THE Golden Easter Egg final features the winners of this year’s Group 1 National Derby (Fernando Bale) and National Futurity (Zipping Midge), in what is perhaps a fitting tribute to having those two long-standing age classics return to headquarters after …Read More..
The Group 1 Golden Easter Egg is the biggest race on the New South Wales greyhound racing calendar and is held at Wentworth Park on Easter Saturday each year. The first running of the Golden Easter Egg was held in …Read More..
In the world of greyhound racing, there are no better events to bet on than Group 1 features, with the sport’s superior canine athletes, all chasing the biggest winner’s cheques on offer. Why are Group 1 races the best to …Read More..
JUST one one hundredth of a second separated the top three victors in Saturday night’s Group 1 Golden Easter Egg heats as the best sprinters from around Australia converged on Wentworth Park for a shot at glory. Holding joint …Read More..
WHEN searching for the potential winner of the Golden Easter Egg, the recent history of the event suggests putting a line through the female contenders, unless they happen to be truly exceptional. Seven of the last eight Egg finals have …Read More..
THIS Saturday night, Wentworth Park will host 10 heats of the 2015 Group 1 Golden Easter Egg. The top three from each heat plus the two fastest fourths will progress through to next week’s semi-finals before the $250,000 to-the-winner decider …Read More..
THE Group 3 Magic Maiden series always manages to produce some highly-talented pups and this year is no different as we look forward to 11 exciting heats this Sunday at Wentworth Park. The final will be held on April 4 – …Read More..
TONIGHT we see some interstate contenders make their way to Wentworth Park ahead of next week’s Group 1 Golden Easter Egg heats. It should be a great carnival and tonight’s meeting looks a cracker. Best Bet: Race 2: Schooner Doll …Read More..
March 12 Champion West Australian sprinter Reggemite scored by nine and a half lengths over 530 metres at Mandurah in 1999 and ran a new track record time of 30.10. At his previous start, Reggemite had run seventh in the …Read More..
March 5 Malfoy broke the two-year-old track record for 725 metres at the Meadows in 2005, running 42.34 to clip 10/100ths off the previous mark set by Skipper Rip. On the same night, Pure Octane set a new race record …Read More..
February 26 Swanston Lass overcame box six to win the 1968 Australian Cup from NSW contenders Rokoko and Miami Moss. In a major upset, Lee Lana won the Western Australian National Distance Championship Title eliminator from Large Score and the …Read More..
IT should be an excellent night of racing at Wentworth Park tonight with some highly talented greyhounds engaged including the recent Group 1 National Futurity winner Zipping Midge. Lets get into our tips for today… Best Roughie: Race 8: Tina’s …Read More..
ANOTHER great night of racing awaits at Sandown Park tonight with 12 races to be run and won at the Victorian circuit. Lets get straight into our selections for the meeting. Best Bet: Race 2: Shanlyn Jed Best Roughie: Race …Read More..
February 12 Champion local sprinter True Vintage notched her fourth consecutive win in taking out the 1988 final of the Launceston Cup by six lengths over the 502-metre trip. True Vintage would go on to win 15 races on end …Read More..
THE Jason Mackay-trained Zipping Midge scored an ultra-impressive victory in Saturday night’s Group 1 National Futurity final, saluting at double-figure odds for her Hunter Valley mentor. Beginning swiftly from box six, the daughter of Fabregas and Zipping Jewel crossed to …Read More..
THE 2015 Group 1 National Futurity will feature eight sensational females in a sub-30-second battle for the $75,000 winner’s cheque on Saturday night. Last year’s race went to long shot Rue De Kahn for Dean Swain, who will be looking …Read More..
IT remains one of the most devastating come-from-behind victories ever witnessed in a major age classic on Australian tracks. When General Jeff not only overcame the handicap of box six, but also a tardy start, to take out the 1980 …Read More..
FEBRUARY 5 Beau Palomino won the 1972 Hobart Thousand, the last to be run over 540 yards (494 metres) before the distance was changed to 500 metres. Arvo’s Junior won the 2004 Roy Maidment Memorial, run over 715 metres at …Read More..
JEFF Britton is hoping for a night to remember on Saturday with runners in two Group 1 races on opposite sides of the country. The Victorian conditioner has Star Recall in box one in the Perth Cup final at Cannington, …Read More..
THE 1982 final of the National Futurity, run over the 530 metres trip on the old grass circuit at Wentworth Park, bore witness to a sensational finish featuring two of the mightiest bitches to have ever raced in Australia. Promises …Read More..
WILD Soul has been crowned South Australia’s best greyhound for 2014, as well as being named the state’s sprinter of the year. Trained by Kim Johnstone, the son of Mogambo and Velocity Thunder had 42 starts for the year, recording …Read More..
ANDREA Dailly has a great chance of landing both Group 1 finals next Saturday, after National Derby hope Fernando Bale sizzled around the 520-metre circuit at Wentworth Park, clocking 29.42 in his semi-final. Stepping beautifully from box one on Saturday …Read More..
ANDREA Dailly’s star bitches Kerrigan Bale and Spring Leaf were at their brilliant best at Wentworth Park on Saturday night in winning their semi-finals of the Group 1 National Futurity. The first semi was all about Kerrigan Bale with …Read More..
VINEYARD trainer Dean Swain went into the 2014 Group 1 Futurity series with an underdog and came out victorious when Rue De Kahn scored a thrilling victory, giving the father of three his first win at the highest level. …Read More..
Whenever someone is asked, “What do you remember” in relation to an event or series of events in their past, most people will drag out and dust off their recollections. Naturally enough, they believe the information they then impart is …Read More..
TALENTED Victorian Kerrigan Bale was the fastest qualifier from Friday night’s Group 1 National Futurity heats at Wentworth Park, clocking a hot 29.81 over 520 metres. Her trainer, Andrea Dailly, also had the second-fastest qualifier in Spring Leaf (29.91), while …Read More..
IT is going to be a massive weekend of racing, with tonight featuring the Group Two Warragul Cup and the heats of the Group One National Futurity, while tomorrow the heats of the National Derby will take centre stage at …Read More..
Six terrific heats of the Group One National Futurity will be run at Wentworth Park on Friday night. The three week series, offering $75,000-to-the-winner, has attracted some fine female performers from around the country with the 2015 series shaping up …Read More..
CHRIS Nutt is hopeful his highly promising Jingjing can handle the leap in class when she contests Friday’s heats of the Group One National Futurity at Wentworth Park. The pint-sized rocket has had just six starts for five wins and …Read More..
It was a final containing three current or former track record holders of the 580 yards (530 metres) distance at Wentworth Park, a rarity that had not occurred before in an age classic and is unlikely to happen again, but …Read More..