HRVwelcomesGlenCantyasnewGeneralManagerofRacing

June23,20175:57pm。

byKatErnst

GLENCantyhasbeenannouncedasthenewGeneralManagerofRacingforHarnessRacingVictoria(HRV)。

Cantyhasmorethan10years’experienceinthebankingindustryinAustraliaandoverseasandhasspentthepast15yearsinexecutivepositionsatbothGreyhoundRacingVictoria(GRV)andtheMelbourneRacingClub。

Canty’squalificationsalsoincludeaBachelorofBusinessandtwoMastersdegrees。

Cantyissaidheislookingforwardtothechallengeandwantstoseetheharnessindustrygrowfromstrengthtostrength。

“Mostexcitingformeisthatwhetherthetrotsareregardedasabusiness,orahobby,inbothcasesitisapassion。

Ifwecanharnessthatpassionthenthissportwillthrive,”Cantysaid。

Cantyhasabackgroundintheindustry,withhisfamilyhavingownedtrotterswhenhewasachild。

“Thisissomewhatofahomecoming,”Cantysaid。

“Mychildhoodwasspentatthetrots。

Dadboughthisfirsthorsewithfamilymembersinthe1960s,butitwasn’tuntilthe1970sandearly1980sthatwehadanyrealsuccess。

“MisterMusichadsixwinsattheShowgroundsamong16overall,whileDunsinanewontheStawellCupamid18careerwins。



TheCEOofHRVDavidMartinwelcomedCantyonboardandnotedthathisracingandbusinessbackgroundwillputhimingoodsteadtomanagetheracingfunctionsofHRV。

“Glen’sintimateknowledgeoftheVictorianracinglandscapeandthecomplexitiesourindustryfaceswillcertainlyassisthiminthisrole,”Martinsaid。

“IamveryhappytowelcomehimtotheteamandIknowheislookingforwardtogettingstarted。