National Derby

El Magnifico returns in fine style by winning Bulli Cup heat

Ritza Lenny

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..

New South Wales greyhound racing

Wentworth Park

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 qualifies the fastest for 2016 Launceston Cup

Pantera Nera Launceston Cup heat

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 wins Group 1 National Derby

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..

Group 1 National Futurity & National Derby – tips & free bets

Wentworth Park

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..

Nangar ready to rock for Barnes in National Derby final

Wentworth Park

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..

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..

Saturday, 4 February 2017

Saturday, 4 February 2017

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..

National Futurity betting

National Futurity betting

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 strikes in Group 1 National Derby heat

Greyhound racing at The Meadows

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..

Up Hill Jill favoured to win National Futurity series

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 ready to swoop in National Derby series

Falcon's Fury Australia

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..

Forty years of friendship combines for Paws of Thunder win

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..

Shima Bar steals the show in Group 1 Paws of Thunder

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..

Silver Chief Classic has been breeding ground for stars

Silver Chief Classic has been breeding ground for stars

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..

Little looking for a big night in the Gosford Gold Cup

Little looking for a big night in the Gosford Gold Cup

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..

Wednesday, 4 January 2017

Wednesday, 4 January 2017

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..

2016 Group 2 Ballarat Cup – free form, best odds and tips

Zambora Brockie

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..

Labor MP Ryan Park heads to Dapto for Group 1 Megastar night

Labor MP Ryan Park heads to Dapto for Group 1 Megastar night

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..

Punk pair packing plenty of punches heading into Cup heats

Punk pair packing plenty of punches heading into Cup heats

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..

Finalists announced for 2015/2016 Victorian Greyhound of the Year

Finalists announced for 2015/2016 Victorian Greyhound of the Year

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..

NSW Sprint and Distance Championships – odds and free tips

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..

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..

Reliving the Woolley Wilson – Para Main match race 43 years on

Reliving the Woolley Wilson – Para Main match race 43 years on

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..

Reprising the Top Linen (NSW) vs Rookie Rebel (VIC) Match Race

Reprising the Top Linen (NSW) vs Rookie Rebel (VIC) Match Race

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 tales of the underdogs and their huge odds

The tales of the underdogs and their huge odds

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..

Fabregas stamps his dominance as a sire in Harrison-Dawson final

Fabregas stamps his dominance as a sire in Harrison-Dawson final

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..

Talking breeding: Shelbourne Aston litter an owner’s delight

Shelbourne Aston

THIS week’s review of litters selected from the Victorian Litter Registrations list for the week ending April 4, begins with a beautifully bred litter of 10 pups by 2008 Irish Derby and Champion Stakes winner, Shelbourne Aston* (August 2005 Just …Read More..

Old Spice sets Maitland alight with sensational track record run

Old Spice sets Maitland alight with sensational track record run

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..

2016 Group 2 Maitland Gold Cup odds, tips & betting preview

Ritza Lenny

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..

 

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