie Rebel & Zoom Top tips & betting preview

The Meadows

THE Australian Cup carnival is set to commence in fine style on Saturday night with three group 1 events at The Meadows. The Temlee (525m), Rookie Rebel (600m) and Zoom Top (725m) will each see a quality crew of greyhounds …Read More..

Stewards’ wrap: Azzopardi fined for positive Asa Barboza swab

Greyhounds Australia

LEADING conditioner Anthony Azzopardi has been found guilty of a breach of the prohibited substance rule. Azzopardi was charged with a breach of GAR 83(2)(3) after his greyhound, Asa Barboza, returned a positive sample to the banned substance methylprednisolone when …Read More..

Black Top betting

Black Top betting

The Black Top is the flagship event held annually at The Gardens greyhound racing track in the New South Wales Hunter Valley, carrying group 2 status and a $40,000 winner’s cheque. The series is run and won over two weeks, …Read More..

2017 Group 1 Silver Chief Classic – form, tips & best odds

Greyhound Tips

Can Thirty Talks (box three above) claim his second group 1 in the Silver Chief Classic?THIRTY Talks is the favourite with leading online bookmakers to take out Sunday’s Group 1 Silver Chief Classic (525m) at The Meadows. The son of …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..

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..

Zambora Brockie wins 2016 Group 2 Ballarat Cup

Zambora Brockie wins 2016 Group 2 Ballarat Cup

STAR Victorian Zambora Brockie added another feature success to his resume on Friday night, scoring a sensational victory in the Group 2 Ballarat Cup (450m). Starting from box two in the $77,000 to the winner feature, Zambora Brockie exploded from …Read More..

Brockie the favourite to land 2016 Group 2 Ballarat Cup

Brockie the favourite to land 2016 Group 2 Ballarat Cup

FREAKISH sprinter Zambora Brockie has been installed as the $2.25 favourite with Crownbet to win the 2016 Group 2 Ballarat Cup (450m) on Friday night. The short price comes after the black dog recorded a scintillating 25.13 heat victory last …Read More..

Topper Toretto the fastest qualifier for Dapto Puppy Classic

Topper Toretto the fastest qualifier for Dapto Puppy Classic

TOPPER Toretto will be the one to beat in next week’s Group 2 Dapto Puppy Classic (520m) after a sizzling performance in his semi-final of the $75,000 to the winner series on Thursday night. Beginning well from box four, the …Read More..

Brett talks of his trio in Saturday’s Group 3 Ipswich Cup

Thirty Talks & Tony Brett

TONY Brett will have a triple shot at landing the Ipswich Cup (520m) on Saturday night when the lids fly open for the group 3 feature. The leading mentor has Thirty Talks (box one), Jury (box two) and Zabdon Ferrari …Read More..

2016 Group 1 Melbourne Cup: best odds, tips and betting preview

Zambora Brockie

Can Zambora Brockie win the Melbourne Cup?ALL eyes will be on Sandown Park this Friday night for the running of the world’s richest greyhound race, the Group 1 Melbourne Cup (515m). Worth a massive $420,000 to the winner, the race …Read More..

Can Zambora Brockie overcome history to win the Melbourne Cup?

Anthony Azzopardi with Zambora Brockie

THIS year’s Melbourne Cup final will be the 21st time the race has been conducted over the 515m distance at Sandown Park. Zambora Brockie has been installed as the $2.10 favourite with Crownbet from box three, while Outside Pass is …Read More..

Zambora Brockie favourite to win Group 1 Melbourne Cup

Zambora Brockie favourite to win Group 1 Melbourne Cup

ZAMBORA Brockie has been installed as the $2.05 favourite with Crownbet to take out the 2016 Group 1 Melbourne Cup (515m) after drawing box three in this Friday’s feature. Trained by Anthony Azzopardi, the brilliant speedster was emphatic in winning …Read More..

Brockie firms as Melbourne Cup favourite following Shootout win

Brockie firms as Melbourne Cup favourite following Shootout win

STAR sprinter Zambora Brockie has firmed in the betting for the Group 1 Melbourne Cup (515m) at Sandown Park on November 18, following his stunning triumph in the Group 2 Sandown Shootout (515m) over the track and trip last week. …Read More..

2016 Group 2 Shootout – free tips and complete betting preview

ONE of the most exciting events on the greyhound racing calendar is just days away, with the running of the Group 2 Shootout (515m) at Sandown Park this Friday night. An innovative concept, four of the nation’s best sprinters have …Read More..

Lanigan aims for first group win after just six weeks of training

Matt Lanigan

SWAN Hill trainer Matt Lanigan will make the long trip to Gawler this Sunday, aiming to capture his first group race just six weeks after obtaining his trainer’s licence. The 23-year-old (pictured with his father Gerald and Zipping Billy) will …Read More..

Victorian trio clear favourites for 2016 Group 1 Melbourne Cup

Victorian trio clear favourites for 2016 Group 1 Melbourne Cup

DESPITE going win-less in its past four starts, Victorian star Zambora Brockie remains the favourite to take out the world’s richest greyhound race, the Group 1 Melbourne Cup, at Sandown Park on November 18. Trained by Anthony Azzopardi, the black speed …Read More..

Zambora Brockie favourite to win 2016 Group 1 Topgun

Albion Park greyhounds

ZAMBORA Brockie is the favourite to win his third group 1 event on Saturday night when the lids fly open for the invitation-only Topgun (525m) at The Meadows. A son of Nitro Burst and Flying Liddy, the black dog will …Read More..

Speed Star – best match race odds and free betting preview

ALL eyes will be on Sandown Park this Thursday night for the running of the third Speed Star series. The event will see eight of the fastest greyhounds to have raced or publicly trialled at Sandown Park between June 1 …Read More..

Finalists announced for 2015/2016 Victorian Greyhound of the Year

Finalists announced for 2015/2016 Victorian Greyhound of the Year

FOUR finalists have been announced for the 2015/2016 Victorian Greyhound of the Year, with the winner to be crowned at Sandown Park on Friday night. The title covers the entirety of 2015 and the first half of the 2016 calendar …Read More..

Brockie brilliant in Victorian Sprint Championship

Brockie brilliant in Victorian Sprint Championship

CHAMPION greyhound Zambora Brockie has issued a stern warning to his fellow competitors heading towards the Group 1 National Sprint Championship following his emphatic victory at The Meadows on Saturday night. Starting from box four in the Victorian Sprint decider, …Read More..

Kilty Express takes out 2016 Group 1 Maturity Classic

Kilty Express takes out 2016 Group 1 Maturity Classic

KILTY Express produced the best performance of his career on Saturday night, taking out the Group 1 Maturity Classic (525m) at The Meadows. Trained by Ray Drew, Kilty Express began well from box six, but had to settle for second …Read More..

Rippin Hayne roars into Maturity Classic calculations

Rippin Hayne roars into Maturity Classic calculations

RIPPIN Hayne burst into calculations for next week’s Group 1 Maturity Classic final at The Meadows with a dominant semi-final victory on Saturday night. Trained by leading mentor Rob Britton, Rippin Hayne only jumped fairly from box three in the …Read More..

Seven of twelve Maturity heats won by NSW fails to get a mention

Seven of twelve Maturity heats won by NSW fails to get a mention

GREYHOUND Racing Victoria is currently celebrating a successful night of racing at The Meadows last Saturday, with 12 heats of the Group 1 Maturity Classic run and won. But it was what they failed to mention that caught the eye. …Read More..

Zambora Brockie’s Winter Cup win allows for momentary celebration

Anthony Azzopardi

ZAMBORA Brockie provided some momentary joy for heartbroken greyhound racing enthusiasts on Thursday night when taking out the Group 1 Winter Cup (520m) at Albion Park. Hours after the NSW Premier Mike Baird announced the state government would be shutting …Read More..

2016 Group 1 Winter Cup – free tips & best betting odds

Blazin' Bomber

Can Blazin’ Bomber break his group 1 hoodoo in Thursday’s Winter Cup?ZAMBORA Brockie is the favourite to take out this Thursday’s Group 1 Winter Cup (520m) at Albion Park following on from his dominant heat performance last week. Rated a $2.10 …Read More..

Brett chasing his fifth Winter Cup with talented littermates

Thirty Talks & Tony Brett

LEGENDARY Queensland trainer Tony Brett (pictured) will be chasing his fifth success in the Group 1 Winter Cup (520m) at Albion Park this Thursday when he contests the feature with talented siblings Thirty Talks and Split Image. However, Brett, who …Read More..

Winter Cup betting

Winter Cup betting

The Group 1 Winter Cup is the main feature race throughout the Brisbane Winter Carnival and is run over 520m at Albion Park. The race attracts the best sprinters from around the country, with the 2016 edition worth a whopping …Read More..

Weekly Stewards wrap: Austen suspended as GRNSW open an inquiry

Weekly Stewards wrap: Austen suspended as GRNSW open an inquiry

SCOTT Austen has had an interim suspension placed on his license following a targeted welfare and integrity inspection at his Box Hill property led by Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW). Members of GRNSW’s Regulatory and Welfare units attended the property, with …Read More..

 

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