WORLD FIRST - UNION JACK COAT TO BE WORN AT 2012 WILLIAMHILL.COM GREYHOUND DERBY
- The Greyhound Board of Great Britain
grants permission to break lifetime rule to celebrate Olympic and Jubilee year -
This year’s williamhill.com Greyhound Derby sees a world first as trap 6 runners wear a one-off Union Jack coat to celebrate the Olympic and Jubilee year and launch the world’s greatest greyhound race with a patriotic bang!
Following a series of discussions, The Greyhound Board of Great Britain have agreed to break a life-long tradition and allow trap 6 runners the choice to wear the bespoke Union Jack design over the standard black and white stripe with red number 6, for one night only.
The majority of Trap 6 runners, including Charlie Lister’s Eden Star and the Champagne Club syndicate’s Bubbly Phoenix have chosen to wear the coat and become part of Greyhound history on the opening night of the Derby this...