Trials

QUALIFYING TRIAL FIELDS

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QUALIFYING TRIAL TIMES

The following qualifying conditions will apply to greyhounds that have not won or been awarded first place in any flat race, heat or final of any official race behind an artificial lure.
(a) Cannington
City Class Maiden Grade

(i) To be eligible to be nominated for a Maiden event, a greyhound must run the time specified in Section (d) or better in a Qualifying Trial.
(ii) Greyhounds qualified to run at Cannington are allocated a City Sprint Maiden Grade and are also qualified to compete in all Maidens at all tracks.

(b) Mandurah
Provincial Class Maiden Grade

(i) To be eligible to be nominated for a Maiden event, a greyhound must run the time specified in Section (d) or better in a Qualifying Trial.
Greyhounds qualified in City Class are also qualified to compete in Provincial Class.
A greyhound qualifying over 405m or 490m will be allocated a Provincial Sprint Maiden Grade enabling it to compete over all distances in Provincial Sprint Maiden events.

(ii) Greyhounds qualified to run at Mandurah that are allocated a Provincial Sprint Maiden Grade and are also qualified to compete in Country Class Maidens at all tracks over all distances.

(c) Northam
Country Class Maiden Grade

(i) To be eligible to be nominated for a Maiden event, a greyhound must run the time specified in Section (d) or better in a Qualifying Trial.
Greyhounds qualified in City Class, or Provincial Class are also qualified to compete in Country Class.

(ii) Greyhounds qualified to run at Northam are allocated a Country Sprint Maiden Grade and are also qualified to compete in Country Class Maidens at all tracks over all distances.

(d) Qualifying Times

QUALIFICATION FOR MAIDEN GREYHOUNDS  (as at 7 November 2017)

To Qualify for  Cannington
380m
Cannington
520m
Mandurah
405m
Mandurah
490m
Northam
509m
City Class 32.00 or better
Provinicial Class 23.00 or better 24.00 or better 29.00 or better
Country Class 31.30 or better

(e) Country Class Short-course Maidens

Greyhounds that fail to qualify after one (1) attempt in a 380m/405m Qualifying Trial may be allocated a Country Class Maiden-302 Grade by the Grader which will allow the greyhound to compete in Country Class Maiden events over 302m or less ONLY.

The criteria for the manual allocation of this Maiden-302 Grade include:
• The greyhound must have shown good early pace.
• The greyhound must have not been convicted of marring, failing to pursue or failing to pursue by reason of injury.

(f) Requalification
Maiden greyhounds can requalify at any time and this is recommended for those with no recent placings in their form to elevate them in the Order of Choice.


PUBLIC TRIALS

Please note: All Public Trials are $10. (Solo/Field/Walk ons)  

CANNINGTON PUBLIC TRIALS

Monday Evening (booked trials only):          

  • Trials commence 5.00pm
  • On the arm / Catching Pen available
  • From 275m/380m/520m/600m boxes
  • Stewards Trials (booked through Stewards Office 9445 5237)  commence at 5.30pm approx

Trials need to be pre-booked and paid for by 4pm Monday. (Bookings by 4pm Friday 1st June for Monday 4th June Public Holiday) via Greyhounds WA Administration Office on 6350 4600 

Tuesday Evening :   

There will be NO Tuesday Evening Trials at Cannington during the Mandurah Shutdown period commencing May 21.

 

Thursday Morning (booked trials only):       

  • Trials commence approx 7.00am
  • On the arm / Catching Pen available
  • FINISH ON Race lure available (Muzzle on, max-2 dogs, No additional tie on.)
  • From 275m/380m/520m/600m boxes
  • Stewards Trials (booked through Stewards Office 9445 5237)  commence at 8.30am approx

Trials need to be pre-booked and paid for by 4pm Wednesday via Greyhounds WA Administration Office on 6350 4600    

Bookings open 9.00am Tuesday and close 4.00pm Wednesday

Recent trial session times:
Monday 21 May

Thursday 17 May

Tuesday 15 May

Thursday 10 May

Tuesday 8 May

Thursday 3 May

Tuesday 1 May

Thursday 26 April

Tuesday 24 April

Thursday 19 April


 MANDURAH PUBLIC TRIALS

Mandurah Track is currently closed for  refurbishment works.

Monday Evening:             

NO MONDAY PUBLIC TRIALS CURRENTLY DUE TO TRACK REFURBISHMENT WORKS.

Monday night trials are available at Cannington.

Saturday Morning (booked trials only): 

NO SATURDAY PUBLIC TRIALS CURRENTLY DUE TO TRACK REFURBISHMENT WORKS.

Thursday morning trials are available at Cannington and Saturday mornig trials are available at Northam.

Recent trials session times:
Saturday 19 May

Monday 14 May

Saturday 12 May

Monday 7 May

Saturday 5 May

Monday 30 April

Saturday 28 April

Monday 23 April


NORTHAM PUBLIC TRIALS

Saturday Morning:                        

  • Ticket Sales  7.15am – 8.45am
  • 1st Trial 7.30am
  • On the arm/No catching pen

Please note: We need to vacate the track by 9.30am so be early to ensure you get to trial.

Recent Trials Sessions:
Saturday 19 May

Saturday 12 May

Saturday 5 May

Saturday 28 April


 SOUTHERN RIVER STRAIGHT TRACK

Greyhounds WA is a signatory to the Lease of the Southern River Straight Track. The facility located on the grounds of the German Shepherd Dog Association of WA is available exclusively  to greyhound owners and trainers at the following operating times:

Monday to Friday 6am to 11am. Weekends 6am to 9am.

Note: Shared use outside these times is allowable during daylight hours.

The German Shepherd Dog Association have kindly allowed greyhounds to share the use of the straight track outside these exclusive operating times as long as it during daylight hours.  Please be considerate of any German Shepherds and their owners if you are using the straight track outside the exclusive greyhound times above.

Use of the facility is FREE, however Greyhounds WA ask that all users are mindful of their obligations to keep the track and surrounds clean and tidy. Any failure to do so, abuse of any kind, or use of the facility outside daylight hours will see the offenders denied access.

Address: 23 Passmore Street, Southern River ( @ German Shepherd Dog Association Headquarters)

Barry McPherson has kindly offered his services to maintain the track on a voluntary basis and Barry will also maintain the key register. Greyhounds WA is very pleased to share this valuable training facility and ask the industry’s co-operation to ensure its on-going viability and success.

The drag lure is provided for use by participants. You need to connect a 12 volt battery to operate the drag lure.

Southern-River-Straight-Track

 


ST DAVID’S ESTATE – NAMBEELUP STRAIGHT TRACK

Address: Greyhound Retreat, Nambeelup

Available for use:

Monday to Saturday: 7am – 10am & 4pm – 7pm

Sundays: 4pm – 7pm only   (Not available Sunday mornings)

Use outside these hours is not permitted.

Use of the facility is FREE, however Greyhounds WA ask that all users are mindful of their obligations to keep the track and surrounds clean and tidy. Please ensure any vehicles operating in the area are used in a responsible manner and that you are considerate of neighbouring properties.

Any failure to do so, abuse of any kind, or use of the facility outside designated hours will see the offenders denied access.

The drag lure is provided for use by participants. You need to connect a 12 volt battery to operate the drag lure.

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