Misconduct

South Australia Greyhound News

Sal Perna appointed as SA Greyhound Industry Reform Inspector

The South Australian Government has appointed a Greyhound Industry Reform Inspector to ensure that the herculean task of meeting the 57 recommendations of the Ashton...
Greyhound racing

Two NSW greyhound trainers facing immediate interim suspensions

Two New South Wales (NSW) greyhound racing trainers have recently been handed immediate interim suspensions over misconduct issues. Interim suspensions are reserved for very serious...
QLD greyhound racing

Queensland trainer outed for 1 year after confronting Ipswich lure driver

The Queensland Racing Integrity Commission (QRIC) has just released details of an inquiry heard on October 5, 2023, that has seen a Queensland greyhound trainer...
Greyhound Welfare & Integrity Commission

GWIC Investigate Claims Of Bullying & Intimidation At Greyhound Races

The Greyhound Welfare & Integrity Commission has issued a stern warning to anyone who behaves inappropriately at race meetings. GWIC Interim CEO, Steve Griffin, said...
Greyhound racing

GWIC internal investigation clears own staff of email misconduct

In news that will shock no one, the NSW Greyhound Welfare and Integrity Commission (GWIC) has cleared all its own staff of any wrongdoing during...
Industry Update

NSW Integrity Staffer Under Investigation For Inappropriate Email

The NSW Greyhound Welfare and Integrity Commission (GWIC) has today confirmed one of its own staff members is under investigation after having sent an "inappropriate"...
Stewards' wrap

Dubbo greyhounds President Shayne Stiff suspended over verbal tirade

Licensed bookmaker, owner, trainer and breeder Shayne Stiff has been suspended by the NSW Greyhound Welfare and Integrity Commission (GWIC) over a furious and offensive...
Stewards wrap

Stewards wrap: Inquiry to be launched into greyhound mix-up

A SOUTH Australian greyhound trainer has been left red faced at Angle Park on Tuesday afternoon after two of her greyhounds raced wearing the wrong...
Greyhound racing at The Meadows

Trainer suspended following cocaine & amphetamine positive

PROMINENT central west trainer Jeanette Foley has been slapped with an interim suspension by Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) after one of her greyhounds returned a...
Industry update

Suspended sentence for cutting off dog’s tail with no pain relief

A VICTORIAN greyhound trainer will spend no time on the sidelines after being found guilty of amputating his dog's back in 2015. Jason Formosa fronted...

Stewards wrap: Steele to spend six months on the sidelines

RONALD Steele recently faced a Greyhound Racing NSW stewards inquiry after being charged with six breaches of the prohibited substance rule, GAR 83(2). The charges...

Stewards wrap: five trainers penalised for cobalt offences

NEW South Wales trainer John Bradley has been found guilty of having a dog with elevated levels of cobalt, stemming from a race meeting earlier...

Stewards wrap: Owner banned for using cattle prod

A GREYHOUND owner caught on video using an electric cattle prod on his greyhound during a trial session at The Gardens has been disqualified from...

Disqualifications for trainers caught at Tom Noble’s property

GARY Shipley was recently the subject of a Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) stewards' inquiry after being slapped with two breaches of the prohibited substance rule,...

Stewards wrap: No charges for Sarkis relating to rabbit carcass

GREYHOUND Racing New South Wales (GRNSW) stewards have made the decision to not lay any charges against registered greyhound trainer Harry Sarkis following the discovery...

Stewards wrap: Trainer suspended for permanently-banned substance

IT has been a massive few weeks in greyhound racing, including in the various stewards' room around the country. Starting in Western Australia, on Monday...

Stewards wrap: Riley disqualified for positive swab offence

NEW South Wales trainer Mark Riley has been disqualified by Greyhound Racing NSW after he was found guilty of breaching the prohibited substance rule, GAR...

Industry calls for ‘cruel’ trainer to be named and shamed

THERE are growing calls from within the greyhound industry for a trainer, caught on video using a cattle prod to shock one of his dogs,...

The social contagion of live baiting

IN 1922 the American cultural critic Walter Lippman argued in his book ‘Public Opinion' that for the average person, ‘the real environment is altogether too...

Keinbah inquiry finds at least 99 greyhound remains on property

AN indépendant report into the Keinbah trial track has found that at least 99 greyhounds had been killed and buried in a mass grave on...

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...

Stewards wrap: QLD trainers cleared over Pentobarbitone anomaly

QUEENSLAND trainer Clarence Wilcox recently fronted a Racing Queensland (RQ) inquiry after a urine sample from his greyhound Asa Top Agent showed the presence of...

Stewards wrap- WA trainer disqualified for amphetamine possession

IT has been a busy few weeks in stewards rooms around Australia, with several participants facing the respective authority bodies over a range of prohibited...

Steward’s wrap: disqualifications handed out across Australia

GREYHOUND Racing New South Wales handed down a four month suspension to NSW trainer Nancy McIntosh last week after she was found guilty of a...

What you may have missed: Brad Hill Billy seizes Bob Payne

BRAD Hilly Billy finally broke through for his maiden Group race triumph on the mainland with a tenacious performance in Saturday night's Group 2 Bob...