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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!

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 ...
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 ...
Australian Racing Greyhound.com (registration)Shoulders has a sizzling personal best of 29.36 over the 520m journey and holds a special place in his trainers heart. “From where this dog has come from and what he can do in a race is a credit to Brett and Deb. I would love to win this race with him ...
Radio IowaState lawmakers created a deal last session that was signed into law by the governor that shuts down the Council Bluffs track and shifts the management of dog racing in Dubuque to the Iowa Greyhound Association. The deal requires the casinos that are ...
KTTCDUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) - The Iowa Greyhound Association has formally requested a license to operate a dog racing track in Dubuque next year. An official from the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission tells the Telegraph Herald (http://bit.ly/1rwh3K1 ) the ...KGAN TV
Dubuque Telegraph HeraldSeveral horse racing tracks have stopped broadcasting simulcast signals in Dubuque, months after a state horsemen's group voiced its displeasure with recent greyhound racing legislation. Multiple racetracks in Kentucky stopped showing races at Mystique ...
Racing PostThe prospect of a new track record was not immediately apparent in heat 8 however as Nidge could be seen pawing at the trap door while hare exited the final bend ahead of his moderate start from trap 6. He paced up well in the early exchanges and raced ...
Australian Racing Greyhound.com (registration)This series has produced some of the most promising pups in the state of New South Wales, with Melinda Finn's new track record holder Winsome Jacko a star on the rise, whilst Master Gee, Lord Licrick and Gauge This are three greyhounds everyone should ...
Australian Racing Greyhound.com (registration)“At this age he is as good as any dog I have ever had. He is pretty ordinary early, but he does have good track sense. When you are against the good top dogs it finds you out but I have got no doubt that he will run 600 later on.” Happy Haswell and his ...
The Queensland TimesRACING Queensland CEO Darren Condon remains confident of a July 2015 opening for greyhound racing at Cronulla Park, Logan. Cronulla Park, about 30 kilometres south of the Brisbane CBD, will be the home for a spacious "one turn'' track to replace the ...
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