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Betting On Greyhound Racing In New Zealand

Betting On Greyhound Racing In New Zealand

As is generally the case in most regions, Greyhound Racing in New Zealand started out as owners allowing dogs to hunt down hares, who had started to make a right nuisance of themselves.  Hares were originally imported to New Zealand by Sir George Grey, who intended for them to act as hunting quarry.  The use of hunting quarry can be traced back to medieval times, whereby the innards of dead deer or hares were given to hunting dogs as a…

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Betting On Horse Racing In Australia

Betting On Horse Racing In Australia

Few people realise that Horse Racing in Australia is a spectator sport second only to Australian Football and Australian Rugby – thus standing third in line in overall popularity.  Apart from it being a grand sport in its own right, bets placed on horses during official races totalled in excess of 14.3 billion Australian Dollars during 2009/2010. With more than 360 official racecourses, Australia tops the international chart. A Question Of Effective Administration The Australian Racing Board is responsible for…

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