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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!

Macau Business DailyThe concession for Macau's greyhound racing track operator Macau (Yat Yuen) Canidrome Co. is to be extended until December 31 2016, according to an executive order issued in the government's Official Gazette yesterday. The order, signed by Chief ...
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and HeadlinesOwners of the Council Bluffs track agreed to pay about $65 million, while Mystique Casino will contribute about $1 million a year to the fund administered by the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission. Additional one-time payments will be made to greyhound ...
Bay News 9“Regarding the health and welfare of the participants racing at our track, we have one of the best safety records of any greyhound facility in the state. We have spent significant amounts to install new safety equipment and preventive measures over the ...
Racing PostNIMMY BEAUTY ran better in the heats a week than the bare form suggests and Barry O'Sullivan's dog can open his account at a most opportune time to land an S6 Owners' Bonus Series final over 540m at Crayford (8.02). Heat conqueror Global Relief may ...
Racing PostAlma Chic, a finalist last year, had kicked clear on the rails (28.69sec, track seemed to be slowing down) and then got chased home in the end by Patjennaholly and Newinn This Way. There was a tremendous battle in the opener between Kim Billingham's ...
Irish IndependentRace six, The Ballagh Boxing Club Open Unraced 525 semi-final: 1, Willmount Pearl (owners, Eamonn Darcy and Oliver McGrath, Castlebridge), 29.01. Race seven, The Track Bar A3 525: 1, Sheepskin Wonder (owner, Brendan Frayne, Wexford), 29.38. Racing NSW (GRNSW) is seeking proposals from suitably qualified organisations to investigate factors influencing greyhound race track safety (as defined by incident and injury risk). Click here to view the Statement of Project Requirements. Prince has been one of NSW's most consistent greyhounds since returning in June, only missing the podium once in 12 starts. It took a brilliant 25.04 run by No Donuts to beat him at Maitland last month and an even better 24.96 track record ... (press release) (registration) (blog)We have a strong racing program but it could be so much better and we could attract so many more top stables if we had that gaming revenue to supplement our current income." Along those lines, Tampa Bay purchased the Tampa Greyhound track and its
Australian Racing Greyhound.comGracie See More is a slow beginner but she does have great track sense and she will be charging home. She has a great record over this track and trip, having won three of 12 and placed in a further five of those runs. There is a fair bit of speed in ...
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