Saturday's (January 30) feature racing at Wentworth Park also saw NSW GBOTA members recognised, with the presentation of the 2015 Members Greyhound of the Year awards.
Winners were: (pictured below in listed order; photos courtesy Craig Youll (c))
Overall Members GOTY: Knight Sprite - Gayle Masterson
Owner Trainer Gayle Masterson Representing Maitland Branch Knight Sprite. Won at Gardens 30.33 Richmond 30.66 Gosford in 29.40 Also Won at Wentworth Park in 29.72. Knight Sprite also placed on 10 occasions at Wentworth Park
Metropolitan Members GOTY: Lady Abigail - Frank Hancock
Trainer Breeder Frank Hancock Representing Lismore Branch. Lady Abigail Won at Albion Park in 29.93 was also placed on 13 occasions
Provincial Members GOTY: Porky Teller - Charles Northfield
Trainer Breeder Charlies Northfield Representing Lismore Branch. Porky Teller won at Lismore 30.24 24.11 BOD. Also won at Casino in 28.02 28.36 28.30 and Grafton in 23.07 was also placed on 10 occasions at Lismore and Casino
Country Members GOTY: Watta Mischief - Margaret Greer.
Owner Trainer & Breeder Margaret Greer Representing the City – Parramatta branch. Watta Mischief won 4 races at Lithgow in 24.54 BOD 29.80 BOD also had two placing at Lithgow.
Directors of the NSW GBOTA congratulate all winners and thanks the Greyhound of the Year sub committee and Branch Point Score Captains for their continuing work which see the recognition of Association Members.
Photos provided courtesy of Craig Youll
L-R: Geoff Rose (NSW GBOTA Chairman), Darren Curby (GOTY Sub Committee), Gayle Masterson (GOTY Overall winner), Margaret Greer (GOTY Country winner) Northfield (GOTY Provincial), Diane Cotroneo; representing Frank Hancock (GOTY Metropolitan) & Sue Absalom (NSW GBOTA Deputy Chair and GOTY Sub Committee)s