Thursday, July 24th, 2014

Sky Sports continue to be a huge supporter of greyhound racing and they plan to broadcast a total of thirty race meetings live during 2014. Highlights thus far have included the Greyhound Derby as well as the recent Betfred Select Stakes. There is plenty more exciting action upcoming including the Ladbrokes Gold Cup and also […]

4-1 shot Mill Jonson upset the odds-on favourite Newinn Yolo to claim the Gymcrack at Kinsley last night for trainer Kelly Macari. The dog won every heat of the competition which is run over 462 metres at the Yorkshire track on his way to the trophy and the first prize of £6000 for connections. In […]

Fear Emoski has seen her Golden Jacket odds shorten significantly with Betfair following the draw at Crayford, with Charlie Lister’s St Leger runner-up getting trap one in the second of six heats of the £17,500 annual over 714m. The Regency and Doncaster St Leger winner will head to the Kent circuit as a rare Lister-trained […]

BLACKROSE REBEL bounced out to make all in the 460m Xmas Cracker final at Henlow in the year’s last major race and worth £2,500, even though the pup started the race two years younger than main rival Coolavanny Bert. Owned and trained by Eric Cantillon, Blackrose Rebel showed pace and excellent cornering, hugging the bend […]

Greyhound Racing in the UK looks set to continue on an upward curve during the year ahead. 2013 was an excellent year for the sport, with Racing Post Greyhound TV providing superb live coverage from a number of tracks around the country. In addition to RPGTV, the Sky Sports cameras are dispatched to all the […]

If you’re looking to go greyhound racing within the Capital, your options are now much reduced to those of years gone by. For greyhound racing London used to be a prime location, but the number of closures in recent years has been quite dramatic. There are now just 25 registered greyhound stadiums in the UK, […]

The battle to save greyhound racing in Wimbledon is being stepped up as campaigners fear that London’s last bastion of the sport is about to come to an end. Following Walthamstow Stadium’s demise in 2008, Wimbledon’s Greyhound track is the only place where the sport can be watched in the capital. Dog racing has been […]

Shaneboy Alley was the biggest casualty of the semi-final of the Ladbrokes Gold Cup at Monmore yesterday as the ante-post favourite on www.betfair.com went out in heat three. After a slow start out of the boxes, the 8/11 shot was then crowded at the second bend and struggled to get into the race. That allowed […]

The semi-finals of the Ladbrokes Gold Cup get underway this afternoon from Monmore where Bet365 are unable to separate Shaneboy Alley and Lemon Pluto at 7/2 joint-favourites in their sports betting market. This year’s Pinpoint Recruitment Arc winner will be aiming for another big race success in 2013 in a fruitful campaign so far which […]

There were some dramatic scenes in last night’s Greyhound Derby Quarter Finals and while the top three in the outright market made it through, there were some fancied runners who went crashing out of the competition. The first quarter final saw the Charlie Lister trained Sidaz Jack come right back to form clocking 28.32s to […]