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Today’s greyhound racing in time

We take a look back through the archives of Australia’s oldest and largest greyhound racing news website to cast an eye over this day in...

Seeking Justice wins the 2016 Group 1 Galaxy

SEEKING Justice scored the biggest win of his 48 start career on Saturday night, taking out the Group 1 Galaxy at Cannington. Starting as the...

Group 1 Galaxy – runner by runner stats and best bookie odds

SEEKING Justice is all the rage to take out this Saturday’s Group 1 Galaxy at Cannington after a stunning debut over the track and trip...

Behind the binoculars of the 2016 Perth Cup and Galaxy

THE voice of Western Australian greyhound racing, Peter O’Neill, will pick up the binoculars and microphone to call his 10th Group 1 Perth Cup at...

Seeking Justice the fastest qualifier for 2016 Group 1 Galaxy

SEEKING Justice will be aiming to secure his first win at the highest level after winning his heat of the Group 1 Galaxy (720m) on...
AWESOME PROJECT

Talking Breeding: Awesome Project has bloodlines to excel at stud

THIS week’s review of litters selected from the NSW Whelping Report for the week ending December, 2015 starts with two litters by the beautifully bred,...

This week in racing history

March 12 Champion West Australian sprinter Reggemite scored by nine and a half lengths over 530 metres at Mandurah in 1999 and ran a new...

When Will Racing Bosses Address The Facts?

As thousands of our readers would know, this column has been campaigning for some time about the unwise practice of forcing so-called stayers to back...

RIP Elektra – One Of The All Time Greats

One of Australian Greyhound Racing’s true great stayers passed away today. Elektra was one of the true champions of the modern era and will be...

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

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...

This Week in Racing History

MARCH 26th World Park Ned defeated Queenslander Hardell by just three-quarters of a length to take out the 1983 National Derby, run over 530 metres...

2014 Group One Rookie Rebel Preview

Between 1957 and 1958, a white and fawn dog by Dream’s Image out of Lady Janellen completed a magical treble when he won the Melbourne...

“The handlers can do more” – A Look Behind The Voice Of Cannington.

While he appears to have a fascination with gumtrees and white roses, regular W.A racecaller Peter O’Neill has become one of the most recognisable voices...

Sydney Gem: The Queen Of The Dam Tail-Line

What do former Group racing stars Sydney Dingaan, Dallas Duo, Bomber Gleeson, Nashemraro, Star Of Mine, Elektra, and Lektra Jay have in common? The answer...

Queensland Rejects Progress

New laws covering the establishment of Queensland’s four-board racing structure have now been inked in by Racing Minister Steve Dickson. A chairman and two members...

He Knows Uno Headlines AWM Distance Championship Heats

Recent Group 1 Gold Cup winner He Knows Uno heads a quality line-up of chasers in two heats of the Group 2 AWM Distance Championship...

Lektra Jay Too Good In Rookie Rebel

The Andrea Dailly-trained Lektra Jay overcame box eight to take out the Group 2 Macro Meats Rookie Rebel over 600 metres at The Meadows in...

More Than Flash

Everybody in greyhounds knows it – breeders, trainers, genuine punters, even stewards. Hard chasing has to be the top of the list of critical characteristics...

Mystic Apple’s 2011 Sale Cup

Mystic Apple ($6.30) has won the Group 1 Sale Cup in a performance that has been a long time in the making. The Val Awramenko...

Finishing Off The Race

Have a choice between a nippy dog and a hard chaser? Take the keen one any time – at least you know what it will...

Prizes And Other Oddities

SA is now easing up a little on its plot to uncover distance champions. Added prize money is being dropped in some cases. Not a...

Mantra Lad’s 2009 Group 2 Sale Cup

Champion greyhound Mantra Lad overcame an imperfect preparation to snare the Group 2 Sale Cup on Boxing Day. The Graeme Jose-trained superstar had what looked...

Greyhound Racing Tips For Thursday 1st October 2009

Welcome to Australian Racing Greyhound’s Greyhound Racing Tips for Thursday 1st October 2009 with Tips tonight from Sandown Park (Victoria), Dapto (New South Wales), Albion...

Graeme Bate Inducted To Hall Of Fame

Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) tonight launched its Victorian Greyhound Racing Hall of Fame at Sandown Greyhound Racing Club. Graeme Bate has tonight been announced as...