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  • Monday, 22 Aug, 2022,
  • by Andrew Copley

Waterloo Cup: One day down, one to go

Up to seven greyhounds remain in the race for the 2022 Waterloo Cup following yesterday’s opening day at Lang Lang.

The series started with 54 greyhounds, with competitors racing up to three times on the day in a knockout competition.

This Sunday will incorporate quarter-finals, semi-finals and the final, with the remaining greyhounds to share in up to $26,500 including $15,000 to the winner.

WATERLOO CUP DAY 2 – Sunday 28 August
Quarter finals

Crabby Yabby (James Shaw, Seymour) v Nine Nine (James Shaw, Seymour)

Madam Maximus (Julia Creed, Werribee) v Master Ogilvie (James Shaw, Seymour)

Rothwell Chunk (Murray Collyer, Coburg East) v *Big Opal Rocks (Mario Briganti, Devon Meadows)

He’s No Slouch (Peter Craig, Langwarrin) v Bye


*Big Opal Rocks has been stood down for 10 days because of injury, however trainer Mario Briganti has until Saturday to have his greyhound re-vetted with a view to potentially taking its place in the quarter finals. If not, Rothwell Chunk will run an ‘accidental’ Bye. He’s No Slouch will run a ‘natural’ Bye. Greyhounds with any sort of Bye are required to run solo.

WATERLOO CUP PRIZE MONEY
Winner                                              $15,000
Runner Up                                         $4,500
Defeated Semi Finalists          $2,000
Defeated Quarter Finalists    $1,000

Andrew CopleyAndrew Copley

Andrew Copley

Communications Manager at Greyhound Racing Victoria with 25 years’ experience as a reporter with National Greyhound Form newspaper and GRV. Former Watchdog form analyst. Adopter of celebrity greyhound, Fred Basset. Victorian Greyhound of the Year and Victorian greyhound racing Hall of Fame panel member.

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