Duncan Stearn

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Remembering the greats: Highly Blessed

A greyhound whose racing career ended right at the advent of the Group Racing Calendar, Highly Blessed (Chariot Supreme x I’m Blessed), was among the...
Quidame 2006

Remember When: Sprint Queen Mint Magic wows for Watson

Owner-trainer Ray Watson was associated with plenty of top-class racers during his lengthy career, but one of his best was a red brindle bitch, whelped...
Quidame 2006

Remember when: Tenthill Doll won the Golden Easter Egg

THE measure of a champion is its ability to overcome adversity in the run and to also be able to win from even the worst...

Remembering the greats: Bobniak

WITHOUT doubt the most impressive son of the imported sire Farloe Melody was the brilliant sprinter Bobniak (x Paris Match). Whelped in September 1995, Bobniak...
Quidame 2006

Remember when: Winifred Bale ruled NSW greyhounds for two years

IN August 1980, Allen and June Wheeler’s former star bitch Emiline Bale whelped a litter of puppies sired by the great Victorian sprinter Temlee. One...
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Elle Gazelle shares a name with the former King of Harold Park

ON December 2 at Sandown Park a greyhound named Elle Gazelle finished well beaten in a heat of the Laurels, but her name brought back...

Would Rapid Journey have earned $1 million if racing in 2017?

THIS writer has previously penned an article asking the question -and hopefully providing a reasonably satisfactory answer- about how much the great Zoom Top, active...

The top eight seconds in the history of the Group 1 Melbourne Cup

APART from being the richest greyhound race in Australia, surely one of the reasons the Melbourne Cup is so highly regarded is that since its...
Quidame 2006

Remember when: Red Mystique won the Sir John Dillon Memorial

ON September 18, 1997 the New South Wales stayer Red Mystique (Warren’s Flyer x Mystery Pearl Dec ’94) collected $16,000 as she cruised to a...
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Remember when: Woolley Wilson won the 1972 Vic Peters Classic

FOR many years, the Vic Peters Memorial Classic was the premier race in New South Wales for young sprinters with winners often being considered as...