Greyhound Racing History

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...
Remember when

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...
Quidame 2006

Token Prince: five Group finals in a short career

IT was the peak achievement of his short but spectacular career. When the undefeated NSW sprinter Token Prince (Malawi’s Prince x True Temptation) scored a...
Remember when

The Smoother: A fast and furious six-month career

NOW known as the Peter Mosman Classic, in honour of the former highly-respected GBOTA Chairman who sadly passed away in 1987, this great race for...
Dotie Wilson

Remembering the career of dual Gold Cup winner Dotie Wilson

JUST as many racehorses appear to run better at some tracks than others, so it is with many greyhounds. When night racing was conducted at...
Greyhound Racing

Australian greyhound racing celebrates its 90th anniversary

GREYHOUND racing behind a mechanical lure took place for the first time on Australian soil on a cold Saturday night May 28, 1927. Yet that...

Corcoran: Sandown Cup victory propelled him to stardom

THE Sandown Cup has always been one of the great distance events on the Australian calendar, but before the Group racing era commenced the race...