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Talking breeding: Al Moran litter catches the eye

Al Moran

THIS week’s review of litters selected from the Victorian Litter Registrations list for the week ending July 13, starts with a nice litter of eight pups by the well bred, little known sire, Al Moran (August 2016 Brett Lee x …Read More..

Talking breeding: Long overdue stats from South Australia

FOLLOWING discussions with Caralyn Fielden at Greyhound Racing South Australia, we are pleased to say we will now be featuring regular monthly whelping reports from South Australia. This week’s first monthly report from South Australia covers all litters notified to …Read More..

Harrison-Dawson betting

Harrison-Dawson betting

The Group 1 Harrison-Dawson is fast becoming one of the most sought after trophies on the Sandown Park racing calendar. The series, run over 515m, is open to the best 32 male greyhounds nominated, plus reserves, and offers a winner’s …Read More..

Warrnambool Cup betting

Warrnambool Cup betting

The Warrnambool Cup is a group 2 race run over the 450m trip, with the event growing to be a highly sought after country cup title in Victoria in recent years. The Warrnambool Cup was worth $47,000 to the winner …Read More..

Talking breeding: Latest litters ready to rumble

Cosmic Rumble

THIS week’s review of litters selected from the NSW Whelping Report for the two weeks ending October 31 2015 starts with three litters by 2010 Golden Easter Egg winner, now successful sire, Cosmic Rumble (April 2007 Spiral Nikita x Spiritual …Read More..

2015 Group 1 Hobart Thousand – free tips and best bookie odds

THE 80th edition of the Group 1 Hobart Thousand (461 metres) will be contested this Thursday night and has attracted a quality field, filled with talent coming from north of the Bass Straight. Victorian Star Dyna Double One is the …Read More..

2015 Group 2 Ballarat Cup- free tips, betting preview & best odds

CHAMPION sprinter Fernando Bale returns to the racetrack on Friday night for the final of the Group 2 Ballarat Cup (450 metres). The son of Kelsos Fusileer and Chloe Allen has drawn box three for the $75,000-to-the-winner feature and is …Read More..

2015 Group 1 Golden Easter Egg tips & betting preview

THE stage is set for a superb showdown between some of the sport’s most sensational stars, with the running of the Group 1 Golden Easter Egg this Saturday night at Wentworth Park. After three rounds of gruelling competition, just eight …Read More..

Fernando Bale & Hostile seize time honours in Group 1 GEE heats

Fernando Bale & Hostile seize time honours in Group 1 GEE heats

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..

2015 Group 1 Golden Easter Egg, odds, tips & comments

2015 Group 1 Golden Easter Egg, odds, tips & comments

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..

This week in racing history

This week in racing history

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..

2014 Group Two Geelong Cup Preview

2014 Group Two Geelong Cup Preview

It is hard to remember a more evenly matched field than the one that is set to contest the 2014 Group Two Geelong Cup on Friday night. A case can be made for virtually every runner in the race with …Read More..

2014 Group Two Healesville Cup Final Preview

2014 Group Two Healesville Cup Final Preview

Healesville plays host to the world’s richest straight track race this Sunday when the final of the 2014 Group Two Healesville Cup takes place. Two kennels will make up half of the field this year, with Brooke Ennis (Beejay The …Read More..

Interstate Raiders Target 2014 Darwin Cup Heats

Interstate Raiders Target 2014 Darwin Cup Heats

Top line racing heads north this Monday night when Winnellie Park hosts three heats of the Group Three 2014 Darwin Cup. The race is run over the 537 metre trip, with the $25,000 to-the-winner final to be conducted on Friday …Read More..

Background To The Maturity Classic

Background To The Maturity Classic

Background to the Maturity Classic This is arguably the premier restricted age event held in Australia. Yes, superior to the National Derby and the Silver Chief Classic. Just a look through the honour roll of the winners is a walk …Read More..

Upsets And Talent On Display In Group One Maturity Heats At The Meadows

Upsets And Talent On Display In Group One Maturity Heats At The Meadows

The heats of the Group One Maturity Classic have been run and won at The Meadows on Saturday night. The top two from each heat and the eight fastest thirds will now progress to the semi-finals next week. A couple …Read More..

This Week In Racing History

This Week In Racing History

MAY 21st Poetic Magic won the 2005 Maturity Classic for trainer Kevin Mugavin, defeating Plastered by almost two lengths in 30.15 and earning $50,000. 22nd Whyalla became the first place to stage a registered greyhound racing meeting in South Australia …Read More..

Round Three Of The Easter Egg Preludes

Round Three Of The Easter Egg Preludes

As the Group One Golden Easter Egg approaches, the quality of the preludes increases. This week we see some handy Victorian’s trained by Darren McDonald, and the Healesville Cup winner and track record holder Frosty Jay Jay making an appearance. …Read More..

How One Former Champion Still Impacts The National Futurity

How One Former Champion Still Impacts The National Futurity

One of Australia’s greatest racing bitches, 1982 Futurity winner Promises Free, has had a profound influence on the National Futurity over the last 30 years. An influence that almost certainly is far greater than any other single broodbitch for a …Read More..

$20,000 Northern Rivers Vet K9 Reproductions Maiden Final Preview

$20,000 Northern Rivers Vet K9 Reproductions Maiden Final Preview

This Tuesday evening the Lismore track will host the final of the Northern Rivers Vet K9 Reproductions Maiden Series. The $20,000 to the winner event will be staged over the flying 420 metres. Finalists qualified by winning heats at the …Read More..

Lismore Maidens Scorch The Loam

Lismore Maidens Scorch The Loam

Eight exciting heats of the Northern Rivers Vet K9 Reproductions Maiden Series were run and won on Tuesday night with some stunning performances on display from precocious pups. As expected, the time standard was set by the Darren McDonald trained …Read More..

$20k Northern Rivers Vet K9 Reproductions Maiden Series Preview

$20k Northern Rivers Vet K9 Reproductions Maiden Series Preview

The Lismore track will play host to some of the most precocious maiden greyhounds in the land this Tuesday night. Eight heats of the $20,000 Northern Rivers Vet K9 Reproductions Maiden Series will take place over the 420 metre trip, …Read More..

El Grand Senor Wins AGRA 2010 Australian Greyhound Of The Year Award

El Grand Senor Wins AGRA 2010 Australian Greyhound Of The Year Award

At a gala AGRA Awards night held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Adelaide South Australia the Australian Greyhound Racing Association last Friday night announced El Grand Senor the winner of the 2010 AGRA Australian Greyhound of the Year. It …Read More..

Eric Castle To Send Off 2010 In Style At The Betchoice Gardens

Eric Castle To Send Off 2010 In Style At The Betchoice Gardens

Group One winning trainer Eric Castle can see off 2010 on a winning note when he lines up two very good winning chances at today’s New Years Eve Betchoice Gardens meeting. The much travelled Castle has made the Hunter Valley …Read More..

Christmas Cup Heats At Betchoice Gardens Greyhounds Today

Christmas Cup Heats At Betchoice Gardens Greyhounds Today

Four very competitive heats of the Christmas Cup for fourth and fifth grade gallopers are the highlight of today’s fixture at Betchoice Gardens. Emma Robbo for Williamtown couple Eileen and Gary Robertson looks the hardest to beat in the opening …Read More..

$250 to 1 Shot Stakes His Claim For Melbourne Cup Glory

$250 to 1 Shot Stakes His Claim For Melbourne Cup Glory

It took just four of the 2010 Melbourne Cup heats for iconic Victorian trainer and hall of famer, Graeme Bate to stake his claim on Victorian greyhound racing’s richest ever prize. Starting a ridiculous $250-1 with Sportsbet to win the …Read More..

2010 Melbourne Cup Greyhound Betting And Pre Post Odds

2010 Melbourne Cup Greyhound Betting And Pre Post Odds

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..

Sandown Greyhound Racing Club’s 2010 Group 1 Melbourne Cup Preview And Tips

Sandown Greyhound Racing Club’s 2010 Group 1 Melbourne Cup Preview And Tips

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..

Outstanding Youngsters Hit The Gardens For The Mega Maiden Heats

Outstanding Youngsters Hit The Gardens For The Mega Maiden Heats

Some of the best bred greyhounds in the country will converge on The Gardens today for the heats of the Greyhound Recorder Mega Maiden with the aim of making it into next week’s rich final worth $15,000 to the winner. …Read More..

Sandown Sixes Promo Goes Off On Last Race

Sandown Sixes Promo Goes Off On Last Race

The Sandown Park grandstand reverberated with the cheers of jubilant patrons when the Sandown Sixes promotion went off on tonight’s last race. The marketing initiative rewards pre-booked dining patrons with a full reimbursement when three sixes salute in the course …Read More..

 

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