Queen Lauryn Retired

One of the speediest bitches to have graced the Australian tracks, Queen Lauryn, has been retired.

Trained by Tony Brett and owned by the HH Syndicate, the four-year-old will leave behind an impressive racing legacy having won both sprint and staying features at Group 1 level, the Crown Classic (515m) and the Brisbane Gold Cup (710m) as well as setting six track records.

The daughter of Token Prince x Cheeky Sprite was retired now, prior to her beginning her fourth racing season and will live in Queensland where she will be mated with a still to be decided sire.

Also this week, another runner trained by Tony Brett was retired, Rapid Set (Whisky Assassin x Four Way Fire) following a shoulder injury. The well performing Albion Park bitch is to be mated with 2008 Australian Greyhound of the Year El Galo right away.

Another top Queensland greyhound has also had a big career move, as the elite sprinter Gnarley Boy was transferred to Darren McDonald’s kennels in Victoria.

Previously trained by Mal Dawson in Queensland, Gnarley Boy (Where’s Pedro x Suna Silence) flew to Victoria over the weekend to begin training with McDonald. The talented Group 3 St Leger runner-up last start will run at The Meadows Saturday night when he contests the heats of the Group 1 Silver Chief.