• Thursday, 27 May, 2021,
  • by Greyhound Racing Victoria

Greyhound racing to continue in Victoria albeit without crowds

Crowds will not be allowed on course at tonight’s Sandown Cup race meeting, following the Victorian Government’s advice today around COVID-19.

In line with the Chief Health Officer’s advice, essential persons only will be allowed on course at ALL Victorian greyhound race meetings until further notice.

Greyhound Clubs Victoria advises:

Throughout the duration of the current lockdown (effective from 11:59pm Thursday, 27 May 2021 to 11:59pm Thursday, 3 June 2021), Victoria’s greyhound race clubs will revert back to previous protocols in October 2020.

  • Pre-entry temperature testing will be back on site, 28 May 2021 – ALL tracks
  • Essential persons only;
  • Takeaway food and beverages only;
  • Face masks mandatory at all times;
  • Social distancing of 1.5 metres;
  • QR code sign-in mandatory;
  • DHHS information HERE

GRV encourages participants to closely monitor the latest Government advice, including getting vaccinated against COVID-19 as soon as is practical, noting that Victorians aged 40+ are eligible to receive the vaccination from Friday 28 May.

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GRV regulates the sport of greyhound racing in the state of Victoria under the Racing Act 1958 (Act), which includes setting standards and ensuring they are met by participants.

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