Greyhound Racing

Luke Murrell’s thoughts on the TAB merger and the Racing NSW betfair decision. Luke also previews Randwick race 6 where he thinks we have some profit tomorrow.

Luke missed last week so is 11 from 18 in the free Friday previews. He has 1 of his own as a suggested bet this week end. Is he on the mark or looking through his owners eye?

Racing Queensland is hoping its new winter carnival campaign will attract a more diverse supporter base.

Our resident greyhound expert the Guru provides the first of his Saturday night previews.

Luke got it correct again last Friday so is 11 from 17 in the free Friday night previews. Tomorrow he looks at The Percy Sykes. Can he get you some cash again tomorrow?

04/08/16 After much consideration following a recent medical assessment, which cast a shadow about my current state of health, even though I felt good in myself, I have made the …

03/08/16 When one thoroughbred racing season ended and another started last Monday there was understandably a plethora of positive press about all the warm and fuzzy stories surrounding which respective …

28/06/16 The course proper at Eagle Farm last Saturday has come in for plenty of criticism both on the day and subsequently, but there were other sad aspects of the …

20/06/16 Last Saturday’s Ipswich Turf Club meeting showed yet again that Justracing is simply light years ahead of all the passive and patronizing mainstream media crew. For nearly 12 months …

24/03/16 Of all the aspects of racing there are two that never cease to amaze me. The first one is advertising via race names. What a total waste of money …

10/03/16 In Part 1 of this two part story yesterday I looked at how TABs and racing administrators are pretty much useless at coming up with new and innovative racing …

09/03/16 Forget optimism and pessimism, if one is simply a realist as I am, it’s very easy to stand back and smell the roses and accept that the way things …

24/12/15 Firstly let me wish all website visitors and valued clients to the various website services a safe and happy Christmas. No story will go up here tomorrow but apart …

11/12/15 As today is 11 December we only have 14 more sleeps before Christmas prior to the big fat man in a red suit turning up with one or more …

10/12/15 So yesterday’s story on this website reinforced what everyone in Queensland racing industry knew which was, “Houston we have a problem,” which I referred to as “a speed bump”. …

08/12/15 As mentioned in yesterday’s website story, last Sunday was another glaring example of how in racing in Queensland we for far too long have seemingly had the mentality of …

30/10/15 Well it’s Victoria Derby day on the first of what will be four big days of racing at Flemington and as regularly happens a dreadful field of pretenders have …

07/10/15 Over the 18 years that this website has been functioning, I’ve constantly used constructive arguments to slam racing administrators. Yet 18 years on and they obviously aren’t getting any …

15/06/15 You know there are so many laws in our society they drive most of us mad. Do this – don’t do that. You can do this, but you can’t …

15/04/15 On face value, from a prizemoney perspective, it’s fair to say that the top echelon of Australian racing, across its three codes, paints a healthy impression of the industry. …

16/04/15 Yesterday I advised that the racing industry needs to take big steps right now to do something constructive for the industry into the future “from a welfare perspective”. So …

09/04/15 Mid last week brisbanetimes.com.au first broke the story of 55 greyhound carcasses being found in bushland near Bundaberg. They’re the same mob that stole a copyrighted photo that I …

25/03/15 At the outset let me advise that I attended the greyhound industry meeting at Albion Park last night at 7pm – and it was what I’d call a “lively” …

05/03/15 It would seem to me as an outsider looking in, that Racing Queensland’s knee-jerk reaction to the negative publicity that the 4 Corners story generated about greyhound racing a …

04/03/15 It is my considered opinion that the current catastrophic problems that have beset the racing industry via the 4 Corners expose on problems in the greyhound industry would have …

27/02/15 Racing Queensland hierarchy continue to implode with news yesterday that the Toowoomba track is incapable of holding scheduled race meetings on Friday 6 March and Saturday 14 March. And …

25/02/15 Yesterday’s website story on what Racing Queensland Chairman Kevin Dixon and Racing Queensland CEO Darren Condon stated in the 2013/2014 Annual Report sparked a flurry of emails given the …

24/02/15 Following on from the cobalt and greyhound racing scandals that have imploded on racing in the last few weeks, I thought that I’d go back and review what was …

23/02/15 A Sunday afternoon is, in any fair person’s assessment, an odd time for the racing industry to be invoking radical changes at its senior level, but that’s exactly what …

05/02/15 It would seem to me as an outsider looking in, that in the long term, the three codes of racing are in for an extremely worrying time – all …