The year is 1985 and the super stayer of the era, National Lass, is a raging favourite for the Summer Cup final at Harold Park
She was the darling of the greyhound racing world in the mid-1990's and Flying Amy is one of the few chasers to win back-to-back Gold Coast Cups
The mid-1980's was a stellar time in greyhound racing and Brother Fox was the hottest prospect on the track. This is the 1984 Bi-Annual Classic at Harold Park.
The crowds flock to see champions of any sport and Balliniska Band drew a massive crowd for the running of the 1977 English Derby final at White City
The year is 1981 and from Box 1, the SA champ, Kate's A Scandal, is attempting to set an Australian record of 15 consecutive victories in the Arnott-Harpers Champion of Champions final at Olympic Park
Some of the greats have won what is now the world's richest greyhound race, the Melbourne Cup, and they include Acclaim Star in 1979 and Light of Fire in 1994.
Roanokee was one of the super sprinters of his era and won numerous feature races including three G1 events - one of those was the 1997 Melbourne Cup
The field that was assembled for the 1982 renewal of the Melbourne Cup was a star-studded line-up and included the likes of NSW stars Gwendalyn Bale and Winifred Bale
Black Top and Zoom Top have etched their name in the history books as two of the greatest ever chasers to ever race in Australia.
In 1997, what is now known as the Brisbane Cup, went by the name of the G1 Eukanuba Cup and a terrific field faced the starter at Albion Park.
The now defunct Tweed Heads greyhound track was synonomous with the running each year of the Border Park Galaxy which always attracted some of Australia's best sprinters.
Hurdle racing was always a great spectacle and the crowds would flock to see some of the best jumper's do battle at tracks all around the nation.
Busy Vintage was one of the top chasers to emerge form the Apple Isle in the 1980's and he proved how good he was when victorious in the 1984 National Sprint Championship at Harold Park.
The 1982 National Distance Championship will go down in history as one of the most defining for the Australian breeding landscape.
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