Rocky Gangster owned by Dennis Callaghan and trained by James Lawlor earned the title of 1947 Miami Beach Champion, March 28 by winning the Rickard Memorial (2079 feet). Earlier in the season Rocky Gangster won the gold Collar Championship thus adding two valuable trophies to the Callaghan collection. Rocky Gangster set a new record of 41.4 for the Rickard course. Rocky Gangster (Brindle D. Aug. 1943- Brave Comrade-Pearl Judgement)
Page Eight. Greyhound Racing Record, April 4, 1947 vol 1 No 13. Miami FL.
Several interesting stories here. Pete Rickard. Miami Beach Kennel Club. Dennis Callaghan. George Sawyer. Jack Dempsey. So much information around just a couple of photo’s. More to come