GRV develops Consolidated Rulebook

Work to consolidate GRV’s national and local rules has now concluded. As a result of this work, a small number of minor grammatical issues have been identified for amendment in the Local Rules, Plumpton Coursing Rules and Betting and Bookmaker rulebooks. Copies of each of the rulebooks, incorporating proposed changes, can be found at the…

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Great start to Regional Stakeholder Engagement Workshops

Greyhound Racing Victoria held the first of three regional Stakeholder Engagement Workshops on Wednesday, 6 October, at Shepparton to explore thoughts and views on what can be done to ensure all greyhounds have a successful racing career and are re-homed. More than 40 people gathered for workshop following the success of previous workshops. The panel…

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CEO Monthly Update October 2016

I think it’s now clear to participants and other stakeholders that Victoria’s greyhound industry is now changing permanently. It’s no longer just racing with some animal welfare programs attached. Instead it must be about the whole lifecycle of every Victorian greyhound, on and off the track. I am confident that real reform can be achieved in the sport of greyhound racing but only if it’s driven by genuine cultural change in how we manage the careers and lives of the greyhounds, and in particular that we are able to fully re-home all greyhounds other than for medical or temperament issues.

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Hoop Arm lures to be implemented at all Victorian tracks

Greyhounds racing in Victoria will be provided with improved safety outcomes as Greyhound Racing Victoria (GRV) commences implementing the use of the Hoop Arm lure for racing at all 13 tracks throughout the state. To be phased in over the next six months, GRV will adopt the Hoop Arm lure for racing at all Victorian…

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