Animal Welfare

WA trainer Tim Mullany

Mullany set for training return after RWWA boosts prize funds

Just because Tim Mullany is set to get back involved as a greyhound trainer in Western Australia, it doesn’t mean he is ready to sit...
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...
Steve Noyce

Noyce confident GBOTA is in good hands with new CEO

Outgoing NSW GBOTA chief executive Steve Noyce believes leaving the organisation in good hands is just as important as making a good first impression.
Integrity Mate racing news

Integrity Mate’s similar racing patterns to champ She’s A Pearl

Integrity Mate’s owner Allan Hilzinger admits his chaser is not at the lofty heights of She’s A Pearl or Wow She’s Fast, but is happy...
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...

Ryan Papenhuyzen hoping Good Odds Cash to take on She’s A Pearl

Make no mistake, Storm superstar Ryan Papenhuyzen is passionate about collective greyhound wellbeing – but some chaos in the middle of the Million Dollar Chase...
She's A Pearl

She’s A Pearl tops trio of Lord runners in MDC final

Superstar bitch She’s A Pearl is so keen to race, her handlers don’t even bother trying to muzzle her. That is just partly why the...

Gilding the lily on greyhound tracks

NSW track improvements are well on the way, according to three recent media announcements by GRNSW, one with the Racing Minister in tow. The last...
Greyhound Welfare & Integrity Commission

GWIC takes aim at Coalition for Protection of Greyhounds misinformation

Despite recently made claims by the Coalition for the Protection of Greyhounds and reported by the ABC on 22 February 2020; when greyhounds are sold,...

Retired greyhound races into the hearts of his forever home

KERANG local Sue Jordan is thrilled she had a change of heart and decided to adopt another dog with her husband, Steve. The retired husband...

‘Rescue’ group turns down potential adopter for supporting racing

A UK greyhound re-homing organisation has come under fire from the public and greyhound racing participants after denying someone the opportunity to adopt a retired...

The good from the bad: owner praises GRV for saving puppies

NINE-MONTH-OLD puppy Georgia is proof that good things can come from even the most unfortunate situations. The white and black youngster had a tough start...

The two sides of Sandown greyhound racing

IF Sandown’s provincial meeting last Sunday is any guide the next generation is coming along nicely – never mind some naysayers guessing that over-breeding is...
Michael McGill Tia

GAP story: how Tia raced into the hearts of the McGill family

DESPITE having a background in thoroughbred racing, journalist Michael McGill recently found himself immersed in the world of greyhound racing when making the decision to...

Greyhound welfare needs better definition

APPARENTLY, there are still some disbelievers amongst us. Answering our point that 7-day backups for stayers are a no-no, one reader claimed that knowledgeable trainers...

Queensland professor critical of greyhound commission’s tactics

IT is dawning on me. The attack on greyhound racing – and I use the word “attack” advisedly – is but the latest in a...

More heat on greyhound racing management

HAPPILY, the updated heat regulations just published by GRV pay more attention to pre-race conditions and not just those applying at meeting time. The new...

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....

Greyhound exports under spotlight in ABC’s 7.30 report

GREYHOUND Racing has once again come under fire by the ABC and Animals Australia after an apparent six month investigation into the alleged exportation of...

Greyhound commission (mis)fires from the hip

THIS is serious, deadly serious. The September 28 opening speech – some might say rant – by Stephen Rushton SC, counsel assisting the Special Commission...

Greyhound participants speak out after the live baiting saga

FOLLOWING on from February’s controversial Four Corners program titled ‘Making A Killing’, I have literally read hundreds of stories relating to live baiting with a...

Bundaberg incident dumb and embarrassing, but that’s all so far

THE actions at Bundaberg are obviously stupid, ill-considered, ill-planned and contrary to the laws of greyhound racing. But, so far, there is no evidence of...

Live baiting saga update: Legislation to go before SA Parliament

A SOUTH Australian politician wants action on the live baiting saga with legislation set to go before parliament which will see harsher penalties for anyone...