There continues to be a number of new cases of gastroenteritis reported around mainland Australia including Victoria, however the majority of the initial Victorian cases are now returning back into the racing population.
Victorian trainers should note that Greyhound Racing South Australia (GRSA) has temporarily suspended the taking of nominations for greyhounds from Victorian trainers until further notice. This action is aimed at limiting the spread of the current canine gastroenteritis outbreak.
GAP Seymour will be closed this again weekend (March 14-15) as a precautionary measure around the current situation with canine gastroenteritis.
GRV advises that it is providing each of its racetracks with 12 synthetic covers which are to be used on the decoy lures in the catching pen during a race meeting.
GAP Seymour will be closed this weekend as a precaution after three greyhounds were identified as having canine gastroenteritis.
Thank you to all greyhound racing participants who are working with us during this time to help isolate the current cases of canine gastroenteritis.
Racetrack undergoes thorough decontamination in preparation for Friday’s race meeting.
GRV appoints a team to focus on reducing the spread of Canine Gastroenteritis.
In recent weeks, there have been several reports of a gastrointestinal illness in greyhounds and other dogs located in Western Australia & Queensland.