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Fire Legend runs hot with Sprinters Cup win at Grafton

Aptly named greyhound Fire Legend is showing no signs of slowing down after his 107th start last night at Grafton, where he took out the...
Shereen Bale

Greyhound racing in time: Graeme Bate at the peak of his game in 2011

2017 Trainer Tony Brett says there’s plenty ready to take his place as Fast Times is withdrawn from the Queensland National Sprint Championship heats. FAST...
Barcia Bale

Today in greyhound racing time: Graeme Bate dominates 2012

2016 The NSW greyhound industry was shocked to find a trainer had been found to have used a cattle prod on a greyhound in the...
Fernando Bale

Today’s greyhound racing news back in time

Australian Racing Greyhound delves back in to the archives to look back at this day in greyhound history. 2016 Country greyhound trainer Vicki Prest says...
Stewards' wrap

Stewards: Three banned for life, Shillington, Mitchell penalised

THOMAS Mitchell and Blake Shillington had their Victorian Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board (RADB) inquiries finalised this week after they were charged with a string...
Remember when

Remember when: Fair Sentence won the 1989 Geelong Cup

HE would be the veteran of 107 starts at a time when it was unusual for top-flight greyhounds to compete so often, but Fair Sentence...

Double agent spills beans on Animals Australia greyhound sting

A ROGUE Animals Australia operative, who is a trainer in Victoria, has shed light on the circumstances surrounding the Lara raids last week. At a...

Lara raids still remain a mystery

CONFUSION continues to surround the circumstances which saw a greyhound racing property at Lara raided on Wednesday afternoon. A Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) media release...

Zambora Brockie joins a special class by winning Ballarat Cup

After overcoming the ‘hoodoo’ of box two to become only the second greyhound to take out the Ballarat Cup from that alley since 1999, Zambora...

Jason Thompson records an amazing fourth Shepparton Cup

ON September 24, leading trainer Jason Thompson went into the final of the Group 2 Shepparton Cup with three runners and emerged victorious when Aston...

Vince Curry dead heat a rarity in Australian greyhound racing

THE amazing dead-heat between kennelmates Split Image (box 4) and Paua To Avoid (box 8) in the final of the Group 2 Vince Curry Memorial...

Dailly’s probable record training feat at The Meadows

ON Saturday night, February 13, at the Meadows, Victoria’s leading kennel, headed by Andrea Dailly, completely dominated proceedings, winning an incredible six of the 12...

Wheeler removes his dogs after Nicole Davis returns positive swab

SUPERSTAR sprinter Dyna Villa will be scratched from this Sunday’s Group 2 Horsham Cup final as owner Paul Wheeler removes all of his greyhounds from...

News wrap: Newson says animal cruelty will be stamped out

THE stand-in CEO of Greyhound Racing New South Wales, Paul Newson, has received an interim report from Deputy Police Commissioner Dave Madden into claims that...

Industry & stewards wrap: GRV send Bate back to the outer

GREYHOUND Racing Victoria (GRV) has announced they have recommenced the three year disqualification handed down to former champion trainer Graeme Bate following an investigation into...

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...

Stewards on the march?

THERE is movement at the station. For the first time in recent memory Victorian stewards have started querying trainers about improved performance of their dogs....

Hunt greyhound returns positive for amphetamine, methamphetamine

ANOTHER high-profile trainer may be in hot water with stewards: one of Jenny Hunt’s greyhounds has returned a positive swab to the permanently banned prohibited...

This week in racing history

FEBRUARY 5 Beau Palomino won the 1972 Hobart Thousand, the last to be run over 540 yards (494 metres) before the distance was changed to...
Lansley Bale

Lansley Bale’s Brilliant Cranbourne Cup Success

FORMER NSW sprinter Lansley Bale might have hated Wentworth Park, but the red fawn dog by Farloe Melody out of Carmel Bale certainly knew his...

This Week In Racing History

December 24 According to a report published in the Canberra Times on this day in 1991, the Canberra greyhound club had received just over $500,000...

Graeme Bate Fires Back At GRV

Leading former trainer Graeme Bate has been left nonplussed by the decision to remove him from the Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) Hall of Fame. But...

Graeme Bate Removed From The GRV Hall Of Fame

The Board of Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) has resolved to remove Graeme Bate from the Hall of Fame following his disqualification for deliberately administering a...

Rapid Journey’s Great Melbourne Cup Feat

It was the race that broke the ‘hoodoo’ for one of the greatest greyhounds to have ever raced over the sprint courses in Australia. The...

Graeme Bate Penalty Increased On Appeal From GRV

Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) has, for the first time, appealed a decision of the independent Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board (RADB) for being too lenient....