Racing NSW

Tony Mestrov

Mestrov proud of achievements as GRNSW CEO

Catching up with ARG's Josh Spasaro, outgoing GRNSW CEO Tony Mestrov says he looks back on his time in the New South Wales greyhound racing...
GBOTA CEO Allan Hilzinger

Hilzinger ‘excited’ by growth of NSW greyhound racing

On the back of record prizemoney increases, new NSW GBOTA CEO Allan Hilzinger believes he has a great opportunity to continue growing the legacy of...
Greyhound breeder Jason Bolwell

NSW greyhound participants fed up with over-regulation

Hobby greyhound breeder Jason Bolwell is so concerned about over-regulation in an industry he loves that he now questions why anyone would want to become...
Greyhound box draw news

Worrying patterns in box draws bad news for greyhound racing

Some alarming patterns have been recorded concerning box draws in recent years. If the system does not change, it could be a threat to the...
She's A Pearl MDC 2022

GRNSW boss delighted after bumper Million Dollar Chase meeting

The sport of greyhounds is booming in New South Wales after a big Million Dollar Chase crowd, coverage from Fox League and sporting celebrities getting...

NSW greyhound welfare Chief Commissioner Alan Brown passes away suddenly

Greyhound and thoroughbred racing regulatory bodies have paid tribute to NSW Greyhound Welfare & Integrity Commission (GWIC) Chief Commissioner Mr Alan Brown who passed away...
Sky Racing news

Australian greyhound authorities ready to sever ties with Sky

In what has already been a tough start to 2022 for the Tabcorp-owned Sky Channel, it could turn into an even bigger pressure-cooker as Australian...
Stewards wrap

Stewards wrap: Inquiry to be launched into greyhound mix-up

A SOUTH Australian greyhound trainer has been left red faced at Angle Park on Tuesday afternoon after two of her greyhounds raced wearing the wrong...
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...

Labor slams the government following greyhound reform report

LABOR heavyweights Luke Foley and Michael Daley have slammed the government following the release of the NSW Greyhound Industry Reform Panel’s report. Speaking on Thursday,...

Borsak fires back at V’landys for dismissing intercode changes

SHOOTERS, Fishers and Farmers Party MLC Robert Borsak has has fired back at claims made by Racing NSW CEO Peter V’landys in The Daily Telegraph....

NSW Reform Panel recommendations – what you need to know

GREYHOUND racing faces colossal changes to structure, animal welfare and licensing following recommendations handed down in the final report by the NSW Greyhound Industry Reform...

Greyhound Industry Reform Panel report to be released on Thursday

New South Wales participants are waiting with trepidation to find out the future direction of the sport as the Greyhound Industry Reform Panel prepares to...
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...
Sonia Kempshall

GRNSW to introduce six-dog fields in NSW

PROMINENT Northern Rivers trainer Sonia Kempshall does not believe the introduction of six-dog fields will have an impact on reducing the injury rate within greyhound...
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)...

GRNSW announce water in race kennels to become mandatory

GREYHOUND Racing NSW has announced it will become mandatory to provide greyhounds with water in their kennels at race meetings across the state from February...
Kensa

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...
Industry update

Suspended sentence for cutting off dog’s tail with no pain relief

A VICTORIAN greyhound trainer will spend no time on the sidelines after being found guilty of amputating his dog’s back in 2015. Jason Formosa fronted...
Kensa

Are efforts to increase track safety having a reverse effect?

AS a greyhound owner I know there is no greater joy than my dogs. Waking at the crack of dawn, exercising dogs, cleaning kennels, grooming...

NSW tracks dilemma: greyhound racing… without the racing

NEW South Wales greyhound trainers were left furious after the Gosford meeting was cancelled on Thursday night due to track surface issues. A Greyhound Racing NSW...

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...

Melinda Finn disqualified for 12 years for EPO positive swab

LEADING New South Wales trainer Melinda Finn is the first person in the greyhound industry to be found guilty of doping greyhounds with EPO. Finn was...

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...