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 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 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..
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..
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..
THE Rookie Rebel is a group 1 greyhound race run and won over the 600m trip at The Meadows. Unlike most features, the Rookie Rebel field is decided by an expert panel who hand-pick each runner based on their previous …Read More..
KELLY Bravo is confident her star greyhound Striker Light will mature into a top class performer following a dominant display in Saturday night’s Group 1 National Futurity (520m) at Wentworth Park. Beginning flawlessly from box one, Striker Light rolled straight …Read More..
STRIKER Light scored the biggest win of her career on Saturday night, taking out the Group 1 National Futurity (520m) at Wentworth Park. Stepping brilliantly from box one, the Brett Bravo-trained speedster was able to rail underneath the race favourite, …Read More..
The Maturity Classic is arguably the country’s premier age-restricted event on the greyhound racing calendar. Some of the sport’s brightest stars have stood upon the winner’s podium, with only the best of the best lining up for a crack at …Read More..
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..
WITH 2017 finally here, Australian Racing Greyhound is counting down the greyhounds which have made an indelible mark on the sport over the past 12 months. These are the athletes which competed at the highest level and proved to be …Read More..
THE dead-heat between Victorian stayer Ring The Bell and local hope Melissa’s Pride in the final of the 720m Summer Cup at Wentworth Park is, perhaps not surprisingly, one of extreme rarity when it comes to major distance races, not …Read More..
LEADING Queensland conditioner Tony Brett couldn’t wipe the smile off his face after landing the quinella in the Group 1 Brisbane Cup (520m) at Albion Park on Friday night. The thrilling decider saw powerhouse performer Thirty Talks (box three) defeat …Read More..
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 is the $2.15 favourite with William Hill to take out Friday night’s Group 2 Ballarat Cup (450m) after his impressive 25.13 heat victory last week. Starting from box four, the son of Nitro Burst and Flying Liddy pinged …Read More..
DESPITE being an outsider of the field, Samantha Ferguson is hoping her consistent sprinter Tiggerlong Cruz can make an impact in Friday night’s Group 2 Ballarat Cup (450m). The daughter of Spring Gun and Tiggerlong Petal is rated a $17 …Read More..
DESPITE its incredibly long history, the Melbourne Cup has not really been a race where greyhounds domiciled in New South Wales have done well. This is despite the fact NSW racing was arguably far stronger than Victoria from the 1950s …Read More..
THE modern-day Melbourne Cup kicked off in 1956 and since then has arguably become the most sought-after race to win on the greyhound racing calendar, much like its horse racing counterpart. A decade later and its already impressive history was …Read More..
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..
THIS week’s review of litters selected from the Victorian Litter Registrations list for the week ending July 5, starts with a nice litter of eight pups by the 2013 Melbourne Cup winner, Black Magic Opal (May 2011 Magic Sprite x …Read More..
AMIDST all the turmoil created by the NSW Premier’s decision last week to end greyhound racing in June next year, we still have litters being whelped and registered, with the biggest problem now being the future of these well bred …Read More..
ASTON Bolero is a huge chance of breaking through for his first group victory on Friday night when he contests the Group 2 Bendigo Cup (425m) final. Trained by Jason Thompson, the son of Fabregas and Aston Dream is a …Read More..
THEY say the only thing wrong with dogs is that they can’t live forever. It’s a sentiment shared by Steve White, who had to say goodbye to his ‘best friend’ Paua To Burn on Tuesday afternoon, with the champion race …Read More..
MARGINS will be aiming to become the first greyhound to win back-to-back Horsham Cups when the son of Bekim Bale and Gogo Sutro lines up in the group 2 event on Sunday afternoon. Trained by Brooke Ennis, the black dog …Read More..