Cannington Greyhound Track Information 

CANNINGTON GREYHOUND TRACK 

CANNINGTON TRACK INFORMATION

Cannington Park is located just 20 minutes from Perth’s City Centre in Western Australia. Cannington features newly built, state-of-the-art facilities, which were upgraded and modernised in 2015. All meetings are broadcast to Sky Racing and admission to the venue is generally free of charge, with the gates generally opening at around 5pm on race days.

The venue holds currently mostly city grade racing, along with some provincial and country grades. The venue currently holds meetings on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.The track surface is sand, has a circumference of 440m and races currently take place over the distances of; 275m, 380m, 520m, 600m and 715m.

CANNINGTON KEY RACES

Cannington Park is one of the premier greyhound tracks in Australia, and as such,  plays host to some of the key races throughout the year. These races include Group 1 feature events such as; GCA National Sprint Championships (520m), Perth Cup (520m) and the Galaxy (715m). The Perth Cup is considered to be one of the top events on the racing calendar. Cannington Park also holds numerous key Group 2 & Group 3 races throughout the year.

CANNINGTON TRACK RECORDS

Cannington has two sets of current track records – the old track records, which were recorded prior to the track upgrade are held over distances of; 297m, 530m, 642m and 744m. The new track records are recorded at the current track setup, which includes distances of; 275m, 380m, 520m, 600m and 715m. All current track records can be found below;

 

Distance Time Greyhound Date
275m 15.78 Quedos 09/05/2016
380m 21.47 Frida Monelli 24/02/2015
520m 29.26 Campini 18/01/2020
600m 34.32 Flake Monelli 28/03/2020
715m 41.25 Tornado Tears 17/03/2019
297m  16.81 Lindback 12/06/2014
530m 29.81 Miata 18/08/2011
642m 36.55 Miata 11/12/2011
744m 44.24 Elektra 08/06/2008

 

NOTABLE PAST WINNERS AT CANNINGTON 

With Cannington playing host to a number of Group 1 events each year, high quality fields occur frequently and have produced a number of superstars at the track. The Perth Cup alone has been littered with some champions throughout the years. Some of the notable past winners at Cannington include; Lindback, Miata, Quedos, Afro Freeway, High Earner and Harvard Bale.

CANNINGTON BOX STATISTICS

Over the years, Box 1 has proven to be by far the most successful trap for greyhounds racing at Cannington. The box has generally performed at around 19% strike rate in recent years. Boxes 6 and 7 have generally been the worst performing boxes in recent years, with box 7 edging box 6 with a strike rate of about 7-9%.

Winning % by Box Number

Year Box 1 Box 2 Box 3 Box 4 Box 5 Box 6 Box 7 Box 8
2019 19% 14% 13% 13% 12% 11% 7% 10%
2018 19% 14% 11% 12% 15% 10% 9% 11%
2017 18% 18% 10% 14% 11% 8% 9% 12%
2016 21% 13% 12% 12% 12% 8% 8% 14%
2015 23% 15% 13% 9% 10% 10% 9% 11%