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Last Updated: 5 August 2022 03:22:08 PM

Healesville Racing Festival

“Straight Racing… Great Racing”

‘Straight racing is great racing’ and enormous opportunities await for greyhounds across various grades in the upcoming Healesville Festival of Racing.

The Festival begins on Sunday 7 August with heats of the Victorian Straight Track Championship followed by the final on Sunday 14 August.

The top-two in this year’s Victorian Straight Track Championship Final will contest the Group 3 national final at Richmond in New South Wales on Saturday 27 August.

One on one racing was introduced to Healesville last year with The Arrow and this event will take place again on Sunday 21 August with the quickest greyhound across the four match races winning a bonus $20,000 on top of $2,500 for winning their match race.

Another event that was inaugurated 12 months ago was the Highway 31 Maiden Challenge, with this year’s heats to be conducted on 21 August and the $15,000 to-the-winner final on Sunday 28 August.

On Sunday 4 September, heats of the Group 2 Healesville Cup are being staged with the $50,000 to-the-winner final on Sunday 11 September.

The $10,000 to-the-winner Healesville Greyhound Association Members Trophy will also be run on 11 September.

2022 Healesville Festival of Racing
Events worth $15,000 or above

FEATURE EVENT* DISTANCE HEATS FINAL FIRST PRIZE TOTAL** + VIC GREYS BONUS
Victorian Straight Track Championship 350m Sun 7 Aug Sun 14 Aug $10,000 $15,000 No
The Arrow 350m N/A Sun 21 Aug $2500 + $20,000 $37,000 No
Highway 31 Maiden Challenge 300m Sun 21 Aug Sun 28 Aug $15,000 $22,000 Yes
Healesville Greyhound Association Members Trophy 350m Wed 7 Sep Sun 11 Sep $10,000 $15,000 Yes
Group 2 Healesville Cup 350m Sun 4 Sep Sun 11 Sep $50,000 $70,000 No

* Click on race name for nomination closing times and conditions.
**Approximate total only. Refer to form guides for clarification.

For more information visit – healesville.grv.org.au
Healesville Greyhound Association – (03) 5962 2420
Email – [email protected]

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