Changes to Shepparton boxes

December 19, 2019 Comments Off

By Greyhound Racing Victoria

Shepparton’s 390 metre boxes will be replaced with 385 metre Roll On Boxes from Thursday 9 January 2020.

The shift in box placement is to encourage greyhounds to run in a straighter line out of the boxes rather than deviating towards the rail.

“This decision was another recommendation handed down by the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) who are continually working with GRV to improve the safety of Victorian greyhound tracks,” Director, Racing Safety, Clubs and Infrastructure, Scott Robins said.

“The Roll On Boxes have been trialled for a six week period of which we have received positive feedback regarding greyhounds positioning out Read full article


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