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International Sport

The Greyhound Racing Association of America is a non-profit membership association founded to promote, protect and enhance the sport of greyhound racing and the greyhound industry through education, example and media for the benefit of its members, fans, supporters and the greyhound racing dogs that make this great sport possible.

GRA/America plays a leading role in educating the public about Greyhound Racing and attracting new fans. The Association encourages responsible greyhound ownership and the best treatment of the dogs. Fans of a sport want to be proud of it and Greyhound racing has the best fans in America! [More]

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Playing The Game

No matter where you live, something is always happening in the exciting world of Greyhound racing. This is the place where tracks post special events and activities, such as open houses, book-signings, musical entertainment and stakes races all the way from $5,000 to a Million! The world of Greyhound racing is alive, well and growing.

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The Most Exciting Dogs in the World

Look at the muscles and see the excitement in their eyes! You don’t get that kind of power by sitting around in a crate or being a “couch potato.” You get muscles like that from exercise. You get the energy to run from good nourishment provided by a good trainer. You get a shiny coat from being washed and groomed.

Remember: Nobody forces Greyhounds to run. As anyone who raises them can tell you, that’s impossible. Greyhounds are as opinionated and different from each other as we are – and if there was a way to make them run like we want them to, we would have figured it out long ago! [More]

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All the Latest

New developments in the sport of Greyhound racing . . . Pending legislation and political issues . . . Interesting Personalities and Greyhound stars . . .[More]

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What Responsible
Reporters Should Know

The public likes a debate — and debates can only happen when there are two sides to a story. In recent years, GRA/America has issued regular press releases to the media contradicting stories in the news about Greyhound racing. People like to make up their own minds and they respect journalists who let them do that. Here is some information about Greyhound racing, the magnificent breed of dog that it was developed for, and the industry that makes Greyhound racing possible ... some of these facts may surprise you. [More]

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The Bright And The Beautiful

Greyhounds have inspired artists, writers and all kinds of creative thinkers since time began. Greyhounds are a " different" kind of animal and people who love them are different, too. Browse our store and see what springs from the minds of GRA/America artists and manufacturers . . . [Please Visit our Store for Animal Lovers]

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How to Get Started in Racing...

Everybody starts somewhere and right here is the place to find that special dog that could make you a part of Greyhound racing. [More]

Hot Off the Press!

Australian Racing Greyhound.comGreyhounds have an amazing resilience to recover from horrific injuries and illnesses and make a successful return to the race track. Anthony Azzopardi 's Group winning chaser My Boy Snoop returned from a twisted bowel injury last week at Wentworth ...
BBC NewsThe owner of Towcester racecourse believes introducing greyhound racing as part of a £15m redevelopment will secure the track's long-term future. More than 4,000 people attended the course's first ever greyhound meeting on Saturday. "If this place is ...
Sunshine State NewsSenate President Andy Gardiner said Wednesday he will revive the bill to require the greyhound racing industry to report animal injuries and have the measure sent to the House during the first week of the 2015 session. “It'll be named after Mrs. Gaetz ...
Australian Racing Greyhound.comNewcastle's premier racing venue The Gardens will be the first track to undergo compulsory maintenance implemented by Greyhound Racing New South Wales, in response to improving track safety and welfare. The track will receive a surface upgrade along ...
Naples Daily NewsThe Naples-Fort Myers Greyhound Track has announced a schedule of three stakes races in 2015 totaling $110,000 in purses, including the $60,000 Naples-Fort Myers Derby. The stakes races, including qualifying races, will be staged from Jan. 10 through ...
Australian Racing Greyhound.comBruce asked the question, 'Could there be any other dog which has done that at any one track? Miata, of course, at ... Of course, very few of the following have culminated with a victory in the most prestigious/richest race in the country. To the best ...
Northampton Herald and PostIt's been years in the planning and six months of building. “Now we are moments away from the first competitive race on the track. I can't wait to see a full house raising the roof as the greyhounds come out of the traps.” Time trials have been taking ...
ABC OnlineAnn Jones meets a host of dog sledding enthusiasts in an unlikely setting: the Australian bush. (First published 4/7/14) ... A lot of people have a romantic connection with that Alaskan wilderness and the big races in the United States. If you want to ...
CBS LocalThe Supreme Court upheld a law that will allow them to convert their pari-mutuel licenses to dog racing. The ruling Wednesday reverses an appeals court decision that called the law unconstitutional. The appeals court said the legislation was a special ...The News HeraldThe LedgerLas Vegas Blog (blog)
Racing PostAll three of these races can be seen live in betting shops and are part of the Bags service which every day covers up to seven greyhound meetings. Today Sheffield and Hall Green take the morning stage, Swindon and Monmore race this afternoon, then ...
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