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Greyhound of the Year Awards 14th February 2021 at 6pm

This year, the stars of 2020 will be recognised at a unique and exceptional virtual awards ceremony hosted by Darrell Williams and Jonathan Hobbs.

The evening is set to celebrate 2020’s leading canine athletes across each of the different racing disciplines, together with the best of British breeding. The awards will also be an opportunity to honour the incredible people behind our sport including owners, trainers and kennelhands.

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News // Wed 10 Feb 2021

Register now for the Greyhound of the Year Awards!

On Sunday 14 February, GBGB will host its annual Greyhound of the Year Awards. This year, the stars of 2020 will be recognised at a unique and exceptional virtual awards ceremony hosted by Darrell Williams and Jonathan Hobbs. The evening is set to celebrate 2020’s leading canine athletes across each of the different racing disciplines,...
News // Tue 19 Jan 2021

GBGB Awards 2020 Nominations Announced

The votes of the Greyhound Writers’ Association have been counted and the contenders for the eight 2020 open race greyhound category awards are as follows: Star Sports Bitch of the Year 2020: Aayamza Royale, Queen JessieJ, Smallmead GBGB British Bred Greyhound of the Year 2020: Elderberry Sky, Queen Dolly, Queen JessieJ Colossus Bets Hurdler of...
News // Tue 19 Jan 2021

Gerwyn Price becomes a Greyhound Ambassador

GBGB is pleased to announce the appointment of World Darts Champion Gerwyn Price as a Greyhound Ambassador…

News // Thu 7 Jan 2021

GBGB Maintains UKAS Accreditation

Following audits by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) during 2020, GBGB is pleased to announce that it has successfully maintained its UKAS accredited status…

News // Sun 20 Dec 2020

GBGB Statement on New Tier 4 Restrictions

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on Saturday 19 December, GBGB has studied the latest government advice on areas that have now entered Tier 4 restrictions and remain confident that racing behind closed doors can continue at those tracks affected by the higher restrictions. This will also include, for now, Open Racing. Commenting on the latest...
News // Thu 8 Oct 2020

A Homing Centre’s Blog: “The GRS is the best thing to have happened to the sport”

In this blog we hear from Kev, one half of the homing duo running Seaside Greyhounds Homing Centre…

News // Tue 1 Sep 2020

Successful First Day for GBGB’s Greyhound Retirement Scheme 

Four recent retirees are off to Greyhound Trust Hall Green after being the first to register with the GRS.

News // Wed 20 May 2020

Caring for the Stars in our Sport: GBGB Releases New Short Film

GBGB has launched a new short film which showcases the care greyhounds receive from trainers and kennel staff at their residential kennels.

News // Fri 15 May 2020

Greyhound Racing Returning to Towcester

Exciting news for greyhound fans across the country as GBGB awards new licence to Kevin Boothby for Towcester Racecourse.

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Reaching the Gold Standard: Trainers’ Kennels to be part of GBGB’s UKAS Accreditation 

New Code of Practice brings together guidelines on greyhound welfare from across the sport for the very first time  The British greyhound industry has taken another step forward in cementing its place as amongst the best in the world for greyhound welfare. From this month, all residential kennels will be externally audited to ensure they...

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