Shootout night – all you need to know

One of Australia’s most sought after and talked about races, the $50,000 winner-takes-all group 2 Shootout brings together four of Australia’s fastest greyhounds in Australia’s Speed Championship!

It’s also the final night of TAB Melbourne Cup Preludes – the last chance for greyhounds to qualify for the heats of the world’s richest greyhound race. How strong is tonight’s Prelude series? Every Prelude has a group race winner, and the runners across the nine Preludes have combined for more than $4.2m in prize money!

Here’s all you need to know about one of the most exciting nights in Australian greyhound racing.

Gates open at 6pm
First race at 7.08pm
Entry is free

Feature events
Race 4 at 8.08pm – $50,000 winner-takes-all group 2 Shootout
Final TAB Melbourne Cup Prelude series


Check out our guide to the Shootout here
Download your free form guide here

Wagering is offering fixed odds on each of Friday night’s races

Getting to the track
Sandown Greyhound Racing Club
View Road, Springvale
Car – Ample free parking is available in the View Road car park
Public Transport – the track is a short walk from the Sandown Park train station on the Cranbourne/Dandenong/Pakenham line

All facilities are available in our climate controlled grandstand which is open to the public


Tables are still available by contacting the club on 9546 9511. Casual dining options are also available from the snack bar

If you can’t get to the track
TV: Sky Racing (Foxtel ch526) – Mark Duclos track side
Radio: RSN927 Racing and Sport (927am) – download the RSN927 app from your app store or tune in online for special extended coverage through Carnival with George Farrugia and Simone Fisher

Join the conversation on social medial
Facebook (Sandown Greyhounds)
Twitter (@sandowndogs)
Instagram (@sandowndogs)
Snapchat (sandowndogs)

Join the conversation using the #Shootout hashtag

Click here to vote on who you think will win the Shootout

Shootout guide
Click on the image for your extended guide for the Shootout

Cover2 Shootout form reduced


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