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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...

Wentworth Park’s National Distance Championship history

THIS year marks a synergy for Wentworth Park as it will host its eighth National Distance Championship final, on the same night it hosts its...

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...

Background To The Sir John Dillon Memorial

The 2014 final of the Sir John Dillon Memorial, to be run at Sandown Park, will only be the third time in what will be...

2014 Group One Hume Cup Final Preview

Middle distance racing may not often be the stage where the greats of the sport forge their names, but a quick look at the honour...

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...

Buckle Up Wes Becomes The Best Ever From Tasmania

When it comes to Tasmanian chasers, the victory of Buckle Up Wes in the Topgun, combined with his success earlier this year in the Australian...

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....