Saturday night’s final of the Group 3 Northern Districts Cup (450m) looms as a beauty, with local greyhounds having a monopoly on the $25,000 to-the-winner final.
Seven of the eight finalists are trained in northern Victoria, with Milwaukee Miss, trained in Avalon by Jason Sharp, the exception.
Three heats were run last night, with .01sec separating the two fastest heat winners, Swift Current and Cursed.
The series is open only to Victorian-bred greyhounds with:
- No city wins (full stakes)
- Less than $25,000 in prize money
- Had a minimum two starts at Shepparton
Here’s how the heats panned out: