Hector Fawley will line up in Heat 4 (Race 5) at 8.03pm on Saturday night. 📷 Clint Anderson.

  • Friday, 09 Feb, 2024,
  • by Andrew Copley

No shortage of quality in Australian Cup heats

Tim Zoo, Hector Fawley, Nature Strip, Pass The Buck and Cain Bale are among the big names to line up in Saturday night’s Group 1 Sportsbet Australian Cup heats (525m) at The Meadows.

A total of eight heats will be run, with the top three placegetters to qualify for the four semi-finals on Saturday week in the new-look Australian Cup Carnival format.

Also making it through to the semis will be the eight superstars that are set to tackle the $152,500 Temlee (525m) this Saturday night.

The Sportsbet Australian Cup final will be run on Saturday 24 February.


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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