Animal Welfare

Horsham greyhound race meeting abandoned due to vet departure

In this COVID lockdown world we’ve become used to the unusual, and Horsham’s Tuesday greyhound racing meeting certainly delivered on that score. After having run...
Victorian greyhounds

Victorian greyhound racing strike succeeds – No greyhound racing on Saturday

This Saturday 3rd July 2021 represents an historic day in Australian greyhound racing – there will be no greyhound racing at all on Saturday in...

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...

Queensland greyhound animal welfare grants open for submissions

The Queensland Racing Integrity Commission’s (the Commission) 2021-22 Racing Animal Welfare (RAW) grants program is open for applications from 1 July 2021. Applications are welcome...
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,...

GWIC & Richmond greyhound track vet part ways after “incident”

The Greyhound Welfare & Integrity Commission (GWIC) has confirmed that it has mutually terminated its contract with the on-track veterinary service at Richmond track following...

Still the biggest greyhound racing challenge

Periodically, it is necessary to rebirth a longstanding subject – one with numerous commentators for and against. Are stayers better or worse than they used...

Greyhounds working in the dark – mostly

The NSW Greyhound Welfare and Integrity Commission (GWIC) is not responsible for everything that happens in a greyhound race but it is influential and has...

Greyhound Tracks Are Money Makers – Or Not?

Australia's most controversial greyhound commentator Bruce Teague takes another look at the track design of our major city greyhound racing tracks and wonders how much...