Australian Greyhound Betting: Tips & Strategy Guide - 21-11-23

Lachlan Malek
Greyhound Predictions
Greyhound Racing Insights: November 21st Edition

G'day, greyhound racing enthusiasts, and welcome aboard at MyBettingAustralia!

Ever dreamed of a pal who's just as hooked on the tracks as you? Well, look no further! From my 'Best of the Day' pick to a gutsy 'Roughie of the Day' selection, each tip I dish out is crafted with a keen eye and a bit of punters' intuition, all aiming for that sweet victory! And for those with an appetite for multis, I've got your back with some top selections there as well! Plus, keep an eye out for those extra bonus tips for a bit more flair in our betting journey today.

But that's not all – I'm keen to give you a glimpse into the world of elite greyhound trainers and some clever strategies to sharpen our betting skills.

I've also scoured through a bunch of Aussie bookies, spotlighting those who really shine in greyhound betting. Make sure to check out my top picks for bookmakers at the end of this page. For now, though, let's plunge into today's races and seize every chance we get!

Free Greyhound Betting Tips & Predictions:

Bet of the Day

Race 3
#8 Cyclone Nick

Win: $2.50
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Place: $1.35
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Bet of the Day
Race 2
#7 Johnny Red
Win: $2.15
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Place: $1.28
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Bet of the Day
Race 2
#5 Turbo Tommy
Win: $7.50
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Place: $2.25
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Multi Bet of the Day

R1: #1 Run Like Bolt
WIN @ $2.00
R7: #1 West On Strobe
WIN @ $2.15
R2: #7 Johnny Red
PLACE @ $1.28
Combined Odds: $5.50
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Note: Odds provided by PlayUp

Best Bet of the Day:

Greyhound: #8 Cyclone Nick
Odds: $2.50
Race: Healsville, Race 3 [11:54am AEST]
Trainer: Colin Dalton
Form: 47452

Why it's our pick: My 'Best of the Day' selection today is Cyclone Nick, wearing the #8, with promising odds at $2.50 to win.

I'm drawn to Cyclone Nick for a few key reasons. Firstly, his draw is ideal for his racing style, and the drop in class for today's race significantly bolsters his chances. This combination makes him a tough contender to beat in my eyes.

What solidifies my choice is his recent performance at this track. He showed a sharp improvement, finishing second behind Borough Cook over 350m in a commendable time of 20.04. This recent display of form, along with his advantageous draw and class drop, positions him perfectly for a win.

Taking all this into account, Cyclone Nick stands out to me not just as a strong runner, but as a greyhound with an excellent shot at victory. His current form and race conditions seem to align well, making him my top choice for today's racecard!

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Next Best Bet of the Day:

Greyhound: #7 Johnnny Red
Odds: $2.15
Race: Gosford, Race 2 [7:15pm AEST]
Trainer: John Miles
Form: 113731

Why it's our pick: For my 'Next Best Bet of the Day', I'm backing Johnny Red, wearing the #7, with promising odds of $2.15 to clinch a win.

Johnny Red has already proven his mettle at this track, particularly with his performance last Tuesday. Racing off the rails, he clocked a fast 21.94, marking his second sub-22 second success at Gosford. His track record here is impressive, with four wins out of eight starts, demonstrating his affinity for this course.

What really cements Johnny Red as my pick is his last start victory over this distance at the same track, where he clocked in at a personal best of 21.94. This time not only showcases his speed but also his consistency and ability to handle this distance well.

The shift to Box 7 does present a new challenge, but given Johnny Red's previous strong performances and his evident capability to clock hot times, I see him as a key contender in today's race. His proven track record and recent success make him a solid bet for a win!

Roughie Bet of the Day:

Greyhound: #5 Turbo Tommy
Odds: $7.50 | $2.25
Race: Townsville, Race 2 [7:56pm AEST]
Trainer: Bobbie-Jean Chaffey
Form: 432815

Why it's our pick: For today's 'Roughie of the Day,' I'm leaning towards Turbo Tommy, racing as #5 in Townsville Race 2, with enticing each-way odds of $7.50 to win and $2.25 to place.

The key reason behind my choice is Turbo Tommy's recent performance history. Two starts back, he clinched a victory at Ballarat over 390m, demonstrating his capability and justifying his favour in the market. This win reflects his ability to handle different tracks and distances adeptly.

In his last race, he finished 5th over 380m at this track, 5.5 lengths behind the leader. Although it wasn’t a top finish, it's worth noting that the race was competitive, and he still showed promise despite the result.

So, given his demonstrated ability and the odds offering good value for an each-way bet, he stands out as a winning hope in today's race. His blend of proven ability and current odds makes him a compelling roughie pick for me!

Multi Bet of the Day:

15:17 - Buli, Race 1: #1 Run Like Bolt WIN$2.00
16:52 - Horsham, Race 7: #1 West On Strobe WIN$2.15
19:15 - Gosford, Race 2: #7 Johnny Red PLACE$1.28

Combined Odds: $5.50

Why it's our pick: In today's multi-bet, each pick has earned its spot for compelling reasons. Let's dive into what makes them stand out!

#1 Run Like Bolt's third-place finish on debut over this distance, clocking in at 22.73, shows promise. With today's advantage of the rails, I see potential for an even better performance. His solid start and the ability to stick with the pace make him my choice for a win.

#1 West on Strobe, despite a less impressive last run, excels at this track. His previous form, including a win here three starts back, suggests he's well-suited for a strong performance. The favorable draw enhances his chances, making him a strong bet for a win.

And lastly, #7 Johnny Red is impressive at Gosford, with a recent win over this distance in a hot time of 21.94. His track record, with four wins out of eight, shows he's a consistent performer. Despite the challenge of Box 7, his ability and form make him a solid bet for a place.

So, in combining these selections, each boasting a solid track record and impressive recent form, we arrive at multied odds of $5.50. Here's hoping they deliver and make us proud!

Bonus Pick for the Day:

Greyhound: #2 My Reason
Odds: $2.00
Race: Murray Bridge Straight, Race 5 [12:59pm AEST]
Trainer: Colin Dalton
Form: 47452

Why it's our pick: My bonus pick today is #2 My Reason, racing with what I feel are some attractive odds at $2.00 for a win.

My Reason caught my attention primarily for his recent victory on November 14th, where he demonstrated exceptional early dash from an outside position. His ability to swiftly take the lead and maintain it is a significant factor in my choice.

What truly impressed me was his quick exit from the boxes, coupled with a slick early sectional, finishing the 350m race at this track in a swift 19.27, a whopping 4.5 lengths ahead of the competition. Notably, he recorded the quickest time on the card in his last outing, which speaks volumes about his current form and speed.

So, given this outstanding performance and his proven early speed, I believe My Reason is well-positioned to replicate his success in today's race. His recent form and ability to lead out of the boxes make him a standout contender, and I'm confident in sticking with him for today's pick!

Bonus Multi for the Day:

15:26 - Ipswich, Race 2: #2 Shian Leo WIN$2.15
18:02 - Ipswich, Race 10: #6 Mukali WIN$2.00
21:04 - Townsville, Race 5: #1 Plum Tuckered WIN$2.05

Combined Odds: $8.82

Why it's our pick: In today's 'Bonus Multi for the Day', I've selected three impressive greyhounds, each showing strong potential for a win in their respective races.

#2 Shian Leo, set to compete in Ipswich race 2, has shown a promising trend towards victory. His performance history, highlighted by a second-place finish over 431m at this track in a time of 25.30, along with his solid run on November 14 where he nearly clinched the top spot from box six, makes him a strong contender for a win.

As for #6 Mukali, racing in Ipswich race 10, I think he stands out with an impressive track record, having won four out of his six starts. His capability to lead early and clock fast times was on full display in his recent victory on November 17. His last win, a commanding 4-length victory over 431m in a Grade 5 race, indicates he's in prime form to repeat his success.

Moving on to #1 Plum Tuckered, competing in Townsville race 5, despite finishing seventh in her latest outing over 498m, she has a commendable record from the box 1 draw. Her consistent performance, including both a win and four minor finishes, suggests she's well-positioned to make a significant impact in today's race.

And so, in combining this trio of selections, each with their recent form and track affinities, we have formed a promising multi-bet, with odds of $8.82. Here is to hoping these picks combine their strengths and give us a rewarding outcome!

The Winning Formula – Picking Your Greyhound:

Ready to get the inside track on greyhound betting? Let's dig into the key factors and strategies that can turn a guess into an educated bet. Welcome to the art of picking a winning greyhound!

  • Form: When you're sizing up a Greyhound, one of the first things you should look at is its form. Has the dog been tearing up the track recently, or has it been more of a tail-ender? Recent form can give you a solid indication of a Greyhound's current capabilities.
  • Class: Class refers to the level at which a Greyhound has been competing. A jump in class can mean stiffer competition, while a drop can provide a confidence boost to our four-legged friend.
  • Speed: In Greyhound racing, speed can make all the difference. Pay attention to a dog's sectional times and overall race times to gauge its speed. The fastest dogs are usually the ones crossing the finish line first!
  • Track Bias: Every track has its quirks. Some dogs might perform better on certain tracks due to their running style, track conditions, or weather on race day. So, keep an eye on the track!
  • Race History: How has the dog performed in past races? Has it consistently been a strong contender, or does it have a mixed bag of results? A dog's race history can provide insights into its potential future performance.
  • Betting Odds: The odds reflect the public's opinion of a Greyhound's chances. Lower odds indicate a favourite, while higher odds suggest an underdog. However, don't just follow the crowd - look for value bets where you believe a dog has a better chance than the odds imply!
  • Finding the Value Bets: It's all about comparing your assessment of a Greyhound's chances to the odds on offer. If you believe the odds are higher than they should be based on your evaluation, you've potentially found a value bet.

To bring this all together, let's take a gander at an example. Say we have a Greyhound named 'Thunder Bolt', with a recent form of 1123, showing consistency. He's dropping in class, his sectional times are among the fastest, and he's previously performed well at the upcoming track. His race history is impressive, and the odds on offer for a win are generous. Here, based on our strategy, 'Thunder Bolt' appears to be a strong pick, and a possible value bet.

And always remember, there are no guarantees in betting, but understanding these factors can significantly boost your chances. Happy punting, mate!

From the Tracks to Triumph – Australia’s Elite Greyhound Trainers of 2022-2024:

Okay, punters! I'm about to take you on a thrilling journey through the dust and dazzle of Aussie greyhound racing in the 2022-2023 season. From the old guard to the up-and-comers, these top-notch trainers have been wrangling their speedy snags into metro track champs, proving they're more than just a kangaroo short in the top paddock when it comes to the sport. 

So, without further ado, take a look below at a list I have complied of Top Greyhound Trainers' at varying Metropolitan Tracks from 21/11/2022 - 21/11/2023:

Trainer NameTotal Runs%1st’s%2nd’s%3rd’s
Thomas DAILLY85914.44%14.78%13.15%
Mark DELBRIDGE50218.92%14.34%13.15%
Jeffrey BRITTON30818.18%14.94%14.61%
Jason THOMPSON22523.56%16.44%14.22%
Angela LANGTON28713.94%16.72%15.68%

Blimey, isn't that an impressive list of trainers we've got on our hands! I think it’s fair to say that every trainer on this Aussie list has proven their mettle, consistently churning out top-dog performances on the racing circuit. Their expertise and dedication are clear for all to see, but it's important to remember that in the fast-paced, unpredictable world of greyhound racing, there's always more to the story!

So, to all you punters out there, don't just rely on the trainer's name alone. Keep your eyes peeled, do your homework, and factor in all aspects of the race. A great trainer backing a greyhound is a fine sign indeed, but it's not the whole shebang. It's just one part of the puzzle, and the truly savvy bettor knows how to put it all together. Remember, in this game, every detail counts. Be alert, be smart, and good luck out there on the tracks, mates!

Discover Your Winning Edge: Extra Resources for Greyhound Betting:

As they say, the more tools in your shed, the better equipped you'll be! And with that in mind, I want to note that outside the comprehensive content we offer at MyBettingAustralia, there is at least one more additional resource which I reckon might be worth your attention. Let’s take a look!

The Watchdog platform is essentially a free app and website designed for the greyhound enthusiasts out there! It's a comprehensive guide for Aussie greyhound races, complete with form analysis, live race streaming, race replays, and the ability to save your favourite dogs and trainers. I have also found that the expert tips provided over there can be more than useful when it comes to your greyhound betting strategy!

Remember though punters, betting is not just about intuition or luck, but also about proper planning and informed decision-making. And so, with that in mind, I hope that this greyhound resource can be instrumental in improving your betting game!

Exploring Some of Australia's Premier Greyhound Bookmakers:

Alright, punters! Now that you've got the inside scoop on betting strategies and tips, let's dive into an equally important part of the betting world: identifying the top bookmakers for greyhound racing in Australia. So, without further ado, let’s take a look at some of MyBettingAustralia’s personal favourites when it comes to greyhound betting:

Greyhound Promotions Best Bookmakers

On Your Marks, Get Set, Bet!

As we cross the finish line of this guide, it's time to put all the valuable strategies, insights, and tips to good use. And with that in mind, here at MyBettingAustralia, our goal is to give you the confidence and knowledge to make smart betting decisions. So, dive into our weekly free greyhound betting tips, unpack our strategies, and explore our predictions. Each tip is a new opportunity for you to excel in your betting game.

And remember, punters, every race brings a new chance to win, so, it's time to harness these tools, trust your instincts, and let your betting prowess shine. Ready, set, bet!