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‘Sonny’ gives Sharp the ride of a lifetime

Days after contesting the world’ richest greyhound race, trainer Jason Sharp is still on cloud nine. His star greyhound, Kouta Mayhem, has given the 46 year old trainer from Lara the most memorable ride in his decade of training greyhounds. Kouta Mayhem was touted by many as a candidate to lead the TAB Melbourne Cup […]

Arm chair guide to the world’s richest greyhound race

It’s TAB Melbourne Cup night! Greyhound racing’s night of nights, starring the fastest greyhounds in the land chasing the $420,000 winner’s cheque. But the action isn’t restricted to the track – as well as exciting racing action on the track, there’s a ton of entertainment off it with a heap of prizes and giveaways off […]

Up to the Cup

She mightn’t be the fastest greyhound he’s ever trained, but there’s no doubting who David Geall believes is the best chaser he’s ever put a collar and lead on. Up Hill Jill, the well supported $8 chance in Friday night’s TAB Melbourne Cup proved again she’s one of the country’s fastest – and toughest – […]

Chasin’ Crackers chasin’ Cup glory

He’s been there before, but the excitement of TAB Melbourne Cup week never lessens for Devon Meadows trainer Glenn Rounds. “It’s a great thrill to be in the race,” said Rounds. “This is the 5th Melbourne Cup we’ve been a part of and it’s always a big thrill. It’s the biggest race we participate in – […]

Cup favourite brilliant in heat win

Pre-series favourite Aston Dee Bee scorched around Sandown Park to qualify fastest for the world’s richest greyhound race at Sandown Park last night. Heavy rain before the first race did little to dampen the enthusiasm of the big crowd trackside for what shaped as one of the most eagerly anticipated TAB Melbourne Cup series in […]

Shadale’s Tale

Jim Redenbach has enjoyed a lot of success in his 50 years in greyhound racing, but on Friday night he’s eyeing a shot at the biggest prize in the sport. The spritely 68 year old has prepared some outstanding greyhounds in the past, including group race winners Hotshot and Shimaguni. While he believes that for […]