Peter Giles

From the archives: 10th September in greyhound racing news

Today 10th September in greyhound racing news history From the extensive Australian Racing Greyhound news archives we present the all the action in greyhound racing...

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...

This week in racing history

January 22 Shan’s Tempest won the 1973 Maturity Classic by five-and-a-half lengths from Dougie’s Rose and Tasmanian sprinter Holding Premier, running the 511 metres at...

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 AWM Distance Title

In some ways the AWM Distance Title is one of the ‘unsung’ long-standing major distance races on the Australian calendar. Of course, if Xylia Allen...

Background To The Maturity Classic

Background to the Maturity Classic This is arguably the premier restricted age event held in Australia. Yes, superior to the National Derby and the Silver...

Background To The Albion Park Gold Cup

From the time of its inception, the Albion Park Gold Cup (originally the Gabba Gold Cup) has been a tough race. This is particularly so...

This Week in Racng History

FEBRUARY 26th The Brindle Havoc-Runaway Joe ring-in took place at Lismore in 1949. Three men brought a greyhound they claimed was a Queensland sprinter named...

How One Former Champion Still Impacts The National Futurity

One of Australia’s greatest racing bitches, 1982 Futurity winner Promises Free, has had a profound influence on the National Futurity over the last 30 years....

This Week in Racing History

JANUARY 22nd Shan’s Tempest took out the 1973 Maturity Classic final, over 511 metres at Olympic Park, downing Dougie’s Rose by five and a half...

Forty Nine Nominations For Victorian Heats Of National Sprint Championships

Victoria’s fastest chasers will line up at Sandown Park on Thursday 2 August for the right to represent the Big V at the National Sprint...

The Sandown Cup – The 21st Century History

In greyhound racing circles, the month of May can only mean one thing – Sandown Cup. The ‘Melbourne Cup for Stayers’ always attracts the finest...

Collins Aims For Second Australian Cup Win After Zara Zulu Draws Red Box

Greyhound breeder and studmaster Geoff Collins will aim to win his second Group 1 Rover Mowers Australian Cup after the speedy Zara Zulu – trained...

Silver Chief Final For The Ages – Young Guns To Clash On New Years Day

The 2012 greyhound season is set to start off with a bang as The Meadows host a star-studded Group 1 AJS Corporation Silver Chief final...

Heston Bale Drawn To Win Again In Silver Chief Semi Final Tonight

The brilliant Heston Bale has moved one step closer to qualifying for his first Group final after drawing favourably in the third semi-final of the...

Horsham’s Time To Shine With Cup Heats This Wednesday

The country cups circuit swings into Horsham Wednesday night with six heats of the Group 2 Exchange Hotel Horsham Cup. The short series, which concludes...

Greyhound Racing Tips For Thursday 10th February 2011

Greyhound racing betting tips for Thursday 10th February 2011 with racing from Warragul greyhounds (Victoria), Grafton greyhounds (NSW) , Bendigo greyhounds (Victoria), Sandown greyhounds (Victoria),...

A Celebration Of The History Of The Nationals

Certainly one of the most exciting times of the year for Greyhound Racing in Australia is in August September. It’s Nationals time and for many...

Tattsbet Nationals Sprint & Distance Championships State Finals

After the first week of racing for the 2010 TattsBet.com Nationals, we have already confirmed our first Finalist. Dashing Corsair qualified with a dashing win...

Cosmic Duo And Darren Brown Take Aim At National Title

Darren Brown’s dynamic duo Cosmic Chief and Cosmic Planet recorded impressive wins in their respective Victorian National Sprint heats at Sandown Park tonight. Sent to...

El Grand Senor Too Classy In Group 1 Hudson Pacific Maturity Classic

The flying El Grand Senor showed why he is rated as one of the country’s finest young chasers after a brilliant all-the-way victory in the...

Thursday 28th January 2010

Drill ‘Em Ends Amity Bale’s Winning Streak

Drill ‘Em put an end to Amity Bale’s phenomenal nine race winning streak when he took out the $36,000 Group 2 Bold Trease Carnival Cup...

Monday 23rd November 2009

Cindeen Shelby Wins Third Group 1 In Four Weeks

Cindeen Shelby created history as she stamped herself as Australia’s premier sprinter with a devastating win in the $72,500 Group 1 Macro Meats Crown Classic...