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Brisbane Cup 1979 – Acclaim Star stars at the GABBA

On the eve of the 2016 G1 Brisbane Cup, Australian Racing Greyhound takes a look back to 1979 when the race was won by arguably...
Anthony Azzopardi with Zambora Brockie

Can Zambora Brockie overcome history to win the Melbourne Cup?

THIS year’s Melbourne Cup final will be the 21st time the race has been conducted over the 515m distance at Sandown Park. Zambora Brockie has...

Speed may become an irrelevance in racing’s future

WHILE greyhound people in NSW are effectively labeled by the state premier and much of his ruling party as being incapable of following animal welfare...

Bomber collects the ‘mainland metro set’ with Winter Cup heat win

WHEN Victorian speedster Blazin’ Bomber (Kinloch Brae x Absolute Stunna) took out his heat of the Group 1 Winter Cup over 520m at Albion Park...

Why are we risking the welfare of the breed for pure speed?

HAS our uniquely Australian obsession with breeding for speed led to weaker greyhounds? Are we far too obsessed by track records and ever faster times?...

The tales of the underdogs and their huge odds

THE victory by Bells Are Ringin’ in last Thursday’s Group 1 Sandown Cup, at official odds of $38.40, although Sportsbet, for example, had her at...

Dyna Double One’s Australian Cup win equals 58-year-old record

THE brilliant come-from-behind victory by the Andrea Dailly-trained Dyna Double One in the $250,000-to-the-winner final of the Group 1 Australian Cup (525m) at the Meadows...

Chief Havoc: considered by some as the greatest ever

WHEN the Australian Greyhound Racing Association (AGRA) introduced honorary membership to the Group Racing Hall of Fame, the first three greyhounds inducted as honorary members...

Xylia Allen Joins Zoom Top In Historic Performance

Xylia Allen may have failed to win the National Distance Championship final at Cannington, but by running second she did succeed in becoming Australia’s highest...

Background To The National Sprint Championship

Cannington plays host to National Sprint Championship final in 2014 for only the fifth time in the history of the event. It first staged the...