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..
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..
The Sandown Cup is Australia’s most prestigious staying event and is run over the 715m trip at Sandown Park. The race is also the richest long-distance event on the greyhound racing calendar, offering a massive $175,000 to the winner in …Read More..
ALL eyes will be on Sandown Park this Friday night with eight heats of Australia’s richest greyhound race, the $600,000 Melbourne Cup. The series is set to be the swan song for champion sprinter Fernando Bale which will be aiming …Read More..
JASON and Seona Thompson are hoping their consistent chaser Berzerk can cause the biggest upset of 2015 at The Meadows this Saturday night when he contests a heat of the Group 1 Maturity Classic against the all-conquering Fernando Bale. …Read More..
THE greyhound racing spotlight will shine on Cannington this Saturday night with the final of the Group 2 WA Derby and four heats of the Group 2 WA Oaks. The Derby has attracted a high quality field, with boom youngster …Read More..
With upset results the order of the day in the heats, this year’s Sandown Cup final has been robbed of a lot of interest. There’s no doubt the overall quality of the field does not reach the standards of the …Read More..
Champion trainer Graeme Bate must be thinking the ‘staying’ stars are all in alignment in the first half of 2012 and they are all favouring his brilliant all-distance star Irma Bale. Bate has won just about every major event on …Read More..
In greyhound racing circles, the month of May can only mean one thing – Sandown Cup. The ‘Melbourne Cup for Stayers’ always attracts the finest going around, and usually the finals go down as the great races in the history …Read More..
Sportsbet have released their pre post betting for the 2010 Group 1 Melbourne Cup. With eight high quality heats to be run at Sandown Park tonight, our own Michael Floyd has already given us his tips for the Melbourne Cup …Read More..
One of the finest nights of racing on the Australian greyhound calendar will be run at Sandown Park on Thursday night, with eight heats of the $250,000 Group 1 Solo Melbourne Cup (515m), and two heats of the $72,500 Group …Read More..
AGRA’s Greyhound of the Month for May 2010 is consistent Victoria stayer Next Top Model. In May the Jason Thompson trained stayer scored a very courageous win in the final of the Group 1 Sandown Cup. Her Greyhound of the …Read More..
Next Top Model scored a thrilling last-gasp victory in a memorable Radio Sport 927 Sandown Cup at Sandown Park tonight. Trained by leading Pearcedale mentor Jason Thompson, Next Top Model ($8.10) began well to lead Darren McDonald’s Reign Over Me …Read More..
Satanic Cash scored a scintillating last-to-first victory to secure a berth in Australia’s richest race for stayers, the $143,000 Group1 Radio Sport 927 Sandown Cup at Sandown Park tonight. A clear last after walking out of box 6, Satanic Cash …Read More..
Allen Shaul caused a major upset in the $29,000 Group 3 Macro Meats Lizrene Classic tonight with a stunning all-the-way victory. After scraping through to the final after finishing fourth in his heat last week, Allen Shaul ($22.70) began brilliantly …Read More..
Staying star Drill ‘Em showed why he is rated as one of the nation’s finest half-milers with an all the way win in the Group 1 Macro Meats Super Stayers Final at The Meadows last Saturday night. Trained by David …Read More..
There has never been any question about the ability of Steve Elsum-trained greyhound Birthday Boy, but he gets the chance to take his career to another level in this Saturday night’s Group 1 Australian Cup final at The Meadows. Birthday …Read More..
The Robert Isaacson trained Satanic Cash stamped himself as the greyhound to beat in the Group 1 Macro Meats Super Stayers final after a sensational 42.43 gallop in the first of the two heats last Saturday night. The son of …Read More..
Drill ‘Em won his third Group final in the last six months when he overcame some early trouble to race away from a classy invitational field in the Zoom Top. Drill ‘Em is somewhat of a transformed chaser from his …Read More..
This nation’s finest chasers head to The Meadows on February 13 for three amazing invitation-only Group races, including the Group 1 Temlee (525 metres), Group 2 Rookie Rebel (600 metres) and Group 2 Zoom Top (725 metres) – all sponsored …Read More..
Forty Twenty claimed the second Group race of his career with a hard fought victory in the $36,000 Group 2 Maidment Memorial at Sandown Park tonight. Having his second start at Sandown Park, Forty Twenty ($5.10) showed great track sense …Read More..
Champion greyhound Mantra Lad overcame an imperfect preparation to snare the Group 2 Sale Cup on Boxing Day. The Graeme Jose-trained superstar had what looked to be a comfortable lead for much of the 650 metres race, but he had …Read More..