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Trainer suspended following cocaine & amphetamine positive

PROMINENT central west trainer Jeanette Foley has been slapped with an interim suspension by Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) after one of her greyhounds returned a...
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Logic wins: GRV stewards drop arsenic charges against trainers

In a triumph for common sense and good law, charges have been withdrawn against five Victorian trainers accused of administering the prohibited substance arsenic and...

What do we know about the NSW greyhound industry reform?

TWO months have been and gone since Premier Mike Baird’s famous backflip on the New South Wales greyhound industry. That’s two months since a grassroots...

Shooter and Fisher Borsak says Pearson is clutching at straws

SHOOTERS, Fishers and Farmers Party MLC Robert Borsak has slammed the Animal Justice Party’s Mark Pearson for his last ditch attempt to bring down the...

Stewards wrap: Trainer suspended for permanently-banned substance

IT has been a massive few weeks in greyhound racing, including in the various stewards’ room around the country. Starting in Western Australia, on Monday...

“We were wrong on greyhound ban” – NSW Baird Government

PREMIER Mike Baird has apologised to the good people within the greyhound racing industry. The apology from the NSW premier come during a press conference...

Mainstream media types are too lazy to check the greyhound facts

YOU would think anyone who has penned a series of books on historical events would have a pretty good handle on sifting fact from fiction....

Stewards wrap: Riley disqualified for positive swab offence

NEW South Wales trainer Mark Riley has been disqualified by Greyhound Racing NSW after he was found guilty of breaching the prohibited substance rule, GAR...

Stewards wrap: SA greyhound trainer appeals decade-long ban

A SOUTH Australian greyhound trainer has appealed his decade-long disqualification and $10,000 fine after being found guilty of a breach of the permanently banned substance...

Bill to ban greyhound racing passed through the NSW upper house

GREYHOUND Racing in New South Wales is one step closer to being banned within the state as of July 1, 2017, after legislation to enforce...

Greyhound injury rates fall for April – June quarter

GREYHOUND Racing New South Wales (GRNSW) has released its quarterly injury report for the April 1 – June 30 period for all TAB and non-TAB...

Follow the money: is ban more about finances than welfare?

As the truth is slowly but surely teased out of the Gordian knot of lies weaved into the fabric of the McHugh Special Commission, it...

Liz Brown claims commission’s ‘experts’ were unqualified

PROMINENT New South Wales veterinarian Dr. Liz Brown has publicly called out the three veterinarians who made submissions for the Special Commission of Inquiry into...

Opinion: The hardest part about greyhound racing ban in NSW

Three weeks since the announcement by Premier Mike Baird, it is still excruciatingly difficult to comprehend greyhound racing may cease to exist in NSW as...

Industry calls for ‘cruel’ trainer to be named and shamed

THERE are growing calls from within the greyhound industry for a trainer, caught on video using a cattle prod to shock one of his dogs,...

The social contagion of live baiting

IN 1922 the American cultural critic Walter Lippman argued in his book ‘Public Opinion’ that for the average person, ‘the real environment is altogether too...

Baird refusing to budge on greyhound ban

PREMIER Mike Baird is refusing to back down despite growing public outrage at his decision to shut down greyhound racing in NSW as of July...

Keinbah owners respond to investigation findings

THE current owners of the Keinbah Trial Track, Robert and Natina Howard, have expressed a sense of relief after it was announced on Wednesday an...

Keinbah inquiry finds at least 99 greyhound remains on property

AN indépendant report into the Keinbah trial track has found that at least 99 greyhounds had been killed and buried in a mass grave on...

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...

Petition to save greyhound racing in NSW gathering steam

An online petition demanding the NSW Government reconsider a ban on greyhound racing has gathered close to 7000 signatures in a few hours. The shell-shocked...

Social Media: Australia reacts to NSW greyhound ban bombshell

OWNERS, fans, industry figures and punters alike have been caught off-guard by the shock announcement greyhound racing in New South Wales will be shut down...

Weekly Stewards wrap: Austen suspended as GRNSW open an inquiry

SCOTT Austen has had an interim suspension placed on his license following a targeted welfare and integrity inspection at his Box Hill property led by...

GRNSW release findings from Il Bacaro review

GREYHOUND Racing NSW (GRNSW) has released the findings from an internal review into an incident which occurred at Wentworth Park on December 26, 2015. The...

NSW greyhound racing bracing itself as inquiry report handed down

ANIMAL welfare groups are hoping that findings from the NSW Special Commission of Inquiry into greyhound racing will be the beginning of the end for...