Greyhound Racing Victoria hosted its 2017/18 Victorian Greyhound Awards at the Crown. Check out some of the highlights that took place on the night.
VICTORIAN GREYHOUND OF THE YEAR
Recognises the premier Victorian greyhound during the 2018 racing year, as adjudged by the Victorian Greyhound of the Year Panel.
VICTORIAN SPRINTER OF THE YEAR
Recognises the premier Victorian greyhound sprinter of the 2018 racing year, as adjudged by the Victorian Greyhound of the Year Panel.
GRV HALL OF FAME
The Victorian greyhound racing Hall of Fame panel can induct up to two people and two greyhounds into the Victorian greyhound racing Hall of Fame each year, which is a recognition of their excellence, integrity, consistency, longevity and overall contribution to the industry.
Former champion stayer Arvo’s Junior has been inducted into GRV’s Hall of Fame at the 2017/18 Victorian Greyhound Awards at Crown Palladium.
KEN CARR MEDAL
Named in honour of the late Kenneth Russell Carr, a leading Victorian greyhound racing administrator, the Ken Carr Medal is considered the highest award for excellence within the Victorian greyhound racing industry.
GRV WELFARE AWARD
The GRV Welfare Award was first presented in 2016 and recognises a person’s outstanding contribution to the welfare of greyhounds as adjudged by GRV’s Board of Directors.
2014 GOBIS BREEDER OF THE YEAR
Lenny Jones was retrospectively announced the 2014 GOBIS Breeder of the Year at the Victorian Greyhound Awards.