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Victorian greyhound racing

Victorian greyhound racing

VICTORIA is often regarded as the premier state for greyhound racing in Australia, featuring the top tier of canine athletes pursuing the most lucrative prize money purses on offer. Approximately 1,000 race meetings are conducted across Victoria each year, with …Read More..

Barking Bad to target Paws of Thunder after Gosford Cup victory

Barking Bad & Michael Eberand

BARKING Bad will be aimed at the heats of the Group 1 Paws of Thunder (520m) at Wentworth Park on January 14 after scoring a sensational victory in Tuesday’s Group 2 Gosford Gold Cup (515m). Starting from box seven in …Read More..

ARG counts down the best greyhounds of 2016

Top 10 greyhounds of 2016

WITH 2017 finally here, Australian Racing Greyhound is counting down the greyhounds which have made an indelible mark on the sport over the past 12 months. These are the athletes which competed at the highest level and proved to be …Read More..

Christmas Gift success a triumph of ability over experience

Christmas Gift success a triumph of ability over experience

WHEN Royal Turbo took the lead going into the first bend in the final of the Group 3 Christmas Gift at Wentworth Park on Saturday night and then simply turned the race into his own, he became the third winner …Read More..

Ring The Bell favourite to win Group 3 Summer Cup

Ring The Bell favourite to win Group 3 Summer Cup

VICTORIAN trainer Gerry O’Keeffe is hoping his superstar stayer Ring The Bell can bounce back to his brilliant best in Saturday night’s Group 3 Summer Cup (720m) at Wentworth Park. The brindle dog was dismal in his heat of the …Read More..

Topcat Video Cups’ surprisingly wide victory margins

Topcat Video Cups’ surprisingly wide victory margins

WHEN the new staying sensation Burn One Down streeted his rivals by a massive nine lengths in taking out the final of the Topcat Video Cup (Group 3) over 725 metres at the Meadows on September 24, the focus, naturally …Read More..

Ring The Bell books his spot in National Distance Championship

Ring The Bell books his spot in National Distance Championship

ULTRA consistent stayer Ring The Bell has booked his spot in the Group 1 National Distance Championship final with a strong victory in the Victorian qualifier at Sandown Park on Thursday night. Jumping from box seven, the brindle dog was …Read More..

Burn One Down appears indomitable in Victorian distance decider

Burn One Down appears indomitable in Victorian distance decider

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..

Talking breeding: Future of litters up in the air after NSW ban

Greyhound Dyna Vila

AMIDST all the turmoil created by the NSW Premier’s decision last week to end greyhound racing in June next year, we still have litters being whelped and registered, with the biggest problem now being the future of these well bred …Read More..

Coleman’s Cardiology on track for McKenna Memorial success

Cardiology

RISING New South Wales stayer Cardiology will be aiming to break through for a victory against some of the best chasers in the country when she heads south to contest a heat of the Group 2 McKenna Memorial at Sandown …Read More..

Ring The Bell scores deserved black type victory in Superstayers

Ring The Bell scores deserved black type victory in Superstayers

GERRY O’Keeffe is planning to target further group race glory with Ring The Bell after the talented stayer scored a tough victory in the Listed Superstayers (710m) at Albion Park on Thursday night. Beginning well from box three in the …Read More..

Finn found guilty over Sweet It Is’ cocaine positive

Finn found guilty over Sweet It Is’ cocaine positive

CHAMPION stayer Sweet It Is looks destined to lose her 2015 Group 1 National Distance Championship title after trainer Braden Finn was found guilty of a breach of the prohibited substance rule. After months of hearings into the matter, the …Read More..

O’Keeffe confident ahead of Thursday’s Superstayers Invitational

O’Keeffe confident ahead of Thursday’s Superstayers Invitational

DESPITE being the outsider of the field, Victorian trainer Gerry O’Keeffe is going into Thursday’s Listed Superstayers (710m) at Albion Park full of confidence. O’Keeffe puts the polish on Ring The Bell which has drawn box three in the four …Read More..

2016 Listed Superstayers – best odds & complete betting preview

MY Boy Brodie will aim to complete a feature race double in the sunshine state when he contests Thursday night’s Listed Superstayers (710m). The blue fawn dog guaranteed himself a start in the invitation-only, four dog field with a dominant victory …Read More..

Bargain boy Brodie bags 2016 Group 1 Gold Cup victory

Bargain boy Brodie bags 2016 Group 1 Gold Cup victory

AN eight hundred dollar purchase has turned out to be one of Australia’s best staying prospects after My Boy Brodie claimed Thursday night’s Group 1 Gold Cup (710m) at Albion Park. Prepared in NSW by father and son training team …Read More..

2016 Group 1 Albion Park Gold Cup – free tips & betting preview

CYNDIE’S Magic will be striving to secure her first win at the highest level when she contests this Thursday’s Group 1 Gold Cup (710m) at Albion Park. The daughter of Magic Sprite and Regal Silver is the $4 favourite with …Read More..

Cyndie’s Magic the fastest qualifier for 2016 Group 1 Gold Cup

Cyndie’s Magic the fastest qualifier for 2016 Group 1 Gold Cup

CYNDIE’S Magic continued her stellar run of form on Thursday night at Albion Park, scoring a determined victory in a heat of the Group 1 Gold Cup (710m). Beginning from box six in the third of four qualifiers, the front …Read More..

Leading trainer Sid Swain offers thoughts on the staying debate

Leading trainer Sid Swain offers thoughts on the staying debate

LEADING NSW conditioner Sid Swain has shared his thoughts on the stayers debate, offering his opinion on whether greyhounds should “back up” within a seven day period. Following a huge public reaction from Bruce Teague’s column ‘Questions need to be …Read More..

Greyhound overbreeding myth exposed

Greyhound overbreeding myth exposed

Now that Greyhounds Australasia has published the final stats for Australian greyhound racing in 2015 we are in a position to confirm a point made by a couple of readers recently. Over the 12 years from 2003 the number of …Read More..

The tales of the underdogs and their huge odds

The tales of the underdogs and their huge odds

THE victory by Bells Are Ringin’ in last Thursday’s Group 1 Sandown Cup, at official odds of $38.40, although Sportsbet, for example, had her at $81.00 fixed odds at the finish, is easily the biggest ‘upset’ in the history of …Read More..

Questions need to be asked regarding Cup favourite’s performance

Questions need to be asked regarding Cup favourite’s performance

I HAVE now read four different accounts, including reports from the stewards and GRV, of the running of “world’s richest greyhound staying race”, the 715m Sandown Cup, and not one has discussed the abysmal performance of No Donuts (aside from …Read More..

Sandown Cup win delivers O’Keeffe the biggest thrill of his life

Sandown Cup win delivers O’Keeffe the biggest thrill of his life

GERRY O’Keeffe was the happiest man in Australia on Thursday night after his underrated stayer Bells Are Ringin’ took out the world’s richest staying race, the Group 1 Sandown Cup, at Sandown Park. Jumping from box five as the rank …Read More..

Bells Are Ringin causes a colossal upset in 2016 Sandown Cup

Bells Are Ringin causes a colossal upset in 2016 Sandown Cup

BELLS Are Ringin’ has defeated some of the country’s best stayers to take out the 2016 Group 1 Sandown Cup (715m) at Sandown Park on Thursday night. Up to $51 was on offer for the brindle bitch to take out …Read More..

Veteran trainer and chaser out to secure Sandown Cup glory

Veteran trainer and chaser out to secure Sandown Cup glory

LEN Ketelaar and Luna Jinx are both getting towards the end of their careers, but the pair are hoping they can go out with a bang in Thursday night’s Group 1 Sandown Cup (715m). Juna Jinx, which is officially trained …Read More..

2016 Group 1 Sandown Cup – best odds & betting preview

DUAL group 1 winner No Donuts is the favourite to take out Australia’s Richest staying race, the Group 1 Sandown Cup (715m), at Sandown Park this Thursday following a slashing victory in his heat last week. Beginning from box six …Read More..

Does travel affect a greyhound’s performance?

Does travel affect a greyhound’s performance?

GREAT stuff for Geoff Scott-Smith and his talented dog Dundee Osprey after winning $145,000 Group 1 Harrison-Dawson at Sandown Park last Thursday. “Absolutely incredible, just absolutely incredible,” said the spritely 69 year old of his first win at group level. …Read More..

Thursday, 26 May 2016

Thursday, 26 May 2016

Greyhound Box Draw For Sandown Park – Thursday, 26 May 2016 Race No. 1Rsn927 Sandown Cup Night7:10 PM (VIC time) Mixed 6/7 event over 515 metres at Sandown park Of $7,150 Prizemoney. 1st: $5,000 2nd: $1,430 3rd: $720. No.NameGradeFormBestLastTrainer 1KIMBER …Read More..

No Donuts dominates in Group 1 Sandown Cup heat

No Donuts dominates in Group 1 Sandown Cup heat

NO Donuts affirmed his status as Australia’s best stayer with a dominant display in a heat of the Group 1 Sandown Cup (715m) at Sandown Park on Thursday night. Stepping fairly from box six in the fifth of seven heats, …Read More..

Howard Ashton betting

Howard Ashton betting

The Group 3 Howard Ashton is a highly sought after feature in the festival state, open to South Australian bred greyhounds whelped between January 1 and June 30 two years prior to the running of the feature each year. The …Read More..

Sunday, 22 May 2016

Sunday, 22 May 2016

Greyhound Box Draw For Sandown (SAP) – Sunday, 22 May 2016 Race No. 1Find Us On Facebook1:51 PM (VIC time) Maiden event over 515 metres at Sandown Of $1,415 Prizemoney. 1st: $990 2nd: $285 3rd: $140. No.NameGradeFormBestLastTrainer 1CITY SLANG (NSW)[M]63423NBTG …Read More..

 

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