Winter Carnival Cup

Talking Breeding: Barcia Bale dominates with four litters

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THIS week’s review of litters selected from the Victorian Litter Registrations list for the week ending July 19, starts with two litters by Victoria’s leading metropolitan sire, Barcia Bale (March 2010 Go Wild Teddy x Princess Bale). At the end …Read More..

Winter Cup betting

Winter Cup betting

The Group 1 Winter Cup is the main feature race throughout the Brisbane Winter Carnival and is run over 520m at Albion Park. The race attracts the best sprinters from around the country, with the 2016 edition worth a whopping …Read More..

Tribute to Paua To Burn

Paua To Burn

THEY say the only thing wrong with dogs is that they can’t live forever. It’s a sentiment shared by Steve White, who had to say goodbye to his ‘best friend’ Paua To Burn on Tuesday afternoon, with the champion race …Read More..

AGRA Group racing records leave a lot to be desired

AGRA Group racing records leave a lot to be desired

THERE are certain things in life which do not need to be stuffed up, or at least not stuffed up on a regular basis, and data entry is one of these. Especially data entry when it involves simply transcribing a …Read More..

2015 Group 1 Brisbane Cup- free tips, betting preview & best odds

THE stage is set for one of the biggest events on the Queensland greyhound racing calendar – the 520-metre Group 1 Brisbane Cup this Thursday at Albion Park. The favourite for the $100,000 to the winner event is the Andrea …Read More..

2015 Group 1 Melbourne Cup heats – every runners chances analysed

ALL eyes will be on Sandown Park this Friday night with eight heats of Australia’s richest greyhound race, the $600,000 Melbourne Cup. The series is set to be the swan song for champion sprinter Fernando Bale which will be aiming …Read More..

Fernando Bale’s amazing Group box record

Fernando Bale’s amazing Group box record

WIN, lose or draw in this year’s Adelaide Cup final, Fernando Bale already owns a unique Group-level racing record. He has won six Group 1 events, two Group 2 races and one Group 3 in his 37-start career so far, …Read More..

Albion Park greyhound track

Albion Park greyhound track

Track name: Albion Park Address: Amy Street, Breakfast Creek, QLD 4010 Phone: (07) 3862 1744 Fax: (07) 3862 2091 Bookings: Call (07) 3862 1744. from 10am Mondays Racing Distances: 331m, 395m, 520m, 600m, 710m Track Records 331m – Miner’s Moss …Read More..

2015 Group 1 Dapto Megastar odds, tips & betting preview

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..

2015 Group 3 Townsville Cup – free odds, tips & betting preview

DUAL Group winner Flash Reality appears destined to add another feature to his imposing record when he jumps from box five in Tuesday night’s Group 3 Townsville Cup. Trained by Tony Brett, the son of Premier Fantasy and Orara Flash …Read More..

Pop The Cork set to go bang in 2015 Listed Flying Amy Classic

Pop The Cork set to go bang in 2015 Listed Flying Amy Classic

BOOM youngster Pop The Cork looms as the dog to beat in Thursday night’s Listed Flying Amy Classic at Albion Park after a near record 29.59 win in his heat last week. Trained by Peter Ruetschi, Pop The Cork, $1.65 …Read More..

Betting on group 1 greyhound races

Betting on group 1 greyhound races

In the world of greyhound racing, there are no better events to bet on than Group 1 features, with the sport’s superior canine athletes, all chasing the biggest winner’s cheques on offer. Why are Group 1 races the best to …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..

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..

This Week In Racing History

This Week In Racing History

December 10 Melbourne celebrated the popular new sport of greyhound racing behind a mechanical lure with the opening of the White City circuit at Tottenham in 1927. Victorian sprinter Zazziam used box one to full effect and took out the …Read More..

My Bro Fabio’s Record Victory Margin

My Bro Fabio’s Record Victory Margin

To win any race by 14 and a half lengths is an unusual achievement in practically any event; to do it in a major race final is truly phenomenal. My Bro Fabio’s victory by that margin in the Group One …Read More..

Buckle Up Wes Becomes The Best Ever From Tasmania

Buckle Up Wes Becomes The Best Ever From Tasmania

When it comes to Tasmanian chasers, the victory of Buckle Up Wes in the Topgun, combined with his success earlier this year in the Australian Cup, arguably makes a case for him to be called the best sprinter to have …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..

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..

This Week In Greyhound Racing History

This Week In Greyhound Racing History

JULY 23 Jewel Stand, the first long distance ‘star’ of racing behind a mechanical lure, set a new track record time of 53.6 for the 920 yards (841 metres) at the Epping (Harold Park) course in 1927. Playgirl Bonnie won …Read More..

This Week In Racing History

This Week In Racing History

JULY 16 Montana Jet won her first race start, over 380 yards at Geelong, by nine lengths in 1957. The black bitch was just 12 months old and went on to win her first four starts, all over the next …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..

All Set For A Brett Quartet

All Set For A Brett Quartet

Some things in life just seem to feel right. An old favourite pair of jeans, the comfy chair, your favourite song. For astute Grandchester mentor Tony Brett it may well be the Group One Winter Carnival Cup that is the …Read More..

2014 Group One Winter Carnival Cup Preview

2014 Group One Winter Carnival Cup Preview

Eight speedy greyhounds from four different states will line up for a shot at the $75,000 first prize in this Thursday night’s Group One Winter Carnival Cup at Albion Park. Master Queensland trainer Tony Brett, who has won the race …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..

This Week In Racing History

This Week In Racing History

JULY 2nd King Renard took out the 1949 Wyong Straight Track Championship, scoring by six lengths over Silver Penny with China Lady a half length away third. West Australian puppy Mister Toewyte defeated Honey Gazelle and Nola’s Copy to take …Read More..

The Jolly Green Giant Stumbles Again

The Jolly Green Giant Stumbles Again

The shocking revelation on this website of Tabcorp’s practice of changing bets after the jump is bad enough. But Tabcorp is also under the gun from Racing NSW about the practice of manipulating incoming Fixed Odds bets to suit its …Read More..

Flash Reality And Awesome Project Dominate Winter Carnival Cup Heats

Flash Reality And Awesome Project Dominate Winter Carnival Cup Heats

Grandchester trainer Tony Brett gave every impression that he could maintain his stranglehold on the Group One Winter Carnival Cup when Flash Reality set the time standard for him at Albion Park on Thursday night. The promising son of Premier …Read More..

 

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