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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 2015 to June 2016 Chronological Calendar

July 2015

VenueRace & DistanceGroupDatesPrizemoneyEligibilityConditions/Grading PrinciplesField Composition Principles
SGRC Sandown Park McKenna Memorial 595m 2 July 2, 9 $47,000 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. "
MGRA The Meadows Hudson Pacific Maturity Classic 525m 1 July 11, 18, 25 $100,000 Best 96 Greyhounds whelped on or after January 1, 2013 plus reserves. 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. "
NGRC The Gardens Laurie Healion Memorial Maiden 515m 3 July 18, 24, 31 $22,500* 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, NGRC and GRNSW will determine the number of heats to be conducted. *10% of prizemoney deducted for GRNSW Integrity and Animal Welfare Levy Heats and semi-finals composed by blind draw. Guarding applies to owners and trainers where possible.
Darwin GA of the NT Darwin Cup 537m 3 July 27, 31 $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 2015

VenueRace & DistanceGroupDatesPrizemoneyEligibilityConditions/Grading PrinciplesField Composition Principles
Dapto GRC Dapto Maiden 520m 3 August 13, 20, 27 $22,500* 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. *Prizemoney reflects 10% deduction for GRNSW Animal Welfare & Integrity Levy Heats and semi-finals composition determined by blind draw. Guarding applies to owners and trainers where possible.
Townsville GRC Townsville Cup 498m 3 August 18, 25 $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.
Cranbourne GRC Cranbourne Puppy Classic 520m 3 August 19, 28 $25,000 Best greyhounds whelped on or after May 1, 2013, Maidens ineligible
NGRC The Gardens Woy Woy Poultry Black Top 515m 2 August 21, 28 $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 NGRC 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.
NSW GBOTA Wentworth Park AGRA National Sprint Championship 520m 1 August 22 $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 GBOTA Wentworth Park AGRA National Distance Championship 720m 1 August 22 $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.

September 2015

VenueRace & DistanceGroupDatesPrizemoneyEligibilityConditions/Grading PrinciplesField Composition Principles
GRSA Angle Park Coffex Coffee SA Oaks 515m 3 September 3, 10 $25,000 Best female greyhounds whelped on or after March 1, 2013. Maidens ineligible. Best female greyhounds whelped on or after March 1, 2013. Maidens ineligible. Heats will comprise best of nominations received as determined by the GRSA Grader, seeding applies. Guarding of trainers in heats where possible.
Dapto GRC Megastar 520m 1 September 3, 11 $67,500* Best 8 greyhounds nominated for Heat Sept 3, 5 qualifiers selected by panel seeded into Sept 11 *reflects deduction for GRNSW Animal Welfare & Integrity Levy The September 3, One 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 five industry experts elected by Dapto GRC.
Traralgon GRC Traralgon Cup 513m 2 August 29, September 5 $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 Chairman's Cup 720m 3 September 5, 12 $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 using seeding using GRNSW pointscore. Guarding for owners and trainers applies to heats where possible.
Healesville GRC Healesville Cup 350m 2 September 6, 13 $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. Priority entry to heats for Straight Track Championships winner on August 23. "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. "
Canberra GRC Canberra Cup 530m 3 September 6, 13 $25,000 Best greyhounds nominated plus reserves. Maidens ineligible. Best greyhounds nominated as determined by GRNSW TAB Grading Policy. Minimum 4 heats Heat composition determined by blind draw. Guarding applies to owners and trainers where possible.
GRSA Angle Park BGC SA Derby 515m 3 September 10,17 $25,000 Best male greyhounds whelped on or after March 1, 2013. Maidens ineligible. Best male greyhounds whelped on or after March 1, 2013. Maidens ineligible. Heats will comprise best of nominations received as determined by the GRSA Grader, seeding applies. Guarding of trainers in heats where possible.
Traralgon GRC Traralgon Cup 513m 2 September 12, 19 $45,000 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. "
Casino GRC Charcoal Inn Casino Cup 484m 3 September 18, 25 $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 Bob Payne Spring Sprint 520m 2 September 19, 26 $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 19, 26 $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. "
Shoalhaven GRC Nowra Spring Puppy Classic 520m 3 September 28, October 5, 10 $25,000 Greyhound whelped between July 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013. Having paid nomination fee prior to 12months of age. Greyhound whelped between July 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013. Having paid nomination fee. Heat composition determined by blind draw. Guarding for trainers where possible.

October 2015

VenueRace & DistanceGroupDatesPrizemoneyEligibilityConditions/Grading PrinciplesField Composition Principles
BGRC Albion Park Gold Coast Cup 520m 3 October 1, 8 $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.
GRSA Angle Park Adelaide Cup 515m 1 October 1, 9 $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 10. b. Winner of the SA Derby on September 17. c. Final field of the Bob Payne Sprint at Wentworth Park on September 26. Heat composition determined by Grader. Guarding of trainers in heats where possible.
GWA Mandurah Mandurah Cup 490m 3 October 2, 9 $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 Sydney Cup 720m 3 October 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 composition determined using seeding using GRNSW pointscore. Guarding for owners and trainers applies to heats where possible.
NSW GBOTA Lismore Lismore Workers Club Cup 520m 2 October 16, 23 $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.
Geelong GRC Geelong Gold Cup 460m 2 October 16, 23 $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. "
NSW GBOTA Wentworth Park Ladbrokes Vic Peters Classic 520m 1 October 17, 24, 31 $75,000 Best 80 greyhounds whelped on or after April 1, 2013. Maidens ineligible. Best 80 greyhounds plus reserves as determined under GRNSW TAB Grading Policy. Where less than called for nominations are received, NSW GBOTA and GRNSW reserve the right to determine how event is structured including number of heats and semi-finals 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.
GWA Mandurah All Stars Sprint 490m 2 October 17, 24 $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 Stayers 725m 2 October 24 $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.
MGRA The Meadows Hume Cup (Sponsored by Hume Council) 600m 1 October 24, November 2 $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 Topgun 525m 1 October 24 $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.
GRSA Gawler Gawler Gold Cup 531m 3 October 27, November 1 $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 GRV Great Chase 525m 2 October 9-15, 21, 28 $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.

November 2015

VenueRace & DistanceGroupDatesPrizemoneyEligibilityConditions/Grading PrinciplesField Composition Principles
MGRA The Meadows RSN Silver Bullet 525m 3 November 2 $25,000 Best 8 greyhounds nominated. Best 8 nominations as determined by GRV Grader.
Richmond GRC Globe Memorial Maiden 535m Listed November 4, 14 $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 Shootout 515m 2 November 6 $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 $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.
GWA Cannington Young Star Classic 520m 3 November 7, 14 $25,000 Greyhounds whelped on or after May 1, 2013. Maidens ineligible. Best greyhounds whelped on or after May 1, 2013 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 Bold Trease Carnival Cup 715m 1 November 13, 20 $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 13, 20 $420,000 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 2015 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.
GRSA Angle Park Brian Johnstone 515m 3 November 18, 26, December 3 $25,000 SA bred greyhounds whelped between July 1, 2013 and December 31, 2013. 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 2 November 19, 26, December 3 $67,500* Greyhounds sold through the 2014 Dapto Puppy Auction Best Greyhounds nominated as determined by GRNSW Grading Policy which have complied with relevant Auction Criteria *reflects deduction for GRNSW Animal Welfare and Integrity Levy 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 20 $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 20 $15,000 Best 8 greyhounds nominated. Best 8 greyhounds nominated as determined by GRV Grader.
Ballarat GRC Ballarat Cup 450m 2 November 25, December 2 $70,000 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. "
BGRC Albion Park SKY Racing Brisbane Cup 520m 1 November 26, December 3 $100,000 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 Summer Cup 720m 3 November 28, December 5 $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.

December 2015

VenueRace & DistanceGroupDatesPrizemoneyEligibilityConditions/Grading PrinciplesField Composition Principles
SGRC Sandown Park Sir John Dillon Memorial 595m 3 December 3, 10 $25,000 Best greyhounds nominated Best 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 GBOTA Wentworth Park Christmas Gift 520m 3 December 5, 12 $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.
SGRC Sandown Park Laurels Classic 515m 2 December 6, 13, 17 $50,000 Best 64 Female greyhounds whelped on or after June 1, 2013. 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.
Hobart GRC Tattsbet Hobart Thousand 461m 1 December 10, 17 $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.
NGRC The Gardens Newcastle Cup 715m Listed December 11 $15,000 Best 8 greyhounds nominated plus reserves. Best 8 greyhounds as determined by GRNSW Grading Policy.
Sale GRC Sale Cup 650m 1 December 19, 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 19, 26, January 2 $100,000 Male greyhounds whelped on or after June 1, 2013. 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 1 $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 2016

VenueRace & DistanceGroupDatesPrizemoneyEligibilityConditions/Grading PrinciplesField Composition Principles
GWA Mandurah Mandurah Mail Birthday Cup 405m 3 January 1, 8 $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.
Cranbourne GRC Cranbourne Cup 520m 2 January 4, 9 $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.
North West Greyhound Racing Club Hankook Tyres Devonport Cup 452m 3 January 5, 12 $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 7, 14 $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 Summer Distance Plate 720m 2 January 9, 16 $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 composition determined using seeding using GRNSW pointscore. Guarding for owners and trainers applies to heats where possible.
NSW GBOTA Wentworth Park Ladbrokes Paws Of Thunder 520m 1 January 9, 16 $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.
Warragul GRC Warragul Cup 460m 2 January 16, 22 $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 The Collerson 520m Listed January 16 $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
SGRC Sandown Park Australian Sprint 515m Listed January 21 $15,000 Best 8 greyhounds nominated. Best nominations as determined by GRV Grader.
SGRC Sandown Park Maidment Memorial 595m Listed January 21 $15,000 Best 8 greyhounds nominated. Best nominations as determined by GRV Grader.
NSW GBOTA Wentworth Park National Futurity 520m 1 January 23, 30 $75,000 Best 40 female greyhounds whelped on or after July 1, 2013. Maidens ineligible. Best 40 female greyhounds as per GRNSW TAB Grading Policy. Where less that 48 nominations are received, the NSW GBOTA and GRNSW retain the right to alter number of heats conducted. Greyhounds that have won a Group 1 event, at the time of nominations closing for the heats, are exempt from the heats and will be directly seeded into the semi-finals if the connections of the greyhound so desire. . Heat composition determined by blind draw. Semi-final composition determined by blind draw after seeded greyhounds have been allocated. Guarding applies to owners and trainers where possible.
NSW GBOTA Wentworth Park National Derby 520m 1 January 23, 30 $75,000 Best 40 male greyhounds whelped on or after July 1, 2013. Maidens ineligible. Best 40 male greyhounds as per GRNSW TAB Grading Policy. Where less that 48 nominations are received, the NSW GBOTA and GRNSW retain the right to alter number of heats conducted. Greyhounds that have won a Group 1 event, at the time of nominations closing for the heats, are exempt from the heats and will be directly seeded into the semi-finals if the connections of the greyhound so desire. . Heat composition determined by blind draw. Semi-final composition determined by blind draw after seeded greyhounds have been allocated. Guarding applies to owners and trainers where possible.
BGRC Albion Park Queensland Cup 600m 3 January 28, February 4 $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 Galaxy 715m 1 January 30, February 6 $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.
GWA Cannington SKY Racing Perth Cup 520m 1 January 30, February 6 $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.

February 2016

VenueRace & DistanceGroupDatesPrizemoneyEligibilityConditions/Grading PrinciplesField Composition Principles
Launceston GRC Curtains & Blinds Launceston Cup 515m 2 February 1, 8, 15 $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 6, 13, 20 $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.
GWA Cannington SKY Racing Perth Cup Consolation 520m 3 February 6 $25,000 Second eight qualifying greyhounds from Perth Cup heats Greyhounds qualifying for the two consolations have a commitment to start in those events.
Shepparton GRC Shepparton Cup 450m 2 February 8, 12 $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 Bulli Ladbrokes Cyril Rowe Gold Cup 472m 2 February 12, 19 $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.
MGRA The Meadows GRV VBIS Breeders Series 525m 3 February 17, 24, March 5 $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 - ATC Insurance Soultions 525m 1 February 20 $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 - ATC Insurance Soultions 600m 1 February 20 $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 - ATC Insurance Soultions 725m 1 February 20 $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 ATC Insurance Soultions Australian Cup 525m 1 February 20, 27, March 5 $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.
MGRA The Meadows ATC Insurance Soultions Stayers 725m 1 February 27, March 5 $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."
Richmond GRC Bess Electrical Oaks 535m 2 February 26, March 4 $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 February 26, March 4 $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.

March 2016

VenueRace & DistanceGroupDatesPrizemoneyEligibilityConditions/Grading PrinciplesField Composition Principles
NSW GBOTA Wentworth Park Ladbrokes Magic Maiden 520m 3 March 9, 16, 26 $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 10, 17, 24 $155,000 Best 96 greyhounds nominated plus reserves with 1-6wins, from no more than 30 race starts, which have paid the sweepstake fee as determined by SGRC Best 96 greyhounds nominated plus reserves with 1-6wins, from no more than 30 race starts, which have paid the sweepstake fee as determined by SGRC "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 Ladbrokes Golden Easter Egg 520m 1 March 12, 19, 26 $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 New Sensation 520m 3 March 16, 26 $25,000 Best greyhounds nominated plus reserves, whelped on or after 11.12.13 Best greyhounds nominated plus reserves, whelped on or after 11.12.13, 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 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.
Ipswich GRC Ipswich Auction Series 520m 2 March 19, 26, April 2, 9 $40,000 Best greyhounds nominated, purchased through 2014 Auction Best greyhounds nominated as determined by the Racing Queensland Greyhound Racing Grading Policy. Heat and semi-final composition determined by Grader.
NSW GBOTA Wentworth Park AAA Radiator Specialists Association Cup 720m 1 March 19, 26 $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 composition determined using seeding using GRNSW pointscore. Guarding for owners and trainers applies to heats where possible.
NSW GBOTA Wentworth Park Ultra Sense 520m Listed March 19, 26 $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 composition determined by blind draw. Guarding for owners and trainers applies to heats where possible.
SGRC Sandown Park Easter Gift 515m Listed March 24 $15,000 Best 8 greyhounds nominated. Best nominations as determined by GRV Grader.
NSW GBOTA Wentworth Park The Ambrosoli 520m 3 March 26 $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.
NSW GBOTA Maitland Maitland Cup 450m 2 March 31, April 8 $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.

April 2016

VenueRace & DistanceGroupDatesPrizemoneyEligibilityConditions/Grading PrinciplesField Composition Principles
Shoalhaven GRC Nowra ClassicBet Summer Puppy Classic 520m 3 April 4, 11, 16 $25,000 Greyhounds whelped between January 1, 2014 and June 30, 2014. $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.
BGRC Albion Park Bogie Leigh Queensland Futurity 520m 2 April 7, 14 $450,000 Best female greyhounds nominated plus reserves whelped on or after October 1, 2013. 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 Gold Cup 720m 3 April 9, 16 $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 composition determined using seeding using GRNSW pointscore. Guarding for owners and trainers applies to heats where possible.
BGRC Albion Park Brandons Electrical Queensland Derby 520m 2 April 14, 21 $50,000 Best male greyhounds nominated plus reserves whelped on or after October 1, 2013. 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 Classic 450m 2 April 19, 20, 27, May 4 $75,000 Best greyhounds nominated whelped between July 1, 2013 and June 30, 2014. 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.
Warrnambool GRC Warrnambool Cup 450m 2 April 27, May 4 $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 30, May 7 $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 2016

VenueRace & DistanceGroupDatesPrizemoneyEligibilityConditions/Grading PrinciplesField Composition Principles
SGRC Sandown Park Bill Collins Memorial 515m 3 May 5 $25,000 Best 8 greyhounds nominated. Best 8 greyhounds nominated as determined by GRV Grader.
SGRC Sandown Park The Racecallers 595m 3 May 5 $25,000 Best 8 greyhounds nominated. Best 8 greyhounds nominated as determined by GRV Grader.
SGRC Sandown Park The Lizrene 715m 3 May 5 $25,000 Best 8 greyhounds nominated. Best 8 greyhounds nominated as determined by GRV Grader.
SGRC Sandown Park Sapphire Crown 515m 1 May 12, 19 $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 12, 19 $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. "
GWA Cannington Brittons WA Derby 520m 2 May 14, 21 $40,000 Best male greyhounds nominated whelped on or after November 1, 2013. 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 14, 21, 28 $100,000 Open to greyhounds sold through the 2014 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.
GRSA Angle Park Howard Ashton 515m 3 May 18, 26, June 2 $25,000 SA bred greyhounds whelped between January 1, 2014 and June 30, 2014 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 19, 26 $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 WA Oaks 520m 2 May 21, 28 $40,000 Best female greyhounds nominated whelped on or after November 1, 2013. 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 Sprint 515m Listed May 26 $15,000 Best 8 greyhounds nominated. Best 8 greyhounds nominated as determined by GRV Grader.
SGRC Sandown Park Cup Night Stayers 715m Listed May 26 $15,000 Best 8 greyhounds nominated. Best 8 greyhounds nominated as determined by GRV Grader.

June 2016

VenueRace & DistanceGroupDatesPrizemoneyEligibilityConditions/Grading PrinciplesField Composition Principles
BGRC Albion Park Flying Amy Classic 520m Listed June 2, 9 $25,375 Best greyhounds nominated whelped on or after December 1, 2013. Best greyhounds nominated whelped on or after December 1, 2013 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 Gold Cup 710m 1 June 2, 9 $84,700 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 Peter Mosman Classic 520m 1 June 4, 11, 18 $75,000 Best 80 greyhounds nominated plus reserves whelped on or after December 1, 2013. 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.
Horsham GRC Horsham Cup 480m 2 June 7, 12 $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. "
Shepparton GRC Northern Districts Cup 450m Listed June 13, 17 $25,000 Best greyhounds nominated which are eligible 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. "
Traralgon GRC Traralgon Cup 513m 2 June 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. "
BGRC Albion Park Superstayers 710m Listed June 23 $25,000 By invitation only. Four greyhounds invited by the BGRC.
Bendigo GRC Bendigo Cup 425m 2 June 26, July 1 $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. "
BGRC Albion Park Garrards Winter Cup 520m 1 June 30, July 7 $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.