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Victorian greyhounds

Victorian greyhound racing vision to be shown on Racing.com & Foxtel

Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) and Victorian Thoroughbred Racing IMB Pty Ltd (VTRIMB) yesterday announced a new free-to-air partnership that will see Victorian greyhound racing shown...

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...
koblenz pictured, GRV boosts prize money

GRV announces prize money boost for 2022/23

GREYHOUND Racing Victoria (GRV) has announced an $8.85 million increase in funding for its participants for the 2022/23 greyhound racing calendar. Level two prizemoney and...
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Victorian vets swamped with retired greyhounds

Victorian veterinarians are getting inundated with retired greyhounds which need to be re-homed according to Greyhound Racing Victoria’s (GRV) strict regulations and, as a result,...
Vic Breeder Pink Diamond Series

Ballarat Pink Diamond finals preview & best bets | June 17, 2022

Victorian-bred greyhounds that have made it to finals night at Ballarat on Friday will compete in the 2022 GRV Vic Breeders Pink Diamond Series grand...
Victorian greyhound racing

Greyhound Racing Victoria Deputy Chief Emmett Dunne steps down

Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) Chair Peita Duncan has today announced that GRV Deputy Chair, Emmett Dunne has decided to step down from the GRV Board...

Victorian greyhound meetings reduced but starters payments doubled

From May 2022 there will be one less greyhound race meeting run in Victoria weekly, but greyhound trainers will now receive double the starters payments...
The Meadows

For 23 long years stayers at The Meadows have been racing over the wrong distance

It is a story you wouldn’t believe and yet a 23 year long history is currently being rewritten in Australian greyhound racing, all for the...

Victorian greyhounds to race for the kids this Good Friday

Charity support and regional community engagement are being acclaimed the the cornerstones for Greyhound Racing Victoria’s (GRV) race day activations as the sport prepares to...

Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) CEO Alan Clayton resigns

Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) today announced the resignation of the Chief Executive Officer Alan Clayton PSM, with effect from today. In paying tribute to Alan’s...

Traralgon a risky guide

It’s early days at the new Traralgon track but we need to talk about it for a few reasons. First, how is the new track...

Greyhounds Victoria is kidding us – right?

Maybe there’s a bit more to the GRV experiment with 6-dog races for Maidens over 12 weeks or so later this year – quite apart...

Masks compulsory for all Victorian greyhound racegoers from today

All greyhound race tracks will require patrons whether at trials or race days to wear masks at all times effective from today for the foreseeable...
Sandown

It’s time to grasp a greyhound nettle

I am going in here where angels fear to tread. But somebody has to do something about this. There’s no more room left under the...

Horses to copy greyhounds – perhaps

Four years after the greyhounds took the plunge, the gallops have finally started to move on whole-of-life tracking, attempting to counteract adverse reports on ex-racers...

Searching For The Truth In Greyhound Racing

It’s not easy to keep up, particularly in Victoria. I am reminded of the writings of Sir Walter Scott (1808), helped along by Shakespeare: “Oh,...

Mug gamblers sustaining greyhound racing

It’s pretty amazing. Greyhounds Victoria has suddenly found more than $10m extra to boost prize money after first rejecting complaints from the local GOBTA (representing...
Vic greyhound news - Speedy Spyro nearing end with race at Geelong on Friday night

New Victorian greyhound racing prize money now pays to fourth place

Victoria’s new look prize money structure comes into effect today for greyhound race meetings at Healesville, The Meadows, Geelong and Sale. Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV)...
Victorian greyhounds

Emmett Dunne & Marika McMahon reappointed to Greyhound Racing Victoria board

Deputy chair of Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) Emmett Dunne and board member Marika McMahon have been reappointed to the peak Victorian greyhound racing body for...

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....
Sandown Cup greyhounds

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...