Greyhound racing in time: Dave Righetti & Exclusive one, NSWNCA sacked

Exclusive One
Exclusive One

2016

  • The “Fair Go” rally which was the turning point in the battle for NSW greyhound racing’s survival during the ban draws a crowd of thousands and passionate pleas for fairness.

2015

  • AustralianRacingGreyhound previews the Group 3 Darwin Cup final which includes greyhounds Superfonic, Clash Of Kings and Tear Away Size.
  • Adam Wallish, who has more recently bobbed up again at Racing Queensland; announces he is stepping down as CEO at Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV).

2014

  • Lightest Touch for trainer Robert Glover and owner Jean Lewis wins the Group 3 Laurie Healion Memorial at The Gardens.
  • Clash Of Kings wins the Group 3 Darwin Cup for trainer Stephen Whyte, emulating the deeds of his dam Queen Lauryn.
  • Bruce Teague takes a look at the potential impact of the purchase of the ACT TAB by Tabcorp and wonders will we ever see a single national tote pool?
  • Clarinda Campbell previews the Victorian National Sprint Championship heats at The Meadows with greyhounds Awesome Project, Keybow and Innocent Til engaged.

2013

  • GRNSW cancel the licence of the NSW NCA to run greyhound racing at The Gardens citing the association’s lack of financial viability adding it is not in the best interests of NSW greyhound racing to allow the NSWNCA to continue to run races.
  • Diminutive bitch Millipop gives NT greyhound trainer Dan Rutherford and his family the a huge thrill winning there first race as trainer on a nostalgic night of greyhound racing at Winnellie Park.
  • Miss Lauryn is looking to match her famous mother by winning the Group 3 Darwin Cup after drawing box one in the final.
  • Ali The Great races in to South Australian National Sprint Championship contention after an all the way heat win for trainer Ben Rawlings.

2012

  • GRNSW announce they are doubling down on integrity efforts with plans to increase the budget committed to swabbing and drug detection by 100%.
  • Unusually Bulli greyhounds are set to host the heats of the NSW National Sprint Championships with Barcia Bale, Exclusive One and Oaks Road engaged to contest the heats.
  • The Dave Righetti owned and trained Exclusive One is named as Australia’s best run for the month when breaking the Bulli 472m track record.
  • Barcia Bale is named as the best group greyhound in Australia for the month of July.
  • Robin Wilson takes a look at the success of the Tasmanian bred Paddy’s Flame x Cash Box litter.
  • Peter Oliver reflects on the careers of South Aussie sprinter Goosebumps and promising New South Wales stayer He’s My Future with both being retired.
  • Bruce Teague wonders who the hell is betting such large numbers on unproven maiden greyhounds on debut?

2010

  • El Grand Senor proves too good for opponents in the Group 1 Maturity Classic final at The Meadows.
  • West Australian stayer Blue Lorian wins the AWM Distance Championship for owner trainer Peter Whye.
  • The Terry Cahalan trained and Ben Murphy owned Panic takes out the feature at the SA Virginia coursing meeting.
  • Karen Leek claimed her first group win as a trainer when Din’s Son took out the Group 2 Shepparton Cup.
  • Mr Metz wins the first running of the Dapto MegaStar.

2009

  • Trew Millions is named as Australia’s best greyhound for the past month of July.
  • Mutt Lange is awarded the Australian run of the month for a lst to first effort at Wentworth Park.

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