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Maturity Classic 2022 – The Meadows

Maturity Classic 2022 Dining Packages


Classic Winter Group 1 Action returns to The Meadows July 23

2022 marks the 52nd running of the KCR Pet Transport Maturity Classic. To celebrate this big race event and the easing of health restrictions The Melbourne Greyhound Racing Association invites all racing friends and families to join us at The Meadows for what will be an exciting night of racing and entertainment as we crown the next Maturity winner!

Our grand Temlee Dining Room will be hosting a special Group 1 Dinner. As mentioned above, the association has kindly packaged up a superb 3 course City View Bistro inspired menu with beverages for only $60 per head ($20 for children). It’s all about assisting us to get back together, visit the track and celebrate. Reservations are essential, so start preparing a table and use our new booking form to complete your reservation and payment. Please note spaces are limited.




The History of the Maturity Classic

The Maturity Classic was first held in 1970 at Olympic Park with a first prizemoney of $1,250 before incremental prizemoney increases had the Maturity Classic worth $30,000 at the turn of the century.

Of the 52 winners, only 7 female greyhounds have won: Warrenwood Girl (’75), Overflow Love (’77), Coriole (’99), Shereen Bale (’11), Mepunga Hayley (’14), Dyna Patty (’18) and last year’s winner, Qwara Bale (’21).

Some of the most famous winners and most noted start with Temlee (74), Satan’s Legend (78), Pharaoh’s Mask (86), New Tears (87), Hay Dinney (88), Best Of Blue (89), Eureka Man (90), Northern Legend (95), Brett Lee (2001), Hallucinate (2004), El Grand Senor (2010) Shereen Bale (2011),  Barcia Bale (2012) Marcus Joe (2013), Fernando Bale (2015) and recent greats, Sennachie (2019) & Simon Told Helen (2020).

Honour Roll:

2012 Barcia Bale
2013 Marcus Joe
2014 Mepunga Hayley
2015 Fernando Bale
2016 Kilty Express
2017 Mepunga Blazer
2018 Dyna Patty
2019 Sennachie
2020 Simon Told Helen
2021 Qwara Bale

View the full hour roll here

See you at The Maturity Classic July 23

MGRA and The Meadows team look forward to seeing many familiar and new faces at what should be a thrilling night of racing and entertainment.

Any enquires about the evening can be directed to The Meadows by calling on (03) 9355 5222 or sending an email to