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Brett talks of his trio in Saturday’s Group 3 Ipswich Cup

Thirty Talks & Tony Brett

TONY Brett will have a triple shot at landing the Ipswich Cup (520m) on Saturday night when the lids fly open for the group 3 feature. The leading mentor has Thirty Talks (box one), Jury (box two) and Zabdon Ferrari …Read More..

Group 3 Ipswich Cup market update and runner analysis

Group 3 Ipswich Cup market update and runner analysis

THIRTY Talks is the $1.70 favourite with Crownbet to take out Saturday night’s Group 2 Ipswich Cup final (520m) after his stunning 30.03 heat victory last weekend. Despite a moderate beginning from box five, the brindle dog was able to …Read More..

Talking breeding: Well bred Cape Hawke litter commands attention

Cape Hawk

THIS week’s review of litters selected from the Victorian Litter Registrations list for the week ending July 27 starts with beautifully bred litter of nine pups by the brilliant sprinter, Cape Hawke (October 2009 Where’s Pedro x Viva Odessa), whose …Read More..

Talking breeding: Three Barcia Bale litters highlight the review

Barcia Bale

THIS week’s review of litters selected from the Victorian Litter Registrations list for the week ending June 21 starts with three litters by leading Victorian Metropolitan sire Barcia Bale (March 2010 Go Wild Teddy x Princess Bale). Sons of Anarchy …Read More..

Local chaser steals the show in Sunday’s Darwin Cup heats

Local chaser steals the show in Sunday’s Darwin Cup heats

LOCAL chaser Arnhen Villain was the standout performer at Winnellie Park on Sunday evening, taking out its heat of the Group 3 Darwin Cup (537m) in commanding style. Jumping fairly from box four, the brindle dog was outpaced in the run …Read More..

Albion Park Gold Cup betting

Albion Park Gold Cup betting

he Albion Park Gold Cup is the sole group 1 event run over the staying trip at Brisbane’s premier greyhound track. The Gold Cup is the first group 1 throughout the Brisbane winter carnival and is run in June each …Read More..

Sapphire Crown betting

Sapphire Crown betting

The Group 1 Sapphire Crown is the premier bitches only race on the Australian greyhound racing calendar. The series is open to the best 32 female greyhounds nominated, plus reserves, and is conducted over the 515m trip at Sandown Park …Read More..

Tony Brett on target to snare an unprecedented fifth QLD Futurity

Tony Brett on target to snare an unprecedented fifth QLD Futurity

LEADING Queensland conditioner Tony Brett will be aiming to secure his fifth victory in the Group 2 Bogie Leigh Futurity when his promising sprinter Split Image lines up from box three at Albion Park on Thursday night. Brett’s past winners …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..

Queensland Futurity betting

Queensland Futurity betting

The Group 2 Bogie Leigh Queensland Futurity is run at Albion Park over 520m and is open to the best female greyhound which are nominated under 30 months of age each year. The 2016 edition of the Group 2 Bogie …Read More..

2015 Group 3 Gold Coast Cup – free tips and best bookmaker odds

DUAL Group 1 winner Keybow is the $2.50 favourite to take out this Thursday’s Group 3 Gold Coast Cup at Albion Park, following on from his emphatic 29.88 heat victory last Thursday. Starting from box one, the son of Take …Read More..

Ipswich greyhound track

Ipswich greyhound track

Track name: Ipswich Address: Show Grounds, 81 Warwick Road Ipswich Qld 4305 Phone: (07) 3202 2977 Fax: (07) 3202 2510 Racing Distances: 431m, 520m, 630m, 732m. Track records: 431m – 24.64 – Jetta’s Girl – Tuesday, September 24, 2013 520m …Read More..

2015 Group 2 Traralgon Cup final free tips & best bookmaker odds

YINNAR trainer Mick Fearnley has two chances of taking out this year’s Group 2 Traralgon Cup final, but concedes his chasers face a massive task against champion sprinter Fernando Bale – a six time Group 1 winner. Fearnley puts the …Read More..

What you may have missed: Whyte’s super Darwin Cup win

What you may have missed: Whyte’s super Darwin Cup win

VICTORIAN trainer Stephen Whyte made it back-to-back wins in the Darwin Cup, landing the 2015 feature with the talented Superfonic on Sunday night at Winnellie Park. Starting as the $3.70 favourite from box three, the son of Fear Zafonic and …Read More..

2015 Group 3 Darwin Cup final odds, tips and betting preview

THE Northern Territory will hold the greyhound racing spotlight on Sunday night with the Group 3 Darwin Cup being run and won at Winnellie Park. The Stephen Whyte-trained Clash Of Kings will be aiming to go back-to-back after claiming last …Read More..

The last long-distance McKenna Memorial fell to a versatile champ

The last long-distance McKenna Memorial fell to a versatile champ

IN 2010 the long-standing John McKenna Memorial was first run over the middle distance of 595 metres at Sandown Park. Previously, the Group 2 event had been conducted over the stayers’ journey from its inauguration in 1971 until 2009. The …Read More..

Background to the Sapphire Crown Classic

Background to the Sapphire Crown Classic

THE Sapphire Crown Classic now ranks as one of the most important events for female greyhounds on the Sandown annual calendar, with this year being the 41st running of the race. The original name of the event was the Sir …Read More..

Pop The Cork sets the pace in Vince Curry Memorial semi-final

Pop The Cork sets the pace in Vince Curry Memorial semi-final

REG KAY looks to have another star on his hands after Pop The Cork scored an emphatic victory in a semi-final of the Group 2 Vince Curry Memorial Maiden series at Ipswich. 

Stepping swiftly from box seven in the first …Read More..

2015 Group 3 Big Dog Cup final tips & betting preview

2015 Group 3 Big Dog Cup final tips & betting preview

THE Group 3 Big Dog Cup final promises to be a keenly contested race, with three Victorian raiders attempting to steal the spoils from a quality local contingent. The only finalist with previous group success is the Stephen Whyte-trained Clash …Read More..

This Week In Racing History

This Week In Racing History

November 26 Litter brothers Mister Moss and Joe Moss made their debuts over 540 yards at Lithgow in 1966, both winning easily (by 20 and 15 lengths respectively) and equalled the track record, held by Two Ties. Rob’s Rebel defeated …Read More..

Ipswich Takes A Breather After Five Weeks Of Daily Racing

Ipswich Takes A Breather After Five Weeks Of Daily Racing

The Ipswich Greyhound Racing Club can enjoy a bit of rest and recuperation, at least until Friday, after the track was recently host to one of the busiest periods in it’s entire history. Incredibly, Ipswich has held a meeting on …Read More..

2014 Group Three Ipswich Cup Final Preview

2014 Group Three Ipswich Cup Final Preview

Queensland will be the epicenter Saturday night feature racing when the final of the 2014 Group Three Ipswich Cup takes place. No less than $25,000 awaits the winning connections and there are plenty of live chances in an intriguing affair. …Read More..

Clash Of Kings Wins The 2014 Group Three Darwin Cup

Clash Of Kings Wins The 2014 Group Three Darwin Cup

After a dramatic lead-up and eventful race, $2.60 favourite, Clash Of Kings (1) won the 2014 Group Three Darwin Cup at Winnellie Park on Friday night. A lure malfunction caused an initial delay to the race that required greyhounds to …Read More..

2014 Group Three Darwin Cup Preview

2014 Group Three Darwin Cup Preview

The rich red loam of Winnellie Park will play host to the 2014 Group Three Darwin Cup final on Friday evening. A field littered with interstate raiders will vie for the $25,000 winners cheque over the testing 537 metre trip. …Read More..

This Week In Racing History

This Week In Racing History

JULY 30 The beautifully-bred black bitch Ascapella Miss (Chariot Charm x Fullock) took out the 1973 Strathalbyn Puppy Championship, running 32.30 to equal the race record. Mid City Mandy downed Rocky by a neck with Miss Brook third in the …Read More..

Clash Of Kings Dominates 2014 Darwin Cup Heats

Clash Of Kings Dominates 2014 Darwin Cup Heats

Bunyip trainer Stephen Whyte holds all the aces heading into Friday night’s Group Three 2014 Darwin Cup final after the regally bred Clash Of Kings (1) qualified fastest in the three heats held at Winnellie Park on Monday night. Whyte …Read More..

Background To The Winter Carnival Cup

Background To The Winter Carnival Cup

The Winter Carnival Cup is one of the longest-running major races on the Queensland calendar. It’s also the perfect race to be contested by good greyhounds from the southern states, giving their trainers the opportunity to bask in warmer weather …Read More..

2014 Group One Gold Cup Preview

2014 Group One Gold Cup Preview

Group one racing graces the environs of Albion Park this Thursday evening with the final of the 2014 Group One Gold Cup taking place. The $75,000 to-the-winner event is run over the 710 metre journey and three Victorians, as well …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 Racing History

This Week In Racing History

JUNE 4th The second mechanical lure race meeting ever held in Australia was run at Epping (Harold Park), in 1927. Races were conducted over 480 yards (439 metres) and 920 yards (841 metres). NSW stayer Shady City won the Gabba …Read More..

 

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