Drug Testing

Charlie Wilson stood down by Greyhound Racing Victoria

UPDATE: Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) have confirmed that Charlie Wilson has been stood down under GAR 92 (5)(c) pending the outcome of an inquiry. The...

Wilson admits EPO doping, claims GRV officials failed to act

A GREYHOUND trainer at the centre of the Lara raids has explained his motives for teaming up with Animals Australia to expose alleged widespread drug...

Special Commission of Inquiry – the 80 recommendations simplified

OVER a week has passed since the Special Commission of Inquiry report into greyhound racing was made public, with Premier Mike Baird ignoring 79 recommendations...

Wheeler removes his dogs after Nicole Davis returns positive swab

SUPERSTAR sprinter Dyna Villa will be scratched from this Sunday’s Group 2 Horsham Cup final as owner Paul Wheeler removes all of his greyhounds from...

Insight Into The Findings And Recommendations Of The Parliamentary Inquiry

The Select Committee on Greyhound Racing in NSW (Committee) has released its First Report (Report). The Committee has made two findings and 18 recommendations. ARG...

First Fix The System

In recent times this column has noted that decision-making in several areas of the industry is faulty, that vital matters are being ignored, or that...

Leading Trainer Andy Lord Answers Industry Critics

One of NSW’s leading trainers has spoken out regarding the shape of the greyhound racing industry after one of the most turbulent and testing times...

Victorian Racing Minister Welcomes Race Fixing Report

The Victorian Coalition Government welcomes the release of the report by the Racing Integrity Commissioner relating to his Own Motion Inquiry into Race Fixing, Minister...

Victorian Government Welcomes Racing Integrity Commissioner’s Race Fixing Inquiry

Minister for Racing Denis Napthine today welcomed the decision by the independent Racing Integrity Commissioner to conduct an Own Motion Inquiry into recent race fixing...

The Scorecard

There was movement at the station, the weather is closing in and the dogs are on the run. (Apologies to Banjo Paterson – it’s always...

GRNSW Makes New Greyhound Racing Integrity Auditor Appointment

Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) today announced the appointment of Graham Gorrie to the position of Greyhound Racing Integrity Auditor. He replaces David Landa OAM who...

New Integrity Auditor To Be Appointed To NSW Greyhound Racing Industry

Greyhound Racing New South Wales (GRNSW) today confirmed that it was close to appointing a new Greyhound Racing Integrity Auditor following the resignation of David...

Assest Rich, Income Ordinary

Last week’s discussion about professional punters – or one of them anyway – led into an assessment of how the business of racing is turning...

When Is A Drug Not A Drug?

To this writer – a non-chemist, non-veterinarian and non-trainer, just an interested fan – Australia’s drug policies have never been totally clear or logical. Well,...

David Landa Appointed As NSW Greyhound Racing Integrity Auditor

Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) today announced the appointment of David Landa OAM to the position of Greyhound Racing Integrity Auditor. Landa replaces John Costigan and...

GHRRA/GRNSW Merger Costs NSW Greyhounds $2Million

Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) Chairman Professor Percy Allan AM today disclosed that the final costs for merging the greyhound division of the Greyhound and Harness...

GHRRA Give Elective Testing The Go Ahead

The GHRRA Board considered a proposal, that elective urine testing for a specific substance in a Greyhound to ensure there are no specific prohibited substances...