STAR SPORTS, ARC & LPS GREYHOUND DERBY 2019

IGB

18 April 2019

Nottingham Greyhound Stadium continue preparations for the Star Sports, ARC & LPS Greyhound Derby 2019.


THURLES SALES A HUGE SUCCESS

Peter Farrell

18 April 2019

Tuesday’s sales auction at Thurles Park proved to be a huge success with a great clearance on a catalog that included 90 lots.


SKYWALKER LOGAN HEADS THE CESAREWITCH ENTRIES

Michael Fortune

18 April 2019

Pat Guilfoyle’s pacey stayer Skywalker Logan is the long-range fancy to win the Larry Clancy Memorial Irish Cesarewitch which commences at Mullingar on Saturday.


AUSSIE ON SHOW IN SHELBOURNE FINAL

Michael Fortune

18 April 2019

Kilara Aussie was the talk of Shelbourne Park last week when winning his first ever race by ten lengths in 28.50 and he will again be the market leader when he contests the final of the A5/6 Stake this evening.


TAVERN AND NAGATO THE EASTER UNRACED FANCIES

Michael Fortune

18 April 2019

Clare Owens, who got married to David Byrne last weekend, will have her mind on the Enniscorthy action tonight when her bitch Clares Tavern contests the previously postponed third second round heat in the Red Mills Easter Unraced Stake.


JET DRAWS THE BLUE JACKET AGAIN IN BRESMED

Michael Fortune

18 April 2019

Following his impressive first round victory in the Bresmed Northern Sprint at Sheffield on Tuesday, Ardnasool Jet has again drawn the blue jacket for next Tuesday’s semi-finals.


TOTE GUARANTEES AND INTER-TRACK SCHEDULE

18 April 2019

Tote Guarantees And Inter-Track Schedule.


Video – OF TUESDAY NIGHTS PREVIEW OF THE 2019 CON & ANNIE KIRBY MEMORIAL FINAL PROGRAMME

17 April 2019

Video – Of Tuesday Nights Preview Of The 2019 Con & Annie Kirby Memorial Final Programme


ARDNASOOL MAKES FLYING START TO BRESMED SPRINT

Michael Fortune

17 April 2019

The Cathal McGhee trained Ardnasool Jet gave a polished performance when winning his first round heat in the Bresmed Northern Sprint at Sheffield on Tuesday night.


LEE STRAND A3 WILL NOW GET UNDERWAY ON APRIL 26TH

Barry Drake

17 April 2019

Racing Manager at Tralee Greyhound Stadium Kieran Casey has informed us that the Lee Strand A3 will now get underway on April 26th.


PRINCE GOES FASTEST IN THE HOLLAND TRIALS

Michael Fortune

17 April 2019

Graham Holland sent four of his kennel stars to Nottingham yesterday for their first look at the track in advance of planned challenges for the Star Sports, Arc & LPS Derby.


ENNISCORTHY PLAN

Michael Fortune

16 April 2019

Enniscorthy's meeting on Monday night fell foul to the dreadful weather conditions and the meeting will now be run on Thursday when the ten race card will comprise of the eight races originally due to be run on Monday last and the two semi-finals of the April Stakes.


STRONG IRISH CHALLENGE FOR SCOTTISH DERBY

Michael Fortune

16 April 2019

The draw for the RPGTV Scottish Derby was made yesterday and the Irish challengers have fared reasonably well in the first round to be run on Saturday.


HORSE RACING ON THE TOTE

16 April 2019

The horse meetings available for Tote betting this week are:


CON & ANNIE KIRBY 2019 - A LOOK AT THE FINALISTS

Peter Farrell

16 April 2019

96 greyhounds set out to become this years ‘Con & Annie Kirby Memorial’ Champion and with the richest Juvenile race in the world set to reach its climax this coming weekend, let’s take a look at the 6 remaining runners bidding to take home the coveted €80,000 & Trophy.


Video - 2019 CON & ANNIE KIRBY MEMORIAL SEMI-FINALS

IGB

15 April 2019

Video - 2019 Con & Annie Kirby Memorial Semi-Finals


ENTRIES NEEDED FOR LEE STRAND A3

Barry Drake

15 April 2019

RM at Tralee Greyhound Stadium Kieran Casey is seeking entries for the Lee Strand A3 which is due to get underway this Friday night at the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium


BITCH MISSING IN COUNTY WICKLOW

Michael Fortune

15 April 2019

A two year old black bitch went missing from the Blessington area since last night.


TAS FAVOURITE FOR KIRBY MEMORIAL FINAL

Michael Fortune

15 April 2019

Liam Dowling’s two finalists occupy the top two spots in Paddy Power’s betting on Saturday’s Kirby Memorial final at Limerick.


SCOTTISH AND ENGLISH DERBY TRIALS

Michael Fortune

15 April 2019

Five Irish greyhound were trialled at Shawfield and Nottingham on Saturday in preparation for the Scottish and English Derbys respectively.


NO HORSE AND HOUND JACKPOT ON FRIDAY

15 April 2019

There will be no Horse & Hound Jackpot on Friday of this week, April 19th.


TRAINER GUILFOYLE LANDS DOUBLE IN OPENING ROUND OF GAIN GREYHOUND NUTRITION SELECT STAKES

Barry Drake

14 April 2019

There were plenty of shocks in the opening round of the Gain Greyhound Nutrition Select Stakes at Waterford on Saturday night.


FOUR ON THE BOUNCE FOR ROCKY

Barry Drake

14 April 2019

CALTRA ROCKY (Laughil Blake-Gorgeous Gal) went quickest in Saturday night's opening round of the Greyhound & Petworld Supersprint at Curraheen Park.


KIRBY MANIA IN LIMERICK AS TAS BITES BACK

Peter Farrell

14 April 2019

The two semi-finals of the 2019 Con & Annie Kirby Memorial 525 were very much the highlight on a stacked Limerick card last night and once again it was Ballymac Tas who cemented her place at the top of the outright betting with another scintillation display in the second semi-final to bounce back from last week’s defeat.


LADY THE STAR OF A CRONIN PUPPY OAKS DOUBLE

Michael Fortune

14 April 2019

A number of withdrawals meant that there were seven empty traps on Saturday’s Shelbourne card but the three semi-finals of the Healthcare & Transport Services Puppy Oaks rescued the night as they produced three terrific contests.


BLAZE A RUNAWAY WINNER OF KINGDOM FEATURE

Barry Drake

13 April 2019

Coolemore Blaze (Cashen Legend-Bayside Cheetah) sprang a 6-1 surprise when winning Friday night's feature at Tralee track, the final of the John & Mary Killeacle Dowling Memorial Stake, which carried a winner’s prize of €4,000.


RAFA DOMINATES THE FFK MCCALMONT CUP FINAL

Michael Fortune

13 April 2019

Trained by Michael O’Donovan for Ray Patterson, Skywalker Rafa (Laughil Blake/ Coolavanny Royce) maintained his domination of the Frightful Flash Kennels McCalmont Cup when leading all the way in Friday’s €5,400 final at Kilkenny Track.


RPGTV SCOTTISH DERBY TRIAL TIMES

Michael Fortune

13 April 2019

Paul Hennessy was very pleased with the near identical runs from Boylesports Xtra and Priceless Blake around Shawfield on Friday night.


NOTE FOR TRAINERS AHEAD OF STAR SPORTS, ARC & LPS ENGLISH GREYHOUND DERBY

IGB

12 April 2019

Nottingham Greyhound Stadium have scheduled a number of further official Trial Stakes ahead of the Star Sports, ARC & LPS English Greyhound Derby first round.


'DONATE' BUTTON ALLOWS FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO IRISH RETIRED GREYHOUND TRUST FROM ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD

IGB

11 April 2019

People who wish to contribute to the Irish Retired Greyhound Trust (IRGT) can now do so from anywhere with an internet connection, as a ‘donate’ button has been made available on the organisation’s Facebook page.


THREE GREYHOUNDS MISSING FROM KENNELS IN CORK AREA

IGB

10 April 2019

Three male greyhounds are currently missing from their owner’s kennels in the Mitchelstown, Co. Cork area.


MISSING BITCH FOUND - BUT TWO STILL MISSING

Michael Fortune

10 April 2019

One of the bitches stolen in the Carlow area earlier this week has been found but the other two bitches have not been discovered.


IGB REMINDING OWNERS TO BE VIGILANT AS GREYHOUND THEFTS REPORTED IN CARLOW

IGB

10 April 2019

The Irish Greyhound Board is reminding greyhound owners to be extra vigilant after three greyhounds were reported stolen in Carlow.


REGULATORY NOTICE REGARDING CHANGES TO SEEDING ARRANGMENTS

IGB

14 March 2019

In December 2018, the IGB commenced a consultation process on suggested amendments to the Greyhound Industry (Racing) Regulations 2007 - 2017 and Grading Rules concerning the area of seeding of Novice and Raced Greyhounds.


Video - LAUNCH OF THE 2019 CON & ANNIE KIRBY MEMORIAL

IGB

7 March 2019

Video - Launch Of The 2019 Con & Annie Kirby Memorial


NOVICE SWEEPSTAKES, JANUARY TO JUNE 2019

IGB

21 December 2018

The following are the Novice Sweepstakes which are to be run at stadia from January to June 2019 (stadia can be contacted directly for further information on the events):


SALES DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

IGB

21 December 2018

The Irish Sales dates for 2019 are:


NOVICE GREYHOUND RACING

IGB

21 December 2018

In October 2018, the Irish Greyhound Board commenced a consultation process on suggested amendments to the existing process where novice (unraced) greyhounds compete at licensed stadia.


IGB FINALISES CLASSIC & FEATURE EVENTS CALENDAR FOR 2019

IGB

19 October 2018

The IGB has finalised the Classics & Feature Events Calendar for 2019 following the consideration of a number of detailed submissions during the two stage consultative process. The calendar will apply for 2019 on a trial basis.