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Despite the conspicuous absence of a certain Space Jet, the semi-finals of the St Leger look certain to provide another evening of high drama at Perry Barr tonight.
A Twitter Space discussion aimed at addressing growing concerns within the greyhound industry attracted over 100 participants on Sunday evening. The debate was set up and hosted by greyhound racing enthusiast Ryan Conneely with the intention of discussing seedings, track standards, and the power of social media.
Postie Delivers in style as Links Maverick claims a classy treble in the Gold Cup – Paul Blake reviews the weekend action
Fromposttopillar hung on gamely to win the Ladbrokes Summer Stayers Classic at Monmore Saturday night, provoking a heartfelt monologue from trainer Rab McNair live on Racing Post Greyhound TV.
Thursday afternoon open races at Swindon are unearthing a tranche of talent. None more so than John Campbell’s Sept-21 black dog, Bluejig Buzz and Liz/Rab Mcnair’s King Memphis.
Paul Blake looks forward to an evening of varied racing at Hove.
Romeo Command recorded the fastest time in Round 3 of The English Greyhound Derby on Saturday night at Towcester. As a result, bookies have slashed his odds from 16/1 to 7/1. And for good reason. Patrick Janssens brindled dog has won all of his heats in a streak that has seen him beaten only once in fourteen outings, at an invitational event in April. Romeo Command’s run in Heat 3 was as emphatic, as it was surprising. Pinging the lids for the first time in this year’s Derby, he left the field in his wake to win by a comfortable 8 1/2 lengths.
Graham Holland runners put the competition to the sword in the opening rounds of the English Greyhound Derby
With the Star Sports English Greyhound Derby already heading into the third round on Saturday, there is plenty of ground to cover in this week’s review. Paul Blake looks back at an exciting couple of weeks of greyhound racing action at Towcester and forward to Saturday’s 3rd Round Heats.
A popular local winner in the Brighton Belle, and a scintillating trap to tape triumph for Hawkfield Ozark in the Laurels, were arguably the pick of last week’s greyhound racing action. Elsewhere, Thursday’s Greyhound Trader.com sales at Yarmouth saw 49/52 lots sold. Paul Blake reviews last week’s action and looks ahead to what’s on the cards for this week.
Three Category One finals and an exciting trio of semi-finals in the Brighton Belle, were the pick of last week’s greyhound racing action. Elsewhere, there was widespread relief after new traps were successfully installed at Towcester. Paul Blake reviews last week’s action and key talking points.