TACTICS USED BY GROUPS

GREY2K USA “Formed in March of 2001, GREY2K USA is the first organization dedicated to passing greyhound protection laws and ending the killing and cruelty of dog racing through the political process. We work in more than a dozen states across the country, and advocate for greyhounds in state legislatures, at the ballot box, and in the courts…” Humane Society […] Continue Reading

Gambling Tips for Greyhound Racing

Look for value odds as much as likely winners. If you keep looking for them, you will learn to spot them fairly quickly. Look at the age. Generally a running dog will reach its peak at two. A brood will peak at around three. Choose from greyhounds that have run a few decent races. Avoid placing large bets on greyhounds […] Continue Reading

List of All Greyhound Racing Tracks in America Throughout 12 Different States

There are currently 40 greyhound tracks operating in 12 different states Greyhound racing contributes millions of dollars to state and county governments as well as charities. More than 15 million people visit greyhound 48 racetracks resulting in more than $100 million in revenue for state and county governments yearly. More than $2 billion will be wagered each year. A track […] Continue Reading

How to Start Racing Greyhounds (And What You Can Expect to Make)

GET RACING “…I said “I’ll take that pup.”  Well, to my surprise, it turned out to be a lot of fun! Nothing about the sport or the people I met was anything like what I had seen on TV or read in the press. I came from the world of celebrities and entertainment and I believed the Betty Whites and […] Continue Reading

Farm Life for Greyhounds

Most dogs acquired as puppies by pet owners are separated from their mothers and littermates at about six weeks of age and taken to a new home, often with no other dogs there. Their life of socializing with other dogs ends abruptly and they begin socializing with humans instead. This is a challenging transition for dogs. The mother dog was […] Continue Reading

RACING CAREER

By the time a dog has begun racing for real he is pretty well accustomed to the kennel where he lives, his trainers, the track and the routine. The schedule will be the same as it is for the ‘veterans’ in his kennel. He will normally race twice a week and if not, will be exercised on a “sprint pad” […] Continue Reading

GREYHOUND RACING MYTHS DEBUNKED!

“Greyhounds are overbred” or “An estimated 10,000 to 50,000 greyhounds are born every year …” There is no need to estimate how many greyhounds are whelped annually in the U.S. In 2004, 26,262 were registered and in 2003 it was 26,277. The National Greyhound Association has published exact figures for decades. Breeding has been on the decline for several years […] Continue Reading

THE HISTORY OF GREYHOUND RACING

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 […] Continue Reading

Breeding Science

The ultimate goal of greyhound breeders  is to breed for better greyhounds.  A breeder who takes the time to learn more about his greyhounds or the greyhounds he intends to buy and breed — through researching how their ancestors fared and with what particular lines they crossed — will improve their odds of breeding quality racers. There are many factors […] Continue Reading

How Betting on Greyhound Racing Works

Race track wagers are referred to as Pari-Mutuel. Pari-Mutuel, French in origin, means “to wager amongst ourselves.” Fans wagering at the track are betting against and amongst one another, not against the race track. The track has no financial interest in the outcome of the race, we simply hold the money, returning the winner’s shares in accordance with state laws. […] Continue Reading