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Ballarat Greyhound Racing Club

Ballarat Greyhound Racing Club Inc. is located at the corner of Rubicon and Sutton Streets, Sebastopol, Victoria.

The track has a sand surface and a cable lure system installed. When the track was officially opened it was described as a very safe "easy swing" track and was considered as one of the best wet weather tracks in Victoria.

Ballarat Greyhound Racing Club Inc. was formed in 1935 and was originally located at "Broadway Park" in Creswick Road, Ballarat.

The club then built a new racing complex at Morshead Park, Sebastopol. The first race meeting at Morshead Park was conducted on Saturday 23rd December 1978. The first race on the new track was won by Eddy Torado which won from Box No: 1 and was trained by W.R. Dalton. On that program there was a special match race with prize money of $1,000 between Melbourne Cup winner Tangaloa and Sandown track record holder Darville's Flyer with Darville's Flyer being the eventual winner.

TAB facilities are available at all meetings with video replays shown both on and off track and are available to owners and trainers.

Ballarat Greyhound Racing Track Information

  • Surface: Sand
  • Lure: Cable Lure
  • Distances: 450m, 550m, 650m
  • Race Days: Wednesdays and Sundays

Major Ballarat Greyhound Racing Track Events

  • PETstock Ballarat Cup which is conducted in December annually
  • Top Cat Video Young Star Classic which is run in July

Ballarat Greyhound Racing Track Records

YearDist m / yGreyhoundTimem/sec
DEC 2004450 / 492Whisky Assassin24.8118.14
JUL 2002450 / 492Exceptional24.8918.08
APR 2005550 / 602Dax30.8917.81
AUG 1998550 / 602Awesome Assassin30.9817.75
MAR 2006650 / 711Same View37.6517.26
MAY 2002650 / 711Riverlee Bale37.7717.21
OCT 1988735 / 804Bold Trease42.9017.13

Ballarat Greyhound Racing Club Quick Facts

Ballarat Greyhound Racing Club
P.O. Box 175R,
Redan, 3350.
Phone: +61 (03) 5335-7201
Fax: +61 (03) 5335-7104

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