The greyhound racing community is devastated by the shock news that Karen Leek has passed away, aged 69.
Karen was one of the most respected people in greyhound racing, recognised for her success as a breeder, rearer and trainer.
Based in Devon Meadows, Karen had an outstanding reputation as a commercial rearer, having raised many champions including Bewildering, Brokenwood, Extreme Magic, Godsend, Moreira and Nolen.
Karen was also a major contributor to greyhound racing administration, including volunteering her time on various panels for the betterment of the sport and being a member of the Greyhound Owners Trainers & Breeders Association (GOTBA).
Karen was also a long standing member at the Healesville Greyhound Association.