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HOT WEATHER ALERT: Horsham race meeting cancelled

Greyhound Racing Victoria advises that Horsham’s race meeting scheduled for Tuesday, 14 November 2017 has been cancelled in accordance with the GRV Hot Weather Policy.

Are you familiar with GRV’s Hot Weather Policy?

Greyhound racing or trialling cannot be conducted in Victoria if the temperature exceeds 38 degrees.

The safety and welfare of greyhounds is of paramount concern for GRV in assessing whether a race meeting or individual races on a program should proceed, be delayed or abandoned in hot weather conditions.

Decisions to transfer or cancel meetings are made after careful consideration and consultation with the weather bureau and also take into account the predicted temperature for travel times to and from the venue as well as at the track.

Click HERE to read GRV’s Hot Weather Policy.

Click HERE to read GRV’s Transportation of Greyhounds Policy.

Click HERE for information on air conditioning requirements.

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