About: The Warrnambool Cup is the flagship event of the Warrnambool Greyhound Racing Club and one of 11 country cups held across Victoria each year. It is the fourth and final leg of greyhound racing’s Western Festival of Racing , which runs throughout Autumn and includes the Horsham Cup, Ballarat Cup & Geelong Cup.
- Greyhound Clubs Australia status: Group 2
- Date of Heats: Thursday 28 April (Night)
- Date of Final: Wednesday 4 May (Night)
- Distance: 450 metres
- Prize money: $67,000 total; $47,000 (1st); $13,335 (2nd); $6,665 (3rd)
Enjoy the best view of all the action on track, and entertainment off track with a Punter’s Club and Cup Draw competition on the night.
Stan Lake Pavillion $30
Includes a reserved seat in the Stan Lake Pavilion, bistro meal and race book
Or call (03) 5561 2766
Stan Lake Pavillion $85
A guaranteed seat in the sought after VIP Function. Be a guest of the club, with a two course meal, presentations from industry leaders, backing music, drinks package and the rooms private TAB.
Or call (03) 5561 2766
This is the 51st running of the Warrnambool Cup, with the first winner being Tien Shan in 1972. Many outstanding greyhounds have won the event including Tempix (1980), Bomber Gleeson (1992), Kantarn Bale (2000 & 2002), El Galo (2008), Black Magic Opal (2014) and Dyna Patty (2019).
- 2012 Dyna Bert (Andrea Dailly, Anakie VIC)
- 2013 Ronan Izmir (Jason Thompson, Pearcedale VIC)
- 2014 Black Magic Opal (Jason Thompson, Pearcedale)
- 2015 Ronray Spirit (Terrence Reid, Yuroke VIC)
- 2016 Zambora Brockie (Anthony Azzopardi, Rowsley VIC)
- 2017 Leo’s Gift (Robert Britton, Lara VIC)
- 2018 Striker Light (Brett Bravo, Lovely Banks VIC)
- 2019 Dyna Patty (Andrea Dailly, Anakie VIC)
- 2020 Zambora Smokey (Jason Thompson, VIC)
- 2021 Qwara Bale (Andrea Dailly, Anakie VIC)
FEATURE RACES ON 2022 WARRNAMBOOL CUP NIGHT
- Group 2 Warrnambool Final (450m) – First prize: $47,000
- Cup Night Match Race (450m) – Winner-take-all prize: $10,000
- Stan Lake Memorial (450m) – First prize: $5,250
- Go Distance Racing (650m) – First prize: $3,915
- WGRC Members Cup S/E 390 Final (Maidens Ineligible)(10+ Starts)(250+ Ranking)(Bottom Up Grading Applied if more than 96 nominations)(VICGREYS)
- WGRC Members Cup Special Event 390 Consolation Final (Maidens Ineligible)(10+ Starts)(250+ Ranking)(Bottom Up Grading Applied if more than 96 nominations)
- Grade 5 Final (390m) – First prize: $1,900
- Grade 5 Heats (390m) – First prize: $1,650
FLASHBACK: QWARA BALE (3) scores a blistering win in the 2021 Warrnambool Cup over YOZO BALE (8) and SHIMA SHINE (5) in 24.82sec. Results.