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Sydney Strapper Of The Year – Nominations Now Open

Nominations are now being called for Sydney’s ‘Strapper of the Year’ award for the 2017-2018 season.

Now in its ninth year, this award endeavours to recognise the behind-the-scenes efforts by those strappers that tend to go beyond the call of duty.

The award, sponsored by Racing NSW and co-ordinated by Australian Racing Christian Chaplaincy, is presented in August.

The award is peer-nominated with strappers at Metropolitan race meetings being invited to nominate who they think is deserving of the award. A selection panel of racing officials will subsequently choose the winner from a short-list of eight finalists.

Nominations can be submitted online at Australian Racing Christian Chaplaincy or by downloading the following form - Strapper of the Year Nomination Form

Nominations close Saturday, 23rd June 2018

HONOUR ROLL 
2017 - Riharna Thomson (Keith Dryden & Scott Collings stable)
2016 - Iftikhar Ali (Chris Waller)
2015 - Vicki Szecsodi (Bjorn Baker stable)
2014 - George Tucker (Chris Waller)
2013 - Glenn Barnes (Chris Waller)
2012 - Skye Smalley (Guy Walter)
2011 - Michael Doolan (Peter Snowden)
2010 - Melissa Williams (John O'Shea)

Ali Iftikhar (from the Chris Waller stable) - winner of the 2015-16 Sydney Strapper of the Year award

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