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1966 Melbourne Cup

Flashback to the 1966 Melbourne Cup

THE modern-day Melbourne Cup kicked off in 1956 and since then has arguably become the most sought-after race to win on the greyhound racing calendar,...

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...

Time to cut the prize money fat for major greyhound events

WITH a lot of talk suggesting Sweet It Is could become the first greyhound anywhere in the world to win one million dollars in prize...

China Trip remains unique in the annals of the Australian Cup

A FAWN bitch by Brother Fox out of La Paz, in 1993 China Trip became only the ninth greyhound to make the final of the...

What You Might Like To Know About The Australian Cup

This race, the richest, or equal richest, in the country at times, is awash with history. This year will mark its 13th running over 525...

2013 Laurels Classic Final Preview

Tonight’s Laurels Classic final has well and truly been overshadowed by the other big group race on tonight, the 2013 Sale Cup. However there will...

The Australian Cup – 20 Points Of Interest

This year will see the 55th running of the Australian Cup. For 29 of its runnings it was the richest race in the country. For...

Who Was Silver Chief?

This week sees the 46th running of the Silver Chief Classic, a restricted age event for male greyhounds. Formerly held at Sandown Park, until 1999,...

The Melbourne Cup : Steeped In More History Than Many Imagine

Forget the Topgun, ignore the Golden Easter Egg, discount the Adelaide, Perth and Brisbane Cup’s, the Melbourne Cup remains as arguably the one race all...

C’est La Vie Captures The Group 1 Laurels Classic

The Robert Britton trained C’est La Vie ($9.70) made it a one act affair against a quality field of young female chasers in the final...