Tag: Greyhound racing

Premier Greyhound Racing signs with UK’s retail betting leaders

Premier Greyhound Racing (PGR), the media rights business set up to supply greyhound racing coverage to the betting industry, has signed commercial deals with the UK’s four biggest retail betting operators.

The new partnerships will see PGR supply the retail operations of Entain’s Ladbrokes and Coral, William Hill, Paddy Power and Betfred.

The agreements will see the recently launched greyhound racing rights holder supply pictures from its British tracks to the operators’ shops from the start of 2024.

PGR, which is a joint venture between Arena Racing (ARC) and Entain, owns nine of the 20 licensed British greyhound tracks and the media rights for five independent tracks.

Mark Kingston, director of PGR, said: “As important as greyhound racing is to the betting industry as a whole, greyhounds have always been a fundamental part of the betting shop service. Signing up all major retail bookmakers to take the Premier Greyhound Racing service is therefore the biggest endorsement we could..

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GBGB hits out at “misguided” calls to ban greyhound racing in Britain

The Greyhound Board of Great Britain (GBGB) has criticised calls from three animal charities to ban all forms of greyhound racing in Britain, describing the approach as “ill-conceived” and “misguided”.

The chief executives of the RSPCA, Blue Cross and Dogs Trust issued a joint statement urging an end to greyhound racing as soon as possible, suggesting a phase-out over a period of five years to allow the racing industry and animal welfare organisations to plan and coordinate the care of dogs affected.

The charities said in some parts of the UK, such as in Wales where there is just one track, it is expected that the phase-out period needed would be significantly shorter and racing could end sooner.

Referencing data from the GBGB, the body governing licensed greyhound racing in Britain, the charities said over 2,000 greyhounds died and nearly 18,000 injuries were recorded from greyhound racing between 2018 and 2021, while more dogs were injured on independent tracks.

As such, the char..

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