News Media releases Greyhound trainer fined for striking dog in front of crowd

Greyhound trainer fined for striking dog in front of crowd

August 18th, 2021

Greyhound trainer Francis McPhee has been fined $350 for losing his temper and striking a dog in front of spectators and rolling cameras at an Auckland racetrack last month. In a judgement realised on Thursday, the Racing Integrity Board found McPhee hit a greyhound, whose race name is Vegas Chops, across its hindquarters out of frustration after he had trouble controlling the animal following a race.

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