Investigation launched into safety of greyhound track at Whanganui

A Stuff article.

Animal activists are pleased to see the suspension of greyhound racing at Hatrick Raceway in Whanganui for safety reasons.

Greyhound Racing New Zealand indefinitely suspended racing at the venue on Thursday, having made the decision in consultation with the Racing Integrity Board after safety concerns with the track.

Greyhound Racing New Zealand chief executive Glenda Hughes said in a release the health and welfare of its greyhounds was paramount.

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