We’ve focused on greyhound racing betting in the United Kingdom but it’s now time to look at greyhound action around the world.

Racing sports are generally popular in Australia and the United States, as well as South Africa and France.

Here, we look at greyhound betting and racing in four areas outside the UK.

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Greyhound Betting In Australia

With a grand total of 65 greyhound venues across the country, Australia is one of the most popular regions in the world for greyhounds racing.

Some of the most famous greyhounds of all-time raced in Australia for the entirety of their careers and greyhound betting regulars will be familiar with the biggest names in the racing industry.

The Melbourne Cup for greyhounds is regarded as the most lucrative greyhound race in the world, with a prize pot of over £300,000.

If you want to watch greyhound racing outside the UK, Australia is the place to be.

United States Greyhound Betting

With a similar number of racetracks in the United States, greyhound racing has a long and rich history in North America.

America is home to close to 70 racetracks and greyhound venues across the country – an impressive figure to say the least.

Betting on greyhounds in the United States is easy with 888sport, with daily markets on meetings across the nation.

You can watch greyhounds via our live streaming service and follow the latest races online.

While greyhound racing is in decline compared to horse racing, sport fans can watch and bet on greyhounds throughout the week.


Greyhound Betting – New Zealand

There are a grand total of 11 racing clubs in New Zealand who manage racetracks across the country.

Greyhound racing in New Zealand is relatively niche, with an estimated 700 dogs bred each year specifically with racing in mind.

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South Africa Greyhound Betting

Greyhound racing is strictly an amateur sport in South Africa.

No spectators are allowed to attend any greyhound events and racing has been banned as a professional sport since 1946.

Unusually, greyhounds are kept with owners and not trainers in South Africa.

Horse racing is huge across the country but greyhound racing is still relatively small fry.


*Credit for the main photo belongs to Kin Cheung / AP Photo*

About the Author
Alex McMahon Sport

Alex is a sports betting tipster, specialising in Premier League football, the Champions League and horse racing.

He loves placing a weekly accumulator on the football at the weekend and dreams of landing the big winner that will take him back to Las Vegas.

As well as writing sports betting tips for 888sport since 2015, Alex has produced content for several international media companies, such as Goal.com and The SPORTBible.