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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 GuardianTowcester will race on only 10 days in 2015, having sold seven of its meetings to Arc, but it expects to open a new greyhound track, which is currently under construction, in December. Its former horseracing fixtures, which will remain as National Hunt ...Racing PostSkySports
Racing PostTHIS year's Bags/SIS Track Championship Grand Finals on Tuesday, December 23 are to be shown live on Sky Sports in an afternoon broadcast that breaks new ground for the greyhound racing on the channel. The Sky coverage of the ten races will start at ...
Naples Daily NewsTALLAHASSEE — Florida's horse- and dog-racing tracks have seen another year of overall declines in their core business, according to figures released Thursday by the state's Division of Pari-Mutuel Wagering. The combined “handle” for fiscal year 2013 ...
Herald SunAs the fog rolled in last night at Cranbourne, the man they affectionately call Happy had his work cut out for him calling Race 10. “This is a genuine, genuine mystery bet,” he said as he struggled to see the track, or the dogs. And from there, it just ...
Tampabay.com (blog)This criticism comes at a time when Florida's greyhound racing industry is under duress as the popularity of the sport has plummeted. There are only 21 dog tracks left in the United States, including 13 in Florida. Many track owners want to end live ...
Attleboro Sun ChronicleGov. Deval Patrick has blocked legislation that would reduce the state's take on simulcast greyhound racing featured at Plainridge Racecourse and the state's two other race tracks. Patrick sent the bill back with an amendment knocking out a provision ...Milford Daily News
Racing PostPay Freeze, who has won 12 of his 15 races at the track, is opposed at your peril, with July's Select Stakes win at Nottingham proving he is still very much the force he was. It promises to be a terrific tussle with dual Category One third ...
Racing PostLAUGHING GRAVY demolished an all-aged field at the track on Friday and David Pruhs' dog sets a high standard going into the Romford Puppy Cup heats over 400m at the Essex track tonight (live on SIS). He has to wait until the sixth and final heat at 7 ...
Thedogs.com.au... the sky is the limit with these young dogs, especially when they are winning Group 1 races after 14 starts." The meeting was the latest leg of the Thank Dog It's Friday series, which showcases the best racing at regional NSW tracks over the coming ...
AL.comDogs race at the Mobile Greyhound Park in Theodore, Ala., on Wednesday July 23, 2014. The facility is one of only two racetracks in the state and revenue the Mobile County Racing Commission collects is at it's lowest point in the track's 40-year history.
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