Dogs like Pepper bring flavour to Linda’s life

Ask greyhound trainer Linda Britton about the standout animals in her life and she doesn’t mention her greatest champion but one with a big personality who loved attention. The renowned trainer’s most famous greyhound is Paradise Street, who won the Group 2 National Distance Championship at Cannington in 1998 and remained WA’s only winner in […]

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Retired racing animals are a life’s work for Mara

Work and leisure are two different things for most people but for Mara Coombes life merges with livelihood. At work, she is Racing and Wagering Western Australia’s Off the Track WA Marketing Coordinator, supporting racehorses in finding new homes and purpose when they retire. At home, her family includes an off the track thoroughbred, an […]

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Animal welfare central to review of State’s greyhound racetracks

The State’s three greyhound tracks are being upgraded to ensure they deliver the best levels of care for racing greyhounds following a review by the University of Technology Sydney (UTS). As part of its commitment to provide the highest animal welfare standards, Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) commissioned the UTS review, to assess the […]

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How the boy who didn’t have a dog became a top trainer

There were no pets in Paul Stuart’s home as a kid but he always wanted a dog. Now he always has at least a dozen as a leading greyhound breeder, trainer and owner. At 16, Paul got his chance to spend time with animals through the work experience program at school. “I used to watch […]

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University of Technology Sydney Review of WA Greyhound Tracks

Racing and Wagering Western Australia (RWWA) understands that the community expects that racing greyhounds are afforded with the best levels of care, during all stages of their lives – an expectation that we as the State’s Principal Racing Authority also share. As part of this continuous effort to ensure the highest level of welfare is […]

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