The death of a four-year-old greyhound, who was euthanised after its leg was broken at a recent Dubbo race meet - has led to calls for more work to be done to reduce dog injuries on the track.
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"Everytime there's a death on the track or a euthanasia at the track - we're going to put out a press release...in the area where that death occurred," the Coalition for the Protection of Greyhounds vice president Dennis Anderson vowed.
"Our aim is to educate the public that this is still going on," he said.
Mr Anderson said his group wanted the industry to reduce the number of dogs in every race and make tracks straight.
"When the dogs are going around the bend, that's when they collide and it's when they collide that they suffer their injuries and in the case of poor old Tipsy Bartender that proved to be fatal," he said.
"If you reduce the race field you would reduce the likelihood of collisions."
A Greyhound Racing NSW (GRNSW) spokesperson said there was "no current evidence to support that six dog fields provide safer racing than eight dog fields".
"GRNSW will continue to monitor six dog racing activities in South Australia," he said.
"GRNSW has developed, with the University of Technology Sydney and leading engineers, a straight track design and submitted a...proposal to government to establish a straight track at Goulburn.
"The straight track is based on the design of the new Murray Bridge straight track and will use latest technology and safety aids including a remote cable-less lure."
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