Tabcorp

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...
TAB

Can Tabcorp’s revamp help greyhound racing?

The endless Tabcorp saga continues unabated. Once the sole provider of life to the racing industry, it’s now just one of many players. We have...

Tabcorp about to take a punt

Anyone remember those heady days when you could do the rounds of the betting ring and pick out the bookie offering the best price? A...
Shepparton Greyhounds

Greyhound ups and downs

Two spectacular events occurred yesterday, forcing the critical news on Tabcorp to the rear. 1. BIG BETTING? In the second race at Ballarat, a Maiden,...

How to handle the next greyhound racing revolution

What a great time for greyhound racing to buy back the farm – and a way to greater prosperity. Yes, it can be done. The...

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...

The mighty Tabcorp under challenge

Australia's most controversial greyhound commentator, Bruce Teague, takes another look at the TAB and the accelerating decline of Tote betting pools. Just who will attempt...
Cannington

Extra greyhound racing income is there for the taking

ARG's Bruce Teague explains how a combination of uneducated punters and greedy bookies is negatively affecting the greyhound wagering industry.
Queensland racing

Queensland greyhound racing commits to Sky Racing for next decade

Racing Queensland has today announced that it has hitched its wagon to Sky for the next 10 years for an undisclosed sum. Tabcorp's Sky will...

Australian greyhound racing now beamed live to USA

Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) has teamed up with Sky Racing and Tabcorp to broadcast greyhound racing to the world, GRV chair Peita Duncan announced earlier...
Ultimate Live Greyhound Channel

New UK based greyhound Global Tote highlights murky vision rights web

UK based SIS (Sports Information Services) and Sportech PLC today announced a global co-mingling totalisator agreement that will allow SIS to create and disseminate a...

New casino-like odds & evens bets to fund million dollar NSW race

NSW has moved dangerously close to legalised online casino gambling on racing with the introduction of a new bet type that closely aligns in format...
Greyhound racing melbourne cup

Greyhound Melbourne Cup meeting breaks new TAB turnover records

Wagering on last Friday night’s TAB Melbourne Cup meeting at Sandown Park, eclipsed all records, reaching a new benchmark of $7.5 million in national turnover....
TAB

Victorian greyhound racing name Tabcorp exclusive wagering partner

Tabcorp and Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) have announced an extension to their longstanding partnership. The agreement secures Tabcorp’s wagering arm, TAB, as GRV’s exclusive wagering...

Scott addresses objectives of Greyhound Industry Reform Panel

Update: NEW South Wales Greyhound Breeders, Owners and Trainers Association (GBOTA) CEO Brenton Scott says the industry has not been locked into a strict 2,000...

NSW greyhound racing ban overturned by Cabinet

GREYHOUND Racing New South Wales (GRNSW) released a statement on Wednesday in support of the NSW Government’s decision to overturn the greyhound racing ban. The...

There’s engagement but no enlightenment in greyhound racing

GREYHOUND Racing Victoria has just conducted a thing called an Engagement Workshop, mainly to do with trialling tracks. We know that because a lengthy media...

Lies, damn lies and greyhound statistics

I MENTIONED the other day that KPMG (and the industry) has had a rough time making sense of greyhound statistics, thereby delaying the finalisation of...

Plotting greyhound racing’s future

The answer to a reader’s question about what to do with greyhound racing – given a “carte blanche” – is as easy as ABC to...

TABs – it’s bad news for him and worse news for him

HALF yearly results for Tabcorp and Tatts (Ubet) have been overwhelmed by disappointing performances in the High Court where both were disputing actions by the...

Gold Guide failure creates an opportunity for greyhound racing

THE evidence is there. Now we need to act. The Gold Guide was just as much a part of greyhound history as Jack Woodward’s Greyhound...

Wagering’s last battleground fires up

THE Western Australian government, struggling with reduced mining revenue, is still planning to sell off its TAB but has to sort out how to satisfy...

When is the price right?

A FEW years ago, Tabcorp’s boss (the previous one, not the current one) announced that wagering was a “mature industry” so he started branching out...

What are the RSPCA’s real motives?

DO you know the RSPCA balance sheet shows a total equity of $100 million, which includes cash, term deposits, a share portfolio and investment property....

Racing minister mis-uses economic report

A BET on a greyhound race should be taxed more heavily than one on a horse race. That is what the NSW Racing Minister has...