Oaks Maddy, Daytona Huge Winners At The 550

She would not be denied on the biggest stage of them all. Oaks Maddy from Southland Greyhound Park rode the rail to victory in 29.98 secs at the 3rd Annual BetAmerica Daytona 550 this past Saturday night, holding off a hard charging Kinda Cruel Red at the wire.  Maddy's blazing victory was just 0.01 secs off the course record and the second fastest of all time at the Daytona Beach track. After two years of having the Florida tracks taking home the ultimate prize in greyhound racing, Southland [...]

OAKS MADDY Wins the 2017 BetAmerica Daytona 550 Greyhound National Championship !!!!!!!

OAKS MADDY brings home to Southland the 2017 BetAmerica Daytona 550 National Championship title with an incredible effort against an outstanding star studded field. Finishing second was KINDA CRUEL RED who battled gamely and certainly gave Oaks Maddy a run for her money along with SELDOM TOLD who ran 3rd and JD Accomplice who finished 4th. Oaks Maddy ran a sizzling time of 29.98 to take home the prestigious title. She had run a 29.99 in her only official start at Daytona prior to the Championship race and was [...]

It’s Time to Crown a Champion – 2017 BETAMERICA DAYTONA 550 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP is Saturday Evening, January 21

It won't be long now until the greyhound world crowns a champion as the 2017 BETAMERICA DAYTONA 550 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP race runs Saturday evening at Daytona Beach. An extremely talented field led by Southland's own OAKS MADDY goes to post in the 10th race as 8 very competitive greyhounds battle paw to paw for the elusive title. Excitement is reaching a fever pitch as owners, kennels, trainers and all associated with these eight entries get ready to watch what is sure [...]

Contest Newsletter 01/20/2017

GREYHOUND HANDICAPPING CHAMPIONSHIP SATURDAY, JANUARY 21 The largest handicapping contest in the history of Greyhound racing takes place this Saturday night at Daytona Beach Kennel Club on the evening of the sport’s championship BetAmerica Daytona 550 race! The prize pool is a record $25,000 and we have twelve players lined up to compete for the cash prizes, plus the title of Champion Greyhound Handicapper! LEARN MORE about this weekend’s GHC. WATCH THE GHC LIVE OR ONLINE If you find yourself [...]

By |January 19th, 2017|Categories: RacingWire|Tags: , , |

BETAMERICA DAYTONA 550 Championship runs Saturday evening, January 21 at Daytona Beach

The 2017 BETAMERICA DAYTONA 550 Invitational Championship will be run Saturday evening at Daytona Beach and look for Southland's OAKS MADDY to be one of the favorites as they go to post. This is the 3rd year for this outstanding event and it is certain to be a hotly contested battle between  8 of the country's best greyhounds that are coming from 6 different tracks across the nation. Previous winners were HUSKER MAGIC in  2015 and NEEDMYMONEYNOW who took home the [...]

2017 BetAmerica Daytona 550 Field is Set

The 2015 All-American Seldom Told heads the field for the $45,000 BetAmerica Daytona 550. He will face seven of the country’s fastest and most talented greyhounds on January 21 at the Daytona Beach Racing and Card Room. By that evening’s end, the “quest to crown the best” will have been completed, and a new National Champion crowned. Seldom Told will be making his second appearance in this invitational stakes. Last year, trouble in the first turn prevented Told from running [...]

By |January 5th, 2017|Categories: RacingWire|Tags: , |

The Success That Was the BetAmerica Daytona 550

There isn't a debate anymore. A National Champion of greyhound racing was possible and it really happened last Saturday night at Daytona Beach Kennel Club. After decades and decades of tracks doing their own agenda, for one night they all united to crown a Champion. Here are all of the winners from an outstanding weekend of racing. A National Champion Congratulations to Husker Magic from The Abernathy Kennel. The female North American wins leader from Derby Lane in 2014 left no [...]

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