2016 BetAmerica Daytona550 Participant #2 – Red Utopian

Red Utopian (KC and All-Sweetest Revenge)  Owner: Ann Occhino Kennel: Oxbow- Trow Trainer: Ed Trow Track:  Flagler – Naples Greyhound Park Race Record (through November):  (51) 30-9-4-3   Florida has always had the pleasure of being the home of the greatest racing greyhounds especially females. In the last twenty years, there have

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2016 BetAmerica Daytona550 Participant # 1 – Husker Magic

Husker Magic (Rhythmless-Casino Zada)  Owner: I Mark Kennels Kennel: Abernathy Kennels Trainer: Kayruth Abernathy Track:  Derby Lane Race Record (through November):  (57) 40-11-0-2    Husker Magic, the reigning national champion, is primed to defend her title.  The 2015 BetAmerica Daytona 550 winner brought the crown home with her to Derby

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Husker Magic named UGR’s 2015 Greyhound of the Year

The title of Frank Sinatra’s song “It Was a Very Good Year” can easily pertain to this year’s record performance by Husker Magic.  The 3 ½ year old female by Rhythmless and Casino Zada captured the inaugural BetAmercia Daytona 550 national championship race in January, and then just two months

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Field Set For the BetAmerica Kings Vs. Queens Classic

Field Set For the BetAmerica Kings Vs. Queens Classic

This Friday Evening , November 13, nine of Southland Park Gaming & Racing's best greyhounds compete in the inaugural BetAmerica Kings Vs. Queens Classic.  The winner will receive an automatic invitation to the BetAmerica Daytona 550 National Championship race on January 23, 2016 at Daytona Beach Kennel Club & Poker Room.  For one of

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The “Blonde Bombshell” is back on top….

The “Blonde Bombshell” is back on top….

Husker Magic No. 1 in UGR Top 25 Poll   By Michael D. Frino   The Daytona 550 National Champion is obviously not ready to relinquish her crown.  Husker Magic-the winningest female in the country- dominated the Derby Lane oval recording victories in all eight of her starts in this

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Announcing the 2015 BetAmerica Floridian Conditions

Announcing the 2015 BetAmerica Floridian Conditions

2015 BetAmerica Floridian Condition Sheet   Dates and Rounds: December 16, 2015                        First Round              32 entries December 19, 2015                        Second Round         16 semi-finalists December 26, 2015                        

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AMF SLEEKSTRANGR STREAKS TO NO. 1 IN THE UGR TOP 25 POLL

AMF SLEEKSTRANGR STREAKS TO NO. 1 IN THE UGR TOP 25 POLL

By Michael D. Frino   You can’t beat perfection, and that is just what AMF Sleekstrangr accomplished in the two month period ending July 1.  The son of Djays Octane and Super C  Alexis won all nine of his starts, and managed to set a new Wheeling Island track record

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A UGR Interview – Tom Ferris

A UGR Interview – Tom Ferris

By: Clint Locklear   Tom Ferris candidly admitted, "There were three or four times when I said to God, 'Show me a sign whether or not you want me to stay in this business.'"   Those were some of the older days. Back when Wheeling was paying $30 a point

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  • Do You Believe In Magic?

Do You Believe In Magic?

By Michael D. Frino   The magical ride continues for Derby Lane’s Abernathy Kennel, as the 2014 All-American Husker Magic dominated the Derby Lane oval in March and April.  It was less than three months ago that the “blonde” phenom won the National Championship in the BetAmerica Daytona 550.  She

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Bigger and Better…The BetAmerica Bonus Series Races Into 2015

Plano, TX – United Greyhound Racing is pleased to announce an exciting national stakes program with goals to increase fan interest, increased wagering handle and celebrate industry collaboration.  The BetAmerica Bonus Series introduces the “Triple Crown” to the greyhound industry. All roads lead to the BetAmerica Daytona 550, where a

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