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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!

Northern StarIT'S A WINNER: Pictured racing – and winning – on Casino Greyhound Racing Club's new loam track at Queen Elizabeth Park is Pop's Pest, trained by Charlie Northfield. Below is club secretary-manager Ron Herd, who says the $750,000-plus upgrade has ...
Tampabay.comThe Tampa Greyhound meet, which runs July 1 through Dec. 31, will be held at Derby Lane. Since 2007, when Tampa Greyhound ended live racing, the track has held its dog races at Derby Lane to remain eligible for poker and simulcast wagering.
Tampabay.comBut David Bishop, a spokesman for the Florida Greyhound Association, which includes breeders, owners and kennel operators, said the bill doesn't go far enough in protecting the racing animals. "Reporting at-track dog injuries collects statistical data ...TBO.comSun SentinelThe Ledger - -
The Sunshine Coast DailyMINISTER for Sport and Racing Bill Byrne has directed Racing Queensland to stop work on construction of a new greyhound track at Cronulla Park in Logan. "I have issued a formal directive to Racing Queensland to cease work on the facility pending the
Clarence Valley Daily ExaminerCASINO Greyhound Racing Club says its new loam track at Queen Elizabeth Park will minimise dog injuries, quicken race times and be easier to maintain. The club noticed increased patronage after the long-awaited surface upgrade, which brings the track ...
Racing PostKelly Macari's dog has serious early pace and will be all the better for a trial round the track recently as he definitely lost his bearings during the workout. He has time to find with Monmore Spring Festival winner La Cuchilla and also dual trial ...
Dubuque Telegraph HeraldThe inaugural season for a Dubuque greyhound racing park will be even more abbreviated than initially announced. Live races won't begin at the Iowa Greyhound Park until May 16. Iowa Greyhound Association, which operates the track, also scrapped plans ...
The ReporterRACING Queensland is moving ahead with work at the greyhound race track at Slacks Creek. A spokesman for Racing Queensland confirmed further site-filling earthworks were ongoing in keeping the project to schedule. They hoped the track would be open ...
Kent OnlineSwift Power, Shesha and Aero Goytee were all registering their first race wins at Crayford and the threesome look set to win further races during the coming weeks. Swift Power had eight races previously at Swindon before joining Crayford trainer Gemma ...
Courier MailTHE greyhound industry's live baiting scandal has had a “huge impact” on membership and crowds, with one industry stalwart fearing for the sport's future. Capalaba Greyhound president Bob Patchings said the number of dogs racing at his track had ...
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