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A UGR Interview – Tom Ferris

A UGR Interview – Tom Ferris

By: Clint Locklear   Tom Ferris candidly admitted, "There were three or four times when I said to God, 'Show me a sign whether or not you want me to stay in this business.'"   Those were some of the older days. Back when Wheeling was paying $30 a point

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  • Do You Believe In Magic?

Do You Believe In Magic?

By Michael D. Frino   The magical ride continues for Derby Lane’s Abernathy Kennel, as the 2014 All-American Husker Magic dominated the Derby Lane oval in March and April.  It was less than three months ago that the “blonde” phenom won the National Championship in the BetAmerica Daytona 550.  She

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Bigger and Better…The BetAmerica Bonus Series Races Into 2015

Plano, TX – United Greyhound Racing is pleased to announce an exciting national stakes program with goals to increase fan interest, increased wagering handle and celebrate industry collaboration.  The BetAmerica Bonus Series introduces the “Triple Crown” to the greyhound industry. All roads lead to the BetAmerica Daytona 550, where a

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Husker Magic claims greyhound racing’s first national championship!

By Michael D. Frino Husker Magic won 46 races in 2014, but none was as big as the one she recorded on Saturday evening at the Daytona Beach Kennel Club.  The 68lb. female from Derby Lane drove past Storm Control in the late stretch to capture the $35,000 BetAmerica Daytona 550,

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Joey Ice….UGR 2014 Greyhound of the Year

United Greyhound Racing’s top ten greyhounds for 2014 are shown below and rankings are based on the greyhound’s performance in our five polls released this year.  A point system is utilized to reward greyhounds that have made multiple appearances in our polls, and have achieved high rankings.  A No. 1

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The Quest to Crown the Best

The Quest to Crown the Best

Introducing the BetAmerica Daytona 550 Invitational Championship United Greyhound Racing has partnered with BetAmerica and Daytona Beach Kennel Club to introduce the 2015 BetAmerica Daytona 550 Invitational Championship. From the 2014 United Greyhound Racing Top 10 Poll and the UGR selection committee, the top 8 greyhounds in the United States

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