Greyhound Racing

Queensland officials have instigated a new streamlining of licences for the racing industry.

The Victorian Government has announced that all Wagering Service Providers will be required to pay a Point of Consumption Tax of 8% of the net wagering revenue derived from Victorian residents from all forms of wagering.

High-profile police officer Mark Ainsworth has been appointed the first Deputy Commissioner of the Queensland Racing Integrity Commission.

A big money bonus system as part of a three codes sponsorship is expected to boost numbers at the central and northern Queensland race carnivals.

Protecting our brand reputation as a sport that operates with integrity and fairness through a commitment to prohibited substances-free racing.

The Queensland government has announced a $12 million injection of prize money into the three racing codes.

Experienced police officer Tracey Pelling has been announced as the new boss of the integrity unit at the Queensland Racing Integrity Commission.

The LNP will make sweeping changes to the Racing Queensland structure and inject a large amount of money into the three codes if it wins the state election.

Racing Victoria has appointed Tim Robinson as its acting head of integrity services.

Barrier one is the shortest way home and co-trainer Wayne Hawkes is hoping it will prove beneficial for Showtime in the Group One Caulfield Guineas.

The Queensland Racing Integrity Commission has warned participants in all three racing codes they face hefty bans if found guilty of match fixing.

Senior thoroughbred steward Ian Brown will act as chief steward for Queensland’s harness racing industry until there is a full time appointment.

The passing late last week of Gold Coast resident, Sam Zammit, at the age of 82, has seen several emails arrive on the Justracing desk asking where to find the story that was penned by former Justracing website owner Phil Purser on the man who etched his name into Queensland Greyhound racing history.

The fight against banned substances in Victoria’s racing industry has been boosted with an investment in new equipment for testing.

Way back when Archer won the first two Melbourne Cups, that was 1861 & 1862, racing in Australia was very different. There wasn’t any clear differentiation between stayers and sprinters.

Racing Queensland has announced a 9.8 per cent rise in wagering on the three codes in Queensland which has highlighted the importance of Eagle Farm racetrack.

Queensland Racing Integrity Commission boss Ross Barnett says the commission had proved its worth in its first year of operation.

With the hype starting to build around the Everest Luke Murrell runs his eye over those horses in the market for the $10 million race part 1.

Big Richie looks at Sky Racing, good rides and bad rides plus I think it is time for 1 of his mates to give up the punt…. Richie plzzz

Luke Murrell’s thoughts on the TAB merger and the Racing NSW betfair decision. Luke also previews Randwick race 6 where he thinks we have some profit tomorrow.

Luke missed last week so is 11 from 18 in the free Friday previews. He has 1 of his own as a suggested bet this week end. Is he on the mark or looking through his owners eye?

Racing Queensland is hoping its new winter carnival campaign will attract a more diverse supporter base.

Our resident greyhound expert the Guru provides the first of his Saturday night previews.

Luke got it correct again last Friday so is 11 from 17 in the free Friday night previews. Tomorrow he looks at The Percy Sykes. Can he get you some cash again tomorrow?

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03/08/16 When one thoroughbred racing season ended and another started last Monday there was understandably a plethora of positive press about all the warm and fuzzy stories surrounding which respective …

28/06/16 The course proper at Eagle Farm last Saturday has come in for plenty of criticism both on the day and subsequently, but there were other sad aspects of the …

20/06/16 Last Saturday’s Ipswich Turf Club meeting showed yet again that Justracing is simply light years ahead of all the passive and patronizing mainstream media crew. For nearly 12 months …

24/03/16 Of all the aspects of racing there are two that never cease to amaze me. The first one is advertising via race names. What a total waste of money …

10/03/16 In Part 1 of this two part story yesterday I looked at how TABs and racing administrators are pretty much useless at coming up with new and innovative racing …