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Last Updated: 23 October 2021 06:55:59 PM

Metro Festival of Racing

The 2021 Metro Festival of Racing kicks off at Cranbourne on Saturday 30 October, then moving to The Meadows for the TAB Hume Cup on 1 November & TAB Topgun on 6 November. The final leg of the Metro Festival is the TAB Melbourne Cup – 26 November at Sandown Park.


RAMS Security Cranbourne Cup
Saturday 30 October

TAB Hume Cup
Monday 1 November

TAB Topgun
Saturday 6 November

TAB Melbourne Cup
Friday 26 November

LEG 1: Cranbourne

With the COVID environment there will be no patrons on course but all the action will be live and free on The Watchdog App.  Join Troy Harley, Brooke Ennis and Corey Smith as they give you the inside word on all the action on course for RAMS Security Cranbourne Cup final night.

For all the latest information on the RAMS Security Cranbourne Cup go to Cranbourne Greyhounds Facebook or

LEG 2: The Meadows

The TAB Hume Cup & TAB Topgun are two nights of fantastic Group 1 racing.  The TAB Topgun field is selected by a panel of experts from across Australia and is renowned to have the best greyhounds in attendance.

The TAB Hume Cup & TAB Topgun will be streamed live with Sky Racing coverage on The Watchdog App.

For all the latest information on the TAB Hume Cup & TAB Topgun go to The Meadows Facebook or

LEG 3: Sandown Park

The Metro Festival of Racing culminates with the World’s Greatest Greyhound Race – The TAB Melbourne Cup.  This race is the climax to six weeks of fantastic racing, and showcases Australia’s best greyhounds racing for $500,000 first place.

Join all the action on and off the rack with the THRILL OF THE CHASE live from Sandown on Cup night from 6 – 7pm on 7TWO.  Plus the TAB Melbourne Cup will be broadcast live on 7TWO later in the night.

All the racing action will be broadcast live on The Watchdog App.


Thrill of the Chase will be back leading into the TAB Melbourne Cup.  Join Gareth Hall, Molly Haines and George Farrugia for the inside word on greyhound racing.

  • SUNDAY 21 November | 7TWO | Episode One | 10-11am
  • FRIDAY 26 November | 7TWO | Episode two | 6-7pm
  • SUNDAY 28 November | 7TWO | Episode three | 10-11am


For all the action on the track for the Metro Festival of Racing
get it live and free on The Watchdog App.

Download it now.

* For information on key supporting races and prize money go to the FastTrack Calendar here.

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