Intelligence

GRV introduces new greyhound racing hotline

A NEW telephone hotline has been established by Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) to address unlawful and suspicious activity within the greyhound racing industry. The hotline...

GRV appoints new Chief Steward & Animal Welfare General Manager

GREYHOUND Racing Victoria announced on Wednesday that it has appointed Karen Lees as its new Chief Steward. Lees, who has been appointed for a two-year period,...

Greyhound participants charged for alleged unauthorised exports

Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) announced on Thursday evening it had charged 179 industry participants for potential breaches of the Greyhound Racing Rules in relation to...

GRNSW forensic testing tender awarded to RASL

RACING Analytical Services Limited (RASL) have been awarded the tender for the provision of forensic testing services by Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) after a procurement...

Special Commission’s aims are still unclear

THE thing with the Special Commission is that you can’t be sure what it is trying to do. Every so often, the big chief –...

Working Dog Alliance opens some greyhound eyes

UNLIKE other investigations over the past few months, the Working Dog Australia (WDA) report to GRNSW on greyhound welfare delved thoroughly into why things were...

Greyhound industry paying a high price

THE key question, as always, is how governments attack embarrassing problems. Well, maybe “attack” is too strong a word. This time, “address” might be better...

Live baiting saga: Zipping Willow & Zipping Saxon suspended

ZIPPING Willow and Zipping Saxon have both been suspended from racing by Greyhound Racing New South Wales (GRNSW) as a follow on from the live-baiting...

This Week In Racing History 5th November- 11th November

5th The 2007 City of Hume Cup, run over 725 metres at the Meadows, resulted in a quinella for Queensland with Technoman defeating compatriot Miss...

More About Rules & Other Stuff

Continuing our series on suggested changes to racing rules, here are a few more to go with those we wrote about on October 3rd (Items...

It’s Official- He’s Retired

The champ Rewind will not race again and will embark on a stud career at owner-trainer Maurie Strickland’s Bracknell property. One of the best greyhounds...

Graeme Bate Dominates In Peter Mosman Final

The king of greyhound racing, Graeme Bate, reigned supreme once more at Wentworth Park on Saturday night and simultaneously a new queen of the racetrack...

Turning For Home

It is surprising that gradient problems on home turns don’t get more attention. Previously we had touched on the subject of the flat home turn...

No Maidens, Please

The current debate about running maidens in premium events – usually age classics – skips over some of the major issues. Not the least of...

Thursday 11th February 2010

Friday 5th February 2010

Victoria Gets Its New Racing Integrity Commissioner

Victorian Deputy Premier and Minister for Racing Rob Hulls today announced former Victoria Police officer and corporate security specialist Sal Perna as Victoria’s inaugural Racing...

Aero Ace Makes It A Hatrick At Casino Greyhounds

The Shane Robinson trained Aero Ace made it three wins in a week when he took out the Ranvet stake at Queen Elizabeth Park last...

Tuesday 26th January 2010

Monday 17th August 2009

Thursday 13th August 2009

Queensland Star Prevails In Record Darwin Cup Final

Multiple group winning Queensland bitch Queen Lauryn last night acquired her fourth group race victory at Winellie Park in the Northern Territory and ran her...

Friday 31st July 2009

Track Record Falls But Queen Falters In Darwin Cup Heats

It took a track record but champion bitch Queen Lauryn was beaten in to second place in last night’s Group 3 Darwin Cup heats at...