Dana Beatrice

Miss Elly Mint & Robert Smith

Gosford Cup the biggest win of Miss Elly Mint’s grand career

ON January 6 2009 NSW sprinter Miss Elly Mint (Elite State x Indigo Mint) recorded the biggest victory, in terms of prize money, throughout her...

Mitcharlie Mia out to break tradition in the 2016 Easter Egg

MITCHARLIE Mia will be aiming to become the first Golden Easter Egg winner produced by a former Egg winner when she contests the $250,000 to...

Is greyhound racing dangerous?

HERE is a good question, and one that might set the stage for the next century. Well, the next decade anyway. A reader passed on...

Brett Lee and Awesome Assassin lead the charge on Egg breeding

WITH the 26th running of the Golden Easter Egg set down for this Saturday night, I thought it worth looking back at the breeding lines...

Stately Bird’s crowning Golden Easter Egg achievement

In the history of racing at Wentworth Park, which stretches back to the 1940s, there are only 10 greyhounds who have won 20 or more...

The boys have it…for now

WHEN searching for the potential winner of the Golden Easter Egg, the recent history of the event suggests putting a line through the female contenders,...

Background to the Ladies Bracelet

It was a race inaugurated by the GBOTA, who were then operating out of Harold Park, to compete with the very successful National Futurity, run...

25 Years Of Golden Easter Eggs

In some ways the Golden Easter Egg, which is now one of the premier blue-ribbon events on the racing calendar, is the indirect result of...

This Week In Racing History

MARCH 12th Feltebarb outstayed Benjamin John to win the 1969 Bulli Gold Cup by a length and half over 675 yards (617 metres) at Bulli,...

2014 Bathurst Gold Cup Final Preview

The $12,000 to the winner Bathurst Gold Cup final takes place on Monday afternoon at 6:12pm (Race 8). Frank Hurst and Martin Hallinan train half...