greyhound racing


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greyhound racing

n
(Individual Sports, other than specified) a sport in which a mechanically propelled dummy hare is pursued by greyhounds around a race track
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Noun1.greyhound racing - the sport of racing greyhoundsgreyhound racing - the sport of racing greyhounds  
racing - the sport of engaging in contests of speed
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greyhound racing

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TWENTY thousand people, according to the Daily Express, witnessed the most dramatic fight in the history of greyhound racing at the Welsh White City Stadium at Sloper Road, Cardiff.
The ACT Government will legislate to prohibit greyhound racing and trialling in the ACT by 30 June 2018.
THE irish government's budget for 2017, which was announced yesterday, includes the expected increase in funding for the horse and greyhound racing industries.
Birmingham City Council's planning committee voted by nine to two against plans to demolish the greyhound racing stadium and build 210 homes on the site.
OFTEN attracting regular crowds of more than 1,000, Cleveland Park was a popular venue for greyhound racing.
Greyhound racing began in the UK in 1926, since then thousands of greyhounds have been and are still destroyed every year once they are retired from racing, average age three or four years old.
GREYHOUND racing is set to return to Coventry after an application for a new licence was approved.
AS SOMEONE whose livelihood depends upon the greyhound racing industry, Stephen Rea, director of the Greyhound Racing Association, could hardly be expected to have a balanced view of Greyhound Action's attempt to cast a more searching light upon the stark realities of greyhound welfare.
THE evidence against the greyhound racing industry is continuing to mount.
The most intriguing is what's left unsaid: that greyhound racing has become a financial albatross for the tracks that offer it.
This event is regarded as the most prestigious on the greyhound racing calendar and, with pounds 100,000 of prize money on offer, the owners will be hoping their dogs can stay in contention.
NEWS emerged from Coventry this week that stadium owner Avtar Sandhu had passed on the greyhound racing side of the business to a consortium headed by Malcolm Francis, operations manager at Brandon.

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