Members and participants, As you will be aware, with the recent welcomed announcement of our new track, the expected antics from issue motivated groups opposed to racing has been initiated. As the track gains construction momentum this will continue to increase. The QGBOTA has been in discussion with RQ’s various departments to find the best … More Feb 2020 from the President
Retired Trainers know there is one fix for every dog. Current trainers are learning that there are different styles for each dog and new trainers can be overwhelmed at the seemingly unlimited choices available. When success is written with humble words, the list can be endless.
As owners and trainers we are aware that any anaesthetic drug for the Greyhound breed comes with its own set of risks. It is common to either have a personal experience, or a second hand experience, of side effects to any surgery. Without explanation your Greyhound may be slower to recover, and is groggy for … More Preventing adverse reactions in Dogs
Racing Queensland have extended the consultation on current policies on registration of training facilities and the local rules that relate to them. The new closure date is Jan 24th, 2020. What facilities does this effect? The proposed rules are clear that a training facility is anything that is used for Breaking in Pre-training Training, or … More QLD Rule changes and training your Dog
Racing Queensland have released documents for comment by Participants. The policy is on Training Facilities and references public facilities and has the following definition. A training track is any track where any of the following activities are undertaken in respect of greyhounds: (a) breaking in; (b) pre-training; (c) training; or (d) trialling The proposed changes to … More QLD Rule Changes and Training requirements