The Racing minister has announced today that the racing industry will receive $10.9 from the Point of Consumption Tax returns in prize money and infrastructure for the 2022 financial year for “grass roots racing” The allocation to Greyhounds will be $1.7million The QGBOTA fails to see how the inclusion of Class 1 events and the … More 2021 Prizemoney Increase
GOTBA Vic is currently calling for a further historic Day of Action 2.0 on Thursday 22 July 2021, with no nominations for Shepparton, Warrnambool, Warragul and Sandown that day. A call for action is on our website and is circulating at tracks. This is to be clear what we are fighting for. On 19 June 2021, … More Support for Victorian participants that GRV continue to ignore.
Today, 3 July 2021, there is no greyhound racing in Victoria. This has happened because owners, trainers and breeders, including you our members, spoke with one clear voice in response to a call for action. A remarkable message of collective dissatisfaction has been sent. We know that this has involved sacrifice and courage by you. Over … More Update from Victoria
Why is it that when Government becomes involved in business, costs invariably blow out, but desired results generally diminish? According to the QRIC annual report 2019-2020, the GAP was allotted over $900,000. Grace Grace (Racing Minister) proudly posted 150 adoptions have taken place in 2020/2021. $6000 per dog is hardly value for money when you … More QLD GAP?????
The QGBOTA would like to extend its congratulations to the Victorian Greyhound Racing Participants in coming together and working as a team to boycott Saturdays Race Meetings. The core of their issues can be summed up in the following two quotes. “What the participants want is to be a true partner in the industry deriving … More Without Action, Change will never occur.