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  • Dogs Ramp Up Drug Detection

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    The Board of Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) today announced a series of changes to the state’s swabbing policy which will significantly improve all aspects of drug detection in the sport.
  • Dogs Continue To Surge Ahead

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    Prizemoney levels will rise for the second time in a year following a decision by the Board of Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) today to increase prizemoney by a further $1.5 million. The significant boost comes on the back of a substantial increase earlier this year meaning that GRNSW has delivered a $5.1 million dollar prizemoney increase since December, a jump of 33%. GRNSW Chairman Professor Percy Allan AM said the increase is a result of smart business decisions.
  • Government Action Key To Regional Growth

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    Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW), while providing in-principal support for the concept, have today knocked back a $1.2 million funding proposal towards the Tamworth Regional Racing Precinct.
  • Dogs Up The Ante On Greene

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    As the thoroughbred powerbrokers descend on an Eastern Suburbs location for their ‘crisis’ meeting this afternoon, Greyhound Racing New South Wales (GRNSW) today launched – a new website informing the public about the major inequalities in the way TAB funds are distributed to the three racing codes.
  • Gosford Unveils $900,000 Improvements

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    Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) Chairman Professor Percy Allan AM unveiled the second and final stage of upgrades in the redevelopment of the Gosford greyhound racing track grandstand on Tuesday night. Alongside Minister for Gaming and Racing The Hon. Kevin Greene MP, Allan officially opened the new grandstand as part of GRNSW’s ongoing commitment to redevelop and improve its Premier racing venues.
  • Thoroughbreds Siphon Dollars From Dogs

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    Greyhound racing had subsidised its thoroughbred counterparts in NSW to the tune of $6.25 million over the past 12 months, effectively making the dogs the largest sponsor of thoroughbred racing in this state, Greyhound Racing NSW Chairman Professor Percy Allan AM, said today.
  • Dogs Call On Government To Act

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    Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) today called on the NSW Government to implement the recommendations of an independent report it commissioned on wagering and the future sustainability of the NSW racing industry.
  • Blue Paws Super Series Underway

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    A substantial change to the Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) Breeders and Owners Incentive Scheme, Blue Paws, will commence in early August with the staging of the first Blue Paws Super Series at Wentworth Park.
  • Bill Fanning Joins GRNSW

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    Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) today announced the appointment of Bill Fanning as the new General Manager, Racing and Integrity. The appointment, which comes after an extensive recruitment process, is another step towards the merging of the greyhound division of the Greyhound and Harness Racing Authority (GHRRA) and GRNSW.
  • Country Challenge Goes Down To The Wire

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    Five greyhounds are still in the hunt for the ultimate prize in the Greyhound Racing NSW Country Challenge. The series that has traversed the State over the past nine months comes to a conclusion within the next two weeks and some of the best greyhounds in NSW are still vying to pick up the $10,000 bonus for being the overall winner of the series.