Alistair Smith

Brown confident Ride The Rails will steam home at Launceston

WHEN Peter “Big Chief” Brown passed away suddenly in October last year the Victorian greyhound industry was rocked to the core. One of the truly...

Darren Brown Hoping The Ride Continues In Hobart Thousand Final

There won’t be a dry eye in the house this Thursday night if Ride The Rails can salute in the Group One Hobart Thousand final....

Jim Psaila Disqualified For Six Months For Two Caffeine Positives

Greyhound Racing Victoria have just announced the results of an stewards investigation in to two positives swabs that were finalised a week ago. The stewards...

Nine Month Disqualification For Jeffrey Frusher From Anabolic Steroid Positive In Ballarat Cup Heats

Following advice from Racing Analytical Services Laboratory, the Stewards of Greyhound Racing Victoria conducted an investigation into the results of a urine sample taken from...

Fine Only For Procaine Positive In Victoorian Greyhound

Following advice from Racing Analytical Services Laboratory, the Stewards of Greyhound Racing Victoria conducted an investigation into the results of a urine sample taken from...

9 Month Disqualification For Nandrolone Steroid Positive Swab In Victoria

Greyhound Racing Victoria stewards have only just released details of positive swab to an anabolic steroid despite the fact the hearing was held over a...

Four Month Disqualification For Flunixin & Morphine Positive In Victorian Greyhound

Victoriab GRV Stewards have just advised that following advice from the Racing Analytical Services Laboratory, the Stewards of Greyhound Racing Victoria conducted an investigation into...

18 Month Disqualification For Cocaine Positive Swab In Victorian Greyhound

Following advice from the Racing Analytical Services Laboratory, the Stewards of Greyhound Racing Victoria conducted an investigation into the results of a post-race urine sample...

Damien Oborne Receives $500 Fine For Lignocaine Positive Swab

Following advice from Racing Analytical Services Laboratory, the Stewards of Greyhound Racing Victoria conducted an investigation into the results of a post-race urine sample taken...

Former Group 1 Trainer Verity Cotton Disqualified For 9 Months For Anabolic Steroid Positive

Victorian greyhound trainer Verity Cotton has been disqualified for 9 months for a positive swab to an anabolic steroid in one of her greyhounds. Cotton’s...

John Norden Fined $500 For Procaine Positive In Victorian Greyhounds

Following advice from the Racing Analytical Services Laboratory, the Stewards of Greyhound Racing Victoria conducted an investigation into the results of a pre-race urine sample...

Darren Fisher Receives $1000 Fine Only For Flunixin Positive Swab In Victoria

The husband of high profile Greyhound Racing Victoria and Sky Racing feature greyhound race presenter, Simone Fisher, has received a $1,000 fine for a positive...

Damian Fleming Fined $500 For Warrnambool Greyhounds Hyoscine Positive Swab

Greyhound Racing Victoria have just today released details of a positive swab inquiry that occurred last week before the Racing Appeals & Disciplinary Board, that...

Richardson Guilty Not One, But Two Positive Swabs To Pholcodine & Receives Fine Only

Victorian greyhound trainer Adam Richardson has received a $750 fine only as the results of two separate positive swabs in different greyhounds trained by him....

Monaghan Receives $500 Fine Only For Pholcodine Positive In Victoria

Following advice from the Racing Analytical Services Laboratory, the Stewards of Greyhound Racing Victoria conducted an investigation into the results of a pre-race urine sample...

John Eva Disqualified For Four Months For Methylsynephrine Positive

Victorian greyhound trainer John Eva has been disqualified for presenting his greyhound With The Lot at a Shepparton greyhound race meeting under the influence of...

Thompson’s Fourth Stewards Inquiry In Three Years Receives Fine Only For Positive Swab

As reported exclusively on Australian Racing Greyhound back on June 1st 2001, the Jason Thompson trained greyhound Proven Que Tee has returned a positive swab...

Azzopardi Receives $500 Fine For Methylmorphinan Positive Swab In Victoria

Victorian greyhound trainer Judy Azzoaprdi has received a $500 fine for presenting her greyhound Go Slow to race at The Meadows on Australia day while...

McDonald Escapes With Only $500 Fine For Positive Swab

Victorian GRV Stewards Brian Williams and Glen Fish have just concluded their Stewards Inquiry in to the positive swab returned by Horsham runner Carlinford Ron...

Neville Vincent Gets Fine Only For Procaine & Flunixin Positive

Victorian GRV Stewards have recentyl finalised an inquiry in to another procaine positive swab in a greyhound, making it the third procaine positive swab in...

Carr’s Anabolic Steroid Disqualification Reduced On Appeal

Back in December 2008 John Carr was the very first Victorian Greyhound Trainer to front the GRV Stewards in relation to a positive swab to...

Thompson Escapes With Only A Fine, El Galo Disqualified From Topgun

In a decision reminiscent of the $500 only fine for another leading Victorian greyhound trainer who returned a positive swab in a major race, Greyhound...

Suspended Fine For Procaine Positive Swab Greyhound Trainer

Victorian GRV Stewards today finalised an inquiry in to a positive swab to Procaine by the greyhound Raymond Love after its second place finish at...

More Than Memory Lost, DNA Testing Says Sire Lost

A very interesting story from GRV HQ today involving the aptly named greyhound Memory Lost. On the track Memory Lost raced 86 times for 14...

Fine Only For Greyhound Trainer Of Positive Swab To Procaine

Greyhound Racing Victoria Stewards have today finalised and inquiry in to a positive swab from a greyhound to Procaine, a local aneastethic frequently mixed with...