Running Sighthounds -

A Guide for Beginners

Updated for 2012

By Denise Como

204 pages / 4MB PDF download

5.25 x 8.5 actual format

140 B&W photos

Fun illustrations by artist Maryann Conran

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This quick-reference handbook covers all lure coursing, straight racing, oval racing and open field events, and all the accepted sighthound breeds currently competing in North America:


Chapter 1 The Basics

An overview of sighthound performance events, and

a quickie version of feeding & conditioning.

Chapter 2 The Sports

American Sighthound Field Association lure coursing

Latest Updates!

Welcome, Silken Windhounds!

American Kennel Club lure coursing

New FSS Breed!

Qualified Courser, New Singles Stake!

New C.A.T. Events!

Canadian Kennel Club (Canadian Sighthound Field Assn) lure coursing

National Lure Coursing Club lure coursing

Whippet Racing Association

National Oval Track Racing Association

Large Gazehound Racing Association

Canadian Amateur Racing Association

North American Whippet Racing Association

Continental Whippet Racing

Independent Whippet Racing Organization

Weight Graded Whippet Racing Association

British Rule Whippet Racing

National Open Field Coursing Association

North American Coursing Association

United Kennel Club lure coursing program

Chapter 3 The Breeds

Afghan Hound, Azawakh, Basenji, Borzoi, Chart Polski,

Cirneco dell'Etna, Galgo Espanol, Greyhound, Ibizan Hound,

Irish Wolfhound, Italian Greyhound, Magyar Agar,

Peruvian Inca Orchid, Pharaoh Hound,

Portuguese Podengo (all coats & varieties);

Rhodesian Ridgeback, Saluki, Scottish Deerhound,

Silken Windhound, Sloughi, Thai Ridgeback and Whippet.

Chapter 4 The Gear

A comprehensive listing of sighthound field and race gear

suppliers, and well as other sighthound-oriented vendors.

Chapter 5 The Resources

Web site information for national performance organizations

and national breed clubs.

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