The Greyhound Industry Awards Night highlights special aspects of the sport and one such acknowledgment is that of the Ken Carr Medal.
The award was incepted in the year 2000 in memory of the outstanding contribution to the greyhound racing industry by Ken Carr.
The legendary administrator was responsible for many of the current forms of administration that greyhound racing is governed by, proving his insight and the longevity of his ideas.
Ken Carr was involved in the industry for a phenomenal 42 years and his influence still lives on.
Some of these outstanding contributions are:
- Melbourne Greyhound Racing Association (MGRA) Manager 16 years;
- Greyhound Racing Control Board (GRCB) Chief Executive 6 years;
- Introduced Central Grading; GOBIS and Centralised Track Maintenance.
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The award itself is determined via a voting a process whereby clubs submit nominations to the Greyhound of the Year panel and once the panel has come to a conclusion, the successful nomination is approved by Greyhound Racing Victoria’s Board of Directors.