By Phillip Weir
When it comes to listing the most significant years in recent history, 1969 must be right up there. John Gorton was Australian Prime Minister and Richard Nixon held office in America. Both the Jumbo Jet and the Concorde had their first flights. The Beatles performed live for the last time on a roof in London and announced their split a few months later. It was the year of Sesame Street, Woodstock, Charles Manson and ‘one giant leap for mankind’.
In the greyhound world, Benjamin John won the Australian Cup, Odearo was the ‘rock star’ dog packing the fans in at Sandown Read full article