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 14 August 2018)

 

To Qualify for 
Cannington
380m
Cannington 520m
Mandurah
302m
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
18.20 or better
31.30 or better

 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 now $5 

(Solo/Field/Walk ons)  

CANNINGTON PUBLIC TRIALS

Tuesday Evening (booked trials only):   

  • Trials commence 5.00pm
  • On the arm / Catching Pen available
  • FINISH ON Race lure available (Muzzle on, max-2 dogs, No additional tie on.)
  • Stewards Trials (booked through Stewards Office 9445 5237)  commence at 5.30pm approx
  • Finish On Field Trials 275m/380m/520m (max 5 dogs) will be conducted after the Stewards Trials at 5.45pm. These are FREE and Industry is encouraged to supply dogs so that the evaluation of Finish On Racing can occur.

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

Bookings open 9.00am Thursday and close 4.00pm Tuesday 

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.)
  • Stewards Trials (booked through Stewards Office 9445 5237)  commence at 8.30am approx
  • Finish On Field Trials 275m/380m/520m (max 5 dogs) will be conducted after the Stewards Trials at 8.45am. These are FREE and Industry is encouraged to supply dogs so that the evaluation of Finish On Racing can occur.

Trainee Lure Driver available:  Get rewarded for using the trainee Lure Driver . Not only is the trial free you will also earn another  2 x Free Trials credits you can use as you wish. Trainee Lure Driver trials can only be “into the pen” . Any assistance is appreciated as it is the only way we can get new Lure Drivers the experience they require.

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:
Thursday 16 May

Tuesday 14 May

Thursday 9 May

Tuesday 7 May

Thursday 2 May

Tuesday 30 April


 MANDURAH PUBLIC TRIALS

Monday Evening (booked trials only):           

(NOT HELD – Monday June 3 Public Holiday.)

Trials commence approx 5.00pm

  • On the arm / Catching Pen available
  • FINISH ON Race lure available (Muzzle on, max-2 dogs, No additional tie on.)
  • Stewards Trials (booked through Stewards Office 9445 5237)  commence at 6.30pm approx

Trials need to be pre-booked and paid for by 4pm Monday via Greyhounds Mandurah Office in person or phone 9581 7188    

Bookings open 9.00am Tuesday and close 4.00pm Monday unless indicated

 

Saturday 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.)

Trials need to be pre-booked and paid for by 6pm Friday via Greyhounds Mandurah Office in person or phone 9581 7188    

Bookings open 9.00am Monday and close 6.00pm Friday 

Recent trials session times:
Monday 15 April

Saturday 11 May

Monday 6 May

Saturday 4 May

Monday 29 April

Saturday 27 April

Saturday 20 April


NORTHAM PUBLIC TRIALS

Saturday Morning:       

  • Ticket Sales 7.15am – 8.45am
  • 1st Trial 7.30am
  • On the arm / NO Catching Pen available

Recent Trials Sessions:
Saturday 11 May

Saturday 4 May

Saturday 27 April

Saturday 20 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)

Access to the grounds is controlled by a Keysafe. Industry participants should contact the Racing Manager Dennis O’Brien at Greyhounds WA for access details.

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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