El Grand Senor, Barry Smith and the late Jan Wilson have been inducted into GRV’s Hall of Fame at tonight’s Victorian Greyhound Awards at the Sandown Greyhound Racing Club.
Former champion race dog and now sire El Grand Senor was at the venue for the announcement, with his arrival on stage receiving huge applause from the 300-strong audience.
GRV HALL OF FAME
EL GRAND SENOR
Outstanding race dog winning three Group 1 events including the Topgun and Melbourne Cup, as well as three Victorian country cups.
Breeder and rearer of multiple Group 1 winning greyhounds and the man behind the outstanding ‘Mepunga’ bloodline.
THE LATE JAN WILSON
Achieved extraordinary success as an administrator of the sport, and in particular her role as GRV Chairman for a decade until her sudden passing in 2010 at age 70.