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GRV Spotlight


Below is a collection of spotlight videos available on GRV’s YouTube channel GRVextra.

Each offers a unique insight into a different location, person or area involved in greyhound racing.


Trainers & Breeders:


Paul Westerveld - Paul’s greyhound property in Devon Meadows is the envy of virtually all his peers, and his stud and breeding operation is one of the most successful in Victoria.

Allan Britton - An inductee into Greyhound Racing Victoria’s Hall of Fame, Allan is one of the most decorated trainers in Victoria’s history and the baton has been passed on to his children Linda, Jeff and Robert.

Kevin Mugavin JrKevin has bred and trained many champion greyhounds over the past 25 years including Golden Currency, who dead heated in the inaugural Topgun in 1993.

The Drew FamilyWarrnambool father and son Ray and Darren Drew are a team on the rise in the world of greyhound racing.

Lisa DelbridgeTrainers Lisa and husband Mark, who live in the town of Balliang, have enjoyed a meteoric rise to success in recent years.

Carl McGrath – The son of champion breeder and GRV Hall of Fame inductee Tony McGrath, Carl has now taken over the operation in Shepparton which has produced so many top class greyhounds.

Angela Jackson – A daughter of champion trainer Kelvyn Greenough, Angela has also decided to take up training greyhounds and she tells of her experience in training gun stayer Bobby Boucheau.

Gerry Kleeven: The experienced Gippsland breeder / trainer has a star on the horizon in his kennel named Luca Neveelk.

Peter Giles: The leading Gippsland trainer discusses his favourite memories of the Traralgon Greyhound Racing Club upon announcement that it will undergo a major overhaul.

Simone Fisher: Simone is not just a glamorous TV presenter. Here we take a look at her life away from the cameras.

Carolyn Jones: Carolyn trained the best greyhound in Australia in 2010 and 2011, the mighty El Grand Senor. We find out what the champ has been up to since his retirement.

Other Profiles:

Ricky Ponting - Former Aussie cricket Captain Ricky Ponting has had a life long association with greyhound racing, and he is currently a GRV ambassador for greyhound ownership.

Kyle GalleyAn experienced race caller and journalist who grew up in the greyhound racing world, Kyle has a keen interest in the history of our sport.

Geelong GRCRacing twice a week including the prime Friday night timeslot on a unique double racetrack with modern dining facilities.

Healesville GRCRacing on Sunday afternoons in Yarra Valley heartland within one of Victoria’s boom tourism towns.

Melton GRC – A small town with big plans, we gain an insight into why the straight track is growing in popularity.

Warragul GRCBoasts one of the best racetracks in the state, ensuring the club’s trial sessions and Tuesday night racing are always popular.

Warrnambool GRCThe seaside track is home to greyhound racing on Wednesday nights where patrons enjoy great dining and a spacious, undulating lawn.

Fred Basset - Hamish & Andy’s greyhound drew record crowds to the racetrack in 2006 when he toured Australia with the comedy duo.

Demons Buy a Pup - AFL players purchase their first greyhound upon a visit to top breeder Carl McGrath’s property in Shepparton.

Record Adoption Numbers - The Greyhound Adoption Program reached new heights during the 2013/14 calendar year with 536 adoptions.

James Van de Maat - One of the most respected greyhound race callers in the country, we spend a day with James at the Healesville races.

TAB Great Chase Grand Final - Take a look at why this is arguably the world’s greatest community day on the racing calendar.

2013 TAB Melbourne Cup - Tiffany Cherry brings you all the action from Sandown Park on the night of the world’s richest greyhound race.