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Tucson Greyhound Park

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CORRECTION: A provision to preempt local laws on horse and dog racing, in the original Senate text, was removed from a  racing omnibus bill by the House before it was sent to Gov. Jan Brewer who signed the measure on Monday.

May 06, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Bill could end live greyhound racing in Tucson without closing track

Bill could end live greyhound racing in Tucson without closing track

Live dog racing could come to an end in Southern Arizona without Tucson Greyhound Park shuttering its doors.

March 29, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Dog electrocuted during Tucson Greyhound Park race, city official says

A dog was electrocuted Friday night while racing at Tucson Greyhound Park and a city councilman said it’s the second such death in a month.

March 08, 2014 6:03 pmLoading…

South Tucson backs off on steroid ban for Greyhounds

South Tucson no longer will enforce a ban on administering steroids to greyhounds.

November 18, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Bill would let Tucson dog park stop racing, continue off-track betting

Bill would let Tucson dog park stop racing, continue off-track betting

Greyhounds race at Tucson Greyhound Park. A bill would allow the track to operate off-tracking betting without running live races.

January 29, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Bill would let Tucson dog park stop racing, continue off-track betting

Bill would let Tucson dog park stop racing, continue off-track betting

Tucson Greyhound Park could end all live racing at the track and still keep its doors open if a proposed change in state law makes its way through the Legislature.

January 29, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Greyhound park cuts back to four days

Saying restrictive new laws are hurting business, Tucson Greyhound Park will reduce its racing schedule from six days a week to four.

January 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Greyhound Park to stop accepting female dogs

After weeks of public scrutiny, the Tucson Greyhound Park won't be injecting female dogs with steroids any more.

September 19, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Track has never had any dogs licensed

Despite housing more than 700 dogs, Tucson Greyhound Park hasn't licensed any of them in 60 years. County records show there are only three licensed greyhounds listed in South Tucson, where the track is located.

September 17, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
City bans dog steroid injections as way to thwart greyhound track

City bans dog steroid injections as way to thwart greyhound track

Tucson Greyhound Park will have to find a new municipality where it can inject steroids into its dogs. The Tucson City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to ban the practice within city limits.

September 12, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
City bans dog steroid injections as way to thwart greyhound track

City bans dog steroid injections as way to thwart greyhound track

Jett, a greyhound, front, takes it all lying down as Susan Via addresses the City Council about the dog-racing industry's practice of injecting dogs with anabolic steroids, which she opposes. Via's own greyhound, Dilly, is standing behind her. The council approved a steroid-injection ban.

September 12, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Dog-racing industry a model of disregard

We are not surprised Tucson Greyhound Park has skirted around a South Tucson law that bans anabolic steroid injections for dogs.

September 11, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Racing greyhound steroid shots continue despite ban

Four years after South Tucson voters passed a law prohibiting dogs at Tucson Greyhound Park from being given anabolic steroid injections, the practice continues.

September 07, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

$17K in new TVs boosted from Tucson Greyhound Park

Seven flat screen televisions were stolen Tuesday night from the Tucson Greyhound Park.

March 21, 2012 4:02 pm

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