An all-white greyhound with a ‘black patch’ over her left eye is poised to pillage and plunder at Ballarat on Wednesday night.
Not surprisingly her name is Pirates Patch and she’s been doing some ‘looting’ lately, having won three of her past six starts.
Ironically, Pirates Patch’s owner-trainer, Glenn Maxwell, is a ‘landlubber’. He’s the Altona Sports Club’s lawn bowls coach and greenkeeper.
A keen lawn bowler, Maxwell, 48, has won several premier league flags and a state championship.
And now he’s ‘Jack High’ in greyhound racing. Maxwell purchased Pirates Patch as a pup for close to $5000 and she’s rewarded him with almost Read full article