GRV is proud to present the next instalment of Victorian greyhound racing’s Metropolitan Festival of Racing – the Australian Cup Carnival – comprising three incredible nights of world-class greyhound racing at The Meadows racetrack in Melbourne’s north.
Incorporating five Group 1s and well over $1m in prize money, the festival culminates with the running of the
Melbourne Greyhound Racing Association’s most famous race, the time-honoured Australian Cup.
2021 Metro Festival of Racing
Australian Cup edition – feature races
|Saturday 13 February||Night||The Meadows||525m||$100,000|
|G1 Zoom Top (invitational)||Saturday 13 February||Night||The Meadows||600m||$75,000|
|G1 Rookie Rebel (invitational)||Saturday 13 February||Night||The Meadows||725m||$75,000|
|G1 Australian Cup Preliminaries||Saturday 13 February||Night||The Meadows||525m||$6,540|
|G1 Australian Cup Heats||Saturday 20 February||Night||The Meadows||525m||$10,000|
|G1 Fanta Bale Super Stayers Heats||Saturday 20 February||Night||The Meadows||725m||$7,840|
|G1 Australian Cup Final||Saturday 27 February||Night||The Meadows||525m||$300,000|
|G1 Fanta Bale Super Stayers Final||Saturday 27 February||Night||The Meadows||725m||$100,000|
|G3 GRV Vic Bred Final||Saturday 27 February||Night||The Meadows||525m||$25,000|
|Country Championship Final||Saturday 27 February||Night||The Meadows||525m||$25,000|
|Australian Cup Consolation||Saturday 27 February||Night||The Meadows||525m||$20,000|
|Cup Night Middle Distance||Saturday 27 February||Night||The Meadows||600m||$15,000|
Comprehensive coverage of the Metro Festival of Racing will be accessible via a range of platforms including:
- Facebook Live coverage (Sat 13 Feb).
- Free-to-air television coverage on 7Two’s Thrill of the Chase (Sun 14 Feb 11am; Sun 21 Feb 11am & Sat 27 Feb 9pm)
- Watch every race LIVE and FREE with The Watchdog app, or by visiting watchdog.grv.org.au
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