Nominations for the 2017 Ladbrokes Golden Easter Egg were today reviewed against the conditions of entry, with 135 nominations received for the heats.

Runners 66 to 135, in line with the event conditions, were assessed against the criteria of:

  • Category A wins, as outlined in the GRNSW Grading Policy

  • Grade at Category A meetings, as outlined in the GRNSW Grading Policy, and

  • Group Race form from July 1, 2016

The box draw for the Saturday, April 1 heats will be undertaken on Monday, March 27 by GRNSW. Any participant needing to withdraw their runner from the Ladbrokes Golden Easter Egg heats can do so by contacting the NSW Grading Department prior to 9am on Monday, March 27.

The ten heats of the Group 1 Ladbrokes Golden Easter will be complemented by a Best 8 non grade 720m Ladbrokes Monthly Medal stake. Nominations for this event are now open and will close at 9am on Monday, March 27, 2017 with GRNSW.

In addition to the Golden Easter Egg series, 80 nominations were received for the Group 3 Ladbrokes Magic Maiden heats. The heats are due to be conducted on Wednesday, March 29. In the event any nominations are withdrawn, additional graded 520m or 720m events will be drawn for the meeting. The box draw for this meeting will also take place on Monday, March 27. Therefore participants are encouraged to submit nominations for consideration in the event less than ten Group 3 Ladbrokes Magic Maiden heats are drawn. Nominations should be submitted to GRNSW via phone, fax or online.

Participants are reminded that the Group 1 Association Cup, Group 3 New Sensation and Listed Ultra Sense series are now open. Details are:

Event

Heats

Grade

Nomination Closing

G3 520m New Sensation

Wednesday, April 5

Non Graded, greyhounds whelped 31.12.14, no more than 10 race wins from no more than 20 race starts

Monday, April 3@ 9am

G1 720m Association Cup

Saturday, April 8

Non Graded

Tuesday, April 4 @ 9am

Listed 520m Ultra Sense

Saturday, April 8

4/5th grade as determined by GRNSW Grading Policy

Tuesday, April 4 @ 9am

Full conditions of Ladbrokes Golden Easter Egg Carnival are available www.goldeneasteregg.com.au