EPO

Dr Derek Major

Dr Derek Major: NSW greyhounds not in crisis after Mackay ban

Prominent Sydney veterinarian Dr Derek Major is confident greyhound racing is not in crisis after top trainer Jason Mackay received a two-year suspension for banned...
Greyhound racing

Tim Caines again placed under interim suspension

NSW greyhound trainer Tim Caines has again been placed under interim suspension by the NSW Greyhound Welfare and Integrity Commission (GWIC). This time Pamela Caine...
Greyhound racing

Tim Caines interim suspension lifted

The Greyhound Welfare & Integrity Commission (GWIC) has confirmed that the interim suspension imposed on greyhound trainer, Tim Caines, in December 2019 has been lifted....
Nsw greyhound racing

NSW greyhound trainer suspended pending Million Dollar Chase EPO inquiry

A New South Wales greyhound trainer has been suspended pending inquiry over a positive swab to erythropoietin (EPO) in a greyhound who ran second in...

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...

Melinda Finn disqualified for 12 years for EPO positive swab

LEADING New South Wales trainer Melinda Finn is the first person in the greyhound industry to be found guilty of doping greyhounds with EPO. Finn was...

Leading vet & lab chief explain how EPO swabs can be missed

DAVID Battie, head of Racing Analytical Services Ltd (RASL), has confirmed that all swabs taken from greyhounds examined by his laboratory are tested for Recombinant Human...

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...

Double agent spills beans on Animals Australia greyhound sting

A ROGUE Animals Australia operative, who is a trainer in Victoria, has shed light on the circumstances surrounding the Lara raids last week. At a...

Stewards wrap: Two trainers disqualified for positive swabs

NEW South Wales trainer Gavin Lowe has been slapped with a disqualification after being found guilty of breaching GAR 83(2) which relates to prohibited substances....

GRNSW forensic testing tender awarded to RASL

RACING Analytical Services Limited (RASL) have been awarded the tender for the provision of forensic testing services by Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) after a procurement...

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...

What you may have missed: Whyte’s super Darwin Cup win

VICTORIAN trainer Stephen Whyte made it back-to-back wins in the Darwin Cup, landing the 2015 feature with the talented Superfonic on Sunday night at Winnellie...

John Finn declared a defaulter by GRNSW

JOHN Finn has been declared a defaulter by Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) stewards less than two days after his wife, Melinda Finn, had her training...

Finn suspended after EPO positive confirmed

LEADING NSW trainer Melinda Finn has had her licensed suspended by Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) after it was confirmed two of her greyhounds returned positive...

Finn’s greyhounds test positive for EPO, Fanning leaves GRNSW

LEADING conditioner Melinda Finn has become the first trainer to have greyhounds return a positive swab to the prohibited substance Recombinant Human Erythropoietin (EPO). The...

Cyril Wilson Suspended For Caffeine Positive

Offences: GAR 83 (2) (a): The owner, trainer or person in charge of a greyhound nominated to compete in an Event shall present the greyhound...

Playing With Figures – Not Kindergarten Stuff

Confusion, guesswork, allegations, bias and “let you know later” are some of the descriptions that might be applied to statements and figures offered at the...

A Headache For Some Racing Authorities

In the modern scientific era, it’s getting harder to understand why racing authorities demand a zero tolerance approach to drug use, at least within certain...

NSW Greyhound Racing Inquiry Produces Sensational First Public Hearing

Last Friday week at Penrith Panthers Leagues Club, the commencement of the inquiry into Greyhound Racing New South Wales (GRNSW) began with the with committee...

It’s Not A Secret, So Let’s Tell Everybody

As an interested but amateur observer, I can’t quite understand how the drug issue is being handled. I think it’s good, or good in parts,...

Greyhound Racing Better Than Some – But Watch It

It’s been fascinating to see general sports push racing out of the headlines for a change. But probably not for very long. Until names are...

National Futurity & National Derby Contenders Swabbed For EPO & ITTP

Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) stewards over the last two days have conducted out of competition testing of greyhounds in the lead-up to the heats of...

GRNSW Conducts Out Of Competition Testing

Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) stewards over the last two days have conducted state-wide out of competition testing of greyhounds in the lead-up to the Group...

The Poppy Seed Problem

I don’t really understand the way racing addresses the drug subject. Certainly, the whole country has made giant strides over the past two decades in...