The Greats

Reliving the Woolley Wilson – Para Main match race 43 years on

IT was arguably one of the strangest match races ever organised in Australia. On June 15, 1973 Australia’s highest prize money winning sprinter and perennial...

RIP Elektra – One Of The All Time Greats

One of Australian Greyhound Racing’s true great stayers passed away today. Elektra was one of the true champions of the modern era and will be...

Zoom Top: The ‘Bradman’ Of Australian Greyhound Racing

In the pantheon of greyhound racing’s superstars there is just one name, almost Bradman-like if one is seeking sporting comparisons, standing practically head and shoulders...

Never Let The Facts Get In The Way ……

For some time now the boffins who inhabit the psychology departments of the planet armed with reams of statistics and tax deductible clipboards have been...

Pushing The Boundaries: Roanokee

In March 1997 trainer Roger Green stated the best distance for his smart young sprinter Roanokee was “from 450 to 500 metres, but he has...

Miata Takes Her Place In The Record Books…..Again

Almost two years to the day since High Earner broke Rapid Journey’s 12-year-old record for the most prize money earned by a racing greyhound in...

Celebrating The Greats: Top Linen – A Big Track Superstar

In a career spanning just 14 months, from March 1957 until May 1958, the brilliant sprinter Top Linen (Fine Linen x Brenda Gay) carved his...

Celebrating The Greats: Satan’s Legend – A Triple Age Classic Winner

Early speed is, quite naturally, a highly-prized attribute for any greyhound, and when it is combined with the ability to consistently run fast times and...

Celebrating The Greats – Brother Fox

The career of Brother Fox, a brindle dog by Little Blade out of the great producer Pitstock Park, spanned a mere 13 months and consisted...

Celebrating The Greats: Best Sun – A Brief, Shining Star

Best Sun: a brief, shining star The annals of greyhound history are littered with countless stories of the ‘could-a-been’ champions as well as the dozens...