Sandown Park Preview: Give me a Spell

Bells Are Ringin has found herself running at Black Caviar odds as she steps from box eight in a field of five to open proceedings at Sandown Park on Thursday night. The only heat for this feature staying final was decimated by scratchings and with only five finalists Bells Are Ringin looks set to dominate […]
03:39 PM 09 Dec 2015

Metro Wrap: Talking Up the Young Guns

Its now time to review another exciting week of metropolitan racing and here are the highlights. The Darren Pattinson trained Antique Blonde started the week of metro racing with a most impressive ten length debut win over 525m at The Meadows on Wednesday. I feel this youngster has the potential to blossom into a nice […]
12:39 PM 09 Dec 2015

Bells Ring Twice in Metro Features

Four solid meetings were conducted on the metro scene over the past seven days in Victoria and it’s now time to relive some of the highlights. Starting with Wednesday’s midweek Meadows meeting (Nov 25) and it was two sets of kennelmates at the program which highlighted the 12 race card. Early in the meeting it […]
04:46 PM 02 Dec 2015

From Trouble to Treble as Errant Plastic Bag Wreaks Havoc at Geelong

A moment to forget quickly turned into a day to remember for young greyhound trainer Jessie Fothergill at Geelong on Tuesday. 21-year-old Fothergill (pictured right), from Heathcote, couldn’t believe her luck when the first of her six greyhounds engaged at the meeting, Hot Pedro led by four lengths in Race 4 until an errant plastic […]
10:58 AM 22 Nov 2015

Finding a Winner on TAB Melbourne Cup Night

The elite of greyhound racing converge at Sandown Park on Friday night with two Group 1s set down for decision. The first of the Group 1s is the 2015 Bold Trease (Race 6 @ 8.28pm), carrying $145,000 prize money, and I’m keen on Lithgow Panther. The former Sydneysider has looked a little disappointing of late […]
01:07 PM 20 Nov 2015

Recapping a Massive Week of Metro Greyhound Racing

The Fernando Bale train rolled on as both he and his dynamic kennel mate Dyna Double One wowed Australia in their heats of the 2015 TAB Melbourne Cup last week. Metro racing once again began at The Meadows with 12 races conducted on Wednesday (Nov 12). The week began the way many expected it would […]
10:20 AM 20 Nov 2015