Doug is another evergreen athlete who is still running.

His first victory was in the Stawell Motorway 1600m in 1974. 1978 saw him take out the Delgety Backmarkers 3200m and in 1989 he was successful in the Stawell Frontmarkers 1600m.

Along the way he picked up three second placings and two thirds, but in 2002 he returned to winners dais with a win in the veterans 1500m Handicap.