Welcome to New Mexico Sighthounds
Lobo Lure Coursing Club (LLCC) was formed to host lure coursing events since the sport's inception back in the early 1970's. Originally known as Albuquerque Whippet Fanciers Association (AWFA), LLC offers several events per year, including AKC and ASFA lure coursing, which are limited to the sighthound breeds. Beginning in 2008, LLC has also hosted NOTRA oval track racing events. In 2011 LLC began offering AKC CAT trials, which are open to all dogs. We have something for everyone!
AKC Lure Coursing breeds are: Afghan Hound, Basenji, Borzoi, Greyhound, Ibizan Hound, Irish Wolfhound, Italian Greyhound, Pharaoh Hound, Rhodesian Ridgeback, Saluki, Scottish Deerhound, and Whippet. Hounds must be at least one year of age or older and have been registered with the American Kennel Club or an AKC recognized foreign registry or that have been granted a PAL / ILP number may be entered. Azawakh, Cirneco Dell’Etna, Norrbottenspets, Portuguese Podengos (Medio & Grande), Sloughi, and Thai Ridgeback houds 1 year of age or older, that have been recorded with the Foundation Stock Service (FSS), or that have a PAL/ILP number are eligible to enter Lure Coursing Tests and Trials for Junior, Senior, and Master Courser titles, but are not eligible for championship points.
For information on AKC's CAT trials, which are open to ANY dog, click here.