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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 News HeraldEBRO — As part of his trip to Florida each year to watch greyhound racing, Bob Feijo was making a round at the Ebro track this past Wednesday night. The New Bedford , Massachusetts resident, who was enjoying the races with his friend's grandson, said ...
Arkansas Business OnlineTwo tracks, one in Birmingham and the other just outside Mobile, hold live racing year-round. Each is regulated by a county racing commission rather than the state. The tracks are not required to report greyhound injuries. Mobile Greyhound Park is ...The State
WJXT JacksonvilleMIAMI (AP) — A mural-sized photograph at Flagler Dog Track celebrates the good old days, decades gone: Men and women in their finest clothes lean against the fence to catch a glimpse of the greyhounds, the stands emblazoned with red, white and blue ...
Daily AdvertiserTHE future prosperity of greyhound racing in Wagga is set to be assured by a $50,000 track upgrade at Wagga Showground. Showing great support for Wagga Greyhound Racing Club (WGRC), Greyhound NSW yesterday started a 10-day program aimed at ...
Racing PostTango can do the quickstep on track return. By Racing Post staff 12:54PM 18 JUL 2014. FARLOE TANGO thrives on competition and Charlie Lister's Greyhound of the Year can leave recent trial form well behind when he makes a welcome return to action in ...
GamingTodaySlotsTodayIn just the last two years, wagering on greyhound racing has fallen from almost $1 billion in 1990 to $258 million last year in Florida. Most tracks stay open because of the income from slot machines. Where Florida had nearly two dozen dog tracks in ...
Racing PostFARLOE TANGO, who made a winning return to action in typically exciting fashion in a heat of the Wimbledon 687 on Saturday, remains 4-1 favourite with the sponsor for the £25,000 William Hill St Leger there in October/November. Charlie Lister's dog set ...
Newcastle HeraldRacing will return to Canberra's synthetic Acton track next winter regardless of what happens at Tuesday's briefing on a potential Super Track between the ACT government and the ACT's racing bodies. Deloitte has completed a report into the potential co ...
Daily AdvertiserWORK will commence next month on an upgrade of the racing surface at Wagga Greyhound Racing Club track. The upgrade was approved by the Board of Greyhound Racing NSW this month, with work scheduled to begin on Monday week. Industry track ...
Racing PostJamie Hurst's dog is not a prolific winner by any means but generally gives his running in fair six bend opens and sees out the races in a fashion which suggests the extra distance tonight will be within his compass. Global Way has hit form with a ...
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