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Go The Blue Dog raises $6,000

Victorian greyhounds raised $6,000 for the Police Legacy Remembrance Fund during May.

Every time a greyhound wearing the blue number four rug won a race at The Meadows or Sandown throughout the month of May, GRV donated $250 to the fund in honour of the four fallen police officers who lost their lives in a tragic crash on Melbourne’s Easter Freeway on 22 April.

Remarkably, two greyhounds – Black Opium (pictured) and Faithy Bale – won twice in town wearing the blue rug in May.

Here’s a rundown of the winners…

May 2: The Meadows Saturday (1)
Shanlyn Rob (Stan Ralph, Tooradin)

May 3: Sandown Sunday (0)

May 6: The Meadows Wednesday (4)
Self Assured (Peter Crawley, Mortlake)
Kurri Kurri (Nathan Hunt, Point Cook)
Polly’s Yohana (Sean Cachia, Anakie)
Dukey Duke (Sharon Wells, Nagambie)

May 7: Sandown Thursday (0)

May 9: The Meadows Saturday (2)
Repercussions (Jeff Britton, Anakie)
Kinloch Moss (Joy McDowall, Nullawarre)

May 10: Sandown Sunday (1)
Shadows No More (Brendan Pursell, Lara)

May 13: The Meadows Wednesday (1)
Aston Gwen (Michelle Mallia, Lara)

May 14: Sandown Thursday (1)
Black Opium (Jason Thompson, Pearcedale)

May 16: The Meadows Saturday (1)
Faithy Bale (Andrea Dailly, Anakie)

May 17: Sandown Sunday (1)
Nella Bale (Rebecca Gibbons, Avalon)

May 20: The Meadows Wednesday (1)
Maddie Zorro (Brendan Pursell, Lara)

May 21: Sandown Thursday (0)

May 23: The Meadows Saturday (0)

May 24: Sandown Sunday (3)
Aston Antoine (Jason Sharp, Lara)
Milly Mac (John McIntyre, Exford)
Cha Cha Charlie (Steven White, Buln Buln East)

May 27: The Meadows Wednesday (4)
Xenophilius (Ian Cockerell, Buckley)
Easy Choice (Anthony Azzopardi, Rowsley)
Zippng Sullivan (Deborah Coleman, Lara)
Sadie Bale (Daniel Gibbons, Avalon)

May 28: Sandown Thursday (2)
Faithy Bale (Andrea Dailly, Anakie)
Max Tractor (Jeff Geall, Fyansford)

May 30: The Meadows Saturday (2)
Route Sixty Six (Jason Sharp, Lara)
Black Opium (Jason Thompson, Pearcedale)

May 31: Sandown Sunday (0)

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