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News // Mon 25 Sep 2023

GBGB Celebrates Three Years of the Greyhound Retirement Scheme

~ Over 9,000 greyhounds successfully retired through the scheme ~ This month, GBGB is celebrating the three-year anniversary of the Greyhound Retirement Scheme (GRS) – a landmark welfare initiative launched in September 2020 which marked a step-change in GBGB’s commitment to greyhound homing.   Under the scheme, all owners of racing greyhounds must pay £200...
News // Wed 1 Mar 2023

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News // Thu 7 Sep 2023

Winners All Round at First-Ever National Greyhound Week

The first-ever National Greyhound Week drew to a close at the weekend with thrilling races at tracks including Romford, Hove and Pelaw Grange. Over the course of the week which began on Bank Holiday Monday, all licensed tracks held a special National Greyhound Week – Owners Bonus Series (NGW-OBS) event.  They also offered promotions and...
News // Mon 24 Jul 2023

GBGB Launches First-Ever National Greyhound Week

GBGB has today announced details of the inaugural National Greyhound Week (NGW) which will showcase the joy and excitement of greyhound racing.  Taking place between 28 August and 3 September 2023, the week will be dedicated to celebrating British greyhound racing – from the canine athletes at the heart of the sport to its people,...
News // Wed 15 Feb 2023

Stars of the sport celebrated at 2022 Greyhound of the Year Awards

GBGB would like to offer our thanks to all guests and sponsors of the 2022 Greyhound of the Year Awards, as we celebrated the standout achievements of our canine athletes and the hardworking individuals and teams behind the scenes.

News // Tue 13 Sep 2022

Regulatory Veterinary Surgeon Vacancies

The GBGB wishes to recruit a team of Regulatory Veterinary Surgeons to cover five geographical regions: the North (including Scotland), the Southeast (including London), the Southwest/West Midlands, the East Midlands/East Anglia, the Northwest/Northeast.

News // Wed 9 Nov 2022

New Full Year Approach as GBGB Publishes Open Race Calendar

The Greyhound Board of Great Britain (GBGB) has today published its Open Race calendar for 2023 featuring an exciting schedule of Category One events including new competitions. For the first time a full roadmap for the racing year ahead has been produced by the Open Race Planning Committee following an extensive review which set out...
News // Tue 27 Sep 2022

An Open Letter to the RSPCA, Dogs Trust and Blue Cross

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News // Fri 19 Mar 2021

GBGB Welfare Hotline

GBGB runs a Welfare Hotline for anyone concerned about the welfare of registered racing greyhounds to report information anonymously. The aim of the Hotline is to further uphold the welfare of licensed greyhounds and the integrity of the sport….


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