Racing Integrity

Tony Rasmussen disqualified for life after video scandal

Rasmussen banned for life after damning vision scandal

Greyhound Racing South Australia has disqualified trainer Tony Rasmussen for life and fined him $220,000 after he was found guilty of charges relating to animal...
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...
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.

South Australian greyhound racing inquiry: Reform in two years or be banned

The South Australian (SA) independent inquiry into the governance of the SA greyhound racing industry has today handed down the full report following the inquiry....
QLD greyhound racing

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...

Million Dollar Chase night sensation as trainer faces integrity inquiry

New South Wales (NSW) Greyhound Welfare and Integrity Commission (GWIC) Inspector's blocked a Million Dollar Chase (MDC) final night greyhound from racing after a vehicle...
Greyhound owner-breeder Vince Tullio

2023 Group 1 Adelaide Cup sensation as winning connections probed

There may be far-reaching consequences following a sensational fallout from the 2023 Adelaide Cup held last Friday night, October 6, 2023. Transponder led almost all...
Victorian greyhounds

Victorian greyhound racing not immune to culture of silence around harassment

Harassment and mistreatment have been allowed to persist in all three codes of the racing industry in Victoria, with victims enduring violence, physical attacks, and...

Greyhound Racing Victoria Stewards scratch three greyhounds using rarely used racing rule

Under a rarely used Greyhound Racing Australia Rule (GAR), Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) Stewards scratched three greyhounds from the Geelong Greyhound meeting yesterday (Tuesday) after...
Victorian greyhound racing

Two Victorian Greyhound Racing Participants Suspended For Alleged Luring and Baiting Offences

Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) has immediately suspended two Victorian greyhound participants following an investigation, into alleged incidents of luring and baiting. GRV's Greyhound Racing Integrity...

Former GRNSW investigations manager appointed GRSA general manager of integrity & welfare

Greyhound Racing South Australia (GRSA) has advised that they have appointed a former Greyhound Racing New South Wales (GRNSW) investigations manager as General Manager for...
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

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 announces Winter Carnival

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...