WHILE greyhound people in NSW are effectively labeled by the state premier and much of his ruling party as being incapable of following animal welfare laws, the state government of Victoria has taken an entirely different view and, following a …Read More..
LAST week the Maitland Greyhound Breeders Owners & Trainers Association (GBOTA) welcomed Tony Edmunds on board, with the veteran Journalist assuming the position of Operations Manager at the Hunter Valley track. Edmunds takes over from former manager Jeanette Bennett, who …Read More..
HAS our uniquely Australian obsession with breeding for speed led to weaker greyhounds? Are we far too obsessed by track records and ever faster times? Should we instead be concentrating on breeding stronger chasers? Punters are the lifeblood of racing …Read More..
THIS week’s review of litters from the Victorian Litter Registrations list for the week ending May 9, starts with a nice litter of eleven pups by Melbourne and Australian Cups winner Dyna Double One (March 2013 Barcia Bale x Crystin …Read More..
THIS week’s review of litters selected from the NSW Whelping Report for the week ending December 17, 2015 starts with two litters registered by Churchable breeder, Casey Dargusch, with a total of 16 pups. The first of the two litters …Read More..
The Perth Cup is the sole group 1 race run over the sprint trip in Western Australia. The race is open to the best greyhounds nominated, with the final worth a massive $150,000 to the winner in 2016, the first …Read More..
THIS week’s review of litters selected from the NSW Whelping Report for the week ending November 22, 2015 starts with a nice litter of nine pups by the multiple group 1 winner Keybow (December 2011 Take The Kitty x Key …Read More..
THIS week’s review of litters selected from the NSW Whelping Report for the week ending November 15, 2015 starts with a nice litter of eleven pups by the extremely successful, veteran Australian sire, Collision (August 2001 Brett Lee x Rumble …Read More..
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..
THIS week’s review of litters selected from the NSW Whelping Report for the week ending October 18, 2015 starts with a nice litter of six pups registered by Londonderry breeder, Harry Sarkis, by the US born, international stud success Kinloch …Read More..
THE 2015 edition of the Listed Newcastle Cup to be run at The Gardens on Friday afternoon and sees a strong field assembled for a chance at the $15,000 winner’s purse. Local chaser Ada Mary heads the market at $2.50 …Read More..
SOME of South Australia’s best sprinters will head to Gawler on Sunday to contest the Group 3 Gawler Cup over 530 metres. The favourite for the $25,000-to-the-winner event is track record holder It’s Classified which scored a slick 30.39 heat …Read More..
CHAMPION sprinter Fernando Bale will be aiming to capture his eighth Group 1 victory on Saturday night when he exits box one in the 2015 invitation-only Topgun at The Meadows. The son of Kelsos Fusileer and Chloe Allen became the …Read More..
DUAL Group 1 winner Keybow will face the starter for the final time when he lines up in Saturday night’s Group 1 Topgun at The Meadows. Trained by Tony Brett, the decision has been made to retire Keybow after …Read More..
ONE of the best fields to have raced in South Australia will line-up for Friday night’s Group 1 Adelaide Cup, with $75,000 awaiting winning connections. The eight finalists have contested 272 races between them resulting in 128 wins and 90 …Read More..
CHAMPION trainer Tony Brett is hopeful his star sprinter Keybow will be able to confirm his spot in this month’s Group 1 Topgun when he contests the Group 3 Gold Coast Cup at Albion Park on Thursday night. The son …Read More..
ANGIE Rocks will be the dog to beat in Thursday’s Group 3 South Australian Oaks at Angle Park despite being drawn awkwardly in box five. Trained by Mario Briganti, the daughter of Kinloch Brae and Punk Rock Lass qualified for …Read More..
LEADING Queensland conditioner Tony Brett says his star duo Keybow and Flash Reality are in excellent order ahead of the Group 1 Dapto Megastar this Friday night. The veterans, which both turn four years of age in December, received an …Read More..
THE best sprinters from around Australia will converge on Wentworth Park this Saturday night with the running of the Group 1 National Sprint Championship over 520 metres, but Christine Proctor is hopeful that her track specialist, Bessy Boo, can cause …Read More..
THE Nationals puzzle is almost complete, with the representatives from Victoria, Queensland, Western Australia, South Australia and Tasmania all locked into place after various qualifiers have been run around the country over the last week. The winners from each state …Read More..
ALBION Park will host the finals of both the Queensland Sprint and Distance Championships on Thursday night, with some of the best chasers from the Sunshine State set to do battle for a spot in the respective National finals to …Read More..
LEGENDARY Hunter Valley trainer Ken Cheetham returned to the winners list after a nearly three year-long battle with cancer last Thursday at Maitland, landing his first victory back with talented youngster Defy Emotion. Jumping from box eight, the daughter of …Read More..
NAMED after two of the most prominent Chairmans of the Sandown Greyhound Racing Club, Henry Harrison and Geoff Dawson, the Harrison-Dawson will be run as a Group 1 event for the first time in 2015 when the lids fly open …Read More..
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..