Greyhound Racing

She’s a beauty

July 2, 2020 Comments Off

By Peter Quilty Victorian sprint queen Black Opium blitzed a star-studded field in tonight’s $54,000-to-the-winner Group 1 Brisbane Cup (520m) at Albion Park. Trained by Jason Thompson, Black Opium provided Thompson with his fourth win in the event, having scored ... Read More »

McKenna heats: Christo steps up in style

McKenna heats: Christo steps up in style
July 2, 2020 Comments Off

By Greyhound Racing Victoria Three heats of the G2 McKenna Memorial (595m) were held tonight at Sandown Park. True Detective (Jeff Britton) brought his A-Game to the table in the first heat, and he needed to given the pressure on ... Read More »

Side by side: Shima Shine / Collingwood in AFL double

Side by side: Shima Shine / Collingwood in AFL double
July 2, 2020 Comments Off

By Greyhound Racing Victoria Confident Collingwood fans have extra reason to get excited about Friday night’s clash with Essendon. If you think the Magpies will beat the Bombers by 14 points or more – and that Shima Shine will win ... Read More »

2020 Triple M Bendigo Cup Preview

2020 Triple M Bendigo Cup Preview
July 2, 2020 Comments Off

By Greyhound Racing Victoria The Bendigo Cup is shaping up to be a cracker, take a look at what James and George have to say about Friday night’s Group 2 final. Read full article Source:: https://www.grv.org.au/news/2020/07/02/2020-triple-m-bendigo-cup-preview Read More »

‘Hooked’ on a Brisbane feeling?

‘Hooked’ on a Brisbane feeling?
July 2, 2020 Comments Off

By Peter Quilty Highly decorated Victorian trainer Jason Thompson has won a myriad of big-race finals on the Australian greyhound racing calendar. And in that respect, the Group 1 Brisbane Cup rates highly on his black type CV. In fact, ... Read More »

Classic Catch concerns Clark

Classic Catch concerns Clark
July 1, 2020 Comments Off

By gerardg Matt Clark is crossing his fingers – and everything else – he’ll be on the road to Sydney on Saturday with his superstar sprinter Catch The Thief chasing Group 1 glory in the heats of the Ladbrokes Vic ... Read More »

‘Tremendous’ Tonk to roar: Watchdog

‘Tremendous’ Tonk to roar: Watchdog
July 1, 2020 Comments Off

By Greyhound Racing Victoria Form expert The Watchdog has gone out on a limb, tipping Shima Shine to miss a place in Friday night’s Group 2 Triple M Bendigo Cup. Shima Shine spectacularly broke the 425m track record in a ... Read More »

The NCA’s pleasant problem

July 1, 2020 Comments Off

By Andrew Copley Victoria’s National Coursing Association is encouraging trainers not to be disheartened by the overwhelming number of nominations at coursing meetings so far this year. The average number of nominations across the first three coursing meetings of the ... Read More »

Midnight Monarch Scratched from Bendigo Cup

Midnight Monarch Scratched from Bendigo Cup
June 30, 2020 Comments Off

By Greyhound Racing Victoria Midnight Monarch has been scratched from Friday nights Group 2 Bendigo Cup following a shoulder injury. The son the Barcia Bale and Sovereign Queen won his heat at the odds of $10 last Sunday and will ... Read More »

Brothers chase $5000 for ‘Battler Brian’

Brothers chase $5000 for ‘Battler Brian’
June 30, 2020 Comments Off

By Peter Quilty Axedale’s Brian Brown, 69, has no illusions of grandeur in the sport. He’s a stereotypical grassroots trainer who just loves the thrill of racing greyhounds. A former road maintenance worker for the City of Greater Bendigo, Brown ... Read More »