The ever watchful Sunday Times has once again uncovered a greyhound racing scandal.
This time it’s a betting scam amidst allegations of ‘race fixing’ and healthy dogs being euthanised.
The allegations have seen a track manager, Barry Clements, suspended.
The piece goes on to reveal:
Until earlier this year Clements kept a kennel of about 40 of his own greyhounds, which raced at Newcastle. He said he was blowing the whistle on his involvement after becoming “totally ashamed” of his treatment of dozens of greyhounds in his care.
“As soon as one is hurt you are under pressure to get rid of it. I had 23 put down in 10 months up to May this year and none of them needed to be medically euthanased.”
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