Positive Swabs

Greyhound racing

Positive swab cloud hangs over Peter Mosman finalist Zipping Zeek

The NSW Greyhound Welfare and Integrity Commission (GWIC) has just released details of a pending inquiry in to a permanently banned substance found in a...
Greyhound racing

Tim Caines again placed under interim suspension

NSW greyhound trainer Tim Caines has again been placed under interim suspension by the NSW Greyhound Welfare and Integrity Commission (GWIC). This time Pamela Caine...
QLD greyhound racing

Queensland greyhound Trainer Anthony Hess disqualified for 6 years

Queensland Racing Integrity Commission (QRIC) stewards have today found Camira greyhound Trainer Anthony Hess guilty of six prohibited substance breaches of the Rules of Racing...

Intrigue surrounds top trainers ahead of disciplinary board hearings

Leading Victorian greyhound trainers Seona Thompson (pictured) and Samantha Grenfell will face the Victorian Racing and Disciplinary Board (RADB) on Tuesday July 9 on charges...
Greyhound Welfare & Integrity Commission

NSW GWIC increase blood, urine & hair testing swab program

The Greyhound Welfare & Integrity Commission (GWIC) has announced it will enhance its Prohibited Substance Detection Program by increasing pre-race and out of competition swabbing....
Tripum winning Melbourne Cup heat

Trainer banned for 10 years for firing a gun during inspection

ROSEDALE trainer Paul Andrews has been banned from greyhound racing for a decade after being found guilty of a string of offences, including assaulting a...
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...
Greyhounds

Logic wins: GRV stewards drop arsenic charges against trainers

In a triumph for common sense and good law, charges have been withdrawn against five Victorian trainers accused of administering the prohibited substance arsenic and...
Greyhounds

Stewards’ wrap: Azzopardi fined for positive Asa Barboza swab

LEADING conditioner Anthony Azzopardi has been found guilty of a breach of the prohibited substance rule. Azzopardi was charged with a breach of GAR 83(2)(3)...
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Stewards’ wrap: four trainers found guilty over positive swabs

TONY Interligi has been fined after being found guilty of a breach of the prohibited substance rule, GAR 83(2)(3). The charge was issued after Interligi’s...

Stewards’ wrap: eight greyhound trainers banned or suspended

HELEN Pullman, Tom Pullman and Kayla Spliet have had their licenses suspended pending the completion of a stewards’ inquiry into evidence collected during a Keinbah trial track...

Leading vet & lab chief explain how EPO swabs can be missed

DAVID Battie, head of Racing Analytical Services Ltd (RASL), has confirmed that all swabs taken from greyhounds examined by his laboratory are tested for Recombinant Human...

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...

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: SA greyhound trainer appeals decade-long ban

A SOUTH Australian greyhound trainer has appealed his decade-long disqualification and $10,000 fine after being found guilty of a breach of the permanently banned substance...

Stewards wrap: Two trainers disqualified for positive swabs

NEW South Wales trainer Gavin Lowe has been slapped with a disqualification after being found guilty of breaching GAR 83(2) which relates to prohibited substances....

Stewards wrap: Knackery meat leads to more positive swabs

TWO Victorian trainers recently faced the Racing Appeals and Disciplinary Board (RADB) after being charged with breaches of the prohibited substance rule GAR 83 (2)(3)....

Finish on lure just the beginning

FIRST impressions of the finish-on-lure trial at Geelong are that fields are more inclined to spread out, at least after the first bun rush out...

Greyhound racing news: More In Store stars in Chairman’s Cup heat

THE Group 3 Chairman’s Cup series was rocked by scandal over the weekend, with champion bitch Sweet It Is withdrawn from the heats of the...

What you may have missed: GRV release study results

IT is now possible to differentiate between naturally occurring testosterone in a male greyhound and testosterone which has been administered in order to improve performance,...

Sweet It Is returns positives to caffeine after G1 NZ triumphs

CHAMPION stayer Sweet It Is has returned two positive swabs to the prohibited substance caffeine after winning both a heat and final of the Group...

Wheeler removes his dogs after Nicole Davis returns positive swab

SUPERSTAR sprinter Dyna Villa will be scratched from this Sunday’s Group 2 Horsham Cup final as owner Paul Wheeler removes all of his greyhounds from...

In the stewards room: QLD legend Ron Ball banned for life

LEGENDARY trainer Ron Ball has been banned for life by the Queensland All Codes Racing Industry Board in the aftermath of the live-baiting scandal. Ball...

In the stewards room: Gemma Tovey disqualified for 15 years

THINGS have been flat-out in stewards’ departments around the nation over the past fortnight in the wake of the live-baiting scandal, which has seen close...