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Mike Newlin Joins United Greyhound Racing Board of Directors

Mike Newlin Joins United Greyhound Racing Board of Directors

Plano, TX –  April 21, 2016 – United Greyhound Racing (UGR) announced today that Mike Newlin, former General Manager of Sanford Orlando Kennel Club (SOKC) and now General Manager of Horsemen’s Park , has been elected to United Greyhound Racing’s board of directors. Jim Gartland, one of the board’s longest

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Need My Moneynow Wins BetAmerica Daytona 550

By: Stan Pawloski United Greyhound Racing, the coordinator of the BetAmerica Daytona 550, was pleased with the inaugural running of the national stake invitational in 2015.   This year’s event, held in late January at the Florida track, was won by Need My Moneynow after a dramatic homestretch duel with defending

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Handicapping the 2016 BetAmerica Daytona550

Handicapping the 2016 BetAmerica Daytona550

By: Clint Locklear United Greyhound Racing's "Quest to Crown the Best" Saturday night in the BetAmerica Daytona 550 will give handicappers a great opportunity to make a nice score with enhanced pool sizes and overlays on classy greyhounds. We will provide insight to help your wagering choices a little more clear for the main

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Field Set For the 2016 BetAmerica Daytona 550 National Championship

Field Set For the 2016 BetAmerica Daytona 550 National Championship

The field has been set for the 2016 BetAmerica Daytona 550 National Championship.  The selections will represent 6 different tracks throughout the United States.  In 2015, these greyhound athletes have won close to 200 races and have 8 prestigious stake victories combined. Two interesting storylines created themselves this year. Can

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2016 BetAmerica Daytona550 Participant #8 – Rockdown Star

ROCKDOWN STAR (Djays Octane-Tomco Galaxy) Owner: Paul Coombs Kennel: Jade Feise Kennel Trainer: Jade Feise Track:  Naples-Fort Myers Entertainment Center 2015 Race Record: (59) 16-10-12-5   Rockdown Star punched her ticket to the BetAmerica Daytona 550 National Championship race with an impressive victory in the Floridian at the Naples-Fort Myers

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2016 BetAmerica Daytona550 Participant #7 – Need My Moneynow

Need My Moneynow (No More Loving- Need A Date)  Owner: Sharon L. Williams Kennel: DQ Williams Kennel Trainer: Craig Edwards Track: Gulf Greyhound Park Race Record (through November):  (46) 38-6-2-0   Racing at Gulf Greyhound Park will come to an end, but the racing at the La Marque oval has been some of the most

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2016 BetAmerica Daytona550 Participant #6 – Chasmo’s Dutch

Chasmo's Dutch (Djays Octane- Chasmo's Layla)  Owner: Judith Moore Kennel: Lester Raines Kennel Trainer: Ken Lesperance Track: Southland Park Gaming & Racing Race Record (through November):  (39) 18-6-4-0   The hype has been there since the start of his career back in September of 2014. He broke his maiden by 10 in a time of

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2016 BetAmerica Daytona550 Participant #5 – Seldom Told

Seldom Told (Trent Lee-Need A Date) Owner:  Sharon Williams Trainer: Craig Edwards Kennel:  DQ Williams Kennel 2015 Race Record: (31) 23-5-2-0   Probably one of the most talked about greyhounds in the country is Seldom Told.  The impressive looking 84 lb. black pup broke on to the racing scene in

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2016 BetAmerica Daytona550 Participant #4 – Flying Fired Up

Flying Fired Up (Rhythmless- Flying Ablaze)  Owner: Vince Berland Kennel: Lester Raines Trainer: Ken Lesperance Track: Southland Park Gaming & Racing Race Record (through November):  (50) 20-11-6-6   The #6 rated greyhound in the national UGR poll from Southland has settled into an impressive campaign in the second half of

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2016 BetAmerica Daytona550 Participant #3 – Pat C Short Cut

Pat C Short Cut (Pat C Clement-Operation Scorch)  Owner: Patrick Collins Kennel: Koppe, Staats & Collins Trainer: Tom Staats Track: Palm Beach Kennel Club Race Record (through November):  (58) 29-6-6-6   Recent Hall of Fame inductee, Pat Collins, is sending his second consecutive greyhound to Daytona Beach to compete in the

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