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  • Dogs Continue To Strive For Winning Future

    10/09/2009
    GRNSW News
    Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) though disappointed at Racing Minister, Kevin Greene’s decision not to implement the Cameron Report in its entirety, will continue to engage with the State Government to advocate the implementation of the full recommendations of Alan Cameron’s Review, Chairman Professor Percy Allan AM announced.
  • 'Live Sites' Coming To A Track Near You

    09/09/2009
    GRNSW News
    Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) is set to embark on a whirlwind tour across the state to provide members of the sport a convenient face to face way of renewing their memberships with GRNSW. Eleven ‘Live Sites’ across the State, including one in Canberra, will be staged allowing Trainers, Owner/Trainers and Attendants to complete their 2009/2011 membership renewal.
  • Chief Steward Announced

    14/08/2009
    GRNSW News
    Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) today announced the appointment of Clint Bentley to the position of Chief Steward. Clint has considerable experience in the greyhound industry having occupied a number of regulatory positions with the State’s peak body.
  • Dogs Ramp Up Drug Detection

    14/08/2009
    GRNSW News
    The Board of Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) today announced a series of changes to the state’s swabbing policy which will significantly improve all aspects of drug detection in the sport.
  • Dogs Continue To Surge Ahead

    12/08/2009
    GRNSW News
    Prizemoney levels will rise for the second time in a year following a decision by the Board of Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) today to increase prizemoney by a further $1.5 million. The significant boost comes on the back of a substantial increase earlier this year meaning that GRNSW has delivered a $5.1 million dollar prizemoney increase since December, a jump of 33%. GRNSW Chairman Professor Percy Allan AM said the increase is a result of smart business decisions.
  • Government Action Key To Regional Growth

    11/08/2009
    GRNSW News
    Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW), while providing in-principal support for the concept, have today knocked back a $1.2 million funding proposal towards the Tamworth Regional Racing Precinct.
  • Dogs Up The Ante On Greene

    31/07/2009
    GRNSW News
    As the thoroughbred powerbrokers descend on an Eastern Suburbs location for their ‘crisis’ meeting this afternoon, Greyhound Racing New South Wales (GRNSW) today launched www.ourfairshare.com.au – a new website informing the public about the major inequalities in the way TAB funds are distributed to the three racing codes.
  • Gosford Unveils $900,000 Improvements

    30/07/2009
    GRNSW News
    Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) Chairman Professor Percy Allan AM unveiled the second and final stage of upgrades in the redevelopment of the Gosford greyhound racing track grandstand on Tuesday night. Alongside Minister for Gaming and Racing The Hon. Kevin Greene MP, Allan officially opened the new grandstand as part of GRNSW’s ongoing commitment to redevelop and improve its Premier racing venues.
  • Thoroughbreds Siphon Dollars From Dogs

    21/07/2009
    GRNSW News
    Greyhound racing had subsidised its thoroughbred counterparts in NSW to the tune of $6.25 million over the past 12 months, effectively making the dogs the largest sponsor of thoroughbred racing in this state, Greyhound Racing NSW Chairman Professor Percy Allan AM, said today.
  • Dogs Call On Government To Act

    09/07/2009
    GRNSW News
    Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) today called on the NSW Government to implement the recommendations of an independent report it commissioned on wagering and the future sustainability of the NSW racing industry.