Ray might be new to the General Managers seat at the Geelong Greyhound Racing Club, but certainly not new to the industry. In the late 80s Rays parents bought four pups from Stephen Kavanagh in NSW, and shall we say the rest is history. After completing High School, he studied Biological…
They say “all good things must come to an end” and that is unfortunately the case, with one of the Sale and District Greyhound Racing Clubs most loyal servants in Geoff Brown.“Brownie” as he is affectionately known within the industry first walked out onto the Sale track in 1980 (about…
Of course when you ask a 15 year old to take a family photo it’s a selfie – meet the Delbridge family, Mark, Lisa and Myles, while they were on a well-earned mini break to Tasmania.2020 has been successful for Mark, winning Bendigo’s Trainer of the Year with 288 starts…
Thursday, 03 December 2020 13:35

Track Curator at Ballarat Greyhound Racing Club

Track Curator Role at the Ballarat Greyhound Racing Club Full Time with flexible hours. The Ballarat Greyhound Racing Club is a very successful and highly patronaged venue that is one of highest raced and trialled venues in the Victorian greyhound racing industry. The Ballarat venue is centrally located and races…
Eight regional Victorian community clubs have all added to their clubs fundraising efforts with a share in $10,000 from the Greyhound Clubs Victoria (GCV) TAB Melbourne Cup Community Sweep last Friday at  Sandown Park. This state-wide initiative involved all 11 regional Victorian greyhound clubs. GRV, Sandown GRC and GCV came…
Adrian was born in Mirboo North in Gippsland where he lived until late primary school years, when he, his parents and four sisters moved to Boronia.  On completion of secondary school Adrian decided to join VictoriaPolice Force, commencing in the Police Academy in June 1979.  He remainedin the force for…
Monday, 30 November 2020 15:24

Ashley Baker CEO - MGRA

Ash is a long way from home, born and raised in Cairns in Far North Queensland, attending the Cairns greyhound track every Thursday night.  Racing is in his blood.  Ash studied a Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Southern Queensland, majoring in economics, and in 2007 moved to Melbourne…
Greyhound Clubs Victoria, in conjunction with Greyhound Racing Victoria and the Sandown Greyhound Racing Club, has announced a state-wide community sports clubs’ sweep for the next week’s running of the TAB Melbourne Cup at Sandown Park. The TAB Melbourne Cup is considered the world’s greatest greyhound race, attracting premier greyhounds…
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,…
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