NEWS Thursday 18th December 2008, 8:27pm

by Mike Hunter

  Edinburgh Monarchs

We are sorry to announce that Brian Black, a Monarch between 1965 and 1968, has died aged 64.

Brian started racing at Old Meadowbank alongside Brian Collins and Alex Hughson, and he also worked at both Meadowbank and White City on the track staff.

In all he rode 9 times for the Monarchs, scoring 15 plus 3 bonus, between 1965 and 1968. He was later a regular in the Berwick Bandits team in their early days.

Brian had two sons and a daughter, and had recently moved to Carnwath.