Bruce Teague

Can Greyhounds Australasia save dog racing?

Bruce Teague explains why Greyhounds Australasia and the state racing bodies need to reconsider their rules on how frequently trainers can race their dogs.

Why shorter races are hurting the NSW greyhound industry

Checking through some 500 races in a recent week in Victoria and NSW, it was concerning to see that 61% of them were run over...

Oldies but goodies – the case for Veterans greyhound racing

Are we fair dinkum about Veterans/Masters racing? Going back a decade or so, hardly any races for aging dogs appeared on the program and most...

Australian greyhound racing must adapt or fail

Former NSW Premier Mike Baird and former Racing Minister Troy Grant may well be seeing nature do what the voters refused to accept – a...

How do you judge greyhound training techniques?

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...

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...

Greyhound racing truths are hard to find

CAN we tidy up some misconceptions that worry readers today? First, “Lone Widow” claims that ”better brains than ours have been trying to eliminate interference...

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...

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...

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...