Greyhound, thoroughbred and harness tracks will converge on Saturday night for the Cranbourne Turf Club’s Tricode meeting.
The meeting will be made up of a staggering 23 races; eight greyhounds, eight harness and seven thoroughbred races with the action kicking off at 6.10pm.
“The unique Tricodes Event which has been know as the day of Racing, Pacing and Chasing since its beginning in 2002, continues to be one of the most exciting and highly-anticipated events on the racing calendar,” Cranbourne Greyhound Racing Club Manager Amanda Camerson said.
It isn’t just a Tricode meeting for the Cranbourne Greyhound Racing Club, as they will hold a strong card of feature racing including the $10,000 President’s Cup (699m), the $6,990 Casey Sprint (311m) and two heats of the Provincial Plate (520m) which will see the final run on Melbourne Cup night.
The President’s Cup is made up of the best eight greyhounds nominated for the 699-metre event.
The Watchdog has tipped the Anakie trained Hit The Highway (box five) to take out the $7,000 feature event which will run as race six on the card.
Myrniong And All is the Watchdog’s selections for the $5,000 to-the-winner City of Casey Sprint which is also made up of eight of the best nominated greyhounds.
Myrniong And All, who is trained by Anthony Azzopardi has drawn box eight.
The red brindle son of KC And All x Eastern Culture has had 10 starts for eight wins and two minor placings – his last start, a win being from box eight.
Cranbourne will be the last of the four country clubs to run their two heats of the Provincial Plate, which will see a $35,500 final run on Melbourne Cup night at Sandown Park on Friday November 23.
Bendigo and Sale will run their two Provincial Plate heats tonight with the winners of all four heats advancing to the final.
Geelong held their Provincial Plate heats on Thursday night with Angela Langton training the two heats winners; Regazzoni and Ask Me Now.
For more information on the Tricode Meeting click HERE