Racing Integrity

Greyhound racing at Rockhampton

Suli ‘dumbfounded’ by cobalt testing rules for greyhounds

Rockhampton greyhound trainer Andrew Suli - currently on a stay of execution after copping a 12-month ban - says he is losing sleep over the...
Brianna Jackson greyhound racing news

Brianna Jackson handling success like a pro

She may have only had her handler's licence for a short period of time, but Brianna Jackson is racking up the winners left, right and...

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...
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...
Vic greyhound news - Speedy Spyro nearing end with race at Geelong on Friday night

Divirgilio confirmed as one of three trainers in live baiting scandal

Rinaldo Divirgilio has confirmed that both he and son Ben Divirgilio are two of the three greyhound trainers at the centre of the current greyhound...
Victorian greyhounds

Three Victorian greyhound trainers suspended pending inquiry

Greyhound Racing Victoria’s integrity unit (GRIU) has suspended three trainers in relation to practices suspected to be in breach of greyhound racing rules. The trainers...
Greyhound Welfare & Integrity Commission

GWIC take 32 out of competition swabs from Million Dollar Chase finalists

On the eve of the Million Dollar Chase grand final the NSW Greyhound Welfare & Integrity Commission (GWIC) reports that it has been hard at...
Greyhound Welfare & Integrity Commission

GWIC point finger everywhere but at themselves over Bathurst No Race

The NSW Greyhound Welfare & Integrity Commission (GWIC) has released a statement over a “no race” at Bathurst last Saturday but failed to accept responsibility...
Industry Update

Leading Qld Vets call on Australian racing bodies to stop Cobalt madness

Some of Queensland’s leading veterinarians and scientists have stepped up their campaign to get Australian racing regulators to implement an immediate moratorium on prosecutions for...
Industry Update

New Victorian Racing Integrity Board members announced

According to the Andrews Government, safeguards around Victoria’s racing industry will be further strengthened following the establishment of the Victorian Racing Integrity Board and todays...
Queensland greyhound racing

Qld Govt To Review & Reform Queensland Racing Integrity Commission

The Palaszczuk Government will explore options to reform Queensland’s racing appeals procedures as part of a three-year review of the Racing Integrity Act. Racing Minister...

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...

Qld QRIC Manager Switches Kennels To Vic Racing Integrity Commission

Queensland Racing Integrity Commissioner (QRIC) Ross Barnett has today accepted the resignation of Tracey Pelling, who has been serving in the role of QRIC Manager...
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...

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...

Wilson admits EPO doping, claims GRV officials failed to act

A GREYHOUND trainer at the centre of the Lara raids has explained his motives for teaming up with Animals Australia to expose alleged widespread drug...

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: Newlyn disqualified & fined for cobalt positive

SOUTH Australian trainer Kenneth Newlyn has had his penalty handed down by Greyhound Racing South Australia stewards after having been found guilty of a breach of...

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...

ARG presents proposal to ensure sustainable greyhound racing

DESPITE what you may have heard, greyhound racing in NSW has a future with integrity and welfare at its core. It just needs a fair...

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...

Special Commission of Inquiry – the 80 recommendations simplified

OVER a week has passed since the Special Commission of Inquiry report into greyhound racing was made public, with Premier Mike Baird ignoring 79 recommendations...