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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!

Dallas Morning NewsNew gambling machines expected to raise big bucks for Texas horse and greyhound tracks technically become legal this week. Even with a tentative go-ahead from state regulators, it's not certain when or if any historic racing terminals will make it to ...
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 ...
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 ...
Australian Racing Greyhound.com (registration)He always talks about track records, even if he doesn't know the person and he gets so excited when a dog breaks the record. I can only imagine how he's feeling right now.” “My husband and son do all the hard work going to trials and the race track ...
Australian Racing Greyhound.comStepping out in race ten, this gifted chaser began brilliantly from box three, recording sizzling sectionals of 4.39 and 16.57, with a run home time of 12.57. The black flash set the Central Coast track alight, scoring by twelve and a quarter lengths ...Thedogs.com.au
Buckingham AdvertiserTowcester Racecourse bosses confirmed this week that the new dog track with have a glitzy opening night on December 6. Spectators will be able to see greyhound racing for the first time ever at the racecourse, and because the track is on the inside of ...
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 ...
Northern StarThe Group 2 Lismore Workers Club Cup is the latest leg of Greyhound Racing NSW's Thank Dog It's Friday racing series which showcases the best regional racing NSW has to offer in a primetime Friday night slot. As part of the series, seven provincial ...
Australian Racing Greyhound.com (registration)Seldom does any of that occur in greyhound racing. Separately, note also that two of the ... Since stewards are responsible for the integrity of racing, why are they not calling for the necessary improvements to the track layout? And to comparable ...
Australian Racing Greyhound.com (registration)The inaugural Strathalbyn Cup was held in 1973, run over 536 metres. The winner was Bululla, trained by Neil Penley, who scorched around the circuit in a new track record time of 31.76 to clip 30/100ths from the previous mark. Bululla scoed by 10 ...
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