Regulatory Reform

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...
Greyhound racing

NSW greyhounds lower age limit to 12yrs to encourage younger participants

The New South Wales greyhound racing regulator yesterday announced a new licensed participant category to allow young greyhound racing fans as young as 12-years-of-age to...

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...
Sandown Cup greyhounds

How long should the ancient two airline policy apply to greyhound racing?

Bravo to Lynton Hogan, President of the Victorian GOBTA (Greyhound Owners, Breeders, Trainers Association) for taking on the state authority (GRV) about the declining returns...

Greyhound transparency lost in translation

Just a couple of weeks ago I highlighted the reluctance of state authorities to tell the public and industry participants what was going on. They...
Greyhound Welfare & Integrity Commission

GWIC install interim CEO Steve Griffin as permanent

NSW Greyhound Welfare and Integrity Commission (GWIC) Chief Commissioner Alan Brown AM announced today that Mr Steve Griffin has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer....

Still the biggest greyhound racing challenge

Periodically, it is necessary to rebirth a longstanding subject – one with numerous commentators for and against. Are stayers better or worse than they used...
Knight Sprite

Why do greyhounds go missing?

Another of life’s mysteries pokes its head up regularly – scratchings which cause short fields to appear. The code has a standard pattern of drawing...

Greyhounds working in the dark – mostly

The NSW Greyhound Welfare and Integrity Commission (GWIC) is not responsible for everything that happens in a greyhound race but it is influential and has...
Knight Sprite

GWIC go after wagering integrity with NSW Organised Crime Squad

Interim CEO of the NSW Greyhound Welfare & Interim Commission (GWIC), Mr Steve Griffin, has today signalled GWIC’s intention to strengthen the integrity of wagering...

Greyhound racing is a small part of a wide world

Can racing keep up? Well, Peter V’landys is trying hard for RacingNSW. But greyhound racing seems not to understand the question. Many comparisons are there...

Greyhounds Australasia – A Lost Cause

The comment below is sharp but necessary as the greyhound industry faces a fogbound future, largely due to its pointless parochialism and the moral corruption...

The Greyhound Industry Has Been Conned

Good versus evil? Or the reverse? At a time when the greyhound code is screaming out for strength through national cohesion, five events are pulling...

Greyhound Recovery – Often Queried …… Never Answered

Last Saturday, Silver Chief night at The Meadows offered some very smart times on an obviously quick track. Youngsters like Lakeview Walter, Mepunga Felix, Earn...

Darwin Greyhound Club Govt Investigation Launched Over Complaints

The Northern Territory (NT) Racing Commission and the NT Consumer Affairs Commissioner have today launched an investigation into the Darwin Greyhound Association, and defined the...
NSW greyhound racing

NSW Greyhound Racing Is Profitable… For The Moment

Australia's most controversial greyhound commentator Bruce Teague takes a look at GRNSW's Annual Report and looks through the lack of detail to find some concerning...
Knight Sprite

NSW Ministers Claims NSW Greyhound Racing Injury Rate Is Lowest Ever

The NSW Government’s comprehensive greyhound welfare reforms have led to the lowest catastrophic greyhound racing injury rates on record in NSW, Minister for Better Regulation...
Fair Go Rally

Eight NSW greyhound participants form new GWIC Advisory Council

The Greyhound Welfare and Integrity Commission (GWIC) has established a new advisory council to allow industry participants to provide greater input into its work. Minister...
Melbourne Cup greyhounds statistics and history

The 2020 Melbourne Cup is surely the greyhound race of the year

Australia's most controversial greyhound commentator Bruce Teague takes a look at the 2020 Group 1 Melbourne Cup and Group 1 Bold Trease finals and analyses...
NSW greyhound racing

GWIC confirms NSW greyhound population of 20,000 dogs

The NSW Greyhound Welfare & Integrity Commission (GWIC) has announced the completion of its Greyhound Register Reconciliation Program which was conducted to validate historical data...

Have we lost the greyhound racing grading plot?

Our grading systems once split nominations up into Maidens and five official grades. Some graders also managed to split a single grade into divisions based...

The 13th Greyhound Race May Be Unlucky

Victoria surprises yet again. In a Covid-ridden climate with breeding numbers still well down and fans finding it more difficult to get a bet on,...
Gosford greyhound are back racing

Greyhound track upgrades – We need hard evidence

Bruce Teague takes a look at some key figures behind the recent attempts to improve safety and performance at greyhound racing tracks across Australia.

Greyhound Racing’s Future Is Open For Discussion

As always, things are changing, and not just in this crazy COVID world. They will also continue to change, so the future will depend on...
Dapto racing tips

Has Anyone Really Quizzed Trainers?

Australian greyhound racing is now dominated by short runs, but Bruce Teague believes trainers and owners with any quality in their kennels would much prefer...