KEY DATES FOR THE 2018 READY 2 RACE SERIES

HEATS

  • Monday 12th November 2018

FINAL & AUCTION

  • Saturday 17th November 2018

NOMINATIONS

  • Nominations open 1st October 2018 at 9:00 AM
  • Nominations close Friday 12th October 2018 at 5:00 PM
  • Please contact the Bendigo Greyhound Racing Association on 03 5449 3322 for further information.
  • Click here to download the nomination form.

LOCATION

  • The Heats, Finals & Auction will be conducted at Lord’s Raceway in Bendigo.

2018 AUCTION ELIGIBILITY

  • Whelped between 1st July 2016 – 30th June 2017.
  • Greyhounds whelped in Australia and New Zealand are eligible for the 2018 Auction.

TESTIMONIALS

Purchased at the inaugural Ready 2 Race Auction, Kiss Me Ketut made seven group finals including winning the Group 1 Brisbane Cup and won over $250,000 in prize money.

KISS ME KETUT
2012 Graduate

To The Galo’s was purchased for $6,000 and has produced a career spanning four calendar years and had over 100 starts including 35 wins and $180,000 prizemoney.

TO THE GALO’S
2014 Graduate

A $6,250 bargain buy at the 2014 Ready 2 Race Auction, Cut Loose Max has won 16 races including several city wins and accumulated close to $100,000 in prizemoney.

CUT LOOSE MAX
2014 Graduate

BENEFITS OF PURCHASING AT READY 2 RACE

  • More than $43 million in Victorian prize money
  • More than $900,000 available for Vic Bred greyhounds
  • GRV will help you re-home your greyhound through its GAP

WELFARE OUTCOMES

GRV is working to provide excellent welfare outcomes for greyhounds bred and raced in Victoria at all stages of their lifecycle – before, during and post racing. This includes providing greyhounds more viable and longer racing opportunities as part of the Vic Bred initiative, before being re-homed.

READY 2 RACE 2017

Statistics since Auction (19/11/2017 to 30/9/2018)
Rank Dog Name Lot # Sold For Prizemoney Races 1st 2nd 3rd
1 EXTRA GEAR 111 $8,500 $45,175 43 13 9 9
2 SHADY TEX 51 $18,500 $27,715 34 7 4 5
3 ALL BLING 16 $20,900 $18,275 17 4 7 1
4 SALE GRAZE BINDI 141 $9,500 $18,105 38 5 4 7
5 PERRIE LULU 23 $8,000 $14,520 46 7 9 6
6 PINCIOTTI 14 $3,000 $13,145 61 11 6 13
7 JOHNNY WISHBONE 133 $20,500 $12,270 20 3 7 5
8 DORAN’S CALL 25 $3,400 $12,018 39 9 6 5
9 STINGA’S MATE 15 $3,200 $11,690 38 3 10 5
10 DAHLHAUS 97 $7,500 $10,255 21 6 2 1
11 MY HARDAWAY HANA 91 $3,400 $9,370 48 6 7 3
12 ALON 99 $15,000 $9,040 19 5 1 8
13 NINETY PROOF 149 $8,500 $8,350 30 4 5 5
14 PYTHON PRIDE 74 $1,600 $8,105 30 4 6 2
15 LOOKING DOWN 114 $10,000 $7,900 27 5 3 4
16 SCOTT LIT UP 24 $3,200 $7,710 31 4 5 6
17 KALANI AMY 63 $11,000 $7,178 36 3 6 4
18 FERNO THE NANDO 89 $8,250 $6,710 28 5 4 2
18 NORENDAL 139 $3,000 $6,710 15 4 4 2
20 LIGHTNING BOXY 128 $3,600 $6,505 24 4 2 4
  • There will be a mid-year R2R special event for eligible greyhounds based on the top eight (8) prize money earners as at Wednesday 27 June 2018, to be held at Bendigo during the Bendigo Cup Carnival in July 2018, with total prize money of $7,250.
  • Greyhounds sold at the 2017 Ready 2 Race Greyhound Sales Auction will be eligible to compete in a special event, (“the R2R Top 8 Final”) for total prize money of $18,000. The R2R Top 8 Final will be established from the eligible greyhounds who earn the most prize money from all race starts between the period of Sunday 19 November 2017 to Monday 22 October 2018. Order of entry for the event will be in order of total prize money won. The final will be held during the Melbourne Cup Carnival at Sandown Park in November 2018.