Here we have put together a list of the top 10 blogs and websites about greyhounds and greyhound racing that we believe are the must-haves to stay up to date on all the latest greyhound news.
Starting off in the lead we have:
Description: The Greyhound Board of Great Britain’s main role is to keep the integrity and future prosperity of British greyhound racing as safe as possible, so within the future, it remains a sustainable and successful sport. They oversee 21 stadiums across the country, and make sure each greyhound race is run cleanly, fairly and humanely for everyone.
Frequency: 3-4 times a day
Social stats: 1.2k Facebook Fans, 7.1k Twitter Fans
Description: The Greyhound Star used to be in newspaper format, but switched to the internet in January of 2015. They have continued to provide high quality news coverage over the greyhound racing industry for over four decades now, and not only do they cover the latest greyhound news, but they also cover new industry jobs, greyhound related history and have a wide selection of different greyhound videos to watch.
Frequency: 3-4 posts a day
Social stats: 2.4k Facebook Fans, 2.5k Twitter Fans
Description: UK Dog Racing serves as a helpful online resource for the latest information, news and tips focused solely on the wonderful world of UK greyhound racing. On their site, you can find racecards, betting tips, free bets, fast results, today’s runners, major races, and full results.
Frequency: 8-9 times a month
Social stats: 2.3k Facebook Fans, 1.6k Twitter Fans
Description: Star Sports are the current sponsors of the English Greyhound Derby, after the owner, Ben Keith, found his love of UK horse racing events and continued to regularly sponsor races. They are the UK’s leading luxury book maker, and they have prominent racecourse betting pitches, as well as headline events of the year at places such as the Cheltenham Festival, Royal Ascot, Glorious Goodwood and Epsom’s Derby.
Social stats: 12.1k Twitter Fans
Description: Romford Greyhound Stadium provides a source of race results, latest news, as well as news about greyhound welfare and life after racing. Although they predominantly host greyhound racing, Romford stadium also briefly hosted cheetah racing back in 1937.
Social stats: 1k Facebook Fans, 4.4k Twitter Fans
Description: Timeform Greyhounds is a sports data and content provider, that offers the latest racing news, free bets, racing results, and a beginners guide to greyhound racing.
Frequency: 1-2 times daily
Social stats: 56k Facebook Fans, 1.2k Twitter Fans
Description: Greyhound Racing Ireland is a commercial semi-state body that is in charge of the control & development of the Greyhound industry in the ROI. Due to this they also make sure the industry is keeping up by posting multiple articles covering a wide range of news topics, this includes but is not limited to: UK News, International News, Track news & eventhe latest Hot Gossip from within the industry!
Frequency: Multiple posts each week
Social stats: 16k Facebook Fans, 3.1k Twitter Fans
Description: SIS (Sports Information Services) is the leading supplier of 24/7 betting services to retail & online operators worldwide. They help connect people to betting, whether it’s a horse race, a greyhound race or another sport you prefer, these guys have probably been involved at some point. They also provide news stories from around the world ona regular basis to make sure you keep up to date.
Frequency: 1-5 times a month
Social stats: 2.6k Twitter Fans
Description: Racing Post is a large news site that collates news stories from around the world. They cover all types of racing from greyhounds, the Grand National, Cheltenham Festival and many more. They also have a Digital Newspaper you can sign up to read along with an App you can use to place bets. This is an all round great site to keep up with all things Racing!
Social stats: 190k Facebook Fans, 238.8k Twitter Fans
Now we have gone over 9 of the best Greyhound websites & blogs that we feel you should be following, each one of these provides a different angle for you so make sure to keep up with them all!
Also, we haven’t forgotten that we mentioned it was the ‘Top 10’, you guessed it, the final website on this list is ours! Towcester Racecourse is running regular Greyhound races right now with more to come in the future. We also plan to post regular news & articles on our blog page to ensure you don’t miss out on anything important going on, we hope to see you again soon!