Duncan Stearn

Bessy Boo

Bessy Boo leaves as Wentworth Park’s brightest star

WITH his retirement at the end of last year, former Wentworth Park star Bessy Boo has undoubtedly set a record which will almost certainly never...

Silver Chief Classic has been breeding ground for stars

The Silver Chief Classic was first inaugurated in Melbourne in 1964 and was meant to rival the National Derby, the age classic begun by the...
Miss Elly Mint & Robert Smith

Gosford Cup the biggest win of Miss Elly Mint’s grand career

ON January 6 2009 NSW sprinter Miss Elly Mint (Elite State x Indigo Mint) recorded the biggest victory, in terms of prize money, throughout her...

How does Swimming Goat’s record rate against history?

SINCE March this year the performances of the intriguingly-named former Australian short-course sprinter Swimming Goat in New Zealand have made headlines not only in the...

Metro Man finds a new lease of racing life in Townsville

FORMER Northern Rivers speed merchant Metro Man, a member of the Elite State x Kingsbrae Di litter whelped in February 2013, is carving a new...

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...
Wentworth Park

Is it time to relinquish Wentworth Park?

SEPTEMBER 2017 will mark the 30th anniversary of the closure of Harold Park. That closure reduced Sydney city racing to just one venue, Wentworth Park,...

Summer Cup dead-heat a true rarity in major races

THE dead-heat between Victorian stayer Ring The Bell and local hope Melissa’s Pride in the final of the 720m Summer Cup at Wentworth Park is,...

Zambora Brockie joins a special class by winning Ballarat Cup

After overcoming the ‘hoodoo’ of box two to become only the second greyhound to take out the Ballarat Cup from that alley since 1999, Zambora...

Zambora Brockie faces yet another ‘box’ hurdle in Ballarat Cup

TOP class sprinter Zambora Brockie recently failed as the punter’s elect in the Melbourne Cup (515m), and became the 21st successive greyhound to be defeated...