ICG: Breeding incentives crucial for industry confidence

The Victorian Government’s pending new Code of Practice, relationships between GRV and participants and a new prize money agenda were among the big-ticket items put on the discussion table at the most recent Industry Consultative Group (ICG) meeting. The underlying theme of the meeting was building industry confidence, and ICG members provided invaluable intelligence on […]
10:27 AM 11 Apr 2017

Confidence breeds confidience

Norm Rinaldi has a clear message for successful greyhound breeders – keep breeding. Plenty has happened in greyhound racing over the past two years and one byproduct of all the publicity and change has been a decline in the number of litters bred in Victoria, however Rinaldi said it is time that disenchanted breeders went […]
02:29 PM 15 Mar 2017

Litter has massive say in Group 3 Maiden Final on Australian Cup night

The Jessica Sharp-trained Oronsay has won the opening feature event on Australian Cup night, taking out the $35,000 Group 3 Vic Bred Maiden Final (525m) at The Meadows. A 22 month old daughter of Walk Hard and Dirty Angel, Oronsay defeated Brueghelino (Des Douch) to claim the $25,000 first prize, with litter sister and kennelmate […]

Lightning strikes twice with win in Temlee

Lightning Frank ($8.70) came out humming to score a commanding win in the $145,000 Group 1 Temlee (525) on Saturday, the opening night of the 2017 Australian Cup Carnival. Having claimed the Group 1 Silver Chief at The Meadows in January, Lightning Frank made it 15 wins from 25 starts when clocking a sizzling 29.67sec […]
09:45 PM 18 Feb 2017

Punters left out in the cold as Midwinter puts the freeze on rivals in Silver Chief

2015 was a tumultuous year for greyhound racing, but 2016 has begun with a timely reminder of why so many people love this great sport. Greyhound racing’s first Group 1 of the year – the $145,000 Group 1 Silver Chief Classic (525m) – took place at The Meadows on Saturday night (January 2), with the […]
10:50 AM 03 Jan 2016