Trials


PUBLIC TRIALS

Please note: All Public Trials are $5 

(Solo/Field/Walk ons)  

 


 MANDURAH PUBLIC TRIALS

As of May 27 trials all bookings will be via Greyhounds WA Admin Office 6350 4600

Monday Evening :           

Safe Chase Lure will be in operation 

  • Trials commence 5.00pm
  • On the arm / Catching Pen options available       
  • Separate stir up laps will not be conducted
  • FINISH ON -RACE LURE available (Muzzle on, max-2 dogs, No additional tie on.)
  • FINISH ON – BROWN CANVAS (1 dog can be muzzle off, if 2 dogs one must be muzzled, compliant tie on allowed)
  • WALK ONS – Only from 400 0r 488 point. Maximum distance 30m (1 dog can be muzzle off, if 2 dogs one must be muzzled, compliant tie on allowed)

Trials need to be pre-booked and paid for by 4pm Monday via Greyhounds WA Admin Office 6350 4600  No cash payment accepted at trials.  

Bookings open 9.00am Tuesday and close 4.00pm Monday  

Thursday Morning :      

Safe Chase Lure will be in operation 

  • Trials commence approx 7.30am
  • On the arm only – NO PEN IN OPERATION
  • Separate stir up laps will not be conducted
  • FINISH ON -RACE LURE available (Muzzle on, max-2 dogs, No additional tie on.)
  • FINISH ON – BROWN CANVAS (1 dog can be muzzle off, if 2 dogs one must be muzzled, compliant tie on allowed)
  • WALK ONS – Only from 400 or 488m point. Maximum distance 30m (1 dog can be muzzle off, if 2 dogs one must be muzzled, compliant tie on allowed)

Trials need to be pre-booked and paid for by 4pm Wednesday via Greyhounds WA Admin Office on 6350 4600.   No cash payment accepted at trials. No bookings via the Mandurah Office.

Bookings open 9.00am Friday and close 4.00pm Wednesday 

Recent trials session times:
Thursday 18 July

Monday 15 July

Thursday 11 July

Monday 8 July

Thursday 4 July

Monday 1 July

Thursday 27 June

Monday 24 June

 

 


NORTHAM PUBLIC TRIALS

Saturday Morning (booked trials only): 

Safe Chase Lure will be in operation 

  • Trials commence 8.30am (Must finish by 11.30am)
  • On the arm only  (No pen)    **Tie On Lures now allowed**
  • Separate stir up laps will not be conducted
  • No vehicles allowed on Harness Track.

Trials need to be pre-booked and paid for by 12 noon Friday via Greyhounds WA Administration Office on 6350 4600   No cash payment accepted at trials.

Bookings open 9.00am Monday (Tuesday if Monday is a Public Holiday) and 12 noon Friday 

Trials are subject to minimum numbers to go ahead.

Recent Trials Sessions:

2024
Saturday 13 July

Saturday 6 July

Saturday 29 June

Saturday 22 June

Saturday 15 June

Saturday 8 June

Saturday 1 June

Saturday 25 May

Saturday 18 May


CANNINGTON PUBLIC TRIALS

**NO CANNINGTON PUBLIC TRIALS AFTER 23 MAY**

(TRACK IS UNDERGOING EXTENSIVE MAINTENANCE)

Recent trial session times:
Thursday 23 May

Tuesday 21 May

Thursday 16 May

Tuesday 14 May

Thursday 9 May

Tuesday 7 May

Thursday 2 May


 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.

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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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QUALIFYING TRIAL FIELDS

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QUALIFYING TRIAL REPLAYS

Video replays are currently available on our daily  NEWS BLOG


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 400m or 488m 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)

Cannington 520m – 32.00secs or better

Cannington 380m – 23.00secs or better

Mandurah 488m – 29.00secs or better

Mandurah 400m – 24.00secs or better

Mandurah 300m- 18.20secs or better

Northam 509m – 31.30secs 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.