NATIONALS MPs Katrina Hodgkinson and Chris Gulaptis have been removed from their positions as parliamentary secretaries of southern and Northern New South Wales. The news comes just days after Hodgkinson and Gulaptis made the decision to cross the floor in …Read More..
THE regally-bred Vintage Power caused a boil over on Thursday night when taking out the Group 3 Dapto Maiden Classic over 520m at the world-famous Dapto Dogs. When the lids flew open the blue dog got a beautiful run into …Read More..
AMIDST the most challenging period in the history of greyhound racing, an unlikely hero has emerged with a goal to rebuild and repair the sport. New South Wales Opposition Leader Luke Foley has gone above and beyond in his plight to …Read More..
THE Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party has condemned NSW Premier Mike Baird and Deputy Premier and Minister for Racing Troy Grant after their legislation to ban greyhound racing passed through the NSW Lower House in the early hours of Wednesday …Read More..
HUNTER Valley trainer Charlie Lamb is hoping that one of his prized greyhounds can lift his spirits by taking out Friday night’s Group 2 Black Top final at The Gardens as the industry struggles to come to terms with Premier …Read More..
GREYHOUND racing will be banned in New South Wales from July 1, 2017, after legislation to outlaw the sport was passed through the Lower House of state parliament 48 votes to 35. It comes just two weeks after Baird made …Read More..
KRAKKA’S brilliant 29.73 win in his semi-final of the Group 3 Dapto Maiden last Thursday night stunned race goers and punters who sent him to the boxes at $24. Among those captivated by the victory was Krakka’s trainer, Clifford Bell, …Read More..
ORANGE City Councillor Scott Munro has asked for the support of the local greyhound racing industry approaching the by-election in November, having left the National Party and re-branded himself as an independent in the wake of the NSW greyhound racing …Read More..
BERRIDALE Boy will head into next week’s Group 3 Dapto Maiden as the fastest qualifier following a stunning 29.64 win in his semi-final of the series on Thursday night. Jumping well from box seven, the Ken Burnett-trained dog was able …Read More..
BARWON MP Kevin Humphries has spoken out in support of the New South Wales greyhound racing industry at a press conference held at the AgQuip Field Day in Gunnedah. Humphries, whose electorate encompasses approximately 44 per cent of the state, …Read More..
DESPITE what you may have heard, greyhound racing in NSW has a future with integrity and welfare at its core. It just needs a fair go and the right plan in place. That plan has now been drawn up. AustralianRacingGreyhound.com.au has …Read More..
PARTICIPANTS from within the greyhound racing industry have announced plans to form their own political party in response to the state government’s decision to ban the sport within NSW as of July 1, 2017. Dubbed the Australian Sport and Racing …Read More..
JOHN Keniry, the head of the Greyhounds Transition Taskforce in charge of shutting down the industry, has re-assured participants that financial assistance will be available as a part of the transition package he is developing for the Government to assist …Read More..
EVIDENCE relating to an alleged greyhound burial site in the Hunter Valley has been removed prior to the RSPCA conducting an inquiry into the matter. The RSPCA headed out into bushland at Swan Bay, north of Newcastle, on Monday following …Read More..
EXCITING New South Wales stayer Cardiology will get the chance to mix it with the best in Australia after winning the NSW Distance Championship final at Wentworth Park on Saturday night. Sent out as the $2.10 favourite off box one, …Read More..
BENTEKE will represent New South Wales in the Group 1 National Sprint Championship after scoring a determined victory in the NSW Sprint Final at Wentworth Park on Saturday night. Trained by Ruth King, Benteke was sent to the boxes as …Read More..
THE New South Wales greyhound racing industry has been left outraged by the State Government’s decision to pair with the Greens Party and pass a legislation through the Upper House which will see the sport banned within NSW as of …Read More..
GREYHOUND Racing in New South Wales is one step closer to being banned within the state as of July 1, 2017, after legislation to enforce the ban was passed through the Upper House on Wednesday night. The matter was rushed …Read More..
THE Australian Taxpayers’ Alliance has slammed the New South Wales Government for its decision to rush its proposed ban on greyhound racing through the NSW Legislative Council without notice or an opportunity for scrutiny. The condemnation comes after the Baird …Read More..
WHEN I was a teenager my father decided to purchase a greyhound pup. It was our first foray into owning a racing animal and we duly trekked out to western Sydney and bought a six-weeks old black dog by Milimsimbi …Read More..
GREYHOUND racing participants in NSW are not going to take the proposed ban of their sport lying down, but industry insiders are worried they are not receiving a fair go, after legislation went before Parliament on Wednesday morning. After a …Read More..
THE New South Wales greyhound industry is continuing its fight for survival following a meeting with Premier Mike Baird and Deputy Premier Troy Grant on Tuesday morning. Representing the industry was NSW Greyhound Breeders Owners and Trainers Association (GBOTA) CEO …Read More..
As the truth is slowly but surely teased out of the Gordian knot of lies weaved into the fabric of the McHugh Special Commission, it certainly looks as though animal welfare is not the real issue at the forefront of …Read More..
In an interview with the Daily Telegraph newspaper published on August 3, NSW Premier Baird restated the reasoning behind his unilateral decision to shut down greyhound racing as of July next year. So, let’s look at his reasons, and take …Read More..
THE New South Wales Government is spreading an anti-greyhound racing campaign across a variety of media outlets, leaving participants angry about ‘not getting a fair go’. In a blatant attempt to justify shutting down greyhound racing to an enraged public, the …Read More..
SYDNEY trainer Frank Sidrak doesn’t know what he’ll do if the state government’s proposed greyhound racing ban is passed by the NSW Parliament. Sidrak, who trains from his Catherine Field property, says the decision to outlaw the sport has devastated his entire …Read More..
RAY Hadley has slammed the interim CEO of Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) Paul Newson for leaking a report to Premier Mike Baird and Deputy Premier Troy Grant. The report was in relation to a phone conversation which was recorded between …Read More..
A TRANSCRIPT from a private phone conversation between a greyhound trainer and the former CEO of Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) has been made public as the government continues to push for the industry to be banned. The NSW government released …Read More..
THE greyhound racing industry is determined to keep the pressure on the New South Wales Premier at an all time high as Mike Baird continues to back his plan to outlaw the sport within the state. Following a rally on …Read More..
HYDE Park turned into a sea of yellow on Tuesday as over 2000 greyhound racing participants and supporters flocked to Sydney from all over Australia to show their support for the industry. From Victoria, all regions of New South Wales …Read More..