Australian Cup

Fanta Bale to contest Australian Cup before staying campaign

The Meadows

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 bolts in to win the Group 1 Temlee

The Meadows

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 sizzles in the 2017 Rookie Rebel

The Meadows

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..

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..

Crackerjack Choc Australian Cup bound after Cranbourne Cup win

The Meadows

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..

Rookie Rebel betting

The Meadows

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..

Bravo says National Futurity winner is the real deal

Striker Light

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 ignites National Futurity final

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..

Maturity Classic betting

Maturity Classic betting

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..

Silver Chief Classic has been breeding ground for stars

Silver Chief Classic has been breeding ground for stars

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..

ARG counts down the best greyhounds of 2016

Top 10 greyhounds of 2016

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..

Summer Cup dead-heat a true rarity in major races

Summer Cup dead-heat a true rarity in major races

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..

Brett on cloud nine after landing Brisbane Cup quinella

Thirty Talks & Zabdon Ferrari

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..

Kiranna sets the standard in 2016 Group 2 Laurels Classic heats

Kiranna sets the standard in 2016 Group 2 Laurels Classic heats

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..

2016 Group 2 Ballarat Cup – free form, best odds and tips

Zambora Brockie

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..

Ferguson aiming for success in Group 2 Ballarat Cup final

Ferguson aiming for success in Group 2 Ballarat Cup final

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..

Reliving Benjamin John’s feat to make two Melbourne Cups

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..

Flashback to the 1966 Melbourne Cup

1966 Melbourne Cup

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..

Talking Breeding: Dyna Double One litters continue to dominate

Dyna Double One

THIS week’s review of litters selected from the Victorian Litter Registrations list for the week ending August 29 begins with three litters by 2015-16 AGRA Greyhound Of The Year, Dyna Double One (March 2013 Barcia Bale x Crystin Bale). Wallan …Read More..

Talking Breeding: Cosmic litter ready to rumble

Cosmic Rumble

THIS week’s review of litters from the Victorian Litter Registrations list for the week ending August 10 starts with beautifully bred litter of six pups by the 2010 Golden Easter Egg winner, Cosmic Rumble (April 2007 Spiral Nikita* x Spiritual …Read More..

Talking Breeding: There’s no missing this Dyna Double One litter

Dyna Double One

THIS week’s review of litters from the Victorian Litter Registrations list for the week ending August 3 starts with a beautifully bred litter of nine pups by champion sprinter Dyna Double One (March 2013 Barcia Bale x Crystin Bale), winner …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..

Talking Breeding: regally bred litter look to be a bit magical

Black Magic Opal

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..

Talking Breeding: Former Easter Egg winner has nice litter in VIC

THIS week’s review of litters selected from the Victorian Litter Registrations list for the week ending June 28, begins with a nice litter of nine pups by the 2012 Golden Easter Egg winner, Don’t Knocka Him (November 2009 Knocka Norris …Read More..

Talking breeding: Future of litters up in the air after NSW ban

Greyhound Dyna Vila

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..

Talking breeding: Rare Bombastic Shiraz litter attracts attention

Bombastic Shiraz

THIS week’s review of litters selected from the NSW Whelping Report for the week ending February 14 starts with a rare litter by the outstanding, former multiple premier sire, Bombastic Shiraz (March 2001 Black Shiraz x Bombastic Blonde), whose dam …Read More..

2016 Group 2 Bendigo Cup – best odds, tips and betting preview

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..

Tribute to Paua To Burn

Paua To Burn

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..

2016 Group 2 Horsham Cup – best odds & free betting preview

Marbo's Magic winning Maitland Gold Cup

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..

Talking breeding: Athos x Zoenah’s Entity litter sure-fire winner

Athos the sire

THIS week’s review of litters from the Victorian Litter Registrations list for the week ending May 2, begins with a nice litter of seven pups by the beautifully bred, young stud prospect, Athos (December 2011 Windy Millar* x Alanis Lane) …Read More..

 

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