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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!

Racing PostFollowing stringent inspections by GBGB senior stipendiary steward Paul Illingworth the track has been given the green light to begin its greyhound racing operation. GBGB chief executive Barry Faulkner said: “It's very encouraging that a successful ...Northampton Chronicle & EchoNorthampton Herald and PostAboutMyArea
Gloucester CitizenNot so long ago, pundits were predicting the beginning of the end of greyhound racing in the UK. The closure of several high-profile tracks appeared to be proof that this venerable British institution is on a never-ending decline. However, before the ...
Australian Racing Greyhound.comYou could be forgiven for having a serious case of Deja Vu whilst watching race three at Maitland today, as Cranebrook trainer Melinda Finn claimed her second track record in a matter of weeks, this time over the 450 metre distance. In a heat of the ...
Buckingham AdvertiserOwners put the track through its paces when time trials began over the soft sand of the circuit but the first greyhound race meeting will take place on December 6. There are further meetings scheduled for Friday and Saturday nights in the run up to ...
Racing PostParticularly striking on Friday, just three days since its licence was approved by the GBGB, is that running track is superb - the sand is well packed down and offers perfect racing conditions. Jason Begg of supervising Sports Stadium Specialists said ...
Naples Daily NewsSince 1957, over 16.5 million patrons have wagered on races at the greyhound track. The track will hold live racing at 12:15 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday through Sunday with 7:15 p.m. evening performances scheduled Wednesday through ...
Racing PostMONMORE and Hall Green will go head to head in the final leg of a see-saw Group C clash of the Bags Track Championship at the GRA venue in Birmingham on November 26 after honours were pretty evenly split at Tuesday's tie at Perry Barr.
Courier MailVocal anti-track campaigner and Greens candidate for Woodridge Scott Thomson said the Minister had also refused all attempts to speak with him about the $12 million track. Mr Thomson said the greyhound track would promote gambling in an area which ...
Australian Racing Greyhound.comThe Ipswich Greyhound Racing Club can enjoy a bit of rest and recuperation, at least until Friday, after the track was recently host to one of the busiest periods in it's entire history. Incredibly, Ipswich has held a meeting on 36 of the past 37 days ...
Australian Racing Greyhound.comCould there be another dog which has done that at any one track? Miata, of course, at Cannington, but any others? There was another unusual coincidence on the night. The big race was worth $600,000 to the lucky connections but Australian punters also ...
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