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GRV Hot Weather Policy – The Meadows and Bendigo meeting amendments

Are you familiar with GRV’s Hot Weather Policy? Greyhound racing or trialling cannot be conducted in Victoria if the temperature exceeds 38 degrees. Keep abreast of the latest news regarding hot weather and Victorian greyhound racing on this page or by visiting


Please be advised that due to the current Hot Weather forecast for 13 December 2017, the following meetings are to be TRANSFERRED in accordance with the GRV Hot Weather Policy.

Melbourne Greyhound Racing Association (The Meadows)
DELETE: Wednesday 13 December 2017 (TAB DAY)

Melbourne Greyhound Racing Association (The Meadows)
ADD: Wednesday 13 December 2017 (TAB MORNING)

Bendigo Greyhound Racing Association
DELETE: Wednesday 13 December 2017 (TAB TWILIGHT)

Bendigo Greyhound Racing Association
ADD: Wednesday 13 December 2017 (TAB MORNING)


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.

For detailed weather information please use the following link: and enter the track location, then selecting the “Detailed 3-Hourly Forecast” option on the right hand side of the page.

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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