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Two Bills back from injury with blistering win at Launceston

TWO Bills (Spring Gun x China Lady Feb ’15) proved he is one of the hottest greyhounds in Tasmania with a brilliant 29.54 victory at...

Group 3 Chairman’s Cup – free tips and best bookmaker prices

THREE heats of the Chairman Cup are set to be held at Wentworth Park on Saturday night, with some of the best greyhounds from NSW...
Greyhound Dyna Vila

Talking breeding: Future of litters up in the air after NSW ban

AMIDST all the turmoil created by the NSW Premier’s decision last week to end greyhound racing in June next year, we still have litters being...

Joffa’s Me Mate aiming to score a swooping win in Launceston Cup

COLLINGWOOD supporters will be tuning in to the Tassie greyhounds on Monday night to rally behind the cleverly named Joffa’s Me Mate in the Group...

The last long-distance McKenna Memorial fell to a versatile champ

IN 2010 the long-standing John McKenna Memorial was first run over the middle distance of 595 metres at Sandown Park. Previously, the Group 2 event...

Monday, 2 March 2015

Greyhound Box Draw For Launceston – Monday, 2 March 2015 Race No. 1Hof Busy Vintage Division17:38 PM 6 event over 515 metres at Launceston Of...

Chinatown Lad Inducted Into The Tasmanian Greyhound Hall Of Fame

Former champion stayer Chinatown Lad was one of four inductees to the Tasmanian Greyhound Hall of Fame at the Hobart Thousand function on Saturday night....

So, He’s Not The Best Sprinter From The Island State? Sure?

I have to admit to being somewhat surprised by the reaction to my article ‘Buckle Up Wes becomes the best ever from Tasmania.’ Following his...

This Week In Racing History

October 15 Rose Moss defeated Inky Ebony by three lengths with Jagson third in the 1966 Sydney Cup final, run over 790 yards at Wentworth...

Background to the Sydney Cup

The Sydney Cup was the first of what became the ‘big four’ distance events on the Sydney city racing calendar. Starting in 1963, it was...

Background To The Chairman’s Cup

This Saturday night will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Chairman’s Cup, a race inaugurated by the GBOTA to honour its past and present chairmen....

This Week In Racing History

SEPTEMBER 10 Security Star set a new track record time of 20.03 for the 350 metres trip at Kempsey in 2005. Lochinvar Prada annexed the...

Superstar Stayers In Sydney For 2014 Chairmans Cup

If you could select a trio of stayers that you’d hope to see contest a Group Three event, chances are that all the greyhounds you...

Star-studded Field To Contest Johnston Puppy Final At Devonport

A classy field will contest the George and Eileen Johnston Puppy Championship Final (452 metres) at the NWGRC meeting conducted at the Devonport Raceway next...

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...

Hurdle Racing: Spectacular, But Now Just A Part of History

Almost as soon as greyhound racing behind the mechanical lure commenced in Australia in May 1927, the venues began thinking of ways to keep attracting...

2014 Group One Gold Cup Preview

Group one racing graces the environs of Albion Park this Thursday evening with the final of the 2014 Group One Gold Cup taking place. The...

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...

2014 Group One Gold Cup Heats Preview

Group One racing moves to the Sunshine State this Thursday night when three heats of the 2014 Gold Cup are conducted at Albion Park. The...

Background To The Sandown Cup

With upset results the order of the day in the heats, this year’s Sandown Cup final has been robbed of a lot of interest. There’s...

This Week in Racing History

MAY 14 Josh won the 1949 Easter Stake, run over 800 yards (732 metres) on the loam track at Harold Park. Josh scored by a...

2014 Group One Sandown Cup Heats Preview

It’s a race that demands quality, the world’s richest staying race, The Group One Sandown Cup. Four heats of the time honoured event are set...

More Of Too Much Of A Good Thing

I have no idea how best to train stayers, but I know what I like to bet on. More and more it seems that dogs...

A Look At The 2014 Dapto Puppy Auction Results

The 2014 Dapto Puppy Auction took place on Sunday, 4 May. A total of 350 lots were catalogued to be auctioned. A number of pups...

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...