Astute Little River trainer Paul Bartolo is the winner of the 2022-23 Victorian ‘Metropolitan Strike Rate’ Award.
He was presented with the title at the 2023 Victorian Greyhound Awards.
Bartolo’s 67 city starters claimed 19 wins at a 28.36% winning strike rate.
He was a narrow winner over Robert Neocleous, who had 16 wins from 58 starters at 27.59%.
Bartolo’s major contributors during the 2022-23 racing season were Make No Promise (winner Launching Pad Consolation) and Storm Stroller (runner-up G2 Geelong Gold Cup) with seven and six ‘city’ wins respectively.
Never Be Alone – a litter sister of Make No Promise – notched two ‘metro’ wins.