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Shepparton Cup

About: The Shepparton Cup is the flagship event of Shepparton Greyhound Racing Club and one of 11 country cups held across Victoria each year.
Greyhound Clubs Australia status:
Group 2
Sponsor: CKH Painting
Date of Heats: Monday 15 March
Date of Final: Saturday 20 March
Distance: 450 metres
Prize money: $67,000 total; $47,000 (1st); $13,335 (2nd); $6,665 (3rd)

HISTORY

The inaugural Shepparton Cup was won by Garner Bin in 1973. It has since been claimed by greyhounds the ilk of Thorgil Magic (1985 & 1986), Highly Blessed (1990), Head Honcho (1993), Kantarn Bale (2000), Whisky Assassin (2004), Slater (2006) & El Grand Senor (2011).

RECENT WINNERS

2010 Din’s Son (Karen Leek, Devon Meadows VIC)
2011 El Grand Senor (Carolyn Jones, Rosedale VIC)
2012 Blackalls Boss (Michelle Mallia, Avalon VIC)
2013 Paw Licking (Kelvyn Greenough, Pearcedale VIC)
2015 Azza Azza Azza (Wayne Vassallo, Pearcedale VIC)
2016 (February) Gotta Get Back (John McClelland, Jindera NSW)

2016 (September) Aston Bolero (Jason Thompson, Pearcedale VIC)
2017 Zinzan Brooke (Brooke Ennis, Lara VIC)
2018 Peter Galo (Garry Selkrig, Devon Meadows VIC)
2020 Hard Style Rico (Luckie Karabitsakos, Pearcedale VIC)

*Race not held in 2014 or 2019

FEATURE RACES ON 2021 SHEPPARTON CUP NIGHT – 20 MARCH

  • Shepparton Cup S/E Group 2 450m Final – First prize: $47,000
  • Cup Night Match Race – Special Event 450m – Winner take all prize: $10,000
  • GDR Cup Night Stayers Special Event 650m – First prize: $6,545
  • Tony McGrath Memorial Special Event 450m – First prize: $6,500

For more information go to fasttrack.grv.org.au/Meeting

FLASHBACK: HARD STYLE RICO (8) takes out the 2020 Shepparton Cup over SNAGS McKENZIE (6) and WHISKEY RIOT (7) in 24.80sec. RESULTS

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