Back row left to right: GRV Chairman Peter Caillard, NCA Secretary Carolyn Mills, NCA President Tony Mills. Front row left to right: Damien Belsham with My Girl Scarlett, Minister for Racing Dr Denis Napthine, Russel McRae with Manx Missile
NCA VICTORIA AWARDS NIGHT A BIG SUCCESS
Last night at Sandown Park, the 2012 National Coursing Association of Victoria Awards Night was held.
Among the near 100 people in attendance were; Minister for Racing Dr Denis Napthine and GRV representatives Peter Caillard, Geoff Miles, Adam Wallish and Brian Williams.
There were many awards won on the night, including:
- 2012 Coursing Greyhound of the Year: Manx Missile, owned by the Jana Eliza Syndicate and trained by Russell McRae
- 2012 Coursing Female of the Year: My Girl Scarlett owned by the Belco Syndicate and trained by David Dawson.
The Inaugural Noel Banks Media for recognition of Outstanding and Continuous Volunteer Service award winners were:
- Mrs Jean Hamilton (Longwood Coursing Club)
- Mr Norm Adderley (Lang Lang Coursing Club)
2012 Coursing owner of the year: Jane Eliza Syndicate
2012 Junior Encouragement Award wins: Michael (15 year old Volunteer from Lang Lang Coursing Club)
Life Memberships to the National Coursing Association were awarded to:
- Mr Tony Grimmond (Benalla Coursing Club);
- Mrs Heather Villinger (Longwood Coursing Club & NCA Treasurer);
- Mr Peter Lambert (previously delegate for the Melton Greyhound Racing Club; and
- Mr Geoff Villinger (GOTBA).
Below are some images for the night:
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