Greyhound racing heat policy
Maximum allowed temperatures
Day and twilight meetings will be cancelled if the following occur:
- the estimated daily maximum is over 35 degrees Celsius, unless a vet is in attendance.
- the estimated daily maximum is over 40 degrees Celsius.
Racing stewards and a vet can determine if a night meeting should be cancelled.
- kennels to be opened later
- greyhounds to spend minimum time outside
- parade greyhounds directly to starting boxes
- greyhounds to remain in kennel house for at least 30 minutes after their event
- adequate drinking facilities, including ice water for greyhounds.
Last updated: 14 March 2016
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