SCOOTER is the quintessential ‘pet’ greyhound. Living on a diet including takeaway and spending much of his life inside the house, the black pooch is as spoilt as they come. However, this Friday, the 33-kilogram dog will give his owner/trainer …Read More..
LEADING Victorian greyhound veterinarian Dr Desmond Fegan has condemned the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) for backing the NSW State Government’s decision to ban greyhound racing. The AVA is a professional organisation which represents veterinarians nationwide and has the vision of …Read More..
We live in a very confusing world. Amongst the plethora of election claims, counter-claims and straw polls doing the rounds today two processes are noteworthy – the ABC’s in-house Vote Compass and extreme views of the alleged destruction of the …Read More..
THIS week’s review of litters selected from the NSW Whelping Report for the week ending December 17, 2015 starts with two litters registered by Churchable breeder, Casey Dargusch, with a total of 16 pups. The first of the two litters …Read More..
“REPORTS of my death have been greatly exaggerated” – Mark Twain. (Actually a small misquotation, according to the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, which claims that the New York Journal of 2 June 1897 wrote “The report of my death was …Read More..
Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) tonight launched its Victorian Greyhound Racing Hall of Fame at Sandown Greyhound Racing Club. Dr Jim Gannon has tonight been announced as one of the inaugural 36 inductees in to the Victorian Greyhound Racing Hall Of …Read More..
South Australia’s Racing Appeals Tribunal has cited the fact that Greyhounds Australia’s (formerly ANZGA) Drug Withholding Guidelines are flawed as reason enough to reduce South Australian greyhound trainer Raye Kelly’s disqualification from seven months to just four. In December 2008 …Read More..
A most successful meeting was conducted at Lang Lang, congratulations to all concerned. Weatherwise it was great on Saturday but the heavens opened on Sunday and we had rain, patches of sunlight, hail, lightning and thunder. Despite all this, coursing …Read More..
A great day’s coursing was conducted by the G.O.T.B.A. at the Lang Lang Coursing Grounds. The hard working committees had the track and surrounds in great shape considering the wet conditions experienced on Saturday. Fine and sunny was the order …Read More..
A lovely days coursing was conducted by the hard working Longwood Coursing Club. Last Season this club was unable to conduct meetings due to the drought and the condition of the track. Many thanks to everyone who assisted them to …Read More..
The Melton Coursing Club were devastated that vandals had broken into the track during Friday night.
Coursing commenced at Healesville in fine and sunny conditions. There were some extremely close finishes during the day with a few surprises.