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An Overview of the Greyhound Breed (Part 1)

Greyhounds are renowned as the swiftest canine breed, with a sleek, aerodynamic physique and long, powerful limbs that enable them to reach impressive speeds of up to 45 mph. ...

The Mechanism of the Trap Draw in Greyhound Racing

The starting position of a greyhound in a race is greatly influenced by the trap draw process. The number of dogs that compete in a greyhound race can vary based on the ...

Greyhound Racing in Ireland

Ireland hosts 17 racecourses dedicated to greyhound racing, slightly fewer than the 20 racecourses in the United Kingdom, despite the UK being almost four times larger in area. ...

Is racing enjoyable for greyhounds

Greyhounds have been observed to show significant excitement and eagerness for racing. However, there are additional factors that contribute to this behaviour, which will be ...

Dog Doping Scandal You Don’t Even Want to Believe In

In March 2023, the Scottish Animal Welfare Commission recommended against the creation of additional greyhound tracks in Scotland, citing animal welfare concerns. Will Dog ...

Different Greyhound Pace Styles

Greyhounds exhibit a variety of running styles that are clearly evident during the course of a race. Each individual dog has its own unique approach to sprinting, showcasing ...

Necessary Equipment for Greyhounds: Essential for Racing Success

Collars, muzzles, racing jackets, blankets, harnesses, and leashes—all this equipment is essential for racing greyhounds. While these dogs are capable of running and showing ...

Track conditions and how they influence races

The characteristics of greyhound racing tracks can differ substantially, and these differences can greatly influence the results of the races. Multiple factors like the track ...

What is the Greyhound Board of Great Britain, and how does it operate?

The Greyhound Board of Great Britain (GBGB) is the recognised authority overseeing licenced greyhound racing events throughout Great Britain. The jurisdiction does not cover ...