Running Head: GREYHOUNDS: RACE OR NOT
Greyhounds: To race or not to race
Greyhound racing became popular during the 1930s and is currently legal in 15 states. Florida, boasting 16 tracks, is the state with the most tracks for racing (Simmons, n.d.). The debate over greyhound racing began around 1980 and continues to this day. I would like to examine the pros and cons of greyhound racing and offer my own position on this sport.
Greyhound racing is a sport that is enjoyed and bet on by many people. One pro of racing in Florida is that, along with the betting, comes an annual sin tax that is divided equally between all of the counties in the state. Although the amount... View More »