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Thursday, 16 February 2017

Greyhound Box Draw For Angle Park – Thursday, 16 February 2017 Race No. 1Abbott Printers/stationers Stake…6:51 PM 6 event over 515 metres at Angle park...

Wastage: the first battle that needs to be won

ACCORDING to Premier Mike Baird, he claims he was left with no real alternative but to ban greyhound racing in NSW following the release of...

New blood is answer to reclaiming greyhound ‘social licence’

It was an ordinary Sunday, July 10, 2016, but a meeting of a few hundred people in Warners Bay may have been the final nail...

TABs – it’s bad news for him and worse news for him

HALF yearly results for Tabcorp and Tatts (Ubet) have been overwhelmed by disappointing performances in the High Court where both were disputing actions by the...

Thursday, 3 March 2016

Greyhound Box Draw For Angle Park – Thursday, 3 March 2016 Race No. 1Jarman Teamwear (masters N/p) St…7:13 PM 5 event over 515 metres at...

Gold Guide failure creates an opportunity for greyhound racing

THE evidence is there. Now we need to act. The Gold Guide was just as much a part of greyhound history as Jack Woodward’s Greyhound...

Advertisers, readers out of pocket as NGF enters administration

National Greyhound Form PTY LTD has been placed into administration with many people in the industry left out of pocket after the abrupt disappearance of...

When is the price right?

A FEW years ago, Tabcorp’s boss (the previous one, not the current one) announced that wagering was a “mature industry” so he started branching out...

Tabcorp + Tatts/Ubet = a non starter for now

NOT for the first time, Tabcorp and Tatts/Ubet have been talking about a merger, thereby giving the country a single tote-TAB operator. It was on...

Tatts-Ubet still chasing its tail

WHILE discussing Tabcorp’s results last week we mentioned that Tatts/Ubet was soon to report its own 2014/15 results. That has now happened and it is...

Tabcorp holds the key to progress – if any

TABCORP boss David Attenborough wants to thank all those folk who have switched to Fixed Odds betting in the last financial year. They were a...

What you may have missed: National Championships taking shape

THE Nationals puzzle is almost complete, with the representatives from Victoria, Queensland, Western Australia, South Australia and Tasmania all locked into place after various qualifiers...

Wednesday, 12 August 2015

Greyhound Box Draw For Wentworth Park – Wednesday, 12 August 2015 Race No. 1Welcome To Wp Stakes7:05 PM 5 event over 520 metres at Wentworth...

Australian Greyhound Racing Society to give the industry a voice

AUSTRALIAN Racing Greyhound is proud to exclusively announce the formation of the Australian Greyhound Racing Society, a new national body which aims to provide a...

What greyhound racing could learn from the thoroughbred industry

THE thoroughbred code’s two and a bit days talkfest, the Australian Racing Conference in Brisbane, is now over, although it failed to attract any coverage...

Ignorance is no defence

RECENT reactions from readers bring up vitally important points about the nature of greyhound racing and how we deal with both welfare and business matters....

This week in racing history

FEBRUARY 5 Beau Palomino won the 1972 Hobart Thousand, the last to be run over 540 yards (494 metres) before the distance was changed to...

Is Tabcorp Killing The Goose?

Our entire wagering system is founded on the performance of our two main tote companies. They make up some three quarters of the action but...

Tabcorp Hedging Its Bets

Following falls in normal TAB business in 2013/14 Tabcorp is looking to increase the proportion of betting done via smartphones and the like, particularly in...

The Future Is Here Already

We happened to enter the Woolies supermarket together and stop at the big box full of broccoli, attractively priced at $1.50 per kilo. She was...

This Week in Racing History

FEBRUARY 5th Champion all-distance chaser Sentinel won the 1936 NSW 700 yards (684 metres) Championship, run at Maitland, by six lengths from Gay Toby, running...

Corridor’s 500m Bendigo Track Record Run

It’s rare to witness a track record performance in a grade five event, but that is exactly what occurred at Bendigo’s Lords Raceway last Friday...

Confusing The Baby And The Bathwater

Late night shoppers in the Eastern states might be in for a surprise in a couple of months when WA goes live with its conversion...

Cool Frank Wins SA Coursing’s Waterloo Cup

With warm weather greeting patrons, racing was keen and some results surprised. The 2013 Waterloo Cup saw James Vescos’ Cool Frank defeat Len Wilson’s First...

SA Waterloo Cup Only Coursing Meeting Left

Our last date is fast approaching and 8 September is it. The season finale will have 4 feature races – the 2013 Waterloo Cup, the...