National Futurity

Lightning Frank installed as Group 1 Australian Cup favourite

The Meadows

LIGHTNING Frank has been installed as the $2.25 favourite to win next Saturday’s Group 1 Australian Cup (525m) at The Meadows after his scintillating heat victory over the weekend. The Matt Wright-trained greyhound speared the lids from box eight and …Read More..

Temlee, Rookie Rebel & Zoom Top tips & betting preview

The Meadows

THE Australian Cup carnival is set to commence in fine style on Saturday night with three group 1 events at The Meadows. The Temlee (525m), Rookie Rebel (600m) and Zoom Top (725m) will each see a quality crew of greyhounds …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..

Bravo says National Futurity winner is the real deal

Striker Light

KELLY Bravo is confident her star greyhound Striker Light will mature into a top class performer following a dominant display in Saturday night’s Group 1 National Futurity (520m) at Wentworth Park. Beginning flawlessly from box one, Striker Light rolled straight …Read More..

Striker Light ignites National Futurity final

STRIKER Light scored the biggest win of her career on Saturday night, taking out the Group 1 National Futurity (520m) at Wentworth Park. Stepping brilliantly from box one, the Brett Bravo-trained speedster was able to rail underneath the race favourite, …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..

Dwyer hoping to break maiden group 1 status in National Futurity

Greyhounds Australia

MAINLINE Osti will give trainer Ashley Dwyer his first group 1 runner when she lines up to tackle Saturday night’s Group 1 National Futurity (520m) at Wentworth Park. The black bitch qualified for the $75,000 final with a nippy 30.16 …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..

Stellar win sees Up Hill Jill installed as Futurity favourite

UP Hill Jill has been installed as the $2.10 favourite to win next weekend’s Group 1 National Futurity (520m) after a scintillating win in her heat of the feature at Wentworth Park on Saturday night. Trained in Victoria by David …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..

Dean Swain celebrating after winning 2016 Trainer’s Premiership

Dean Swain and Miss Foxy Lee

DEAN Swain will head to Wentworth Park on Saturday night looking to commence 2017 as sensationally as last year ended after officially being named the leading metropolitan trainer for 2016. Swain trained 46 winners at Wentworth Park throughout the year, …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..

Christmas Gift success a triumph of ability over experience

Christmas Gift success a triumph of ability over experience

WHEN Royal Turbo took the lead going into the first bend in the final of the Group 3 Christmas Gift at Wentworth Park on Saturday night and then simply turned the race into his own, he became the third winner …Read More..

Home-bred chaser lands 2016 Group 2 Laurels Classic

Home-bred chaser lands 2016 Group 2 Laurels Classic

DAVID Geall says his promising youngster Up Hill Jill will target next month’s Group 1 National Futurity heats at Wentworth Park following a determined win in the Group 2 Laurels Classic (515m) at Sandown Park on Thursday night. Stepping well …Read More..

Striker Light ignites 2016 Laurels Classic semi-finals

Striker Light ignites 2016 Laurels Classic semi-finals

KELLY Bravo is optimistic that her exciting speedster Striker Light will be able to overcome box five this Thursday night when the lids fly open for the Group 2 Laurels Classic (515m) at Sandown Park. Trained by Bravo and her …Read More..

Talking breeding: Rare Bombastic Shiraz litter attracts attention

Bombastic Shiraz

THIS week’s review of litters selected from the NSW Whelping Report for the week ending February 14 starts with a rare litter by the outstanding, former multiple premier sire, Bombastic Shiraz (March 2001 Black Shiraz x Bombastic Blonde), whose dam …Read More..

Group 1 Sapphire Crown – free tips and betting preview

Group 1 Sapphire Crown – free tips and betting preview

LEVIATHAN owner/breeder Paul Wheeler will be aiming to secure his third Group 1 Sapphire Crown (515m) title within four years on Thursday night when the promising Folio Bale lines up from box one in the $100,000 to the winner feature …Read More..

Lochinvar Brogue revives memories of past ‘slow’ starters

Lochinvar Brogue revives memories of past ‘slow’ starters

WHEN the Robert Smith-trained brindle dog Lochinvar Brogue finally broke through for his maiden victory at his eighth race attempt, at Gosford on May 10, his previous form brought to mind a trio of greyhounds from the past who exhibited …Read More..

Folio Bale sets the time standard in Sapphire Crown heats

Folio Bale sets the time standard in Sapphire Crown heats

FOLIO Bale will be the greyhound to beat in next week’s Group 1 Sapphire Crown final (515m) after a scintillating effort in her qualifier on Thursday night. Stepping from box one in the first of four heats, the Andrea Dailly-trained …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..

Outside Pass claims time honours in 2016 Golden Easter Egg heats

Outside Pass claims time honours in 2016 Golden Easter Egg heats

QUEENSLAND visitor Outside Pass scored the biggest upset on 2016 Group 1 Golden Easter Egg heat night when scoring a tenacious heat win in best of night figures. Trained by Tony Apap, the daughter of Head Bound and super producer …Read More..

Sportsbet release all-in & exotic markets for Golden Easter Egg

GROUP 1 Vic Peters Classic winner Zambora Brockie is the $7 favourite to take out the 2016 Group 1 Golden Easter Egg final on March 26 after Sportsbet.com.au released their all-in markets ahead of the heats at Wentworth Park on …Read More..

Fence jumpers…the four legged kind

Fence jumpers…the four legged kind

LAST Sunday afternoon at the Sandown provincial-class meeting, a greyhound named Supreme Deal exited box two in the last race. The Where’s Pedro x Supreme Vision fawn dog was having his fourth start at Sandown, and his 44th overall. The …Read More..

2016 Group 1 Temlee – can Bravo get entry to an elite club?

DESPITE a short history, the Group 1 Temlee is quickly becoming one of the most sought after trophies on the Australian greyhound racing calendar. First run in 2003 when taken out by Excite Ability, the invitation-only Temlee has been won …Read More..

Holloway counting her blessings after magic win in National Derby

Holloway counting her blessings after magic win in National Derby

NOELENE Holloway celebrated the biggest win of her training career on Saturday night when Magic Spring scored a determined victory in the Group 1 National Derby (520 metres) at Wentworth Park. Jumping brilliantly from box six, the striking black greyhound …Read More..

My Girl Chloe out to cause an upset in Group 1 National Futurity

My Girl Chloe out to cause an upset in Group 1 National Futurity

MY Girl Chloe will be aiming to keep her unbeaten Wentworth Park record intact when she contests the Group 1 National Futurity (520 metres) on Saturday night in the Harbour City. The daughter of Fabregas and Natural Sapphire, $15 with …Read More..

2016 Group 1 National Futurity – free tips and best odds

TWO Group 1s will feature on a strong card of racing at Wentworth Park this Saturday night, the first of which being the National Futurity (520 metres). Open to bitches whelped on of after July 1, 2013, this year’s series …Read More..

 

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