Blue Lorian Wins AGRA Greyhound of the Month – July 2010

Blue Lorian winning the AWM Distance Title at the Meadows - picture: Paul Munt

Media Release: AGRA

AGRA’s Greyhound of the Month for July 2010 is New South Wales stayer Blue Lorian.

In July the talented Blue chaser won all four starts he competed in, two at Cannington and the heat and final of the AWM Distance Title at The Meadows.

Beautifully prepared by Narellan mentor Peter Whye, not only did Blue Lorian win all four of his starts in July he also had won his previous three starts in June, two over 642m at Cannington and one over the 715m.

Making it seven wins on the trot after he proved too good in the Group 2 feature at The Meadows.

The son of Surf Lorian and Winsome Bluebird, the stayer made it two from two at The Meadows – defeating Reign Over Me by two and a quarter lengths in 42.86.

Blue Lorian is now a two-time Group winner, after he also took out the Group 3 Stayers Challenge at Cannington in February.

Blue Lorian heads back home to New South Wales after racing in Queensland and WA in recent months, he’ll line up in one of two heats of the Nation Distance Championship at Wentworth Park this Saturday night.

Blue Lorian is a Blue dog whelped December 2007 by Surf Lorian from Winsome Bluebird (Lansley Bale x Winsome Duchess).

He is raced and trained by Peter Whye at Narellan in New South Wales.

He has now won 21 races and has been placed on 15 occasions from his 42 starts.

His overall prizemoney stands at $132,195.

July saw a number of group races decided. Blue Lorian beat Group 1 winner El Grand Senor and Group 2 winners Din’s Son, Mr. Metz, Flash Of Light, Rock Pool and Did I Entertain for the monthly award.

AGRA congratulates the owner-trainer Peter Whye and Blue Lorian on being awarded the AGRA Greyhound of the Month for July 2010.

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For more information please contact:

Neil Brown

AGRA Publicity Officer

Ph: (03) 9769 1234

Or

Brenton Scott

AGRA Executive Officer

Ph: (02) 9649 7166