Selection Criteria

 

Grades 1 to 5 Races

  • Placed 1st , 2nd or 3rd at last tote start
  • Placed 1st, 2nd or 3rd at second to last tote start
  • Placed 1st, 2nd or 3rd at third to last tote start
  • Downgraded dogs
  • Non tote winners
  • Next best tote form (4th before 5th, 5th before 6th…) etc

 

Maiden Races

  • 2nd @ last maiden tote start
  • 3rd @ last maiden tote start
  • 2nd @ two tote starts back
  • 3rd @ two tote starts back
  • Winner of first ever qualifying trial. Note applies at first tote start only
  • 2nd @ three tote starts back
  • 3rd @ three tote starts back
  • Non tote winner
  • Second at first ever qualifying trial. Note applies at first tote start only
  • Third at first ever qualifying trial. Note applies at first tote start only
  • Winner at most recent qualifying trial Note applies at first tote start only
  • Second at most recent qualifying trial Note applies at first tote start only
  • Next best tote form (4th before 5th, 5th before 6th…etc)
  • All other first starters

 

 Races

  • Placed 1st at last distance tote start
  • Placed 2nd at last distance tote start
  • Placed 3rd at last distance tote start
  • Placed 1st at second to last distance tote start
  • Placed 2nd at second to last distance tote start
  • Placed 3rd at second to last distance tote start
  • Downgraded distance dogs
  • Placed 4th at last distance tote start
  • Grade over middle distance, higher grade has preference (C5 before C4 etc)
  • Next best tote form (4th before 5th, 5th before 6th…etc)

 

Reserve Greyhounds

A Reserve Greyhound which does not gain a start will be given a priority draw at the next race meeting where a race is carded under the following conditions:

  • Nominated for the same grade and distance.
  • Priority draw will not apply to any combined grade race at the next meeting.
  • No more than 2 reserve priority draws will be available in any one race. If more than two greyhounds are eligible, priority will be given to the greyhounds with the best form.
  • No priority draws will be available in Feature races
  • Priority draw will not apply to any Reserve Greyhound that is withdrawn (including withdrawn and granted exceptional circumstances by the RIU), stood down or disqualified before-re-entry time.

 

Notes

  • Imported greyhounds nominated for the first time will have the above Selection Criteria applied on the form supplied by the NZGRA.
  • Placed runs 2nd to 8th in non tote races will not be taken into account when applying the Selection Criteria
  • Any start where greyhound is recorded on the NZGRA database as having fallen during the race will not be taken into account when applying the Selection Criteria
  • Any start where the form is recorded as ‘V’, I e the race is recorded on the NZGRA as Void will not be taken into account when applying the Selection Criteria
  • Where the Club requests the NZGRA to select the fields on their behalf the NZGRA Selection Criteria may be used.

Grades will be combined at the discretion of the Club, no nomination conditions to the contrary are acceptable.

Adopted 21st December 2021