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Cape Hawk

Talking breeding: Well bred Cape Hawke litter commands attention

THIS week’s review of litters selected from the Victorian Litter Registrations list for the week ending July 27 starts with beautifully bred litter of nine...
coursing

Talking Breeding: Barcia Bale dominates with four litters

THIS week’s review of litters selected from the Victorian Litter Registrations list for the week ending July 19, starts with two litters by Victoria’s leading...
Al Moran

Talking breeding: Al Moran litter catches the eye

THIS week’s review of litters selected from the Victorian Litter Registrations list for the week ending July 13, starts with a nice litter of eight...
Don't Knocka Him

Talking Breeding: Former Easter Egg winner has nice litter in VIC

THIS week’s review of litters selected from the Victorian Litter Registrations list for the week ending June 28, begins with a nice litter of nine...

Industry calls for ‘cruel’ trainer to be named and shamed

THERE are growing calls from within the greyhound industry for a trainer, caught on video using a cattle prod to shock one of his dogs,...
Bombastic Shiraz

Talking breeding: Rare Bombastic Shiraz litter attracts attention

THIS week’s review of litters selected from the NSW Whelping Report for the week ending February 14 starts with a rare litter by the outstanding,...
Brett Lee betting

Talking breeding: Buck Fever-Reverberate litter top of class

THIS week’s review of litters from the NSW Whelping Report for the week ending January is starts with a litter of seven pups, registered by...

Should insiders run the greyhound racing industry?

A READER (Kondoparinga, which is the name of an up-market country homestay spot in SA)) made some useful points about the need for industry to...

New staying star possible – but watch this space

A GLIMMER of light in the staying stakes! Porrentruy’s near all the way victory in 42.06 on Saturday at Wentworth Park represented the first decent...

Chief Havoc: considered by some as the greatest ever

WHEN the Australian Greyhound Racing Association (AGRA) introduced honorary membership to the Group Racing Hall of Fame, the first three greyhounds inducted as honorary members...

Bunyip Bint: speed without heart

TRAINED by the great mentor Stan Cleverley (pictured), when he was at the height of his powers, Bunyip Bint was arguably one of the fastest...

The Gardens’ new CEO Dave Keirnan shares his bright plans

THE Gardens Greyhound Club has officially ended its search for a new CEO with the appointment of former steward Dave Kiernan last Friday. Kiernan, who...

Fernando Bale Equals the all-TAB Record in Sensational Fashion

WHAT a difference a week can make. Last week I made the statement that, in my opinion, Fernando Bale could not yet be classed as...

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...

Newcastle needs professional help

THE new group running the Newcastle race club was licensed by GRNSW just a few months ago and has finally got its website up and...

Lismore or less? Clubs should hold on to tradition

What’s in a name? Quite a lot for a commercial organisation. It’s your basic image. It’s what people know you by. It’s what you advertise...

He’s Some Boy proved to be that when annexing Maidment Memorial

INAUGURATED in 1972 as the successor to the New Year’s Handicap, the Roy Maidment Memorial was contested over the staying trip at Sandown Park until...

Wenty Again Provides A Mixed Bag

LAST week’s big races displayed an extraordinary range of performances. In the Paws of Thunder heats at Wenty, Dyna Villa showed a clean pair of...

This Week In Racing History

December 10 Melbourne celebrated the popular new sport of greyhound racing behind a mechanical lure with the opening of the White City circuit at Tottenham...

Oscura Is Just Part Of The Story

Oscura’s sad demise last Thursday at Sandown is just one in a long line of broken hocks incurred as dogs come out of the first...

This Week In Racing History

November 5 Imported sprinter and later outstanding outcross sire Which Chariot scored an impressive 10 lengths victory over 500 yards at Harold Park in 1960....

More Cash But On A Fragile Basis

Racing authorities are putting on a brave face but the underlying movements in profitability are mixed, to say the least. Fixed Odds business from online...

Full Of Grace Wins The 2014 NCA Victoria Waterloo Cup

The weather gods were shining on us this weekend as we headed to Lang Lang for the running of this year’s Waterloo Cup. Firstly I...

Organising A Rosy Future

The slashing win by Rose of Galo in Friday’s $40,000 Black Top at Newcastle represented a shrewd effort by trainer Albert Kennewell in selecting this...

This Week In Racing History

AUGUST 27 Gay Banfort won the 1949 Lismore Cup, run over 500 yards on grass, by four lengths in 27.3. True Vintage broke the 457...