GRV News

Seymour Adoption Event: that’s a wrap

June 16, 2018 Comments Off

By Greyhound Racing Victoria The two day Adoption Event at Seymour has come to an end with 58 greyhounds finding new homes. Read full article Source:: http://gap.grv.org.au/2018/06/16/seymour-adoption-event-wrap Read More »

Puppy meeting proves popular

June 15, 2018 Comments Off

By Andrew Copley Coursing numbers continue to skyrocket with this Sunday’s meeting at Lang Lang attracting a 43 per cent increase in nominations on the corresponding meeting last year. There is strong evidence that a growing number of Victorian trainers ... Read More »

Back-to-back for Bell

June 15, 2018 Comments Off

By Greyhound Racing Victoria Gippsland-bred stayer Ring The Bell achieved a world-first on Sunday when becoming the first greyhound to win New Zealand’s premier greyhound race for a second time. Contesting his 89th start at the ripe old age of ... Read More »

Tornado lands gold with record run

June 15, 2018 Comments Off

By Andrew Copley Tornado Tears (pictured above in rug six) further entrenched his standing as Australia’s premier stayer when taking out the Group 1 Gold Cup (710m) at Albion Park on Thursday night in a track record 41.33sec. Trained in ... Read More »

Nothing slow about Hasten Slowly

Nothing slow about Hasten Slowly
June 14, 2018 Comments Off

By Molly Haines It was a special win for owner and breeder Angela Langton on Thursday night at Albion Park when her star chaser Hasten Slowly claimed his first group race win, the Group Three Flying Amy Classic. The $25,000-to-the-winner ... Read More »

Age restriction modification for the Maturity Classic and Silver Chief

June 13, 2018 Comments Off

By Greyhound Racing Victoria The Meadows have modified the age restriction for two feature Group One events; the Maturity Classic and Silver Chief. The three-week Maturity Classic series, which is held during July 2018 (Saturday 14th, Saturday 21st and Saturday ... Read More »

Vale Joe Pearl

Vale Joe Pearl
June 8, 2018 Comments Off

By Greyhound Racing Victoria Joe Pearl, trainer of 1990 Australian Cup winner Spread Eagled, has passed away at age 88. Based in Corio, Joe was a Life Member of the Geelong Greyhound Racing Club, the National Coursing Association of Victoria ... Read More »

Gold Cup upsets

Gold Cup upsets
June 8, 2018 Comments Off

By Andrew Copley Queensland’s Group 1 Gold Cup (710m) series was thrown open when superstar Victorian litter brothers, Tornado Tears and Rippin’ Sam, were beaten in their respective heats on Thursday night despite starting as odds-on favourites. Both greyhounds encountered ... Read More »

Individual Monitoring Unit trial to start at Sandown on Sundays

June 7, 2018 Comments Off

By Molly Haines GRV will trial a new Individual Monitoring Unit (IMU) during Sunday meetings at Sandown for three months from 17 June. The Sandown trial gathers similar information to the devises used during The Meadows trial, however this is ... Read More »

Ring The Bell’s Silver Collar defence

Ring The Bell’s Silver Collar defence
June 6, 2018 Comments Off

By gerardg Ageless Victorian expatriate Ring The Bell (pictured with, from left, Glenn Pask, handler Mark Smith, Gerry O’Keeffe and Grant Pask) will be striving to go back-to-back in New Zealand’s most prestigious race on Sunday when he defends his ... Read More »