SA Greyhound Of The Year Finalists Named

The Greyhound of the Year Selection Panel met and determined last week the Finalists for the 2011 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 17th March.

All five Finalists were monthly winners during the year. The Finalists are:

The Finalists are:

    Crazy Heart

  • Starts 39-1sts 16, 2nds 10, 3rds 4
  • (SA Bred) Tr. Bruce Lellmann
  • Total Prizemoney $33,315
  • – December – (scored votes in 2 months)
    • Won

    • Heat & Final Gawler South Bakery Cup
    • Heat & Semi Gawler Produce Stake (second in Final)
    • Heat Triple M Adelaide Cup (eighth in Final – G1)
    • Xmas Sprint
      Best Times:

    • 29.99 (515m )
    • 35.24 (600m Angle Park)
    • 30.78 (531m Gawler)
    • 29.71 (512m Barmera)

    Dark Duo

  • Starts 28-1sts 16, 2nds 2, 3rds –
  • Tr. Rob Harnas
  • Total Prizemoney $55,295
  • Greyhound of the Month – April – (scored votes in 6 months)
    • Won

    • Heat & Semi Final TattsBet.com Adelaide Cup (fifth in Final – G1)
    • St. Patrick’s Day Sprint
    • Heat & Final West End Draught Anniversary Cup (G3)
    • Heat National Sprint SA Series (second in SA Final)
  • Also eighth Rookie Rebel (G2 – Meadows)
    • Best Times

    • 29.67 (515m Angle Park)

    Goosebumps

  • Starts 38-1sts 20, 2nds 7, 3rds 4
  • (SA Bred) Tr. Matthew Payne
  • Total Prizemoney $33,660
  • Greyhound of the Month – February – (scored votes in 4 months)
    • Won

    • Heat & Final Breeders 2011 Prelude (1)
    • Final Breeders 2011 Prelude (2)
    • Heat Gawler Breeders 2011 (second in Final)
  • Also second Memorial
    • Best Times

    • 29.60 (515m Angle Park)
    • 35.19 (600m Angle Park)
    • 44.25 (731m Angle Park)
    • 30.53 (531m Gawler)
    • 37.28 (643m Gawler)

    Kalden Mayhem

  • Starts 41-1sts 19, 2nds 4, 3rds 6
  • Tr. Troy Murray
  • Total Prizemoney $82,030
  • Greyhound of the Month – August, September & November – (scored votes in 7 months)
    • Won

    • Heat & Final John Gray Memorial
    • Heat & Final National Distance SA Series (third in National Final G1 – )
    • Heat & Final
    • Heat & Final Pets Tucker Gawler Gold Cup (G3)
  • Also second Gold Cup (G2 – Wentworth Park), seventh Easter Chase Final (G2 – Wentworth Park)
    • Best Times

    • 29.36 (515m Angle Park)
    • 34.48 (600m Angle Park)
    • 43.22 (731m Angle Park)
    • 30.32 (531m Gawler)
    • 37.27 (643m Gawler)
    • 30.88 (536m )

    Satanic Cash

  • Starts 14 -1sts 7, 2nds 4, 3rds 1
  • (SA Bred) Tr. Robert Isaacson
  • Total Prizemoney $41,760
  • Greyhound of the Month – January – (scored votes in 3 months)
    • Won

    • Final West End Draught Distance Championship (G3)
    • Final BGC Cleaning Supplies Stayers Cup
  • Also second Macro Meats Cup Night Stayers ()
    • Best Times

    • 35.14 (600m Angle Park)
    • 42.96 (731m Angle Park)

The Greyhound of the Year Panel members are also voting on the SA Bred GOTY, SA Distance GOTY and SA Sprinting GOTY to be announced at the Awards Dinner on Saturday night 17th March.

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