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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!

Courier MailBut not everyone thinks the new track is a bad idea. President of the United Queensland Greyhounds Association, Deborah Arnold said there were a lot of myths about the racing industry. “They base it on what used to be around years and years ago, its ...
Australian Racing (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 ...
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 ( ) the ...Dubuque Telegraph Herald
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 ...
Racing PostRACING Post Greyhound TV will break new ground on Sunday when Doncaster's one-off Bags meeting, which features the Bags/SIS Track Championship clash with Peterborough and Yarmouth, will be shown live on the channel as well as being broadcast to ...
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 ...
Australian Racing (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 ...
Racing PostPETERBOROUGH is firmly on course for a third successive appearance in the Bags Track Championship final after taking control of Group F at Doncaster on Sunday. The Fengate circuit sent out the winners of six of the ten races to score 113 points to the ...
Racing PostSKATE ON made something of a mess of the start when turned over by Mash Mad Rumble in the heats last week, but Liz McNair's veteran can show her rivals a clean pair of heels in the opening semi-final of the Scurry Cup over 260m at Belle ...
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