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Sunday, 13 November 2016

Sunday, 13 November 2016

Greyhound Box Draw For Sandown (SAP) – Sunday, 13 November 2016 Race No. 1Tab Early Quaddie1:51 PM (VIC time) Maiden event over 515 metres at Sandown Of $1,415 Prizemoney. 1st: $990 2nd: $285 3rd: $140. No.NameGradeFormBestLastTrainer 1JET HAWK [M]542FSHG Johnston …Read More..

GRV rewards its safest track with second weekly meeting

GRV rewards its safest track with second weekly meeting

GREYHOUND Racing Victoria has introduced a second weekly race meeting at the safest track in the state. The Healesville Greyhound Racing Club has been rewarded for its low injury record on the long, straight track – the only one of its …Read More..

An explanation of GRV’s proposed rule changes

An explanation of GRV’s proposed rule changes

GREYHOUND Racing Victoria (GRV) has announced a suite of proposed rule changes with the aim of improving animal welfare outcomes. The proposed rules are aimed at tightening regulation surrounding ownership and rehoming responsibilities and will put further responsibilities on trainers …Read More..

Sunday, 2 October 2016

Sunday, 2 October 2016

Greyhound Box Draw For Sale – Sunday, 2 October 2016 Race No. 1Mg Mafra Field Services5:54 PM (VIC time) Mixed 6/7 event over 440 metres at Sale Of $1,890 Prizemoney. 1st: $1,325 2nd: $375 3rd: $190. No.NameGradeFormBestLastTrainer 1GYM BOOTS [7]75251NBTG …Read More..

Talking Breeding: Dyna Double One litters continue to dominate

Dyna Double One

THIS week’s review of litters selected from the Victorian Litter Registrations list for the week ending August 29 begins with three litters by 2015-16 AGRA Greyhound Of The Year, Dyna Double One (March 2013 Barcia Bale x Crystin Bale). Wallan …Read More..

Talking breeding: Well bred Cape Hawke litter commands attention

Cape Hawk

THIS week’s review of litters selected from the Victorian Litter Registrations list for the week ending July 27 starts with beautifully bred litter of nine pups by the brilliant sprinter, Cape Hawke (October 2009 Where’s Pedro x Viva Odessa), whose …Read More..

Finalists announced for 2015/2016 Victorian Greyhound of the Year

Finalists announced for 2015/2016 Victorian Greyhound of the Year

FOUR finalists have been announced for the 2015/2016 Victorian Greyhound of the Year, with the winner to be crowned at Sandown Park on Friday night. The title covers the entirety of 2015 and the first half of the 2016 calendar …Read More..

Speed may become an irrelevance in racing’s future

Speed may become an irrelevance in racing’s future

WHILE greyhound people in NSW are effectively labeled by the state premier and much of his ruling party as being incapable of following animal welfare laws, the state government of Victoria has taken an entirely different view and, following a …Read More..

GRV appoints its first General Manager of Integrity

GRV appoints its first General Manager of Integrity

GREYHOUND Racing Victoria (GRV) made the announcement on Monday it has appointed its first General Manager of Integrity, Shane Gillard. Under the previous structure of the authority body, integrity, racing and animal welfare all fell under the one umbrella, however, …Read More..

Talking Breeding: Former Easter Egg winner has nice litter in VIC

Don't Knocka Him

THIS week’s review of litters selected from the Victorian Litter Registrations list for the week ending June 28, begins with a nice litter of nine pups by the 2012 Golden Easter Egg winner, Don’t Knocka Him (November 2009 Knocka Norris …Read More..

GRV introduces new greyhound racing hotline

GRV introduces new greyhound racing hotline

A NEW telephone hotline has been established by Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) to address unlawful and suspicious activity within the greyhound racing industry. The hotline will be available 24 hours a day, seven days a week and will be used …Read More..

Stewards’ wrap – prominent trainer Darren Brown suspended

Stewards’ wrap – prominent trainer Darren Brown suspended

PROMINENT Victorian greyhound trainer and breeder Darren Brown has been suspended by Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) stewards after one of his greyhounds returned an out of competition swab sample to a permanently banned substance. The sample was taken from the …Read More..

NSW greyhound shutdown will massively affect Victoria

NSW greyhound shutdown will massively affect Victoria

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..

Queensland, Victoria say greyhound racing won’t be banned

Queensland, Victoria say greyhound racing won’t be banned

The greyhound industry as we know it in NSW is over, but what about the rest of Australia? Racing Minister Grace Grace has confirmed Queensland will continue with increased vigilance in animal welfare and racing integrity, and Greyhound Racing Victoria …Read More..

Weekly Stewards wrap: Austen suspended as GRNSW open an inquiry

Weekly Stewards wrap: Austen suspended as GRNSW open an inquiry

SCOTT Austen has had an interim suspension placed on his license following a targeted welfare and integrity inspection at his Box Hill property led by Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW). Members of GRNSW’s Regulatory and Welfare units attended the property, with …Read More..

Talking breeding: College Causeway a road to success

College Causeway

THIS week’s review of litters selected from the Victorian Litter Registrations list for the week ending May 25, begins with a nice litter of 12 pups by the international stud success, College Causeway* (August 2006 Go Wild Teddy x College …Read More..

Stewards wrap: Trainer disqualified over poor living conditions

Stewards wrap: Trainer disqualified over poor living conditions

DOUGLAS Blake recently faced the Victorian Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board for a breach of GAR 106 (1)(c) and LR 42.1. The charges stemmed from a kennel inspection by Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) Animal Welfare Compliance Officer Arthur Evans on …Read More..

GRV appoints new Chief Steward & Animal Welfare General Manager

GRV appoints new Chief Steward & Animal Welfare General Manager

GREYHOUND Racing Victoria announced on Wednesday that it has appointed Karen Lees as its new Chief Steward. Lees, who has been appointed for a two-year period, takes over from Glenn Fish, who left the top job earlier in 2016 to take …Read More..

New Victorian local rules to focus on animal welfare & integrity

New Victorian local rules to focus on animal welfare & integrity

NEW rules tackling rehoming, euthanasia, lures, live baiting, greyhound properties and suspended and disqualified persons are set to come into effect on June 14, 2016, in Victoria. Many of the new rules are in response to the recommendations handed down …Read More..

Thursday, 9 June 2016

Thursday, 9 June 2016

Greyhound Box Draw For Sandown Park – Thursday, 9 June 2016 Race No. 1Shane Franklin Memorial Final6:02 PM (VIC time) Maiden Final event over 515 metres at Sandown park Of $7,150 Prizemoney. 1st: $5,000 2nd: $1,430 3rd: $720. No.NameGradeFormBestLastTrainer 1KING …Read More..

Greyhound overbreeding myth exposed

Greyhound overbreeding myth exposed

Now that Greyhounds Australasia has published the final stats for Australian greyhound racing in 2015 we are in a position to confirm a point made by a couple of readers recently. Over the 12 years from 2003 the number of …Read More..

Weekly stewards wrap: more fines and disqualifications issued

Weekly stewards wrap: more fines and disqualifications issued

VICTORIAN trainer Steve Nagy faced the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board last Tuesday after his greyhound, Roseline, returned a urine sample which showed the presence of prohibited substance 6 alpha – Hydroxystanozolol taken at the Sale meeting on December 6, …Read More..

Questions need to be asked regarding Cup favourite’s performance

Questions need to be asked regarding Cup favourite’s performance

I HAVE now read four different accounts, including reports from the stewards and GRV, of the running of “world’s richest greyhound staying race”, the 715m Sandown Cup, and not one has discussed the abysmal performance of No Donuts (aside from …Read More..

Racing integrity should be a non-political subject

Racing integrity should be a non-political subject

THE newly proposed Victorian Racing Integrity Unit involves putting stewardship and related functions for all three codes under the one roof, thus separating them from each code’s administration. It follows a report by Paul Bittar to the Racing Minister. The …Read More..

Does travel affect a greyhound’s performance?

Does travel affect a greyhound’s performance?

GREAT stuff for Geoff Scott-Smith and his talented dog Dundee Osprey after winning $145,000 Group 1 Harrison-Dawson at Sandown Park last Thursday. “Absolutely incredible, just absolutely incredible,” said the spritely 69 year old of his first win at group level. …Read More..

GRV throw their support behind banning Irish greyhound export

GRV throw their support behind banning Irish greyhound export

GREYHOUND Racing Victoria (GRV) has announced its support to push a ban on the export of Irish greyhounds to Macau. The announcement follows recent reports which suggested that some greyhounds from Ireland had been sent to the Peninsula off the …Read More..

Talking breeding: Banjo Boy and Rustic Reeta match made in heaven

Banjo boys greyhound

THIS week’s review of litters from the Victorian Litter Registrations for the week ending April 22 is one of 10 pups, registered by Merbein South breeder Jamie Quinlivian, by the highly rated stud prospect Banjo Boy (April 2011 Vee Man …Read More..

The two sides of Sandown greyhound racing

The two sides of Sandown greyhound racing

IF Sandown’s provincial meeting last Sunday is any guide the next generation is coming along nicely – never mind some naysayers guessing that over-breeding is a big problem and should be cut back (let’s wait for proper figures before drawing …Read More..

All Vic racing codes to be overseen by a single integrity body

All Vic racing codes to be overseen by a single integrity body

FOR the first time in history, the three racing codes in Victoria will be overseen by a single independent body to manage the integrity of the sports within the state. To be named the Victorian Racing Integrity Until, the body …Read More..

In the steward’s room – SA trainer has his penalty restarted

In the steward’s room – SA trainer has his penalty restarted

LAST Tuesday Greyhound Racing South Australia officers attended the property of trainer Duncan Stewart for a routine kennel inspection. During their time at the property, disqualified person Michael Stewart was located on the premises who was deemed to be in …Read More..

 

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