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Greyhound racing in time: Graeme Bate at the peak of his game in 2011

2017 Trainer Tony Brett says there’s plenty ready to take his place as Fast Times is withdrawn from the Queensland National Sprint Championship heats. FAST...
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,...

The Big One

Friday’s Melbourne Cup favourite Keybow is priced at $2.00 to $2.40 depending on where you look, mostly due to its box draw on the rails....

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...

This Week In Greyhound Racing History

JULY 23 Jewel Stand, the first long distance ‘star’ of racing behind a mechanical lure, set a new track record time of 53.6 for the...

Background To The McKenna Memorial

Anyone wondering why Victoria has always produced some of the best ‘half-milers’ in the country only needs to look at the plethora of major distance...

This Week In Racing History

JULY 2nd King Renard took out the 1949 Wyong Straight Track Championship, scoring by six lengths over Silver Penny with China Lady a half length...

2014 Group One Sandown Cup Heats Preview

It’s a race that demands quality, the world’s richest staying race, The Group One Sandown Cup. Four heats of the time honoured event are set...

This Week In Greyhound History: October 15th- October 21st

15th October The first greyhound meeting took place at Newcastle in 1927. A crowd estimated at 15,000 turned out to watch the spectacle of greyhounds...

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...