Greyhound of the Month 2010 /2011

JULY 2010



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(Big Daddy Cool - Prestige Girl)

Congratulations to Debbie Cannan trainer of Sultan's Swing who has won 5 Invitation races at Hobart inJuly with her quickest time of a brilliant 26.13, an outstanding training feat Deb. Owned by Barry Heawood this two and a half year old bitch has had 15 wins 4 seconds and 4 thirds from 25 starts. There are plenty more wins to come from this talented young lady.




(Big Daddy Cool-World's Finest)

This red brindle dog whelped in March '08 has proved himself a speed machine now holding 2 track records in the State. Damek took out this years Maiden Thousand with ease, he also won his heat of the St Leger breaking 26 seconds suggesting that he was capable of breaking the record and he won the Final by 5 lengths.


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The brilliant DAMEK took out the Betfair Tasmanian Gold Cup Final in November, he beat his opponents by 5 lengths in the great time of 25.97. Owned by Peter Phillips and trained by Eileen Thomas

January 2011



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Spiritual One winner of the Thousand is owned in Victoria by Dave Burnett and trained by Mick Stringer.

Spiritual One was slow to begin from box 7 but mustered speed to beat the opposition by 6 lengths in the time of 26.26sec.

June 2011



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Pudzianowski,named after a strong man, showed his own strength with a track record win in a heat of the Greg Fahey Mid Distance Championship over the 599m trip. Owned by Greg Swann and trained at Moorleah by leading trainer Russell Watts.

This red fawn dog took out the Greg Fahey Mid Distance Championship Final in style. There was some concern as to whether he would be able to cross the field from the 8 box, but he showed great race sense and crossed without any interference and then put a gap in the field going down the back.

Pudzianowski won by 6L. We will see many more wins from this very talented greyhound.

HGRC (Inc)

PO Box 1221
TAS 7010

Phone: (03) 6214 4261

Fax: (03) 6272 4013

Racing Manager: Peter Hayes

Mobile: 0409 968 386

HGRC Chairman:

Denise Fysh

Mobile: 0447 140 976

Thursday- Race Day Office

Phone: (03) 6211 5203

Fax:     (03) 6211 5204

Mr Issues


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(Big Daddy Cool- Teandee Mist)

Congratulations Gary Johnson trainer of Mr. Issues, this red fawn dog has had 14 starts in Tasmania for 7 wins and 3 placings. Mr. Issues had 3 wins on the track in August, he won his heat of the Betfair Young Star Classic from box 4 in a quick 26.18 and then jumped from box 5 to win the final by a neck.


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Mr. Issues with Owner (on the right) Allison Haustein




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What a Greyhound!!!!! Damek the Tasmanian Champion broke the track record at Tattersall's Park in October and then  broke the record again a few weeks later. 25.79 is an incredible time on the Big U turn track. Congratulations to owner Peter Phillips and trainer Eileen Thomas who has done a wonderful job. Damek will be set for the Hobart Thousand this year which will be a thrilling event.

March 2011



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The ever consistant Sultan's Swing trained by Ted Medhurst won 2 Invitation races in the very fast times of 25.83 and 25.99. She also picked up a placing in March.

Sultan's Swing is owned by the Dire Straits Syndicate and she has had 48 starts in Tasmania for 25 wins and 13 placings. Congratulations to connections, there are many more wins to come.

May 2011

Sultan's Swing


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The ever consistent Sultan's Swing seem to have a love of the Hobart track and the more she races the better she gets. With several Invitation wins and a third in the Mercury Silver Trophy it brings her total to 38 starts at Hobart for 21 wins. Owned by the Dire Straits Syndicate and trained by Ted Medhurst this black bitch continues to impress







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