Lanigan’s a ‘country boy’

December 23, 2019 Comments Off
Lanigan’s a ‘country boy’

By Peter Quilty

Young greyhound trainer Matthew Lanigan was born with a lead and muzzle in his hand.

Lanigan, 27, ‘cut his teeth’ in greyhound racing growing up on his parents’ property in Traralgon. In fact, his residence was just behind the town’s thoroughbred/greyhound dual complex.

And he hails from provincial greyhound racing royalty – his father, Gerald, is a Sale Trainer of the Year, and his late grandfather, Tom, is an icon of the sport in Gippsland. Tom is not only a life member of the club but has an annual memorial event named in his honour.

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