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Greyhound Adoption Program Queensland celebrates 400 adoptions

The Greyhound Adoption Program (GAP) Queensland, managed by the Queensland Racing Integrity Commission (QRIC), has reached a milestone this year by facilitating the adoption of...

Queensland greyhound trainer Darren Russell suspended for laying betting

The Queensland Racing Integrity Commission (QRIC) has today published its findings in regard to a steward's inquiry into a high-profile public greyhound trainer who bet...
Queensland Greyhound Of The Year Finalists Announced

Trainer Armstrong faces penalties for Greyhound welfare breaches

Licensed greyhound trainer Janene Armstrong receives penalties for failing to provide adequate care and engaging in detrimental conduct affecting greyhound welfare in Queensland.
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Queensland Racing Integrity Commission to undergo independent review

The Queensland Racing Integrity Commission (QRIC) which oversees the state's greyhound racing, harness racing, and horse racing industries, is set to undergo a review starting...

Greyhound Adoption Program Queensland rehomes 130 retired chasers

The Greyhound Adoption Program (GAP) Queensland has successfully found forever homes for 130 retired racing greyhounds during the four months of the 2023-24 year thanks...
Ipswich - Past Members Trophy Heat 1 26102023 Valpolicella 37.12

Valpolicella’s sensational victory in Past Members Trophy Heat at Ipswich

Valpolicella's remarkable win in the Ipswich Past Members Trophy heat, along with the controversy surrounding the event. Get insights from trainer Tony Zammit and find...
Queensland Greyhound Of The Year Finalists Announced

QRIC cadet steward program sets the benchmark for racing’s next integrity chiefs

The Queensland Racing Integrity Commission (QRIC) is taking steps to address the shortage of racing stewards by investing in local talent through its cadet stewards...

Queensland open the gates for Greyhound Adoption foster parents this Xmas

The McGuills, a retired couple residing in Ferny Hills, southeast Queensland, have been actively involved with the Greyhound Adoption Program (GAP) Queensland, fostering and caring...
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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...
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Bundaberg greyhound track closed to undergo necessary maintenance

The Bundaberg Greyhound Racing Club (BGRC) has recently announced that the Bundaberg Greyhound Track will be undergoing emergency maintenance effective immediately. During this period, the...

Retired Queensland GAP greyhounds on show at Ekka this weekend

Greyhounds from the Queensland Greyhound Adoption Program (GAP) will be looking for love at this year's Royal Queensland Show, strutting their stuff at the Ekka...
Queensland greyhound racing announces Winter Carnival

Queensland greyhound owner and trainer Jason Haim disqualified for 15 months over animal welfare issues

A licensed greyhound owner and trainer with up to 26 greyhounds in his care, including seven puppies, has been banned from racing for 15 months...
Queensland Greyhound Of The Year Finalists Announced

7 new Compliance Assurance Team stewards appointed to investigate Qld racing industry

A diverse new team of investigators with backgrounds in racing, law enforcement and animal welfare will strengthen the Queensland Racing Integrity Commission (QRIC)'s offensive on...
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Increased Queensland integrity kennel inspections yield higher positive swab detections rates

The number of greyhound positive samples to prohibited substances on race day have escalated in recent months after the Queensland Racing Integrity Commission's (QRIC) kennel...
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Qld greyhound trainer handed 3 months for failing to desex rehomed greyhound

Queensland Greyhound trainer Darryl Sutton has been suspended for three months for providing false evidence to Queensland Racing Integrity Commission (QRIC) stewards in relation to...

Teachers and Nurses top the professions that adopt beloved racing greyhounds

New data from Queensland, Australia shows that teachers and nurses are the top two professions when it comes to opening their hearts and homes to...

Greyhound Adoption Program (GAP) Queensland ready for National Greyhound Adoption Month

Greyhound Adoption Program (GAP Queensland has greyhounds ready to meet their new families this National Greyhound Adoption Month in April. GAP Operations Manager Leah Kellaway...

Springview Magic claims Bundaberg Cup but ownership controversy may dampen win

Springview Magic yesterday won his first group race final taking out the $75,000 to-the-winner Group 3 Bundaberg Cup leading all the way from box one....

Two Queensland greyhound trainers suspended pending inquiry over race fixing charges

The Queensland Racing Integrity Commission (QRIC) has charged two greyhound trainers with race fixing.

Queensland greyhound racing integrity gets new Racing Appeals Panel

The new Queensland Racing Appeals Panel (QRAP) has been given the green light by the Queensland Government, paving the way for a more efficient and...

Queensland dog lovers encouraged to consider adopting a greyhound for Xmas

Queensland dog-lovers are encouraged to consider making room under their Christmas tree for a retired racing greyhound. The Greyhound Adoption Program (GAP) Queensland is hosting...
Queensland Greyhound Of The Year Finalists Announced

Queensland greyhounds return to the Ekka

The Queensland Greyhound Adoption Program (GAP) is excited to be back at the Ekka for the first time in three years. GAP Operations Manager Leah...

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...

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...

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...