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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...

Mug gamblers sustaining greyhound racing

It’s pretty amazing. Greyhounds Victoria has suddenly found more than $10m extra to boost prize money after first rejecting complaints from the local GOBTA (representing...

Olympic standard somersault at the dogs

Often I wonder why state authorities make something hard when it would be dead simple to make it easy. Share the worry, so to speak....

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...
SA greyhound racing news 2018

South Australian greyhound racing gets prizemoney boost

Greyhound Racing SA (GRSA) has today announced an increase in prize money return to participants across the board, including boosts to feature and group race...

Greyhound progress – late but welcome

Wonderful news for the Upper Hunter town of Muswellbrook. An unknown amount of cash (out of the $30m or so donated by the NSW government...

Ex-footy boss offers hints to greyhound racing

David Gallop has been boss of a couple of national sports but is now busy building his own organisation to promote more use of digital...
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,...
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...

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...

Managing Greyhounds In The New Decade

Australia's most controversial greyhound commentator Bruce Teague takes a look at the annual reports of all the Australian greyhound racing principal race authorities (PRA) and...
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...
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...

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...

Updating the Horsham greyhound box picture

Australia's most controversial greyhound commentator Bruce Teague takes another look at the the success or failure of "drop in" greyhound boxes in reducing race falls...
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.
SA greyhound racing news 2018

SA Introduces Prizemoney Bonuses Based On Betting Turnover

Greyhound Racing South Australia (GRSA) have today announced their intention to provide monthly prizemoney "bonuses" to maintain returns to participants at half the monthly net...
Queensland racing

Betting on Queensland greyhounds outperforms horse racing codes

Racing Queensland (RQ) have released an early look at the 2019/20 Annual Report, which has demonstrated betting on greyhound racing has grown at almost twice...
Victorian greyhound racing

Jury Is Out On ‘Exciting’ New Victorian Greyhound Meetings

In total, 33 weekend races could not generate full fields (plus two missing races at Sandown and one at Ballarat). That would seem to say...
Victorian greyhound racing

Greyhound Racing Victoria Homework Missing Again

Greyhound Racing Victoria is “excited” about its plan to add an extra three weekly meetings during August, but Bruce Teague believes there are a few...

Australian greyhound racing needs a new way ahead

Certainly times are tough at the moment. But there will be no better opportunity to stand back and evaluate how we are doing and whether...
Greyhound racing

NSW greyhound punters finally get minimum bet laws

Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) has today announced that from 1st July 2020 Minimum Bet Limits (MBL) will come into on NSW greyhound races. NSW has...

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...
Queensland racing

Queensland greyhound racing punters get Minimum Bet Laws (MBL)

Racing Queensland will introduce a Minimum Bet Limit (MBL) for harness and greyhound betting on all off-course Wagering Service Providers (WSP’s), better known as online...