Gerard Guthrie Chief Journalist The Greyhound Recorder
Chief Journalist with The Greyhound Recorder newspaper since 2001, member Topgun selection panel, Dapto Megastar selection panel and Australian and NSW Greyhound of the Year judging panels, compere Dapto Puppy Auction, previously contributed to Sky Racing's The Catching Pen, Sky Sports Radio's Going Greyhounds and www.thedogs.com.au website. Part-owner 2013 Group 1 Paws Of Thunder winner Sheikha.
(The views in this article are those of the author and not necessarily those of GRV)
When Royal Intention burst onto the scene in January, winning his first four starts, including a scorching 29.40sec at Sandown Park, the Group 1 TRFM Sale Cup contender seemed to have the greyhound racing world at his feet.