Bruce Teague

Somersaults continued ….

It seems that my recent article (Olympic Standard Somersault) crossed in the ether with an informative item from GRV containing more details of the upcoming...

Olympic standard somersault at the dogs

Often I wonder why state authorities make something hard when it would be dead simple to make it easy. Share the worry, so to speak....

Tabcorp about to take a punt

Anyone remember those heady days when you could do the rounds of the betting ring and pick out the bookie offering the best price? A...

One greyhound disease is spreading worldwide

It seems that the New Zealand greyhound industry is under the pump as it processes yet another review, this time by the Racing Minister. According...

How long should the ancient two airline policy apply to greyhound racing?

Bravo to Lynton Hogan, President of the Victorian GOBTA (Greyhound Owners, Breeders, Trainers Association) for taking on the state authority (GRV) about the declining returns...

Greyhound transparency lost in translation

Just a couple of weeks ago I highlighted the reluctance of state authorities to tell the public and industry participants what was going on. They...
Knight Sprite

Do greyhound bosses read the newspapers?

Yet again, the failure of greyhound authorities to present the industry’s case has opened the way to naysayers and racing opponents to belittle the code,...

Do greyhound fans need to know?

Here’s something from an editorial in The Australian on 7 June 2021. “The essential work of journalism at its very best, and its most important,...

Speeding lessons at Sandown dogs

Extraordinary! Wednesday’s interesting Speed Star series at Sandown displayed some sparkling form, led in by Aston Rupee over 515m (29.06 – record 28.90) and Zipping...

Greyhounds’ Sandown Cup – A four part story

Dirty Language Before talking about the actual race, can we move to the steward’s report on the Cup final and make some editorial points. Here...