Jim Gannon Inducted To Hall Of Fame

Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) tonight launched its Victorian Greyhound Racing Hall of Fame at Sandown Greyhound Racing Club.

Dr Jim Gannon has tonight been announced as one of the inaugural 36 inductees in to the Victorian Greyhound Racing Hall Of Fame.

Hall Of Fame Inductee : Jim Gannon (Veterinarian)

Born in 1930, James Richard Gannon graduated with the degree of Bachelor of Veterinary Science from the University of Queensland in 1952.
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Greyhounds Australasia’s Drug Withholding Guidelines Flawed Says Racing Appeals Tribunal

South Australia’s Racing Appeals Tribunal has cited the fact that Greyhounds Australia’s (formerly ANZGA) Drug Withholding Guidelines are flawed as reason enough to reduce South Australian greyhound trainer Raye Kelly’s disqualification from seven months to just four.

In December 2008 Raye Kelly was handed a seven month disqualification for presenting Flame McBain to race at a Port Augusta Greyhound Racing Club meeting on the 11th October 2008, when Flame McBain subsequently tested positive to the anabolic steroid Stanazol; becoming South Australia’s first greyhound trainer to be convicted of producing a greyhound to race under the influence of an anabolic steroid.
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Ego Claims 2008 Waterloo Cup At Lang Lang

A most successful meeting was conducted at Lang Lang, congratulations to all concerned. Weatherwise it was great on Saturday but the heavens opened on Sunday and we had rain, patches of sunlight, hail, lightning and thunder. Despite all this, coursing continued with some great courses conducted. Thankyou to the track staff, under trying conditions, coursing proceeded with few interruptions.
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Rapidvite Trainer’s Seminar To Be Held During Nationals

An outstanding array of speakers has been co-ordinated for the Rapidvite Trainers’ Seminar which will take place at the Greyhound Social Club on Friday, August 29, 2008.
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Mills Family Dominate Lang Lang Coursing

A great day’s coursing was conducted by the G.O.T.B.A. at the Lang Lang Coursing Grounds. The hard working committees had the track and surrounds in great shape considering the wet conditions experienced on Saturday. Fine and sunny was the order of the day early Sunday and unfortuntely the drizzly wet conditions prevalied during the afternoon.
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Iuki’s Lady Back To Brilliant Best

A lovely days coursing was conducted by the hard working Longwood Coursing Club. Last Season this club was unable to conduct meetings due to the drought and the condition of the track. Many thanks to everyone who assisted them to have a most successful day and all looks well for the 2008 Derby/Oaks meeting to be held in a months time (Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th July 2008).
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Melton Coursing Continues Despite Vandalism

CoursingThe Melton Coursing Club were devastated that vandals had broken into the track during Friday night.
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Victorian Coursing Season Begins At Healesville

CoursingCoursing commenced at Healesville in fine and sunny conditions. There were some extremely close finishes during the day with a few surprises.
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