Peter Giles

Zambora Brockie joins a special class by winning Ballarat Cup

Zambora Brockie joins a special class by winning Ballarat Cup

After overcoming the ‘hoodoo’ of box two to become only the second greyhound to take out the Ballarat Cup from that alley since 1999, Zambora Brockie became only the eighth greyhound in history to have annexed three or more Victorian …Read More..

Lizrene Classic betting

Lizrene Classic betting

The Lizrene is a group 3 event which is run over the 715m distance at Sandown Park. The feature is worth $25,000 to the winner and is open to the best eight greyhounds nominated plus reserves. The 2016 edition of …Read More..

This week in racing history

This week in racing history

January 22 Shan’s Tempest won the 1973 Maturity Classic by five-and-a-half lengths from Dougie’s Rose and Tasmanian sprinter Holding Premier, running the 511 metres at Olympic Park in 30.33. This was the first year the Maturity Classic was open to …Read More..

Background to the Sydney Cup

Background to the Sydney Cup

The Sydney Cup was the first of what became the ‘big four’ distance events on the Sydney city racing calendar. Starting in 1963, it was eventually joined by the Association Cup (1965), Summer Cup (1965), and Wentworth Park Gold Cup …Read More..

Background To The AWM Distance Title

Background To The AWM Distance Title

In some ways the AWM Distance Title is one of the ‘unsung’ long-standing major distance races on the Australian calendar. Of course, if Xylia Allen manages to win the 2014 final and extend her winning streak to nine on end …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..

Background To The Albion Park Gold Cup

Background To The Albion Park Gold Cup

From the time of its inception, the Albion Park Gold Cup (originally the Gabba Gold Cup) has been a tough race. This is particularly so at the Albion Park track, where the 710 metres trip is considered one of the …Read More..

This Week in Racng History

This Week in Racng History

FEBRUARY 26th The Brindle Havoc-Runaway Joe ring-in took place at Lismore in 1949. Three men brought a greyhound they claimed was a Queensland sprinter named Brindle Havoc to race at Lismore. The dog was backed in from 5/2 ($3.50) to …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..

This Week in Racing History

This Week in Racing History

JANUARY 22nd Shan’s Tempest took out the 1973 Maturity Classic final, over 511 metres at Olympic Park, downing Dougie’s Rose by five and a half lengths with Tasmanian contender Holding Premier third. This was the first year which permitted both …Read More..

Forty Nine Nominations For Victorian Heats Of National Sprint Championships

Forty Nine Nominations For Victorian Heats Of National Sprint Championships

Victoria’s fastest chasers will line up at Sandown Park on Thursday 2 August for the right to represent the Big V at the National Sprint Championship. An outstanding 49 nominations for the Victorian leg of the series were received, and …Read More..

The Sandown Cup – The 21st Century History

The Sandown Cup – The 21st Century History

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..

Collins Aims For Second Australian Cup Win After Zara Zulu Draws Red Box

Collins Aims For Second Australian Cup Win After Zara Zulu Draws Red Box

Greyhound breeder and studmaster Geoff Collins will aim to win his second Group 1 Rover Mowers Australian Cup after the speedy Zara Zulu – trained by partner Rosalyn Hume – drew perfectly in box one for next Saturday’s $175,000-to-the-winner final. …Read More..

Silver Chief Final For The Ages – Young Guns To Clash On New Years Day

Silver Chief Final For The Ages – Young Guns To Clash On New Years Day

The 2012 greyhound season is set to start off with a bang as The Meadows host a star-studded Group 1 AJS Corporation Silver Chief final over 525 metres on New Year’s Day. All the big guns progressed safely through to …Read More..

Heston Bale Drawn To Win Again In Silver Chief Semi Final Tonight

Heston Bale Drawn To Win Again In Silver Chief Semi Final Tonight

The brilliant Heston Bale has moved one step closer to qualifying for his first Group final after drawing favourably in the third semi-final of the Group 1 AJS Silver Chief at The Meadows on tonight. Last week, the son of …Read More..

Horsham’s Time To Shine With Cup Heats This Wednesday

Horsham’s Time To Shine With Cup Heats This Wednesday

The country cups circuit swings into Horsham Wednesday night with six heats of the Group 2 Exchange Hotel Horsham Cup. The short series, which concludes with Sunday Night’s final, always attracts a high quality field looking to tame the long …Read More..

Greyhound Racing Tips For Thursday 10th February 2011

Greyhound Racing Tips For Thursday 10th February 2011

Greyhound racing betting tips for Thursday 10th February 2011 with racing from Warragul greyhounds (Victoria), Grafton greyhounds (NSW) , Bendigo greyhounds (Victoria), Sandown greyhounds (Victoria), Dapto greyhounds (New South Wales), Maitland greyhounds (New South Wales), Albion Park greyhounds (Queensland), Hobart …Read More..

A Celebration Of The History Of The Nationals

A Celebration Of The History Of The Nationals

Certainly one of the most exciting times of the year for Greyhound Racing in Australia is in August September. It’s Nationals time and for many different reasons they represent a very unique series of racing. It not only brings together …Read More..

Tattsbet Nationals Sprint & Distance Championships State Finals

Tattsbet Nationals Sprint & Distance Championships State Finals

After the first week of racing for the 2010 TattsBet.com Nationals, we have already confirmed our first Finalist. Dashing Corsair qualified with a dashing win in the Queensland Distance Final last Thursday. With only six nominations, the Brisbane Club elected …Read More..

Cosmic Duo And Darren Brown Take Aim At National Title

Cosmic Duo And Darren Brown Take Aim At National Title

Darren Brown’s dynamic duo Cosmic Chief and Cosmic Planet recorded impressive wins in their respective Victorian National Sprint heats at Sandown Park tonight. Sent to the boxes a $1.60 favourite, Cosmic Chief made a modest start and settled just better …Read More..

El Grand Senor Too Classy In Group 1 Hudson Pacific Maturity Classic

El Grand Senor Too Classy In Group 1 Hudson Pacific Maturity Classic

The flying El Grand Senor showed why he is rated as one of the country’s finest young chasers after a brilliant all-the-way victory in the Group 1 Hudson Pacific Maturity Classic at The Meadows over 525 metres last Saturday night. …Read More..

Thursday 28th January 2010

Thursday 28th January 2010

Drill ‘Em Ends Amity Bale’s Winning Streak

Drill ‘Em Ends Amity Bale’s Winning Streak

Drill ‘Em put an end to Amity Bale’s phenomenal nine race winning streak when he took out the $36,000 Group 2 Bold Trease Carnival Cup at Sandown Park tonight. Backed into $7.50, Drill ‘Em pounced from box four to lead …Read More..

Monday 23rd November 2009

Monday 23rd November 2009

Cindeen Shelby Wins Third Group 1 In Four Weeks

Cindeen Shelby Wins Third Group 1 In Four Weeks

Cindeen Shelby created history as she stamped herself as Australia’s premier sprinter with a devastating win in the $72,500 Group 1 Macro Meats Crown Classic at Sandown Park tonight. Having secured the Paws of Thunder at Wentworth Park in Sydney …Read More..

Greyhound Racing Tips For Friday 16th October 2009

Greyhound Racing Tips For Friday 16th October 2009

Welcome to Australian Racing Greyhound’s Greyhound Racing Tips for Friday 16th October 2009 with Tips tonight from Geelong (Victoria), Richmond (New South Wales) and selected races from Mandurah (West Australia). The huge profits flowing back to our readers just supports …Read More..

Greyhound Racing Tips For Friday 9th October 2009

Greyhound Racing Tips For Friday 9th October 2009

Welcome to Australian Racing Greyhound’s Greyhound Racing Tips for Friday 9th October 2009 with Tips tonight from Geelong (Victoria), Richmond (New South Wales) and selected races from Mandurah (West Australia). The huge profits flowing back to our readers just supports …Read More..

Greyhound Racing Tips For Friday 2nd October 2009

Greyhound Racing Tips For Friday 2nd October 2009

Welcome to Australian Racing Greyhound’s Greyhound Racing Tips for Friday 2nd October 2009 with Tips tonight from Geelong (Victoria), Richmond (New South Wales) and selected races from Mandurah (West Australia). The huge profits flowing back to our readers just supports …Read More..

Greyhound Racing Tips For Friday 18th September 2009

Greyhound Racing Tips For Friday 18th September 2009

Welcome to Australian Racing Greyhound’s Greyhound Racing Tips for Friday 18th September 2009 with Tips tonight from The Gardens (New South Wales), Traralgon (Victoria) and selected races from Mandurah (West Australia). Last week, Traralgon stayed put in their twilight timeslot …Read More..

Silent Guardian Claims A $10,000 Tri Star Series Bonus

Silent Guardian Claims A $10,000 Tri Star Series Bonus

The Darren McDonald trainer Silent Guardian claimed a unique cash bonus last night at Geelong by winning the final leg of the rich Tri Star Series. In last night’s final of the Young Star Classic both Silent Guardian and Droopy …Read More..

 

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