THE names of the five person panel assigned with reforming the NSW greyhound racing industry have been released. Known as the Greyhound Industry Reform Panel, it will be led by former Morris Iemma, the former Labor Premier of NSW between …Read More..
IT has been a tumultuous year for the sport of greyhound racing in New South Wales. Things seemed to be looking up following on from the live baiting scandal in 2015. A wide range of reforms were introduced to optimise …Read More..
IT has been a massive few weeks in greyhound racing, including in the various stewards’ room around the country. Starting in Western Australia, on Monday Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) Stewards inquired into the discovery of the substance Fertagyl …Read More..
IT seems like a lifetime ago that Premier Mike Baird took to social media to announce he was outlawing the $335 million a year greyhound racing industry. A lot has happened between July 7 and now, most importantly when he …Read More..
A SPOKESPERSON from the Department of Premier and Cabinet has failed to acknowledge the breeding cap of 2,000 greyhound pups born per annum is off the table. The figure was originally mentioned by the NSW Greyhound Racing Industry Alliance in …Read More..
ROBERT Borsak says the New South Wales Government should be looking to repeal its controversial greyhound racing prohibition bill prior to the Orange by-election on November 12. The Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party MLC made the call after Upper House …Read More..
GREYHOUND breeding in New South Wales could be reduced by more than 80 per cent on its 2014 figures over the next four years, casting serious doubts on the sustainability of the industry. The figures, outlined in a letter obtained …Read More..
FORMER New South Wales Premier Morris Iemma has spoken out on the future of the greyhound racing industry. Iemma’s statements come as he prepares to lead the newly formed Greyhound Industry Reform Panel charged with making recommendations to the government …Read More..
Update: NEW South Wales Greyhound Breeders, Owners and Trainers Association (GBOTA) CEO Brenton Scott says the industry has not been locked into a strict 2,000 dogs per annum breeding cap. This comes despite the fact that the figure was submitted …Read More..
NEW South Wales opposition leader Luke Foley has welcomed Premier Mike Baird’s decision to reverse the controversial greyhound racing ban. Foley has been a vocal opponent of the ban since it was announced on July 7, and believes mounting public and …Read More..
TUESDAY, October 11, 2016, will go down in the history books as a monumental day in Australian politics. It is a day when public, media and political pressure caused the Premier of NSW, Mike Baird, to announce he would backflip …Read More..
GREYHOUND trainer Amanda Ginn choked back tears as she described the relief she felt when Premier Mike Baird announced his controversial ban on the sport would be overturned on Tuesday. Ginn has been involved in the sport for 35 years …Read More..
THE greyhound racing ban is done and dusted. For now. When Mike Baird officially announced the backflip at noon today, collective cheers could be heard from within the industry. But just how loud should we be cheering? It’s still unknown …Read More..
PREMIER Mike Baird has apologised to the good people within the greyhound racing industry. The apology from the NSW premier come during a press conference in which he announced a reversal of his government’s controversial ban on the industry on …Read More..
GREYHOUND Racing New South Wales (GRNSW) released a statement on Wednesday in support of the NSW Government’s decision to overturn the greyhound racing ban. The backflip, announced by Premier Mike Baird, means that racing will continue within the state past …Read More..
TIA Robertson experienced the biggest thrill during her time in greyhound racing last Friday night when her exciting greyhound Aqua Cheetah won the Group 1 Adelaide Cup (515m) at Angle Park. Stepping well from box three, Aqua Cheetah was able …Read More..
KEVIN Gordon has reiterated his support for the NSW Greyhound Racing Industry Alliance and vowed to continue the fight to have a proposed July 1, 2017, shutdown date thrown out. Despite chatter that Gordon may be working with the National …Read More..
SHOOTERS, Fishers and Farmers Party MLC Robert Borsak says postponing the ban on greyhound racing is unacceptable. His statement comes as several news sources claim Nationals Party MPs are trying to repair the damage caused by the controversial greyhound ban …Read More..
THE future of Premier Mike Baird’s controversial ban on greyhound racing may be known as early as next week, with reports circulating the NSW Nationals Party are trying to formulate a new plan to reverse the ban prior to a …Read More..
THE Sydney Cup is a race that has been ‘on the books’ at Wentworth Park since 1963 and boasts winners from Tasmania, South Australia, Queensland, Victoria and even the United States (Lucy Wires in 2013), but this Saturday night sees …Read More..
BATHURST racing manager Jason Lyne is urging all greyhound racing participants to be trackside on Thursday night when political commentator Paul Murray heads to the track for a special edition of his current affairs and commentary program, Paul Murray Live. …Read More..
WHEN the new staying sensation Burn One Down streeted his rivals by a massive nine lengths in taking out the final of the Topcat Video Cup (Group 3) over 725 metres at the Meadows on September 24, the focus, naturally …Read More..
THE Australian Sport and Racing Party has officially reached over 1,000 members as it aims to become the first political party to truly represent the interests of all Australians involved in both sports and racing within Parliament. The party was …Read More..
ON September 24, leading trainer Jason Thompson went into the final of the Group 2 Shepparton Cup with three runners and emerged victorious when Aston Bolero (box six) scored a brilliant victory over American Monster and Shima Song. Thompson’s other …Read More..
THIS week’s review of litters selected from the Victorian Litter Registrations list for the week ending September 7 begins with three litters by the highly rated US sire, Bella Infrared* (July 2009 Kiowa Mon Manny x Bella Ionic). Registered by …Read More..
THERE’S an old saying which has a few variations and a number of people to whom it has been attributed, but it basically goes, ‘A person who will not take care of the little things will not take care of …Read More..
NEW South Wales Opposition Leader Luke Foley will be a special guest at Coonamble over the long weekend as the industry prepares for its annual blockbuster greyhound racing carnival. All up, the carnival attracted over 1000 nominations this year, enough …Read More..
YOU would think anyone who has penned a series of books on historical events would have a pretty good handle on sifting fact from fiction. You would expect them to at least do a little bit of due diligence and, …Read More..
THIS week’s review of litters selected from the Victorian Litter Registrations list for the week ending August 29 begins with three litters by 2015-16 AGRA Greyhound Of The Year, Dyna Double One (March 2013 Barcia Bale x Crystin Bale). Wallan …Read More..
LEADING news sources are predicting the Baird Government could potentially backflip on its controversial law to shutdown greyhound racing within New South Wales. While Government representatives have attempted to deflect the claims, an email sent by National Party MP and …Read More..