Queensland Greyhound Racing News

Love A Greyhound awarded QRIC Racing Animal Welfare (RAW) grants

Queensland organisations who maximise the post racing careers of racing animals have featured heavily as recipients of the Queensland Racing Integrity Commission (the Commission) Racing...

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...

Wife of Queensland live baiting greyhound trainer banned for four years

The wife of Tom Noble, who was banned for life from greyhound racing over the 2015 live baiting investigations; has been herself disqualified from the...

Queensland Golden Greys Summer greyhound racing carnival starts tonight

The 2021/22 TAB Golden Greys Summer Carnival is ready to launch with a new-look program and record-breaking prize money. The Golden Greys begins in earnest...

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...

Deputy and Acting QRIC Commissioner roles appointed

Racing Minister Grace Grace said the roles of Acting Commissioner and Acting Deputy Commissioner have been finalised following the departures of Ross Barnett and Mark...

Queensland greyhound animal welfare grants open for submissions

The Queensland Racing Integrity Commission’s (the Commission) 2021-22 Racing Animal Welfare (RAW) grants program is open for applications from 1 July 2021. Applications are welcome...

QRIC appoint thoroughbred steward as Chief Greyhound Steward

The Queensland Racing Integrity Commission (QRIC) has announced that former Thoroughbred Steward Wade Hadley has been appointed as Queensland’s new Chief Greyhound Stipendiary Steward. Mr...
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Racing Queensland launches 2021 Queensland winter greyhound racing carnival

After limited feature greyhound racing was held last year, the Queensland Winter Carnival returns with 14 Group and Listed races, as well as $1.3 million...
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Betting turnover on Racing Queensland Golden Greys Carnival up 48%

According to figures released by Racing Queensland (RQ) today, the Golden Greys Summer Carnival continues to be a hit with RQ reporting record-breaking wagering turnover...

Townsville Greyhounds Get Tropical

Townsville Greyhound Club (TGC) is set to get tropical today with the adoption of a North Queensland tradition. With the support of Racing Queensland, TGC...
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Greater Brisbane Greyhound Centre at Purga in planning stages

The Greater Brisbane Greyhound Centre has reached an important milestone in its development with several key consultants appointed to the project.
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Betting on Queensland greyhounds outperforms horse racing codes

Racing Queensland (RQ) have released an early look at the 2019/20 Annual Report, which has demonstrated betting on greyhound racing has grown at almost twice...
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Queensland greyhound racing commits to Sky Racing for next decade

Racing Queensland has today announced that it has hitched its wagon to Sky for the next 10 years for an undisclosed sum. Tabcorp's Sky will...
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QRIC $4.3 million program tracks Queensland greyhounds full life cycle

The Queensland Racing Integrity Commission (QRIC) has today confirmed that the new newly implemented online licensing system will enable full life cycle tracking of Queensland...
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Queensland integrity set to begin hair testing to catch cheats

The Queensland Racing Integrity Commission (QRIC) has commenced testing the hair of racing animals for prohibited substances. Testing hair samples determines if there has been...
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Queensland greyhounds get access to Race Meeting Injury Scheme

Queensland Racing Integrity Commission (QRIC) and racing Queensland (RQ) have announced today that Queensland greyhounds get access to the a racing injury scheme that will...
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Queensland greyhound regional zone racing abolished

A number of biosecurity measures introduced by the Queensland racing industry during COVID-19 will be eased today (4/6) including designated racing regions. With the approval...
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Vic Osborn disqualified for life on fixing & corruption charges

Queensland Racing Integrity Commission (QRIC) stewards have disqualified a Brisbane greyhound racing trainer for life on corruption, match fixing and drugs breaches.
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Townsville greyhounds set to run twice a week in North Qld

A second greyhound meeting in Townsville each week is set to become a reality with a three-month trial set to take place in North Queensland.

COVID-19 lockdown proves boost for Qld greyhound adoption numbers

Queensland’s Racing Integrity Commission (QRIC) Greyhound Adoption Program (GAP) has seen a surge in the number of greyhounds adopted in April, bringing the total number...
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Queensland greyhounds to race under new consolidated regions

Racing Queensland (RQ) has announced it will make further revisions to its designated racing regions from next Monday, 18th May 2020.
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QLD greyhounds adopt zones despite 80% being in same region

Racing Queensland (RQ) have followed the New South Wales model of zone racing to try and continue during the COVID-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, they have jammed...
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QRIC warn heartworm is running rife in QLD greyhounds

The Queensland Racing Integrity Commission (QRIC) have warned all greyhound owners and trainers that heartworm disease is running rife throughout the racing dog population.
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Greyhound racing returns to Capalaba straight track after break

Greyhound racing will return to Capalaba on Sunday 22nd March 2020 after successful field trials were conducted on the renovated surface this morning. The course...