The greyhound racing world is saddened by the sudden loss of Merv Patching, 68.
A much loved character of the sport, Patching trained greyhounds for many years from his home in Langwarrin, and his proudest moment as a trainer was winning the 1997 Adelaide Cup with Rare Deceit.
Patching is the brother of Lenice Rilen, whose husband Norm trains 2013 Great Chase finalist Nelirian.
When: Thursday 5 December at 10.30am
Where: Bunurong Memorial Park,
790 Frankston Dandenong Road in Dandenong South
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