Vic Peters Memorial Classic

From the archives: This day 19th October in greyhound news

19th October in greyhound racing news history From the extensive Australian Racing Greyhound news archives we present the all the action in greyhound racing history....

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...

Summer Cup dead-heat a true rarity in major races

THE dead-heat between Victorian stayer Ring The Bell and local hope Melissa’s Pride in the final of the 720m Summer Cup at Wentworth Park is,...

Reliving the Woolley Wilson – Para Main match race 43 years on

IT was arguably one of the strangest match races ever organised in Australia. On June 15, 1973 Australia’s highest prize money winning sprinter and perennial...

Vince Curry dead heat a rarity in Australian greyhound racing

THE amazing dead-heat between kennelmates Split Image (box 4) and Paua To Avoid (box 8) in the final of the Group 2 Vince Curry Memorial...

Heavy rain failed to mar one of the great Vic Peters finals

A BLACK and white male greyhound, his physically disabled owner, and a young racecaller were among the key ingredients that made up the 22nd running...

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...

Rookie Rebel: a stellar career in three states

HE IS rated as one of the greatest chasers of all time, yet, unlike Chief Havoc and Zoom Top, his complete racing record is not...

Promises Free & Winifred Bale fought out a furious Futurity final

THE 1982 final of the National Futurity, run over the 530 metres trip on the old grass circuit at Wentworth Park, bore witness to a...

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...