Greyhound racing
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A greyhound racing aims of racing dogs of the 10th canine group called greyhounds. These dogs pursue a hare or artificial rabbit on a circuit. There are two types of greyhound racing: the first, called racetrack or racing, is a … Read More

Greyhound racing today
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Today greyhound racing continues in many countries around the world. The main greyhound racing and gambling countries are: Australia Ireland United Kingdom United States In the United States there are greyhound tracks in the following 15 states Alabama Arizona Arkansas … Read More

History of greyhound racing
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Modern greyhound racing has its origins in coursing. The first recorded attempt at racing greyhounds on a straight track was made beside the Welsh Harp reservoir, Hendon in 1876, but this experiment did not develop. The sport emerged in its … Read More

Greyhound racing
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Photo finish of a greyhound race in Tampa, Florida, USA on February 9, 1939. Greyhound racing is the sport of racing greyhounds. The dogs chase a lure (an artificial hare or rabbit) on a track until they arrive at the … Read More

Gambling on horse races
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Tokyo Racecourse in Tokyo, Japan. One of the most widespread forms of gambling involves betting on horse races, most commonly on races between thoroughbreds or between standardbreds. Wagering may take place through parimutuel pools; or bookmakers may take bets personally. … Read More

Parimutuel betting
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(from the French language: pari mutuel, mutual betting) is a betting system in which all bets of a particular type are placed together in a pool; taxes and a house take are removed, and payoff odds are calculated by sharing … Read More