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Gosford Cup the biggest win of Miss Elly Mint’s grand career

Miss Elly Mint & Robert Smith

ON January 6 2009 NSW sprinter Miss Elly Mint (Elite State x Indigo Mint) recorded the biggest victory, in terms of prize money, throughout her impressive career when she took out the Gosford Cup. The white and blue brindle bitch …Read More..

Mitcharlie Mia out to break tradition in the 2016 Easter Egg

Mitcharlie Mia out to break tradition in the 2016 Easter Egg

MITCHARLIE Mia will be aiming to become the first Golden Easter Egg winner produced by a former Egg winner when she contests the $250,000 to the winner feature at Wentworth Park from box eight this Saturday night. Trained by Mitch …Read More..

Is greyhound racing dangerous?

Is greyhound racing dangerous?

HERE is a good question, and one that might set the stage for the next century. Well, the next decade anyway. A reader passed on the question from “a former GRNSW board member” (?). He wants to know if “the …Read More..

Golden Easter Egg betting 2017

Golden Easter Egg betting 2017

The Group 1 Golden Easter Egg is the biggest race on the New South Wales greyhound racing calendar and is held at Wentworth Park on Easter Saturday each year. 

The first running of the Golden Easter Egg was held in …Read More..

Brett Lee and Awesome Assassin lead the charge on Egg breeding

Brett Lee and Awesome Assassin lead the charge on Egg breeding

WITH the 26th running of the Golden Easter Egg set down for this Saturday night, I thought it worth looking back at the breeding lines of the winners of the great race to see how much influence previous winners, and …Read More..

Stately Bird’s crowning Golden Easter Egg achievement

Stately Bird’s crowning Golden Easter Egg achievement

In the history of racing at Wentworth Park, which stretches back to the 1940s, there are only 10 greyhounds who have won 20 or more races at the course. Nine of those 10 have competed over the 520 metres trip …Read More..

The boys have it…for now

The boys have it…for now

WHEN searching for the potential winner of the Golden Easter Egg, the recent history of the event suggests putting a line through the female contenders, unless they happen to be truly exceptional. Seven of the last eight Egg finals have …Read More..

Background to the Ladies Bracelet

Background to the Ladies Bracelet

It was a race inaugurated by the GBOTA, who were then operating out of Harold Park, to compete with the very successful National Futurity, run by rival organisation, the NCA, at Wentworth Park. This year marks the 44th running of …Read More..

25 Years Of Golden Easter Eggs

25 Years Of Golden Easter Eggs

In some ways the Golden Easter Egg, which is now one of the premier blue-ribbon events on the racing calendar, is the indirect result of one of the most innovative and forward-thinking track managers ever seen in the sport: the …Read More..

This Week In Racing History

This Week In Racing History

MARCH 12th Feltebarb outstayed Benjamin John to win the 1969 Bulli Gold Cup by a length and half over 675 yards (617 metres) at Bulli, running a fast 36.3. Three finalists fell at the first turn. The Smoother became the …Read More..

2014 Bathurst Gold Cup Final Preview

2014 Bathurst Gold Cup Final Preview

The $12,000 to the winner Bathurst Gold Cup final takes place on Monday afternoon at 6:12pm (Race 8). Frank Hurst and Martin Hallinan train half the field between them and it was Hallinan’s Zipping Gilbert that was the fastest qualifier. …Read More..

Talented Youngsters On Display In Soldier’s Saddle Semi’s

Talented Youngsters On Display In Soldier’s Saddle Semi’s

Honouring our fallen, the Bathurst Greyhound Club stage the Soldiers Saddle series each year. The series is restricted to greyhounds with 1-5 wins, with no city wins allowed (except for maiden wins). The race carries a $10,000 first prize and …Read More..

Wagga’s Graeme Hull Memorial Cup Attracts A Stellar Field

Wagga’s Graeme Hull Memorial Cup Attracts A Stellar Field

With the glitz and glam of group racing it is an unfortunate fact that many of our country clubs get over looked- even when it is time for their major race meetings. The Wagga and District Greyhound Racing Club certainly …Read More..

Not Much Cash On The Plate

Not Much Cash On The Plate

After 13 meetings at Bendigo this month and six in the seven days leading up to the Cup, the bunny must be worn out. But it did not stop Ronan Izmir (Elite State-Adhara Izmir – a Turkish influence there?) making …Read More..

The Girls Are Set To Bounce Back Again In The Golden Easter Egg

The Girls Are Set To Bounce Back Again In The Golden Easter Egg

This year marks the 21st running of the Golden Easter Egg on loam at Wentworth Park. It is also the 24th running of the event overall. This is arguably one of the better Easter Egg final fields of recent times. …Read More..

Fabregas Kicking Goals At Stud

Fabregas Kicking Goals At Stud

It’s the perfect combination that we all desire to breed that champion we all need. Recently retired star Fabregas ticks all the right boxes when its comes to being an alluring stud dog with a group one win, near flawless …Read More..

Jason Thompson Lands Maiden Easter Egg With Don’t Knocka Him

Jason Thompson Lands Maiden Easter Egg With Don’t Knocka Him

In front of a bumper crowd, leading Victorian trainer Jason Thompson claimed his maiden victory in the Group One Macro Meats Golden Easter Egg at Wentworth Park on Saturday night with Don’t Knocka Him ($2.10). Ideally drawn from box one …Read More..

Australian Greyhound Racing Top Prizemoney Earning Records

Australian Greyhound Racing Top Prizemoney Earning Records

The Australian prizemoney records have seen rapid changes in recent years with major group 1 events now worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, including the Melbourne Cup which is the world’s richest greyhound event at $420,000-to-the-winner. With the constant flux …Read More..

Yes, No, Maybe?

Yes, No, Maybe?

Good to hear from some readers about the quality of our tracks, but we would like to see more comments. We have plenty of time before all the hard figures come in and we can start drawing conclusions. Some suggestions …Read More..

Greyhound Racing’s Blind Spot

Greyhound Racing’s Blind Spot

The tenth anniversary of a significant occasion is upon us. It was in August 2001 that those in power fiddled with the Wentworth Park track by re-shaping the rail on the first turns for both 520m and 720m trips. Apparently, …Read More..

McDonald Sets New Record For Bathurst Gold Cup

McDonald Sets New Record For Bathurst Gold Cup

NSW trainer of the Year, Rod McDonald will be looking to emulate his 2009 and 2010 Bathurst Gold Cup (520m) victories next Monday (April 4) after qualifying three runners yesterday (March 28) for this year’s $15,000 final. With wins to …Read More..

Monday 24th May 2010

Monday 24th May 2010

Greyhound Box Draw For Wentworth Park – Monday 24th May 2010 Race No. 1Rapidvite Nowra To City Final07:10PM (NSWtime) Grade 5 event over 520 Metres at Wentworth park Of $4,550 Prizemoney. 1st: $3,200 2nd: $680 3rd: $320 Unplaced: $50. No.NameGradeFormBestLastTrainer …Read More..

Ladies Bracelet Final Saturday 8th May 2010

Ladies Bracelet Final Saturday 8th May 2010

2010 Group 2 Ladies Bracelet Final Open To The Best 32 Female Greyhounds Nominated $25,000 To The Final Winner Wentworth Park, NSW Race No. 8Evans & Son Jeweller L Bracelet09:57PM (NSWtime) Special Event event over 520 Metres at Wentworth park …Read More..

Saturday 8th May 2010

Saturday 8th May 2010

Greyhound Box Draw For Wentworth Park – Saturday 8th May 2010 Race No. 1De Bortoli Wines Stake07:27PM (NSWtime) Grade 5 event over 520 Metres at Wentworth park Of $6,350 Prizemoney. 1st: $4,200 2nd: $1,200 3rd: $600 Unplaced: $50. No.NameGradeFormBestLastTrainer 1YOUR …Read More..

Cindeen Shelby Gets Coveted Red Box For Ladies Bracelet Final

Cindeen Shelby Gets Coveted Red Box For Ladies Bracelet Final

Four heats of the Group 2 Ladies Bracelet event over 520 metres at Wentworth Park produced top shelf greyhound racing and an exciting final beckons for next Saturday night. The winner of Saturday’s final will receive $25,000 and a magnificent …Read More..

Sparkling Fields For Ladies Bracelet Heats

Sparkling Fields For Ladies Bracelet Heats

Heats of this year’s Evans and Son Jeweller Ladies Bracelet are the highlight of this Saturday’s program at Wentworth Park. “We are delighted with the response from trainers which has resulted in the programming of four quality heats on Saturday …Read More..

Ladies Bracelet Heats Saturday 1st May 2010

Ladies Bracelet Heats Saturday 1st May 2010

2010 Group 2 Ladies Braceklet Heats/h2> Open To The Best 32 Female Greyhounds Nominated $25,000 To The Final Winner Wentworth Park, NSW Race No. 5Evans&son Jeweller Braclet H108:50PM (NSWtime) Special Event event over 520 Metres at Wentworth park Of $8,250 …Read More..

Saturday 1st May 2010

Saturday 1st May 2010

Greyhound Box Draw For Wentworth Park – Saturday 1st May 2010 Race No. 1Globe Memorial Stake07:27PM (NSWtime) Mixed event over 720 Metres at Wentworth park Of $6,800 Prizemoney. 1st: $4,500 2nd: $1,300 3rd: $650 Unplaced: $50. No.NameGradeFormBestLastTrainer 1SNOOKY PIE16226T N …Read More..

Monday 12th April 2010

Monday 12th April 2010

Wentworth Park – Monday 12th April 2010 Race No. 1Hesa Felon @ Stud Bpaws H107:11PM (NSWtime) Grade 5 event over 520 Metres at Wentworth park Of $4,550 Prizemoney. 1st: $3,200 2nd: $680 3rd: $320 Unplaced: $50. No.NameGradeFormBestLastTrainer 1QUICKLEE TOMMY52658T Richards …Read More..

Saturday 3rd April 2010

Saturday 3rd April 2010

Wentworth Park – Saturday 3rd April 2010 Race No. 1Afgbota Trophy07:27PM (NSWtime) Grade 5 event over 520 Metres at Wentworth park Of $6,350 Prizemoney. 1st: $4,200 2nd: $1,200 3rd: $600 Unplaced: $50. No.NameGradeFormBestLastTrainer 1CAWBOURNE JAKE14643A J Lord (Cawdor) 2MEGA PIXEL23251R …Read More..

 

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