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What you may have missed: Superman passes away

What you may have missed: Superman passes away

CHAMPION race dog and sire Superman lost his short battle with cancer last week.The son of Brett Lee and I’m Puzzles was best known for his sensational victory in the 2006 Group 1 Perth Cup. Superman turned 11 in November …Read More..

Dyna Villa’s dominates in Group 2 Queensland Derby final

Dyna Villa’s dominates in Group 2 Queensland Derby final

VICTORIAN superstar sprinter Dyna Villa scored the third Group win of his career at Albion Park on Thursday night, blowing his rivals away in the final of the Group 2 Queensland Derby. Stepping beautifully from box two, the Jenny Hunt-trained …Read More..

Albion Park greyhound tips, odds and race comments April 23, 2015

THE Sunshine State will host a fantastic night of racing at Albion Park on Thursday with the final of the Group 2 Queensland Derby over 520-metres. The race will see a clash between boom NSW youngster No Donuts and Victorian …Read More..

2015 Group 2 Queensland Derby runner-by-runner preview

THURSDAY’s Albion Park meeting will see the running of the 2015 Group 2 Queensland Derby with dual Group 1 winner Dyna Villa looking the one to beat from box two. The son of Collision and Roxio Bale has been ultra-consistent …Read More..

What you may have missed: GRNSW introduce policy on lures

What you may have missed: GRNSW introduce policy on lures

UNDER the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1979, participants have been advised by Greyhound Racing New South Wales that they are prohibited from using any type of animal carcass or animal part for the use of training, rearing and …Read More..

Dyna Villa dazzles in 2015 Group 2 Queensland Derby heats

Dyna Villa dazzles in 2015 Group 2 Queensland Derby heats

DYNA Villa looms as the greyhound to beat in next week’s $40,000-to-the-winner Group 2 Queensland Derby after its emphatic 29.68 heat performance on Thursday night. Stepping flawlessly from box one, the son of Collision and Roxio Bale rolled straight to the …Read More..

Albion Park greyhound selections & betting preview April 16, 2015

THERE is an excellent night of racing in the Sunshine State tonight, with 10 great races being run at Albion Park. The highlight of the meeting is the Group 2 Bogie Leigh Futurity final, while there is also five heats …Read More..

Team Ruetschi firing ahead of QLD Derby and Futurity series

Team Ruetschi firing ahead of QLD Derby and Futurity series

FEW trainers are in as good a form as Peter Ruetschi at the moment, and the Patrick Estate-based mentor will be aiming to extend his hot run with five runners engaged in Thursday night’s Group 2 Queensland Derby heats at …Read More..

What you may have missed: Next stakeholder forum on this Tuesday

What you may have missed: Next stakeholder forum on this Tuesday

GREYHOUND Racing New South Wales (GRNSW) will conduct their next stakeholder forum at the Gosford greyhound track on Tuesday night. Commencing at 6.05pm, GRNSW CEO Paul Newson is giving participants an opportunity to address their concerns and thoughts regarding animal …Read More..

Betting on group 2 greyhound races

Betting on group 2 greyhound races

Group 2 races feature the best greyhounds chasing some lucrative coin, with the events being a step down from the most prestigious races on the calendar, Group 1 events. Group 2 races include country cups held at provincial venues around …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..

ARG rates the Temlee, Rookie Rebel and Zoom Top invitees

ARG rates the Temlee, Rookie Rebel and Zoom Top invitees

Fifty-three invitations have been sent out for the three Group 1 races on February 21: the Temlee (525m), Rookie Rebel (600m) and Zoom Top (725m), all of which will be run and won at The Meadows. Twenty-six greyhounds have been …Read More..

Finalists announced for 2014 Victorian Greyhound of the Year

Finalists announced for 2014 Victorian Greyhound of the Year

Six superb finalists have been announced for the 2014 Victorian Greyhound of the Year with the winner to be announced on Friday, February 20. Three sprinters and three stayers make up the numbers for the prestigious title and, between the …Read More..

This Week In Racing History

This Week In Racing History

November 19 A crowd estimated at 16,000 attended Harold Park in 1949, creating a new record for attendance at a greyhound meeting in Australia. They saw a dead-heat in one event and Pretty Secret equal the 800 yards (732 metres) …Read More..

2014 Topgun Field Announced

2014 Topgun Field Announced

As Australia’s richest invite-only greyhound race, the Group 1 Topgun is one of the most coveted trophies on the group racing calendar and since it’s inception in 1993 it has been won by some of the greatest athletes our sport …Read More..

Queenslander Flash Reality Books A Spot In National Sprint Championships Final

Queenslander Flash Reality Books A Spot In National Sprint Championships Final

Flash Reality (1) did not need to rely on a wild card to make the final of the National Sprint Championships after he took out the Queensland leg of the series in fine style. The Premier Fantasy and Orara Flash …Read More..

Tony Brett Has Strong Showing In Queensland National Sprint Final

Tony Brett Has Strong Showing In Queensland National Sprint Final

Grandchester-based trainer Tony Brett looks a good chance to book himself a ticket to Cannington for the Nationals. He will rug up three runners in the Queensland National Sprint final on Thursday night at Albion Park and his fastest charge, …Read More..

This Week In Racing History

This Week In Racing History

AUGUST 6 The first greyhound hurdle using a jumping mechanical lure ever to be tried in Australia took place at Wentworth Park in 1954. The device had been invented by Pat Kieran, the ground manager at Wentworth Park. The first …Read More..

Queensland Sprinters Vie For 2014 National Sprint Championships

Queensland Sprinters Vie For 2014 National Sprint Championships

Queensland’s best sprinters will press their claims for a shot at Australia-wide glory when they line up for three heats of the AGRA National Sprint Queensland Championships on Thursday night. Eight greyhounds will progress to next Thursday’s final with the …Read More..

Cart Before The Horse

Cart Before The Horse

It may become part of the folklore of greyhound racing in Australia. The following statement by the appeal judge refers to an incident when a trainer failed to report to stewards an injury to Keybow, then favourite for the final …Read More..

Group One Maturity Series Kicks Off At The Meadows Tonight

Group One Maturity Series Kicks Off At The Meadows Tonight

Centrebet has a fixed odds market for each heat posted. Open an account and take advantage of a $200 free bet to launch with on tonight’s Maturity heats. The Maturity Classic begins on Saturday night at The Meadows with twelve …Read More..

Four Straight For Brett As Flash Reality Wins 2014 Winter Carnival Cup

Four Straight For Brett As Flash Reality Wins 2014 Winter Carnival Cup

Tony Brett continued his stranglehold on the Group One Winter Carnival Cup when Flash Reality (8) put in a dashing display to land the $75,000 to-the-winner event at Albion Park on Thursday night. The win makes it four straight Winter …Read More..

Group One 2014 Winter Carnival Cup Heats Preview

Group One 2014 Winter Carnival Cup Heats Preview

Some of the best sprinters from Queensland and interstate will converge on Albion Park this Thursday night for the running of five heats of the Group One Winter Carnival Cup. The race is conducted over 520 metres and competitiors will …Read More..

This Week In Racing History

This Week In Racing History

JUNE 18th High Earner annexed the 2009 Queensland Derby (520 metres, Albion Park), defeating Fedex by three-quarters of a length with Dashing Corsair just a head away third. On the same night as High Earner was winning the Queensland Derby, …Read More..

2014 Listed Flying Amy Classic Preview

2014 Listed Flying Amy Classic Preview

Some of Queensland’s most promising sprinters will line up for a crack at the $22,500 first prize in the listed Flying Amy Classic at Albion Park this Thursday evening. If times are any guide, there is not a lot between …Read More..

Group One Peter Mosman Classic Heats Preview

Group One Peter Mosman Classic Heats Preview

The coveted Group One Peter Mosman Classic heats will kick off tonight at Wentworth Park, with an enticing $75,000 on offer for winning connections in three weeks time. Six competitive heats will be conducted over the 520m distance, with the …Read More..

2014 Listed Flying Amy Classic Heats Preview

2014 Listed Flying Amy Classic Heats Preview

Flying Amy is one of the greatest bitches to come out of Queensland in the modern era. This Thursday night, the heats of the race named in her honour, the listed Flying Amy Classic, will be held at Albion Park, …Read More..

Flash Reality Claims 2014 Group Two Queensland Derby

Flash Reality Claims 2014 Group Two Queensland Derby

Tony Brett has woven his magic with Flash Reality (5), taking out the Group Two Queensland Derby in race record time at Albion Park on Thursday night. He led from go to whoa holding out race favourite and Perth Cup …Read More..

2014 Group Two Queensland Derby Final Preview

2014 Group Two Queensland Derby Final Preview

Keybow will start as the short-priced favourite in the Group Two Queensland Derby to be run at Albion Park on Thursday night. He is the fastest qualifier through to the final in 29.67, just ahead of Reg Kay’s up-and-coming youngster …Read More..

Greyhound Betting Tips Monday 28th April

Greyhound Betting Tips Monday 28th  April

It’s been quite a ride for the Greyhound industry of recent times with parliamentary enquires, proposal of new tracks, increased patronage and of course track record after track record. The most notable record must go to Shakey Jakey who obliterated …Read More..

 

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