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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!

Sydney Morning HeraldThe proceeds would fund a 35,000-seat covered stadium in Penrith or Liverpool worth about $350 million, as well as a multi-purpose facility at Eastern Creek which will turn the site into the hub of greyhound and harness racing in Sydney. The sale of ...
WJXT JacksonvilleGreyhound tracks will be able to offer card games and online betting, but not dog racing, under legislation moving quickly through the state legislature. The legislation is creating a clash of cultures.The News HeraldTampabay.com (blog)Naples Daily News
Racing PostGreyhound racing is the cornerstone of the new stadium and we have taken the opportunity to ensure that the design and specification of our new track is at the highest level.” On the racing front, Glass described the new straights as 30m shorter, with ...
Sun-SentinelSo the races will continue at Florida's 16 dog tracks, with not even a requirement to report greyhound racing injuries. And the Legislature obviously doesn't care if the greyhounds get injured or die for another year. Personally, I think we should have ...The News Herald
Bradenton HeraldEleanor Sobel, D-Hollywood, to require greyhound tracks to report the most serious racing dog injuries. Supporters hope to “de-couple” dog racing from the opportunity for tracks to operate poker rooms and slot machines. “Industry representatives ...ReutersThe News HeraldCBS Local
Racing PostI firmly believe that the day the track opens its gates it will be the premier venue for greyhound racing in the country across all departments and, setting the bar higher than ever before, could provide the model for future developments within the ...
Racing PostTOWCESTER racecourse on Monday announced that construction will start next month on their £1.5 million greyhound track. It is hoped to reach completion in October, with racing under way before the end of the year. The news, which comes after the ...AboutMyArea
Northamptonshire TelegraphTowcester plans to stage three meetings a week, offering a blend of six and eight dog racing, with the aim of establishing itself as the premier greyhound track in the country. Facilities will include the latest large screen systems installed ...
Florida TodaySHARE 5 CONNECTTWEETCOMMENTEMAILMORE. TALLAHASSEE – Some Florida legislators are making a push again this year to end a requirement that greyhound dog-tracks have on-site races if they want to keep card games and other betting options.
Racing Post“This not only threatens the future of Mildenhall stadium, which stages around 40 motor racing events a year (motor racing and speedway) and two greyhound meetings a week (Tuesdays and Fridays), but also the future of all motor racing venues as well as ...
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