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Burn One Down silences Pringle’s critics by winning the Zoom Top

David Pringle

WHEN David Pringle took star broodbitch Fancy Jaffa to his underrated sire Buck Fever, there were plenty of knockers who were quick to tell the Clergate breeder that he had made a massive mistake. However, those critics were silenced once …Read More..

Burn One Down bursts through for first group 1 in Zoom Top

Wentworth Park

BURN One Down broke through for his first group 1 triumph on Saturday night when claiming the invitation-only Zoom Top (725m) at The Meadows. Stepping from box two as the $1.45 favourite, the black dog found interference in the early …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..

Group 2 Cranbourne Cup – complete runner statistics and tips

Big Flood

ALL eyes will be on boom pup Big Flood (pictured) this Saturday night when the exciting youngster lines up in the Group 2 Cranbourne Cup (520m). Trained by champion conditioner Jason Thompson, Big Flood (3) has won nine of his …Read More..

Thompson set to make a big impact in Cranbourne Cup decider

JASON Thompson heads into Saturday’s Group 2 Cranbourne Cup (520m) with a three-pronged assault on the $47,000-to-the-winner final. The leading conditioner puts the polish on Sleek Master, Big Flood and Extreme Magic which have drawn boxes one, three and five …Read More..

Temlee betting

The Meadows

THE Temlee is a group 1 event which is run over the 525m trip at The Meadows and has grown in stature over the past decade to become one of the most sought after trophies on the greyhound racing calendar. …Read More..

Group 1 Perth Cup and Galaxy final tips and betting preview

Group 1 Perth Cup and Galaxy final tips and betting preview

THE biggest night on the Western Australia greyhound racing calendar is set to get underway this Saturday with the running of the Group 1 Perth Cup (520m) and the Group 1 Galaxy (715m). Despite a total of $250,000 set to …Read More..

Big Flood emerges as country’s best pup with stunning Sprint win

Worm Burner

BIG Flood stamped himself as one of the hottest pups in the country with a blistering triumph in Wednesday night’s Listed Australian Sprint (515m) at Sandown Park. Beginning well from box one, the Jason Thompson-trained dog was able to push …Read More..

Will the Ferrari slip into top gear in the Group 2 Warragul Cup?

ZABDON Ferrari stepped out of the shadow of his superstar kennel mate Thirty Talks with a brilliant win in a heat of the Group 2 Warragul Cup (460m) on Saturday night. Trained in Queensland by Tony Brett, Zabdon Ferrari was …Read More..

Australian Sprint & Maidment Memorial tips and betting preview

Outside Pass

AUSTRALIA Day eve is set to be a cracker at Sandown Park greyhounds, with a quality card of racing highlighted by the Listed Maidment Memorial (595m) and Australian Sprint (515m). Both features carry a $15,000 winner’s purse and are set …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..

Group 2 Laurels Classic final – heat tips and betting preview

Group 2 Laurels Classic final – heat tips and betting preview

FANTA Bale and Striker Light are the equal favourites to capture Thursday night’s Group 2 Laurels Classic (515m) at Sandown Park. Trained by Rob Britton, Fanta Bale is the proven class runner of the field, having won the Group 1 …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..

Zambora Brockie joins a special class by winning Ballarat Cup

Zambora Brockie joins a special class by winning Ballarat Cup

After overcoming the ‘hoodoo’ of box two to become only the second greyhound to take out the Ballarat Cup from that alley since 1999, Zambora Brockie became only the eighth greyhound in history to have annexed three or more Victorian …Read More..

Brisbane Cup betting

Brisbane Cup betting

The Group 1 Brisbane Cup is one of the flagship events on the Queensland greyhound racing calendar and is run over the 520m sprint trip at Albion Park. The event has been won by some of the finest chasers the …Read More..

Buck Forty storms in favouritism for Sir John Dillon final

Buck Forty storms in favouritism for Sir John Dillon final

BUCK Forty has firmed into favouritism to win the 2016 Group 3 John Dillon Memorial (595m) after a stunning win in his heat of the feature at Sandown Park on Thursday night. Trained by Jason Thompson, Buck Forty was rated …Read More..

2016 Group 1 Melbourne Cup and Bold Trease heat recap

2016 Group 1 Melbourne Cup and Bold Trease heat recap

THE final race on Melbourne Cup and Bold Trease heat night was taken out by the longest price winner of the meeting, with $30 shot Caco Potion leading all the way from box two in the final Bold Trease heat. …Read More..

2016 Group 1 Hume Cup – free tips and complete betting preview

THE group racing spotlight will shine on The Meadows on Monday night for the running of the Group 1 Hume Cup (600m). The current favourite for the event is Jason Thompson’s Buck Forty which will jump from an ideal draw …Read More..

Lanigan aims for first group win after just six weeks of training

Matt Lanigan

SWAN Hill trainer Matt Lanigan will make the long trip to Gawler this Sunday, aiming to capture his first group race just six weeks after obtaining his trainer’s licence. The 23-year-old (pictured with his father Gerald and Zipping Billy) will …Read More..

Buck Forty installed as favourite for 2016 Group 1 Hume Cup

Buck Forty installed as favourite for 2016 Group 1 Hume Cup

BUCK Forty is the favourite to win this Saturday’s Group 1 Hume Cup (600m) at The Meadows, following the running of six quality heats over the weekend. Jumping from box three in the fourth qualifier, the son of Buck Fever …Read More..

Dundee Osprey scores sensational win in Group 1 Topgun

Dundee Osprey scores sensational win in Group 1 Topgun

CLASSY sprinter Dundee Osprey stamped himself as the best greyhound in Australia with a tenacious victory in Saturday’s Group 1 Topgun (525m) at The Meadows. Taking on a sensational, invitation-only field, Dundee Osprey was fairly into stride off box eight, …Read More..

Zambora Brockie favourite to win 2016 Group 1 Topgun

Albion Park greyhounds

ZAMBORA Brockie is the favourite to win his third group 1 event on Saturday night when the lids fly open for the invitation-only Topgun (525m) at The Meadows. A son of Nitro Burst and Flying Liddy, the black dog will …Read More..

Adelaide Cup win sees Aqua Cheetah stride into Topgun contention

Adelaide Cup win sees Aqua Cheetah stride into Topgun contention

TIA Robertson experienced the biggest thrill during her time in greyhound racing last Friday night when her exciting greyhound Aqua Cheetah won the Group 1 Adelaide Cup (515m) at Angle Park. Stepping well from box three, Aqua Cheetah was able …Read More..

Jason Thompson records an amazing fourth Shepparton Cup

Jason Thompson records an amazing fourth Shepparton Cup

ON September 24, leading trainer Jason Thompson went into the final of the Group 2 Shepparton Cup with three runners and emerged victorious when Aston Bolero (box six) scored a brilliant victory over American Monster and Shima Song. Thompson’s other …Read More..

Invictus Rapid stamps himself the one to beat in Healesville Cup

Invictus Rapid stamps himself the one to beat in Healesville Cup

STAR Victorian sprinter Invictus Rapid will be the greyhound to beat in next week’s Group 2 Healesville Cup (350m) after a dominant heat victory up the straight on Sunday afternoon. Trained by leading Victorian conditioner Jason Thompson, Invictus Rapid was …Read More..

Ritza Lenny steals time honours in Group 2 Bob Payne heats

Ritza Lenny steals time honours in Group 2 Bob Payne heats

RITZA Lenny burst into calculations for this year’s Group 2 Bob Payne Sprint Sprint (520m) with a dominant heat victory at Wentworth Park on Saturday night. Jumping well from box six, the blue dog was able to work his way …Read More..

Speed Star – best match race odds and free betting preview

ALL eyes will be on Sandown Park this Thursday night for the running of the third Speed Star series. The event will see eight of the fastest greyhounds to have raced or publicly trialled at Sandown Park between June 1 …Read More..

O’Keeffe confident ahead of National Distance Championship

O’Keeffe confident ahead of National Distance Championship

RING The Bell will be aiming to land a third consecutive win for Victoria in the final of the Group 1 National Distance Championship (731m) at Angle Park on Saturday night. Trained by Gerry O’Keeffe, Ring The Bell is the …Read More..

Burn One Down appears indomitable in Victorian distance decider

Burn One Down appears indomitable in Victorian distance decider

CHAMPION greyhound trainer Jason Thompson says the ultra-impressive Burn One Down is the best stayer he has trained throughout his illustrious career. The statement comes following the black powerhouse’s stunning victory in a heat of the Victorian Distance Championship at …Read More..

Burn One Down could be Australia’s next top stayer

Burn One Down could be Australia’s next top stayer

BURN One Down stamped himself as Australia’s most promising stayer with a scintillating victory in a heat of the Victorian Distance Championship at Sandown Park on Thursday night. The talented chaser only began fairly from box seven and was kept …Read More..

 

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