7 June 2017
Joe Horan and Fraser Black combined to win a first round heat of the English Derby at the weekend with Maireads Spring and they struck with a younger half-brother last night as Maireads Sky ran out a very convincing winner of the €2,500 Georges Hair Design Open final at Enniscorthy.
3 May 2017
The final of the €2,650 April Stakes was run at Enniscorthy on Monday and the 4-7 favourite Tagalong Roy (Melodys Royal/ Rathbally Spot) completed his unbeaten run through the stake with a pillar to post success.
24 February 2017
Racing resumed at Shelbourne on Thursday night and we were treated to a quite superb performance from the Tom Buggy trained Kilgraney Denver as he stopped the clock in 28.31 after a runaway success in an A1 525.
17 February 2017
There were seven non-runners in all at Shelbourne Park on Thursday night and while some fancied greyhounds were amongst those missing there were still some fine displays. In terms of the clock and excitement the best race of the night saw Pauline Quinn’s Drumsna Star get the better of Toker Forest and Hather For Matt in a thrilling finish.
10 February 2017
Clares Angel was the star turn at HQ on Thursday night as she maintained her unbeaten record in brilliant fashion in the final of the €900 Try A Trio A4/5 525, posting a rapid 28.59 in just her third career start.
3 February 2017
Following a miserably wet day in Dublin the going was pretty testing at Shelbourne on Wednesday night and stamina became a major requisite.
27 January 2017
There were some good displays in the opening round of the A4 No Backgraders Stake at Shelbourne on Wednesday night with the Graham Holland trained puppy Clares Angel (Vans Escalade/ Cabra Smokey) posting the fastest time as she won the third and final heat in 28.94.
20 January 2017
With races over four different distances there was a welcome touch of variety to the programme at Shelbourne on Wednesday night and the top performance was served up by PJ Fahy’s Tyrur Blondie as she made a procession of the D2/3 contest in a useful 42.16.
13 January 2017
There were two finals on the card at Shelbourne on Wednesday night and the biggest prize was the €800 for the A3/4 final which was won by the Sean Dooley owned and trained Town Gigolo as she came home a clear cut winner in 29.10.
6 January 2017
A young dog rapidly on the upgrade is Haydeezflyer and the son of Paradise Madison and Highview Idol added to his winning sequence as he turned in a hugely impressive performance in winning the final of the €1,200 The Sales @ IGB A2 at Shelbourne Park on Thursday night.
30 December 2016
After a year like no other for Graham Holland it was fitting that he claimed the final race of 2016 at Shelbourne Park with Clona Kid producing a thoroughly professional display to win the finale in 28.56 on Thursday night.
23 December 2016
Thursday’s card was a classy affair at Shelbourne and it ended with an Open 550 which saw the Graham Holland trained Kiss And Hug (Droopys Scolari/ Momentinnewyork) run out a two length winner in 29.87.
22 December 2016
Star of the night at Shelbourne on Wednesday was the Peter Comerford and Tony Moore owned Graceful Trend (Tullymurry Act/ Dynamic Trend) which won the Gain Feeds Open 525 in brilliant fashion in the very smart time of 28.70.
16 December 2016
Graham Holland has had a pretty unbelievable year and the kennel is going as strongly as ever as he proved when recording a treble at Shelbourne on Thursday night.
15 December 2016
Nushkas Premier took the headline at Shelbourne Park on Wednesday when posting a fastest of the night 28.88 in the final of the €800 Gain Feeds A3 525.
9 December 2016
The best wine was certainly kept to last at Shelbourne on Thursday night when the Dolores Ruth trained Razldazl Allstar displayed terrific pace when coming from last to first to win the A2/3 550 in a time of 30.08.
8 December 2016
The semi-finals of the Gain Feeds A3/4 produced the best times of the night at Shelbourne on Wednesday with the Maureen Finnegan and Arthur Ryan owned Nushkas Premier (Premier Fantasy/ Nushkas Fancy) and Dolores Merriman’s Highview Lauren (Premier Fantasy/ Highview Gale) both holding on dramatic finishes in the identical time of 28.88.
2 December 2016
With frost in the air the track was running a little on the slow side at Shelbourne on Thursday night and there was a fine effort from the Francie Murray trained Old Fort Mill as he landed the second semi-final of the A2 525 in 29.15.
1 December 2016
It was sweepstake action most of the way at Shelbourne on Wednesday night and the run of the night came from Ballyhale Blaze as he grabbed the narrowest of victories in the second heat of the A3/4 Stake in 29.23.