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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 2013 to June 2014 Chronological Calendar

July 2013

VenueRace & DistanceGroupDatesPrizemoneyEligibilityConditions/Grading PrinciplesField Composition Principles
Darwin GA of the NT Darwin Cup 537m 3 July 29, August 2 $25,000 Best 32 greyhounds nominated plus reserves. Best 32 greyhounds nominated plus reserves as determined by NTRG&L TAB Grading Policy. Heat composition determined by blind draw.

August 2013

VenueRace & DistanceGroupDatesPrizemoneyEligibilityConditions/Grading PrinciplesField Composition Principles
Townsville GRC Lounds Fresh Seafood Townsville Cup 498m 3 August 20, 27 $25,000 Best 64 greyhounds nominated. Maidens ineligible Best 64 greyhounds nominated as determined by the Racing Queensland Grading Policy. Heat composition determined by blind draw. Guarding applies to heats where possible.
MGRA The Meadows AGRA National Sprint Championship 525m 1 August 24 $75,000 Greyhounds to qualify from each State All nominated greyhounds must be nominated on the AGRA Acceptance Form (available from all AGRA Clubs, controlling authorities and the AGRA website). Heat composition in each State determined by individual State policy.
MGRA The Meadows AGRA National Distance Championship 725m 1 August 24 $75,000 Greyhounds to qualify from each State All nominated greyhounds must be nominated on the AGRA Acceptance Form (available from all AGRA Clubs, controlling authorities and the AGRA website). Heat composition in each State determined by individual State policy.
NSW NCA Unibet Gardens Multicam Black Top 515m 2 August 24, 31 $40,000 Best 64 greyhounds nominated plus reserves. Maidens ineligible Best 64 greyhounds as determined under GRNSW TAB Grading Policy. Where less than 64 nominations are received then the NSW NCA and GRNSW retain the right to determine number of heats conducted. Heat composition determined by blind draw. Guarding applies to owners and trainers where possible.
Dapto GRC Dapto Maiden 520m 3 August 29 September 5, 12 $25,000 Best 80 maiden greyhounds nominated. 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, Dapto GRC and GRNSW will determine the number of heats to be conducted. Heats and semi-finals composition determined by blind draw. Guarding applies to owners and trainers where possible.

September 2013

VenueRace & DistanceGroupDatesPrizemoneyEligibilityConditions/Grading PrinciplesField Composition Principles
Dapto GRC Sportingbet Megastar 520m 1 September 5, 12 $75,000 September 5 Heat for Best 8 greyhounds nominated. The September 5 Heat is a Best 8 determined by the GRNSW Grader from which the first three greyhounds will qualify for the final. Other five finalists selected by a selection panel determined by Dapto GRC. First three placegetters from the Heat to the final. 4th and 5th from the Heat reserves for the Final. Five other finalists by invitation of the determined Dapto GRC selection panel.
GRSA Angle Park Coffex Coffee Oaks 515m 3 September 5, 12 $25,000 Best female greyhounds whelped on or after March 1, 2011. Maidens ineligible. Local preludes for SA trained and domiciled greyhounds on August 21. Winners and placegetters qualify for heats. Maximum of 8 preludes. Heats will comprise Prelude winners and placegetters plus best of other nominations received as determined by the GRSA Grader, seeding applies. Prelude and heat composition determined by Grader. Guarding of trainers in Preludes and heats where possible.
NSW GBOTA Wentworth Park Chairman's Cup 720m 3 September 7, 14 $25,000 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 composition determined by blind draw. Guarding for owners and trainers applies to heats where possible.
Canberra GRC Canberra Cup 530m 3 September 8, 15 $25,000 Best greyhounds nominated plus reserves. Best greyhounds nominated as determined by GRNSW TAB Grading Policy. Minimum of 4 heats. Heat composition determined by blind draw. Guarding applies to owners and trainers where possible.
Shepparton GRC Shepparton Cup 450m 2 September 9, 13 $43,750 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. "
GRSA Angle Park Schweppes Derby 515m 3 September 12, 19 $25,000 Best male greyhounds whelped on or after March 1, 2011. Maidens ineligible. Local preludes for SA trained and domiciled greyhounds on August 29. Winners and placegetters qualify for heats. Maximum of 8 preludes. Heats will comprise Prelude winners and placegetters plus best of other nominations received as determined by the GRSA Grader. Prelude and heat composition determined by Grader, seeding applies. Guarding of trainers in Preludes and heats where possible.
Casino GRC Charcoal Inn Casino Cup 484m 3 September 20, 27 $25,000 Best 32 greyhounds nominated plus reserves. Best 32 greyhounds nominated plus reserves as determined by the GRNSW TAB Grading Policy. Heat composition determined by blind draw. Guarding applies to owners and trainers where possible.
NSW GBOTA Wentworth Park Multiquip Bob Payne Spring Sprint 520m 2 September 21, 28 $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 composition determined by blind draw. Guarding for owners and trainers applies to heats where possible.
MGRA The Meadows Top Cat Video Cup 725m 3 September 21, 28 $25,000 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. "

October 2013

VenueRace & DistanceGroupDatesPrizemoneyEligibilityConditions/Grading PrinciplesField Composition Principles
GRSA Angle Park Triple M Adelaide Cup 515m 1 October 3, 10 $75,000 Best greyhounds nominated. Maidens Ineligible Number of heats determined by number of nominations received. Up to a maximum of 8 heats to be conducted. Automatic entry to the heats granted, if nominated, to: a. Winner of the SA Oaks on September 12. b. Winner of the SA Derby on September 19. c. Winnes and placegetters of Adelaide Cup preludes on September 19 and 26. d. Final field of the Bob Payne Sprint at Wentworth Park on September 28. Prelude and heat composition determined by Grader, seeding applies. Guarding of trainers in Preludes and heats where possible.
BGRC Albion Park Gold Coast Cup 520m 3 October 3, 10 $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 Solo Mandurah Cup 490m 3 October 4, 11 $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.
NSW GBOTA Wentworth Park Bohemia Crystal Sydney Cup 720m 3 October 5, 12 $25,000 Best 16 greyhounds nominated plus reserves. Best 16 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 by blind draw. Guarding for owners and trainers applies to heats where possible.
Shoalhaven GRC Ltd Nowra Spring Puppy Classic 520m 3 October 7, 14, 19 $25,000 Open to eligible greyhounds Greyhound whelped between July 1, 2001 to December 31, 2011. Having paid nomination fee. Heat composition determined by blind draw. Guarding for trainers where possible.
MGRA The Meadows GRV Great Chase 525m 2 September 17-25, 30 October 9 $43,750 Victorian bred and trained greyhounds with 1 – 5 wins. 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.. 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.
Geelong GRC Geelong Gold Cup 460m 2 October 14, 18 $43,750 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. "
NSW GBOTA Lismore Lismore Workers Club Cup 520m 2 October 15, 22 $40,000 Best 32 greyhounds nominated plus reserves. Best 32 greyhounds nominated plus reserves as determined by 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 composition determined by blind draw. Guarding for owners and trainers applies to heats where possible.
GWA Cannington All Stars Sprint 530m 2 October 19, 26 $40,000 Best greyhounds nominated. 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 Topgun 525m 1 October 26 $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.
NSW GBOTA Wentworth Park Centrebet Vic Peters Classic 520m 1 October 26 November 2, 9 $75,000 Best 80 greyhounds whelped on or after April 1, 2011. 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 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.
MGRA The Meadows Hume Cup (Sponsored by Hume Council) 600m 1 October 26, November 4 $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. "
GRSA Gawler Gawler Gold Cup 531m 3 October 29, November 3 $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.

November 2013

VenueRace & DistanceGroupDatesPrizemoneyEligibilityConditions/Grading PrinciplesField Composition Principles
MGRA The Meadows RSN Silver Bullet 525m 3 November 4 $25,000 Best 8 greyhounds nominated. Best 8 nominations as determined by GRV Grader.
SGRC Sandown Park Macro Meats Shootout 515m 3 November 7 $50,000 Best 4 greyhounds nominated. Best four greyhounds as suited to the format as determined by a panel comprising Sandown GRC representatives and the GRV Grader.
Ipswich GRC City of Ipswich Gold Cup 520m 3 November 7, 14 $25,000 Best 64 greyhounds nominated plus reserves. Best 64 greyhounds nominated as determined by the Racing Queensland Greyhound Racing Grading Policy. Heat and semi-final composition determined by Grader. Guarding applies to heats, as defined in the Racing Queensland Greyhound Racing Grading Policy.
SGRC Sandown Park Sir John Dillon Memorial 595m 3 November 7 $25,000 Best 8 greyhounds nominated. Best 8 nominations as determined by GRV Grader.
GWA Cannington Young Star Classic 530m 3 November 9, 16 $25,000 Greyhounds whelped on or after May 1, 2011. Maidens ineligible. Best greyhounds whelped on or after May 1, 2011 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.
SGRC Sandown Park Melbourne Cup 515m 1 November 14, 21 $350,000 Best 64 greyhounds nominated plus reserves. Winners of certain Group events (Exemption events) are given first preference. The remainder of the best 64 plus reserves as determined by a selection panel from greyhounds nominated that have contested the 2013 Melbourne Cup Preludes. 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 Bold Trease Carnival Cup 715m 1 November 14, 21 $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.
GRSA Angle Park Brian Johnstone 515m 3 November 20, 28 December 5 $25,000 SA bred greyhounds whelped between June 1, 2011 and December 31, 2011. 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 Country Winnebago Puppy Classic 520m 2 November 21, 28 December 5 $75,000 Greyhounds sold through the 2012 Dapto Puppy Auction Best Greyhounds nominated in the opinion of the GRNSW Grader. 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 21 $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 21 $15,000 Best 8 greyhounds nominated. Best 8 greyhounds nominated as determined by GRV Grader.
Ballarat GRC Mega Merch Ballarat Cup 450m 2 November 27 December 4 $43,750 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. "
BGRC Albion Park SKY Racing Brisbane Cup 520m 1 November 28 December 5 $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.
NSW GBOTA Wentworth Park Schweppes Summer Cup 720m 3 November 30 December 7 $25,000 Best 16 greyhounds nominated plus reserves. Best 16 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 grading guidelines of the GRNSW TAB Grading Policy. Heat composition determined by blind draw. Guarding for owners and trainers applies to heats where possible.

December 2013

VenueRace & DistanceGroupDatesPrizemoneyEligibilityConditions/Grading PrinciplesField Composition Principles
NSW GBOTA Wentworth Park AAA Radiators Christmas Gift 520m 3 December 7, 14 $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 composition determined by blind draw. Guarding for owners and trainers applies to heats where possible.
Hobart GRC Tattsbet Hobart Thousand 461m 1 December 12, 19 $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 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.
SGRC Sandown Park Laurels Classic 515m 2 December 12, 19, 26 $50,000 Best 64 Female greyhounds whelped on or after June 1, 2011. Maidens ineligible. Best 64 nominations plus reserves as determined by selection panel. 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 NCA UnibetGardens All Pro Newcastle Cup 715m Listed December 13 $15,000 Best 8 greyhounds nominated plus reserves. Best 8 greyhounds as determined by NSW NCA and GRNSW Grader.
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 Silver Chief Classic 525m 1 December 21, 28 January 4 $100,000 Male greyhounds whelped on or after June 1, 2011. 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 31 January 7 $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 composition determined by blind draw. Guarding for owners and trainers applies to heats where possible.

January 2014

VenueRace & DistanceGroupDatesPrizemoneyEligibilityConditions/Grading PrinciplesField Composition Principles
Cranbourne GRC Cranbourne Cup 520m 2 January 1, 8 $43,750 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.
GWA Mandurah Mandurah Mail Birthday Cup 405m 3 January 3, 10 $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 Dowling McCarthy & Hankook Tyres Devonport Cup 452m 3 January 7, 14 $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 9, 16 $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 Centrebet Paws Of Thunder 520m 1 January 11, 18 $100,000 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 composition determined by blind draw. Guarding for owners and trainers applies to heats where possible.
NSW GBOTA Wentworth Park Summer Distance Plate 720m 2 January 11, 18 $40,000 Best 16 greyhounds nominated plus reserves. Best 16 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 grading guidelines of the GRNSW TAB Grading Policy. Heat composition determined by blind draw. Guarding for owners and trainers applies to heats where possible.
Warragul GRC Warragul Cup 460m 2 January 19, 24 $43,750 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 Bulli Centrebet Bulli Gold Plate 472m 3 January 20, 27 $25,000 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 composition determined by blind draw. Guarding for owners and trainers applies to heats where possible.
SGRC Sandown Park Australian Sprint 515m Listed January 23 $15,000 Best 8 greyhounds nominated. Best nominations as determined by GRV Grader.
SGRC Sandown Park Maidment Memorial 595m Listed January 23 $15,000 Best 8 greyhounds nominated. Best nominations as determined by GRV Grader.
NSW NCA Unibet Gardens Newcastle Herald National Derby 515m 1 January 24, 31 February 7 $75,000 Best 48 male greyhounds whelped on or after July 1, 2011. Maidens ineligible. Best 48 male greyhounds as per GRNSW TAB Grading Policy. Where less that 48 nominations are received, the NSW NCA and GRNSW retain the right to alter number of heats conducted.
NSW NCA Unibet Gardens Dogpro National Futurity 515m 1 January 24, 31 February 7 $75,000 Best 48 female greyhounds whelped on or after July 1, 2011. Maidens ineligible. Best 48 female greyhounds as per GRNSW TAB Grading Policy. Where less that 48 nominations are received, the NSW NCA and GRNSW retain the right to alter number of heats conducted.
BGRC Albion Park Big Dog Cup 600m 3 January 30, February 6 $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.

February 2014

VenueRace & DistanceGroupDatesPrizemoneyEligibilityConditions/Grading PrinciplesField Composition Principles
GWA Cannington Sky Racing Perth Cup 530m 1 February 1, 8 $140,000 Best 64 greyhounds nominated 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.
GWA Cannington Sky Racing Galaxy 715m 1 February 1, 8 $80,000 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.
Healesville GRC Healesville Cup 350m 2 February 2, 9 $43,750 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. "
Launceston GRC Curtains & Blinds Launceston Cup 515m 2 February 3, 10, 17 $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.
Ipswich GRC Vince Curry Memorial Maiden 520m 2 February 4, 11, 20 $40,000 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.
GWA Cannington Sky Racing Perth Cup Consolation 530m 3 February 8 $25,000 Second eight qualifying greyhounds from Perth Cup heats Greyhounds qualifying for the two consolations have a commitment to start in those events.
MGRA The Meadows GRV VBIS Breeders Series 525m 3 February 12, 19 March 1 $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 Macro Meats Temlee 525m 1 February 15 $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 Macro Meats Rookie Rebel 600m 1 February 15 $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 Macro Meats Zoom Top 725m 1 February 15 $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 Maurice Blackburn Lawyers Australian Cup 525m 1 February 22 March 1 $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 22 heats, remainder to compete in February 15 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.
MGRA The Meadows Macro Meats Super Stayers 725m 1 February 22 March 1 $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 2014

VenueRace & DistanceGroupDatesPrizemoneyEligibilityConditions/Grading PrinciplesField Composition Principles
Horsham GRC Horsham Cup 480m 2 March 4, 8 $43,750 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. "
Richmond GRC Richmond Derby 535m 2 March 8, 15 $40,000 Best male greyhounds nominated. Best Male greyhounds nomianted plus reserves as determined by GRNSW TAB Grading Policy Heat composition determined by blind draw. Guarding applies to owners and trainers in heats where possible.
Ipswich GRC Ipswich Auction Series 520m 2 March 11, 18, 25 April 3 $40,000 Greyhounds sold through the 2012 Auction Best greyhounds nominated as determined by the Racing Queensland Greyhound Racing Grading Policy. Heat and semi-final composition determined by Grader.
Shoalhaven GRC Nowra Summer Puppy Classic 520m 3 March 17, 24, 29 $25,000 Greyhounds whelped between January 1, 2012 and June 30, 2012. $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.
NSW GBOTA Maitland Maitland Cup 450m 2 March 20, 27 $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 composition determined by blind draw. Guarding for owners and trainers applies to heats where possible.
NSW GBOTA Wentworth Park Betfair Cup 720m 3 March 22, 29 $25,000 Best 16 greyhounds nomianted plus reserves. Best 16 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 grading guidelines of the GRNSW TAB Grading Policy. Heat composition determined by blind draw. Guarding for owners and trainers applies to heats where possible.

April 2014

VenueRace & DistanceGroupDatesPrizemoneyEligibilityConditions/Grading PrinciplesField Composition Principles
NSW GBOTA Wentworth Park New Sensation 520m 3 April 4, 11, 19 $25,000 Best 64 greyhounds nominated plus reserves, whelped on or after 28.12.2011 Best 64 greyhounds nominated plus reserves,Open to greyhounds 27months of age or younger (that being whelped on or after 29.11.2011), with no more than 20 race start and 10 race wins at the time of nomination. Where less than 64 nominations are received, NSW GBOTA and GRNSW reserve the right to determine number of heats and semi finals conducted
NSW GBOTA Wentworth Park Macro Meats Golden Easter Egg 520m 1 April 5, 12, 19 $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 composition determined by blind draw. 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 Centrebet Magic Maiden 520m 3 April 6, 11, 19 $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 of Wentworth Park Performance Trials. 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 satisfactorilycompeted in a Performance Trial or Qualifying 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 April 10, 17 $40,000 Best 64 greyhounds nominated plus reserves. 30 starts or less. 1 - 5 wins. 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 Association Cup 720m 1 April 12, 19 $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 grading guidelines of the GRNSW TAB Grading Policy. Heat composition determined by blind draw. Guarding for owners and trainers applies to heats where possible.
NSW GBOTA Wentworth Park Ultra Sense 520m Listed April 12, 19 $15,000 Best 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 composition determined by blind draw. Guarding for owners and trainers applies to heats where possible.
Warrnambool GRC Warrnambool Classic 450m 2 April 15, 16, 23, 30 $75,000 Best greyhounds nominated whelped between July 1, 2011 and June 30, 2012. 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.
Bendigo GRC Bendigo Cup 425m 2 April 16, 20 $43,750 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. "
BGRC Albion Park Macro Meats Bogie Leigh Futurity 520m 2 April 14, 24 $40,000 Best female greyhounds nominated plus reserves whelped on or after October 1, 2011. 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.
SGRC Sandown Park Easter Gift 515m Listed April 17 $15,000 Best 8 greyhounds nominated. Best nominations as determined by GRV Grader.
NSW GBOTA Wentworth Park The Ambrosoli 520m 3 April 19 $25,000 For greyhounds that contested the semi-finals of the Macro Meats Golden Easter Egg For greyhounds that contested the semi-finals of the Macro Meats Golden Easter Egg 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.
Warrnambool GRC Warrnambool Cup 450m 2 April 23, 30 $43,750 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. "
BGRC Albion Park Brandons Electrical Queensland Derby 520m 2 April 24 May 1 $40,000 Best male greyhounds nominated plus reserves whelped on or after October 1, 2011. 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.
NSW GBOTA Wentworth Park Evans & Son Jewellers Ladies Bracelet 520m 3 April 26 May 3 $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 composition determined by blind draw. Guarding for owners and trainers applies to heats where possible.

May 2014

VenueRace & DistanceGroupDatesPrizemoneyEligibilityConditions/Grading PrinciplesField Composition Principles
SGRC Sandown Park Bert Bryant Memorial 595m 3 May 1 $25,000 Best 8 greyhounds nominated. Best 8 greyhounds nominated as determined by GRV Grader.
SGRC Sandown Park The Lizrene 715m 3 May 1 $25,000 Best 8 greyhounds nominated. Best 8 greyhounds nominated as determined by GRV Grader.
SGRC Sandown Park Bill Collins Memorial 515m Listed May 1 $15,000 Best 8 greyhounds nominated. Best 8 greyhounds nominated as determined by GRV Grader.
SGRC Sandown Park Macro Meats Sapphire Crown 515m 1 May 8, 15 $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 2 May 8, 15 $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. "
Richmond GRC Bess Electrical Oaks 535m Listed May 10, 17 $20,000 Best 64 female 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. Heat composition determined by blind draw. Guarding for owners and trainers applies to heats where possible.
GRSA Angle Park Howard Ashton 515m 3 May 14, 22, 29 $25,000 SA bred greyhounds whelped between January 1, 2012 and June 30, 2012 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.
SGRC Sandown Park Sandown Cup 715m 1 May 15, 22 $175,000 Best greyhounds nominated. 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. "
GWA Cannington Brittons WA Derby 530m 2 May 17, 24 $40,000 Best male greyhounds nominated whelped on or after November 1, 2011. 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.
NSW GBOTA Bulli Ranvet Gold Cup 472m 3 May 19, 26 $25,000 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 composition determined by blind draw. Guarding for owners and trainers applies to heats where possible.
SGRC Sandown Park Cup Night Sprint 515m Listed May 22 $15,000 Best 8 greyhounds nominated. Best 8 greyhounds nominated as determined by GRV Grader.
SGRC Sandown Park Cup Night Stayers 715m Listed May 22 $15,000 Best 8 greyhounds nominated. Best 8 greyhounds nominated as determined by GRV Grader.

June 2014

VenueRace & DistanceGroupDatesPrizemoneyEligibilityConditions/Grading PrinciplesField Composition Principles
Shepparton GRC Northern Districts Cup 450m Listed June 2, 7 $25,000 Best greyhounds nominated Best 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. "
BGRC Albion Park Macro Meats Gold Cup 710m 1 June 5, 12 $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 Tatts Bet Flying Amy Classic 520m Listed June 5, 12 $15,000 Best greyhounds nominated whelped on or after December 1, 2011. Best greyhounds nominated whelped on or after December 1, 2011 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 Rapidvite Peter Mosman Classic 520m 1 June 7, 14, 21 $75,000 Best 80 greyhounds nominated plus reserves whelped on or after December 1, 2011. 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 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.
Traralgon GRC Traralgon Cup 513m 2 June 14, 20 $43,750 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. "
BGRC Albion Park Superstayers 710m Listed June 19 $15,000 By invitation only. Four greyhounds invited by the BGRC.
BGRC Albion Park Garrards Winter Carnival Cup 520m 1 June 26 July 3 $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.
GWA Cannington Solo WA Oaks 530m 2 June 28 July 5 $40,000 Best female greyhounds nominated whelped on or after December 1, 2011. 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.