WITH 2017 finally here, Australian Racing Greyhound is counting down the greyhounds which have made an indelible mark on the sport over the past 12 months. These are the athletes which competed at the highest level and proved to be …Read More..
RING The Bell and Melissa’s Pride have been crowned joint winners of the 2016 Group 3 Summer Cup (720m) after dead-heating in the final at Wentworth Park on Saturday night. When the lids flew open for the $25,000-to-the-winner event, Melissa’s …Read More..
VICTORIAN trainer Gerry O’Keeffe is hoping his superstar stayer Ring The Bell can bounce back to his brilliant best in Saturday night’s Group 3 Summer Cup (720m) at Wentworth Park. The brindle dog was dismal in his heat of the …Read More..
THE Sydney Cup is a race that has been ‘on the books’ at Wentworth Park since 1963 and boasts winners from Tasmania, South Australia, Queensland, Victoria and even the United States (Lucy Wires in 2013), but this Saturday night sees …Read More..
WHITTAKER stamped himself as the greyhound to beat in next week’s Group 3 Chairman’s Cup final (720m) with a determined heat victory at Wentworth Park on Saturday night. Starting from box eight in the third and final qualifier, the Judith …Read More..
THREE heats of the Chairman Cup are set to be held at Wentworth Park on Saturday night, with some of the best greyhounds from NSW and interstate heading to the Harbour City circuit for a crack at the $25,000 to …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..
RING The Bell scored the biggest victory of his 45 start career on Saturday night, taking out the Group 1 National Distance Championship (731m) at Angle Park. Sent to the boxes as the $2.50 favourite, the Victorian son of Kinloch …Read More..
ALL eyes will be on Angle Park this Saturday night as the Nationals series’ culminates with two blockbuster events over the sprint and distance trips. Over the past three weeks, greyhounds from all around the country have contested heats and finals in …Read More..
RING The Bell will be aiming to land a third consecutive win for Victoria in the final of the Group 1 National Distance Championship (731m) at Angle Park on Saturday night. Trained by Gerry O’Keeffe, Ring The Bell is the …Read More..
PARSEC Bale scored the biggest victory of her career at Angle Park on Thursday night, claiming the SA Distance Championship final over the 731m trip. Jumping well from box one as a $14 shot, the Wendy Matcott-trained chaser was hampered …Read More..
SOUTH Australian trainer Paula Hearnden will have two chances of qualifying for the group 1 Nationals series when she heads to Angle Park tonight. Hearnden has Here Comes Henry engaged in the SA Distance Championship final and Marlow Brown in …Read More..
REGALLY bred youngster Times Square is set to take on the best speedsters in the country after winning Saturday night’s WA Sprint Championship at Mandurah. Trained by Chris Halse, the victory booked the daughter of Spiral Nikita and West On …Read More..
EXCITING New South Wales stayer Cardiology will get the chance to mix it with the best in Australia after winning the NSW Distance Championship final at Wentworth Park on Saturday night. Sent out as the $2.10 favourite off box one, …Read More..
ULTRA consistent stayer Ring The Bell has booked his spot in the Group 1 National Distance Championship final with a strong victory in the Victorian qualifier at Sandown Park on Thursday night. Jumping from box seven, the brindle dog was …Read More..
CHAMPION greyhound trainer Jason Thompson says the ultra-impressive Burn One Down is the best stayer he has trained throughout his illustrious career. The statement comes following the black powerhouse’s stunning victory in a heat of the Victorian Distance Championship at …Read More..
WHEN Victorian speedster Blazin’ Bomber (Kinloch Brae x Absolute Stunna) took out his heat of the Group 1 Winter Cup over 520m at Albion Park last Thursday night, the Darren Pattinson-trained black dog etched his name into a fairly rare …Read More..
GERRY O’Keeffe is planning to target further group race glory with Ring The Bell after the talented stayer scored a tough victory in the Listed Superstayers (710m) at Albion Park on Thursday night. Beginning well from box three in the …Read More..
CHAMPION stayer Sweet It Is looks destined to lose her 2015 Group 1 National Distance Championship title after trainer Braden Finn was found guilty of a breach of the prohibited substance rule. After months of hearings into the matter, the …Read More..
AN eight hundred dollar purchase has turned out to be one of Australia’s best staying prospects after My Boy Brodie claimed Thursday night’s Group 1 Gold Cup (710m) at Albion Park. Prepared in NSW by father and son training team …Read More..
LEN Ketelaar and Luna Jinx are both getting towards the end of their careers, but the pair are hoping they can go out with a bang in Thursday night’s Group 1 Sandown Cup (715m). Juna Jinx, which is officially trained …Read More..
APPARENTLY, there are still some disbelievers amongst us. Answering our point that 7-day backups for stayers are a no-no, one reader claimed that knowledgeable trainers would be able to “rehydrate” the dog and have it tip top order for the …Read More..
The Perth Cup is the sole group 1 race run over the sprint trip in Western Australia. The race is open to the best greyhounds nominated, with the final worth a massive $150,000 to the winner in 2016, the first …Read More..
Track name: Launceston Address: Jellico Street, Mowbray Phone: (03) 63261834 Fax: (03) 63264502 Racing Distances: 278m, 515m, 600m, 720m Track Records: 278m – 15.85 – Bulla Country – April 13, 2015 515m – 29.09 – Xylia Allen – February 11, …Read More..
Track name: Hobart Address: Goodwood Road, Glenorchy Phone: (03) 6214 4261 Fax: (03) 6272 4013 Racing Distances: 340m, 461m, 599m, 709m Track Records: 340m – 19.14 – Matt’s Entity – April 25, 2013 461m – 25.52 – Above All – …Read More..
WHAT a year it has been for the sport of greyhound racing. 2015 has seen some of the biggest challenges ever faced by the industry following on from February’s infamous live baiting scandal, but we have also been witness to …Read More..
VICTORIAN trainer Robert Britton knows what it takes to win a Hobart Thousand, and how to do it on the Elwick circuit. After all, he rugged up Prankster in 2009 and last year he took Above All across the Tasman …Read More..
THE Group racing spotlight will shine on Wentworth Park this Saturday night for the running of the Group 3 Summer Cup over the 720 metre trip. The dog to beat in the final is the Andrea-trained Bourbski Fever ($3.00 with …Read More..
THE biggest night on the Australasian Greyhound Racing Calendar is here with the running of the $600,000 Group 1 Melbourne Cup (515 metres) and the $145,000 Group 1 Bold Trease (715 metres) at Sandown Park this Friday. All eyes will …Read More..
BRADEN Finn has revealed that his superstar staying bitch Sweet It Is could be mated to phenomenal sprinter Fernando Bale when the curtain finally closes on her stellar racing career. The daughter of Mogambo and Off Springer took her prize …Read More..