Forty Twenty

Greyhound racing

Heard hopeful his bitch is Gunnadoo something special in Gold Cup

DESPITE admitting to being slightly disappointed with his greyhound’s heat run, Central Coast trainer John Heard is optimistic the consistent Gunnadoo Cove can atone in...
Harbourne Pups

Talking breeding: Former Irish champ has two promising litters

THIS week’s review of litters selected from the Victorian Litter Registrations list for the week ending March 29, begins with two litters by the 2004...

Talking breeding: Fabregas litter expected to turn heads on track

THIS week’s review of litters selected from the NSW Whelping Report for the week ending November 8, 2015 starts with a nice litter of 10...

2015 Group 3 Magic Maiden – the best on breeding

THE Group 3 Magic Maiden series always manages to produce some highly-talented pups and this year is no different as we look forward to 11 exciting...

This week in racing history

February 12 Champion local sprinter True Vintage notched her fourth consecutive win in taking out the 1988 final of the Launceston Cup by six lengths...

No Value, No Bet

The bloke who claimed that nobody ever reads this column might have been partly right. (Maybe nobody reads it except him?). Here’s what I wrote...

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

JUNE 18th High Earner annexed the 2009 Queensland Derby (520 metres, Albion Park), defeating Fedex by three-quarters of a length with Dashing Corsair just a...

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...

Background: Wentworth Park Gold Cup

This year marks the 48th running of the Wentworth Park Gold Cup, although the race has had a few different ‘official’ names down through the...