Infrastructure Reform

Sale greyhound racing to shutdown for eight months for redevelopment

GRV has announced that Sale greyhound track will shutdown from early January 2023 until at least August 2023 for redevelopment works to upgrade and renew...
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...
Steve Noyce

Steve Noyce excited by the possibilities ahead of Wentworth Park’s closing

Outgoing NSW Greyhound, Breeders, Owners and Trainers Association (GBOTA) general manager Steve Noyce has revealed plans are well underway for a new home of greyhound...

Gilding the lily on greyhound tracks

NSW track improvements are well on the way, according to three recent media announcements by GRNSW, one with the Racing Minister in tow. The last...

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...
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...

Old times – New times

The novel nature of The Phoenix has to be a major highlight of the year, not just because of the cash but due to the...

Tasmanian greyhounds spoils the fun – again

Well, blow me down – again. It’s not long since I listed some serious problems with the results posted for Tasmania’s Devonport Cup. Now, it...

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...

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....

Tabcorp about to take a punt

Anyone remember those heady days when you could do the rounds of the betting ring and pick out the bookie offering the best price? A...

Queensland greyhounds get $1.7 million boost but where is the new track?

Queensland greyhound racing prizemoney is set to get a modest $1.7 million boost under the Queensland Government’s Racing Queensland’s Investment Growth Plan released yesterday that...

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...

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...

Greyhounds working in the dark – mostly

The NSW Greyhound Welfare and Integrity Commission (GWIC) is not responsible for everything that happens in a greyhound race but it is influential and has...
Angle Park

Angle Park greyhound racing to close for over four months

South Australia’s home of greyhound racing, Angle Park, will close in early April for a period of approximately four months to allow for track and...

Greyhound Tracks Are Money Makers – Or Not?

Australia's most controversial greyhound commentator Bruce Teague takes another look at the track design of our major city greyhound racing tracks and wonders how much...

To A Greyhound, Turns Ain’t Turns

A reader asked what I thought about the “J-track design”. A good question for all of us, of course. I guess he is talking about...

Australian Greyhound Racing Short Changed

You may have heard this story before but here is a different slant on it. In attempting to solve the puzzle of ever-shortening Australian races,...

Greyhound Recovery – Often Queried …… Never Answered

Last Saturday, Silver Chief night at The Meadows offered some very smart times on an obviously quick track. Youngsters like Lakeview Walter, Mepunga Felix, Earn...
NSW greyhound racing

NSW Greyhound Racing Is Profitable… For The Moment

Australia's most controversial greyhound commentator Bruce Teague takes a look at GRNSW's Annual Report and looks through the lack of detail to find some concerning...

NSW Greyhounds Up The River

Three months ago we heard that the long-defunct Tweed Heads track would be reborn in a new location some seven kilometres from the former Border...