Matchups drawn for Eastar Match Race series at Angle Park
Angle Park's 2023 Eastar Match Race series will race again this Thursday, April 6, over the 512m trip.
As in keeping with other years greyhounds will compete head-to-head for prizemoney ranging between $3,000 and $4,500, while the overall fastest winner will collect an extra $6,000.
The fastest second and third greyhounds overall will earn $2,500 and $1,500 respectively.
The box draw for the fastest eligible local greyhounds was conducted at Greyhound Racing South Australia (GRSA) this morning.
The Eastar Match Race series will officially be listed with greyhound betting sites as race three on the Angle Park Thursday night program.
The first head-to-head match race due to start at 6.58pm SA time (7:28 AEST), match race two at 7.07pm, match race three at 7.19pm and match race four at 7.27pm.
In each and every match race the greyhounds will come out of boxes one and three.
GRSA selected and ranked the ten best nominated greyhounds as follows:
2023 Eastar Match Race series rankings
- 1. Ravers Army – 30.33 (30.321 – trial) After ballot
- 2. Springvale Roxy – 30.33 (30.321) After ballot
- 3. Queen Of Scotch – 30.33 (30.322)
- 4. Springvale Max – 30.36
- 5. Miss Scallywag – 30.38
- 6. Molly Irish – 30.43 (30.421)
- 7. Could Be King – 30.47 (30.463)
- 8. Victa Speed – 30.52 (30.518)
- 9. Springvale Maddi – 30.54 (30.531 – trial) (1st Res)
- 10. Victa Kurt – 30.59 (2nd Res)
After the box draw, the Eastar Match Race series head-to-head match races were drawn to be:
2023 Eastar Match Race series head-to-head races
- Match Race 1: Could Be King v Molly Irish (6.58pm)
- Match Race 2: Miss Scallywag v Victa Speed (7.07pm)
- Match Race 3: Springvale Max v Ravers Army (7.19pm)
- Match Race 4: Springvale Roxy v Queen Of Scotch (7.27pm)
Due to the restrictions around the Tabcorp betting system, the match race series will be listed as a single race on the Angle Park card, with each pair of greyhounds to meet head-to-head.
2023 Easter Match Race Final
2023 Match Race Series Box Draw & Field
Angle Park512mSpecial Event$6,000 to-the-winnerThursday April 6 2023Race 36:58pm SA Time
1 Could Be King
T: Ben RawlingsF: 6171Career: 8: 4-1-1Prizemoney: $15,475
2 Molly Irish
T: Rob HarnasF: 1411Career: 42: 14-6-3Prizemoney: $37,175
3 Miss Scallywag
T: Tony RasmussenF: 2122Career: 43: 10-10-9Prizemoney: $39,055
4 Victa Speed
T: Tony RasmussenF: 2145Career: 29: 10-7-3Prizemoney: $20,205
5 Springvale Max
T: Gavin HarrisF: 3637Career: 68: 27-9-10Prizemoney: $105,733
6 Ravers Army
T: Tim AloisiF: 1112Career: 36: 14-6-5Prizemoney: $51,005
7 Springvale Roxy
T: Michael GiniotisF: 1135Career: 67: 28-11-14Prizemoney: $83,920
8 Queen Of Scotch
T: Tony RasmussenF: 2346/span>Career: 36: 14-4-4Prizemoney: $36,250
9 Springvale Maddi
T: Gavin HarrisF: 1F25Career: 58: 22-11-6Prizemoney: $56,845
10 Victa Kurt
T: Lisa RasmussenF: 3223Career: 94: 27-14-17Prizemoney: $74,105