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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!

The GuardianTowcester will race on only 10 days in 2015, having sold seven of its meetings to Arc, but it expects to open a new greyhound track, which is currently under construction, in December. Its former horseracing fixtures, which will remain as National Hunt ...Racing PostRacing Post BloodstockRacinguk.com - pure racing entertainment
TBO.com (blog)Florida's horse- and dog-racing tracks have seen another year of overall declines in their core business, according to figures released Thursday by the state's Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering. The combined “handle” for fiscal year 2013-14, which ended ...
Attleboro Sun ChronicleDeval Patrick has blocked legislation that would reduce the state's take on simulcast greyhound racing featured at Plainridge Racecourse and the state's two other race tracks. Patrick sent the bill back with an amendment knocking out a provision he ...Milford Daily News
AL.comIn the 1960s, when state lawmakers began arguing in favor of a dog track in Mobile, the conventional wisdom was that the dollars were leaving for pari-mutuels in Florida. That experience would never go away as Florida dove head first into dog racing, ...
Daily News - Galveston CountyLA MARQUE — State regulators have approved an effort by racetrack owners to expand gambling to include racing terminals that look similar to slot machines. Those terminals could be at Gulf Greyhound Park in La Marque within the next six months, track ...
Herald SunThe family take five-year-old Delta on a 20-25 minute walk once a day, and once or twice a month she stretches her racing legs at a greyhound racing track in Manningham. Although born to race, Delta never actually made her racing debut because of an ...
NewsBiscuit (satire)“This is killing greyhound racing,” said track manager Kevin Nadger. “We're going to have to try racing sheep instead. They're not as quick across the ground but it'll take them years to work out that the clump of grass going around the track at 20 ...
Northern StarAS an eager kid, Mathew Reid would dream of greyhound racing glory while helping trainer dad Dennis prepare his dogs. Now he is chasing the sport's top prizes too - and he's in with a chance of landing a pretty big one. The Old Bonalbo-based trainer ...
Thedogs.com.au“Paper Miss broke in sensationally and was always going to be a good little greyhound. “But for some reason, in her first couple of races, she wanted to get off the track and tended to run away from other dogs. “I don't know what got into her head but ...
Racing PostFARLOE TANGO is ready for a racing return according to trainer Charlie Lister after the Greyhound of the Year put in a stunning trial before racing at Doncaster on Friday. Running over the 661m trip, Farloe Tango flashed out in front of kennelmate ...
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