Graeme Bate

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’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....

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...