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Last Updated: 5 February 2021 12:37:34 PM

Western Festival of Racing

GRV is proud to present Victorian greyhound racing’s inaugural Western Festival of Racing.

The 2021 Western Festival of Racing brings together eight outstanding nights of action across four provincial
race clubs – Horsham, Ballarat, Geelong & Warrnambool – with more than $700,000 in prize money to be distributed.

2021 Western Festival of Racing
Group events

Event Date Timeslot Venue Distance First prize
G2 Horsham Cup Heats Friday 26 February Twilight Horsham 485m $5,280
G2 Horsham Cup Final Saturday 6 March Night Horsham 485m $47,000
G2 Ballarat Cup Heats Monday 5 April Twilight Ballarat 450m $5,280
G2 Ballarat Cup Final Friday 9 April Night Ballarat 450m $47,000
G2 Geelong Cup Heats Friday 16 April Night Geelong 520m $5,280
G2 Geelong Cup Final Friday 23 April Night Geelong 520m $47,000
G2 Warrnambool Cup Heats Thursday 29 April Night Warrnambool 450m $5,280
G2 Warrnambool Cup Final Wednesday 5 May Night Warrnambool 450m $47,000

For nomination details and a complete list of feature races to be run as part of the Western Festival of Racing, please refer to the FastTrack Calendar.

Numbers allowed on course will vary for each event, however comprehensive coverage of
the Western Festival of Racing will be accessible via a range of media platforms including:

  • Facebook Live (Horsham, Ballarat & Geelong Cup Finals)
  • Free-to-air television coverage of the Warrnambool Cup Final (Wednesday 5 May) on 7Two’s Thrill of the Chase
  • Watch every Victorian greyhound race LIVE and FREE with The Watchdog app, or by visiting
  • Radio via RSN Racing & Sport (927 AM) & SEN Track (1593 AM).
  • Live Twitter coverage with @WatchDogRacing.
  • Website coverage via,,, and

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