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Stewards’ wrap: eight greyhound trainers banned or suspended

Stewards’ wrap: eight greyhound trainers banned or suspended

HELEN Pullman, Tom Pullman and Kayla Spliet have had their licenses suspended pending the completion of a stewards’ inquiry into evidence collected during a Keinbah trial track investigation. When Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) sought submissions from the trio as to why their …Read More..

Charlie Wilson stood down by Greyhound Racing Victoria

Charlie Wilson stood down by Greyhound Racing Victoria

UPDATE: Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) have confirmed that Charlie Wilson has been stood down under GAR 92 (5)(c) pending the outcome of an inquiry. The inquiry will look into Wilson’s admissions in regards to purchasing prohibited substances including Recombinant Human …Read More..

Dailly confirms GRV raids on Anakie property

Dailly confirms GRV raids on Anakie property

GEORGE Dailly has confirmed to Australian Racing Greyhound that his property was raided on Wednesday by Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV). Dailly says the controlling body was looking for prohibited substances within the training establishment run by George, his brother Tom …Read More..

Leading vet & lab chief explain how EPO swabs can be missed

Leading vet & lab chief explain how EPO swabs can be missed

DAVID Battie, head of Racing Analytical Services Ltd (RASL), has confirmed that all swabs taken from greyhounds examined by his laboratory are tested for Recombinant Human Erythropoietin (EPO). Battie’s comments follow allegations from registered Victorian trainer Charlie Wilson, who admitted to …Read More..

Wilson admits EPO doping, claims GRV officials failed to act

Wilson admits EPO doping, claims GRV officials failed to act

A GREYHOUND trainer at the centre of the Lara raids has explained his motives for teaming up with Animals Australia to expose alleged widespread drug use within the sport. Charlie Wilson says he entered several properties in the week leading …Read More..

Double agent spills beans on Animals Australia greyhound sting

Double agent spills beans on Animals Australia greyhound sting

A ROGUE Animals Australia operative, who is a trainer in Victoria, has shed light on the circumstances surrounding the Lara raids last week. At a property just outside of Geelong, owned by a member of controversial former trainer Graeme Bate’s …Read More..

Lara raids still remain a mystery

Lara raids still remain a mystery

CONFUSION continues to surround the circumstances which saw a greyhound racing property at Lara raided on Wednesday afternoon. A Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) media release confirmed the GRV Investigations Unit and welfare officers attended an unidentified property following allegations of …Read More..

Morris calls for consistency for marring & fail to chase charges

Morris calls for consistency for marring & fail to chase charges

TERRI Morris is calling for more consistency from Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) Stewards when it comes to charging greyhounds with marring and failing to pursue offences. Morris is the trainer of star greyhound Jesaulenko, which was recently slapped with a …Read More..

What do we know about the NSW greyhound industry reform?

What do we know about the NSW greyhound industry reform?

TWO months have been and gone since Premier Mike Baird’s famous backflip on the New South Wales greyhound industry. That’s two months since a grassroots campaign made up of owners, trainers and thousands of people both passionately and financially linked …Read More..

Abandoned Warrnambool meeting causes frustration among trainers

Abandoned Warrnambool meeting causes frustration among trainers

SEVERAL trainers have been left disappointed after arriving at Warrnambool on Thursday night, only to have the race meeting abandoned soon after kennelling. Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) Stewards determined to call off the meeting after a track inspection deemed the …Read More..

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

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..

 

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