Ain’t it Grand

January 14, 2020 Comments Off

By Peter Quilty

Eaglehawk-based husband-and-wife team Peter and Roselyn Nicholls are not greyhound racing household names, but they love the sport – and their greyhounds with a passion!

One of their pin-ups is El Grand Knocka (aka “Ernie”), an ‘iron dog’ who has had 128 starts.

Roselyn says El Grand Knocka has a will to win, but he also has a will to live!

His racing career was nearly over before it even began. You see, “Ernie” was bitten by a brown snake – one of the deadliest in the world – as a 12-month-old pup and his life hung in the balance.

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