Major sponsor pulls support for greyhound racing
ONE of greyhound racing's biggest sponsors has pulled its support in light of the live baiting scandal.
National meat provider Macro Meats Gourmet Game has pulled its sponsorship from all greyhound racing in Australia, including Brisbane's Albion Park, in the wake of the Four Corners investigation aired on Monday.
The company signed on as the largest sponsor of South Australian racing last year and has had long associations with greyhound racing in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria.
Managing director Ray Borda also dabbles in greyhound and horse ownership. He said he was sickened by the activities exposed in the program.
"It's not just a business decision, it's a personal decision," he said.
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