Highly regarded Pearcedale trainer John Paraskevas has taken out the 2022-23 ‘Provincial Strike Rate’ Award.
Paraskevas’ 66 country starters claimed 31 wins at a 46.97% winning strike rate.
He shaded Jason Thompson, also runner-up last year, who had 128 wins from 295 starters at 43.39%, and last year’s winner Steven White with 40 wins from 97 starters at 41.24%.
Paraskevas had an ‘explosive’ 2022-23 racing season courtesy of his brood matron, Pretty Bomb – led by Nehalem with 16 ‘country’ wins.
Kennelmate Every Four Years was next with 12, followed by Nehalem’s littermates His Genius Hands with seven and Choice She Made with four.