IN August 1980, Allen and June Wheeler’s former star bitch Emiline Bale whelped a litter of puppies sired by the great Victorian sprinter Temlee. One of those puppies, a red fawn and white bitch, would become the first greyhound to win successive NSW Greyhound of the Year titles since the mighty Zoom Top.
Named Winifred Bale, both she and her litter sister Gwendalyn Bale showed enough early potential to commence racing at just 16 months of age, competing against each other in a 400-metre maiden at Richmond on December 11, 1981.
Winifred Bale won well with Gwendalyn Bale third.
After winning again at Read full article