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Will the year of the hobby trainer continue in the Melbourne Cup?

SCOOTER is the quintessential ‘pet’ greyhound. Living on a diet including takeaway and spending much of his life inside the house, the black pooch is...

Fegan fires off at the AVA for supporting Baird’s greyhound ban

LEADING Victorian greyhound veterinarian Dr Desmond Fegan has condemned the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) for backing the NSW State Government’s decision to ban greyhound racing....

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...
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Talking breeding: Could this litter be a gold earner?

THIS week’s review of litters selected from the NSW Whelping Report for the week ending December 17, 2015 starts with two litters registered by Churchable...

Careful work required to improve greyhound racing

“REPORTS of my death have been greatly exaggerated” – Mark Twain. (Actually a small misquotation, according to the Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, which claims that...

Jim Gannon Inducted To Hall Of Fame

Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) tonight launched its Victorian Greyhound Racing Hall of Fame at Sandown Greyhound Racing Club. Dr Jim Gannon has tonight been announced...

Greyhounds Australasia’s Drug Withholding Guidelines Flawed Says Racing Appeals Tribunal

South Australia’s Racing Appeals Tribunal has cited the fact that Greyhounds Australia’s (formerly ANZGA) Drug Withholding Guidelines are flawed as reason enough to reduce South...

Ego Claims 2008 Waterloo Cup At Lang Lang

A most successful meeting was conducted at Lang Lang, congratulations to all concerned. Weatherwise it was great on Saturday but the heavens opened on Sunday...

Rapidvite Trainer’s Seminar To Be Held During Nationals

An outstanding array of speakers has been co-ordinated for the Rapidvite Trainers’ Seminar which will take place at the Greyhound Social Club on Friday, August...

Mills Family Dominate Lang Lang Coursing

A great day’s coursing was conducted by the G.O.T.B.A. at the Lang Lang Coursing Grounds. The hard working committees had the track and surrounds in...