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NEW ASSISTANT GRADER

With Peter Howell being seconded into the Manager Greyhound Racing role, recruitment for a new Assistant Grader has been completed. The successful applicant is Clinton Firth. Clint has a passion for sports, racing and has also owned a couple of greyhounds many years ago. 

Clint joins Samara in a new fresh faced grading team. Please be patient as they both develop experience in their new positions. 


GREYHOUNDS AS PETS UPDATE

We are currently asking all trainers/owners who expect to have their greyhound accepted into the GAP program in the next month to make sure their greyhound is up-to-date with vaccinations. During this time the $55 entry fee into GAP will be waved to help cover the cost of the C5 vaccination. Please ensure your greyhound is vaccinated 7 days prior to entering the program (this does not include pre-assessments). 

The increased quarantine measures are in place to protect a litter of puppies at GAP.  A greyhound was accepted into the program which was subsequently found to be pregnant.

Want to skip the waitlist? Ask us about our Trainer/Owner Assisted Adoption Program

Essentially this program provides all the benefits of rehoming a greyhound through GAP without the wait. 
After a passed pre-assessment, if you have found someone interested in adopting your greyhound they will skip the waitlist. 
You get the benefit of freeing your kennel up quicker and the new owner gets access to all the resources a GAP dog is entitled to including; sterilization, a Green Collar assessment, food, bed, muzzle, lead and support from our Animal Behaviourist. 

Get in contact with GAP to see how the Trainer/Owner Assisted Adoption Program can work for you – 9445 5399.


MELBOURNE CUP DAY KENNELLING AND QT’S

The Melbourne Cup Day meeting will be conducted at Mandurah on Tuesday 7 November.  The race meeting details are as follows:

Kennelling between 1.00pm – 2.00pm
First race 3.13pm

Qualifying Trials will be scheduled at this meeting and will be run as per usual in between the end of kennelling and the first race.


CANNINGTON MONDAY MEETINGS

With the Northam season coming to an end on October 30 the Monday racing focus moves to Cannington during the warmer months. A mix of Country races over the 275m, 520m, 600m & 715m races will be programmed. 

Kennelling times for Monday 6/11 and 13/11 will be 4:15pm – 5:15pm
Kennelling times for Monday 20/11 and 27/11 will be 4:45pm – 5:45pm

Please ignore the default times published in the October edition of Chasing WA.



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