GRV

Greyhound Racing Victoria mishandles a PR j-curve

The GRV publicity machine has been working overtime in recent months in an effort to counter past and possible future criticism of industry performance –...

Somersaults continued ….

It seems that my recent article (Olympic Standard Somersault) crossed in the ether with an informative item from GRV containing more details of the upcoming...

Olympic standard somersault at the dogs

Often I wonder why state authorities make something hard when it would be dead simple to make it easy. Share the worry, so to speak....

How long should the ancient two airline policy apply to greyhound racing?

Bravo to Lynton Hogan, President of the Victorian GOBTA (Greyhound Owners, Breeders, Trainers Association) for taking on the state authority (GRV) about the declining returns...

Horsham greyhound race meeting abandoned due to vet departure

In this COVID lockdown world we’ve become used to the unusual, and Horsham’s Tuesday greyhound racing meeting certainly delivered on that score. After having run...
Victorian greyhounds

Victorian greyhound racing strike succeeds – No greyhound racing on Saturday

This Saturday 3rd July 2021 represents an historic day in Australian greyhound racing – there will be no greyhound racing at all on Saturday in...

Greyhound transparency lost in translation

Just a couple of weeks ago I highlighted the reluctance of state authorities to tell the public and industry participants what was going on. They...
Victorian greyhound racing

Victorian greyhound racing gets a prizemoney boost

Greyhound Racing Victoria’s (GRV) Board has budgeted for the record expenditure of $58 million in prize money for Victoria’s greyhound racing program in 2021-22, GRV’s...

Speeding lessons at Sandown dogs

Extraordinary! Wednesday’s interesting Speed Star series at Sandown displayed some sparkling form, led in by Aston Rupee over 515m (29.06 – record 28.90) and Zipping...

Greyhound progress – late but welcome

Wonderful news for the Upper Hunter town of Muswellbrook. An unknown amount of cash (out of the $30m or so donated by the NSW government...