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Gwyneth Anne Thayer. Going to the Dogs: Greyhound Racing, Animal Activism, and American Popular Culture.

Critchley, Alfred Cecil (1890-1963), greyhound racing promoter and aviation administrator

Going to the Dogs: Greyhound Racing, Animal Activism, and American Popular Culture

WEBBER, Horace Armine William (1880 - 1940), late Royal Artillery; Director Greyhound Racing Association Ltd

Mancroft, Stormont Mancroft Samuel (1914 - 1987), Chairman, British Greyhound Racing Board, 1977–85

MAJURY, James Herbert Samuel (1921 - 1996), Senior Steward, National Greyhound Racing Club, 1976–88

ASTAIRE, Jarvis Joseph (born 1923), Chairman: GRA (formerly Greyhound Racing Association), 1993–2005; First Artist Corporation plc, 2006–09

GENTLE, Francis Steward (1894 - 1962), Chairman Greyhound Racing Association Trust Ltd; Chairman White City Stadium Ltd, Harringay Arena Ltd, etc

Newall, Francis Storer Eaton (born 1930), DL; former company director and chairman of several companies; Chairman, British Greyhound Racing Board, 1985–97

CORCORAN, (James) Desmond (1928 - 2004), Chairman, South Australia Greyhound Racing Board, 1983–95; Member, South Australia Totalisator Board, 1982–95

O’NEIL, Desmond (Henry) (1920 - 1999), Chairman: Western Australia Lotteries Commission, 1981–84; Western Australia Greyhound Racing Association, 1981–84

RUSSELL, Alexander Victor Frederick Villiers (1874 - 1965), late Grenadier Guards; Director, Sun Life Assurance Society, Sun Insurance Office, Ltd, 1929–56, Proved Securities Ltd, National Group of Fixed Trusts Ltd, Moorgate Unit Trust Managers Ltd; Steward National Greyhound Racing Club

 

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As an organized sport developed in the USA, though greyhounds had been bred and raced for centuries. The sport owed its appeal to the oval course, which makes for tactical running, and to betting. The National Greyhound Racing Club was established in 1928.

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