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2014-02-18 16:23:29

American Greyhound Council offers fact-finding assistance to racing regulators ABILENE, Kan., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, February 16, several Florida media outlets carried stories about greyhound deaths at Florida tracks. Greyhound tracks and kennel operators take their greyhound welfare obligations very seriously. When greyhound fatalities are reported, no one is more concerned than the people who work with those dogs every day. The American Greyhound Council (AGC)...

Cheetah vs. Greyhound: Which One Is Faster?
2012-06-22 07:27:08

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com With Cheetahs going from 0 to 60 mph in around three seconds, they can easily outpace last year´s Ford Mustang, but just what propels the world´s quickest land animal to record rates? That´s what a team of UK and South African researchers set out to find out in comparing them to greyhounds, according to their report in the latest edition of The Journal of Experimental Biology. “Cheetahs and greyhounds are known to use a rotary gallop...

2010-04-06 14:42:00

ROCHESTER, Wash., April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Named for the spellbinding nature of the talented dancers who will perform here every Friday and Saturday night, Lucky Eagle Casino's Mystique at Main Street promises to be southwest Washington's next "hot thing" for locals and tourists alike. An exciting new nightspot located in the casino's Main Street Bar, Mystique will combine Blackjack, great music and beautiful women to create a memorable experience. The club is modeled after similar...

2009-08-22 13:51:00

ATMORE, Ala., Aug. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- PCI Gaming Authority, a wholly owned entity of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, today announced that it will make a substantial investment in two pari-mutuel greyhound tracks. PCI will invest in Mobile Greyhound Park located in Theodore, AL and Pensacola Greyhound Track located in Pensacola, FL. The transaction is pending final approval by the respective regulatory bodies governing the two race tracks. Both Mobile Greyhound Park and Pensacola...

2009-04-16 09:56:00

DVD AND RELATED DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST TALLAHASSEE, Fla., April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following press release was issued today by GREY2K USA: WHO: Christine Dorchak, President, GREY2K USA GREY2K USA National Board of Directors Rescued Greyhounds "Scooby" and "Molly" EVENT: Greyhound protection group releases never-before-seen footage of two fatal greyhound injuries that occurred at Florida dog tracks in November 2008 and calls on lawmakers to oppose measures that...

2009-03-18 13:46:53

The historic Hialeah Park horse racing venue has been given has a new racing permit, The Miami Herald reported. The permit was approved Wednesday by Florida gaming regulators. When it reopens, the national historic landmark will be allowed to host quarter horse races that resemble a quick sprint. The permit was approved with Florida's real estate market in shambles, but gambling is on the rise, and prevents the 220-acre landscaped facility from being demolished, the report said. It's just a...

2008-11-25 13:12:12

Investigators have determined a freak accident caused the electrocution of a greyhound at a Florida dog track. The Orlando (Fla.) Sentinel said Tuesday that state investigators ruled the greyhound's death to be an accident that occurred when the dog was bumped during a race, slid under the inside rail and came into contact with the electrical source that powers the target the dogs chase. General Manager Mark Loewe told the newspaper that workers at the Sanford Orlando Kennel Club couldn't...

2008-10-30 09:00:18

DALLAS, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Approximately two million youth run away from home and try to make it on the streets every year. During National Runaway Prevention Month in November, Greyhound is renewing its commitment to help at-risk youth find their way home by launching two new elements of the company's successful "Home Free" program: a new public service announcement (PSA) and Home Free kits. This year, Greyhound partnered with the National Runaway Switchboard (NRS) and The Ludacris...


Latest Greyhound racing Reference Libraries

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2008-06-08 15:53:29

The Rampur Greyhound is a sighthound native to the Rampur region of Northern India. It was used by the Maharajas for jackal control, as well as for hunting lions, tigers, leopards, panthers, and wild boar. Combining blood lines from the Tazi "“ an Afghan breed, and the English Greyhound, his Royal Highness Ahmed Ali Khan Bahadur bred the Rampur Greyhound. The breed appears similar to the Tazi, and has a similar character, but gets its speed from the English Greyhound. It is built for...

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2008-05-24 23:09:54

The Greyhound is a coursing and racing breed which may have originated in Egypt over 6,000 years ago. The breed's aerodynamic build and long legs make it the fastest dog on record. It can reach speeds of 45 miles per hour in only 3 strides. The breed was historically used for hunting in the open using their keen eyesight. They were once kept for sport by royalty in England. The name Greyhound means "fair dog". Until the 1920s, Greyhounds were bred and trained primarily for coursing. The...

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