WATCH: Marg Long and Jason Thompson have their say on Traralgon’s unique new J-curve track design just weeks before its reopening.
Traralgon J-Curve fast facts
The world-first J-Curve Traralgon track continues to reach new milestones. The most recent update is the installation of the rail for the battery-operated lure system – a first for Victorian greyhound tracks. Below are some fast facts on the state-of-the-art J-Curve greyhound track design.
Track Length: 620m
Start Distances: 500m, 450, 395m and 350m
Transition into First Turn: 75m
Camber: 8% on turn , 3% on straights
Run into Catching Pen: 120m
Watering: Automated Sprinkler System, Water Car and Hand Watering points
Drop On Boxes: 450m, 395m, 350m
Lure System: Steriline SafeChase Electric Lure (no cable)
Technology: Big screen (60SQM) and Isolynx tracking system
Other features: Walkway Under track and 262m-361m walk from kennels to starting boxes.
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