Corporate Updates


The Economic and Financial Significance of the Irish Greyhound Industry

IGB

The Economic and Financial Significance of the Irish Greyhound Industry


The IGB Strategic Plan 2018 to 2022

IGB

The IGB Strategic Plan 2018 to 2022


Offer for Harold’s Cross Stadium Confirmed

On 2 May 2017, the IGB received an offer for Harold’s Cross Stadium comprising circa. six acres of land.


Statement from the Irish Greyhound Board

The vote of “no confidence” in the Board of the Irish Greyhound Board passed at a GOBA organised meeting on Sunday last hardly came as a surprise to the directors themselves. They understand better than anyone that the orchestrated narrative around the current issues within the greyhound industry can be stripped down to a


Review of policy regarding metabolite of Pentobarbitone in racing greyhounds

The Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) has decided that the finding of Pentobarbitone metabolite, in the absence of the parent drug, will no longer constitute the basis for an “adverse analytical finding”. The decision follows a scientific and analytical review.


Irish Greyhound Board releases 2016 Interim Statement

‘The legacy debt burden is still severe’


IGB Response

The Irish Greyhound Board wishes to respond to a number of aspects of the Prime Time programme on the industry broadcast last night


History Was Made today at Kingdom Greyhound Stadium

History was made this morning (Saturday 4th March 2017) at The Kingdom Greyhound Stadium, Tralee with the first ever morning SIS broadcast from an Irish track to betting shops across the UK and Ireland.


Major Upgrading of Irish Greyhound Board’s Laboratory Infrastructure

The Irish Greyhound Board’s programme to enhance integrity in the sport has been significantly strengthened through a major upgrading of its laboratory testing infrastructure.


SIS and the Irish Greyhound board add Tralee fixture

SIS, a trusted partner to the retail and online betting markets, and the Irish Greyhound Board have announced an additional fixture to be broadcast during Saturday mornings from Tralee greyhound stadium.


The Irish Greyhound Board has ruled out any further track closures as a means to achieve recovery in the industry

IGB chairman, Phil Meaney, said the Board believed the national footprint of the industry was one of its great strengths.


2015 Bord na gCon Annual Report

The Irish Greyhound Board today published its consolidated accounts “Bord na gCon 2015 Annual Report” and has filed the subsidiary stadium accounts with the Companies Registration Office.


IGB Clarifies status of Racing in Shelbourne Park on February 17th and 18th

Due to the interruption of racing at Shelbourne Park stadium on Friday 17th of February and Saturday 18th of February.


IGB Confirms Closure of Harold’s Cross Greyhound Stadium

The Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) today confirmed the closure of Harold’s Cross Greyhound Stadium with immediate effect.


Statement issued by the Irish Greyhound Board 9th Feb 2017

The Irish Greyhound Board has deferred the Annual Irish Greyhound Awards which were scheduled to be held at Shelbourne Park Stadium on Saturday night (February 11th) and has cancelled the racing programme at the Stadium on the same night.


SHELBOURNE SATURDAY FEBRUARY 4th MEETING CANCELLED

Dr. Sean Brady, Chief Executive of the Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) has today (Friday February 3) cancelled a race meeting scheduled for Saturday night (February 4) at Shelbourne Park Greyhound Stadium due to a planned picket.


DR SEAN BRADY NAMED AS NEW INTERIM CEO

The Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) has announced the appointment of high profile businessman, Dr. Sean Brady, as its Interim Chief Executive, effective from early January.


Chairman’s Christmas Message 2016

As always, I welcome the opportunity to extend Christmas Greetings to all involved in the greyhound industry.


Statement Issued by the Irish Greyhound Board

Since Tuesday of this week, RTE ’s Drivetime programme has broadcast what it promoted as an “investigation” into the greyhound industry.


REGULATORY NOTICE TO OWNERS & TRAINERS RE: RETURN OF GREYHOUNDS FROM UK

The following procedures, concerning the return of greyhounds from the U.K., have been approved by Bord na gCon


Press Release: Regulatory Reform- 10 August 2016

In August 2015, Bord na gCon launched phase 2 of its Public Consultation for Regulatory Reform following on from Phase 1 (December 2014) which recognised the importance of implementing the highest standards in integrity and compliance controls in all aspects of its regulatory structure and resulted in significant changes to secondary legislation regarding anti-doping and disciplinary procedures.


Morris Review of Anti Doping and Medication Control in Ireland

Bord na gCon publishes Anti-Doping and Medication Control Programme arising from Morris Review of Anti Doping and Medication Control in Ireland


WELFARE UPDATE ON RECENT MACAU QUERIES

Bord na gCon is aware of the location of all twenty four greyhounds which were to be privately exported to Macau in May.


SIS strengthens greyhound proposition with exclusive Irish Greyhound Board agreement

DATE – SIS has confirmed its status as the premier supplier of data and services for UK and Irish greyhound racing, with an exclusive five-year deal with the Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) to collect and distribute greyhound racing content to online and retail betting operators.


Bord na gCon notes the decision taken in New South Wales with regard to greyhound racing

Bord na gCon condemns any practice of the type outlined in the New South Wales report. Bord na gCon is committed to ensuring that its regulatory and welfare controls are fit for purpose and protect the welfare of greyhounds. Compliance with the 2011 Welfare of Greyhounds Act is a requirement for all those in the industry.


NOTICE TO OWNERS AND TRAINERS

Microchipping of Dogs Regulations 2015


Let’s Get Racing 2016 launched in Shelbourne Park

New Initiative to encourage new Greyhound Ownership in Ireland


Joint Statement on Greyhound Exports

JOINT STATEMENT ON GREYHOUND EXPORTS - 27th May 2016


Growing interest in the weekly Bitch Stakes

The IGB is delighted to see growing interest in the weekly Bitch Stakes.


Statement regarding export controls for greyhounds

Statement regarding export controls for greyhounds


INCREASES IN PRIZE MONEY ACROSS THE BOARD

IGB ANNOUNCES €950,000 INCREASES ACROSS THE BOARD


Chairman of Bord na gCon welcomes new appointment to the Board

CHAIRMAN OF BORD NA GCON WELCOMES NEW APPOINTMENT TO THE BOARD


The Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) wish to issue guidance to all Industry Participants on the risks of feeding meat to all Racing Greyhounds

The Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) wish to issue guidance to all Industry Participants on the risks of feeding meat to all Racing Greyhounds


“THE MIDAS TOUCH” - GOLD STANDARDS SET FOR DRUGS ACTION GROUP ACROSS HORSE AND GREYHOUND SPORTS

“THE MIDAS TOUCH”…GOLD STANDARDS SET FOR DRUGS ACTION GROUP ACROSS HORSE AND GREYHOUND SPORTS…


The Irish Greyhound Board has published the Classic & Feature Events Calendar for 2016.

The Irish Greyhound Board has published the Classic & Feature Events Calendar for 2016.


Irish Greyhound Board Strengthens Compliance Powers

The Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) has announced a major strengthening of its regulatory controls to enhance integrity in racing.


IGB Regulatory Notice To Owners & Trainers

IGB Regulatory Notice To Owners & Trainers


Dundalk Dual Race Day

12th July Dual Race Day and Ladies Day 2015 at Dundalk Stadium


EU TRAVEL & PET PASSPORT EVENTS

EU TRAVEL & PET PASSPORT EVENTS - Fri May 22nd & Wed May 27th 2015


Stolen or Missing Greyhounds

Stolen or Missing Greyhounds


New policy on the feeding of Animal By-Products (ABP) to dogs including greyhounds

New policy on the feeding of Animal By-Products (ABP) to dogs including greyhounds


Microchipping Legislation 2015

Implementation information regarding the Microchipping Legislation 2015


IGB Website Upgrade

IGB Website Upgrade


A Consultation on Proposed Regulatory Reform

A Consultation on Proposed Regulatory Reform


Phil Meaney Christmas Address

Phil Meaney Christmas Address


PRESS RELEASE – Analytical Samples forwarded to the Independent Control Committee

Analytical Samples forwarded to the Independent Control Committee


Transporter Obligations

Animal Welfare and Transport Regulations


Regulatory Announcement

Bord na gCon Regulatory Announcement Regarding Prohibited Substances


Regulatory Notice to Owners & Trainers

Regulatory Notice to Owners & Trainers


NEW IRISH GREYHOUND BOARD COMPLAINTS POLICY & PROCEDURE

NEW IRISH GREYHOUND BOARD COMPLAINTS POLICY & PROCEDURE


Indecon Report

Statement Issued by Bord na gCon