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Most Popular Greyhound Voting Now open

Voting is now open for November’s People’s Choice for Most Popular Greyhound with superstar quartet Dyna Villa, Keybow, My Bro Fabio and Sweet It Is in contention.

Cast your vote for the chance to win one of five double movie passes.

The quartet was nominated on the back of some big race wins they each accomplished during the month of November.

Incidentally, nominations for December’s People’s Choice for Most Popular Greyhound are now open, so if you’ve noticed (or notice) an outstanding performance by a greyhound trained in Victoria this month, tell us about it in a personal message on GRV’s Facebook page and that greyhound could be up for voting next time.

Winners go into the running to win the 2014 People’s Choice for Most Popular Greyhound.


November Contenders:

Dyna Villa
Dyna Villa
Bloodlines: Oct ‘12 Collision – Roxio Bale
Breeder: Paul Wheeler
Owner: Brendan Wheeler
Trainer: Jenny Hunt, Lara
Won: Group 1 TAB Melbourne Cup at Sandown Park (515m)
Being the youngest greyhound in the field at 25 months, Dyna Villa showed extraordinary maturity to win the TAB Melbourne Cup at Sandown Park. Leading all the way to claim the richest prize in the history of Australian greyhound racing of $420,000, Dyna Villa took his record at Sandown Park to eight wins from as many starts at the track. REPLAY

Bloodlines: Dec ‘11 Take The Kitty – Key Exit
Breeder/Owner: Kelvin Lean
Trainer: Darren McDonald, Devon Meadows
Won: Group 3 Silver Bullet at The Meadows (525m)
In just his second start back from a lengthy spell, Keybow was back to his brilliant best in the Silver Bullet. The Darren McDonald-trained greyhound had to reel in dynamic front-runner Luca Neveelk on his way to the $25,000 first prize. He would go on to win a TAB Melbourne Cup heat before finishing third in the final. REPLAY
My Bro Fabio
Bloodlines: Mar ‘12 Turanza Bale – Flamenco
Breeder: Mr M L Jones Syndicate
Michelle Jones
Trainer: Brooke Ennis, Lara
Won: Group 1 Hume Cup (525m)
Won the Group 1 Hume Cup by 14 lengths in a dominant display after trouble occurred in the race. Jamie Ennis, husband of trainer Brooke, said after the win that My Bro Fabio is the ‘complete package’ – high praise from someone who has trained a number of genuine  topline greyhounds in recent years. REPLAY
Sweet It Is
Bloodlines: Nov ‘11 Mogambo – Off Springer
Breeder: Lenny Jones
Owner: Two Bear’s Syndicate
Trainer: Darren McDonald, Devon Meadows
Won: Group 1 Bold Trease Carnival Cup at Sandown Park (715m)
Sweet It Is claimed her fourth Group 1 win when taking out the Solo Bold Trease Carnival Cup at Sandown Park on TAB Melbourne Cup night. In another customary come-from-the-clouds performance, the win meant the world to trainer Darren McDonald, who as a kid growing up in Warrnambool saw plenty of the legendary ‘Warrnambool Warrior’, Bold Trease in action. REPLAY

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