Black Tuesday

Inductee Hall of Fame 2020 Black dog, (Rocket Mac – Murky Linen), Whelped December 1965, Owner Mrs. Elvie Knott, Trainer, Wally Knott Black Tuesday enters the Hall of Fame as a great and versatile race dog, that later became one the leading Tasmanian sires of his generation. He was…

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Pat To Stop – Petite Flossie litter

Six dogs, two bitches, Whelped October 1988 Inductee Hall of Fame 2020 In a Hall of Fame first, 2020 sees the induction of arguably the most successful litter in Tasmanian greyhounds. From extremely humble beginnings, and from a mating that was never really meant to be, seven of the eight…

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Mystery Bridge

Inaugural inductee to Hall Of Fame 2007 Light Fawn Dog, Karingal Road – Brenda’s Beaver   Whelped April 1973 Owner: W.L.Ford   Trainer: Graeme Moate “The Bridge” is a legend of Tasmanian greyhound racing and nearly requires a book of his own. He was a magic dog that…

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True Vintage

Inaugural inductee to Hall Of Fame 2007 Black and White Bitch,   Busy Vintage – Little Jackie   Whelped January 1985 Owner : Debbie Burgess   Trainer : David and Margaret Crosswell Some argue True Vintage was the greatest of Tasmania’s greatest! True Vintage with Margaret…

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Ophir Doll

Inaugural inductee to Hall Of Fame 2007 Propulsion — Ophir Kitty , Whelped March 1959 Owner and trainer: Hilda Williamson This legendary bitch of Tasmanian greyhound racing was owned and trained by Hilda Williamson of Beaconsfield, herself quite a legendary figure. Hilda named her greyhounds after the…

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Ebony Minda

Hall of Fame inductee 2008 Black Bitch, Cola Minda – Neutral Zone Whelped September 1956 Owner and trainer: Laylon Smith This famous black bitch of the late 1950’s is known to all in Tasmanian greyhound racing if only because the straight track at firstly White City and now…

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Top Shiraz

Hall of Fame inductee 2008 Red Brindle Dog,   Black Shiraz – Helena’s Fine  Whelped February 1997 Owner and Trainer: Pat McClenaghan Top trainer/breeder Pat McClenaghan is renowned for how many stars he has not only trained, but also owned and bred. Top chasers such as Opal Crusher,…

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Social Dancer

Hall of Fame inductee 2009 Red Brindle Dog,  Old Berry Hermes – River Star  Whelped March 1966 Owner: Lloyd Donoghue   Trainer: Ron Fraser Many consider this 61 pound dynamo to be Tasmania’s greatest sprinting son. Had he not died at twenty eight months of age, he probably…

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Peace Gift

Hall of Fame Inductee 2009 Red Fawn Dog,  Sam’s Top – Nada Lass   Whelped March 1971 Owner: Ken Barker Trainer: Brian Barker Peace Gift enters the Hall of Fame as one of the most endurable, versatile and bravest chasers seen in Tasmania. Despite a constant weeping eye courtesy…

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Oak Queen

Hall of Fame inductee 2009 Red Fawn Bitch,   Oakleigh Chief – Lady Pleasure  Whelped January 1957 Owner: Mrs.A. Gray   Trainer: Reg “Titch” Wilson Bred by Stan Maher on Ash Island near Newcastle, owned by Mrs Aileen Gray, a butcher’s wife from Longford, and trained on the…

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