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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!

Daily AdvertiserTHE new racing surface on the Wagga Greyhound Racing Club track will face its moment of truth this week. After the expensive overhaul funded by Greyhound Racing NSW, the track will be inspected by stewards on Friday ahead of an expected return to ...
al.comThe staff at the center, a nonprofit, say retired racing greyhounds -- and the occasional rescues they bring in -- are finding more and more homes on couches after their careers on the track end. "They're very lazy and they adjust to home life and pet ...
The News HeraldEBRO — As part of his trip to Florida each year to watch greyhound racing, Bob Feijo was making a round at the Ebro track this past Wednesday night. The New Bedford , Massachusetts resident, who was enjoying the races with his friend's grandson, said ...
ABC NewsA mural-sized photograph at Flagler Dog Track celebrates the good old days, decades gone: Men and women in their finest clothes lean against the fence to catch a glimpse of the greyhounds, the stands emblazoned with red, white and blue bunting, radio ...The Inter-Mountain
Daily AdvertiserTHE future prosperity of greyhound racing in Wagga is set to be assured by a $50,000 track upgrade at Wagga Showground. Showing great support for Wagga Greyhound Racing Club (WGRC), Greyhound NSW yesterday started a 10-day program aimed at ...
OCRegisterGreyhound racing tracks began hosting the event after the commercial aired, and Los Alamitos soon followed. Dachshund races are also held regularly at Old World Village in Huntington Beach. Dachshund races are less about speed and more about ...
Bunbury MailTrack manager Steve De Campo said the club was keen to help out in any way possible to make greyhound racing a reality. Mr De Campo said establishing a greyhound track at the Bunbury facility would not require a great deal of work. “We could run it in ...
Racing PostAt Sheffield, King Kane continued the stunning start to his marathon career when setting a new track record in heat two of the Roto Roof Windows TV Trophy over 915m. As at Sunderland a few weeks ago, the Diane Henry-trained dog never gave his rivals a ...
Racing Post“It's a historic issue within greyhound racing that Bags cards are often staged before tiny crowds with weak markets – I can't see that's either my or our fault.” There was good news in that the GC gives the racing itself at Sittingbourne a clean bill ...
Racing PostFARLOE TANGO, who made a winning return to action in typically exciting fashion in a heat of the Wimbledon 687 on Saturday, remains 4-1 favourite with the sponsor for the £25,000 William Hill St Leger there in October/November. Charlie Lister's dog set ...
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