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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!

Domain (registration)In total, 17 people were caught live baiting at the Tooradin track, including some of the biggest names in Victorian greyhound racing, including former Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) steward Paul Anderton, former president of Cranbourne Racing Club ...
OregonLive.comA crumbling former dog-racing track in Wood Village, tied up for years in a failed bid to build a casino, is on the market for the first time. The owner of the shuttered Multnomah Greyhound Park is asking $11.2 million for the 31-acre property. For ...Greenfield Daily Reporter
Racing PostWho inspired your first novel Edge Your Bets, set in the world of greyhound racing? It was something I always wanted to do, but a kick from behind from author John Francome came at the right time. Horseracing crime novels have been around for 50 years, ...
Australian Racing Greyhound.comFinally, some may ask why I don't concentrate on Hobart if the track is so great. That's an easy one. Tasmania has no sectional times worth a cracker. You get only one per race and that is usually wrong – ie they assign it to the winner, not the dog ...
Racing PostWhat got you first interested in racing and betting? My first introduction was when I was a messenger boy on the Edinburgh Evening News. Some of the journalists would send me to deliver written messages wrapped around coins to a gentlemen who I had ...
Sportinglife.comHaving looked a potentially decent dog with some nice wins at Sheffield last summer, he was off the track for 10 months but appears to retain all of his ability judged on his fast-finishing second in 29.06 (calculated) over 500m at Owlerton Stadium ...
The West AustralianRacing and Wagering WA boss Richard Burt said a projected $60 million increase in TAB turnover this financial year had resulted in a $136.4 million distribution for the State's three racing codes - gallops, pacing and greyhounds - up from $126.1 ...
Property ObserverThe greyhound track at Harewood Road, Tooradin, is one hour south-east of Melbourne, is for sale through acreage specialists Finning First National, who are marketing it as "well set up for anyone looking to breed, show and or even race." There is a ...
Racing Post... and should not be inconvenienced by a drop down to 480m for a maiden at 7.16, while a non-Bags second division which brings a close to proceedings at 10.00 looks best left to Francis Lenton's well-drawn Bit Of Holly. The open-race action starts ...
Courier MailIn February, four months after the email, Four Corners aired undercover footage from Animals Liberation Queensland showing piglets, possums and rabbits being strapped to lures at greyhound training tracks. LIVE-BAITING: Track discount alleged for BYO ...
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