Bruce Teague

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...

Stayers at Sandown Park? Barely

WHAT an extraordinary night’s racing at Sandown on Thursday! Has there ever been seven heats for a group 1 distance race before? Anywhere? I can’t...

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...

There’s engagement but no enlightenment in greyhound racing

GREYHOUND Racing Victoria has just conducted a thing called an Engagement Workshop, mainly to do with trialling tracks. We know that because a lengthy media...

Lies, damn lies and greyhound statistics

I MENTIONED the other day that KPMG (and the industry) has had a rough time making sense of greyhound statistics, thereby delaying the finalisation of...