Tag Archives: greyhound racing
- Florida allows first dog track to ‘decouple’ from racing, keep slots
July 21, 2017
Florida has approved a Miami-area dog track’s ‘decoupling’ plan that will see it scrap racing activity while continuing to offer slots and card games. In 2011, the Magic City Casino applied for a so-called ‘summer jai alai’ permit, under a state law that allowed the two pari-mutuel operators in Miami-Dade...
- New South Wales reverses course on greyhound racing ban
October 11, 2016
The Australian state of New South Wales has decided it won’t ban greyhound racing after all, a decision that has industry stakeholders cheering and animal rights advocates fuming. In July, NSW premier Mike Baird (pictured) announced that greyhound racing would be banned in the state as of July 1, 2017....
- New South Wales bans greyhound racing
July 8, 2016
Australia’s greyhound racing industry is in turmoil following news that the activity will be banned in New South Wales as of next year. On Thursday, NSW Premier Mike Baird announced that greyhound racing would be prohibited as of July 1, 2017. Baird said the decision was based on the findings...
- Live baiting scandal not a turn off for greyhound racing punters
January 21, 2016
Latest data from Roy Morgan reveals that wagering on greyhound racing grew despite live-baiting scandal. Last year, a Four Corners TV report revealed conclusive evidence of live baiting in greyhound facilities during training sessions. The program footage, secretly filmed at training tracks in Queensland and Victoria, showed live piglets, possums...
- Aussie jockey’s trousers fall down during race, still finishes second
April 25, 2015
- Aussie greyhound racing in turmoil after hidden camera catches ‘live baiting’
February 19, 2015
Australia’s greyhound racing industry is in turmoil after an investigative television program uncovered shocking mistreatment of animals at a training facility. The entire board of Greyhound Racing New South Wales has been dismissed and politicians are calling for a temporary suspension of the industry. The furore kicked off after Four...