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Queensland racing

Queensland integrity set to begin hair testing to catch cheats

The Queensland Racing Integrity Commission (QRIC) has commenced testing the hair of racing animals for prohibited substances. Testing hair samples determines if there has been...

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...

NSW GWIC increase blood, urine & hair testing swab program

The Greyhound Welfare & Integrity Commission (GWIC) has announced it will enhance its Prohibited Substance Detection Program by increasing pre-race and out of competition swabbing....

ARG reiterates its proposal as talk suggests a backflip on ban

LEADING news sources are predicting the Baird Government could potentially backflip on its controversial law to shutdown greyhound racing within New South Wales. While Government...

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...

Opinion: The hardest part about greyhound racing ban in NSW

Three weeks since the announcement by Premier Mike Baird, it is still excruciatingly difficult to comprehend greyhound racing may cease to exist in NSW as...

Greyhound Racing NSW finally answers some questions

GREYHOUND Racing NSW (GRNSW) has broken its silence to address several pertinent rumours which have developed since Premier Mike Baird announced plans to outlaw the...

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...

Greyhound racing in NSW to recommence this Wednesday

GREYHOUND Racing NSW (GRNSW) announced on Saturday morning that racing will recommence at TAB tracks across the state from Wednesday July 13, 2016. The authority...

Wheeler removes his dogs after Nicole Davis returns positive swab

SUPERSTAR sprinter Dyna Villa will be scratched from this Sunday’s Group 2 Horsham Cup final as owner Paul Wheeler removes all of his greyhounds from...

Robert Camilleri Fined And Disqualified On Two Charges

Offences Charged: (1) GAR86(d) – Mr. Camilleri, being a trainer having official duties in relation to greyhound racing, did make a false or misleading statement...

Greyhound Racing Victoria’s Five Year Strategic Plan

The Governing body of greyhound racing in the state of Victoria, Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV), have announced a five year Strategic Plan to oversee and...

Insight Into The Findings And Recommendations Of The Parliamentary Inquiry

The Select Committee on Greyhound Racing in NSW (Committee) has released its First Report (Report). The Committee has made two findings and 18 recommendations. ARG...

Playing With Figures – Not Kindergarten Stuff

Confusion, guesswork, allegations, bias and “let you know later” are some of the descriptions that might be applied to statements and figures offered at the...

NSW Greyhound Racing Inquiry Submissions – The Summary

Public submissions on the inquiry into greyhound racing in NSW closed on 6 November 2013 and the inquiry has now moved to the stage of...

NSW Greyhound Racing Inquiry Produces Sensational First Public Hearing

Last Friday week at Penrith Panthers Leagues Club, the commencement of the inquiry into Greyhound Racing New South Wales (GRNSW) began with the with committee...

Leading Trainer Andy Lord Answers Industry Critics

One of NSW’s leading trainers has spoken out regarding the shape of the greyhound racing industry after one of the most turbulent and testing times...

GRNSW Deny Any Integrity Or Welfare Issues Ahead Of 7:30 Report Airing

Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) today received confirmation from RSPCA NSW that there is no evidence to suggest acts of animal cruelty are occurring in the...

David Dawson Disqualified For 6 Months For Assaulting Female Steward

Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) Stewards have just released details of an assault on a female GRV Steward from a Melton Coursing meeting in August 2012...

GRNSW Releases Penalty Guidelines & Early Pleas Statement

Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) will reform the way it conducts prohibited substance cases with the introduction of new penalty guidelines as well as the option...

GRNSW First To Introduce Threshold Levels For Positive Swabs In Greyhound Racing

The Board of Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) has approved the introduction of a reporting level for the prohibited substance Procaine in greyhound urine samples. The...

Playing A Straight Bat

Yet another major sport is pointing the way. Cricket Australia will move to a fully independent board inside three years, according to media reports. Previously...

GRNSW Respond To Allegations Of Widespread Criminal Activity In NSW Greyhounds

Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) today responded to the claims made in today’s Sun-Herald that questioned the integrity of the sport of greyhound racing. GRNSW is...

GRNSW All Set To Double Its Swabbing Rate After Rise In Positives

Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) has reinforced its commitment to ensuring the integrity of greyhound racing by announcing a raft of measures that will set a...

Darren Fisher Receives $1000 Fine Only For Flunixin Positive Swab In Victoria

The husband of high profile Greyhound Racing Victoria and Sky Racing feature greyhound race presenter, Simone Fisher, has received a $1,000 fine for a positive...