Greyhounds As Pets

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...

Record number of greyhounds rehomed in Sydney

A RECORD number of ex-racing dogs have been re-homed at a greyhound adoption day in Sydney. Hundreds of people poured through the gates at Wentworth...

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...

Stewards wrap: Trainer disqualified over poor living conditions

DOUGLAS Blake recently faced the Victorian Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board for a breach of GAR 106 (1)(c) and LR 42.1. The charges stemmed from...
Michael McGill Tia

GAP story: how Tia raced into the hearts of the McGill family

DESPITE having a background in thoroughbred racing, journalist Michael McGill recently found himself immersed in the world of greyhound racing when making the decision to...

GRNSW call for feedback on rule to reduce unnecessary euthanasia

Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) has sent out a call to participants for input on a proposed local rule which aims to reduce the euthanasia rates...

How the NSW Joint Working Group can help the Industry

“I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples,” – Mother Theresa. Those words echoed through...

NSW Joint Working Group hands down final report

THE NSW Joint Working Group has officially handed in its final report to Greyhound Racing NSW Interim CEO Paul Newson. The report will aim to...

GAP Receives A Huge Boost Via The English Channel

Two courageous Racing and Wagering Western Australian (RWWA) employees are set to tackle their life long goal – to swim the English Channel in the...

GAP Open Day At Linda Britton’s Amazes Attendees

Foster carers are some of the most important people in the greyhound industry. They are responsible for introducing greyhounds to their new lives as pets...

Thailand’s Only Greyhound Lives In Luxury

The city of Pattaya, in Thailand, is home to an increasing number of Aussie expats, and one of them is about to celebrate seven years...

Strategies Are Apparently In The Eye Of The Beholder

A long while ago The Bulletin ran a cartoon with two tramps sitting on a park bench looking out through the trees towards the skyscrapers...

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...

GRNSW Announce New Animal Welfare Initiatives

Media Announcement Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) has announced that it will invest $1.3 million on greyhound welfare initiatives in 2013/14. The investment includes funding for the...

Greyhound Adoption Program Big Winners From Racing Queensland Awards Night

What a great pleasure it was attending Saturday nights Greyhounds Queensland awards ceremony with Kevin Pitstock and his lovely partner. Queensland’s night of nights was...

NSW Government Approval For GRNSW Greyhounds As Pets Program

Greyhound Racing NSW’s Greyhounds As Pets program has been officially approved by the NSW State Government as the first Greyhound Re-Training Program. The approval means...

Greyhound Racing NSW Announce Key Veterinary Appointments

Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) has appointed one of Australia’s most respected greyhound veterinarians, Dr Brian Daniel, to the newly-created position of Head Racing Veterinarian. The...

Greyhounds As Pets Program Launched At Dillwynia Correctional Centre

Corrective Services Minister Phil Costa today launched a program for female prison inmates to retrain and socialise ex-racing greyhounds, preparing the dogs to become loved...

Miss Peru Wins Canberra’s Feature Sprint Event

In what will become Canberra’s 440metre feature, the Canberra Mower Services Charity Cup attracted some brilliant up and comers, and it was Miss Peru who...

Warren Trains A Canberra Greyhounds Treble

With a strong crowd gathered trackside for a solid 11 race card at Canberra Sunday, it was Denice Warren who stole the show with three...

Home Bred Takes Down Graftons Jacaranda Maiden

Junction Hill trainer Jim Madigan has had several finalists in the George’s Tree Services Jacaranda Maiden in previous years but 2009 was his year to...

Saturday 17th October 2009

Saturday 3rd October 2009