New South Wales Racing

Ando’s Mac wins 2016 Group 1 Vic Peters Classic

Ando’s Mac wins 2016 Group 1 Vic Peters Classic

ANDO’S Mac stamped himself as one of the most promising youngsters in the country with a blistering win in Saturday night’s Group 1 Vic Peters Classic (520m) at Wentworth Park. Exploding from box six, the Jason Mackay-trained sprinter went straight …Read More..


Victorian trio clear favourites for 2016 Group 1 Melbourne Cup

Victorian trio clear favourites for 2016 Group 1 Melbourne Cup

DESPITE going win-less in its past four starts, Victorian star Zambora Brockie remains the favourite to take out the world’s richest greyhound race, the Group 1 Melbourne Cup, at Sandown Park on November 18. Trained by Anthony Azzopardi, the black speed …Read More..


Polls indicate Orange voters are still wary of the Nationals

Polls indicate Orange voters are still wary of the Nationals

INTERNAL polling has indicated Mike Baird’s reversal of the greyhound racing ban has failed to win the coalition government back any support in the electorate of Orange heading into next month’s by-election. However, figures still indicate the National Party, which …Read More..


Members of the Greyhound Industry Reform Panel released

Members of the Greyhound Industry Reform Panel released

THE names of the five person panel assigned with reforming the NSW greyhound racing industry have been released. Known as the Greyhound Industry Reform Panel, it will be led by former Morris Iemma, the former Labor Premier of NSW between …Read More..


What has the greyhound industry learned from the ban?

What has the greyhound industry learned from the ban?

IT has been a tumultuous year for the sport of greyhound racing in New South Wales. Things seemed to be looking up following on from the live baiting scandal in 2015. A wide range of reforms were introduced to optimise …Read More..


NSW greyhound industry ban and reversal: the complete timeline

NSW greyhound industry ban and reversal: the complete timeline

IT seems like a lifetime ago that Premier Mike Baird took to social media to announce he was outlawing the $335 million a year greyhound racing industry. A lot has happened between July 7 and now, most importantly when he …Read More..


Premier’s office says Reform Panel will consider breeding caps

Premier’s office says Reform Panel will consider breeding caps

A SPOKESPERSON from the Department of Premier and Cabinet has failed to acknowledge the breeding cap of 2,000 greyhound pups born per annum is off the table. The figure was originally mentioned by the NSW Greyhound Racing Industry Alliance in …Read More..


Breeding set to be a major focus of Industry Reform Panel

Breeding set to be a major focus of Industry Reform Panel

FORMER New South Wales Premier Morris Iemma has spoken out on the future of the greyhound racing industry. Iemma’s statements come as he prepares to lead the newly formed Greyhound Industry Reform Panel charged with making recommendations to the government …Read More..


Foley on ban backflip: the right result for the wrong reason

Foley on ban backflip: the right result for the wrong reason

NEW South Wales opposition leader Luke Foley has welcomed Premier Mike Baird’s decision to reverse the controversial greyhound racing ban. Foley has been a vocal opponent of the ban since it was announced on July 7, and believes mounting public and …Read More..


What social media had to say about Mike Baird’s ban reversal

What social media had to say about Mike Baird’s ban reversal

TUESDAY, October 11, 2016, will go down in the history books as a monumental day in Australian politics. It is a day when public, media and political pressure caused the Premier of NSW, Mike Baird, to announce he would backflip …Read More..


Ginn says the grief caused by ban will never be forgotten

Amanda Ginn

GREYHOUND trainer Amanda Ginn choked back tears as she described the relief she felt when Premier Mike Baird announced his controversial ban on the sport would be overturned on Tuesday. Ginn has been involved in the sport for 35 years …Read More..


NSW greyhound racing ban overturned by Cabinet

NSW greyhound racing ban overturned by Cabinet

GREYHOUND Racing New South Wales (GRNSW) released a statement on Wednesday in support of the NSW Government’s decision to overturn the greyhound racing ban. The backflip, announced by Premier Mike Baird, means that racing will continue within the state past …Read More..


Gordon & Scott say Alliance continues to fight for full reversal

Gordon & Scott say Alliance continues to fight for full reversal

KEVIN Gordon has reiterated his support for the NSW Greyhound Racing Industry Alliance and vowed to continue the fight to have a proposed July 1, 2017, shutdown date thrown out. Despite chatter that Gordon may be working with the National …Read More..


Borsak says ban needs to be overturned, not extended

Borsak says ban needs to be overturned, not extended

SHOOTERS, Fishers and Farmers Party MLC Robert Borsak says postponing the ban on greyhound racing is unacceptable. His statement comes as several news sources claim Nationals Party MPs are trying to repair the damage caused by the controversial greyhound ban …Read More..


Will the Nationals overturn the greyhound racing ban?

Will the Nationals overturn the greyhound racing ban?

THE future of Premier Mike Baird’s controversial ban on greyhound racing may be known as early as next week, with reports circulating the NSW Nationals Party are trying to formulate a new plan to reverse the ban prior to a …Read More..


West Aussie seeking to snare a place in Sydney Cup folklore

West Aussie seeking to snare a place in Sydney Cup folklore

THE Sydney Cup is a race that has been ‘on the books’ at Wentworth Park since 1963 and boasts winners from Tasmania, South Australia, Queensland, Victoria and even the United States (Lucy Wires in 2013), but this Saturday night sees …Read More..


Participants invited to Bathurst on Thursday for Paul Murray Live

Participants invited to Bathurst on Thursday for Paul Murray Live

BATHURST racing manager Jason Lyne is urging all greyhound racing participants to be trackside on Thursday night when political commentator Paul Murray heads to the track for a special edition of his current affairs and commentary program, Paul Murray Live. …Read More..


Australian Sport and Racing Party continues to grow rapidly

Australian Sport and Racing Party continues to grow rapidly

THE Australian Sport and Racing Party has officially reached over 1,000 members as it aims to become the first political party to truly represent the interests of all Australians involved in both sports and racing within Parliament. The party was …Read More..


Luke Foley heading to Coonamble to support greyhound racing

Luke Foley heading to Coonamble to support greyhound racing

NEW South Wales Opposition Leader Luke Foley will be a special guest at Coonamble over the long weekend as the industry prepares for its annual blockbuster greyhound racing carnival. All up, the carnival attracted over 1000 nominations this year, enough …Read More..


Mainstream media types are too lazy to check the greyhound facts

Mainstream media types are too lazy to check the greyhound facts

YOU would think anyone who has penned a series of books on historical events would have a pretty good handle on sifting fact from fiction. You would expect them to at least do a little bit of due diligence and, …Read More..


ARG reiterates its proposal as talk suggests a backflip on ban

ARG reiterates its proposal as talk suggests a backflip on ban

LEADING news sources are predicting the Baird Government could potentially backflip on its controversial law to shutdown greyhound racing within New South Wales. While Government representatives have attempted to deflect the claims, an email sent by National Party MP and …Read More..


Labor MP Ryan Park heads to Dapto for Group 1 Megastar night

Labor MP Ryan Park heads to Dapto for Group 1 Megastar night

SHADOW Treasurer Ryan Park will be a special guest at Dapto on Thursday night as the NSW Labor Party continues to throw its support behind the NSW greyhound racing industry. Park, who is also the member for Keira, was born …Read More..


Nationals fighting to retain Orange seat but remain favourites

Nationals fighting to retain Orange seat but remain favourites

NEW South Wales Premier Mike Baird and Deputy Premier Troy Grant could be in for a massive shock at the upcoming Orange by-election as the Coalition’s price to retain the seat continues to drift with online bookmakers. The Orange seat …Read More..


NSW greyhound industry to fight ban in Federal Court

NSW greyhound industry to fight ban in Federal Court

THE New South Wales greyhound racing industry is continuing its fight to overturn the ban on the sport by launching a legal challenge in the Federal Court on Tuesday. The proceedings intend to challenge the validity of the legislation, which …Read More..


Greyhound training and breeding could be allowed in NSW after ban

Greyhound training and breeding could be allowed in NSW after ban

GREYHOUND training could potentially continue in New South Wales until 2022, five years after racing is banned within the state, under the draft recommendations currently being considered by the NSW Greyhounds Transition Taskforce. The Taskforce is being led by Dr …Read More..


New Administrator appointed for GRNSW shutdown

New Administrator appointed for GRNSW shutdown

JOHN Gibbons has been announced as the Administrator of Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) and will manage the transition towards closure for both the governing body and the affected clubs. Gibbons brings more than four decades of experience in corporate recovery …Read More..


Busting the wastage of non-performing greyhounds lie

Busting the wastage of non-performing greyhounds lie

ONE of the big lies being spread by the NSW premier and his coterie of political ‘yes’ persons and drawn from the information contained in the McHugh report is that greyhounds are being killed or ‘wasted’ if they are not …Read More..


Lord and Staines each claim two Canberra Cup heats

Lord and Staines each claim two Canberra Cup heats

ANDY and Jodie Lord will play a strong hand in next week’s Group 3 Canberra Cup final, with two of their greyhounds taking out a heat in the $25,000 series on Sunday night. The first of Team Lord’s greyhounds to score …Read More..


Ritza Lenny steals time honours in Group 2 Bob Payne heats

Ritza Lenny steals time honours in Group 2 Bob Payne heats

RITZA Lenny burst into calculations for this year’s Group 2 Bob Payne Sprint Sprint (520m) with a dominant heat victory at Wentworth Park on Saturday night. Jumping well from box six, the blue dog was able to work his way …Read More..


Whittaker back to his best in Chairman’s Cup heats

Whittaker back to his best in Chairman’s Cup heats

WHITTAKER stamped himself as the greyhound to beat in next week’s Group 3 Chairman’s Cup final (720m) with a determined heat victory at Wentworth Park on Saturday night. Starting from box eight in the third and final qualifier, the Judith …Read More..


 

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