Friday, 20 November 2020 16:54

GCV Community Sweep - TAB Melbourne Cup

TAB Melbourne Cup GCV Community Club Sweep Fri 20 Nov 2020  We have selected 64 Community and Sporting groups from all over the State, with each getting a runner in tonight’s heats of the TAB Melbourne Cup We have encouraged Clubs to get behind their dog on social media The…
Friday, 13 November 2020 21:08

Today we give Dennis the thumbs up!

Today we give Dennis the thumbs up! Today Dennis Brooks who started at the Warrnambool Greyhound Club 27 years ago has decided to hang up his mop.  Dennis started in 1993 as a cleaner at the Club, after being a local concreter for many years.  Retiring for Dennis was a tough…
Tuesday, 27 October 2020 10:13

Tony Mitchell - loves a challenge

Tony Mitchell - Club Manager  Tony was born and lived in the Outer Eastern suburbs of Melbourne, where he played football and cricket both locally and had a short, but not so glorious short career with Essendon under 19’s. Tony has now spent the past 25 years in football administration…
Friday, 02 October 2020 17:48

Q&A with CEO Brett Jones

Q&A with Brett Jones, GCV CEO    Q. When was GCV formed? A. GCV was formed and as an incorporated association in  July 2017.   Q. Why is it important for the clubs to have an overarching body separate to GRV? A. It is extremely important that the Clubs to…
Wednesday, 30 September 2020 16:18

Troy Harley - dogs, horses and media

Troy Harley, our Bendigo Club Manager, was born and raised in Maitland, in the Hunter Valley of NSW. His love for the racing industry started in high school, working at race meetings in all three codes. When it was time to leave school, Troy continued his passion for racing, taking…
Sunday, 30 August 2020 16:46

Rod Ward - where his greyhound days began

Meet our Ballarat Club Manager - Rod Ward We all know that football and greyhound racing are a great match, nobody understands that better than our Ballarat club manager Rod Ward. Rod grew up in Queenscliff and Wedderburn but spent most of my life in Bacchus Marsh.  With his father…
Friday, 14 August 2020 18:27

The Assistant Track Curator - Healesville

Assistant Track Curator - Healesville   Assistant Track Curator - Full time Healesville Greyhound Association  About the business The Healesville Greyhound Association conducts three race meets per week (140+ per year) and one mid-week trial session. The facility is situated in the Healesville Sporting Complex on Don Road, Healesville in the…
Thursday, 13 August 2020 18:40

Track & Facilities Manager - Ballarat

The Ballarat Greyhound Racing Club is a very successful and highly patronaged venue that is one of highest raced and trialled venue in the Victorian greyhound racing industry. The Ballarat venue is centrally located and races a minimum of twice a week, with trials 4 days per week.We are seeking…
Monday, 03 August 2020 16:15

Racing to continue

Racing to continue Monday, 3 August, 2020, by Greyhound Racing Victoria    The Premier has confirmed that greyhound racing can continue at this time because of the very low-level risk it poses in spreading Covid19 in our workplace. This evaluation is based on data and is because of the strong protocols…
Manager Profile Peter Johnston Peter Johnston grew up in Bairnsdale and attended Gippsland Grammar in Sale. Pete started in hotel management when he left school but went back to university to study farm management and wool classing, his vocation for 12 years.  Peter, his wife Sue and 3 daughters moved…
Victoria’s racing program will be boosted from 23 to 26 meetings a week from now until July 2021, GRV CEO Alan Clayton announced today. “We will put on three extra race meetings a week funded from additional monies added to the existing prizemoney pool,” Mr Clayton said. “This means that…
Monday, 27 July 2020 11:29

Extra race meetings and free trials

GRV CEO Alan Clayton & Greyhound Clubs Victoria Chairman Adrian Scott joined RSN’s Racing Central to discuss two significant announcements this morning. The number of weekly race meetings on the Victorian greyhound calendar is set to climb from 23 to 26, for the purpose of growing revenue and creating jobs,…
Monday, 20 July 2020 19:47

Sale greyhound Club - a great yarn

A great stroy from Neil Brown Without any doubt the greatest greyhound to come from Sale is the mighty Temlee. Not only a racetrack superstar, the brindle powerhouse was to rewrite the record books in a stunning stud career, with a contribution that places him close to the best of…
Monday, 20 July 2020 14:43

It’s a dog’s life

Throughout this global pandemic, our dogs have remained our priority. We have kept our promise to man's best friend, and ensured they continue to do what they love, and that is run. Every step of the way, our trainers and our dogs have been there for each other, whether it’s…
Wednesday, 01 July 2020 20:09

GRV Monthly feature - Healesville

Meet our first lady of Greyhounds in Victoria.  Cynthia gained her Owner /Trainer/ Public Trainer and Breeder licence in 1975 and has been a driving force in the industry ever since.  Read the full article and history of the Healesville Greyhound track https://gcv.org.au/locations/healesville
Oh Mickey Sets Time Standard for Brisbane Cup  By Adam Dobbin Greyhound Recorder Website LOCAL superstar Oh Mickey has set the time-standard for next Thursday night’s Group 1 Sky Racing Brisbane Cup (520m) with a rampaging 29.45 heat victory at Albion Park on Thursday night.    But snapping at the…
A great update on our Warrnambool Club in GRV monthly  read the full history of the club  https://gcv.org.au/locations/warrnambool  
  Media Release - 8th May 2020 Flagship events return and stakes boost for Bendigo Cup    An unexpected bonus for participants and the Bendigo club as traditional Easter feature races, the Gold Rush Maiden and Stayers Cup return to the program as well as the 2020 Bendigo Cup reaching…
Tuesday, 05 May 2020 21:12

Greyhound Monthly - Horsham feature

This months Greyhound Monthly has a great feature on the Horsham Greyhound Club and Manger Justin Brilliant  To read the full story https://gcv.org.au/locations/horsham
Racing leads way during extraordinary times PETER GLEESON AS COVID-19’s insidious tentacles impinge upon every facet of our lives, killing people and costing jobs, there is one shining example of an industry that has beaten the odds to continue and even flourish during these extraordinary times. Racing has not only…
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