GRI Incentive Schemes
Effective from 1 April 2019, a once-off payment of €100 for greyhounds who commence their racing careers prior to reaching 19 months and complete their first five races at GRI licenced tracks.
The greyhound must run their first five races in consecutive order at GRI licensed tracks only. The greyhound must complete its first novice race after 1 April 2019. The payment is made on the completion of a fifth race to the owner of a greyhound.
Greyhound Racing Ireland has announced that with effect from 19th August 2019 the Novice incentive scheme will cease to have effect:
This scheme will allow for a €20 payment in respect of the fourth, fifth and sixth place in all races at Shelbourne Park Stadium on all nights.
The scheme is effective from 1 April 2018. The proposed payment should assist in alleviating the exceptional travel costs incurred by owners, breeders and trainers in attending at Shelbourne Park.
A once-off payment of €800 is made to an owner that reaches 100 races at IGB licensed tracks between 1 April and 31 March of the following year.
For each race after the 100 and within the year, they will receive a payment of eight euros.
An owner may designate a public or private trainer to receive the payment. Double payments for owner or trainer are not permitted.
The Board has announced that with effect from 19th August 2019 the Runners incentive scheme will cease to have effect:
A payment of €15 is paid to the breeder of the winning first-place greyhound in all races.
The winning prize money must be €1,999 or less and at IGB licensed tracks only.
The Board has announced that with effect from 19th August 2019 the Breeders €15 scheme will cease to have effect:
A €20 payment in respect of the fourth, fifth and sixth place in all races at the three SIS meetings is paid to the owner.
The breeder of the winning first-place greyhound at all races will receive a payment equal to 10% of the winning prize money in cases where the applicable prize money is €2,000 or greater.
This applies to GRI licensed tracks only.
A Public Trainer will receive 10% of all prize money payments applicable to their greyhound.
This applies to all races at GRI licensed tracks.