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Greg Board slams GRNSW decision to suspend dogs

LEADING breeder and owner Greg Board is shocked at the decision by Greyhound Racing New South Wales (GRNSW) to suspend two of his promising pups...

Live-baiting scandal: The darkest week in an industry’s history

JUST a week has elapsed since the nation was shocked by revelations of live baiting in the greyhound industry broadcast on the ABC’s investigative program...

This Week In Racing History

December 31 The last night meeting with betting for greyhound racing in NSW was held in 1927, following the passing of new government legislation. The...

Background To The AWM Distance Title

In some ways the AWM Distance Title is one of the ‘unsung’ long-standing major distance races on the Australian calendar. Of course, if Xylia Allen...

Background To The McKenna Memorial

Anyone wondering why Victoria has always produced some of the best ‘half-milers’ in the country only needs to look at the plethora of major distance...

Background To The Albion Park Gold Cup

From the time of its inception, the Albion Park Gold Cup (originally the Gabba Gold Cup) has been a tough race. This is particularly so...

This Week In Racing History

JUNE 4th The second mechanical lure race meeting ever held in Australia was run at Epping (Harold Park), in 1927. Races were conducted over 480...

This Week In Racing History

APRIL 9th The photo finish camera was used for the first time at the White City, Launceston track in 1949. Only two races required the...

Background: Wentworth Park Gold Cup

This year marks the 48th running of the Wentworth Park Gold Cup, although the race has had a few different ‘official’ names down through the...

The Sandown Cup – The 21st Century History

In greyhound racing circles, the month of May can only mean one thing – Sandown Cup. The ‘Melbourne Cup for Stayers’ always attracts the finest...