New South Wales Racing

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..


Robertson says Baird hasn’t considered consequences of ban

Robertson says Baird hasn’t considered consequences of ban

FORMER New South Wales Opposition Leader John Robertson has spoken out on the recently-passed legislation to outlaw greyhound racing, slamming the Baird government for failing to consider the ramifications a total ban of the $335 million per year industry will …Read More..


Punk pair packing plenty of punches heading into Cup heats

Punk pair packing plenty of punches heading into Cup heats

JIMMY Coyle is heading into this Saturday’s Group 3 Chairman’s Cup (720m) heats with two chances of qualifying for the $25,000 feature on September 10. Coyle owns and trains littermates Funky Punk and Tanks Punk, who have won 21 races …Read More..


El Magnifico set to resume in Bob Payne Spring Sprint heat

El Magnifico set to resume in Bob Payne Spring Sprint heat

STAR New South Wales chaser El Magnifico will step out on the track for his first race in close to two months when he contests a heat of the Group 2 Bob Payne Spring Sprint (520m) at Wentworth Park on …Read More..


Pantera Nera takes out 2016 Group 2 Black Top

Pantera Nera takes out 2016 Group 2 Black Top

PANTERA Nera added another feature success to his resume on Friday night, producing a strong performance to claim the 2016 Group 2 Black Top at The Gardens. Starting from box eight as the $2.40 favourite, the Gavin Burke-trained chaser was …Read More..


MPs who crossed the floor removed as Parliamentary secretaries

MPs who crossed the floor removed as Parliamentary secretaries

NATIONALS MPs Katrina Hodgkinson and Chris Gulaptis have been removed from their positions as parliamentary secretaries of southern and Northern New South Wales. The news comes just days after Hodgkinson and Gulaptis made the decision to cross the floor in …Read More..


Chappelow scores a powerful win in Group 3 Dapto Maiden

Chappelow scores a powerful win in Group 3 Dapto Maiden

THE regally-bred Vintage Power caused a boil over on Thursday night when taking out the Group 3 Dapto Maiden Classic over 520m at the world-famous Dapto Dogs. When the lids flew open the blue dog got a beautiful run into …Read More..


Foley’s Parliament speech on greyhound ban is essential reading

Foley’s Parliament speech on greyhound ban is essential reading

AMIDST the most challenging period in the history of greyhound racing, an unlikely hero has emerged with a goal to rebuild and repair the sport. New South Wales Opposition Leader Luke Foley has gone above and beyond in his plight to …Read More..


Greyhound ban: Borsak announces plans to target Nationals

Greyhound ban: Borsak announces plans to target Nationals

THE Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party has condemned NSW Premier Mike Baird and Deputy Premier and Minister for Racing Troy Grant after their legislation to ban greyhound racing passed through the NSW Lower House in the early hours of Wednesday …Read More..


Bittersweet time for Lamb with runners in Black Top amidst ban

Bittersweet time for Lamb with runners in Black Top amidst ban

HUNTER Valley trainer Charlie Lamb is hoping that one of his prized greyhounds can lift his spirits by taking out Friday night’s Group 2 Black Top final at The Gardens as the industry struggles to come to terms with Premier …Read More..


Legislative Assembly passes bill to ban greyhound racing

Legislative Assembly passes bill to ban greyhound racing

GREYHOUND racing will be banned in New South Wales from July 1, 2017, after legislation to outlaw the sport was passed through the Lower House of state parliament 48 votes to 35. It comes just two weeks after Baird made …Read More..


Bell hoping for a krakka of a night at Dapto

Bell hoping for a krakka of a night at Dapto

KRAKKA’S brilliant 29.73 win in his semi-final of the Group 3 Dapto Maiden last Thursday night stunned race goers and punters who sent him to the boxes at $24. Among those captivated by the victory was Krakka’s trainer, Clifford Bell, …Read More..


Munro believes a win in by-election could save greyhound racing

Munro believes a win in by-election could save greyhound racing

ORANGE City Councillor Scott Munro has asked for the support of the local greyhound racing industry approaching the by-election in November, having left the National Party and re-branded himself as an independent in the wake of the NSW greyhound racing …Read More..


Berridale Boy qualifies the fastest for Group 3 Dapto Maiden

Berridale Boy qualifies the fastest for Group 3 Dapto Maiden

BERRIDALE Boy will head into next week’s Group 3 Dapto Maiden as the fastest qualifier following a stunning 29.64 win in his semi-final of the series on Thursday night. Jumping well from box seven, the Ken Burnett-trained dog was able …Read More..


Kevin Humphries on ban: confirms he will ‘cross the floor’

Kevin Humphries on ban: confirms he will ‘cross the floor’

BARWON MP Kevin Humphries has spoken out in support of the New South Wales greyhound racing industry at a press conference held at the AgQuip Field Day in Gunnedah. Humphries, whose electorate encompasses approximately 44 per cent of the state, …Read More..


ARG presents proposal to ensure sustainable greyhound racing

ARG presents proposal to ensure sustainable greyhound racing

DESPITE what you may have heard, greyhound racing in NSW has a future with integrity and welfare at its core. It just needs a fair go and the right plan in place. That plan has now been drawn up. AustralianRacingGreyhound.com.au has …Read More..


Greyhound racing participants to form new political party

Greyhound racing participants to form new political party

PARTICIPANTS from within the greyhound racing industry have announced plans to form their own political party in response to the state government’s decision to ban the sport within NSW as of July 1, 2017. Dubbed the Australian Sport and Racing …Read More..


Financial assistance confirmed as a part of Baird’s ban

Financial assistance confirmed as a part of Baird’s ban

JOHN Keniry, the head of the Greyhounds Transition Taskforce in charge of shutting down the industry, has re-assured participants that financial assistance will be available as a part of the transition package he is developing for the Government to assist …Read More..


Evidence from an alleged greyhound grave goes missing

Evidence from an alleged greyhound grave goes missing

EVIDENCE relating to an alleged greyhound burial site in the Hunter Valley has been removed prior to the RSPCA conducting an inquiry into the matter. The RSPCA headed out into bushland at Swan Bay, north of Newcastle, on Monday following …Read More..


Cardiology to represent NSW in National Distance Championship

Cardiology to represent NSW in National Distance Championship

EXCITING New South Wales stayer Cardiology will get the chance to mix it with the best in Australia after winning the NSW Distance Championship final at Wentworth Park on Saturday night. Sent out as the $2.10 favourite off box one, …Read More..


 

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