SA 2010 Greyhound Of Year Finalists Named

The Greyhound of the Year Selection Panel met this week to determine the Finalists for the 2010 SA Greyhound Of The Year. The panel members will now cast their individual votes on the title, with the winner announced at the Awards Dinner on Saturday 15th January.

All finalists except Strictly Mambo were monthly winners during the year, however Strictly Mambo did poll votes in 5 of the months.

GOTM winner for July Where’s Pancho, was unable to be considered for any awards under the GOTY criteria due to returning a positive swab during 2010.

The Finalists are:

BOOZEROO

  • Starts 20-1sts 12, 2nds 2, 3rds –
  • (SA Bred) Tr. Oswald Chegia
  • Total Prizemoney $36,320
  • Greyhound of the Month – November – (scored votes in 3 months)
  • Won – Heat National Sprint SA Series (fourth in SA Final)
  • Heat SA Sprint Champ (eighth in Final- G3)
  • Final Bunyip Gawler Gold Cup (Group 3)
    • Best Time:

    • 29.52 (515m Angle Park)
    • 30.59 (531m Gawler)

RANDOM TEST

  • Starts 29-1sts 15, 2nds 4, 3rds 2
  • Tr. Rob Harnas
  • Total Prizemoney $51,760
  • Greyhound of the Month – October – (scored votes in 1 month)
  • Won – Heat WA Derby (seventh in Final – G2)
  • Heat & Semi Gawler Produce Stake (third in Final)
  • Heat National Sprint SA Series (sixth in SA Final)
  • Heat & Final SA Sprint Champ (Group 3)
  • Heat Bunyip Gawler Gold Cup (second in Final – G3)
    • Best Times:

    • 29.69 (515m Angle Park)
    • 30.73 (531m Gawler)
    • 30.62 (530m Cannington)

SATANIC CASH

  • Starts 39-1sts 20, 2nds 9, 3rds 3
  • (SA Bred) Tr. Robert Isaacson
  • Total Prizemoney $103,970
  • Greyhound of the Month – February, April, June, August & December – (scored votes in 8 months)
  • Won – Heat Super Stayers (fifth in Final – G1)
  • Heat Sandown Cup (seventh in Final – G1)
  • Heat & Final Inductomag Stayers Cup Final
  • Heat & Final National Distance SA Series (second in National Final – G1)
  • Heat Sir John Dillon Memorial (second in Final – G2)
  • Premier’s Cup
  • Also Second West End Draught Distance Champ (G3), Zoom Top (G2) & Lizrene Classic (G2)
    • Best Times:

    • 35.07 (600m Angle Park)
    • 42.76 (731m Angle Park)
    • 34.67 (600m Meadows)
    • 42.43 (725m Meadows)
    • 41.95 (715m Sandown)

STRICTLY MAMBO

  • Starts 41-1sts 17, 2nds 12, 3rds 4
  • (SA Bred) Tr. Jan Jones
  • Total Prizemoney $55,295
  • Greyhound of the Month – (scored votes in 5 months)
  • Won – Shane McQueen Memorial Final
  • Doug Payne Memorial
  • Also Second Sky Channel Adelaide Cup (G1)
    • Best Time:

    • 29.84 (515m Angle Park)
    • 34.96 (600m Angle Park)
    • 30.78 (531m Gawler)

TOMIC

  • Starts 24 – 1sts 9, 2nds 5, 3rds 2
  • (SA Bred) Tr. Petar Jovanovic
  • Total Prizemoney $46,720
  • Greyhound of the Month – May – (scored votes in 3 months)
  • Won – Heat, & Final SA Breeders Plate (Group 3)
  • Heat & Final National Sprint SA Series (seventh in National Final – G1)
  • Heat SA Sprint Champ (seventh in Final – G3)
    • Best Time:

    • 29.63 (515m Angle Park)
    • 30.34 (531m Gawler)
    • 29.59 (515m Sandown)
    • 30.32 (525m Meadows)

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    The Greyhound of the Year Panel members are also voting on the SA Bred GOTY and the SA Distance GOTY, to be announced at the Awards Dinner on Saturday night 15th January.