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Vale Russell Nash

Prominent greyhound owner Russell Nash has passed away at age 92.

Russell was introduced to greyhound racing in the 1960s through family friend Geoff Dawson, former Chair of the Sandown GRC.

The first greyhound he owned was Cursorial, trained by Bill Lecky. Cursorial had a phenomenal impact as a broodmatron, producing New Mariner (1973 Melbourne Cup & National Sprint Championship), San Remo (1979 Silver Chief) and Zulu Moss (dam of champion sire Chief Dingaan).

The Funeral Service celebrating the life of Russell Lewis John Nash will be webcast on Thursday 28 May at 10.30 am. To access the webcast visit the Tobin Brothers’ website and search for Russell Nash in webcasts and funeral notices.

WATCH: Russell Nash’s son Neville on his family’s involvement in Cursorial

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