John Galea

Talking Breeding: Barcia Bale dominates with four litters

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THIS week’s review of litters selected from the Victorian Litter Registrations list for the week ending July 19, starts with two litters by Victoria’s leading metropolitan sire, Barcia Bale (March 2010 Go Wild Teddy x Princess Bale). At the end …Read More..

The Racecallers

The Racecallers

The Racecallers is a group 3 event which is run and won over the 595m trip at Sandown Park. The race is worth $25,000 to the winner, and is open to the best eight greyhounds which are nominated plus reserves. …Read More..

2016 Group 1 Rookie Rebel preview: can Cockerell cause an upset?

2016 Group 1 Rookie Rebel preview: can Cockerell cause an upset?

AUSTRALIA’S middle distance stars will get their chance to shine on Saturday night with the running of the Group 1 Rookie Rebel (600m) at The Meadows. Champion greyhound Dyna Double One is the dominant $1.30 favourite with Bet365 after coming …Read More..

2015 Group 1 Melbourne Cup heats – every runners chances analysed

ALL eyes will be on Sandown Park this Friday night with eight heats of Australia’s richest greyhound race, the $600,000 Melbourne Cup. The series is set to be the swan song for champion sprinter Fernando Bale which will be aiming …Read More..

Wheeler scores a Group 1 double- Fernando Bale & Lamia Bale shine

Wheeler scores a Group 1 double- Fernando Bale & Lamia Bale shine

FERNANDO Bale confirmed his status as Australia’s best sprinter with a stunning all-the-way display in the Group 1 Harrison-Dawson at Sandown Park on Thursday night. Stepping brilliantly from box one, the Andrea Dailly-trained greyhound was two in front at the …Read More..

2015 Group 1 Harrison Dawson – free tips, comments & preview

NAMED after two of the most prominent Chairmans of the Sandown Greyhound Racing Club, Henry Harrison and Geoff Dawson, the Harrison-Dawson will be run as a Group 1 event for the first time in 2015 when the lids fly open …Read More..

2015 Group 3 Ambrosoli tips & betting preview

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NAMED after the best caller the sport of greyhound racing has seen, the Group 3 Ambrosoli is essentially the consolation race on Golden Easter Egg night for those greyhounds which just missed a berth in the $250,000-to-the-winner feature. This year’s …Read More..

Fernando Bale & Hostile seize time honours in Group 1 GEE heats

Fernando Bale & Hostile seize time honours in Group 1 GEE heats

JUST one one hundredth of a second separated the top three victors in Saturday night’s Group 1 Golden Easter Egg heats as the best sprinters from around Australia converged on Wentworth Park for a shot at glory. 

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2015 Group 1 Golden Easter Egg, odds, tips & comments

2015 Group 1 Golden Easter Egg, odds, tips & comments

THIS Saturday night, Wentworth Park will host 10 heats of the 2015 Group 1 Golden Easter Egg. The top three from each heat plus the two fastest fourths will progress through to next week’s semi-finals before the $250,000 to-the-winner decider …Read More..

Luca Neveelk scores a sensational victory in 2015 Australian Cup

Luca Neveelk scores a sensational victory in 2015 Australian Cup

LUCA Neveelk has given Gerald Kleeven his first win at Group 1 level after nearly 50 years in the greyhound racing industry, taking out Saturday’s Australian Cup at The Meadows. The blue chaser began uncharacteristically slow by his standards from …Read More..

2015 Group 1 Australian Cup tips & betting preview

2015 Group 1 Australian Cup tips & betting preview

THE 2015 Group 1 Australian Cup will be run and won at The Meadows on Saturday night offering a whopping $250,000 to winning connections. The series attracted some of the best greyhounds in the country, but there were plenty of …Read More..

Upsets galore in 2015 Group 1 Australian Cup heats

Upsets galore in 2015 Group 1 Australian Cup heats

THE heats of the 2015 Group 1 Australian Cup looked to offer a sensational night of racing on paper and, despite the wild Melbourne weather, when the lids flew open that is exactly what we got. While the series contained …Read More..

2015 Group 1 Rookie Rebel tips & betting preview

2015 Group 1 Rookie Rebel tips & betting preview

THE Group 1 Rookie Rebel will give Australia’s best middle distance stars the chance to shine on the big stage as they all compete for a slice of the $75,000 winner’s cheque. Amazingly, half of the field are sired by …Read More..

Azza Azza Azza annihilates competition in Shepparton Cup final

Azza Azza Azza annihilates competition in Shepparton Cup final

AZZA Azza Azza has arrived. The son of Collision and Alotta Mojo won tonight’s Group 2 Shepparton Gold Cup in devastating fashion to take his career earnings past the $100,000 mark after earning connections $45,000 with tonight’s victory. It was …Read More..

2015 Group 2 Shepparton Cup final tips & betting preview

2015 Group 2 Shepparton Cup final tips & betting preview

THE 2015 Shepparton Gold Cup will give some of the best chasers in the land a chance to add $45,000 and a Group 2 title to the trophy cabinet. An amazing spread of established group performers and up and coming …Read More..

Azza Azza Azza sizzles in Shepparton Cup heat

Azza Azza Azza sizzles in Shepparton Cup heat

THERE is no doubt that Victoria is the home of country cups racing and with $45,000 on offer to the winner of Sunday’s Group 2 Shepparton Gold Cup, the trend continues. Monday’s heats unearthed a new generation of superstars which …Read More..

ARG rates the Temlee, Rookie Rebel and Zoom Top invitees

ARG rates the Temlee, Rookie Rebel and Zoom Top invitees

Fifty-three invitations have been sent out for the three Group 1 races on February 21: the Temlee (525m), Rookie Rebel (600m) and Zoom Top (725m), all of which will be run and won at The Meadows. Twenty-six greyhounds have been …Read More..

Ronray Spirit goes all the way in 2015 Warragul Cup

Ronray Spirit goes all the way in 2015 Warragul Cup

THE 2015 Warragul Cup was taken out in superb fashion in 25.78 by the Terrence Reid-trained Ronray Spirit (8) from a gallant Luca Neveelk (1). The first surprise in the race was Luca Neveelk being clearly crossed early by Jubilea …Read More..

2015 Group Two Warragul Cup final preview

2015 Group Two Warragul Cup final preview

FIRST run in 1956, the Warragul Cup has been won by some true champions. Names such as Tempix, Chariot Supreme, Hotshot, Carlisle Jack and El Grand Señor are on the honour roll and on Friday night another star will carve …Read More..

2014 Group Two Laurels Classic Final Preview

2014 Group Two Laurels Classic Final Preview

The Group Two Laurels Classic takes centre stage at Sandown Park tomorrow afternoon and it looks to be a great race with a number of talented bitches engaged. There isn’t much difference between any of the runners time wise so …Read More..

Lady Ronray Primed To Steele The Laurels Classic

Lady Ronray Primed To Steele The Laurels Classic

Lady Ronray will be the sole NSW representative when she exits box seven in this Sunday’s Group Two Laurels Classic at Sandown Park. Trained at Menangle Park by Ray Steele and owned by his wife Irena, Lady Ronray is one …Read More..

This Week in Racing History

This Week in Racing History

MAY 14 Josh won the 1949 Easter Stake, run over 800 yards (732 metres) on the loam track at Harold Park. Josh scored by a neck from Be Faithful, who had been knocked back to last at the start, running …Read More..

2014 Group 2 Horsham Cup Preview

2014 Group 2 Horsham Cup Preview

The strength of the Victorian Country Cups circuit goes on display again this Saturday night when the final of the Group Two 2014 Horsham Cup takes place. Four quality heats were held last Tuesday over the demanding 480 metre trip, …Read More..

Warrior King Rules In Horsham Cup Heats

Warrior King Rules In Horsham Cup Heats

A loam scorching win by Warrior King was the highlight of four heats of the 2014 Group Two Horsham Cup on Tuesday night. The Brooke Ennis trained dog ran a rapid 26.75 to set the time standard for Saturday night’s …Read More..

John Galea Receives Six Month Suspension For Positive Swab

John Galea Receives Six Month Suspension For Positive Swab

Following advice from Racing Analytical Services Laboratory, the Stewards of Greyhound Racing Victoria conducted an investigation into the results of a post-race urine sample taken from greyhound ‘Gaelic Melody’ at the Warragul Greyhound Racing Club meeting held on Thursday, 22 …Read More..

This Week in Racing History

This Week in Racing History

FEBRUARY 12th Arabian Dixie, aged six years and one month, scored at Newcastle in 1949, her fourth victory at the track. It took her overall record to nine wins and 10 placings from just 32 starts. Arabian Dixie had broken …Read More..

Twelve Things You Don’t Know About The Hobart Thousand

Twelve Things You Don’t Know About The Hobart Thousand

2013 will see the 77th running of the Hobart Thousand, arguably Australia’s longest-running feature event. I say ‘arguably’ because while the Hobart Thousand, which started simply as the Hobart Cup in 1935, has been almost continuous (only missing two years …Read More..

Dyna Lachlan, El Grand Senor Pups Fetch Top Dollar At Ready2Race Auction

Dyna Lachlan, El Grand Senor Pups Fetch Top Dollar At Ready2Race Auction

Bendigo was the place to be last weekend with the second version of the Ready2Race auction taking place at Lord’s Raceway. GRV’s premier greyhound sale has been highly marketed since Kiss Me Ketut won the $20,000 Ready2Race final and followed …Read More..

Australian Greyhound Racing Top Prizemoney Earning Records

Australian Greyhound Racing Top Prizemoney Earning Records

The Australian prizemoney records have seen rapid changes in recent years with major group 1 events now worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, including the Melbourne Cup which is the world’s richest greyhound event at $420,000-to-the-winner. With the constant flux …Read More..

Greyhound Racing Tips For Wednesday 18th November 2009

Greyhound Racing Tips For Wednesday 18th November 2009

Greyhound Racing Tips for Wednesday 18th November 2009 with Tips tonight from The Meadows (Victoria), Geelong (Victoria), The Gardens (New South Wales), Ipswich (Queensland) and Cannington (West Australia). The regular meetings are all arse about due to the Great Chase …Read More..

 

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