Draft Penalty Guidelines — Prohibited Substances 2018

Greyhound Racing Victoria has reviewed its Penalty Guidelines for Prohibited Substances and is seeking public comment on the proposed changes. GRV has completed initial consultation with industry bodies, including the Industry Consultative Group and the Office of the Racing Integrity Commissioner, and is now seeking feedback from participants and the broader community. Submissions should be…

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CEO Monthly Update October 2018

It’s been another month of great racing with Kouta Mayhem winning his first Group title at the Healesville Cup on 9 September while at Sandown Park on 16 September, Poke The Bear claimed Speed Star VII with a fantastic run while Tornado Tears and Rippin’ Sam defended their 595m and 715m with new personal best times.

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Raw meat-based diets: Things to consider

Raw meat-based diets (RMBD) are prevalent in the greyhound industry with most greyhound trainers generally preferring a RMBD combined with a commercially prepared dry food (or bread). It is not popular practice to exclusively feed high quality commercially prepared dry foods which are nutritionally balanced and complete,…

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Why a stable diet is crucial to success

Robert Britton urges trainers to keep it simple and balanced when it comes to including supplements in a racing grey- hound’s diet. “Bart Cummings said he fed exactly the same as his father fed 40 years earlier and I think there is a lot to be said in that. Find a…

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