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NSW greyhound industry ban and reversal: the complete timeline

NSW greyhound industry ban and reversal: the complete timeline

IT seems like a lifetime ago that Premier Mike Baird took to social media to announce he was outlawing the $335 million a year greyhound racing industry. A lot has happened between July 7 and now, most importantly when he …Read More..

Premier’s office says Reform Panel will consider breeding caps

Premier’s office says Reform Panel will consider breeding caps

A SPOKESPERSON from the Department of Premier and Cabinet has failed to acknowledge the breeding cap of 2,000 greyhound pups born per annum is off the table. The figure was originally mentioned by the NSW Greyhound Racing Industry Alliance in …Read More..

Borsak says greyhound prohibition bill should be repealed now

Borsak says greyhound prohibition bill should be repealed now

ROBERT Borsak says the New South Wales Government should be looking to repeal its controversial greyhound racing prohibition bill prior to the Orange by-election on November 12. The Shooters, Fishers and Farmers Party MLC made the call after Upper House …Read More..

Breeding set to be a major focus of Industry Reform Panel

Breeding set to be a major focus of Industry Reform Panel

FORMER New South Wales Premier Morris Iemma has spoken out on the future of the greyhound racing industry. Iemma’s statements come as he prepares to lead the newly formed Greyhound Industry Reform Panel charged with making recommendations to the government …Read More..

Scott addresses objectives of Greyhound Industry Reform Panel

Scott addresses objectives of Greyhound Industry Reform Panel

Update: NEW South Wales Greyhound Breeders, Owners and Trainers Association (GBOTA) CEO Brenton Scott says the industry has not been locked into a strict 2,000 dogs per annum breeding cap. This comes despite the fact that the figure was submitted …Read More..

Sunday, 16 October 2016

Sunday, 16 October 2016

Greyhound Box Draw For Darwin – Sunday, 16 October 2016 Race No. 1Nt.gov.au Dash Division16:26 PM 2/3/4 event over 312 metres at Darwin Of $770 Prizemoney. 1st: $450 2nd: $195 3rd: $125. No.NameGradeFormBestLastTrainer 1WHERE’S RAMSAY132318.25Ronald Phillips 2BOOBERRY752118.05Joel Vansleve 4SMASHING WAVES187817.98Jamie …Read More..

Gordon & Scott say Alliance continues to fight for full reversal

Gordon & Scott say Alliance continues to fight for full reversal

KEVIN Gordon has reiterated his support for the NSW Greyhound Racing Industry Alliance and vowed to continue the fight to have a proposed July 1, 2017, shutdown date thrown out. Despite chatter that Gordon may be working with the National …Read More..

West Aussie seeking to snare a place in Sydney Cup folklore

West Aussie seeking to snare a place in Sydney Cup folklore

THE Sydney Cup is a race that has been ‘on the books’ at Wentworth Park since 1963 and boasts winners from Tasmania, South Australia, Queensland, Victoria and even the United States (Lucy Wires in 2013), but this Saturday night sees …Read More..

Sunday, 9 October 2016

Sunday, 9 October 2016

Greyhound Box Draw For Darwin – Sunday, 9 October 2016 Race No. 1William Hill Battle Of The Sexes…6:34 PM FFA event over 383 metres at Darwin Of $1,000 Prizemoney. 1st: $500 2nd: $300 3rd: $200. No.NameGradeFormBestLastTrainer 1NODDIN OFF245122.45Russell Savige 2ARNHEM …Read More..

Australian Sport and Racing Party continues to grow rapidly

Australian Sport and Racing Party continues to grow rapidly

THE Australian Sport and Racing Party has officially reached over 1,000 members as it aims to become the first political party to truly represent the interests of all Australians involved in both sports and racing within Parliament. The party was …Read More..

Talking Breeding: American sires continue to impact in Australia

Bella Infrared

THIS week’s review of litters selected from the Victorian Litter Registrations list for the week ending September 7 begins with three litters by the highly rated US sire, Bella Infrared* (July 2009 Kiowa Mon Manny x Bella Ionic). Registered by …Read More..

Sunday, 2 October 2016

Sunday, 2 October 2016

Greyhound Box Draw For Darwin – Sunday, 2 October 2016 Race No. 1Clarke Construction Dash Divisio…5:26 PM 3/4 event over 312 metres at Darwin Of $770 Prizemoney. 1st: $450 2nd: $195 3rd: $125. No.NameGradeFormBestLastTrainer 1WAYNE OUTWIDE324118.21Jamie Hosking 2LAY LOW314518.28Richard Smith …Read More..

Luke Foley heading to Coonamble to support greyhound racing

Luke Foley heading to Coonamble to support greyhound racing

NEW South Wales Opposition Leader Luke Foley will be a special guest at Coonamble over the long weekend as the industry prepares for its annual blockbuster greyhound racing carnival. All up, the carnival attracted over 1000 nominations this year, enough …Read More..

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..

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..

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..

Sunday, 25 September 2016

Sunday, 25 September 2016

Greyhound Box Draw For Darwin – Sunday, 25 September 2016 Race No. 1Sage Contracting Dash Division17:02 PM FFA event over 312 metres at Darwin Of $915 Prizemoney. 1st: $550 2nd: $220 3rd: $145. No.NameGradeFormBestLastTrainer 1EMERLEY FAIRY117217.97Graeme Ferns 2LAY LOW331418.28Richard Smith …Read More..

Worm Burner: lose weight and win (a lot of) races

Worm Burner: lose weight and win (a lot of) races

THERE really must be something in the South Australian water table. Reigning National Sprint Champion Worm Burner resumed racing on June 6 after a two-month break and in 13 starts since then, all at Angle Park and all over 515 …Read More..

Talking breeding: Banjo Boy sires three well-bred litters

Banjo boys greyhound

THIS week’s review of litters selected from the Victorian Litter Registrations list for the two weeks ending August 22 starts with three litters by well bred stud prospect, Banjo Boy (April 2011 Vee Man Vane x Off Springer). Wallan breeder, …Read More..

Straight track match racing, a test of both speed and strength

Straight track match racing, a test of both speed and strength

AFTER Healesville, the premier straight track in the country, conducted its showcase Cup day on Sunday September 11, it’s worth remembering that in past decades one of the ways in which owners and trainers would spruik the merits of their …Read More..

Sunday, 18 September 2016

Sunday, 18 September 2016

Greyhound Box Draw For Darwin – Sunday, 18 September 2016 Race No. 1Sba Office National Territory Sp…7:23 PM BT8 event over 537 metres at Darwin Of $1,500 Prizemoney. 1st: $1,000 2nd: $300 3rd: $200. No.NameGradeFormBestLastTrainer 1ARNHEN VILLAIN314131.31Jamie Hosking 2BOMBAY ROCK113431.98Andrew …Read More..

Talking Breeding: Cosmic litter ready to rumble

Cosmic Rumble

THIS week’s review of litters from the Victorian Litter Registrations list for the week ending August 10 starts with beautifully bred litter of six pups by the 2010 Golden Easter Egg winner, Cosmic Rumble (April 2007 Spiral Nikita* x Spiritual …Read More..

Sunday, 11 September 2016

Sunday, 11 September 2016

Greyhound Box Draw For Darwin – Sunday, 11 September 2016 Race No. 1Clarke Construction Dash Divisio…7:29 PM M/4/5 event over 383 metres at Darwin Of $770 Prizemoney. 1st: $450 2nd: $195 3rd: $125. No.NameGradeFormBestLastTrainer 1ON THE MONEY335822.55Graeme Scott 2POKER BOOM125422.93Robert …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..

Group 3 Chairman’s Cup – free tips and best bookmaker prices

THREE heats of the Chairman Cup are set to be held at Wentworth Park on Saturday night, with some of the best greyhounds from NSW and interstate heading to the Harbour City circuit for a crack at the $25,000 to …Read More..

Talking Breeding: There’s no missing this Dyna Double One litter

Dyna Double One

THIS week’s review of litters from the Victorian Litter Registrations list for the week ending August 3 starts with a beautifully bred litter of nine pups by champion sprinter Dyna Double One (March 2013 Barcia Bale x Crystin Bale), winner …Read More..

Fabregal qualifies the fastest for Group 3 SA Oaks

Fabregal qualifies the fastest for Group 3 SA Oaks

STAR South Australian sprinter Fabregal stole the show at Angle Park on Thursday night, recording the fastest win across the three Group 3 SA Oaks heats over 515m. Starting from box five in the second heat, the Robyn Mackellar-trained bitch …Read More..

Dundee Osprey takes out 2016 Speed Star

Dundee Osprey takes out 2016 Speed Star

DUNDEE Osprey proved once again that he is one of the finest sprinters in the country, taking out Thursday night’s Speed Star event over 515m at Sandown Park. The innovative series saw eight of the fastest chasers in Victoria converge …Read More..

 

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