GBOTA - Greyhound Breeders Owners and Trainers Association

General Information is available at: www.gbota.com.au



Feature Races

Maitland conducts 3 feature races per year:
  • Maitland Gold Cup over 450m, conducted in April and May (Final). Open to the best 64 greyhounds nominated plus reserves worth $30,000 to the winner and holds Group 2 status.
  • Maitland Gold Collar 400m Best greyhounds nominated with number of heats according to noms received, worth $4,000 to the winner, conducted typically in March or April.
  • Future Stars Maiden Series 400m (final during October). Open to all Maiden greyhounds worth $7,000.

Track Records

 Distance Greyhound  Time  Date 
 400m Little Ed     22.11 22/03/2012
 450m Exclusive One 24.88 10/05/2012
 565m Kay Size  31.57 

29/10/2009

Catering & Bar

Maitland GBOTA has a restaurant/canteen facilities serving hot meals and a fully licenced bar available for patrons on race nights.

Wagering

Maitland GBOTA has an oncourse NSW TAB outlet operating on local and away meetings at race meetings.

The NSW GBOTA advocates responsible wagering. Know your limits. If gambling is a problem for you, please call 1800 858 858 or head to www.gamblinghelp.nsw.gov.au.
Any bookmaker offering odds against a greyhound shall be compelled to lay such odds if demanded by the taker, but so that the bookmaker shall not be compelled to lose more than $500 on any one wager.

Smoking

All enclosed areas are "SMOKE FREE ZONES". Smoking is allowed in open-air areas.

EFTPOS

EFTPOS facilities are available through the on-course tote facilities at Maitland race meetings. 

Sponsorship

Maitland offers race sponsorship. If you are interested in an individual race sponsorship for an upcoming birthday, farewell, company celebration, buck or hen's party contact Jeanette on (02) 4933 7095 or maitland@gbota.com.au. Full meeting or feature race sponsorship is also available, ask how when you contact Jeanette.  

Other

There are limited camping facilities for travelling trainers, with no kennels available for the greyhounds. There are also replays of all races, which are available to owners and trainers on course.

   
[Photography by Steve Whalland Race Images]