Darren McDonald

From the archives: This day 28th November in greyhound news

This day 28th November in greyhound racing news history From the extensive Australian Racing Greyhound news archives we present the all the action in greyhound...

From the archives: Today 9th September in greyhound racing news

Today 9th September in greyhound racing news history From the extensive Australian Racing Greyhound news archives we present the all the action in greyhound racing...

Finn found guilty over Sweet It Is’ cocaine positive

CHAMPION stayer Sweet It Is looks destined to lose her 2015 Group 1 National Distance Championship title after trainer Braden Finn was found guilty of...

In the stewards room: more live baiters appear before the RADB

PROMINENT Newcastle trainer Ron Bell has been found guilty of racing greyhound Lorna Belle with prohibited substances in its system. Bell was charged with a...

Wentworth Park set for its eighth National Sprint Championship

THIS year marks the 50th anniversary of the National Sprint Championships, and it is a little surprising that for Wentworth Park this will only be...

Seven charged with live baiting by Greyhound Racing Victoria

SEVEN people have been charged by Greyhound Racing Victoria over their involvement in live baiting at the Tooradin Trial Track. Tooradin, south east of Melbourne,...

Playing musical chairs is yet to work for greyhound boards

Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) is arguably the leader of the pack when it comes to the industry Australia-wide. In the post-Four Corners climate there are...

Keeping it in the family

NOT long back I was critical of a club (I think it was Sandown) when it put on a race for female trainers. I suggested...

Who wasn’t involved: the evidence should be available

ONE of the most amazing examples of the failure of the greyhound hierarchy to deal efficiently and professionally with the vast amount of video evidence...

Live baiting saga: Zipping Willow & Zipping Saxon suspended

ZIPPING Willow and Zipping Saxon have both been suspended from racing by Greyhound Racing New South Wales (GRNSW) as a follow on from the live-baiting...

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...

Supreme Court rules Awesome Project can start in Aus. Cup heats

After six hours in the Victorian Supreme Court on Friday night, Awesome Project has been given the all clear to start in Saturday’s Group 1...

Baiting saga update: Brad Canty takes matters to Supreme Court

A NEW welfare levy is being imposed on greyhound prize money and subsidies by Racing Queensland, with it set to raise more than $1.6 million...

Live-baiting scandal update: Caillard resigns, Birch stood down

GREYHOUND Racing Victoria chairman Peter Caillard has quit his post in the latest twist in the live-baiting saga. Caillard informed Martin Pakula, the Victorian Minister...

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...

Hallinan confirms Zipping Willow will not compete in 2015 Temlee

ZIPPING WILLOW is back in the Richmond Vale kennels of her original trainer, Jason Mackay, after a tumultuous week in the lead-up to the Group...

More suspensions in NSW and Vic; Qld greyhounds impounded

LEADING Londonderry trainer Harry Sarkis has been suspended immediately by GRNSW stewards following an inspection of his property and kennels. Sarkis is no stranger to...

Live-baiting scandal: more suspensions on way in Victoria

GREYHOUND Racing Victoria CEO Adam Wallish has told Australian Racing Greyhound that it expects to stand down more registered participants in coming days as the...

Integrity Commissioner reacts to public outrage on live baiting

THE crime has been exposed, now it’s time to find all of the culprits. Victoria’s Racing Integrity Commissioner, Sal Perna, has announced an Own Motion...

ABC live-baiting investigation draws blood

“This is the vision the greyhound racing doesn’t want you to see.” Powerful opening words backed up by a horrific image of a terrified live...

Fields Announced for 2015 Temlee, Rookie Rebel and Zoom Top

THE final fields have been announced for three of Australia’s most prestigious invitation-only greyhound races: the Temlee, the Rookie Rebel and the Zoom Top. Each...

Azza Azza Azza annihilates competition in Shepparton Cup final

AZZA Azza Azza has arrived. The son of Collision and Alotta Mojo won tonight’s Group 2 Shepparton Gold Cup in devastating fashion to take his...

2015 Group 2 Shepparton Cup final tips & betting preview

THE 2015 Shepparton Gold Cup will give some of the best chasers in the land a chance to add $45,000 and a Group 2 title...

Azza Azza Azza sizzles in Shepparton Cup heat

THERE is no doubt that Victoria is the home of country cups racing and with $45,000 on offer to the winner of Sunday’s Group 2...

2015 Group 2 Shepparton Cup heat tips & betting preview

THE 2015 Group 2 Shepparton Cup series will see some of the sport’s brightest stars compete for a spot in Sunday night’s final worth $45,000-to-the-winner....