QLD’s Jay Is Jay faces NSW’s Mackenna in epic Origin Match Race

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In Albion Park, the anticipated Origin Greyhound Series Match Race featuring Queensland champion greyhound and New South Wales is all set to captivate the audience on Thursday night.

This clash of titans is expected to be an event, with both states competing for pride and a $50,000 prize.

Jay Is Jay considered one of Queensland's greatest greyhounds, aims to defend his title in the Origin Match Race.

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With 18 victories at Albion Park and holding the at 29.35 seconds, he has shown form in trials and is ready for his return to competitive racing.

Mackenna from NSW comes into the race following an April where she secured victory in the Group 1 Golden Easter Egg at .

Her remarkable heat win in 29.20 seconds established her as one of the best greyhounds ever seen at Wentworth Park.

Despite fifth-place finishes in the Saphire Crown heats and Classic, Mackenna remains a strong contender.

Being positioned in Box 1 gives her an advantage, as the top online bookmakers have her as the +110 outsider, while Jay Is Jay -133.33 favourite.

This exciting marks the last Origin Match Race at the Albion Park track before it relocates to next year.

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