Trialling Information

PLEASE NOTE: Sandown will not be trialling on Saturday 21st or Saturday 28th November due to the Melbourne Cup heats and final being run on the previous night


The following policies apply for all trial sessions:

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Kennels and cool down pool will be open at every session during summer

The club runs two trial sessions each week.

Wednesday afternoon:
PEN trials from 8.00am to 8.50am (Booked backwards from 8.50am)
ARM trials from 9.00am
Bookings open at 9.00am on the Tuesday prior

Saturday morning:
ARM trials from 8.00am – 1pm
Bookings open at 9.00am on the Thursday prior

Sunday after racing:
PEN trials only
Bookings open at 9.00am on the day, close at Race 8


* Satisfactory trials are conducted after the last race on Sunday afternoon and must be booked through the office on 03 9546 9511. Bookings open at 9.00am on the Thursday prior. A minimum of four greyhounds are required for a satisfactory trial. There is no charge for greyhounds competing in a satisfactory trial. All satisfactory trials will be conducted into the catching pen with the standard race lure.

Conducted over distances 440m and 660m only, greyhounds must be released from designated point.

Arm trials
Greyhounds may catch the lure at the catching pen to exit track at 715m start or be dragged back to 515m starting dist.

All ARM and PEN trials paid for at the track are $10 per trial.
Trials paid for online via FastTrack are $5 per trial.
There is no charge for Saturday field trials and Sunday satisfactory trials.

Please note: Trials over 515m, 595m and 715m only. Please check in at the kennels before heading to the boxes.

*Everyone MUST wear a hi-viz vest provided before entering the track

With the office closed during Saturday trial sessions, please phone our office number (9546 9511) and select the ‘Racing’ option.

For the latest trial times click here.

Trial bookings can be made by calling the office on 03 9546 9511, or through FastTrack.