What is Lure Coursing?
Lure Coursing tries to stimulate the dogs instinct to chase. The lure (a couple of plastic bags) is tied to a 2mm rope that is pulled around low profile pullies (to ensure your dog/s safety) by a specially designed stationary motor bike in an open field. The course is designed in an irregular pattern and somewhat similar to the way a hare might run in an open field. With the sound of the motor bike and those two bags making their irregular pattern, dogs just love the thrill of it.
History of QLD Lure Coursing Association
In 1984 Steve and Sabine Mueller arrived from Germany, bringing with them their Afghan hounds and after being involved in Lure Coursing in Germany for many years, and racing their Afghans on the Greyhound…
24th July 2021
How Fast Is Your Dog Over 100m? Sprint Meet. Capalaba Greyhound Track. Old Cleveland Rd, Capalaba QLD 4157. Sign on 7:30am – 8;30am 8:30 start.
8th August 2021
Field trial. Normal Meeting Incorporating The Hope Island Cup And Invitation Events
12th September 2021
Field Trial. Normal Meeting With Joshua Cup And Storm In A Cup
10th October 2021
Field Trial. Normal Meeting
Interested in giving your dog or puppy a go?
That’s brilliant, we love watching new dogs and puppies take to the course, Click below to see what you need to do to join.
We would like to kindly thank our generous sponsors.
The Sponsor for the meet on the 7th October was The Beagle Club. Thank you very much! We are always in need of gifts for our raffles and gifts as sponsorship. So please dig out those unwanted gifts. Time for a Spring Clean!!!
Ann Marie Mussig
Pursuit Magazine Officer
Keeper of Scores/Trophy Steward