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How much prize money is on offer in Victoria?

Prize money levels in Victoria greyhound racing is at an all-time high.

Minimum prize money for a standard metropolitan race is $5,000 (1st), $1,430 (2nd) & $720 (3rd), while standard provincial prize money is a minimum $1,325 (1st), $375 (2nd) & $190 (3rd).

Total prize money in the state has risen to $40 Million. Victoria boasts the richest greyhound race in the world, the $500,000 Group 1 Melbourne Cup at Sandown Park which is comprised of $350,000 (1st), $100,000 (2nd) & $50,000 (3rd).

It is becoming increasingly common for elite greyhounds to win in excess of $500,000 in prize money during their career.