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The Australian Greyhound Racing Association has published this Calendar as a service to the Greyhound Industry. At the time of completion, the information was believed to be correct. The Calendar has been published in good faith, but the AGRA does not accept responsibility for any inaccuracies it may contain. Persons considering nominating for events promoted in this Calendar are therefore advised to confirm dates and other relevant information with the host organisations.

AGRA Group Race Calendar

June 2016 to June 2017 Chronological Calendar

October 2016

VenueRace & DistanceGroupDatesPrizemoneyEligibilityConditions/Grading PrinciplesField Composition Principles
NSW GBOTA Wentworth Park Sydney Cup 720m 3 October 1, 8 $25,000 Best 24 greyhounds nominated plus reserves. Best 24 greyhounds plus reserves as determined under GRNSW TAB Grading Policy. NSW GBOTA and GRNSW reserve the right to reduce the number of heats to be conducted in the event of insufficient nominations being received. Priority entry granted to nominated greyhounds that have won a Group event of not less than 595m in the 12 months prior to close of nominations. Remaining balance of Heats determined under the guidelines of the GRNSW TAB Grading Policy. Heat composition determined using seeding using GRNSW pointscore. Guarding for owners and trainers applies to heats where possible.
BGRC Albion Park Gold Coast Cup 520m 3 October 6, 13 $25,000 Best greyhounds nominated. Best greyhounds nominated as determined by the Racing Queensland Greyhound Racing Grading Policy. Heat composition determined by blind draw. Guarding applies to heats, as defined in the Racing Queensland Greyhound Racing Grading Policy.
GWA Mandurah Mandurah Cup 490m 3 October 7, 14 $25,000 Best greyhounds nominated. Best greyhounds based on grade as determined by RWWA Grading Policy. Heat composition determined by blind draw. Guarding applies to greyhounds owned and/or trained in similar interests where possible.
MGRA The Meadows GRV Great Chase 525m 3R October 12, 19 $47,000 Victorian bred and trained greyhounds with 1 – 5 wins. Maidens ineligible. Best greyhounds nominated, which meet the conditions of entry as advertised on grv.org.au, as determined by the GRV Grading Policy and Grader. Number of heats determined by GRV Grader based on nominations and quality of nominations received.. Greyhounds must not have changed trainer within 90 days prior to close of nominations. Three tracks allocated to each local Council. Greyhounds eligible to compete at one of the three tracks based on where they are domiciled. Field composition will be subject to the top 25% of nominated greyhounds being seeded and distributed evenly amongst the heats (eg if 32 nominations are received, the top 8 are seeded and 2 are placed in each of the 4 heats). The remaining 75% of greyhounds will be drawn randomly into the heats. Guarding of owners and trainers in heats will apply (where possible). With respect to the guarding of owners, greyhounds must be owned in identical interests.
NSW GBOTA Wentworth Park Ladbrokes Vic Peters Classic 520m 1 October 15, 22, 29 $75,000 Best 80 greyhounds whelped on or after April 1, 2014. Maidens ineligible. Best 80 greyhounds whelped on or after April 1, 2014. Maidens ineligible. Priority entry granted to nominated greyhounds that have won a Group 1 event or a Group 2 event of not less than 450m and not more than 595m in the 12 months prior to close of nominations. Remaining balance of Heats determined under the guidelines of the GRNSW TAB Grading Policy. Heat composition determined by blind draw. Guarding for owners and trainers applies to heats where possible. Semi-finals determined by a formula which recognizes finishing positions and recorded times in Heats. Guarding does not apply in semi-finals. Semi-finals composition determined purely on Heat performance.
NSW GBOTA Lismore Lismore Workers Club Cup 520m 2 October 18, 25 $40,000 Best 32 greyhounds nominated plus reserves. Best 32 greyhounds nominated plus reserves as determined by GRNSW TAB Grading Policy.
Geelong GRC Geelong Gold Cup 460m 2 October 21, 28 $47,000 Best 64 greyhounds nominated. Maidens ineligible Best 64 greyhounds nominated as determined by the GRV Grading Policy and Grader. Number of heats determined by GRV Grader based on nominations and quality of nominations received. "Field composition will be subject to the top 25% of nominated greyhounds being seeded and distributed evenly amongst the heats (eg if 64 nominations are received, the top 16 are seeded and 2 are placed in each of the 8 heats). The remaining 75% of greyhounds will be drawn randomly into the heats. Guarding of owners and trainers in heats will apply (where possible). With respect to the guarding of owners, greyhounds must be owned in identical interests."
MGRA The Meadows Hume Cup (Sponsored by Hume Council) 600m 1 October 22, 31 $75,000 Best greyhounds nominated. Maidens Ineligible Best greyhounds nominated as determined by the GRV Grading Policy and Grader. Number of heats determined by GRV Grader based on nominations and quality of nominations received.. "Field composition will be subject to the top 25% of nominated greyhounds being seeded and distributed evenly amongst the heats (eg if 32 nominations are received, the top 8 are seeded and 2 are placed in each of the 4 heats). The remaining 75% of greyhounds will be drawn randomly into the heats. Guarding of owners and trainers in heats will apply (where possible). With respect to the guarding of owners, greyhounds must be owned in identical interests."
MGRA The Meadows SKY Racing Topgun 525m 1 October 22 $150,000 By invitation only. Invitations extended to potential nominees approximately one month prior to the event. Fields determined approximately 12 days prior to event. A panel comprising GRV Grader, MGRA Manager and various media to determine field.
GWA Cannington All Stars Sprint 520m 2 October 22, 29 $40,000 Best greyhounds nominated. Based on Grade Best greyhounds nominated based on grade as determined by RWWA Grading Policy Heat composition determined by blind draw. Guarding applies to greyhounds owned and/or trained in similar interests where possible.
MGRA The Meadows SKY Racing Topgun Stayers 725m 2 October 22 $75,000 By invitation only. Invitations extended to potential nominees approximately one month prior to the event. Fields determined approximately 12 days prior to event. A panel comprising GRV Grader, MGRA Manager and various media to determine field.
GRSA Gawler Gawler Gold Cup 531m 3 October 25, 30 $25,000 Best greyhounds nominated. Best nominations as determined by the GRSA Grading Policy. Number of heats determined by nominations received. Heat composition determined by GRSA Graders. Guarding applies to Heats where possible.
MGRA The Meadows RSN Silver Bullet 525m 3 October 31 $25,000 Best 8 greyhounds nominated. Best 8 nominations as determined by GRV Grader.

November 2016

VenueRace & DistanceGroupDatesPrizemoneyEligibilityConditions/Grading PrinciplesField Composition Principles
SGRC Sandown Park Shootout 515m 2 November 4 $50,000 Best 4 greyhounds nominated to the format, winner takes all. Best four greyhounds as suited to the format as determined by a panel comprising Sandown GRC representatives and the GRV Grader.
Richmond GRC Globe Memorial Maiden 535m Listed November 4, 11, 18 $15,000 Best 80 maiden greyhounds nominated plus reserves. Best 80 maiden greyhounds as determined under GRNSW TAB Grading Policy. Greyhounds must have competed in a race or in a GRNSW approved Performance Trial. If less than 80 nominations, RGRC and GRNSW will determine the number of heats to be conducted. Heats by blind draw. Guarding applies to owners and trainers where possible.
SGRC Sandown Park Bold Trease 715m 1 November 11, 18 $100,000 Best 32 greyhounds nominated plus reserves. Best 32 greyhounds nominated plus reserves as determined by GRV Grader. Field composition will be subject to the top 25% of nominated greyhounds being seeded and distributed evenly amongst the heats (eg if 32 nominations are received, the top 8 are seeded and 2 are placed in each of the 4 heats). The remaining 75% of greyhounds will be drawn randomly into the heats. Guarding of owners and trainers in heats will apply (where possible). With respect to the guarding of owners, greyhounds must be owned in identical interests.
SGRC Sandown Park Melbourne Cup 515m 1 November 11, 18 $420,000 Best 64 greyhounds nominated plus reserves. Winners of certain Group events (Exemption events) are given first preference. The remaining places to greyhounds that have competed in the 2016 MELBOURNE CUP Preludes Special Conditions Apply. Field composition will be subject to the top 25% of nominated greyhounds being seeded and distributed evenly amongst the heats (eg if 64 nominations are received, the top 16 are seeded and 2 are placed in each of the 8 heats). The remaining 75% of greyhounds will be drawn randomly into the heats. Guarding of owners and trainers in heats will apply (where possible). With respect to the guarding of owners, greyhounds must be owned in identical interests.
GWA Cannington Young Star Classic 520m 3 November 12, 19 $25,000 Greyhounds whelped on or after May 1, 2014. Maidens ineligible. Best greyhounds whelped on or after May 1, 2014 as determined by RWWA Grading Policy. Heat composition determined by blind draw. Guarding applies to greyhounds owned and/or trained in similar interests where possible.
GRSA Angle Park Brian Johnstone 515m 3R November 16, 24, December 1 $25,000 SA bred greyhounds whelped between July 1, 2014 and December, 2014 Special Futurity Conditions Special Futurity and payment conditions apply. Heat and Semi-Final composition determined by GRSA Grader, seeding applies. Guarding applies to heats and semi-finals where possible.
Dapto GRC Dapto Puppy Classic 520m 3R November 17, 24, December 1 $75,000 Greyhounds sold through the 2015 Dapto Puppy Auction Best Greyhounds nominated as determined by GRNSW Grading Policy Heat composition determined by blind draw. Semi finals composition determined by blind draw. Guarding where possible applies to owners and trainers in Heats and Semi-Finals.
SGRC Sandown Park Cup Night Sprint 515m Listed November 18 $15,000 Best 8 greyhounds nominated. Best 8 greyhounds nominated as determined by GRV Grader.
SGRC Sandown Park Cup Night Middle Distance 595m Listed November 18 $15,000 Best 8 greyhounds nominated. Best 8 greyhounds nominated as determined by GRV Grader.
Ipswich GRC City of Ipswich Gold Cup 520m 3 November 19, 26 $31,500 Best 64 greyhounds nominated plus reserves. Best 64 greyhounds nominated as determined by the Racing Queensland Greyhound Racing Grading Policy. Heat composition determined by Grader. Guarding applies to heats, as defined in the Racing Queensland Greyhound Racing Grading Policy.
Ballarat GRC Ballarat Cup 450m 2 November 26, December 2 $77,000 Best 64 greyhounds nominated. Maidens Ineligible Best 64 greyhounds nominated as determined by the GRV Grading Policy and Grader. Number of heats determined by GRV Grader based on nominations and quality of nominations received. "Field composition will be subject to the top 25% of nominated greyhounds being seeded and distributed evenly amongst the heats (eg if 64 nominations are received, the top 16 are seeded and 2 are placed in each of the 8 heats). The remaining 75% of greyhounds will be drawn randomly into the heats. Guarding of owners and trainers in heats will apply (where possible). With respect to the guarding of owners, greyhounds must be owned in identical interests."

December 2016

VenueRace & DistanceGroupDatesPrizemoneyEligibilityConditions/Grading PrinciplesField Composition Principles
BGRC Albion Park SKY Racing Brisbane Cup 520m 1 December 1, 8 $75,000 Best greyhounds nominated Best greyhounds nominated as determined by the Racing Queensland Greyhound Racing Grading Policy. Heat composition determined by blind draw. Guarding applies to heats, as defined in the Racing Queensland Greyhound Racing Grading Policy.
SGRC Sandown Park Sir John Dillon Memorial 595m 3 December 1, 8 $25,000 Best greyhounds nominated Best nominations plus reserves as determined by GRV Grading Policy. Field composition will be subject to the top 25% of nominated greyhounds being seeded and distributed evenly amongst the heats (eg if 64 nominations are received, the top 16 are seeded and 2 are placed in each of the 8 heats). The remaining 75% of greyhounds will be drawn randomly into the heats. Guarding of owners and trainers in heats will apply (where possible). With respect to the guarding of owners, greyhounds must be owned in identical interests.
NSW GBOTA Wentworth Park Summer Cup 720m 3 December 3, 10 $25,000 Best 24 greyhounds nominated plus reserves. Best 24 greyhounds plus reserves as determined under GRNSW TAB Grading Policy. NSW GBOTA and GRNSW reserve the right to reduce the number of heats to be conducted in the event of insufficient nominations being received. Priority entry granted to nominated greyhounds that have won a Group event of not less than 595m in the 12 months prior to close of nominations. Remaining balance of Heats determined under the guidelines of the GRNSW TAB Grading Policy. Heat field composition shall have top 25% seeded, determined using GRNSW pointscore system, no guard to apply to top 25%. Balance of fields determined by Blind Draw; guarding to apply.
SGRC Sandown Park Laurels Classic 515m 2 December 4, 11, 15 $50,000 Best 64 Female greyhounds whelped on or after June 1, 2014. Maidens ineligible. Best 64 nominations plus reserves as determined by the GRV Grading Policy. Field composition will be subject to the top 25% of nominated greyhounds being seeded and distributed evenly amongst the heats (eg if 64 nominations are received, the top 16 are seeded and 2 are placed in each of the 8 heats). The remaining 75% of greyhounds will be drawn randomly into the heats. Guarding of owners and trainers in heats will apply (where possible). With respect to the guarding of owners, greyhounds must be owned in identical interests.
NSW GBOTA Wentworth Park Christmas Gift 520m 3 December 10, 17 $25,000 Best 32 greyhounds nominated plus reserves. Best 32 greyhounds nominated plus reserves as determined by GRNSW TAB Grading Policy. Were less than 32 nominations are received, the NSW GBOTA and GRNSW retain the right to determin number of heats conducted. Priority entry granted to nominated greyhounds that have won a Group 1 event or a Group 2 event of not less than 450m and not more than 595m in the 12 months prior to close of nominations. Remaining balance of Heats determined under the guidelines of the GRNSW TAB Grading Policy. Heat field composition shall have top 25% seeded, determined using GRNSW pointscore system, no guard to apply to top 25%. Balance of fields determined by Blind Draw; guarding to apply. Heat composition determined by blind draw. Guarding for owners and trainers applies to heats where possible.
Hobart GRC Luxbet Hobart Thousand 461m 1 December 15,22 $75,000 Best 64 Greyhounds nominated plus reserves An open series to be conducted in heats and final format. Best 64 Nominations plus reserves as determined by Office Racing Intergerity Tasmaina Grading Schedule Maidens are not eligible. Specific Field Composition please refer to Greyhound Policy Manual P103 www.tasracing.com.au
NGRC The Gardens Newcastle Cup 715m Listed December 16 $15,000 Best 8 greyhounds nominated plus reserves. Best 8 greyhounds as determined by GRNSW Grading Policy.
Sale GRC Sale Cup 650m 1 December 18, 26 $75,000 Best 64 greyhounds nominated plus reserves. Maidens ineligible Best 64 greyhounds nominated as determined by the GRV Grading Policy and Grader. Number of heats determined by GRV Grader based on nominations and quality of nominations received.. Field composition will be subject to the top 25% of nominated greyhounds being seeded and distributed evenly amongst the heats (eg if 64 nominations are received, the top 16 are seeded and 2 are placed in each of the 8 heats). The remaining 75% of greyhounds will be drawn randomly into the heats. Guarding of owners and trainers in heats will apply (where possible). With respect to the guarding of owners, greyhounds must be owned in identical interests.
MGRA The Meadows AJS Corporation Silver Chief Classic 525m 1 December 24, 31, January 7 $100,000 Male greyhounds whelped on or after June 1, 2014. Maidens ineligible. Up to 12 Heats will be graded from nominations received. 96 greyhounds plus reserves, based on best greyhounds in the opinion of the GRV grader. "Field composition will be subject to the top 25% of nominated greyhounds being seeded and distributed evenly amongst the heats (eg if 96 nominations are received, the top 24 are seeded and 2 are placed in each of the 12 heats). The remaining 75% of greyhounds will be drawn randomly into the heats. Guarding of owners and trainers in heats will apply (where possible). With respect to the guarding of owners, greyhounds must be owned in identical interests."
NSW GBOTA Gosford Woy Woy Poultry Gosford Cup 515m 2 December 27, January 3 $40,000 Best 32 greyhounds nominated plus reserves. Best 32 greyhounds plus reserves as determined under GRNSW TAB Grading Policy. NSW GBOTA and GRNSW reserve the right to reduce the number of heats to be conducted in the event of insufficient nominations being received. Priority entry granted to nominated greyhounds that have won a Group 1 event or a Group 2 event of not less than 450m and not more than 595m in the 12 months prior to close of nominations. Remaining balance of Heats determined under the guidelines of the GRNSW TAB Grading Policy. Heat field composition shall have top 25% seeded, determined using GRNSW pointscore system, no guard to apply to top 25%. Balance of fields determined by Blind Draw; guarding to apply.

January 2017

VenueRace & DistanceGroupDatesPrizemoneyEligibilityConditions/Grading PrinciplesField Composition Principles
GWA Mandurah Mandurah Mail Birthday Cup 405m 3 January 6, 13 $25,000 Best greyhounds nominated based on grade. Best greyhounds nominated based on grade as determined by RWWA Grading Policy. Heat composition determined by blind draw. Guarding applies to greyhounds owned and/or trained in similar interests where possible.
North West Greyhound Racing Club Hankook Tyres Devonport Cup 452m 3 January 10, 17 $25,000 Best 64 greyhounds nominated plus reserves. Best 64 greyhounds nominated plus reserves as determined by Racing Services Tasmanaia Grading Policy. Grading Panel comprising Director of Racing, Chairman of Stewards and Grader will select the top four seeds from nominations received for the heats. In determining seeds, the panel will consult with the conducting club and interstate controlling bodies. The seeds will be published and guarded in heats. The remaining greyhounds to be a blind draw, subject to normal guarding provisions. The selection process will include ‘Grading Panel Discretion’ such discretion only to be utilized in the following circumstances: (a) a greyhound has been placed in a Group race in the three preceding months prior to the close of nominations (b) a greyhound with superior form (c) the panel will only utilise (b) in exceptional circumstances and will be required to provide written reasons for its decision. Guarding will be undertaken in the following order: (a) greyhounds with the same trainer and same exact owners. (b) greyhounds with the same trainer c) greyhounds with the same exact owners.
GRSA Angle Park SA Sprint Championship 515m Listed January 12, 19 $15,000 Best SA trained & domiciled greyhounds nominated. Best SA trained & domiciled greyhounds nominated as determined by GRSA Grader. Special conditions apply Heat composition determined by Grader, seeding applies. Guarding applies to heats where possible.
NSW GBOTA Wentworth Park Ladbrokes Paws Of Thunder 520m 1 January 14, 21 $75,000 Best 64 greyhounds nominated plus reserves. Best 64 greyhounds plus reserves as determined under GRNSW TAB Grading Policy. NSW GBOTA and GRNSW reserve the right to reduce the number of heats to be conducted in the event of insufficient nominations being received. Priority entry granted to nominated greyhounds that have won a Group 1 event or a Group 2 event of not less than 450m and not more than 595m in the 12 months prior to close of nominations. Remaining balance of Heat field composition shall have top 25% seeded, determined using GRNSW pointscore system, no guard to apply to top 25%. Balance of fields determined by Blind Draw; guarding to apply.
NSW GBOTA Wentworth Park Summer Distance Plate 720m 2 January 14, 21 $40,000 Best 24 greyhounds nominated plus reserves. Best 24 greyhounds plus reserves as determined under GRNSW TAB Grading Policy. NSW GBOTA and GRNSW reserve the right to reduce the number of heats to be conducted in the event of insufficient nominations being received. Priority entry granted to nominated greyhounds that have won a Group event of not less than 595m in the 12 months prior to close of nominations. Remaining balance of Heats determined under the guidelines of the GRNSW TAB Grading Policy. Heat field composition shall have top 25% seeded, determined using GRNSW pointscore system, no guard to apply to top 25%. Balance of fields determined by Blind Draw; guarding to apply. .
Warragul GRC Warragul Cup 460m 2 January 21, 28 $47,000 Best 64 greyhounds nominated plus reserves. Best 64 greyhounds nominated as determined by the GRV Grading Policy and Grader. Number of heats determined by GRV Grader based on nominations and quality of nominations received. "Field composition will be subject to the top 25% of nominated greyhounds being seeded and distributed evenly amongst the heats (eg if 64 nominations are received, the top 16 are seeded and 2 are placed in each of the 8 heats). The remaining 75% of greyhounds will be drawn randomly into the heats. Guarding of owners and trainers in heats will apply (where possible). With respect to the guarding of owners, greyhounds must be owned in identical interests."
SGRC Sandown Park Australian Sprint 515m Listed January 25 $15,000 Best 8 greyhounds nominated. Best nominations as determined by GRV Grader.
SGRC Sandown Park Maidment Memorial 595m Listed January 25 $15,000 Best 8 greyhounds nominated. Best nominations as determined by GRV Grader.
NSW GBOTA Wentworth Park National Futurity 520m 1 January 28, February 4 $75,000 Best 40 female greyhounds whelped on or after July 1, 2014 . Maidens ineligible. Best 40 female greyhounds as per GRNSW TAB Grading Policy. Where less that 40 nominations are received, the NSW GBOTA and GRNSW retain the right to alter number of heats conducted. Priority entry granted to nominated greyhounds that have won a Group 1 event or a Group 2 event of not less than 450m and not more than 595m in the 12 months prior to close of nominations. First, second and third from Prelude series (heats 4/1/17 & final 11/1/17) to also be given priority entry. Remaining balance of Heats determined under the guidelines of the GRNSW TAB Grading Policy. Heat field composition shall have top 25% seeded, determined using GRNSW pointscore system, no guard to apply to top 25%. Balance of fields determined by Blind Draw; guarding to apply.
NSW GBOTA Wentworth Park National Derby 520m 1 January 28, February 4 $75,000 Best 40 male greyhounds whelped on or after July 1, 2014. Maidens ineligible. Best 40 male greyhounds as per GRNSW TAB Grading Policy. Where less that 40 nominations are received, the NSW GBOTA and GRNSW retain the right to alter number of heats conducted. Priority entry granted to nominated greyhounds that have won a Group 1 event or a Group 2 event of not less than 450m and not more than 595m in the 12 months prior to close of nominations. First, second and third from Prelude series (heats 4/1/17 & final 11/1/17) to also be given priority entry. Remaining balance of Heats determined under the guidelines of the GRNSW TAB Grading Policy. Heat field composition shall have top 25% seeded, determined using GRNSW pointscore system, no guard to apply to top 25%. Balance of fields determined by Blind Draw; guarding to apply.
GWA Cannington SKY Racing Galaxy 715m 1 January 28, February 4 $100,000 Best 32 greyhounds nominated plus reserves. Best 32 greyhounds nominated as selected by RWWA Grading Panel. Heat composition determined by blind draw. Guarding applies to greyhounds owned and/or trained in similar interests where possible.
GWA Cannington SKY Racing Perth Cup 520m 1 January 28, February 4 $150,000 Best 64 greyhounds selected by the grading panel plus reserves. Best 64 greyhounds nominated as selected by RWWA Grading Panel. Heat composition determined by blind draw. Guarding applies to greyhounds owned and/or trained in similar interests where possible. Greyhounds qualifying for the two consolations (based on heat performances) are commited to starting in those events.
Launceston GRC ATOTAL Car Rentals Launceston Cup 515m 2 January 30 February 6, 13 $40,000 Best 64 greyhounds nominated plus reserves. Best 64 greyhounds nominated plus reserves as determined by Racing Services Tasmania Grading Policy Grading Panel comprising Director of Racing, Chairman of Stewards and Grader will select the top four seeds from nominations received for the heats. In determining seeds, the panel will consult with the conducting club and interstate controlling bodies. The seeds will be published and guarded in heats. The remaining greyhounds to be a blind draw, subject to normal guarding provisions. The selection process will include ‘Grading Panel Discretion’ such discretion only to be utilized in the following circumstances: (a) a greyhound has been placed in a Group race in the three preceding months prior to the close of nominations (b) a greyhound with superior form (c) the panel will only utilise (b) in exceptional circumstances and will be required to provide written reasons for its decision. Guarding will be undertaken in the following order: (a) greyhounds with the same trainer and same exact owners. (b) greyhounds with the same trainer c) greyhounds with the same exact owners.

February 2017

VenueRace & DistanceGroupDatesPrizemoneyEligibilityConditions/Grading PrinciplesField Composition Principles
BGRC Albion Park Queensland Cup 600m 3 February 2, 9 $25,000 Best greyhounds nominated. Best greyhounds nominated as determined by the Racing Queensland Greyhound Racing Grading Policy. Heat composition determined by blind draw. Guarding applies to heats, as defined in the Racing Queensland Greyhound Racing Grading Policy.
GWA Cannington SKY Racing Perth Cup Consolation 520m 3 January 28, February 4 $25,000 Second eight qualifying greyhounds from Perth Cup heats Greyhounds qualifying for the two consolations have a commitment to start in those events. Heat composition determined by blind draw. Guarding applies to greyhounds owned and/or trained in similar interests where possible. Greyhounds qualifying for the two consolations (based on heat performances) are commited to starting in those events.
Ipswich GRC Vince Curry Memorial Maiden 520m 3 February 11, 18, 25 $48,125 Best Maiden greyhounds nominated. Best maiden greyhounds nominated as determined by the Racing Queensland Greyhound Racing Grading Policy. Heat and field composition determined by Grader. Guarding applies to heats, as defined in the Racing Queensland Greyhound Racing Grading Policy.
MGRA The Meadows GRV Vic BredSeries 525m 3R February 15, 22, March 4 $25,000 Victorian Bred Maidens Only. Up to 12 Heats will be graded from nominations received. 96 greyhounds plus reserves, based on best greyhounds in the opinion of the GRV grader. Heat composition determined by GRV Grader. Guarding of owners and trainers in heats and semi-finals will apply, where possible. With respect to guarding of owners, greyhounds must be owned in identical interests.
MGRA The Meadows Temlee 525m 1 February 18 $100,000 Best 8 greyhounds by invitation Invitations extended to nominate approximately one month prior to the event. Final field determined approximately 12 days prior to event. A panel comprising GRV Grader and MGRA personnel to determine field.
MGRA The Meadows Rookie Rebel 600m 1 February 18 $75,000 Best 8 greyhounds by invitation Invitations extended to nominate approximately one month prior to the event. Final field determined approximately 12 days prior to event. A panel comprising GRV Grader and MGRA personnel to determine field.
MGRA The Meadows Zoom Top 725m 1 February 18 $75,000 Best 8 greyhounds by invitation Invitations extended to nominate approximately one month prior to the event. Final field determined approximately 12 days prior to event. A panel comprising GRV Graderand MGRA personnel to determine field.
MGRA The Meadows Australian Cup 525m 1 February 18, 25, March 4 $250,000 Best greyhounds nominated plus reserves. Maidens ineligible. Best 56 greyhounds nominated as determined by the GRV Grading Policy and Grader, greyhounds seeded in to the February 27 heats, remainder to compete in February 22 preliminaries (number determined by nominations received). Eight greyhounds from preliminaries will be seeded into the heats. Field composition for the preliminaries and the heats will involve a combination of seeding and blind draw to the normal GRV 25%/75% proportions Eight greyhounds from preliminaries will be seeded into the heats. Field composition for the preliminaries and the heats will involve a combination of seeding and blind draw to the normal GRV 25%/75% proportions. Guarding of owners and trainers in preliminaries and heats will apply (where possible). With respect to the guarding of owners, greyhounds must be owned in identical interests.
NSW GBOTA Bulli Ladbrokes Cyril Rowe Gold Cup 472m 2 February 18, 25 $40,000 Best 64 greyhounds nominated plus reserves. Best 64 greyhounds plus reserves as determined under GRNSW TAB Grading Policy. NSW GBOTA and GRNSW reserve the right to reduce the number of heats to be conducted in the event of insufficient nominations being received. Priority entry granted to nominated greyhounds that have won a Group 1 event or a Group 2 event of not less than 450m and not more than 595m in the 12 months prior to close of nominations. Remaining balance of Heats determined under the guidelines of the GRNSW TAB Grading Policy. Heat field composition shall have top 25% seeded, determined using GRNSW pointscore system, no guard to apply to top 25%. Balance of fields determined by Blind Draw; guarding to apply.
MGRA The Meadows Super Stayers 725m 1 February 25, March 4 $100,000 Best greyhounds nominated plus reserves. Maidens ineligible. Best greyhounds nominated as determined by the GRV Grading Policy and Grader. Number of heats determined by GRV Grader based on nominations and quality of nominations received.. "Field composition will be subject to the top 25% of nominated greyhounds being seeded and distributed evenly amongst the heats (eg if 32 nominations are received, the top 8 are seeded and 2 are placed in each of the 4 heats). The remaining 75% of greyhounds will be drawn randomly into the heats. Guarding of owners and trainers in heats will apply (where possible). With respect to the guarding of owners, greyhounds must be owned in identical interests."

March 2017

VenueRace & DistanceGroupDatesPrizemoneyEligibilityConditions/Grading PrinciplesField Composition Principles
Richmond GRC Richmond Oaks 535m 2 March 3, 10 $40,000 Best 32 female greyhounds nominated plus reserves Best 32 female greyhounds plus reserves as determined under GRNSW TAB Grading Policy. NSW GBOTA and GRNSW reserve the right to reduce the number of heats to be conducted in the event of insufficient nominations being received. Heat composition determined by blind draw. Guarding for owners and trainers applies to heats where possible.
Richmond GRC Richmond Derby 535m 2 March 3, 10 $40,000 Best 32 male greyhounds nominated plus reserves. Best 32 male greyhounds plus reserves as determined under GRNSW TAB Grading Policy. NSW GBOTA and GRNSW reserve the right to reduce the number of heats to be conducted in the event of insufficient nominations being received. Heat composition determined by blind draw. Guarding applies to owners and trainers in heats where possible.
Ipswich GRC Rosewood and district Community Bank Auction Series 520m 3R March 4, 11, 18, 25 $70,000 Best greyhounds nominated, purchased through 2014 Auction Any Age and grade for pups sold at 2015 Auction Heat and semi-final composition determined by Grader.
Horsham GRC Horsham Cup 480m 2 March 7, 11 $47,000 Best 64 greyhounds nominated plus reserves. Maidens ineligible Best 64 greyhounds nominated as determined by the GRV Grading Policy and Grader. Number of heats determined by GRV Grader based on nominations and quality of nominations received.. "Field composition will be subject to the top 25% of nominated greyhounds being seeded and distributed evenly amongst the heats (eg if 64 nominations are received, the top 16 are seeded and 2 are placed in each of the 8 heats). The remaining 75% of greyhounds will be drawn randomly into the heats. Guarding of owners and trainers in heats will apply (where possible). With respect to the guarding of owners, greyhounds must be owned in identical interests."
Traralgon GRC Traralgon Cup 525m 2 March 18, 25 $47,000 Best 64 greyhounds nominated plus reserves. Best 64 greyhounds nominated as determined by the GRV Grading Policy and Grader. Number of heats determined by GRV Grader based on nominations and quality of nominations received.. "Field composition will be subject to the top 25% of nominated greyhounds being seeded and distributed evenly amongst the heats (eg if 64 nominations are received, the top 16 are seeded and 2 are placed in each of the 8 heats). The remaining 75% of greyhounds will be drawn randomly into the heats. Guarding of owners and trainers in heats will apply (where possible). With respect to the guarding of owners, greyhounds must be owned in identical interests."
NSW GBOTA Wentworth Park Gold Cup 720m 3 March 18 , 25 $25,000 Best 24 greyhounds nomianted plus reserves. Best 24 greyhounds plus reserves as determined under GRNSW TAB Grading Policy. NSW GBOTA and GRNSW reserve the right to reduce the number of heats to be conducted in the event of insufficient nominations being received. Priority entry granted to nominated greyhounds that have won a Group event of not less than 595m in the 12 months prior to close of nominations. Remaining balance of Heats determined under the guidelines of the GRNSW TAB Grading Policy. Heat field composition shall have top 25% seeded, determined using GRNSW pointscore system, no guard to apply to top 25%. Balance of fields determined by Blind Draw; guarding to apply.
NSW GBOTA Maitland Maitland Gold Cup 450m 2 March 16 , 23 $40,000 Best 64 greyhounds nominated plus reserves. Best 64 greyhounds plus reserves as determined under GRNSW TAB Grading Policy. NSW GBOTA and GRNSW reserve the right to reduce the number of heats to be conducted in the event of insufficient nominations being received. Priority entry granted to nominated greyhounds that have won a Group 1 event or a Group 2 event of not less than 450m and not more than 595m in the 12 months prior to close of nominations. Remaining balance of Heats determined under the guidelines of the GRNSW TAB Grading Policy. Heat field composition shall have top 25% seeded, determined using GRNSW pointscore system, no guard to apply to top 25%. Balance of fields determined by Blind Draw; guarding to apply.
NSW GBOTA Wentworth Park Ladbrokes Magic Maiden 520m 3 March 29, April 5, 15 $25,000 Best 88 Maiden greyhounds nominated plus reserves. Open to 88 maiden greyhounds plus reserves. Where less than 88 nominations are received the NSW GBOTA and GRNSW reserve the right to determine the number of heats conducted. To be eligible nominated greyhounds must have contested a GRNSW sactioned Performance trial or an offiial race. The order of entry for greyhounds nominated for the heats will be as follows: a. Winners which have successfully passed a stipulated 520m Wentworth Park Performance Trial. b. Greyhounds placed in two of their last three starts. c. Greyhounds placed in one of their last three race starts. d. First start greyhounds having satisfactorily completed in a Performance Trial at Wentworth Park determined by the GRNSW weighted Point Score Table. e. First start greyhounds having satisfactorily competed in a Performance Trial at any track as determined by the GRNSW Weighted Point Score table. f. Greyhounds unplaced after having one race start. g. Greyhounds unplaced as determined by the GRNSW Weighted Point Score Table. Heat composition determined by blind draw. The field composition of the semi-finals will be determined firstly by finishing positions, secondly by the times recorded in the heats. The formula used fairly seeds the greyhounds into the semi-finals based purely on semi-final performance. Guarding for owners and trainers applies in the heats. No guarding applies in the semi-finals.
SGRC Sandown Park Launching Pad 515m 2 March 30, April 6, 13 $150,000 Sweepstake Series $2000 Entry Fee, max 80 entry forms available. Maximum 80 Entry Forms available, special conditions apply "Field composition will be subject to the top 25% of nominated greyhounds being seeded and distributed evenly amongst the heats (eg if 64 nominations are received, the top 16 are seeded and 2 are placed in each of the 8 heats). The remaining 75% of greyhounds will be drawn randomly into the heats. Guarding of owners and trainers in heats will apply (where possible). With respect to the guarding of owners, greyhounds must be owned in identical interests. "

April 2017

VenueRace & DistanceGroupDatesPrizemoneyEligibilityConditions/Grading PrinciplesField Composition Principles
NSW GBOTA Wentworth Park Ladbrokes Golden Easter Egg 520m 1 April 1, 8, 15 $250,000 Best 80 greyhounds nominated plus reserves. Best 80 greyhounds plus reserves as determined under the events special conditions and order of entry. NSW GBOTA and GRNSW reserve the right to reduce the number of heats to be conducted in the event of insufficient nominations being received. The order of entry conditions are available on the Wentworth Park website www.wentworthpark. com.au. In summary, certain Group events, greyhounds graded 1 to 3 at Wentworth Park Saturday night meetings and winners of Preludes receive priority entry. The balance of heat fields will have reliance on the GRNSW Grading Policy and certain discretionary powers afforded to a GRNSW/GBOTA grading panel. Heat field composition shall have top 25% seeded, determined using GRNSW pointscore system, no guard to apply to top 25%. Balance of fields determined by Blind Draw; guarding to apply. The semi-finals will comprise the 10 heat winners, 10 heat second placegetters and the 10 heat third placegetters plus the fastest two fourths in the heats. The field composition of the semi-finals will be determined firstly by finishing positions, secondly by the times recorded in the heats. The formula used fairly seeds the greyhounds into the semi-finals based purely on semi-final performance. Guarding for owners and trainers applies in the heats. No guarding applies in the semi-finals.
NSW GBOTA Wentworth Park New Sensation 520m 3 April 5, 15 $25,000 Best greyhounds nominated plus reserves, whelped on or after 31.12.14 Best greyhounds nominated plus reserves, whelped on or after 31.12.14, with no more than 20 race start and 10 race wins at the time of nomination. Number of heats to be determined by number and quality of nominations received. Priority entry granted to nominated greyhounds that have won a Group 1 event or a Group 2 event of not less than 450m and not more than 595m in the 12 months prior to close of nominations. Remaining balance of Heats determined under the guidelines of the GRNSW TAB Grading Policy. Heat field composition shall have top 25% seeded, determined using GRNSW pointscore system, no guard to apply to top 25%. Balance of fields determined by Blind Draw; guarding to apply. . The field composition of the semi-finals will be determined firstly by finishing positions, secondly by the times recorded in the heats. The formula used fairly seeds the greyhounds into the semi-finals based purely on semi-final performance. Guarding for owners and trainers applies in the heats. No guarding applies in the semi-finals.
NSW GBOTA Wentworth Park Association Cup 720m 1 April 8 , 15 $75,000 Best 32 greyhounds nominated plus reserves. Best 32 greyhounds plus reserves as determined under GRNSW TAB Grading Policy. NSW GBOTA and GRNSW reserve the right to reduce the number of heats to be conducted in the event of insufficient nominations being received. Priority entry granted to nominated greyhounds that have won a Group event of not less than 595m in the 12 months prior to close of nominations. Remaining balance of Heats determined under the guidelines of the GRNSW TAB Grading Policy. Heat field composition shall have top 25% seeded, determined using GRNSW pointscore system, no guard to apply to top 25%. Balance of fields determined by Blind Draw; guarding to apply.
NSW GBOTA Wentworth Park Ultra Sense 520m Listed April 8, 15 $15,000 Best 4/5th grade greyhounds nominated plus reserves. Maidens ineligible. Best 4/5th Grade greyhounds nominated as per GRNSW TAB Grading Policy. Priority entry granted to nominated greyhounds that have won a Group 1 event or a Group 2 event of not less than 450m and not more than 595m in the 12 months prior to close of nominations. Remaining balance of Heats determined under the guidelines of the GRNSW TAB Grading Policy. Heat field composition shall have top 25% seeded, determined using GRNSW pointscore system, no guard to apply to top 25%. Balance of fields determined by Blind Draw; guarding to apply.
SGRC Sandown Park Easter Gift 515m Listed April 13 $25,000 Best 8 greyhounds nominated. Best nominations as determined by GRV Grader.
NSW GBOTA Wentworth Park The Ambrosoli 520m 3 April 15 $25,000 For greyhounds that contested the semi-finals of the Golden Easter Egg and finished 3rd and 4th. Fastest 2 5th placegetters to become reserves For greyhounds that contested the semi-finals of the Golden Easter Egg and finished 3rd and 4th. Fastest 2 5th placegetter to become reserves Greyhounds that finished 3rd and 4th in the Semi-Finals of the Macro Meats Golden Easter Egg will be automatically drawn, with the two fastest 5th greyhounds to be drawn as reserves.
Shoalhaven GRC Nowra ClassicBet Summer Puppy Classic 520m 3R April 17, 24 $25,000 Greyhounds whelped between January 1, 2015 and June 30, 2015. $100 fee paid prior to 12 months of age All greyhounds for which the nomination fee has been paid and are eligible to race start in NSW will be granted a draw in the heats. Heats and semi-final composition determined by blind draw. Guarding for owners and trainers where possible applies in heats and semi-finals.
Warrnambool GRC Warrnambool Classic 450m 2 April 18, 19, 26 May 3 $75,000 Best greyhounds nominated whelped between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015. Periodic Nomination fees apply. Sweepstake event. Greyhounds must have met and paid nomination requirements. All eligible greyhounds nominated will secure a start in heats. The number of heats will be determined by the number of nominations received. Heat composition determined by blind draw. Guarding of owners in heats and semi-finals where possible. With respect to the guarding of owners, greyhounds must be owned in identical interests.
BGRC Albion Park Bogie Leigh Queensland Futurity 520m 2 April 20, 27 $40,000 Best female greyhounds nominated plus reserves whelped on or after October 1, 2014. Maidens inelgible. Best female greyhounds nominated plus reserves as determined by the Racing Queensland Greyhound Racing Grading Policy. Heat composition determined by blind draw. Guarding applies to heats, as defined in the Racing Queensland Greyhound Racing Grading Policy.
NSW GBOTA Wentworth Park The Collerson 520m Listed April 21 $15,000 Best 8 greyhounds nominated plus reserves which meet conditions For greyhounds that contested the heats of the Ladbrokes Paws of Thunder, drawn in placing order in the heats. Where greyhounds of the same placing are to be drawn, preference given using GRNSW Grading Policy criteria For greyhounds that contested the heats of the Ladbrokes Paws of Thunder, drawn in placing order in the heats. Where greyhounds of the same placing are to be drawn, preference given using GRNSW Grading Policy criteria
BGRC Albion Park Queensland Derby 520m 2 April 27, May 4, $40,000 Best male greyhounds nominated plus reserves whelped on or after October 1, 2014. Maidens ineligible. Best male greyhounds nominated plus reserves as determined by the Racing Queensland Greyhound Racing Grading Policy. Heat composition determined by blind draw. Guarding applies to heats, as defined in the Racing Queensland Greyhound Racing Grading Policy.
Warrnambool GRC Warrnambool Cup 450m 2 April 26, May 3 $47,000 Best 64 greyhounds nominated plus reserves. Best 64 greyhounds nominated as determined by the GRV Grading Policy and Grader. Number of heats determined by GRV Grader based on nominations and quality of nominations received. "Field composition will be subject to the top 25% of nominated greyhounds being seeded and distributed evenly amongst the heats (eg if 64 nominations are received, the top 16 are seeded and 2 are placed in each of the 8 heats). The remaining 75% of greyhounds will be drawn randomly into the heats. Guarding of owners and trainers in heats will apply (where possible). With respect to the guarding of owners, greyhounds must be owned in identical interests."
NSW GBOTA Wentworth Park Evans & Son Jewellers Ladies Bracelet 520m 3 April 29, May 6 $25,000 Best 32 female greyhounds nominated plus reserves. Best 32 female greyhounds plus reserves as determined under GRNSW TAB Grading Policy. NSW GBOTA and GRNSW reserve the right to reduce the number of heats to be conducted in the event of insufficient nominations being received. Priority entry granted to nominated greyhounds that have won a Group 1 event or a Group 2 event of not less than 450m and not more than 595m in the 12 months prior to close of nominations. Remaining balance of Heats determined under the guidelines of the GRNSW TAB Grading Policy. Heat field composition shall have top 25% seeded, determined using GRNSW pointscore system, no guard to apply to top 25%. Balance of fields determined by Blind Draw; guarding to apply.

May 2017

VenueRace & DistanceGroupDatesPrizemoneyEligibilityConditions/Grading PrinciplesField Composition Principles
SGRC Sandown Park Bill Collins Speed Star 515m 3 May 11 $25,000 Fastest 8 nominations as determined by times recorded at Sandown Park from February 1st 2017
SGRC Sandown Park The Racecallers 595m 3 May 11 $25,000 Best 8 greyhounds nominated. Best 8 greyhounds nominated as determined by GRV Grader.
SGRC Sandown Park The Lizrene 715m 3 May 11 $25,000 Best 8 greyhounds nominated. Best 8 greyhounds nominated as determined by GRV Grader.
GWA Cannington WA Derby 520m 2 May 13, 20 $40,000 Best male greyhounds nominated whelped on or after November 1, 2014 Maidens ineligible. Best greyhounds nominated as determined by RWWA Grading Policy. Heat composition determined by blind draw. Guarding applies to owners and trainers where possible.
Richmond GRC Globe Memorial Richmond Riches Puppy Classic 535m Listed May 13, 20, 27 $100,000 Open to greyhounds sold through the 2015 Richmond Riches Auction Open to greyhounds sold through the 2014 Richmond Riches Auction Heat composition determined by blind draw. Guarding for owners and trainers applies to heats where possible.
Shepparton GRC Northern Districts Cup 450m Listed May 15, 20 $25,000 Best 64 greyhounds nominated which are eligible Best 64 Victorian bred greyhounds, no City Wins, less than $25,000 is stakes prizemoney and having had two starts at Shepparton at the time of nomination close. "Field composition will be subject to the top 25% of nominated greyhounds being seeded and distributed evenly amongst the heats (eg if 64 nominations are received, the top 16 are seeded and 2 are placed in each of the 8 heats). The remaining 75% of greyhounds will be drawn randomly into the heats. Guarding of owners and trainers in heats will apply (where possible). With respect to the guarding of owners, greyhounds must be owned in identical interests."
SGRC Sandown Park Sapphire Crown 515m 1 May 18, 25 $100,000 Best 32 female greyhounds nominated plus reserves. Best 32 female greyhounds nominated as determined by the GRV Grading Policy and Grader. "Field composition will be subject to the top 25% of nominated greyhounds being seeded and distributed evenly amongst the heats (eg if 32 nominations are received, the top 8 are seeded and 2 are placed in each of the 4 heats). The remaining 75% of greyhounds will be drawn randomly into the heats. Guarding of owners and trainers in heats will apply (where possible). With respect to the guarding of owners, greyhounds must be owned in identical interests."
SGRC Sandown Park Harrison-Dawson 515m 1 May 18, 25 $100,000 Best 32 male greyhounds nominated plus reserves. Best 32 male greyhounds nominated plus reserves in the opinion of the GRV Grader. "Field composition will be subject to the top 25% of nominated greyhounds being seeded and distributed evenly amongst the heats (eg if 32 nominations are received, the top 8 are seeded and 2 are placed in each of the 4 heats). The remaining 75% of greyhounds will be drawn randomly into the heats. Guarding of owners and trainers in heats will apply (where possible). With respect to the guarding of owners, greyhounds must be owned in identical interests."
SGRC Sandown Park Sandown Cup 715m 1 May 18, 25 $175,000 Best 32 greyhounds nominated plus reserves. Best 32 greyhounds nominated as determined by the GRV Grading Policy and Grader. Number of heats determined by GRV Grading policy. "Field composition will be subject to the top 25% of nominated greyhounds being seeded and distributed evenly amongst the heats (eg if 32 nominations are received, the top 8 are seeded and 2 are placed in each of the 4 heats). The remaining 75% of greyhounds will be drawn randomly into the heats. Guarding of owners and trainers in heats will apply (where possible). With respect to the guarding of owners, greyhounds must be owned in identical interests."
Angle Park GRSA Howard Ashton 515m 3R May 17, 25, June 1 $25,000 SA bred greyhounds whelped between January 1, 2015 and June 30, 2015 Special Futurity conditions Special Futurity and payment conditions apply. Heat and Semi-Final composition determined by GRSA Grader, seeding applies. Guarding applies to heats and semi-finals where possible.
GWA Cannington WA Oaks 520m 2 May 20, 27 $40,000 Best female greyhounds nominated whelped on or after November 1, 2014 Maidens ineligible. Best greyhounds nominated as determined by RWWA Grading Policy. Heas composition determined by blind draw. Guarding applies to greyhounds owned and/or trained in similar interests where possible.
SGRC Sandown Park Cup Night Stayers 715m Listed May 25 $15,000 Best 8 greyhounds nominated. Best 8 greyhounds nominated as determined by GRV Grader.

June 2017

VenueRace & DistanceGroupDatesPrizemoneyEligibilityConditions/Grading PrinciplesField Composition Principles
NSW GBOTA Wentworth Park Peter Mosman Classic 520m 1 June 3, 10, 17 $75,000 Best 80 greyhounds nominated plus reserves whelped on or after December 1, 2014. Maidens ineligible. Best 80 greyhounds plus reserves as determined under GRNSW TAB Grading Policy. NSW GBOTA and GRNSW reserve the right to reduce the number of heats to be conducted in the event of insufficient nominations being received. Priority entry granted to nominated greyhounds that have won a Group 1 event or a Group 2 event of not less than 450m and not more than 595m in the 12 months prior to close of nominations. Remaining balance of Heats determined under the guidelines of the GRNSW TAB Grading Policy. Heat field composition shall have top 25% seeded, determined using GRNSW pointscore system, no guard to apply to top 25%. Balance of fields determined by Blind Draw; guarding to apply. Semi-finals determined by a formula which recognizes finishing positions and recorded times in Heats. Guarding does not apply in semi-finals. Semi-finals composition determined purely on Heat performance.
BGRC Albion Park Gold Cup 710m 1 June 8, 15 $75,000 Best greyhounds nominated. Best greyhounds nominated as determined by the Racing Queensland Greyhound Racing Grading Policy. Heat composition determined by blind draw. Guarding applies to heats, as defined in the Racing Queensland Greyhound Racing Grading Policy.
BGRC Albion Park Flying Amy Classic 520m Listed June 8, 15 $25,000 Best greyhounds nominated whelped on or after December 1, 2014. . Best greyhounds nominated whelped on or after December 1, 2014 as determined by the Racing Queensland Greyhound Racing Grading Policy. Heat composition determined by blind draw. Guarding applies to heats, as defined in the Racing Queensland Greyhound Racing Grading Policy.
BGRC Albion Park Superstayers Invitational 710m Listed June 22 $25,000 By invitation only. Four greyhounds invited by the BGRC.
BGRC Albion Park Winter Cup 520m 1 June 29, July 6 $75,000 Best greyhounds nominated. Best greyhounds nominated as determined by the Racing Queensland Greyhound Racing Grading Policy. Heat composition determined by blind draw. Guarding applies to heats, as defined in the Racing Queensland Greyhound Racing Grading Policy.

July 2017

VenueRace & DistanceGroupDatesPrizemoneyEligibilityConditions/Grading PrinciplesField Composition Principles
Bendigo GRC Bendigo Cup 425m 2 July 3, 8 $47,000 Best 64 greyhounds nominated plus reserves. Best 64 greyhounds nominated as determined by the GRV Grading Policy and Grader. Number of heats determined by GRV Grader based on nominations and quality of nominations received. "Field composition will be subject to the top 25% of nominated greyhounds being seeded and distributed evenly amongst the heats (eg if 64 nominations are received, the top 16 are seeded and 2 are placed in each of the 8 heats). The remaining 75% of greyhounds will be drawn randomly into the heats. Guarding of owners and trainers in heats will apply (where possible). With respect to the guarding of owners, greyhounds must be owned in identical interests."