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The greyhound inquiry wash-up – so far

The greyhound inquiry wash-up – so far

NATIONAL coverage: Nothing could be more helpful to the industry than the RIC recommendation that a consistent national approach would be better than six or seven individual ones. Yet we have long had the opportunity to do it – particularly …Read More..

Greyhound racing needs honest players as well as good umpires

Greyhound racing needs honest players as well as good umpires

THE saga of live baiting is now morphing into the saga of the reports, most of which have been in the hands of legal types of one sort or another. While that is fine as far as it goes, it …Read More..

Victorian greyhound inquiries offer debatable solutions

Victorian greyhound inquiries offer debatable solutions

OFFICIAL reports on live baiting from two states are showing some similarities. Both Queensland and Victorian investigators have called for a change in the makeup of the controlling boards and the creation of separate organisations to handle integrity matters, including …Read More..

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

Greyhound Box Draw For Warragul – Tuesday, 23 June 2015 Race No. 1Mel’s Kitchen6:50 PM (VIC time) Maiden event over 400 metres at Warragul Of $1,415 Prizemoney. 1st: $990 2nd: $285 3rd: $140. No.NameGradeFormBestLastTrainer 1CHUCK’S ME BOY (NSW)[M]3382NBTC Johannsen (Devon …Read More..

Monday, 22 June 2015

Monday, 22 June 2015

Greyhound Box Draw For Shepparton – Monday, 22 June 2015 Race No. 1Renew Your Grv Registration7:08 PM (VIC time) Grade 7 event over 450 metres at Shepparton Of $1,890 Prizemoney. 1st: $1,325 2nd: $375 3rd: $190. No.NameGradeFormBestLastTrainer 1ZIPPING SIMMO (NSW)[7]63125.69(2)P …Read More..

Monday, 22 June 2015

Monday, 22 June 2015

Greyhound Box Draw For Ballarat – Monday, 22 June 2015 Race No. 1Renew Your Grv Registration (300+ Rank)12:09 PM (VIC time) Grade 7 event over 545 metres at Ballarat Of $945 Prizemoney. 1st: $660 2nd: $190 3rd: $95. No.NameGradeFormBestLastTrainer 1BARONESS …Read More..

Sunday, 21 June 2015

Sunday, 21 June 2015

Greyhound Box Draw For Warrnambool – Sunday, 21 June 2015 Race No. 1Renew Your Grv Registration4:57 PM (VIC time) Tier 3 – Maiden event over 390 metres at Warrnambool Of $710 Prizemoney. 1st: $500 2nd: $140 3rd: $70. No.NameGradeFormBestLastTrainer 1DON’S …Read More..

Saturday, 20 June 2015

Saturday, 20 June 2015

Greyhound Box Draw For Shepparton – Saturday, 20 June 2015 Race No. 1Renew Your Grv Registration5:00 PM (VIC time) Maiden event over 450 metres at Shepparton Of $1,415 Prizemoney. 1st: $990 2nd: $285 3rd: $140. No.NameGradeFormBestLastTrainer 1MELOS GIRLFRIEND [M]FSHJ La …Read More..

Friday, 19 June 2015

Friday, 19 June 2015

Greyhound Box Draw For Geelong – Friday, 19 June 2015 Race No. 1Renew Your Grv Registration7:07 PM (VIC time) Maiden event over 400 metres at Geelong Of $1,415 Prizemoney. 1st: $990 2nd: $285 3rd: $140. No.NameGradeFormBestLastTrainer 1KENSO BALE (NSW)[M]573FSHT Womann …Read More..

It is time to start building better greyhound tracks

It is time to start building better greyhound tracks

THERE are five reasons why dogs run off on a turn: 1. The dog is a youngster or a little on the clumsy side and has trouble maintaining a consistent course. 2. The dog is built to better handle a …Read More..

Stewards wrap: Victorian found guilty of live baiting

Stewards wrap: Victorian found guilty of live baiting

A VICTORIAN greyhound racing participant has been handed down a life ban in Victoria by the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board (RADB) following on from the live-baiting scandal. Christopher Connolly was slapped with six charges by Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) …Read More..

VIC Integrity Commissioner releases final report on live baiting

VIC Integrity Commissioner releases final report on live baiting

VICTORIAN Racing Integrity Commissioner Sal Perna has said he does not believe live-baiting is an isolated matter. As a part of his final 114-page report on the Victorian Greyhound Racing Industry, released on Thursday, Perna confirmed the industry’s worst-kept fear …Read More..

Wheeler removes his dogs after Nicole Davis returns positive swab

Wheeler removes his dogs after Nicole Davis returns positive swab

SUPERSTAR sprinter Dyna Villa will be scratched from this Sunday’s Group 2 Horsham Cup final as owner Paul Wheeler removes all of his greyhounds from trainer Nicole Davis’ property after her license was suspended by Greyhound Racing Victoria Stewards on …Read More..

What greyhound racing could learn from the thoroughbred industry

What greyhound racing could learn from the thoroughbred industry

THE thoroughbred code’s two and a bit days talkfest, the Australian Racing Conference in Brisbane, is now over, although it failed to attract any coverage from major media. Perhaps reports and transcripts will emerge in due course. Let’s hope so …Read More..

In the stewards room: QLD legend Ron Ball banned for life

In the stewards room: QLD legend Ron Ball banned for life

LEGENDARY trainer Ron Ball has been banned for life by the Queensland All Codes Racing Industry Board in the aftermath of the live-baiting scandal. Ball had previously been issued a show cause notice as to why he should not be …Read More..

Wednesday, 27 May 2015

Wednesday, 27 May 2015

Greyhound Box Draw For Cranbourne – Wednesday, 27 May 2015 Race No. 1Berwick Family Butchers6:51 PM (VIC time) Maiden event over 311 metres at Cranbourne Of $1,415 Prizemoney. 1st: $990 2nd: $285 3rd: $140. No.NameGradeFormBestLastTrainer 1SPEED AND ROCKET [M]68FSHJ Sultana …Read More..

Is it the greyhound or the track which poses the problem?

Is it the greyhound or the track which poses the problem?

IT’S A bit like mining: until you start digging it up you can’t be sure what you are getting. So it is with tracks that might look the same, be planned and built the same way, but then reveal quirks …Read More..

Sunday, 10 May 2015

Sunday, 10 May 2015

Greyhound Box Draw For Sale – Sunday, 10 May 2015 Race No. 1Glover Refrigeration Grv S/f1 (gobis)5:10 PM (VIC time) Maiden Semi Final event over 440 metres at Sale Of $2,890 Prizemoney. 1st: $1,325 2nd: $375 3rd: $190 GOBIS: $1,000. …Read More..

Seven charged with live baiting by Greyhound Racing Victoria

Seven charged with live baiting by Greyhound Racing Victoria

SEVEN people have been charged by Greyhound Racing Victoria over their involvement in live baiting at the Tooradin Trial Track. Tooradin, south east of Melbourne, was the scene of the Four Corners program that aired in January. The footage showed …Read More..

Playing musical chairs is yet to work for greyhound boards

Playing musical chairs is yet to work for greyhound boards

Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) is arguably the leader of the pack when it comes to the industry Australia-wide. In the post-Four Corners climate there are plenty of people involved with greyhound racing wondering if those in charge of running it …Read More..

Hunt gets 18 month ban after dog tests positive for ice

Hunt gets 18 month ban after dog tests positive for ice

TOP trainer Jenny Hunt has been slapped with an 18 month ban, after a greyhound she trained tested positive to the drug ‘ice’ at a meeting in January. The drug, more commonly known for its debilitating affect on people, was …Read More..

Sunday, 3 May 2015

Sunday, 3 May 2015

Greyhound Box Draw For Sale – Sunday, 3 May 2015 Race No. 1Whittaker Farms – Grv Ht15:11 PM (VIC time) Maiden Heat event over 440 metres at Sale Of $1,415 Prizemoney. 1st: $990 2nd: $285 3rd: $140. No.NameGradeFormBestLastTrainer 1SELECT DANIEL …Read More..

Steward’s wrap: George Dailly fined for punching Delbridge

Steward’s wrap: George Dailly fined for punching Delbridge

A SIX month disqualification, suspended wholly for 12 months, and a $5,000 fine have been handed down to George Dailly, the brother-in-law of leading mentor Andrea Dailly, after he was found guilty of punching trainer Mark Delbridge at the Geelong …Read More..

Racing Minister to hold NSW’s purse strings?

Racing Minister to hold NSW’s purse strings?

IN AN unusual turn, NSW Racing Minister Troy Grant seems to be adopting a new approach to managing the racing industry. The Minister’s statements reported by Fairfax (April 15) suggest that the government is certain to ease the tax burden …Read More..

Sandown Park tips, suggested bets & race comments April 16, 2015

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TWELVE races will be run and won at Sandown Park tonight with the feature race undoubtedly being the eighth event which will see an exhilarating clash between Fernando Bale and Dyna Double One. Both chasers are trained by Andrea Dailly …Read More..

Thursday, 16 April 2015

Thursday, 16 April 2015

Greyhound Box Draw For Sandown Park – Thursday, 16 April 2015 Race No. 1Tab Early Quaddie7:11 PM (VIC time) Mixed 6/7 event over 515 metres at Sandown park Of $7,150 Prizemoney. 1st: $5,000 2nd: $1,430 3rd: $720. No.NameGradeFormBestLastTrainer 1SWEET BARBADOS …Read More..

What you may have missed: Next stakeholder forum on this Tuesday

What you may have missed: Next stakeholder forum on this Tuesday

GREYHOUND Racing New South Wales (GRNSW) will conduct their next stakeholder forum at the Gosford greyhound track on Tuesday night. Commencing at 6.05pm, GRNSW CEO Paul Newson is giving participants an opportunity to address their concerns and thoughts regarding animal …Read More..

Hours and hours of film…maybe, but GRV aren’t talking

Hours and hours of film…maybe, but GRV aren’t talking

IN A recent column for this website I suggested GRV should surely have access to the literally hundreds of hours of undercover footage of the Tooradin trial track. I suggested stewards and other officials should be able to trawl through …Read More..

Betting on Group 3 greyhound races

Betting on Group 3 greyhound races

Group 3 races can also include puppy classics, restricted age and sex classics, or even some of the Cup features held at provincial tracks. While they may not receive as much of the spotlight as Group 1 and 2 races, …Read More..

News wrap: Newson says animal cruelty will be stamped out

News wrap: Newson says animal cruelty will be stamped out

THE stand-in CEO of Greyhound Racing New South Wales, Paul Newson, has received an interim report from Deputy Police Commissioner Dave Madden into claims that greyhounds had been shot in the head for $50 and dumped into a pit at a property …Read More..

 

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