Australian Harness Racing Awards
2003 Merit Awards
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:
Also presented in same year
AHRC Meritorious Service Award
This national award recognises 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:
Council congratulates all recipients of National Awards for their achievement.
Also presented in same year:
Stratton Award (16/4/2003)
Excerpt from AHRC Press Release 16th April 2003
Ray Holloway’s contribution to harness racing at both the National and State level extends over fifty years. Recently retiring from the Western Australian Trotting Association Committee he has been the recipient of every key industry award and is the holder of Western Australia’s James Brennan and the AHRC’s Distinguished Service Award. In addition he is a Life Member of Western Australia’s major Harness Racing Bodies, the Western Australian Trotting Association, Fremantle Trotting Club and the Western Australian Country Trotting Council. Council recognises his lifetime contributions by awarding him its highest National Award – the J.P. Stratton Award.
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD
|For Awards information pre-2001 refer to the Australian Harness Racing Annual|