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Maturity beckons giant slayer Jepara

Maturity beckons giant slayer Jepara

June 23, 2021, Comments Off

By Greyhound Racing Victoria After claiming several high-profile speedsters in recent weeks, giant-slaying sprinter Jepara will continue his march towards next month’s G1 Maturity Classic in Thursday night’s GR8 Eight ... Read More»

Can Bessie’s Daisy ‘bloom’ in GR8 Eight?

Can Bessie’s Daisy ‘bloom’ in GR8 Eight?

June 23, 2021, Comments Off

By Greyhound Racing Victoria Hastings-based Billy Stockdale has horse racing coursing through his veins. His late grandfather Alan Douch was a highly respected Gippsland trainer while his brothers, Frankie and ... Read More»

Life of Bryan

Life of Bryan

June 22, 2021, Comments Off

By Peter Quilty Young Upper Beaconsfield breeder-owner-trainer Bryan Sykes, 25, has found his ‘path in life’ – greyhound racing. Late last year, Sykes gave up his job as a financial ... Read More»

‘Dream’ match-up in Origin coursing

‘Dream’ match-up in Origin coursing

June 19, 2021, Comments Off

By Gerard Guthrie A major highlight of this weekend’s ‘Super Sunday’ of coursing at Benalla will be the clash between Dream Wizard and Making Gravy in the inaugural Aussie Infrared ... Read More»

Champion Shima a ‘Shining’ Diamond

Champion Shima a ‘Shining’ Diamond

June 18, 2021, Comments Off

By Gerard Guthrie Superstar Shima Shine shone brightest in the inaugural Pink Diamond Champion Sprinter Final (500m) at Bendigo on Friday night, dominating an all-star cast to claim the $75,000 ... Read More»

Blues & Qwara “never let you down”?

Blues & Qwara “never let you down”?

June 18, 2021, Comments Off

By Peter Quilty New ‘sprint queen’ Qwara Bale “never lets you down”. But will it be “the famous old dark Blues”? Carlton fans will be hoping so when they take ... Read More»

Carter’s concerns for ‘Special’ Talent

Carter’s concerns for ‘Special’ Talent

June 18, 2021, Comments Off

By Gerard Guthrie Astute Kialla trainer Michael Carter concedes an unfortunate combination of illness and injury that has seen Special Talent sidelined for the best part of a year could ... Read More»

‘Diamond-cut’ Cats & Koblenz?

‘Diamond-cut’ Cats & Koblenz?

June 18, 2021, Comments Off

By Peter Quilty The ‘top of the table’ Cats vs Doggies clash will be a blockbuster – even if the crowd has been restricted to 7000 due to COVIDSafe settings. ... Read More»

GRV announces record prize money pool for 2021-22

GRV announces record prize money pool for 2021-22

June 18, 2021, Comments Off

By Greyhound Racing Victoria Greyhound Racing Victoria’s (GRV) Board has budgeted for the record expenditure of $58 million in prize money for Victoria’s greyhound racing program in 2021-22, GRV’s Chair, ... Read More»

Condon eyes “special” Healesville success

Condon eyes “special” Healesville success

June 17, 2021, Comments Off

By Gerard Guthrie Healesville’s number one trainer Dave Condon says winning Sunday afternoon’s Puppy Championship final (300m) with track specialist Aston Bel Air, winner of her last three starts up ... Read More»