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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...

Topcat Video Cups’ surprisingly wide victory margins

WHEN the new staying sensation Burn One Down streeted his rivals by a massive nine lengths in taking out the final of the Topcat Video...
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Talking Breeding: American sires continue to impact in Australia

THIS week’s review of litters selected from the Victorian Litter Registrations list for the week ending September 7 begins with three litters by the highly...

Overcoming difficulties at The Meadows

EASILY the best run of the night at The Meadows big meeting last Saturday came from Star Recall in the Group 1 Australian Stayers Cup...

This week in racing history

February 26 Swanston Lass overcame box six to win the 1968 Australian Cup from NSW contenders Rokoko and Miami Moss. In a major upset, Lee...

Let’s see the last of the non-penalty races

VICTORIA’S recent decision to dump the use of Non-Penalty racing at Melbourne’s secondary meetings each week may be returning dividends. At the very least it...

Dyna Villa Aims Up For Wheeler Glory In The Melbourne Cup

The world’s biggest race is about to take place and it wouldn’t be the same without the world’s biggest owner playing a significant hand. Paul...

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....

This Week In Racing History

SEPTEMBER 10 Security Star set a new track record time of 20.03 for the 350 metres trip at Kempsey in 2005. Lochinvar Prada annexed the...