AHRC - Awards

03 November 2003


The Australian Harness Racing Council in its Annual General Meeting held in Hobart on Friday, 31st October, announced National Awards for our industry.

AHRC Distinguished Service Awards

This national award recognises that the harness racing individual's contribution fulfills a range of criteria including important achievement(s), substantive effort, enterprise, endeavour and creativity, together with professional excellence at a National or State level over a long period of time.  Awards were made to:

* Mr Kevin Bartlett (deceased) Kidman Park, South Australia
* Mr Kevin Bengston (deceased) Redland Bay, Queensland
* Mr Dean Cooper Cambridge, Tasmania

AHRC Meritorious Service Award

This national award recognises that the harness racing individual's contribution for achievement, commendable effort/diligence in administration, training, racing or as a breeder, owner or studmaster.  Awards were made to:

* Mr William (Bill) Bond Lovely Banks, Victoria
* Mr Noel Eddy Pinjarra, Western Australia
* Mr Andrew (Andy) Gath Great Western, Victoria
* Mrs Kerryn Gath Great Western, Victoria
* Mr Trevor Gault York, Western Australia
* Mr Ronald Seaton Wagin, Western Austrlaia

Council congratulates all recipients of National Awards for their achievement.

Mick Lombardo


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