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Austria

The ÖKWZR - Austrian Club for sighthounds, breeding and racing- has three member societies conducting greyhound races throughout the country. The societies are the Vienna Greyhound Racing Club, the WRKA Greyhound Racing Club Austria and the WRCT Greyhound Racing Club Tirol.1 There is also a group called the Austrian Racing Hounds-Marchegg that is associated with the Austrian Kennel Club and the Austrian Working Dog Sport Association.2 In addition to racing, the groups regularly hold coursing competitions. All the tracks in the country are oval with grass running surfaces.

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  1. ÖKWZR - Österreichischer Klub für Windhunde, -Zucht und Rennsport [Austrian Club for sighthounds, breeding and racing], 2013, http://www.windhund.at/en/ (accessed October 7, 2014).
  2. Austrian Racing Hounds Marchegg, 2013, http://www.arh-marchegg.at/ (accessed October 7, 2014).
  3. "Training," Wiener Windhund Rennsport Verein [Vienna Greyhound Racing Club], 2013, http://www.wwrv.at/ (accessed October 7, 2014).
  4. "Reglements [Regulations]," ÖKWZR - Österreichischer Klub für Windhunde, -Zucht und Rennsport [Austrian Club for sighthounds, breeding and racing], (2013), http://www.windhund.at
  5. "Greyhound Breeder Directory," Greyhound Data, greyhound-data.com (accessed October 7, 2014).

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