Champion Victorian sprinter Wow She’s Fast was named the Australian Greyhound of the Year at the 2023 Greyhound Clubs Australia Awards at Hotel Sofitel in Melbourne on Friday night.
Seven days after being crowned the Victorian Greyhound of the Year, Wow She’s Fast, the world’s first and only greyhound win $2 million in prizemoney, was the toast of the sport once again, taking out our sport’s highest national accolade.
The Jackie Greenough-trained Wow She’s Fast had a stellar 2022-23 racing season, snaring back-to-back wins in the world’s richest greyhound race, The Phoenix, as well as victories in the Group 1 Maturity Classic, Group 1 Temlee and Group 3 Shootout.
In other highlights on Friday night, long-serving Victorian administrators Geoff Dawson, Eddie Caruana and Neil Brown were inducted into the Australian Greyhound Racing Hall of Fame.
Dawson and Caruana are former Chairmen of the Sandown Greyhound Racing Club and Melbourne Greyhound Racing Association respectively, while Brown is the current Sandown GRC Chairman. All three were in attendance on Friday night where their announcements drew rapturous applause.