Group One Greyhound Racing Betting Tips & Betting Advice

Greyhound racing is one of the three main styles of racing in Australia and like their horse racing counterparts, Group One racing is the pinnacle of the sport.

There's multiple Group One greyhound races throughout the year with prize money growing yearly and the fields rising in quality just as rapidly.

Australian Group One greyhound racing list


Race Name
Distance
Venue
Prize Money

AJS Corporation Silver Chief

525m

The Meadows

$100,000

Paws of Thunder

520m

Wentworth Park

$75,000

National Futurity

520m

Wentworth Park

$75,000

National Derby

520m

Wentworth Park

$75,000

Zoomtop

725m

The Meadows

$75,000

Rookie Rebel

600m

The Meadows

$75,000

Temlee

525m

The Meadows

$100,000

Australia Cup

525m

The Meadows

$250,000

Australian Stayers Final

725m

The Meadows

$100,000

Golden Easter Egg

520m

Wentworth Park

$250,000

Association Cup

720m

Wentworth Park

$75,000

Galaxy

715m

Cannington

$100,000

Perth Cup

520m

Cannington

$150,000

Harrison-Dawson

515m

Sandown

$100,000

Sapphire Crown

515m

Sandown

$100,000

Sandown Cup

715m

Sandown

$175,000

Gold Cup

710m

Albion Park

$75,250

Peter Mosman

520m

Wentworth Park

$75,000

Garrard's Winter Cup

520m

Albion Park

$75,250

Hudson Pacific Maturnity Classic

525m

The Meadows

$100,000

AGRA National Distance Final

731m

Angle Park

$75,000

AGRA National Sprint Final

515m

Angle Park

$75,000

Megastar

520m

Dapto

$75,000

Adelaide Cup Final

515m

Angle Park

$75,000

Topgun

525m

The Meadows 

$150,000

Vic Peters Classic Final

520m

Wentworth Park

$75,000

Hume Cup

600m

The Meadows

$75,000

Bold Trease

715m

Sandown

$100,000

Melbourne Cup

515m

Sandown

$420,000

Brisbane Cup

520m

Albion Park

$75,250

Hobart Thousand

461m

Hobart

$75,000

Sale Cup

650m

Sale

$75,000

Greyhound Group One Races FAQ

How many Group One greyhound races are there?

In 2020, there are currently 32 greyhound events that are classed as Group One races. 

What is considered the best Group One greyhound race?

Much like the horse racing version, the Melbourne Cup is considered the best greyhound Group One event.
It is typically held within a fortnight of the horse racing equivalent. 

What is the richest race in greyhound racing?

The Million Dollar Chase is the world's richest greyhound race, with $1 million going to the winner.
It is not yet classed as a Group One race.

How many dogs can race in a greyhound event?

In Australia, the capacity field for the majority of greyhound races is a field of eight, with two reserves.

What happens if a greyhound is scratched from a race?

If there's one or two reserves then the scratched dog will be replaced by that runner. Rather than assuming the number of the absent dog the nine or ten numbered dog will wear that rug into the event.

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