John Finn

The King of Wentworth Park Bessy Boo retired

The King of Wentworth Park Bessy Boo retired

NEW South Wales superstar Bessy Boo has been retired after tearing a back muscle at Wentworth Park on Friday night. Trained at Londonderry by Christine and Alan Proctor, Bessy Boo was having his 158th start and was remarkably still able …Read More..

Talking breeding: College Causeway a road to success

College Causeway

THIS week’s review of litters selected from the Victorian Litter Registrations list for the week ending May 25, begins with a nice litter of 12 pups by the international stud success, College Causeway* (August 2006 Go Wild Teddy x College …Read More..

Lioness Lulu looking to cement her place in history in Gold Cup

Lioness Lulu looking to cement her place in history in Gold Cup

VICTORIAN stayer Lioness Lulu will be looking to become the eighth individual, but only the second Victorian-trained stayer, to take the Association Cup-Wentworth Park Gold Cup double when she exits a very suitable box eight in the final of the …Read More..

Britton hoping to extend his spot at the top of the Thunder tree

Britton hoping to extend his spot at the top of the Thunder tree

CHAMPION Victorian trainer Robert Britton is looking to win the Group 1 Paws of Thunder (520 metres) for a record fourth time at Wentworth Park on Saturday night, having qualified the smart Tap Out Rose ($12 with Bet365). As most …Read More..

John Finn declared a defaulter by GRNSW

John Finn declared a defaulter by GRNSW

JOHN Finn has been declared a defaulter by Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) stewards less than two days after his wife, Melinda Finn, had her training licence suspended pending an inquiry into the discovery of Recombinant Human Erythropoietin (EPO) in urine …Read More..

Group One Paws of Thunder Heat Review & Final Box Draw

Group One Paws of Thunder Heat Review & Final Box Draw

It was somewhat of a changing of the guard on Saturday night at Wentworth Park, with the eight heats of the Group One Paws of Thunder throwing up several upsets and some heartbreak, before next weekend’s final. The first heat …Read More..

2015 Group Two Gosford Gold Cup Final Preview

2015 Group Two Gosford Gold Cup Final Preview

GOSFORD greyhound track is the place to be this Friday night, with the running of the Woy Woy Poultry Gold Cup Final, with successful connections set to receive $40,000 in prize money. Last year’s event was taken out by Awesome …Read More..

Are Jip shines in Gosford Gold Cup heats

Are Jip shines in Gosford Gold Cup heats

Londonderry trainer Kristy Sultana had a memorable evening at Gosford last night, winning two of the four heats of the Group Two Gosford Gold Cup and now has a double shot at next Friday’s $40,000 to the winner final. Victorian …Read More..

Lucy Lobster Dazzles In Group One Vic Peters Classic Victory

Lucy Lobster Dazzles In Group One Vic Peters Classic Victory

Lucy Lobster is the 2014 Group One Vic Peters Classic champion, after a brilliant display from box five tonight at Wentworth Park. This impeccably bred daughter of Brett Lee and One Tree Hill gave a beautiful exhibition out in front, …Read More..

2014 Group One Vic Peters Classic Preview

2014 Group One Vic Peters Classic Preview

The finale to a superb Group One Vic Peters Classic series will be decided tonight at Wentworth Park, with all eight greyhounds capable of taking out the title and securing $75,000 for connections. Jason Fletcher will be looking to win …Read More..

Fletcher Knocking On The Door of A Group One Victory

Fletcher Knocking On The Door of A Group One Victory

Appin trainer Jason Fletcher is closer than ever to his dream of winning a Group One final, with talented sprinter Xtreme Knocka the fastest qualifier for Saturday night’s Vic Peters Classic. Exiting from box two last week, the son of …Read More..

Xtreme Knocka Sets The Standard In Group One Vic Peters Semi Finals

Xtreme Knocka Sets The Standard In Group One Vic Peters Semi Finals

Appin trainer Jason Fletcher is now a step closer to a Group One victory, after his talented youngster Xtreme Knocka recorded a blistering time of 29.56 in semi final two of the Vic Peters Classic at Wentworth Park last night. …Read More..

Azzopardi’s Vic Peters Classic Campaign On Track

Azzopardi’s Vic Peters Classic Campaign On Track

Master Londonderry trainer Anthony Azzopardi will be hoping for another repeat performance from his chasers tonight at Wentworth Park, with live chances in each of the three Group One Vic Peters Classic semi-finals. Azzopardi’s freakish greyhound Shoulders has come up …Read More..

This Week In Racing History

This Week In Racing History

October 15 Rose Moss defeated Inky Ebony by three lengths with Jagson third in the 1966 Sydney Cup final, run over 790 yards at Wentworth Park. Star South Australian bitch Bristol Miss resumed racing in 1973 in a heat of …Read More..

Wentworth Park Greyhounds Tips & Betting Preview October 11th 2014

Wentworth Park Greyhounds Tips & Betting Preview October 11th 2014

Best Bet: Centrebet is offering a $200 free bet to ARG readers. Hit them for six with a launch on Twelfth Man. Race 3: Twelfth Man Best Roughie: Race 2: Story Time Quaddie: Leg 1: 3,6,8 – Leg 2: 1,2,4,5,8 …Read More..

Ryan Family Happy In Their New Home

Ryan Family Happy In Their New Home

Patrick Ryan and his family relocated to Dilston north of Launceston on the East Tamar Highway only a few short months ago, but already they have established a training complex and entered the Tasmanian winners circle on six occasions. Originally …Read More..

This Week In Racing History

This Week In Racing History

MAY 28 Greyhound racing behind the mechanical lure began at the Epping (Harold Park) track in 1927. A crowd of 3,000 people turned out on a Saturday to watch a series of non-betting races. The events were referred to as …Read More..

This Week In Racing History

This Week In Racing History

FEBRUARY 19th Star big-track sprinter El Gazelle won a Free For All over 457 metres at Cessnock in 1973, recording his eighth successive victory. The race turned into an unofficial match race when the field was reduced to just two …Read More..

Australian Racing Greyhound Facebook Followers Show Industry Outrage At Mackay Ruling

Australian Racing Greyhound Facebook Followers Show Industry Outrage At Mackay Ruling

According to the commentary from the Australian Racing Greyhound Facebook page, the opinion regarding the decision handed down by Greyhound Racing New South Wales (GRNSW) in the Jason Mackay case is almost unanimous. When you compare the penalties given to …Read More..

This Week in Racing History

This Week in Racing History

JANUARY 15th Queensland stayer Worthy Reward annexed the 1994 Association Cup final at Wentworth Park, scoring by four lengths over Beau Rajah and Rob’s Rebel in 42.67. This set a new race record which stood until 2000. 16th Connections of …Read More..

Nine Things You Might Like To Know About The Paws Of Thunder

Nine Things You Might Like To Know About The Paws Of Thunder

This year will witness the 57th running of the Paws of Thunder, one of the longest-established age classics in New South Wales. Inaugural Running The first event took place on 14 December 1957 and was taken out by the Victorian …Read More..

Queensland Remembers – The Mick Byrne Memorial Preview

Queensland Remembers – The Mick Byrne Memorial Preview

The Mick Byrne Memorial headlines the feature racing this Thursday night at Queensland’s Albion Park. Named in his honour, the event is an annual feature on the Queensland Greyhound calendar with participants remembering the contribution of the greyhound tragic. A …Read More..

Lagoon Lowanna Looks For Success In Ladies Bracelet Final

Lagoon Lowanna Looks For Success In Ladies Bracelet Final

Cawdor mentor Sharron Webster will be hoping for one of the biggest highlights of her thirteen year involvement within the greyhound industry when she lines up Lagoon Lowanna in this week’s final of the Group Three Evans & Son Jewellers …Read More..

Girls Set To Shine In Ladies Bracelet Heats

Girls Set To Shine In Ladies Bracelet Heats

2013 Ladies Bracelet Heat One Owner Harry Markou will be hoping to continue his fantastic run of success with his ‘Love’ dogs this Saturday night when the well performed My Sweet Love lines up in the first heat of the …Read More..

Superstar Xylia Allen Set For Success In Bogie Leigh Futurity

Superstar Xylia Allen Set For Success In Bogie Leigh Futurity

Group Racing returns to Albion Park this Thursday night with the final of the Group 2 Bogie Leigh Futurity. The $40,000 to the winner final is sure to be a wonderful spectacle as trainers and owners look to have their …Read More..

The Graeme Bate Show Rolls In To Albion Park

The Graeme Bate Show Rolls In To Albion Park

Listening around the tab over the past 15 years the same comments have been bantered about by punters looking turn a profit. “Always back a Bate dog! The Bale’s always win! My mates mates uncle who follows the dogs reckons …Read More..

Punch One Out Sets New Wentworth Park Track Record

Punch One Out Sets New Wentworth Park Track Record

Following an outstanding night of racing at Wentworth Park, on Saturday night (March 23), the box draws for the Group 1 Macro Meats Golden Easter Egg (520m), Group 1 Hotham Body Repairs Association Cup (720m) and Group 3 Ambrosoli (520m …Read More..

Clay Mullens Is Greyhound Racings Newest Sensation

Clay Mullens Is Greyhound Racings Newest Sensation

22 year old Londonderry trainer Clay Mullens is rapidly becoming a formidable force in greyhound racing after just two years as a licensed trainer. Mullen’s first taste of group racing success may come earlier than expected when three of his …Read More..

Home Town Favourite Jagger Swagger Draws Well In 2013 Golden Easter Egg Semi Finals

Home Town Favourite Jagger Swagger Draws Well In 2013 Golden Easter Egg Semi Finals

Four red hot Macro Meats Golden Easter Egg Semi-Final have come together following last weekend’s ten heats. Saturday’s opening Semi-Final will include heat winners Jagger Swagger, Princess Black and Cracker Jack Lil. Second of the Semis in an extremely open …Read More..

Greyhound Racing Tips For Friday 1st February 2013

Greyhound Racing Tips For Friday 1st February 2013

National Derby. And Futurity semi’s to be run and won at the Gardens today. Sheikha, the recent Group 1 Paws of Thunder, winner headlines the cards here owned partly by Sky presenter Peter Davis, and trained by John Finn. She …Read More..

 

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