Rod Deakin

Greyhounds

Corcoran: Sandown Cup victory propelled him to stardom

THE Sandown Cup has always been one of the great distance events on the Australian calendar, but before the Group racing era commenced the race...

Silver Chief Classic has been breeding ground for stars

The Silver Chief Classic was first inaugurated in Melbourne in 1964 and was meant to rival the National Derby, the age classic begun by the...

Fantastic Dotty joins a select record-breaking group

THE incredible come-from-behind victory by Fantastic Dotty to maintain her unbeaten record in the final of the Dapto Maiden Classic (Group 3) came on the...

Clash Of The Interstate Stars: The 1969 Silver Chief Classic

THE Silver Chief Classic was just in its fifth year when the Stan Cleverley-trained NSW speed star Milimsimbi came down to Olympic Park tasked with...

This Week In Racing History

October 29 Dream’s Image took out the 1949 Cesarewitch Stakes, run over 500 yards at Harold Park, by three lengths from Chief Mystery, running 26.8....

This Week In Greyhound Racing History: 19th November – 25th November

19th November Brother Bee (The Fort x Shantung) had his first start in Australia in 1974 after winning the New Zealand St Leger and being...

Damek Looking For A Unique Place In History

Interstate speedsters Octane Show and Lee Winter as well as litter brother Decembrist are the obvious obstacles for Tasmanian champion Damek in his quest to...

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...

Bold Trease Inducted To Hall Of Fame

Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) tonight launched its Victorian Greyhound Racing Hall of Fame at Sandown Greyhound Racing Club. Bold Trease has tonight been announced as...

Wee Sal Inducted To Hall Of Fame

Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) tonight launched its Victorian Greyhound Racing Hall of Fame at Sandown Greyhound Racing Club. Wee Sal has tonight been announced as...