Hume Cup

Bold Trease Post Mortem

Bold Trease Post Mortem

On Wednesday I made a few comments about the possibilities in the four Bold Trease heats at Sandown. Primarily, I was concerned that many starters were backing up too quickly from previous runs. “Of the 32 dogs drawn, 20 have …Read More..

2014 Group One Melbourne Cup Heats Preview

2014 Group One Melbourne Cup Heats Preview

It is the Group One that every greyhound participant wants to win and they get a chance again as the heats of the Melbourne Cup take place at Sandown Park on Thursday night. As expected, the eight heats are brimming …Read More..

A Sad But Timely Warning

A Sad But Timely Warning

There used to be a time long ago when horses failing, or even doing well, in the Melbourne Cup were never much good any more. The tough 3200m was too much, especially for the majority which had no experience over …Read More..

My Bro Fabio Wins 2014 Group One Hume Cup In Devastating Fashion

My Bro Fabio Wins 2014 Group One Hume Cup In Devastating Fashion

Winning a Group One race is quite an achievement, but few ever do it as dominantly as the Brooke Ennis trained My Bro Fabio did when he took out the 2014 Hume Cup at The Meadows on Monday night. He …Read More..

2014 Group One Hume Cup Final Preview

2014 Group One Hume Cup Final Preview

Middle distance racing may not often be the stage where the greats of the sport forge their names, but a quick look at the honour roll of the Hume Cup leaves you under no illusions about the quality of greyhound …Read More..

PM Offers Advice From Canberra

PM Offers Advice From Canberra

The Prime Minister is calling for a debate and a compromise between the federal and state governments about the way they work with each other and how they spend money on such things as health services or how they collect …Read More..

Cachia In Hope Of Four Paw Glory In Group Two All Star

Cachia In Hope Of Four Paw Glory In Group Two All Star

It’s needless to say that group racing is an exciting time. The atmosphere is full, stakes are high and the competition is fierce and this is exactly what Cannington has to look forward to tonight in the Group Two All …Read More..

2014 Group One Hume Cup Heats Preview

2014 Group One Hume Cup Heats Preview

The cream of Australia’s middle distance racing crop will dominate the program at The Meadows on Saturday night when seven heats of the Group One Hume Cup take place. The final will be held next week with $75,000 awaiting connections …Read More..

For The Love of The Dogs – The Stuhmcke Story

For The Love of The Dogs – The Stuhmcke Story

In times of disaster individuals can still find hope. And so it was on 11th of January 2011 – on a day when friends and family lost four of their houses, Tammy Stuhmcke had just whelped her first litter of …Read More..

Xylia Allen Returns As Champion Of Our Sport

Xylia Allen Returns As Champion Of Our Sport

Sandown Park’s landmark Superdog series got into swing Thursday night with an incredible card of racing that included three feature finals and eight Melbourne Cup preludes. The main event of the night was Sandown Shootout, which is always an entertaining …Read More..

Bold Trease The Next Target For Bravo’s Brave Boy

Bold Trease The Next Target For Bravo’s Brave Boy

After a surprise victory in the Group 1 Hume Cup on Melbourne Cup eve, grand old campaigner Alpe D’Huez will be chasing further Group glory when he tackles his next assignment- the Group 1 Bold Trease Carnival Cup heats next …Read More..

This Week In Racing History 5th November- 11th November

This Week In Racing History 5th November- 11th November

5th The 2007 City of Hume Cup, run over 725 metres at the Meadows, resulted in a quinella for Queensland with Technoman defeating compatriot Miss Brook by a length and a half. Tasmanian Just Jethro defeated Destini Fireball in 34.59 …Read More..

Silver Bullet And Hume Cup Steal The Spotlight

Silver Bullet And Hume Cup Steal The Spotlight

The traditional Melbourne Cup-eve meeting at The Meadows always brings back memories of when Monday nights were on par with Thursday as the premier greyhound fixture. With the Silver Bullet providing that exciting link between the Topgun and the Melbourne …Read More..

Bravo’s Triple Shot At Group Glory

Bravo’s Triple Shot At Group Glory

Kelly Bravo may be in for a prosperous fortnight, with a strong hand in two different feature races around the nation. This Saturday the Lovely Banks conditioner will line up underrated stayer Alpe D’Huez in the Group 1 Hume Cup …Read More..

Cyclone Simone Storms Her Way Into The Spotlight

Cyclone Simone Storms Her Way Into The Spotlight

Londonderry trainer Majella Ferguson is on the comeback from a quiet few months in the training department, with a small kennel that is certainly proving to be a case of quality over quantity. Exciting prospect Cyclone Simone has made an …Read More..

Group 1 Stayers Play Out The Undercard At The Meadows

Group 1 Stayers Play Out The Undercard At The Meadows

While the majority of attention at The Meadows on Saturday night was firmly placed towards Topgun, there were six heats held of what is usually a very entertaining and quite unique series – The Group 1 Hume Cup. With the …Read More..

Delbridge Set To Dominate Maturity Classic Semi Finals

Delbridge Set To Dominate Maturity Classic Semi Finals

Balliang trainer Mark Delbridge is hoping that his dynamic duo Tomac Bale and Allen Makoto can make it one step closer to snaring his first group one triumph when they tackle the semi-finals of the Hudson Pacific Maturity Classic at …Read More..

Miata Chases A Fourth Group 1 In Bold Trease Final

Miata Chases A Fourth Group 1 In Bold Trease Final

Super star Miata reminded greyhound fans everywhere why she is the country’s best stayer with a brilliant win in her heat of the Solo Bold Trease at Sandown Park tonight. Making her first start at the Lightwood Road circuit since …Read More..

Tassie Star Jethro Powers To Group 1 Hume Cup Glory

Tassie Star Jethro Powers To Group 1 Hume Cup Glory

The freakishly talented Jethro overcame a slow start and a poor draw to claim this year’s Group 1 Hume Cup at The Meadows on Melbourne Cup eve. Drawn in box five in a quality field, the son of Head Bound …Read More..

Tassie Star Jethro The One To Beat In Hume Cup Final

Tassie Star Jethro The One To Beat In Hume Cup Final

The Kel Greenough-trained Jethro looks the greyhound to beat in the Group 1 Hume Cup at The Meadows on Melbourne Cup eve after a stunning eight and three quarter length heat win in 34.59. The son of Head Bound and …Read More..

David Bale & Graeme Bate Reign Supreme In Topgun Upset

David Bale & Graeme Bate Reign Supreme In Topgun Upset

Rank outsider David Bale ($31.20) caused one of the biggest boilovers in Group 1 history, running down kennelmate Desalle Bale in the shadows of the post to win the Sky Racing Topgun at The Meadows in 29.92. Starting from box …Read More..

Group 1 Hume Cup Heats This Saturday Night

Group 1 Hume Cup Heats This Saturday Night

It’s a Group racing bonanza at The Meadows this Saturday night with the running of the Group 1 Topgun and six heats of the Group 1 Hume Cup over 600 metres. This year’s Hume Cup series is worth $75,000 to …Read More..

Shintaro Puts Them To The Sword In Hume Cup Final

Shintaro Puts Them To The Sword In Hume Cup Final

The underrated Shintaro Samurai ($14.70) upset some of his more fancied rivals to win the Group 2 City Of Hume Cup over 600 metres at The Meadows in front of a packed Cup eve crowd. The son of Collide and …Read More..

Rewind The One To Beat In Melbourne Cup Eve Silver Bullet

Rewind The One To Beat In Melbourne Cup Eve Silver Bullet

The in-form Rewind looks the greyhound to beat despite drawing box four in the Radio Sport National Silver Bullet over 525 metres at The Meadows on Monday’s Melbourne Cup eve night meeting. Incidentally, if your looking for a Melbourne Cup …Read More..

Monday 31st October 2011

Monday 31st October 2011

Greyhound Box Draw For The Meadows – Monday 31st October 2011 Race No. 1Prime Time Sports07:08PM (VICtime) Grade 5 event over 600 Metres at The meadows Of $6,560 Prizemoney. 1st: $4,595 2nd: $1,310 3rd: $655. No.NameGradeFormBestLastTrainer 1INDY SON5421135.16R J Britton …Read More..

Allen Harper And Bate/Wheeler Team Strike Again For Breakthrough Topgun Glory

Allen Harper And Bate/Wheeler Team Strike Again For Breakthrough Topgun Glory

Hall Of Fame trainer Graeme Bate and the Wheeler family have combined to win their first Group 1 Sky Racing Topgun, finishing with the quinella as young gun Allen Harper ($7.40) scored a four-length victory over kennelmate Radley Bale in …Read More..

Stars Draw Well For Group 2 City Of Hume Cup Final

Stars Draw Well For Group 2 City Of Hume Cup Final

Fastest heat winners McDoom and Lektra Jay have drawn side by side in boxes two and three in Monday-week’s Group 2 City of Hume Cup final over 600 metres at The Meadows. Both greyhounds won their respective heats in a …Read More..

Flash Of Light’s Hume Cup Final At The Meadows For Delbridge

Flash Of Light’s Hume Cup Final At The Meadows For Delbridge

The Mark Delbridge-trained Flash Of Light ($4.30f) recorded the fourth Group victory of her career with an all-the-way win in the highly anticipated Group 2 City of Hume Cup over 600 metres at The Meadows on Monday night. Amazingly, it …Read More..

Monday 1st November 2010

Monday 1st November 2010

Greyhound Box Draw For The Meadows – Monday 1st November 2010 Race No. 1Prime Time Sports Ht107:08PM (VICtime) Grade 5 Heat event over 525 Metres at The meadows Of $6,000 Prizemoney. 1st: $4,200 2nd: $1,200 3rd: $600. No.NameGradeFormBestLastTrainer 1JUSTUS BALE53835G …Read More..

Hume Cup Final Monday 1st November 2010

Hume Cup Final Monday 1st November 2010

2010 Group 2 Hume Cup Final Monday 1st November 2010 Greyhounds Qualified Through The Hume Cup Heats Saturday 23rd October 2010 Open To The Best Greyhounds Nominated $30,000 To The Final Winner The Meadows, Vic Race No. 8City Of Hume …Read More..

 

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