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