PROMINENT New South Wales veterinarian Dr. Liz Brown has publicly called out the three veterinarians who made submissions for the Special Commission of Inquiry into greyhound racing. Brown, who runs the Northern Rivers Vet Service, has made claims that all …Read More..
GREYHOUND racing participants are urged to head to Dapto tonight to show their appreciation for the NSW Labor Party. Opposition leader Luke Foley will be on track to meet with greyhound trainers and will be joined by deputy leader and Labor …Read More..
IT is hard to believe Premier Baird is able to keep a straight face when he makes some of the comments attributed to him. For example, talking of Justice McHugh’s conclusions on live baiting and the numbers of participants involved, …Read More..
HARRY Sarkis has slammed Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) for failing to use common sense and victimising him after a planned property inspection at his residence uncovered a rabbit carcass on Wednesday. The authority body swiftly moved to suspend Sarkis’ training …Read More..
AN interim suspension has been handed to greyhound trainer and breeder Harry Sarkis while the GRNSW investigates offences into luring and live baiting. GRNSW compliance officers reported the discovery of “what appeared to be a rabbit carcass” on Sarkis’ property …Read More..
A NEW telephone hotline has been established by Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) to address unlawful and suspicious activity within the greyhound racing industry. The hotline will be available 24 hours a day, seven days a week and will be used …Read More..
RAY Drew is hoping his exciting sprinter Kilty Express can run the race of his life in Saturday night’s Group 1 Maturity Classic (525m) at The Meadows. A son of Kilty Lad and Bogie Jewel, Kilty Express has been a …Read More..
ANYONE who supports the New South Wales greyhound racing industry is urged to take part in the ‘Fair Go Rally’, which is set to be held in Sydney on August 2. Organised by the NSW Greyhound Racing Industry Alliance – …Read More..
Three weeks since the announcement by Premier Mike Baird, it is still excruciatingly difficult to comprehend greyhound racing may cease to exist in NSW as of next July. But strangely enough, the banning of the sport I love isn’t the …Read More..
THIS week’s review of litters selected from the Victorian Litter Registrations list for the week ending June 21 starts with three litters by leading Victorian Metropolitan sire Barcia Bale (March 2010 Go Wild Teddy x Princess Bale). Sons of Anarchy …Read More..
CHAMPION stayer Sweet It Is has been stripped of her 2015 Group 1 National Distance title after the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board (RADB) handed down its decision last week. Trained by Braden Finn, the daughter of Mogambo and Off …Read More..
LOCAL chaser Arnhen Villain was the standout performer at Winnellie Park on Sunday evening, taking out its heat of the Group 3 Darwin Cup (537m) in commanding style. Jumping fairly from box four, the brindle dog was outpaced in the run …Read More..
DISGRACED greyhound trainer John Cauchi has been banned for life by Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) for his part in the live baiting scandal. Cauchi was one of the trainers caught on secret surveillance video live-baiting his greyhounds on the ABC’s infamous …Read More..
THERE are growing calls from within the greyhound industry for a trainer, caught on video using a cattle prod to shock one of his dogs, to be named and shamed after harrowing vision of the incident surfaced on Friday night. …Read More..
RIPPIN Hayne burst into calculations for next week’s Group 1 Maturity Classic final at The Meadows with a dominant semi-final victory on Saturday night. Trained by leading mentor Rob Britton, Rippin Hayne only jumped fairly from box three in the …Read More..
YOUNG based greyhound trainer Vicki Prest says the decision by Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) to put on two non-TAB meetings across the entirety of NSW is not enough to meet the demands of struggling trainers. The authority body announced the …Read More..
THE New South Wales greyhound racing industry has handed in a rebuttal to Premier Mike Baird to challenge the Liberal Party leader’s decision to ban the sport within the state. The rebuttal was submitted on Wednesday by the NSW Greyhound …Read More..
AMIDST all the turmoil created by the NSW Premier’s decision last week to end greyhound racing in June next year, we still have litters being whelped and registered, with the biggest problem now being the future of these well bred …Read More..
LEADING Victorian greyhound veterinarian Dr Desmond Fegan has condemned the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) for backing the NSW State Government’s decision to ban greyhound racing. The AVA is a professional organisation which represents veterinarians nationwide and has the vision of …Read More..
IN 1922 the American cultural critic Walter Lippman argued in his book ‘Public Opinion’ that for the average person, ‘the real environment is altogether too big, too complex, and too fleeting for direct acquaintance…’ The result, according to the web …Read More..
PREMIER Mike Baird is refusing to back down despite growing public outrage at his decision to shut down greyhound racing in NSW as of July 1, 2017. Baird made the decision, before the legislation to ban the sport had even …Read More..
THE current owners of the Keinbah Trial Track, Robert and Natina Howard, have expressed a sense of relief after it was announced on Wednesday an independent investigation into allegations of a mass grave on the property had been finalised. Led …Read More..
AN indépendant report into the Keinbah trial track has found that at least 99 greyhounds had been killed and buried in a mass grave on the property over a four year period. The deplorable revelations come after a year long …Read More..
PROMINENT Victorian greyhound trainer and breeder Darren Brown has been suspended by Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) stewards after one of his greyhounds returned an out of competition swab sample to a permanently banned substance. The sample was taken from the …Read More..
GREYHOUND Racing NSW (GRNSW) has broken its silence to address several pertinent rumours which have developed since Premier Mike Baird announced plans to outlaw the sport within NSW as of July 1, 2017. That statement was on July 7 and …Read More..
LEADING Victorian harness trainer Lance Justice is urging all racing participants to band together after the NSW government announced plans to outlaw greyhound racing within the state as of July 1, 2017. Justice is a highly respected figure in the …Read More..
I WOULD like to thank all those people who take the time to post comments about the articles I write. And, yes, this includes those who disagree with me, although not those who are just plain disagreeable. A comment by …Read More..
GREYHOUND Racing Victoria is currently celebrating a successful night of racing at The Meadows last Saturday, with 12 heats of the Group 1 Maturity Classic run and won. But it was what they failed to mention that caught the eye. …Read More..
THE world’s greatest predator has invented the combustible engine, the computer, flown to the moon, and even produced all of the world’s great literature. But, as we know or we ought to know, the natural instinct to inflict pain and …Read More..
GREYHOUND racing is set to recommence in the American state of Texas after the sport was suspended at the end of 2015. Racing will resume after track owners and dog breeders reached an agreement which will see condensed carnivals of …Read More..