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Greg Board slams GRNSW decision to suspend dogs

LEADING breeder and owner Greg Board is shocked at the decision by Greyhound Racing New South Wales (GRNSW) to suspend two of his promising pups...

Live-baiting scandal: The darkest week in an industry’s history

JUST a week has elapsed since the nation was shocked by revelations of live baiting in the greyhound industry broadcast on the ABC’s investigative program...

This Week In Racing History

December 31 The last night meeting with betting for greyhound racing in NSW was held in 1927, following the passing of new government legislation. The...

Background To The AWM Distance Title

In some ways the AWM Distance Title is one of the ‘unsung’ long-standing major distance races on the Australian calendar. Of course, if Xylia Allen...

Background To The McKenna Memorial

Anyone wondering why Victoria has always produced some of the best ‘half-milers’ in the country only needs to look at the plethora of major distance...

Background To The Albion Park Gold Cup

From the time of its inception, the Albion Park Gold Cup (originally the Gabba Gold Cup) has been a tough race. This is particularly so...

This Week In Racing History

JUNE 4th The second mechanical lure race meeting ever held in Australia was run at Epping (Harold Park), in 1927. Races were conducted over 480...

This Week In Racing History

APRIL 9th The photo finish camera was used for the first time at the White City, Launceston track in 1949. Only two races required the...

Background: Wentworth Park Gold Cup

This year marks the 48th running of the Wentworth Park Gold Cup, although the race has had a few different ‘official’ names down through the...

The Sandown Cup – The 21st Century History

In greyhound racing circles, the month of May can only mean one thing – Sandown Cup. The ‘Melbourne Cup for Stayers’ always attracts the finest...

Celebrating The Greats: Texas Gold – The Stayer With The Sizzling Finish

Regarded as one of the most exciting ‘come-from-behind’ long distance performers since Victorian champion Bold Trease, the black dog Texas Gold (Flying Penske x Sheza...

Next Top Model Wins A Thrilling Sandown Cup Final

Next Top Model scored a thrilling last-gasp victory in a memorable Radio Sport 927 Sandown Cup at Sandown Park tonight. Trained by leading Pearcedale mentor...

Easter Chase Upset For Jarvis Bale

The ever-consistent Jarvis Bale opened his Wentworth Park account at the best possible time with victory in the Globe Memorial Easter Chase (720m) on Saturday...

Mantra Lad Stages Staying Comeback For Sandown Cup

Mantra Lad proved himself Australia’s premier ‘half-miler’ after sensationally winning Australia’s richest ever race for stayers, the $143,000 Group 1 Radio Sport 927 Sandown Cup...

Dana Beatrice Scores 2009 Golden Easter Egg Upset

Cowra greyhound Dana Beatrice, owned and trained by the McDonald brothers Rod and Wes, has pulled off one of the greatest Golden Easter Egg upsets...

Group 3 Globe Memorial Easter Chase Field Finalised

The field for the 2009 Group 3 Globe Memorial Easter Chase Invitation has been finalised with some of Australia’s best staying talent available accepting nomination...

Western Land Land’s Linda Britton’s Fifth Galaxy

Linda Britton won her fifth Sky Channel Galaxy final when Western Land ($8.20) (Big Daddy Cool-On This Fold) ran on from third to defeat South...

Vintage Octane Gets His Box And Galaxy Favouritism

Upsets and form reversals abounded last Saturday night in the heats of Australia’s second richest staying event on the calendar, the Group 1 Sky Channel...

Gold Slammer’s Inspired Gold Cup Win For His Sick Trainer

here was great joy and a few tears shed when Gold Slammer won the Wentworth Park Gold Cup final over the testing 720 metres last...

Others Quoted Steals Sydney Cup

John Mooney further endorsed his reputation as one of the countries finest trainers of stayers, when Other Quoted revived ememories of Best Quoted and her...

Tasmanians Quinella The Sandown Cup

Tasmanian duo Chinatown Lad and Fallen Zorro gave trainer Shane Whitney his biggest thrill in racing when his star litter-mates quinellaed the $86,000 Group 1...