We are delighted to announce that Samantha Bonner has joined us as a regular columnist and feature writer at Greyhound Weekly. Samantha is Assistant Trainer to Vicki Lea and an owner in her own right. Here’s a short introduction from Samantha herself.
Over the past 3 weeks, Doncaster has hosted the BGBF St Leger, a cat 2 open over 661m. These 3 weeks showcased some of the best British bred stayers, with the winner taking home £3000. There was also money up for grabs for the Breeders of the 6 finalists, with the winning breeder taking £500, and the others receiving £100. A great gesture and a brilliant way to celebrate the work of the British breeders.
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.
Three Category One finals, the semi-finals of the bet365 Hunt Cup, and the heats of the Brighton Belle were the pick of last week’s greyhound racing action. Elsewhere, there was further controversy surrounding the slow opening sprint and stayers traps at Oxford. Paul Blake reviews last week’s action and key talking point.
Droopys By Amile set to do battle with Ninja Kerry and Marine in the Coral Dogs 515 Final at Hove tonight
Droopys By Amile set to do battle with Ninja Kerry in the Coral Dogs 515 Final at Hove tonight
Mark Wallis will equal Brian Clemenson’s long standing record of four wins in the Category One Coral Coronation Cup, if his prodigious Antigua Sugar takes the spoils on Friday night at Romford. Wallis’ white and black bitch will arrive at tomorrow’s 575m final in outstanding form. Her unbeaten run was extended to seven races last week, when she won her semi-final in convincing style.
Another £10,000 up for grabs in Star Sports Galaxy Marathon at Oxford Stadium on Friday night
Connections of Bubbly Simba will hope the trip is made worthwhile with victory in this renewal of The Coral Standard at Hove tomorrow evening.