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From the archives: This day 15th September in greyhound racing news history

Today 15th September in greyhound racing news history From the extensive Australian Racing Greyhound news archives we present the all the action in greyhound racing...

Thunder Rama roars for the final time

THE people’s champion Thunder Rama (Hallucinate x Bananarama Sep ’11) has been retired after going amiss at his 183rd race start on Friday night. Lining...
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Iwanyk eyes off back-to-back Perth Cups with veteran chaser

AT close to five-and-a-half years of age, Thunder Rama would almost certainly be the oldest dog racing in the country. Amazingly, this Saturday night, the...

New Cannington track bringing safer racing to the West

GREYHOUNDS WA is confident the teething issues at new Cannington track will soon be a thing of the past, just under two months after the...

Ima Wagtail’s 2016 Perth Cup victory a boon for the West

THE narrow nose victory by Ima Wagtail in the $150,000-to-the-winner final of the Perth Cup (Group 1), the first to be run at the new...

Iwanyk & Ima Wagtail score maiden group 1 wins in 2016 Perth Cup

IT was a case of third time lucky for John Iwanyk on Saturday night at Cannington when the leading WA mentor landed a last stride...

Ima Wagtail secures 2016 Perth Cup triumph

IMA Wagtail has taken out the first Group 1 Perth Cup (520m) conducted on the brand new Cannington track for local trainer John Iwanyk. The...

Group 1 Perth Cup odds, tips and betting preview

THE biggest race on the WA greyhound racing calendar will be run this Saturday night, with the Perth Cup to take centre stage at the...

2015 WA Sprint and Distance Championships form, tips and preview

THE finals of both the WA Sprint and Distance Championships will be run and won on Saturday night, with Mandurah set to host the features...

Disqualified Linda Britton takes out WA’s leading trainer award

LEADING greyhound identities in Western Australia have defended the decision to crown disqualified Linda Britton the state’s no.1 trainer. Britton, who was not allowed to...

2014 Group Three Mandurah Cup Final Preview

Tonight is Mandurah’s night of nights, with the 2014 Group Three Mandurah Cup taking centre stage. Star Recall was dominant in her heat performance last...

This Week In Racing History

October8 Osti’s Style raced away to score by just over two lengths from Anthem and Railway Road in the 1994 final of the Canberra Cup....

Star Recall Steals The Show In Mandurah Cup Heats

All eyes were on Star Recall on Friday night in the heats of the Group Three Mandurah Cup. The Linda Britton trained sprinting sensation clocked...

Star Recall Sets The Standard With Flying 29.97 Run

Star Recall shone around Cannington in the heats of the Spring Gift last night over the 530 metre distance, breaking the 30-second barrier for the...

Thunder Rama Hoping To Be Thunderstruck In The Spring Gift Heats

Consistency and chase are two qualities that trainers look for in a handy greyhound. Speed is also of some importance. Nambeelup trainer John Iwanyk is...

Campana Hopeful In Canning Trophy Heats

Everybody loves a gentleman and luckily trainer Eric Campana has one in Get Around Him. After making the trip to the West from Victoria, he...

Glen Price Targets Mandurah Kanyana Cup With Cosmic Wild

Young trainer Glen Price was lucky enough to have his new chaser Cosmic Wild involved in the final of the Great Weston and is now...

2014 Group One Perth Cup Preview

The countdown to WA’s biggest race of the year has begun. The Perth Cup not only gives WA’s best chasers a chance to showcase their...

2014 Group One Galaxy Preview

One of the hottest fields for the Group One Galaxy is set to go around on Saturday night at Greyhounds WA Cannington at 8.27pm Perth...

Perth Cup And Galaxy Box Draws Announced

2014 SKY Racing Perth Cup and Galaxy Box Draws The box draws for the 2014 SKY Racing Perth Cup and Galaxy Finals were conducted at...

This Week in Racing History

JANUARY 8th At what was only her 15th race start and her first attempt over the 800 yards (732 metres) trip at Harold Park, glamour...

2013 Greyhounds WA Anniversary Cup Review

Zelemar Fever has snatched a come-from-behind victory over On Coin and Sveta Monelli in the Greyhounds WA Anniversary Cup. The daughter of Bombastic Shiraz and...

Still Firing At Five Years Of Age

When you imagine owning a dog that will win you over $200,000 in prizemoney, you probably envisage owning a group winner or a dog that...

Zelemar Fever Scorches Around Cannington On Young Star Heats Night

Linda Britton’s Zelemar Fever stole the show away from Cannington’s Young Star Classic heats on Saturday night, clocking a blister 30.06 over the 530 metre...

Sharon Monelli On Top After Spring Gift Heats

September is finally upon us, which means the end of another winter and time for the sun to show itself once again. It also traditionally...