AN indépendant report into the Keinbah trial track has found that at least 99 greyhounds had been killed and buried in a mass grave on the property over a four year period. The deplorable revelations come after a year long …Read More..
GREYHOUND Racing NSW (GRNSW) has broken its silence to address several pertinent rumours which have developed since Premier Mike Baird announced plans to outlaw the sport within NSW as of July 1, 2017. That statement was on July 7 and …Read More..
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GREYHOUND Racing Victoria is currently celebrating a successful night of racing at The Meadows last Saturday, with 12 heats of the Group 1 Maturity Classic run and won. But it was what they failed to mention that caught the eye. …Read More..
THE world’s greatest predator has invented the combustible engine, the computer, flown to the moon, and even produced all of the world’s great literature. But, as we know or we ought to know, the natural instinct to inflict pain and …Read More..
OVER a week has passed since the Special Commission of Inquiry report into greyhound racing was made public, with Premier Mike Baird ignoring 79 recommendations and opting to shut down the industry as a result. The Liberal Party leader has …Read More..
A RECORD number of ex-racing dogs have been re-homed at a greyhound adoption day in Sydney. Hundreds of people poured through the gates at Wentworth Park on Saturday to meet and greet the animals, as tensions continue to simmer over …Read More..
KATRINA Hodgkinson has voiced her disapproval of the Baird government’s decision to appoint John Keniry as the head of a task force to oversee the shutdown of the NSW greyhound racing industry before legislation to ban the sport has been …Read More..
THERE is a quite bizarre quote which appears on the first page of Volume 1 of the McHugh Commission report, and, arguably, it sets the ‘tone’ for the entire document. After claiming that 40% of the 97,783 greyhounds bred in …Read More..
PREMIER Mike Baird is determined in his mission to end greyhound racing in NSW, repeating his stance at a press conference on Thursday, exactly one week after his bombshell announcement shook the greyhound industry to its core. Having met with …Read More..
Racing Queensland has left the door open to negotiate with the owners of Tweed-based Border Park if the NSW government follows through with its ban on greyhound racing. Secretary manager Steve McGrath said the venue would be sold, regardless of …Read More..
GREYHOUND racing resumed in New South Wales on Wednesday, but the afternoon meeting at Richmond was tinged with sadness as many trainers still sat in shock at the Baird government’s decision to ban the sport. Brian Rylands, the bookie who …Read More..
In a previous article I made reference to ‘wastage’, that dreadful euphemism for the elimination of healthy animals, as the first battle that needs to be won among the general public if greyhound racing in NSW is to stand a …Read More..
GREYHOUND Racing NSW (GRNSW) may have just killed greyhound racing a year before it becomes illegal, with the controlling body suspending non-TAB racing pending an internal review into track safety, integrity and animal welfare. The inquiry follows the release of …Read More..
GREYHOUND Racing NSW (GRNSW) announced on Wednesday morning interim CEO of the authority body Paul Newson will be replaced by an administrator to manage the shut down of the industry within the state. Newson stepped in as the interim CEO …Read More..
THE New South Wales greyhound racing industry has been dealt another blow, with announcement that non-TAB racing has been suspended. On Tuesday night, Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) issued a statement that the 18 non-TAB tracks within the state have had …Read More..
STATE Nationals MP Chris Gulaptis has said he will do “whatever it takes” to support greyhound racing as the sport faces a statewide ban at the hands of the Baird government. Gulaptis is the member for Clarence, a region in …Read More..
Members of the NSW greyhound racing industry have gathered in western Sydney as clubs unite to fight the Baird government’s ban. Up to 50 people including representatives from greyhound clubs and tracks across the state gathered at the Greyhound Social …Read More..
NEW South Wales Opposition leader Luke Foley has voiced concerns the closure of the state’s greyhound racing industry could drive the sport underground. The Baird government announced plans last Thursday to permanently ban greyhound racing within NSW, with the legislation …Read More..
ACCORDING to Premier Mike Baird, he claims he was left with no real alternative but to ban greyhound racing in NSW following the release of the McHugh Commission report. Although the report had 80 recommendations, the first was to shut …Read More..
Labor member for Swansea, Yasmin Catley, has thrown her support behind the greyhound racing industry as the sport faces a permanent ban at the hands of the Baird government. Premier Baird announced on Thursday he intends to put legislation before …Read More..
The NSW coalition government is facing an internal revolt over its move to shut down the greyhound racing industry. The NSW Nationals appear to be at odds over the contentious ban, with some members including Cootamundra MP Katrina Hodgkinson saying …Read More..
GREYHOUND racing in Victoria has a problem it has barely acknowledged. A big problem. The announcement by Premier Mike Baird that greyhound racing in NSW would be shut down from July 1, 2017, casts serious doubt on the status quo …Read More..
ZAMBORA Brockie provided some momentary joy for heartbroken greyhound racing enthusiasts on Thursday night when taking out the Group 1 Winter Cup (520m) at Albion Park. Hours after the NSW Premier Mike Baird announced the state government would be shutting …Read More..
LEADING NSW greyhound trainer Dean Swain has spoken out in shock after a drone was pictured hovering above his Western Sydney training establishment on Saturday morning. Swain, who has been very vocal against the NSW state government’s decision to permanently …Read More..
AS I drove back through New South Wales last Friday morning it was obvious to me that great hinterland outside the Sydney CBD has been a long neglected part of the state. The backblock roads of the Hunter Valley are …Read More..
The announcement by the Baird government that it will ban greyhound racing in New South Wales starting from the beginning of July 2017 is yet another reminder of how the sport/industry failed over a long period of time both internally …Read More..
NEW South Wales Premier Mike Baird has bitten back after being lashed with criticism since announcing the greyhound racing industry would be shut down within the state as of July 1, 2017. Baird listed 10 points on his Facebook page …Read More..
GREYHOUND Racing NSW (GRNSW) announced on Saturday morning that racing will recommence at TAB tracks across the state from Wednesday July 13, 2016. The authority made the call to suspend racing on Thursday following the State Government’s bombshell announcement to …Read More..
THE 2016 Grafton Greyhound Racing Carnival will continue in Northern NSW despite an immediate seven-day shutdown placed on greyhound racing in the state on Thursday afternoon. The decision to impose the shutdown was made by Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) and …Read More..