Vale Tony McGrath

May 20, 2020 Comments Off

By Greyhound Racing Victoria

Victorian greyhound racing has lost an icon of our sport with the passing of Tony McGrath after a long battle with his health.

Tony, 76, was regarded as one of the all-time great greyhound breeders, with his prominent ‘Proven’ bloodline producing many elite greyhounds including Proven Lethal (Sandown Cup), Proven Impala (Rookie Rebel) and Proven Nitro (Shootout) to name just a few.

He was inducted into GRV’s Hall of Fame in 2013 for his outstanding success as a breeder.

Tony was also part of GRV’s GOBIS Committee, and a long-serving President of the Shepparton GRC, where son Carl is currently the Manager.

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