Feature Greyhound Races in December

With only three weeks left for greyhound races in 2009, there is still a range fantastic group race events scheduled in December to keep dog fans entertained.

Group Greyhound Races:

First up on the calendar, the Ballarat Greyhound Racing Club is set to host the Group 2 Petstock Ballarat Cup Final (450m) on December 9.

Next the Brisbane Greyhound Racing Club at Albion Park will host the Group 1 Sky Channel Brisbane Cup (420m). The best nominated greyhounds have already contested the intense heats for the event, with the much anticipated $55 000 to-the-winner final scheduled to run on December 10.

Also taking place on December 10 are the heats for the Wrest Point Casino Hobart Thousand (461m). The best 64 nominated greyhounds will contend the heats in anticipation of the final, due to take place on December 17.

Following the Hobart Thousand, the next group greyhound hound feature in December is the Group 3 Christmas Gift (520m) at Wentworth Park. NSW GBOTA will host the heats on December 12 with the final to be run on December 19.

Next the group racing moves to WA as Cannington hosts the Group 3 Australian Stayers Invitation (715m) on December 19.

The final group greyhound feature of the year is the Sale & District GRC Group 2 Sale Cup (650m) with heats on December 20 and the final on December 27.

GRNSW Country Challenge:

Other feature greyhound races scheduled before the years end include the Greyhound Racing New South Wales (GRNSW) Country Challenge Grafton Cup Final (407m) on December 12 and then The Gardens Cup Final (515m) running on December 19.