The 51st running of the Maturity Classic will take place at The Meadows on Saturday night. How much do you know about this prestigious age-restricted event?
Test your knowledge with our quiz below…
Q1 True or false – seven of the eight 2020 Maturity Classic finalists have a winning strike rate of 47 per cent or better?
Q2 Which Gippsland greyhound (pictured above) won the Maturity Classic in 2010, in a career that netted 35 wins from 43 starts.
Q3 2020 Maturity Classic finalist Ebby Infrared has recorded 23 of his 24 wins in NSW. But which state was he bred in?
a) Queensland b) Tasmania c) Victoria
Q4 The inaugural Maturity Classic was won by Phantom’s Heir in 1970 for a first prize of $1,250. At which track was the race held?
Q5 Who am I? I won 13 out of 14 career starts including the Maturity Classic and I am the sire of two runners in this year’s final?
Q2) El Grand Senor
Q3) c. Victoria (by Geoff Collins)
Q4) Olympic Park
Q5) Barcia Bale
0-2: Still a maiden
3-6: Country class
7-8: City standard
9: Group 1 performer