Greyhound Star 19
THE RGT have a very good rela-tionship with the majority oftrainers that they deal with -though there is a small but signif-icant minority who treat the char-ity like a personal disposal unit. We continue our monthly update with RGT
plain rude. They phone up anddemand that we take their dogs -
co-ordinator Amanda Ainsworth on some of the issues that she and the headquarters
and just because their track homefinding scheme has a waiting list,
staff have been tackling in recent weeks.
doesn't mean that head officeshould be seen as a short cut. The RGT head office will reduce their number of paid spaces from around 800 to 600 following the recent BGRF budget cuts. These are the kennel spaces “Overall, we are looking at they leave the racing kennels. paid for by the charity for dogs everything, from income to This would mean an owner who are waiting for new homes expenditure to make sure we are paying for neutering and any but have left their racing kennels. making the most of every necessary treatment In 2011 the Trust are due to resource.” including inoculations and den- receive £1.195m from the BGRF, In years to come, the burden a fall of almost a quarter of a may ease on the Trust with the Amanda says: “I would like million pounds and are now declining number of dogs being to make it clear that we will not forced to cut their cloth accord- registered though that was not turn away a dog who hasn't the case last year. been prepared in that way. They Amanda says: “It won't be Amanda says: “I was told will still go on the waiting list as easy but we will have to reduce that registrations were up in they have always done. the number of greyhounds we 2010 though it is an anomaly. I “But it makes good financial can care for. understand that it is to do with sense to prioritise those dogs “It is by far our biggest dogs now having to be registered who will need a shorter stay in expense but hopefully homing before they can trial, so it should kennels and we won't have vet- will pick up and we will be able be a 'one off' blip.” erinary costs. to take as many dogs in, and we For owners desperate to pass “We would urge all owners will want to continue to support their dogs to the Trust for re- and trainers to do whatever they the kennels with a good homing homing, it could pay dividends can to reduce our veterinary always fear. The story made all theto get them 'home ready' before costs once the dogs join us.” Greyhounds being supported by RGT Head Office Greyhounds being supported by RGT Head Office
A verage in 2010 Scotland Scotland North East North East seen her little dog literally rippedNorth W est brave enough to discuss the thornyW est Midlands est Midlands East Midlands East Midlands East of England East of England South W est & W est & W ales London & South East London & South East International athlete and supermum in retirement SHE was still a puppy when she ran in Ballindean Blue, both complete wastes the 2000 Irish Derby and Oaks finals. of space racing wise) and a cat. Sold for a huge undisclosed “We are volunteers at Barley sum, she came to England for a Kennels in Waltham Abbey and successful career with victories enjoy walking thedogs and helping including the 2002 Northern Oak. with fund raising. Retired to breeding, her most “Teabag loves her walks but has successful son, Cobra Striking, to stay on lead as she is nervous of won an incredible 52 open races people she doesn't know and unex- including the Videx Puppy Derby. pected noises. She barks continu- Her pet name is 'Teabag'. She is ously while waiting to go out as it of course. . . .Miss Tetley. takes a while to get them all sorted.
There’s a hopeful, trusting look in the eyes of a tax effective way of donating is to remember us in
Now 12 years old, the October ‘98 “She actually won her class at
most retired greyhounds. They’re hoping for a your will. whelp lives in happy retirement with the breeders festival the year Anne Gransby who sent us the photo. before last but found the experi-
comfortable retirement home, and they trust us to
For more information on how to leave a legacy
Anne writes: “We have 2 other ence far too scary so we don't enter
to The Retired Greyhound Trust, simply fill in the
greyhounds (Ra Ra Littlelegs and her in any more shows.”
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you may not be able to either adopt or sponsor a
Mixed emotions from the Calendar Girl our greyhounds, and filled with £6,000 by the time the money is in.
But a legacy could be the answer; for example,
You’ll be doing us all a big favour. hounds - I was so angry I waited two
I’d like more information on leaving a legacy to RGT
“On the opposite side, we had onedonor, who wishes to remain anonymous,project in which she also starred.“I never expected us to attract theinterest of TV and the major newspa-imagined, from setting up the shoot“At this stage I don't know what theRetired Greyhound Trust final sale will be because although Icontacted all the sellers, so far only“I will probably spend an after-tographer, gave their time for free.“Unfortunately, there has been alot more apathy from the tracks than Iprofit of £3,000 but I'd be quite
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Il giorno 27 Dicembre 2007 un’allegra combricola di ragazzi dai 14 ai 41 anni, accompagnati da Don Sante e da due sciatori della Colfranculana, è partita da Colfrancui per una gita sulla neve. I ragazzi, tutti animatori di Colfrancui con qualche eccezione di caminensi, si è ritrovata davanti al salone parrocchiale alle 6.50 del mattino (è stato molto difficile svegliarsi a quell’ora) p