Branch Announcements

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Please find to follow updates from our Branches, for benefit of Members and guests:

Branch

 

City-Parramatta

Members are reminded that the next Branch Meeting will be on Sunday October 7th at 1.00pm at Arena Sports Club Yagoona.

 September Point Score :

Leading Greyhound:       Summer In Motion

Leading  Trainer:             Tony Messina

Leading Owner:               Wilma Messina

Most Points/No Wins:      Frank Sanotti

Enjoy our tasty afternoon tea, and remember that by attending your Branch Meeting you are eligible to win $500 in the Monthly Members Draw.

Robyn Hayes

Publicity Officer


 

Auburn-Lidcome

Members are reminded that the next Branch Meeting will be held on the 7th of October at 8.00pm at Yennora Oasis Hotel, Fairfield. 

Best winning Greyhound for the Month of August was Pozzie with 16 points for the Brian Barton Racing Team.

Bruce McGrath

Publicity Officer

AUGUST

Members Branch Attendance Bonus

 

Members Branch Attendance Bonus Scheme

The Members’ Branch Attendance Bonus Scheme draw took place at Bulli Saturday 7th September, with the winner drawn being Michael Blissett from the City-Parramatta Branch. 

Currently, it is being confirmed whether Michael attended a branch meeting in August. 

Remember Members, make sure you attend your Branch meetings. You have a chance every month to win the $500 bonus which is drawn at Wentworth Park on the first Saturday meeting of every month.

 The City-Parramatta Branch this month will also receive $100 for being the association Branch with the drawn member. It is the Association's belief this incentive will encourage the Branch to recruit members to meetings and generally. The more members, the greater chance the Branch has to be drawn!

 

Bathurst

 

The next meeting of the Bathurst GBOTA will be held  on the third Sunday from now on which will be the 16th September 2018 at 12 noon at Kennerson Park this month. 

Point scores were unavailable.

Peter Barnes won the lucky door prize and his Greyhound - Timetable - box 6, race 5 was picked as the Bathurst Branch Jackpot dog to receive $500-00 if he won on Monday the 20th August 2013.

Thank you to our Director, Bill Mangafas and Ross Penney for all their help and their attendance.

Thank you to all our regular Members who faithfully show up every month.

All Visitors and Guests are very welcome.

 

Tania Chere,

Secretary.

 

Camden 

Members are reminded that the next Branch Meeting will be held Sunday 9th September at Camden Golf Club, 6.30 pm.

Visitors and new members welcome

Supper Supplied

Point Score for August 2018

Leading Member   - Gary Erwin on 13 points

R/U Member          - Sharron Webster on 12 points          

Leading Dog           - Lagoon Pirate on 9 points

R/U Dog                  - Off chops on 9 points

City Dog                  - Lagoon Pirate on 5 points

Tab Dog                  - Off chops on 9 points

Points w/o a win  - Extreme Caution on 6 points

 

Annette Fleming

Publicity Officer


 

Auburn-Lidcome

 

 

Members are reminded that the next Branch meeting will be held on the 9th of September at 7.30pm at Yennora Oasis Hotel, Fairfield.

Best winning greyhound for the month July was Super Fast Love with 19 points for the Matic Racing Team.

 Bruce McGrath

Publicity Officer

 

Liverpool

Liverpool Branch Meeting 

7pm Sunday 19th August 2018 

Australia Bowling Club, Edmondson st Austral

 

City-Parramatta

 

 

Members are advised that the next Meeting will be on Sunday September 9th at Arena Sports Club Yagoona at 1.00pm.

 

Point Score for July:

Leading Greyhound:       Splinters

Leading Trainer:             Tony Messina

Leading Owner:              Brian Sanotti

Most Points/No Wins:     Frank Sanotti

Members and visitors are invited to enjoy an informative meeting, then have the pleasure of a tasty afternoon tea, and a chat.

 

Robyn Hayes

Publicity Officer

 

JULY  

Members Branch Attendance Bonus Scheme


 

 

Members Branch Attendance Bonus Scheme

The Members’ Branch Attendance Bonus Scheme draw took place at Wentworth Park Saturday night 4th August, with the winner drawn being Barry Burnet from the Wollongong Branch. 

As Barry was not in attendance at the Wollongong Branch meeting in July, he will not receive the Members Bonus of $500. 

Remember Members, make sure you attend your Branch meetings. You have a chance every month to win the $500 bonus which is drawn at Wentworth Park on the first Saturday meeting of every month.

 The Wollongong Branch this month will also receive $100 for being the association Branch with the drawn member. It is the Association's belief this incentive will encourage the Branch to recruit members to meetings and generally. The more members, the greater chance the Branch has to be drawn!

 

Bathurst

 

 

The next meeting of the Bathurst GBOTA will be held on the 19th August 2018 at 12 noon at Kennerson Park. 

Point Scores were unavailable.

 The $500-00 Bonus Draw for the 23rd July 2018 wasn’t drawn.

 John Mathias won the lucky door prize.

Thank you to our Director Bill Mangafas and Ross Penney for their attendance.

 

Thank you to the regular Members who showed up for the BBQ and to the meeting.

 

Tania Chere,

Secretary.   

 

Newcastle

 

The next meeting of the Newcastle GBOTA will take place this Sunday 5th August, at Wallsend Sporties, 6pm. 

 

 

Maitland 

 

Our next Maitland Branch GBOTA Meeting will be held on Sunday 5th August 2018 at Maitland Park Bowling Club commencing at 7pm All members and guests are encouraged to attend. Refreshments will be served after the Meeting.

Maitland Branch Presentation night will be held on Sunday 23rd September 2018 at Heddon Greta Hotel Function Room, 65 Main Street, Heddon Greta commencing at 5.30pm.

Contact Margaret Bright for further Information on 0420 977 861.

 

Camden 

 

 

Members are reminded that the next Branch Meeting will be held Sunday 12th August at Camden Golf Club, 6.30 pm. Visitors and new members welcome. Supper Supplied

Point Score for July 2018

Leading Member   - Mick Player on 35 points

R/U Member          - Annette Fleming on 25 points           

Leading Dog           - Road Angel on 14 points

R/U Dog                  - Opulence on 13 points

Tab Dog                  - Road Angel on 14 points

Points w/o a win  - Ritza Show on 8 points

 

Annette Fleming

Publicity Officer

 Gunnedah Members of the Gunnedah Branch are reminded of the next meeting on Sunday, July 29 at 11am at the Gunnedah Club. 

 

Auburn-Lidcome 

 

Members are reminded that next branch meeting will be held on the 5th of August at 7.30 at the Yennora Oasis Hotel, East Fairfield.

 

Best winning greyhound for the month of June with 14 points was SuperFast Love for the Matic Racing Team.

 

Bruce McGrath

Publicity Officer

 JUNE 

Members Branch Attendance Bonus Scheme

 

 

Members Branch Attendance Bonus Scheme

The Members’ Branch Attendance Bonus Scheme draw took place at Wentworth Park Wednesday night July 7, 2018, with the winner drawn being Louise Mottershead from Georges River Branch.

As Louise was in attendance at Georges River Branch Meeting during June, she will receive the Members Bonus of $500. Congratulations Louise.

Remember Members, make sure you attend your Branch meetings. You have a chance every month to win the $500 bonus which is drawn at Wentworth Park on the first Saturday meeting of every month.

The Georges River Branch this month will also receive $100 for being the association Branch with the drawn member. It is the Association's belief this incentive will encourage the Branch to recruit members to meetings and generally. The more members, the greater chance the Branch has to be drawn!

City Parramatta 

 

 

Members and Visitors are reminded that the next meeting will be held at 1.00pm on Sunday August 5th at Arena Sports Club Yagoona.

Point Score:

Leading Greyhound:      Flavia

Leading Trainer:            Frank Sanotti

Leading Owner:             Brian Deveney

Most points/no wins:      Brian Sanotti

Tasty snacks and good conversation our specialty.

Remember: members attending Branch Meetings are eligible for the $500 Members Bonus drawn at Wentworth Park on the 1st Saturday of each month.

Robyn Hayes

Publicity Officer

Camden 

 

 

 

Members are reminded that the next Branch Meeting will be held Sunday 8th July at Camden Golf Club, 6.30 pm.

Visitors and new members welcome

Supper Supplied

Point Score for June 2018

Leading Member   - Sharron Webster on 24 points

R/U Member          - Shayne Fleming on 22 points            

Leading Dog           - Lagoon Pirate on 11 points

R/U Dog                  - Flash Cow on 8 points

City Dog                  - Lagoon Pirate on 11 points

Tab Dog                  - Flash Cow on 8 points

Points w/o a win  - Card Player on 8 points

Annette Fleming

Publicity Officer

 Bathurst

The next meeting of the Bathurst GBOTA will be held on the 22nd July 2018 at 12 noon at Kennerson Park.

The meeting will be the 4th Sunday as many of the Members will not be able to attend.

We will be having a BBQ for the Members from approx.. 11:30am so please attend.

 

The leading Greyhound of the Year is Oscar Winner.

Trainer of the Year is Irene Buttsworth.

Owner of the year is John Buttsworth.

Owner/Trainer of the Year is Peter Barnes.

 

The $500.00 Bonus Draw for the 11th June 2018 is race 8 – box 6 – Oscar winner – Trainer – John Buttsworth.

Joanne Mathias won the lucky door prize.

Thank you to all the regular Members who attend faithfully every month.

ALL VISITORS AND GUESTS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME.

Tania Chere,

Secretary.

 

 

Gunnedah 

 

 

Members are advised that Directors Bill Mangafas and Joseph Bertinato attended a third Gunnedah Branch meeting on Sunday, June 24, 2018. 

As put to the members at the May 27 meeting, Branch official elections were undertaken. 

Office bearers were elected as follows, after Director Bill Mangafas called for nominations.

Chairman; Colin Burns

Vice Chairman: Byron Phillips

Secretary: William Mamara

Treasurer: Phil Ross 

Attending members chose to defer consideration of Point Score Captain and Auditor until the July meeting, so to allow consideration of an external auditor. The branch members also chose to elect a Publicity Officer in Rick Rose.  

The next meeting of the branch shall be conducted on Sunday, July 29, 2018, at 11am at the Gunnedah greyhound track. 

Members Branch Attendance Bonus Scheme

May 2018

 

 

Members Branch Attendance Bonus Scheme

The Members’ Branch Attendance Bonus Scheme draw took place at Wentworth Park Wednesday night June 13, 2018, with the winner drawn being Danny Hubbard from Gunnedah Branch.

As Danny was in attendance at Gunnedah Branch meeting in May, he will receive the Members Bonus of $500. Congratulations Danny.

Remember Members, make sure you attend your Branch meetings. You have a chance every month to win the $500 bonus which is drawn at Wentworth Park on the first Saturday meeting of every month.

 The Gunnedah Branch this month will also receive $100 for being the association Branch with the drawn member. It is the Association's belief this incentive will encourage the Branch to recruit members to meetings and generally. The more members, the greater chance the Branch has to be drawn!

 Gunnedah


Members are advised that the NSW GBOTA Gunnedah Branch will meet on Sunday, June 24 at 11am at the Gunnedah Greyhound Track. Members of the North West region are encouraged to attend as the meeting will include election of office bearers to the Branch.  Any questions can be directed to NSW GBOTA Operations Manager, Ellen Harris on 0403802022.

 

Auburn-Lidcome

Members are reminded that the next Branch meeting will be held on the 1st of July at 7.30pm at Yennora Oasis Hotel,140 Fairfield St, Fairfield East.

Best winning greyhound for the month of May was Henrietta Rose

with 8 points for the Matic Racing Team.

Bruce Mc Grath

Publicity Officer


City-Parramatta

 

 

 

Members are advised that the next Branch Meeting will be held on Sunday July 1st at Arena Sports Club Yagoona. 

Point Score:

Leading Greyhound:    Thank You Bill

Leading Trainer:           Tony Messina

Leading Owner:            Cathie Dance

Visitors are welcome, come along and enjoy afternoon tea and a chat.

By attending your Branch Meeting you are eligible to win $500 if your name is drawn in the monthly Members Draw at Wentworth Park.

 

Robyn Hayes

Publicity Officer

 Camden

 

Members are reminded that the next Branch Meeting will be held Sunday 10th June at Camden Golf Club, 6.30 pm.

Visitors and new members welcome

Supper Supplied

Point Score for May 2018

Leading Member – Mick Player on 52 Points

R/U Member – Neil Falk on 43 Points 

Leading Dog    -- Lagoon Rhett on 23 Points

R/U Dog – Road Angel on 19 Points

City Dog   -  Lagoon Rhett on 13 Points

Tab Dog -  Road Angel on 19 points

Points W/O a win—Smashing Sarah on 18 Points

Our Major Raffle was drawn Saturday 2nd June at Wentworth Park, Thank you to all that came and made it a successful night.

Winning Tickets are

1st Prize      Ticket # 3802   Graham Muir

2nd Prize     Ticket # 3412    Shayne Fleming

3rd Prize      Ticket # 3664   Mary Sammut

4th Prize      Ticket # 4106   Brett Edwards

5th Prize      Ticket # 3255    Kirsty Nielson

6th Prize      Ticket # 3881    Stuart Dickinson

7th Prize      Ticket # 3769    Mel Bolwell

8th Prize      Ticket # 3745    Peter Raksts

9th Prize      Ticket # 3656    Dot Urqhart

10th Prize    Ticket # 3483   Marie Burton

 

 

Annette Fleming

PUBLICITY OFFICER

 

 

 Auburn-Lidcome

 

Members are reminded that next Branch meeting will be held on the 3rd of June at 7.30pm at Yennora Oasis Hotel,140 Fairfield St, Fairfield East.

 

Best winning greyhound for the month of April was Really Fast Love

with 15 points ,for the Matic Racing Team.

 

Bruce McGrath

Publicity Officer

 

 Bathurst

 

The next meeting of the Bathurst GBOTA will be held on the 10th June 2018 at 12 noon at Kennerson Park. 

The Leading Greyhound - Oscar Winner - 62 points. Leading Owner - Irene Buttsworth - 151 points. Leading Trainer - John Buttsworth - 163 points. Leading Owner/trainer - Peter Barnes - 101 points. The $500-00 bonus draw for the 7th May 2018 - race 6 - dog 4 - Blaze Eraser. Owner /trainer - Barry Conwell. Raelene McNamara won the lucky door prize.

Thank you to Mr Bill Mangafas for attending and enlightening us on the ongoing events in the Greyhound Industry. Thank you to all the Members that faithfully attend every month. All Visitors and Guests are always welcome.

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 Camden 

 

 

Members are reminded that the next Branch Meeting will be held Sunday 20th May at Camden Golf Club, 6.30 pm.

Visitors and new members welcome

Supper Supplied

Point Score for April 2018

Leading Member – Mick Player on 51 Point

R/U Member – Sharron Webster on 22 Points    

Leading Dog    -- Card Player on 13 Points

R/U Dog – Wighton on 11 Points

City Dog   -  Lagoon Rhett on 8 Points

Tab Dog -  Card Player in 13 Points

 

Annette Fleming

PUBLICITY OFFICER

 

 

Members Draw 

 

Members Branch Attendance Bonus Scheme

The Members’ Branch Attendance Bonus Scheme draw took place at Wentworth Park Saturday night, May 12, 2018, with the winner drawn being David Cornes from Kurri Kurri Branch. 

As David did not attend a branch meeting in April, he is not eligible to receive the $500 bonus. 

Remember Members, make sure you attend your Branch meetings. You have a chance every month to win the $500 bonus which is drawn at Wentworth Park on the first Saturday meeting of every month.

 The Kurri Kurri Branch this month will also receive $100 for being the association Branch with the drawn member. It is the Association's belief this incentive will encourage the Branch to recruit members to meetings and generally. The more members, the greater chance the Branch has to be drawn!

 

Gunnedah 

 

Members and prospective members in the North West - Far North West Region (Gunnedah) are advised that due to the timing of the Association's Bi-Annual and EGM that the May Branch meeting will be moved back to Sunday, May 27.

The meeting will be held at the Gunnedah Greyhound Racing Club. The meeting will commence at 11am with all welcome. Members are asked to share the information around.

 

City-Parramatta

 

Members are advised that the next Branch Meeting will be held on Sunday June 3rd, at Arena Sports Club Yagoona.

Point Score:

Leading Greyhound:     Thank You Bill

Leading Trainer:            Tony Messina

Leading Owner:             Wilma Messina

 

Visitors are welcome, come along and enjoy the tasty afternoon tea, and have a chat.

By attending your Branch Meeting you become eligible to win $500 if your name is drawn in the monthly Members Draw at Wentworth Park.

 

Robyn Hayes

Publicity Officer

 Auburn-Lidcome

Members are reminded that the next Branch meeting will be held on the 6th of May at 7.30pm at Yennora Oasis Hotel,140 Fairfield St

Fairfield East.

Best winning greyhound for the month of March was Embye with 8 points for the Matic Racing Team.

Bruce Mc Grath

Publicity Officer

 

 City-Parramatta

 

Members are reminded that the next Branch Meeting will be held on Sunday May 6th at 1.00pm at Arena Sports Club Yagoona.

Point Scores for April

Greyhound of the Month:   Go Go Jude

Leading Trainer:                 Tony Messina

Leading Owner:                  Wilma Messina

Most points/no wins:           Frank Sanotti

Visitors are welcome to attend and find out about GBOTA’s new racing awards for all GBOTA tracks - $35,000 will be won.

PS make sure you attend your Branch Meeting. You have the chance every month to win the $500 Bonus drawn every month at Wentworth Park.

Robyn Hayes

Publicity Officer

 

Bathurst 

The next meeting of the Bathurst Branch of the GBOTA will be held at Kennerson Park on the 6th May 2018 at 12 noon. Please note that it's the first Sunday of the month as it clashes with Mothers Day.

Greyhound of the year as at 8/4/2018 is Oscar Winner - 58 points.  

Owner/Trainer - Peter Barnes -39 points.  

Trainer is John Buttsworth - 116 points. 

Owner is Irene Buttsworth - 109 points.  

The $500.00 GBOTA draw for Monday  9th April 2018 is My Mate Fox - Race 8 - Box 2 for Peter Barnes.

The winner of the lucky door prize is Stephen Gardiner.

Thanks to our Director, Bill Mangafas, Ross Penney and all the Members who attend our meetings faithfully.

Guests and Visitors are always welcome.

Tania Chere,

Secretary ?

 

Members Bonus, Branch Attendance Scheme

April 2018

 

Members Branch Attendance Bonus Scheme

The Members’ Branch Attendance Bonus Scheme draw took place at Wentworth Park Saturday night, April 7, 2018, with the winner drawn being Glen Jones from City-Parramatta Branch. 

As Glen had not attended a Branch meeting in the month of March, he was not eligible for the bonus. 

Remember Members, make sure you attend your Branch meetings. You have a chance every month to win the $500 bonus which is drawn at Wentworth Park on the first Saturday meeting of every month.

 The City-Parramatta Branch this month will also receive $100 for being the association Branch with the drawn member. It is the Association's belief this incentive will encourage the Branch to recruit members to meetings and generally. The more members, the greater chance the Branch has to be drawn!

 Richmond

 

Well done to all who received an award at the branch presentation night for 2017.  Training honours went to Anne Kada and Tony Pagano while Les Horner and Cheryl Betts took out the owner/trainer sections.  I was the proud recipient of owner and breeding honours.  Country greyhound went to Diane Wells, quinella greyhound went to Les Horner.  Cheryl Betts had two of the three finalists taking out the greyhound of the year with Pursayis.  A big thanks to our MC Gary Clark and to Coleen Abella and all our sponsors.

 

Come along to our next branch meeting and put in your points on Sunday 15th at the Richmond race club upstairs in the function room commencing at 7pm.  Visitors are welcome.  After the meeting we will have our raffle followed by a light supper.  Members are reminded that a plate would be appreciated.

 

Pat Breen

Publicity Officer

 

 Camden

 

Members are reminded that the next Branch Meeting will be held Sunday 8th April at Camden Golf Club, 6.30 pm.

Visitors and new members welcome

Supper Supplied

Point Score for March 2018

Leading Member – Neil Falk on 19 points

R/U Member – Gary Erwin on 16 points

Leading Dog    -- Magic Macca on 9 points

R/U Dog – Sleek Master on 9 points

Tab Dog  --  Magic Macca on 9 points

 

Annette Fleming

PUBLICITY OFFICER

 

 

Auburn - Lidcome

 

Members are reminded that the next Branch meeting will be held

on the 8th of April at 7.30pm at Yennora Oasis Hotel,

140 Fairfield St Fairfield East.

 

Best winning greyhound for the month of February was Realy Fast Love

with 20 points ,for the Matic Racing Team.

 

Bruce McGrath

Publicity Oficer

 

Auburn-Lidcome 

 

Auburn-Lidcombe Branch Members and Guests enjoyed a wonderful night at Wentworth Park on Easter Egg Night.  Presentation winners on the night were Jimmy Vassallo, Mick Jenner and Lionel Hobbs.  Of course, the night would not have been so successful without the generosity of sponsors Silkari, Pet 2000, Real Pet Foods and Hidez who provided many prizes for the presentation and raffle winners.