Scratchings

Lara raids still remain a mystery

CONFUSION continues to surround the circumstances which saw a greyhound racing property at Lara raided on Wednesday afternoon. A Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) media release...

Fabregas stamps his dominance as a sire in Harrison-Dawson final

THIS week’s final of the 515m Harrison-Dawson (group 1) at Sandown Park will see half the field sired by the former champion racer Fabregas. That...

Do we need this sort of racing?

UNABLE to find my usual Horsham fields this Tuesday I suddenly realised that Warrnambool had taken over to run their annual picnic race meetings, titled...

Spiral aiming for second group success in six days in Temlee

FANTASTIC Spiral will be aiming to register his second group victory within six days when he lines up in Saturday night’s Group 1 Temlee (525m)...

Research missing from Joint Working Group review

WHETHER intended or not, the underlying theme of the GRNSW Joint Working Group was not so much to review racing in general but to create...

Greyhound numbers are confusing

IS it the quantity of dogs or the quality of management? Often this column has pointed out that 20% or more of races around Australia...

More heat on greyhound racing management

HAPPILY, the updated heat regulations just published by GRV pay more attention to pre-race conditions and not just those applying at meeting time. The new...

Eighth time lucky for Lady Toy

Consistent stayer Lady Toy finally broke through for her maiden group victory at Sandown Park on Thursday night, stepping out in what was, astonishingly, her...

Dzeko does it again in Listed Superstayers final

GROUP 1 winning stayer Dzeko justified her skinny-odds in Thursday night’s Listed Superstars Invitational at Albion Park, securing victory to maintain her sensational record over...

Stewards wrap: Victorian found guilty of live baiting

A VICTORIAN greyhound racing participant has been handed down a life ban in Victoria by the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board (RADB) following on from...