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Time for a fresh start: ARG responds to live-baiting crisis

Time for a fresh start: ARG responds to live-baiting crisis

MAKE no mistake, greyhound racing in Australia is teetering on the brink of destruction. The calls for an end to greyhound racing are coming from far and wide in the aftermath of the Four Corners expose originating from Animal Liberation …Read More..


Brad Hill Billy breaks through in Launceston Cup final

Brad Hill Billy breaks through in Launceston Cup final

ON A night that the greyhound industry was thrown into turmoil, a local chaser was announcing himself as the real deal on Launceston’s night of nights. Up-and-coming star Brad Hill Billy produced a sensational performance to catch runaway leader Breaker’s …Read More..


ABC live-baiting investigation draws blood

ABC live-baiting investigation draws blood

“This is the vision the greyhound racing doesn’t want you to see.” Powerful opening words backed up by a horrific image of a terrified live rabbit on the lure. In the lead-up its screening on Monday night, ABC’s investigative program …Read More..


Industry can emerge stronger and better from latest scandal

Industry can emerge stronger and better from latest scandal

BY NATURE, greyhounds are predators. It’s their instinct to chase, catch and kill. This natural tendency was widely put to use in Australia starting in the 1860s and continuing until live coursing was made illegal in 1985. Since then, it …Read More..


Greyhounds Australasia boss promises decisive action

Greyhounds Australasia boss promises decisive action

THE chief executive of Greyhounds Australasia, Scott Parker, has warned there is no place in the sport for those who continue to use live baiting. Parker said there was anger in the greyhound community that a small number of trainers …Read More..


2015 Group 2 Launceston Cup final tips & betting preview

2015 Group 2 Launceston Cup final tips & betting preview

THE 2015 Group 2 Launceston Cup pits two Victorian hopefuls against six quality locals in the quest for group glory and $40,000 in prizemoney. The Kelly Bravo-trained pair will be extremely hard to beat, with Ride The Rails set to …Read More..


Stewards query Kay; some finish-on-lure trials put on hold

Stewards query Kay; some finish-on-lure trials put on hold

THINGS are continuing to heat up in the greyhound racing industry after last week’s co-ordinated RSPCA and police raids targeting alleged live-baiting in the sport. Champion Queensland trainer Reg Kay is set to face an interview with Racing Queensland today …Read More..


I’m Pedro explodes in Richmond Cannonball heat

I’m Pedro explodes in Richmond Cannonball heat

The Richmond Cannonball is a race yearned by all trainers with short-course sprinters, as the final carries an enticing winner’s purse of $5,000. Four heats were conducted on Saturday night over the 400m journey, with I’m Pedro securing time honours …Read More..


Gun Mcbain fires in Gawler Cup final

Gun Mcbain fires in Gawler Cup final

GUN Mcbain justified his short-odds of just $2.00 in Sunday’s Group 3 Gawler Gold Cup final, leading all the way from box two for Middle Beach trainer Vadim Roz. The son of Spring Gun and Flame Mcbain was the fastest …Read More..


Fallout spreads as industry braces for Four Corners probe

Fallout spreads as industry braces for Four Corners probe

THE shockwaves in the industry from the co-ordinated RSPCA-police raids targeting alleged live baiting continue to spread and the raids may be about to net their biggest name yet. While the ruling body down south, Greyhound Racing Victoria, has stood …Read More..


A greyhound trilogy poses serious questions

A greyhound trilogy poses serious questions

THE human race is not a perfect one, no matter what area you look at. In competition, there is always someone willing to go to extremes in order to succeed. Using live prey, or even dead ones, to school your …Read More..


Pop The Cork sets the pace in Vince Curry Memorial semi-final

Pop The Cork sets the pace in Vince Curry Memorial semi-final

REG KAY looks to have another star on his hands after Pop The Cork scored an emphatic victory in a semi-final of the Group 2 Vince Curry Memorial Maiden series at Ipswich. 

Stepping swiftly from box seven in the first …Read More..


2015 Group 3 Gawler Gold Cup tips & betting preview

2015 Group 3 Gawler Gold Cup tips & betting preview

THIS Sunday will see the running of the Group 3 Gawler Gold Cup over 531m, with some smart greyhounds engaged, this race is a truly wide-open affair. On Tuesday afternoon, six heats were run and won, with Vadim Roz’ Gun …Read More..


Queensland legend Reg Kay denies involvement in live-baiting raid

Queensland legend Reg Kay denies involvement in live-baiting raid

LEGENDARY trainer Reg Kay has confirmed to Australian Racing Greyhound that he has not been suspended, despite speculation he was one of the seven participants caught during the live-baiting RSPCA raids in Queensland this week. 

 The RSPCA and Queensland …Read More..


The Meadows greyhound tips & betting preview February 14 2015

The Meadows greyhound tips & betting preview February 14 2015

ANOTHER great nice of racing is set to take place at The Meadows this evening featuring a 12-race card with some of the state’s best greyhounds engaged. Best Bet: Race 2: Diva’s Shadow Race 4: Soda Man Best Roughie: Race …Read More..


Wentworth Park greyhound tips & betting preview February 1

Wentworth Park greyhound tips & betting preview February 1

10 QUALITY races are on at Wentworth Park tonight and we think we have plenty of winners to help fill your betting accounts… Best Bet: Race 1: Foxy Nakita Best Roughie: Race 4: Knot Telling Ya Quaddie: Leg 1: 1,3 …Read More..


A car accident and a Launceston Cup victory on the same day

A car accident and a Launceston Cup victory on the same day

IT WAS February 1940. The war in Europe was just starting to get really serious but racing across Australia continued as if every day was a Saturday. Tasmanian greyhound racing was strong, second only in quality to that conducted in …Read More..


Police, RSPCA raids in NSW, Victoria, Queensland stun industry

Police, RSPCA raids in NSW, Victoria, Queensland stun industry

THE greyhound industry has been stunned by raids by police and RSPCA officials in NSW, Victoria and Queensland in the past few days, targeting training and breaking-in establishments. Allegations have emerged of live-baiting practices, with the raids following revelations by …Read More..


In the stewards’ room: Inquiry into shooting greyhounds adjourned

In the stewards’ room: Inquiry into shooting greyhounds adjourned

THE Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board (RADB) has adjourned an inquiry in relation to Victorian trainer Simon Green, who is alleged to have shot dead two of his greyhounds, Spanish Cloud and Spanish Berry, around July 2014. During the investigation, …Read More..


The country’s biggest mystery bet of all

The country’s biggest mystery bet of all

WE ARE venturing into the great unknown. Right now, I doubt anyone knows how much Australians are wagering, or on what code or bet type, not for the latest financial year 2013-14. Some will know bits and pieces but it …Read More..


Brown confident Ride The Rails will steam home at Launceston

Brown confident Ride The Rails will steam home at Launceston

WHEN Peter “Big Chief” Brown passed away suddenly in October last year the Victorian greyhound industry was rocked to the core. One of the truly likeable personalities in the sport was taken away, but a legacy of his hard work …Read More..


Greyhound tips & betting preview February 13 2015

Greyhound tips & betting preview February 13 2015

IT should be an excellent night of racing at Wentworth Park tonight with some highly talented greyhounds engaged including the recent Group 1 National Futurity winner Zipping Midge. Lets get into our tips for today… Best Roughie: Race 8: Tina’s …Read More..


Albion park greyhound tips & betting preview February 12 2015

Albion park greyhound tips & betting preview February 12 2015

THE Sunshine State has a great 10-race card at Albion Park tonight with some of the state’s best chasers engaged throughout the meeting. With plenty of racing just a few hours away, lets get into the tips for the program. …Read More..


Sandown Park greyhound tips & betting preview February 12 2015

Sandown Park greyhound tips & betting preview February 12 2015

ANOTHER great night of racing awaits at Sandown Park tonight with 12 races to be run and won at the Victorian circuit. Lets get straight into our selections for the meeting. Best Bet: Race 2: Shanlyn Jed Best Roughie: Race …Read More..


This week in racing history

This week in racing history

February 12 Champion local sprinter True Vintage notched her fourth consecutive win in taking out the 1988 final of the Launceston Cup by six lengths over the 502-metre trip. True Vintage would go on to win 15 races on end …Read More..


Angle Park greyhound tips & betting preview February 12 2015

Angle Park greyhound tips & betting preview February 12 2015

11 RACES will be run and won at Angle Park tonight for the state’s metropolitan meeting. The card will kick off a terrific weekend of action in South Australia which is highlighted by Sunday’s Group 3 Gawler Gold Cup over …Read More..


Newcastle needs professional help

Newcastle needs professional help

THE new group running the Newcastle race club was licensed by GRNSW just a few months ago and has finally got its website up and running. It’s got a few pretty pictures but not much else. Some of the menu …Read More..


Gun Mcbain shooting for Gawler Gold Cup success

Gun Mcbain shooting for Gawler Gold Cup success

SIX heats of the Group 3 Gawler Gold Cup series were conducted over 531-metres at the South Australian circuit on Tuesday, with some impressive performances on show throughout a wonderful afternoon of racing. Heat one was over in a matter …Read More..


Greyhound tips & betting preview February 11 2015

Greyhound tips & betting preview February 11 2015

AFTER a massive weekend of racing across Australia, things get a little but quieter this week but there are still plenty of winners to be found. For today’s tip, we head to Angle Park to see if we can find …Read More..


Fields Announced for 2015 Temlee, Rookie Rebel and Zoom Top

Fields Announced for 2015 Temlee, Rookie Rebel and Zoom Top

THE final fields have been announced for three of Australia’s most prestigious invitation-only greyhound races: the Temlee, the Rookie Rebel and the Zoom Top. Each race holds Group 1 status and will be run and won at The Meadows on …Read More..


 

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