5 Apr 2012

Cahill hoping for greyhound success

5:54 pm on 5 April 2012

The Australian footballer Tim Cahill is in line to win the world's richest greyhound race at Sydney's Wentworth Park on Saturday.

The Everton star co-owns Fancy Dean, who'll be racing in the Group One Golden Easter Egg and could pocket $US 250,000 in prizemoney for a win at the prestigious race.

Fancy Dean, who'll be chasing his first Group One victory on Saturday, is in with a winning chance having shown good form leading up to the race.

Co-owner Con Hansimikali has known Cahill since he was 13 and playing football with his son in the junior ranks in Sydney's west.