INJURY plagued sprinter El Magnifico returned to the track in brilliant style on Saturday night, winning the opening heat of the Group 2 Cyril Rowe Cup (472m) at Bulli. The Julie Fletcher-trained dog was sent to the boxes as the …Read More..
GREYHOUND racing is very popular in New South Wales, with the state often considered as having the second top class of chasers behind Victoria. The NSW industry brings approximately $335 million in revenue to the state economy each year (based …Read More..
PANTERA Nera is poised to capture his second Tasmanian feature after scoring an emphatic victory in a semi-final of the Group 2 Launceston Cup (515m) on Monday night. Trained in Victoria by Gavin Burke, Pantera Nera (pictured after winning his …Read More..
BIG Daddy Bee has upstaged a sensational field to take out the Group 1 National Derby (520m) at Wentworth Park on Saturday night. Jumping fairly from box one, the brindle dog was able to stalk Nangar Rock (box five) through …Read More..
SOME of the finest young greyhounds will be in action at Wentworth Park on Saturday night with the running of the Group 1 National Derby and the Group 1 National Futurity. Both events, worth $75,000, are age-restricted, open to greyhounds …Read More..
DESPITE shocking his trainer when taking out a heat of the Group 1 National Derby (520m) last weekend, Nangar Rock looms as one of the best local hopes in the $75,000-to-the-winner final at Wentworth Park on Saturday night. Starting from …Read More..
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..
Greyhound Box Draw For Wentworth Park – Saturday, 4 February 2017 Race No. 1Wentworthpark.com.au Stks7:27 PM 5 event over 520 metres at Wentworth park Of $7,380 Prizemoney. 1st: $4,800 2nd: $1,480 3rd: $1,100. No.NameGradeFormBestLastTrainer 1NOTORIOUS ONE313730.34Mark Gatt 2ZIPPING MONTANA632130.61Ronald Bell …Read More..
The National Futurity is an age-restricted event open only to bitches and run simultaneously with the National Derby, a series open to male greyhounds. The race has been run in NSW for more than half a century and has been taken …Read More..
LIGHTNING Frank looks the greyhound to beat in next Saturday’s Group 1 National Derby (520m) after a sublime win in his heat of the feature at Wentworth Park on the weekend. The Victorian chaser started from box three in the …Read More..
VICTORIAN speedster Up Hill Jill is the favourite to win this year’s Group 1 National Futurity ahead of four cracking heats at Wentworth Park this Saturday night. The David Geall-trained bitch is the $4.50 top elect with Bet365 to claim …Read More..
FALCON’S Fury looms as the leading NSW chance at this year’s Group 1 National Derby (520m) following an impressive third in the Paws of Thunder at Wentworth Park on Saturday night. Trained at Cowra by Paul Braddon, Falcon’s Fury was only fairly …Read More..
SHIMA Bar gave owner-breeder partners Bob Cummings and David Gleeson their second group 1 triumph on Saturday night when taking out the final of the Paws of Thunder (520m) at Wentworth Park. Trained by Andrea Dailly, Shima Bar was fairly …Read More..
TEAM Dailly have started the new year with a bang, with Shima Bar taking out the Group 1 Paws of Thunder final at Wentworth Park on Saturday night. Drawn beautifully in box one, Shima Bar was able to stalk the …Read More..
The Silver Chief Classic was first inaugurated in Melbourne in 1964 and was meant to rival the National Derby, the age classic begun by the National Coursing Association a year earlier. Over the course of its history it has occasionally …Read More..
WILTON trainer John Little will be aiming to secure his first group trophy in more than six decades within the sport when Black Hole Sun contests Tuesday night’s Group 2 Gosford Gold Cup (515m). The two-year-old pup will jump from …Read More..
Greyhound Box Draw For Wentworth Park – Wednesday, 4 January 2017 Race No. 1Aus Day Eve Party 25/1 Stks7:05 PM 4/5 event over 520 metres at Wentworth park Of $4,300 Prizemoney. 1st: $2,800 2nd: $860 3rd: $640. No.NameGradeFormBestLastTrainer 1BLUE MCQUEEN172530.18Shane …Read More..
ZAMBORA Brockie is the $2.15 favourite with William Hill to take out Friday night’s Group 2 Ballarat Cup (450m) after his impressive 25.13 heat victory last week. Starting from box four, the son of Nitro Burst and Flying Liddy pinged …Read More..
SHADOW Treasurer Ryan Park will be a special guest at Dapto on Thursday night as the NSW Labor Party continues to throw its support behind the NSW greyhound racing industry. Park, who is also the member for Keira, was born …Read More..
JIMMY Coyle is heading into this Saturday’s Group 3 Chairman’s Cup (720m) heats with two chances of qualifying for the $25,000 feature on September 10. Coyle owns and trains littermates Funky Punk and Tanks Punk, who have won 21 races …Read More..
FOUR finalists have been announced for the 2015/2016 Victorian Greyhound of the Year, with the winner to be crowned at Sandown Park on Friday night. The title covers the entirety of 2015 and the first half of the 2016 calendar …Read More..
THE best sprinters and stayers in New South Wales will converge on Wentworth Park this Saturday night for the finals of the NSW Sprint and Distance Championships. Held over the 520m and 720m respectively, the winner of each race automatically …Read More..
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..
IT was arguably one of the strangest match races ever organised in Australia. On June 15, 1973 Australia’s highest prize money winning sprinter and perennial crowd favourite, Woolley Wilson, took on the new Richmond track record holder, Para Main, in …Read More..
LAST Tuesday marked the 58 year anniversary of one of the most eagerly awaited contests in the history of greyhound racing – a match race between superstar greyhounds Top Linen and Rookie Rebel. On May 31, 1958, the two sprinters …Read More..
THE victory by Bells Are Ringin’ in last Thursday’s Group 1 Sandown Cup, at official odds of $38.40, although Sportsbet, for example, had her at $81.00 fixed odds at the finish, is easily the biggest ‘upset’ in the history of …Read More..
THIS week’s final of the 515m Harrison-Dawson (group 1) at Sandown Park will see half the field sired by the former champion racer Fabregas. That is, by any definition, an impressive achievement. In box order, the four Fabregas representatives are …Read More..
OLD Spice stunned racegoers at Maitland on Thursday when he broke the existing 450m track record at Maitland with a sensational all-the-way display off box one. Trained by Terry Priest, the son of Lochinvar Marlow and Takeover Teddy began brilliantly …Read More..
VICTORIAN speedsters Big Ticket and Aston Bolero are the equal favourites to take out this Friday’s Group 2 Maitland Gold Cup following on from their equally impressive performances in the Hunter Valley last week. Rated $3.50 shots with online bookmaker …Read More..