GAP

Queensland dog lovers encouraged to consider adopting a greyhound for Xmas

Queensland dog-lovers are encouraged to consider making room under their Christmas tree for a retired racing greyhound. The Greyhound Adoption Program (GAP) Queensland is hosting...
Queensland racing

Queensland greyhounds return to the Ekka

The Queensland Greyhound Adoption Program (GAP) is excited to be back at the Ekka for the first time in three years. GAP Operations Manager Leah...

Victorian trainers frustrated with Greyhound Racing stewards

Like being on the receiving end of a parking inspector’s wrath, Bendigo trainer Daniel Pell is frustrated. At times, he doesn’t know what he’s in...
WA trainer Tim Mullany

Mullany set for training return after RWWA boosts prize funds

Just because Tim Mullany is set to get back involved as a greyhound trainer in Western Australia, it doesn’t mean he is ready to sit...

COVID-19 lockdown proves boost for Qld greyhound adoption numbers

Queensland’s Racing Integrity Commission (QRIC) Greyhound Adoption Program (GAP) has seen a surge in the number of greyhounds adopted in April, bringing the total number...

QRIC vow to keep Queensland greyhounds racing amid COVID-19 chaos

The Queensland Racing Integrity Commission (QRIC) and Racing Queensland (RQ) will work together to support the continuation of race meetings in three codes around the...

Seized RSPCA greyhounds all approved for green collar adoptions

Eight greyhounds that were seized by RSPCA Inspectors and transferred to the Queensland Racing Integrity Commission (QRIC) Greyhound Adoption Program (GAP) facilities at Churchable have...
QLD greyhound racing

“Rescued” greyhounds seized by RSPCA due to neglect

RSPCA Qld is once again urging people to look more closely at conduct, capabilities and motives of the many “rescue” groups cropping up around the...
Greyhounds As Pets adoption program

Capalaba hosting Greyhound Adoption Day on March 2

The Queensland Racing Integrity Commission (QRIC) Greyhound Adoption Program (GAP) will hold its next Greyhound Adoption Day at the Capalaba Greyhound Racing Club on 2...
Greyhounds As Pets adoption program

Adoption day hits Shepparton for the first time next month

THE Greyhound Adoption Program (GAP) is set for its first-ever stint at Shepparton this Sunday. It is expected that 30 greyhounds will find new homes...

QRIC claim inaugural GAP Industry Engagement Day a success

The Greyhound Adoption Program (GAP) welcomed members of the greyhound racing community to the GAP facility in Churchable during the inaugural GAP Industry Engagement Day....
Greyhounds As Pets adoption program

Greyhound rehoming strategies need to be more inclusive

While all the kudos and marketing dollars flow to Greyhound Racing Victoria’s (GRV) flagship Greyhound Adoption Program, figures released in GRV’s 2016-17 annual report show...
Cannington

WA restricts greyhound breeding to registered persons only

WEST AUSTRALIA’S lead racing regulatory body has today announced that all greyhounds intended for rehoming will now be required to be sterilised prior to or...
Queensland racing

QGBOTA president dissatisfied with QRIC’s GAP program

QUEENSLAND Greyhound Breeders, Owners and Trainers Association (QGBOTA) president Stephen Lennon has slammed the Queensland Racing Integrity Commission’s director of Animal Welfare Martin Lenz over...
Greyhound racing

Greyhound racing could outmanoeuvre horse racing

Punters are the grease of the financial wheels of the three racing codes. In January 2016, at the height of the furore over live baiting,...
Ritza Lenny

El Magnifico returns in fine style by winning Bulli Cup heat

INJURY plagued sprinter El Magnifico returned to the track in brilliant style on Saturday night, winning the opening heat of the Group 2 Cyril Rowe...
Sonia Kempshall

GRNSW to introduce six-dog fields in NSW

PROMINENT Northern Rivers trainer Sonia Kempshall does not believe the introduction of six-dog fields will have an impact on reducing the injury rate within greyhound...

Stewards wrap: five trainers penalised for cobalt offences

NEW South Wales trainer John Bradley has been found guilty of having a dog with elevated levels of cobalt, stemming from a race meeting earlier...
Thirty Talks & Tony Brett

Thirty Talks primed for Brisbane Cup following Ipswich win

SENSATIONAL Queensland sprinter Thirty Talks will be aimed at the heats of the Group 1 Brisbane Cup (520m) at Albion Park this Thursday after his...

Topper Toretto the fastest qualifier for Dapto Puppy Classic

TOPPER Toretto will be the one to beat in next week’s Group 2 Dapto Puppy Classic (520m) after a sizzling performance in his semi-final of...

2016 Group 1 Melbourne Cup and Bold Trease heat recap

THE final race on Melbourne Cup and Bold Trease heat night was taken out by the longest price winner of the meeting, with $30 shot...

An explanation of GRV’s proposed rule changes

GREYHOUND Racing Victoria (GRV) has announced a suite of proposed rule changes with the aim of improving animal welfare outcomes. The proposed rules are aimed...

Letter to the Premier contains figures not seen by the industry

GREYHOUND breeding in New South Wales could be reduced by more than 80 per cent on its 2014 figures over the next four years, casting...

Greyhound Racing NSW finally answers some questions

GREYHOUND Racing NSW (GRNSW) has broken its silence to address several pertinent rumours which have developed since Premier Mike Baird announced plans to outlaw the...

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...