THE New South Wales Racing Appeals Tribunal has upheld several appeals made by owners against a Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) decision to suspend greyhounds associated with trainers who have been suspended and are under investigation for allegedly engaging in the …Read More..
THE live-baiting scandal has plunged the sport of greyhound racing into turmoil with participants nationwide struggling to pick up the pieces of their decimated industry. However, maybe the whole fiasco is exactly what was needed to incite the changes required …Read More..
THE board of Greyhound Racing Victoria has resigned. Following an interim report from racing commisioner Sal Perna today, GRV interim chair Michael Harms offered the resignation of the entire board. The news came just minutes after Perna cleared the board …Read More..
WITH a second Four Corners program focused on greyhound racing expected to air in the near future, there is speculation Animals Australia, Animal Liberation Queensland and the RSPCA might have further footage of trainers engaging in live-baiting activities. Now, a …Read More..
THE New South Wales Government moved to secure the future integrity of its greyhound industry today, announcing a Special Commission of Inquiry to investigate issues of animal welfare and integrity within the sport. Troy Grant, the NSW Deputy Premier and Minister for …Read More..
LEADING breeder and owner Greg Board is shocked at the decision by Greyhound Racing New South Wales (GRNSW) to suspend two of his promising pups in the wake of the controversial live-baiting scandal. Board, who is the owner of …Read More..
After six hours in the Victorian Supreme Court on Friday night, Awesome Project has been given the all clear to start in Saturday’s Group 1 Australian Cup heats at The Meadows. It was announced early on Friday that Awesome Project …Read More..
A NEW welfare levy is being imposed on greyhound prize money and subsidies by Racing Queensland, with it set to raise more than $1.6 million in additional funding as a part of a plan to improve integrity and animal welfare …Read More..
A SOUTH Australian politician wants action on the live baiting saga with legislation set to go before parliament which will see harsher penalties for anyone found to be violating animal welfare laws. Michelle Lensink, a Liberal frontbencher, said she was …Read More..
FORMER US president Harry Truman famously had a sign on his desk which read “the buck stops here”. Although far from being the originator of the phrase, Truman displayed the sign to make it clear he was the person ultimately …Read More..
GREYHOUND Racing Victoria chairman Peter Caillard has quit his post in the latest twist in the live-baiting saga. Caillard informed Martin Pakula, the Victorian Minister for Racing, on Monday he has chosen to resign from his position on the board. …Read More..
JUST a week has elapsed since the nation was shocked by revelations of live baiting in the greyhound industry broadcast on the ABC’s investigative program Four Corners. The week has seemed more like a month as the hits kept coming …Read More..
FORMER steward Amanda Hill is standing by her words despite backlash following her appearance on last Monday’s controversial Four Corners program focusing on live baiting. The ABC, working with the RSPCA, Animals Australia and Animal Liberation Queensland, launched an investigation …Read More..
ZIPPING WILLOW is back in the Richmond Vale kennels of her original trainer, Jason Mackay, after a tumultuous week in the lead-up to the Group 1 Temlee at The Meadows. After drawing box one in the invitation-only feature, the New …Read More..
LEADING Londonderry trainer Harry Sarkis has been suspended immediately by GRNSW stewards following an inspection of his property and kennels. Sarkis is no stranger to trouble with GRNSW stewards and has been stood down after the inspection revealed vials of …Read More..
ASK any greyhound owner about the breed’s suitability as a family pet and you’ll hear about a dog with a beautiful, placid and sometimes lazy nature. It seems a far cry from the speed machines we see flying around the …Read More..
THE Greyhound Racing Victoria board will not meet the same fate as its recently-sacked NSW counterparts. For now. Speaking exclusively with AustralianRacingGreyhound.com, Victoria’s Racing Integrity Commissioner, Sal Perna, dismissed speculation of a potential GRV clean-out on Thursday. Perna, who announced …Read More..
GREYHOUND Racing Victoria CEO Adam Wallish has told Australian Racing Greyhound that it expects to stand down more registered participants in coming days as the live-baiting saga intensifies. The state body suspended the registration of 10 participants and the …Read More..
A DAY on from the screening of the Four Corners investigation into live baiting in greyhound racing, the hits keep coming for the besieged industry. Authorities in the three states affected by the scandal tried to present a united front …Read More..
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..
“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..
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..
THE Meadows Greyhound Club in Victoria has introduced a new incentive for its handicapped staying events conducted over 725 metres. Any greyhound which wins off nine metres (with 10m being the standard in stakes races) will collect an extra $1000 …Read More..
ANOTHER high-profile trainer may be in hot water with stewards: one of Jenny Hunt’s greyhounds has returned a positive swab to the permanently banned prohibited substances amphetamine, methamphetamine and its metabolites. The greyhound in question, Jubilea Bale, was scratched from …Read More..
Racing and Wagering Western Australia this week announced three finalists for its prestigious greyhound-of-the-year title to be presented at a gala awards night on February 1. They are On Coin, Star Recall and Zelemar Fever. On Coin, which was also …Read More..
Greyhound Racing Victoria will employ a new kenneling procedure from next month that will allow trainers with runners in races 9-12 to briefly access their greyhounds. After many requests from participants, Geelong and Sandown Park will trial the new procedure …Read More..
REEFTON based greyhound trainer Anthony Kent is in more hot water over his implosion at Bendigo on August 27 and his actions have been slammed by the Greyhound Owners Trainers and Breeders Association of Victoria. At a Greyhound Racing Appeals …Read More..
BARRY Colless pines for greyhound racing’s good old days. The New South Wales based trainer, who is a welfare officer with the Greyhound Breeders, Owners and Trainers Association, misses the characters of the day. And, at 75, with “42 or …Read More..
Offence: 83 (2) (3) and (6): Mr. Robert Conway failed to present the greyhound ‘Norrie’s Antics’ free of any prohibited substance for an event at the Cranbourne Greyhound Racing Club on Wednesday, 27 August 2014. Report: Following advice from Racing …Read More..
Offence: GAR 83 (2)(3): Mr. Terry Moore failed to present the greyhound ‘Irene Florence’ free of any prohibited substance for an event at Bendigo Greyhound Racing Association on Wednesday, 10 September 2014. Report: Following advice from Racing Analytical Services Laboratory, …Read More..