Brighton Greyhound Owners Association

 

NEWS & UPCOMING EVENTS

Tickets available for Big Bruno  £5 each

Bruno kindly donated by Steve & Cynthia Collins

Just a few of our Annual Awards

Christmas Raffle Tickets Now Available

from your trainer, Facebook and committee members

MINUTES

Committee Meeting Minutes 02-11-2020

Mike Willis opened the meeting at 18.36

 

Minutes Of Last Meeting - Minutes of the last meeting were read out and no matters arising.

 

Membership - 67 members. New members always welcome. Any one wishing to join now will have their membership carried over to next year.

 

Finances - £2479.99

 

Trophies & Raffle - 2019 Award Winners to be announced shortly. 

Raffle tickets now on sale, available from your trainer, committee members or message us on here or Facebook.

AOB We also have a large knitted greyhound donated to us by Steve & Cynthia Collins which we are raffling, tickets are £5 each.

Next meeting 7th December 2020 at 18.30

 

Mike Willis closed the meeting at 19.17

 
 

BGOA QUARTERLY WINNERS

THIRD QUARTER 2020

 

Bitch Of The Quarter

Gemini Pixie – Owned by Mr I.S.L Andrews

Trained by C Gardiner

Dog Of The Quarter

Absolute Boy – Owned by Miss L.M Fitzpatrick & Mrs V.J Morris

Trained by S Cahill

Sprinter Of The Quarter

Carrig Molly – Owned by Mr A.J Taylor & Mr P.D Whelan

Trained by T Taylor

Most Improved Puppy

Swithins Sky – Owned by The Garrett Family

Trained by A Keppie

Veteran Of The Quarter

Gemini Pixie – Owned by Mr I.S.L Andrews

Trained by C Gardiner

The £50 Owners Bonus Draw was drawn by Jozef Kis and was won by Mr B.K Baker from Alma Keppie's kennels

ANNUAL AWARD WINNERS 2019

 
 

BGOA RULES

1. The Association shall be called "The Brighton Greyhound Owners' Association". 

 

2. The object of the Association is to promote social activities amongst Greyhound Owners and their friends.

 

3. The Association shall be managed by a Committee of Members and shall consist of the following: Chairman, Vice Chairman, Secretary/Treasurer and not less than two other members. The Committee shall have the power to fill any vacancy that may occur and co-opt, if they think fit.The retiring Officers and Members of the Committee shall be eligible for re-election. All nominations for election of Committee Members must be proposed and seconded in writing and handed to the Secretary at least 21 days prior to the Annual Meeting. Nominations shall be restricted to paid-up Members of the Association.

4. (a) The Association shall be open to past and present greyhound owners at Brighton and Hove Stadium on payment of the annual subscription, the value of which shall be fixed for the ensuing year and agreed at the Annual Meeting.

(b) The Committee may, at their discretion, accept application for membership from any individual who, it feels, will contribute to the good of the Association. 

 

5. Subscriptions shall be due on 1st January, and the Annual Meeting shall be convened before the end of June. 

 

6. A Special Meeting may be convened at any time by the Committee, specifying the object of the meeting. Notice convening a Special Meeting shall be sent to members not less than 7 days before the meeting, and shall specify the matters involved. Voting at Special or Annual Meetings shall be restricted to members who have paid subscriptions to the Association for the current or preceding year. Voting slips, when necessary, to be issued on production of Membership cards or by reference to the Membership Register. 

 

7. The Committee shall have the power to expel any members who shall offend against the rules of the Association, or whose conduct shall, in the opinion of the Committee, render him/her unfit for membership of the Association, but for the purpose of this rule the vote of not less than two thirds of the whole Committee shall be necessary. 

 

8. The Committee shall have power to amend the rules with immediate effect when necessary.

 

9. At Committee Meetings and at Annual Meetings the Chairman or ViceChairman, or in their absence a member selected by the meeting shall preside, and he shall have a casting vote in the event of an equality of votes. 

 

 

TROPHY RULES

 

4 BEND GRADER OF THE YEAR

3rd place DREAM ON MILLIE

owned by Mr J.Bury & Ms J.C.Winchester

Runner up GEMINI SPIRIT

owned by Mr I.S.L.Andrews

Winner KNIGHT RIDER

owned by Mr J.Bury, Mr P.A.Oliver & Ms J.C.Winchester

PUPPY OF THE YEAR

3rd place JIGGERYPOKERY

owned by Mr J.M.Pither & Mr D.J.Pollard

Runner up CYNTHIAS GIFT

owned by Mr.R.G.Britts & Mr.S.G.Collins

Winner ROSES KATE

owned by D.D.Knight

SPRINTER OF THE YEAR

3rd place PUNK ROCK POET

owned by Mr.M.B.Christelow

Runner up NEWROS HOLLY

owned by Miss S.Mahon

Winner KNOCKMANT WONDER

owned by The Fromtheclouds Syndicate

VETERAN OF THE YEAR

3rd place DINNER NICOSIA

owned by TDC Global Investors

Runner up ASTRA MOON

owned by Mr.I.S.L.Andrews

Winner DROOPYS ROXY

owned by Miss.N.E.M.McEllistrim

OPEN RACER OF THE YEAR

3rd place SLAHENY STAR

owned by Mr.J.J.Coleman & Mr.D.T.P.Eland

Runner up WASTE HOUSE ECO

owned by Mr.A.R.Collins

Winner DROOPYS NIRVANA

owned by Mr.C.Boles,Mr.S.K.Goodsir,Mr.M.L.Sharp

BITCH OF THE YEAR

3rd place WYCHWOOD LADY

owned by The Suffolk Crew

Runner up JAGERSMATE JESS

owned by Mrs.L.Groom

Winner DROOPYS ROXY

owned by Miss.N.E.M.McEllistrim

DOG OF THE YEAR

3rd place DINNER NICOSIA

owned by TDC Global Investors

Runner up SEASONS FLASH

owned by Mr.S.J.Eason

Joint Winners BALLYLARK BUZZ

owned by Mrs.D.Williams

POWER RANGER

owned by Mr.S.T.Nunns

KENNEL HAND OF THE YEAR

Richard Hill

from Richard Yeates Kennel

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT (TRAINER)

Nora McEllistrim

All owners of a greyhound must be paid up members of the B.G.O.A on the First day of each quarter to qualify for inclusion in that quarter's competition.

 

Each quarter the record of all members greyhounds will be recorded from the result sheets issued by the Stadium and points will be awarded for position in ALL races.

 

TEN points for 1st place, FIVE points for 2nd place, FOUR points for 3rd place,

THREE points for 4th place, TWO points for 5th place and ONE point for 6th place.

 

At the end of the quarter the FIRST TEN races of every greyhound will be totalled and the greyhound with the greatest number of points will be declared the winner.

 

In the event of a tie with identical points the dog with most wins will be declared the winner, if both have same amount wins and points the prize will be shared.

 

The decision of the committee in all matters relating to the award is final.

 

FOUR (or more) IN A ROW: A win in four (or more) consecutive races at Hove. Races at other tracks do not count for this award. All registered owners must be paid-up members of the association at the time of the wins.

 

DOUBLE CENTURION ROLL OF HONOUR: Relates to any greyhound kennelled at Brighton by competing in 200 races during their racing career. All registered owners must be members of the Association at the time of the award.

 

TROPHY PRESENTATIONS: These will be made each quarter at a venue to be decided

 

Details of each quarters winners are placed on the B.G.O.A Website, Facebook Page and a letter will be sent to trainers.

 

Greyhound Trainers

HOVE TRAINERS

George Andreas - 07878 760773

 

Seamus Cahill - Highams Court Kennels, Layhams Road, Keston, Kent, BR2 6AR  01959 576777 / 07803 078046  www.cahillracing.com  teresa.cahill@btconnect.com

 

Maria Collins - Croft Handy Kennels, 51a Lonesome Lane, Reigate, Surrey, RH2 7QT  01737 249022 / 07811 527862

 

Gemma Davidson - 01342 837868  

Claude Gardiner - Brighton & Hove Greyhound Kennels, Wheatsheaf Road, Henfield, West Sussex BN5 9BD  01273 492916 / 07921 976028

Belinda Green - Greens Greyhounds, Brighton & Hove Greyhound Kennels, Wheatsheaf Road, Henfield, West Sussex BN5 9BD  07725 074017  belindasgreen@hotmail.co.uk

 

June Harvey - Romsey  02380 812580 / 07989 415762 

 

Jason Heath - Ballytag Kennels, Burnt Oak Farm, Burnt Oak Lane, Newdigate, Dorking, Surrey RH5 5BL  07920 005576  www.jasonheathtrainer.com  info@jasonheathtrainer.com

Alma Keppie - Two Oaks, Fletchwood Lane, Totton, Southampton. SO40 7DZ  02380 293268 / 07736 164 881

 

Jamie Kingsley - 07950 774843  cavankennels94@hotmail.com    

 

Derek Knight - Brighton & Hove Greyhound Kennels, Wheatsheaf Road, Henfield, West Sussex BN5 9BD             

01273 494737 / 07876 128625  

Stuart Maplesden -Brighton & Hove Greyhound Kennels, Wheatsheaf Road, Henfield, West Sussex BN5 9BD  01273 048128

 

Norah McEllistrim - 5 Burhill Kennels, Turners Lane, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey KT12 4AW  01932 221545 / 07767 136866  www.norahmacracingclub.co.uk   norah.mac@btinternet.com

Richard Rees - 3 Burhill Kennels, Turners Lane, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey KT12 4AW  01932 222637 www.richardreesgreyhounds.com   reesgreyhoundracing@aol.com

 

Wendy Short - Little Rowfold, Coneyhurst Road, Billingshurst, West Sussex RH14 9DF  01403 784748 / 07870 184953  wendywsracing@hotmail.co.uk

 

Tony Taylor - Tony Taylor Kennels, Layhams Road, Keston, Kent. BR2 6AR  07836 778604 / 01959 / 572066

tonytaylorkennel@gmail.com

Samantha West - Littlehampton  01903 885946 / 07921 395110 

 

Richard Yeates - Great Missenden  01494 863685  r.yeates@outlook.com

 

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