Coursing commenced at Healesville in fine and sunny conditions. There were some extremely close finishes during the day with a few surprises.
Lionel Kraemer had a double for the day, as did Russell McRae.
Some interesting puppies contested their events with some promising results.
Iuki's Lady returned to coursing after recent motherhood duties and performed very well in the main event.
GOTBA meeting held at Healesville 4th May, 2008
EVENT 1 – GOTBA TROPHY RACE
EVENT 2 – MARGARET THOMAS – ALL AGED STAKE
EVENT 3 ABBA BOARDING KENNELS – BITCH PUPPY.
WINNERS: KOKO BLACK (Owned: Des Fegan, Trained: Colin Dalton – North Croydon) DIVIDED WITH BABIS (Owned Des Fegan, Trained F. Manzocchi – Vermont).
EVENT 5 BJ BEARINGS DANDENONG – MAIDEN BITCH STAKE NO 1.
WINNER: IT'S A GAMBLE (Owned: F Conclusion Synd.Trained: Audrey Christie – Deon Meadows DEFEATED DEE CEE XENA (Owned G. Meyland Synd. Trained: S. Meyalnd – Dixon's Creek.
EVENT 6 WAVERLEY PARTY HIRE – MAIDEN BITCH NO 2.
EVENT 7 MOGAMBO – MAIDEN BITCH STAKE NO 3.
EVENT 8 KIOWA SWEET TREY – MAIDEN DOG STAKE NO 1.
WINNER: DICTATOR (Owned C. Cimsco Synd, Trained Russell McRae – Junction Village DEFEATED PROVEN REGGIE (Owned M McGrath Synd, Tained Steve Burke – Echuca Village).
EVENT 9 HEALESVILLE GRA MAIDEN DOG STAKE NO 2.
EVENT 10 SANDWON G.R.C. MAIDEN DOG STAKE NO 3.
WINNER: RASCAL MOOSE (Owned Marian Clay, Trained: Lional Jraemer) DEFEATED BETTA LOWNDES (Owned: D. Dalton, Trained: J Callaway – Koroit).