TAB Million Dollar Chase
Wentworth Park
RACE RECORD29.32
Avg race time29.96
Avg 1st section5.53

MDC T&C's

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TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF ENTRY (Updated 25th March 2022)

Greyhound Racing New South Wales (GRNSW) advises owners and trainers of their obligations under the Terms and Conditions of Entry to the TAB Million Dollar Chase (Event).  These Terms and Conditions of Entry apply to all owners and/or trainers (Nominator(s)) who nominate a greyhound/s to compete at any race meetings which form part of the Event and/or any Associated Event (as defined below), including (but not limited to):


●  Qualifying Series (Regional and City) – scheduled to be held 31st March 2022 – 19th April 2022

●   Semi-Finals – scheduled to be held on 29th April 2022; and

●   Grand Final – scheduled to be held on 7th May 2022.


Nomination of any greyhound for any race meeting, which forms part of the Event, and/or any Associated Event is deemed as acceptance of these Terms and Conditions of Entry.

 Conduct of Race Meetings


1.  The conduct of race meetings which form part of the Event or Associated Events is subject to:

          (a) the Greyhound Welfare Integrity Commission (GWIC) Greyhound Racing Rules; and

          (b)  the GRNSW Grading Policy.

2.  In the event that there is conflict between the Terms and Conditions of Entry and the grading policy, the Terms and Conditions of Entry will prevail.

Event eligibility 


3. GRNSW has sole discretion to accept or reject the nomination of any greyhound for entry to compete in the Event or Associated Event for any reason whatsoever.

        (a)  There is no limit to the number of Qualifying races (Regional) in which a greyhound can compete, unless they have already qualified for the Semi Finals.

Entry fees for this year’s TAB Million Dollar Chase have been removed with an objective of opening up the event to all participants.


4.                  The Event Regional Qualifying Heats

        (a) Nominations will only be accepted if a greyhound is directly nominated into the series.

        (b) GRNSW reserve the right to grade the number of races as determined by the nominations.

        (c) Where possible preference will be given to drawing full fields.

       (d) Maidens Ineligible
 

5.                  There will be 14 Qualifying Venues held at 14* Regional NSW tracks, as follows: 


6.                  The Event Regional Qualifying Finals


(a) Greyhounds eligible to compete in the Event Regional Qualifying finals will be as follows:

          (i)             if 2 heats conducted: first, second, third & fourth place getters;

         (ii)           if 3 heats conducted: first and second place getters + 2 fastest third place getters;

         (iii)         if 4 heats conducted: first and second place getters;

         (iv)         if 5 heats conducted: 5 x first place getters + 3 fastest second placed runners;

         (v)           if 6 heats conducted: 6 x first place getters + 2 fastest second placed runners;

         (vi)         if 7 heats conducted: 7 x first place getters + 1 fastest second placed runner; and

         (vii)        if 8 heats conducted: 8 x first placed runners.

         (viii)      If more than 8 heats conducted: 8 fastest heat winners will qualify.

(b)  Reserves for the Regional qualifying finals will be drawn from the greyhounds which finish in the order Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, (on times).

(c)  The greyhounds placing First, Second and Third in each Qualifying Final (Regional) will qualify for the Semi-Finals (42 greyhounds total).  If the greyhound placing First, Second or Third becomes ineligible for the Semi-Finals, then the greyhound which places Fourth will qualify for the Semi-Finals (and so on as necessary).

(d)                 Greyhounds that have qualified for the Million Dollar Chase Semi-Finals through a regional qualifying final are ineligible to compete in any other regional qualifying heat or City Qualifying Finals.
 

7.                  The Event City Qualifying Finals
 

(a)                There will be 6 Qualifying Finals (City) held at Wentworth Park on:  23rd April

(b)               The greyhounds placing first  & second in each qualifying Final (City) will qualify for a place in the Semi Finals (12 greyhounds in total)

(c)                The balance of the fields for the semi-finals are made up from the finish positions in the city qualifiers.

(d)               The order of entry for the Qualifying Finals (Regional and City) will be pursuant to GRNSW Grading Policy guidelines.

(e)                Reserves for the Semi Finals will be drawn from the next placed greyhounds that did not qualify for the semi-finals.

(f)                 Greyhounds that have qualified for the Million Dollar Chase Semi-Finals through the regional qualifying finals are ineligible to compete in the city qualifying finals.


8.                  The Event Invitation

(a)                There will be eight (8) Semi Final Invitations offered to the State Sprint Champions for (NSW x 2,VIC, QLD, SA, WA, TAS & NZ) to compete in The Event Semi Finals

(b)                There will be (1) semi-final invitation offered to the winner of the 2022 Golden Easter Egg.

(c)                 There will be (1) semi-final invitation offered to the winner of the 2022 Broken Hill Cup.

(d)                The invitations are NOT transferable if the State Sprint Champion Winner, Golden Easter Egg winner or the Broken Hill Cup winner does not accept the slot.

(e)                If Invitations are not accepted, runners will be drawn from place getters from The Event City Qualifying Finals based on placing and time.


9.                  The Event Semi-Finals

(a) There will be eight (8) Semi-Finals held at Wentworth Park on 29 April

(b) The greyhound placing First in each Semi-Final will qualify for a place in the Grand Final. If the greyhound placing First in a Semi-Final becomes ineligible for the Grand Final, before the box draw, then the greyhound which places Second will qualify for the Grand Final (and so on as necessary).

(c) Two Reserves for the Grand Final will be drawn from the two fastest greyhounds which placed second in a Semi-Final.

(d) The greyhound placing second in each Semi-Final will qualify for a place in the Grand Final Consolation. If the greyhound placing Second in a Semi-Final becomes ineligible for the Grand Final consolation, before the box draw, then the greyhound which places Third will qualify for the Grand Final Consolation (and so on as necessary).

(e) Two Reserves for the Grand Final Consolation will be drawn from the two fastest greyhounds which placed Third in a Semi-Final.


10.              The Event Grand Final

(a) There will be one (1) Grand Final held at Wentworth Park on 7th May 2022

(b) There will be one (1) Grand Final Consolation held at Wentworth Park on 7th May 2022.


11.              Cancellation

(a) If any scheduled race meeting forming part of the Event is cancelled or abandoned, GRNSW reserves the right to re-schedule that race meeting to take place on another date in its sole discretion.
                
 
The Grand Final Event Prizemoney

12. The total prizemoney for the Grand Final Event will be $1,200,000, to be distributed to the owners of greyhounds placing in the Grand Final as follows:


(i)            First: $1,000,000
(ii)           Second: $100,000
(iii)          Third: $45,000
(iv)          Fourth: $15,000
(v)           Fifth to eighth: $10,000 each

13.
No other prizemoney will be distributed in relation to the Grand final Event. 


The Grand Final Consolation Event Prizemoney


14. The total prizemoney for the Grand Final Consolation Event will be $46,500 to be distributed to the owners of greyhounds placing in the Grand Final Consolation Event as follows:

(i)            First: $25,000
(ii)           Second: $7,000
(iii)          Third: $4,000
(iv)          Fourth: $2,500
(v)           Fifth to eighth: $2,000 each


15. GRNSW is not liable for any losses (including loss of opportunity), costs or damage (including direct, indirect or consequential damage) or personal injury suffered or incurred in relation to the Event and/or any Associated Event (including in relation to participation in the Event and/or any Associated Event), which cannot be excluded by law.

16. GWIC reserves the right to, at any time, disqualify any greyhound in respect of which GRNSW has reason to believe that the greyhound or its owner or trainer has not complied with these Terms and Conditions of Entry and/or the GWIC Greyhound Racing Rules.

17. GRNSW reserves the right to modify, suspend or terminate the Event and/or any Associated Event without notice.