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Re: Greyhound Racing

Posted by Silver Surfer on December 18, 2002

In Reply to: Greyhound Racing posted by John Empson on December 17, 2002

: Greyhound Racing is called The Sport of Queens. Where did this come from?

It's all down to Queen Elizabeth Ist of England who established greyhound racing in the 16th century. Only people of 'noble' blood were allowed to keep greyhounds in those days.