Trialling Information

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HOOP ARM ROLL OUT

Trials Commence: Saturday 8th April

Racing Commences (SAP): Sunday 23rd April

Racing Commences (SAN): Thursday 27th April

Saturday morning pen trial sessions will be run with the hoop arm.

The club runs two trial sessions each week. Please note that the following policies apply for all trial sessions:

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The kennels and cool down pool will be open at every trial session throughout summer.

Wednesday afternoon: ARM trials only from 1.00pm

Saturday morning: PEN trials (booked from) 8.20am-7.00am, FIELD trials from 8.20am-8.30am, ARM trials from 8.30am – the last booked trial
Bookings open at 9.00am on the Thursday prior

* 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.

Handslips
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.

Greyhounds using the Club’s arm must be muzzled.

Cost

All ARM and PEN trials paid for at the track are $10 per trial.
Trials paid for online 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

* Any trainers who wish to hand slip their greyhounds MUST wear a hi-viz vest provided before entering the track

With the office closed during Saturday trial sessions, please phone 0488 672 952 if you are running late or need to cancel your trials.

To find out the latest trial times click here.

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

Please check in at the kennels before heading to the boxes.

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