2019 TAB Greyhound of the Year

 

The Greyhound of the Year Selection Panel met and determined the Finalists for the 2019 TAB SA Greyhound of the Year.

The panel members will now cast their individual votes on the title, with the winner announced at the Awards Dinner at Gawler on Saturday 15th February. The Greyhound of the Year Panel members are also voting on the SA Bred GOTY, SA Distance GOTY and SA Sprinting GOTY to be announced at the Awards Dinner.

The Finalists are: 

ALFIERI

Fernando Bale x Rhonda Rocks (SA Bred) 

2019 Starts: 17 - 1sts: 12, 2nds: 2, 3rds: 1

Owner – Kirin Corby & Bill Wudarczyk
Trainer – Bill Wudarczyk

2019 Prizemoney - $22,745

Achievements:  

- Won Launching Pad SA final (2nd in heat)

- Won 8 races in a row

- Broke Murray Bridge 530m track record

Best Times:  29.50 (515m Angle Park), 25.40 (455m Murray Bridge), 29.74 (530m Murray Bridge)

 

ALICANTE BOUCHET

Kilty Lad x Mighty Chaos (SA Bred)

2019 Starts: 26 - 1sts: 11, 2nds: 4, 3rds: 4

Owner – Meg Rawlings
Trainer – Ben Rawlings

2019 Prizemoney - $72,430

Achievements:

- Greyhound of the Month – October

- Won Group 2 WA Allstars final (2nd in heat)

- Second in heat of listed WA Winter Cup (6th in final)

- Third in heat of listed SA Sprint Championship (3rd in final)

- Third in heat of Group 1 Adelaide Cup (6th in consolation)

Best Times: 22.14 (388m Angle Park), 29.69 (515m Angle Park), 22.29 (395m Murray Bridge), 22.62 (400m Gawler), 29.75 (520m Cannington)

 

COORONG LUCY

Worm Burner x Molly Be Nimble (SA Bred)

2019 Starts: 21 - 1sts: 14, 2nds: 5, 3rds: 0

Owner – Cameron & Yvonne Butcher
Trainer – Cameron Butcher

2019 Prizemoney - $34,955

Achievements:

- Won heat Group 3 SA Oaks (5th in final)

- Won heat & final Leigh Rogers Grade 6 feature

- Won heat Murray Bridge Oaks

- Won 8 races in a row

Best Times: 29.51 (515m Angle Park), 19.52 (350m Murray Bridge), 22.40 (395m Murray Bridge), 25.84 (455m Murray Bridge)

 

OAKVALE BEAUTY

Kinloch Brae x Oakvale Destiny (SA Bred) 

2019 Starts 19-1sts 9, 2nds 7, 3rds 3

Owner – Nathan & Kerri Wilson
Trainer – Nathan Wilson

2019 Prizemoney - $56,630

Achievements:

- Greyhound of the Month – September

- Won heat & semi final Group 3 Howard Ashton (2nd in final)

- Won Group 3 SA Oaks final (2nd in heat)

- Second in heat of Group 1 Adelaide Cup (2nd in consolation)

Best Times: 29.58 (515m Angle Park), 25.66 (455m Murray Bridge)

                        

TIME’S RIGHT

Barcia Bale x Sidney’s Shadow (SA Bred)

2019 Starts: 28 - 1sts: 15, 2nds: 4, 3rds: 2

Owner – Cameron & Yvonne Butcher
Trainer – Cameron Butcher

2019 Prizemoney - $31,230

Achievements:

- Won 4 races in a row

Best Times: 21.98 (388m Angle Park), 29.59 (515m Angle Park), 16.57 (300m Murray Bridge), 19.39 (350m Murray Bridge), 22.09 (395m Murray Bridge), 25.48 (455m Murray Bridge)