[ GNEO 2003 Winner! ] Rick Holloway Wins 2003 GNEO Race--2003 was the seventh year for the Greater Akron Racers Club's 300-mile GNEO format of guaranteed prizes-open to all Ohio flyers over 255 miles from Orleans, IN. In 2003, 79 in-area lofts shipped 744 birds, with top prizes of $4,500 - $2,000 - $1,000, and paid out to 60 places. An additional $1,500 was paid to the first Auction bird and the Auction prizes paid out to 15 places. First prize overall and First Auction Bird goes to Rick Holloway in 2003. Rick clocked GNEO ACT-220 at 2:51 PM to fly 305.824 miles at a speed of 1532 YPM. Rick placed three birds in the top ten! GNEO 584 placed second and GNEO 1225 placed 5th. Congratulations Rick on a Great Race!