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Pink Dog campaign hits $116,000

28 / 02 / 2011 Article by: Editor
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A further 10 greyhounds wearing the pink number eight vest raised $5,000 for the McGrath Foundation on February 27 as the Go The Pink Dog! fundraising total reached $116,000 [232 winners] after Day 27 of the month long campaign.

This included five box 8 winners from just 10 races that were conducted at Victorian provincial track Sale last night.

Today marks the final day of the Go The Pink Dog! campaign for 2011.

SUNDAY 27TH FEBRUARY – GO THE PINK DOG! RACE MEETINGS

Victoria: Sandown [4], Healesville [1], Sale [5]

NSW: Wagga [0], Canberra [0]

Tasmania: No race meetings

WA: No race meetings

MONDAY 28TH FEBRUARY – GO THE PINK DOG! RACE MEETINGS

Victoria: Bendigo [twilight], Cranbourne [twilight], Shepparton [night]

NSW: Bathurst [twilight], Bulli [night]

Tasmania: Launceston [night]

WA: No race meetings.

WHAT IS GO THE PINK DOG!?

Every time a greyhound wearing the pink number 8 vest wins a race in Victoria, New South Wales, Tasmania and Western Australia during February, state greyhound bodies are donating $500 to the McGrath Foundation, which creates breast awareness and currently employs 61 Breast Care Nurses across Australia.

Visit www.gothepinkdog.com.au during February to keep track of the campaign’s climb towards its $130,000 fundraising target and cheer on the pink dog by watching races televised by Go The Pink Dog! media partner, Sky Racing.