Greyhound Racing Regulations

Yes, There Are Options To Bend Starts

What other option is there than bend starts, a reader asked? Well that’s an easy one to answer. Alone among the racing codes, or in...

Oscura Is Just Part Of The Story

Oscura’s sad demise last Thursday at Sandown is just one in a long line of broken hocks incurred as dogs come out of the first...

Accidental Administration Of Prohibited Substances Won’t Work As A Defence

A dog testing positive because of “accidental administering” is hardly a new occurrence. Back in 2009 a precedence was formed in the case involving David...

GRV Implements New Grading Rules

It has been a long time coming, but GRV has finally accepted the need to alter the current grading structure to enable a fairer and...

Is Anybody Worried About The Product?

It’s hard to believe but last Friday Wentworth Park managed to put on only nine races. Apparently, in the whole state there were not another...

Why Owners Are The Biggest Punters Of Them All

During a recent discussion about contents insurance, I got talking with a friend about what the most valuable single items in my possession would be....

The Goose That Laid The Golden Egg Has A Sore Leg

Confusion, rip-offs or just good business? How can you describe the range of odds now on offer for greyhound punters? The situation has worsened over...

Why Consumers Matter

Gary Johns has made some good points. The former MP and Labor stalwart, writing in The Australian, related a story about the late and highly...

A Headache For Some Racing Authorities

In the modern scientific era, it’s getting harder to understand why racing authorities demand a zero tolerance approach to drug use, at least within certain...

A Costly Squeeze Play

Figures just in for 2013 confirm the worrying habit of recent years of trying to squeeze blood out of the stone. The average number of...