PAUL Braddon will be aiming to win back-to-back editions of the Group 2 Maitland Cup (450m) next month when he makes the long drive from Cowra to the Hunter Valley with his consistent speedster Falcon’s Fury. Braddon won the showpiece …Read More..
GREYHOUND racing is very popular in New South Wales, with the state often considered as having the second top class of chasers behind Victoria. The NSW industry brings approximately $335 million in revenue to the state economy each year (based …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..
CHAMPION Queensland conditioner Tony Brett unveiled a couple of exciting youngsters on Saturday night in the heats of the Group 2 Vince Curry Memorial Maiden (520m) at Ipswich. One of those, Matthew Terrance, a son of Kiowa Mon Manny and …Read More..
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..
DEAN Swain will head to Wentworth Park on Saturday night looking to commence 2017 as sensationally as last year ended after officially being named the leading metropolitan trainer for 2016. Swain trained 46 winners at Wentworth Park throughout the year, …Read More..
SEPTEMBER 2017 will mark the 30th anniversary of the closure of Harold Park. That closure reduced Sydney city racing to just one venue, Wentworth Park, and now, three decades on, isn’t it time we gave serious consideration to letting it …Read More..
JIMMY Coyle is heading into this Saturday’s Group 3 Chairman’s Cup (720m) heats with two chances of qualifying for the $25,000 feature on September 10. Coyle owns and trains littermates Funky Punk and Tanks Punk, who have won 21 races …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..
BENTEKE will represent New South Wales in the Group 1 National Sprint Championship after scoring a determined victory in the NSW Sprint Final at Wentworth Park on Saturday night. Trained by Ruth King, Benteke was sent to the boxes as …Read More..
THE best sprinters and stayers in New South Wales will converge on Wentworth Park this Saturday night for the finals of the NSW Sprint and Distance Championships. Held over the 520m and 720m respectively, the winner of each race automatically …Read More..
THIS week’s review of litters selected from the Victorian Litter Registrations list for the week ending July 13, starts with a nice litter of eight pups by the well bred, little known sire, Al Moran (August 2016 Brett Lee x …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..
The announcement by the Baird government that it will ban greyhound racing in New South Wales starting from the beginning of July 2017 is yet another reminder of how the sport/industry failed over a long period of time both internally …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..
THIS week’s review of litters from the NSW Whelping Report for the week ending January 31, starts with a nice litter of nine pups by Golden Easter Egg winner, Cosmic Rumble (April 2007 Spiral Nikita* x Spiritual Rumble). Registered by …Read More..
The Peter Mosman Classic is an age restricted group 1 event which is run at Wentworth Park. The event is a three week series, comprised of heats, semi-finals and a final, run over the 520m trip, with the winning connections …Read More..
The Group 2 Horsham Cup is the flagship race at the Horsham track and was last run on June 12, 2016, when taken out by Zambora Brockie. The race is run over the 480m trip, with winning connections pocketing $47,000. …Read More..
THIS week’s review of litters from the NSW Whelping Report for the week ending January is starts with a litter of seven pups, registered by Illabo breeder, Peter Sims, by the outstanding stud prospect, Buck Fever (December 2009 Brett Lee …Read More..
OUTSIDE Pass will be looking for redemption on Thursday night when she lines up in a heat of the Group 1 Sapphire Crown (515m) at Sandown Park. Trained in Queensland by Tony Apap, Outside Pass was far from disgraced at …Read More..
The Group 2 WA Derby is an age restricted race for male greyhounds, run at Cannington over 520m. The 2016 edition was run on Saturday May 21, with Shell Shocked picking up the $40,000 winner’s cheque. Betting on the Group …Read More..
FOUR heats of the Group 3 Ladies Bracelet (520m) are set to be held at Wentworth Park on Saturday night, open to the best 32 female greyhounds, plus reserves. The series has attracted a strong bunch of greyhounds in pursuit …Read More..