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30.01.2018

A trainer attached to Shawfield dog track in Scotland has been found guilty of administering cocaine to a greyhound in his ‘care’ during a GBGB internal disciplinary hearing on January 9th.  Mr W Rae was reprimanded and fined the paltry sum of £500. You would have to question whether the […]

14.01.2018

The weekly schedule of BAGS races increased from 46 to 74 at the start of 2018. Extended hours and more venues will mean the extra race meetings will require on average 5,772 dogs to compete in the 74 race meetings held every week – an increase of 71% compared to […]

15.06.2017

A 31-year-old man and a 21-year-old woman from County Durham have been disqualified from keeping animals for 10 years after their three dogs were found to be emaciated, with with one dog said to be on the brink of death. Christopher Cooke (date of birth 11.09.85) and Toni Leigh Bailey […]

02.06.2017

On October 26th 2010 – Rayvin Giovanni a 2 year old black boy and rising star – broke his leg in the Wimbledon St Ledger. Having earlier won the William Hill puppy Derby and 7 of his 11 previous races – Rayvin Giovanni was afforded extensive veterinary treatment in order […]

29.05.2017

In an interview on Racing Post Greyhound TV – the GBGB’s practitioner representing professional trainers – Peter Harnden – reveals that they have been forced to publish injury details by animal rights campaigners who use different tactics to investigate and the credible evidence is now being used to petition Government. […]

19.05.2017

On Tuesday May 16th Calzaghe Costa was seen to be fearful and scared as he was forcibly pushed into the traps. Causing unnecessary suffering is an offence under the Animal Welfare Act – an Act that no one enforces as regards racing greyhounds – but this is deemed perfectly acceptable […]

05.05.2017

Future of greyhound industry ‘under threat’ The Times Seán McCárthaigh May 5 2017, 12:01am Lesley Barber of Glasnevin at a protest yesterday over the Harold’s Cross sale – GARETH CHANEY/COLLINS The future of the greyhound industry is under threat from the boycott of racing at Shelbourne Park, Bord na gCon […]

03.05.2017

On Tuesday May 2nd – Sleek Hopper a 5½ year old black boy – started his 150th race at Newcastle dog track but DID NOT FINISH. He broke down coming off the third bend and his right leg can be seen flailing about as he desperately tries to continue racing […]

26.04.2017

Despite the recent closure of Wimbledon and the forthcoming closure of Hall Green – British greyhound racing have received a massive boost with the sale of the annual 28,000 BAGS races which will now be streamed live to a global market. The deal was struck between SIS – Sports Information […]

18.03.2017

Dogs have had their day as football team gets stadium By Dominic Walsh March 18 2017  The Times Next Saturday, 89 years after a greyhound called Ballindura won the first race at Wimbledon Stadium, the track will close in the latest sign that the sport is going to the dogs. […]