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National Derby betting

National Derby

The National Derby is the most sought after age-restricted event in NSW and is held at the state’s premier track, Wentworth Park. The Derby is a group 1 feature, run over 520m, with the event offering $75,000-to-the-winner. The Derby is …Read More..

Topcat Video Cups’ surprisingly wide victory margins

Topcat Video Cups’ surprisingly wide victory margins

WHEN the new staying sensation Burn One Down streeted his rivals by a massive nine lengths in taking out the final of the Topcat Video Cup (Group 3) over 725 metres at the Meadows on September 24, the focus, naturally …Read More..

Talking Breeding: regally bred litter look to be a bit magical

Black Magic Opal

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..

Talking Breeding: Former Easter Egg winner has nice litter in VIC

THIS week’s review of litters selected from the Victorian Litter Registrations list for the week ending June 28, begins with a nice litter of nine pups by the 2012 Golden Easter Egg winner, Don’t Knocka Him (November 2009 Knocka Norris …Read More..

Talking Breeding: Above All’s legacy to live on through his pups

Above All

THIS week’s review of litters selected from the Victorian Litter Registrations list for the week ending June 8 starts with a nice litter of 10 pups by the ill-fated Group 1 winner, Above All (July 2012 Magic Sprite x Kara …Read More..

McKenna Memorial betting

McKenna Memorial betting

The McKenna Memorial is a group 2 event run and won at Sandown Park in Victoria. The race is conducted over the testing 595m trip, giving some of the sport’s most brilliant middle distance campaigners the chance to land a …Read More..

Superstayers betting

Superstayers betting

The Superstayers is a listed, invitation only event run over the 710m trip at Albion Park in Queensland. The staying feature is one of the highlights of the Brisbane winter carnival and is run in June, two weeks after the …Read More..

Talking breeding: Buck Fever-Reverberate litter top of class

Brett Lee betting

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..

Sandown Cup betting

Sandown Cup betting

The Sandown Cup is Australia’s most prestigious staying event and is run over the 715m trip at Sandown Park. The race is also the richest long-distance event on the greyhound racing calendar, offering a massive $175,000 to the winner in …Read More..

Talking breeding: Could this litter be a gold earner?

Fabregas

THIS week’s review of litters selected from the NSW Whelping Report for the week ending December 17, 2015 starts with two litters registered by Churchable breeder, Casey Dargusch, with a total of 16 pups. The first of the two litters …Read More..

Talking breeding: 2012 Easter Egg winner’s litter to impress

Talking breeding: 2012 Easter Egg winner’s litter to impress

THIS week’s review of litters selected from the NSW Whelping Report for the week ending November 30, 2015 starts with a nice litter of 11 pups by the 2012 Golden Easter Egg winner, Don’t Knocka Him (November 2009 Knocka Norris …Read More..

Talking Breeding: Collision litter of 11 a Moonshine special

Talking Breeding: Collision litter of 11 a Moonshine special

THIS week’s review of litters selected from the NSW Whelping Report for the week ending November 15, 2015 starts with a nice litter of eleven pups by the extremely successful, veteran Australian sire, Collision (August 2001 Brett Lee x Rumble …Read More..

Association Cup betting

Association Cup betting

DISTANCE racing requires a special animal which needs exactly the right combination of speed, stamina and heart to make it to the top level. Few races prove this theory better than the Association Cup, the biggest staying race within NSW, …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..

Group 3 Dapto Maiden tips – Fantastic Dotty primed for glory

BOOM youngster Fantastic Dotty will be aiming to take her imposing record to three wins from as many starts when she exits box two in Thursday night’s Group 2 Dapto Maiden. The beautifully bred daughter of Goodesy and Light Fantastic, …Read More..

Wentworth Park’s National Distance Championship history

THIS year marks a synergy for Wentworth Park as it will host its eighth National Distance Championship final, on the same night it hosts its eighth National Sprint Championship decider. The first National Distance Championship took place in 1969, four …Read More..

The last long-distance McKenna Memorial fell to a versatile champ

The last long-distance McKenna Memorial fell to a versatile champ

IN 2010 the long-standing John McKenna Memorial was first run over the middle distance of 595 metres at Sandown Park. Previously, the Group 2 event had been conducted over the stayers’ journey from its inauguration in 1971 until 2009. The …Read More..

2015 Group Two Summer Distance Plate tips & betting preview

2015 Group Two Summer Distance Plate tips & betting preview

THE final of the Group Two Summer Distance Plate will be run and won this Saturday night at Wentworth Park, with some outstanding staying greyhounds engaged. Robert Britton’s Space Star has been made the $1.40 favourite, after a sensational performance …Read More..

Azzopardi unleashes powerful team for Paws Of Thunder

Azzopardi unleashes powerful team for Paws Of Thunder

LONDONDERRY trainer Anthony Azzopardi hopes his talented team of chasers can represent the locals well when they contest Saturday night’s heats of the Group One Paws Of Thunder at Wentworth Park. Azzopardi will have four runners on a night where …Read More..

2014 Group One Sale Cup Heat Preview

2014 Group One Sale Cup Heat Preview

Six heats of the Group One Sale Cup will be held tomorrow night over the testing 650 metre trip. Worth $75,000 to the winner, the Sale Cup was first run 1968 with some stars of the track featuring on the …Read More..

This Week In Racing History

This Week In Racing History

December 10 Melbourne celebrated the popular new sport of greyhound racing behind a mechanical lure with the opening of the White City circuit at Tottenham in 1927. Victorian sprinter Zazziam used box one to full effect and took out the …Read More..

Dapiran Has Her First Taste Of Group Glory

Dapiran Has Her First Taste Of Group Glory

Bethany Dapiran has had a weekend to remember, landing her first Group win as a trainer when Zipping Rory led all the way in the Group Three Summer Cup at Wentworth Park on Saturday night. 
 The red fawn son …Read More..

2014 Group Three Summer Cup Final Preview

2014 Group Three Summer Cup Final Preview

Champion bitch Sweet It Is will highlight the field for the Group Three 2014 Summer Cup at Wentworth Park on Saturday night. She will look to emulate her feat from the Bold Trease a fortnight ago and add another black …Read More..

The Big One

The Big One

Friday’s Melbourne Cup favourite Keybow is priced at $2.00 to $2.40 depending on where you look, mostly due to its box draw on the rails. On the night, the shorter of those is more likely due to the weight of …Read More..

2014 Sandown Shootout Field Released

2014 Sandown Shootout Field Released

The Sandown Shootout has been won by some of the nation’s best greyhounds since WA star Reggemite took out the inaugural running back in 1998. Go Wild Teddy, Bombastic Shiraz, Whisky Assassin, Mantra Lad and Velocette are just some of …Read More..

2014 Group Three Sydney Cup Final Preview

2014 Group Three Sydney Cup Final Preview

Eight stayers will vie to become a part of over 50 years of greyhound racing history on Saturday night when the Group Three Sydney Cup is run at Wentworth Park. The test of stamina over the 720 metre trip was …Read More..

2014 Group Three Sydney Cup Field Decided

2014 Group Three Sydney Cup Field Decided

Zipping Rory made the most of a small field to set the time standard in the heats of the 2014 Group Three Sydney Cup at Wentworth Park on Saturday night. The Bethany Dapiran trained son of Mantra Lad and Cho …Read More..

2014 Group Three Top Cat Video Final Preview

2014 Group Three Top Cat Video Final Preview

What better way to close the curtain on AFL Grand Final day than with some Group racing over the half-mile at The Meadows. $25,000 awaits the winner of the Group Three 2014 Top Cat Video final which features not only …Read More..

2014 Group Three Chairman’s Cup Preview

2014 Group Three Chairman’s Cup Preview

Wentworth Park will be the stage for the clash of Australia’s staying Queens on Saturday evening when Xylia Allen and Sweet It Is go toe-to-toe in the Group Three Chairman’s Cup. It will be the 30th running of the race …Read More..

Background To The National Distance Championship

Background To The National Distance Championship

This year’s National Distance Championship final, of course, holds especial interest in seeing whether champion all-distance bitch Xylia Allen can break Miata’s prize money winning record. No easy task, especially given that the race is a bit of a hoodoo …Read More..

 

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