That figure has been thrown around for years.
I have heard stories from people involved in rescue and the industry and seen signs of cruelty.
I went to my first race last year out of curiosity, I was disgusted. We went into the area where they go to be vet checked after the race. The line was long.Walked out.
I have vet nurse friends who have worked in vet clinics where they PTS greyhounds every day and have left.
Racing in the states has been banned in all but 7 states.
Here is a link..GRAPHIC PICS.
Against Animal Cruetly Tasmania (AACT) - The Plight of Australian Greyhounds