New South Wales Racing

Greyhound clubs & GBOTA put faith in lobbying to save sport

Greyhound clubs & GBOTA put faith in lobbying to save sport

Members of the NSW greyhound racing industry have gathered in western Sydney as clubs unite to fight the Baird government’s ban. Up to 50 people including representatives from greyhound clubs and tracks across the state gathered at the Greyhound Social …Read More..


Foley fears NSW greyhound ban could drive the sport underground

Foley fears NSW greyhound ban could drive the sport underground

NEW South Wales Opposition leader Luke Foley has voiced concerns the closure of the state’s greyhound racing industry could drive the sport underground. The Baird government announced plans last Thursday to permanently ban greyhound racing within NSW, with the legislation …Read More..


Wastage: the first battle that needs to be won

Wastage: the first battle that needs to be won

ACCORDING to Premier Mike Baird, he claims he was left with no real alternative but to ban greyhound racing in NSW following the release of the McHugh Commission report. Although the report had 80 recommendations, the first was to shut …Read More..


Labor MP Yasmin Catley throws her support behind greyhound racing

Labor MP Yasmin Catley throws her support behind greyhound racing

Labor member for Swansea, Yasmin Catley, has thrown her support behind the greyhound racing industry as the sport faces a permanent ban at the hands of the Baird government. Premier Baird announced on Thursday he intends to put legislation before …Read More..


Troy Grant: “senate inquiry is a false hope”

Troy Grant: “senate inquiry is a false hope”

The NSW coalition government is facing an internal revolt over its move to shut down the greyhound racing industry. The NSW Nationals appear to be at odds over the contentious ban, with some members including Cootamundra MP Katrina Hodgkinson saying …Read More..


NSW greyhound shutdown will massively affect Victoria

NSW greyhound shutdown will massively affect Victoria

GREYHOUND racing in Victoria has a problem it has barely acknowledged. A big problem. The announcement by Premier Mike Baird that greyhound racing in NSW would be shut down from July 1, 2017, casts serious doubt on the status quo …Read More..


Zambora Brockie’s Winter Cup win allows for momentary celebration

Anthony Azzopardi

ZAMBORA Brockie provided some momentary joy for heartbroken greyhound racing enthusiasts on Thursday night when taking out the Group 1 Winter Cup (520m) at Albion Park. Hours after the NSW Premier Mike Baird announced the state government would be shutting …Read More..


Leading trainer Dean Swain stunned as drones invade his property

Leading trainer Dean Swain stunned as drones invade his property

LEADING NSW greyhound trainer Dean Swain has spoken out in shock after a drone was pictured hovering above his Western Sydney training establishment on Saturday morning. Swain, who has been very vocal against the NSW state government’s decision to permanently …Read More..


The rocky road to Sydney more evident after NSW greyhound ban

The rocky road to Sydney more evident after NSW greyhound ban

AS I drove back through New South Wales last Friday morning it was obvious to me that great hinterland outside the Sydney CBD has been a long neglected part of the state. The backblock roads of the Hunter Valley are …Read More..


Greyhound racing in NSW hoisted on its own petard

Greyhound racing in NSW hoisted on its own petard

The announcement by the Baird government that it will ban greyhound racing in New South Wales starting from the beginning of July 2017 is yet another reminder of how the sport/industry failed over a long period of time both internally …Read More..


Mike Baird defends his decision to shut down NSW greyhound racing

Mike Baird defends his decision to shut down NSW greyhound racing

NEW South Wales Premier Mike Baird has bitten back after being lashed with criticism since announcing the greyhound racing industry would be shut down within the state as of July 1, 2017. Baird listed 10 points on his Facebook page …Read More..


Greyhound racing in NSW to recommence this Wednesday

Greyhound racing in NSW to recommence this Wednesday

GREYHOUND Racing NSW (GRNSW) announced on Saturday morning that racing will recommence at TAB tracks across the state from Wednesday July 13, 2016. The authority made the call to suspend racing on Thursday following the State Government’s bombshell announcement to …Read More..


Relief for participants as Grafton carnival allowed to proceed

Relief for participants as Grafton carnival allowed to proceed

THE 2016 Grafton Greyhound Racing Carnival will continue in Northern NSW despite an immediate seven-day shutdown placed on greyhound racing in the state on Thursday afternoon. The decision to impose the shutdown was made by Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) and …Read More..


Five things sport loving Aussies can do to save greyhound racing

Five things sport loving Aussies can do to save greyhound racing

TENS of thousands of people have been affected over the last 24 hours as the NSW State Government announced it is closing down the greyhound racing industry from July 1, 2017. Not only is this decision set to affect the …Read More..


Hunter Valley family face uncertain future after shutdown

Hunter Valley family face uncertain future after shutdown

HUNTER Valley trainer/breeder Chris Kedwell has labelled the state government’s decision to ban the greyhound racing industry as “gutless” following the announcement the sport would be phased out in NSW by July 1, 2017. Kedwell says the industry was not …Read More..


Holloway urges participants to stay positive despite ban

Noelene Holloway

CENTRAL Coast trainer Noelene Holloway says she is determined to stay positive and fight the NSW State Government’s decision to ban greyhound racing as of July 1, 2017. Holloway, who has been involved in greyhounds her whole life, says the …Read More..


Baird’s ban is the greatest injustice handed down by government

Baird’s ban is the greatest injustice handed down by government

YESTERDAY I was in mourning. At lunch time news broke that the greyhound racing industry would be shut down in NSW as of July 1, 2017. The news was released with an announcement on Facebook by the Premier of NSW …Read More..


NSW greyhound participants invited to attend meeting in Newcastle

NSW greyhound participants invited to attend meeting in Newcastle

THE greyhound racing industry has been left devastated as the shock announcement came today (Thursday) that the NSW State Government will be banning the sport as of July 2017. Now, one participant is asking others to band together to fight …Read More..


Coleman’s Cardiology on track for McKenna Memorial success

Cardiology

RISING New South Wales stayer Cardiology will be aiming to break through for a victory against some of the best chasers in the country when she heads south to contest a heat of the Group 2 McKenna Memorial at Sandown …Read More..


Sudoku Bullet steals time honours in Grafton Maiden heats

Sudoku Bullet steals time honours in Grafton Maiden heats

SUDOKU Bullet has stamped himself as the greyhound to beat in this year’s Taylor & Clarence Valley Sheds Maiden final following a dominant victory at Grafton on Monday night. Stepping from box four in the first of 10 heats, the …Read More..


GRNSW release findings from Il Bacaro review

GRNSW release findings from Il Bacaro review

GREYHOUND Racing NSW (GRNSW) has released the findings from an internal review into an incident which occurred at Wentworth Park on December 26, 2015. The specifics of the case were that the wrong greyhound, namely Asa Killa Queen, was presented …Read More..


Sidrak getting into a winning Habit with Bulli double

Sidrak getting into a winning Habit with Bulli double

NADIA Sidrak celebrated a career highlight at Bulli last Friday night, landing a winning double with talented half-brothers Iona Inferno and Iona Nitro. Both greyhounds are out of super producer Iona Habit, which was purchased by Sidrak’s brother Frank, with …Read More..


Kempsey locals urged to be on the look out for runaway greyhound

Kempsey locals urged to be on the look out for runaway greyhound

PARTICIPANTS and locals in the Kempsey area have been asked to be on the lookout for a greyhound which escaped after taking a tumble in the first race on Saturday. Two year old greyhound Kikem Kitty was having her fifth …Read More..


Peter Mosman victory gives Pringle a special birthday present

Peter Mosman victory gives Pringle a special birthday present

CLERGATE owner/breeder David Pringle received one of the best birthday presents of his life when his talented greyhound, Buck Forty, took out the Group 1 Peter Mosman Classic (520m) at Wentworth Park on Saturday night. Trained in Victoria by Jason …Read More..


Buck Forty takes out 2016 Group 1 Peter Mosman Classic

Buck Forty takes out 2016 Group 1 Peter Mosman Classic

BUCK Forty has secured the first group 1 of his career, taking out Saturday night’s Peter Mosman Classic (520m) in strong style. The black dog was one of two finalists for Victorian trainer Jason Thompson’s whose other runner, Invictus Rapid …Read More..


Tap Out Scarlet seeking to secure Peter Mosman upset

Tap Out Scarlet seeking to secure Peter Mosman upset

TAP Out Scarlet may be one of the outsiders in Saturday night’s Group 1 Peter Mosman Classic (520m) at Wentworth Park, but just making the final is a dream come true for her trainer Rodney Metselaar. Rated a $26 chance …Read More..


Edmunds aiming to steer Maitland to a bright future

Edmunds aiming to steer Maitland to a bright future

LAST week the Maitland Greyhound Breeders Owners & Trainers Association (GBOTA) welcomed Tony Edmunds on board, with the veteran Journalist assuming the position of Operations Manager at the Hunter Valley track. Edmunds takes over from former manager Jeanette Bennett, who …Read More..


NSW sprinters shine in Group 1 Peter Mosman semi-finals

NSW sprinters shine in Group 1 Peter Mosman semi-finals

TWO of the finest sprinters in NSW, El Magnifico and Ritza Lenny, stole the show at Wentworth Park on Saturday night, scoring scintillating victories in their respective semi-finals of the Group 1 Peter Mosman Classic (520m). Despite the GBOTA alerting …Read More..


El Magnifico in supreme order ahead of Peter Mosman semi-finals

El Magnifico in supreme order ahead of Peter Mosman semi-finals

EL Magnifico looms as the best local chance to take out this year’s Group 1 Peter Mosman Classic (520m) at Wentworth Park following on from his stunning 29.59 heat victory at headquarters last weekend. Despite only beginning fairly in his …Read More..


Bravo’s fabulous five set to feature in Peter Mosman heats

Bravo’s fabulous five set to feature in Peter Mosman heats

THE powerful Victorian kennel of Brett and Kelly Bravo looks certain to play a strong hand in the heats of the Group 1 Peter Mosman Classic (520m) at Wentworth Park on Saturday night, with five contenders across the 10 qualifiers. …Read More..


 

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