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New penalty guidelines to be introduced in Victoria for welfare

GREYHOUND Racing Victoria (GRV) is calling for participants to provide feedback on its draft ‘Penalty Guidelines – Greyhound Welfare 2018’ Policy. The draft guidelines were...
Stewards' wrap

Stewards: Three banned for life, Shillington, Mitchell penalised

THOMAS Mitchell and Blake Shillington had their Victorian Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board (RADB) inquiries finalised this week after they were charged with a string...
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Stewards’ wrap: trainers in trouble for swabs and misconduct

Sunbury trainer Jason Hardy recently faced a Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board (RADB) inquiry charged with three rule breaches relating to prohibited substances – GAR...

Greyhound industry legend George Schofield passes away aged 99

THE greyhound racing fraternity has once again been dealt a saddening blow following the passing of iconic industry participant George Schofield on Monday. The sad...
Industry Update

New Victorian rule changes for euthanasia, exports & registration

A LEADING trainer says the greyhound racing industry is becoming less enjoyable in recent times due to over regulation by the authorities. Kel Greenough spoke...
Stewards' wrap

Stewards wrap: 12 month ban for failing to get veterinary care

KEMPSEY trainer Nathan Goodwin has been banned from greyhound racing for a year for failing to provide veterinary care for one of his injured greyhounds....
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Rob Britton responds to Victoria’s proposed Code of Practice

LEADING Victorian conditioner Rob Britton has labelled the draft Code of Practice for the Keeping of Racing Greyhounds as a ‘disgrace’. The code was recently...
Industry Update

Feedback being sought for new Victorian Code of Practice

FEEDBACK is being sought on the draft Code of Practice for the Keeping of Racing Greyhounds which has been released by the Victorian Government’s Department...
Victorian greyhound racing

Victorian industry contributes more than $400 million to economy

A NEW report has revealed that the Victorian greyhound industry generated more than $408 million to the state economy throughout the 2015-2016 financial year. The...
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Stewards wrap: Victorian trainer disqualified for welfare issue

A SWAN Hill greyhound trainer has been found guilty of two rule breaches relating to animal welfare for which he has been disqualified and fined....