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Wednesday, February 28 2018

The superb form that the Dave-and-Jean-prepared Opawa Rooster is currently in was maintained when he easily won Tuesday’s running of the $8,4000 NZRS Graduation final over 545m in Dunedin.

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Tuesday, February 27 2018

Week in and week out the South Island intermediate grades produce close, competitive racing. Bringing together the leading Kiwi bred greyhounds at that level to contest Tuesday’s $8,400 NZRS Graduation over 545m at Forbury Park ensures the competitive nature of that grade of racing continues.

Posted by: AT 11:43 pm   |  Permalink   |  Email
Tuesday, February 27 2018

The superb form that the Dave-and-Jean-prepared Opawa Rooster is currently in was maintained when he easily won Tuesday’s running of the $8,4000 NZRS Graduation final over 545m in Dunedin.

Posted by: AT 11:41 pm   |  Permalink   |  Email
Monday, February 26 2018

The short course sprinters produced explosive action when they contested their four 318m heats for the $28,000 Qualified Pet Services Railway Sprint series at the Manukau Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Those qualifiers has set up an electric looking Group 1 decider for next Sunday.

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Monday, February 26 2018

The $88,000 Auckland Cup series was always going to be a tough, uncompromising event. Sunday’s four 527m heats certainly illustrated that factor. Coming through those heats are eight greyhounds who are poised to deliver an enthralling Group 1 final at the Manukau Stadium next Sunday afternoon

Posted by: AT 11:44 pm   |  Permalink   |  Email
Friday, February 23 2018

The explosive short course sprinters will be seeking a finish in the first two placings in their respective Sunday 318m heats for the $28,000 Quality Pet Services Railway Sprint. By doing so they will ensure their return to contest the following Sunday’s final at Group 1 level.

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Friday, February 23 2018

Absolute cut throat chasing action is assured on Sunday afternoon where four super competitive 527m heats have been drawn to contest the Auckland Cup qualifiers at the Manukau Stadium. Only the first two finishers in each heat will earn the right to return to contest the following Sunday’s rich $88,000 final at Group 1 level.

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Thursday, February 22 2018

Well done to all concerned in framing the six-dog-Cambridge-hosted $7,000 Waikato Distance feature over 650m on Thursday afternoon

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Thursday, February 22 2018

He smashed them – that’s what the recently imported Aussie stayer Dusty Gambler did to his rivals when he broke the Cambridge Raceway’s 650m track record. He clocked a slick 36.98s to win Thursday’s $7,000 Waikato Distance feature.

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Tuesday, February 20 2018

The sharp end of Sunday’s $6,000 Manukau Cup worked pretty much as expected with the Denis-Schofield-prepared race favourite Nangar Rock leading home It’s A Plan from the Peter Henley kennels.

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Monday, February 19 2018

“Immense satisfaction,” was the initial reaction from greyhound breeder and owner Mark Lin following the second New Zealand Racing Series victory the Christchurch industry participant has savored within eight days.

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Friday, February 16 2018

The Canterbury-based, Kiwi-bred intermediate greyhounds have been doing their share of traveling up and down State Highway 1 lately. On offer to them was a pair of $8,400 NZRS Graduation events.

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Friday, February 16 2018

Welcome back Shackley! It’s always a pleasure to watch classy greyhounds when they resume racing and Opawa Shackley was all-class and then some when she dictated terms to her female rivals when delivering her easy win in Thursday’s $7,500 Flair Ladies Bracelet 520m feature event.

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Thursday, February 15 2018

Feature racing continues at the Addington Raceway on Thursday evening where the girls will chase after the honours in the annual running of the time honoured $7,500 2018 Flair Ladies Bracelet. It is entirely appropriate that included in the field is the classy chaser Opawa Shackley.

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Monday, February 12 2018

Two Canterbury Futurity finals were decided at the Addington Raceway on Thursday evening with both finals won by greyhounds whose breeders and owners who have strongly supported the Canterbury Futurity series for many, many years.

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Monday, February 12 2018

Translator has always stamped herself as a stayer with ability. She had to strongly use her staying prowess when he flashed home late to snatch her thoroughly deserved victory in Thursday’s $11,440 New Zealand Racing Series Distance final over the Addington 732m staying distance.

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Wednesday, February 07 2018

There’s a strong set of undercard supports races to the Christchurch Casino Canterbury Futurity meeting at the Addington Raceway on Thursday evening. The inarguable running of $10,000 The Fitz Sports Bar Canterbury Futurity Sprint, along with the $11,455 NZRS Distance finals will be decided.

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Wednesday, February 07 2018

The $25,000 Christchurch Casino Canterbury Futurity is a long-established Restricted Age feature event for the Christchurch Club which has been won by a number of greyhounds who have gone onto enjoy hugely successful careers.

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Friday, February 02 2018

A sweltering heat wave saw the Thursday evening Christchurch Casino Canterbury Futurity heats meeting being put back two races until temperatures dropped sufficiently to allow racing to safely commence.

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Thursday, February 01 2018

Shallay Pallay crossed the Tasman holding very serious credentials as a top line greyhound. The Australian Group 1 finalist confirmed his talent with his powerful Tuesday afternoon victory in the Group 2 $15,825 Colin Keen Memorial over 545m.

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