Monthly Archives: April 2011

Greyhounds score victory in the Florida Senate

April 29, 2011 The Florida Senate approved the bill to remove the requirement that dog tracks offer live racing in order to keep their licenses. The vote on SB 1594 was a strong 25-14! Once the bill is reconciled with its House counterpart, it … Continue reading

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Injuries Still Too Many at Wheeling Greyhound Track

Monday April 25, 2011 Injuries on decline at Wheeling track by Zack Harold Daily Mail staff Charleston Daily Mail    Greyhound injuries at Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack have decreased after a mid-year spike in 2010 led to a $400,000 track overhaul, … Continue reading

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It is now or never for Florida Greyhounds

Send e-mails to Florida State Senators to vote for the bill. Lawmakers in the Sunshine State are now considering two bills (Senate Bill 1594 and House Bill 1145) to decouple greyhound racing from other forms of gambling. If these bills … Continue reading

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Greyhound Racing again in Abilene, Kansas? Noway!

Greyhounds Arrive in Abilene, Kansas Abilene Reflector-Chronicle April 16, 2011   It’s not as obvious as it once was. Years ago a dozen or more new shiny dog trucks parked at gas stations and restaurants signaled that greyhound week was … Continue reading

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Barry, England – Supporting Greyhounds

Supporting greyhounds 7:10am Thursday 14th April 2011Penarth Times   AS an international greyhound protection organisation, we would like to congratulate Sue Thomas for organising her latest money raising event to help ex-racing dogs (Penarth Times, March 31). Sadly, despite the … Continue reading

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State (Florida) might relax laws on greyhound racing tracks

State might relax laws on greyhound racing tracks Florida Times Union No plans to end racing at Orange Park, though legislation might soon allow it. Posted: April 14, 2011 – 1:36am   By Matt Dixon TALLAHASSEE — Some Florida greyhound racing … Continue reading

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ACTION ALERT: Time Running Out to Free 1,000s of Greyhounds in Florida!

ACTION ALERT: Time Running Out to Free 1,000s of Greyhounds in Florida! by ASPCA on Friday, April 8, 2011 at 11:28am     We are very close to winning passage of legislation in Tallahassee to significantly reduce Greyhound dog racing … Continue reading

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