Greyhound Racing History

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...
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Remember when: Fair Sentence won the 1989 Geelong Cup

HE would be the veteran of 107 starts at a time when it was unusual for top-flight greyhounds to compete so often, but Fair Sentence...

Remember when: The 1969 Sydney Cup produced a major upset

WHEN greyhound racing in the harbour city was conducted on two tracks, Harold Park and Wentworth Park, the Sydney Cup, inaugurated in 1963, was the...
Quidame 2006

Remember when: Jurassic Vapour made three Adelaide Cup finals

THE Adelaide Cup has been one of Australia’s most prestigious events since Angle Park commenced racing but it is a Queensland sprinter who arguably almost...
Greyhound racing in Canberra

Coulta Bandit – the only dual Canberra Cup winner

Coulta Bandit remains the only dog to have won the ACT feature event on two separate occasions.

Kobble Creek: tenacious at the highest level

The National Distance Championship is meant to pit the very best ‘half-milers’ of each state against each other in a true test of racing skill...
Quidame 2006

Remember when: Pharaoh’s Mask won the Maturity Classic

WHEN looking through the honour roll of the winners of the Maturity Classic it is perhaps no surprise that future top line sprinters are heavily...
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Remember when: Buka Sunset bowed out in form in Bendigo Cup

HE had already established himself as one of the best sprinters in the country when, on December 14, 1987, Buka Sunset contested his last race,...
Queensland greyhound racing

Cyndie’s Magic carves out unique distance final record

It’s noteworthy that since the turn of the century the Queensland all-distance champion Cyndie’s Magic is the only greyhound which has managed to make the...