The Melbourne Greyhound Racing Association (MGRA) is proud to present this year’s Group 1 Invitational nominations.
In a change to previous year’s, The G1 Temlee, G1 Rookie Rebel & G1 Zoom Top invitations became an open invitation to all trainers to nominate.
The G1 TAB Temlee (525m) will see 22 nominated greyhounds challenge for a spot in the ‘Top 8′ to compete for the $100,000 first prize.
The G1 TAB Rookie Rebel (600m) boasts 26 nominations for the $75,000 to-the-winner feature.
The G1 TAB Zoom Top (725m) sees 18 greyhounds nominated for the $75,000 to-the-winner staying event.
A Panel comprising of representatives from the MGRA will select the Top 12 greyhounds for each of the three events and seek endorsement from the GRV Grading department.
The Top 12 will be announced on Tuesday 1 February, while the final field will be revealed and the box draw conducted, on Saturday 5 February.
The following lists are the nominations received by GRV’s racing services, in alphabetical order, as of close of nominations, 10am Friday 28 November.