FOSTER MOTHER REQUIRED IN ATHY

Michael Fortune

22 February 2018

A foster mother is urgently required by Michael Malone, Ballycullane, Athy.


BALLYMAC BOLGER BANKER MATERIAL

Barry Drake

22 February 2018

The GMHD Juvenile Classic reaches the semi-final stage at Tralee on Friday night and it promises to be another marvellous night of racing.


ENNISCORTHY HOPING FOR BIG EASTER TRACK BENEFIT

Michael Fortune

22 February 2018

Jim Turner certainly appears to be settling nicely into the manager’s seat at Enniscorthy track and he is bubbling with enthusiasm as the season gears up at the Showgrounds venue.


CHIMES READY FOR COMEBACK

Michael Fortune

22 February 2018

A leading tracker which is almost ready to resume his racing career is the Johnny O’Sullivan trained Native Chimes.


LONDON TO LIFFORD FOR A GLIMPSE OF THE JAGUAR

Paul Cooney

21 February 2018

There is invariably a story to tell if you delve deep enough into any greyhound race and the Carvery Bar A3 Stake Final at Lifford this coming Saturday could easily have just passed off as another smart graded event on a busy weekend schedule.


OPEN 550 ENTRY REQUIRED FOR LIMERICK ON SATURDAY

Paul Cooney

21 February 2018

Limerick Racing Manager Liam Kennedy reports that he is still short just a single entry for his Open races on Saturday night and requires a sixth participant in a one-off Open 550 which has €500 and a trophy on offer for the winner. Call Liam direct on 061 448038


PENNY SEEKING LUCK IN THURLES CHAMPION BITCH

Paul Cooney

21 February 2018

The Red Mills & Track Supporters Club Champion Bitch 525 Yard Stake will be the feature at Thurles over the next two Saturday’s and while admittedly it is a disappointment to see just twelve entries, the event remains a most prestigious event on the annual calendar at the Premier venue.


KIRBY TRIAL STAKE ENTRIES

Michael Fortune

21 February 2018

Margaret Kennedy at Dundalk is seeking entries for the Con & Annie Kirby Memorial Trial Stake to be run on Saturday week, March 3rd at Dundalk.


CRONIN PLANS STRONG RAID ON ENGLISH DERBY

Michael Fortune

21 February 2018

Peter Cronin has enjoyed considerable success on his British raids in recent years and he is again planning a major challenge for the Star Bets English Derby which will be getting under way in just over ten weeks’ time.


GREYHOUND INDUSTRY RALLY FOR SPECIAL OLYMPICS FUNDRAISER

Michael Fortune

21 February 2018

Ireland’s flagship greyhound stadium Shelbourne Park will host a charity fundraising event in aid of Special Olympics Ireland on Friday, April. 13th.


LADBROKES MAKE GIN THEIR 3-1 EASTER FAVOURITE

Michael Fortune

21 February 2018

Ladbrokes yesterday produced their betting on the Ladbrokes Easter Cup which will reach the second round at Shelbourne Park on Saturday night.


A BUSY SCHEDULE FOR TOP BITCHES

Michael Fortune

21 February 2018

The commencement of the Red Mills/ TSC Champion Bitch Stake at Thurles on Saturday will be the start of a very busy period for the top females as they build up to the Sporting Press Irish Oaks which commences on April 28th.


DUNDALK’S FRIDAY WEIGH-IN

Michael Fortune

21 February 2018

The weigh-in at Dundalk on Friday night will be between 8.15 and 8.50pm.


Video - 2ND ROUND OF THE GMHD.IE JUVENILE CLASSIC

20 February 2018

All the action from the 2nd round of the GMHD.ie Juvenile classic from Tralee


BORNA GIN AND GOOD NEWS SHARE EASTER FAVOURITISM

Michael Fortune

19 February 2018

Borna Gin and Good News have been established the joint favourites for the Ladbrokes Easter Cup following their hugely impressive first round efforts at the weekend.


PEPPA WITHDRAWN FROM EASTER CUP

Michael Fortune

19 February 2018


MCKENNA’S MIKE HEADING FOR THE KIRBY MEMORIAL

Michael Fortune

19 February 2018

Owen McKenna recently took in a new resident in Minor Mike and the exciting son of Tyrur Big Mike and Galloping Maeve is being geared towards the Con & Anne Kirby Memorial at Limerick.


GOOD NEWS DELIGHTS TRAINER GUILFOYLE

Michael Fortune

19 February 2018

In advance of Saturday’s first round of the Ladbrokes Easter Cup, trainer Pat Guilfoyle had expressed his happiness with Good News’ present form and the dog’s first appearance at Shelbourne in 2018 couldn’t have gone better.


A BUSY TIME FOR THE FLYING BUCKLEY TEAM

Michael Fortune

19 February 2018

The first round of the Ladbrokes Easter Cup began as it does every year, the usual mix of big runs and surprise defeats.


STEEL GAINS THE SPOILS AT CURRAHEEN

18 February 2018

Pat Buckley and London based owner Austin Whelan combined to land the €5,000 Gain Cup at Curraheen Park on Saturday with the favourite Droopys Steel giving his supporters few anxious moments as he led all the way.


GIN AND NEWS SPARKLE AS CLONBRIEN IS BEATEN IN EASTER CUP

17 February 2018

There was a terrific crowd at Shelbourne on Saturday for the opening round of the Ladbrokes Easter Cup and they were rewarded with some tremendous racing.


BIKER OUT IN MAJOR JUVENILE CLASSIC SHOCK

17 February 2018

There was a major shock in the second round heats of the GMHD Juvenile Classic at Tralee on Friday night when hugely impressive first round winner Droopys Biker missed the start and failed to qualify for the semi-finals.


BARRY DRAKE AND PAUL COONEY JOIN TALKING DOGS

16 February 2018

There has been a change to the programme for tonight's Horse & Hound Jackpot (€10,000 Guarantee).


CURRAHEEN PARK SET TO LAUNCH LET’S GET RACING 2018

14 February 2018

Let’s Get Racing 2018 returns for a second consecutive year to Curraheen Park with a range of events to encourage syndicates in greyhound ownership.


GREYHOUND INDUSTRY FUNDRAISING COMMITTEE

13 February 2018

Patrick Flynn (GM of Shelbourne Park Greyhound Stadium) hosted the first meeting of the Greyhound Industry Fundraising Committee last week attended also by representatives of Special Olympics Ireland; Elena Brunton & Paul Aherne.


FIRST NORTHERN GREYHOUND SALES IN 35 YEARS

8 February 2018

Drumbo Park will host the first Greyhound Sales to be staged in Northern Ireland in 35 years.


GREYHOUND INDUSTRY SUPPORTS RESPONSIBLE GAMBLING WEEK

7 February 2018

Posters, adverts and race cards at tracks will feature a campaign by the Irish Bookmakers’ Association and supported by the Irish Greyhound Board to reinforce a responsible approach to wagering.


HELP US NAME OUR NEW RACE AND WIN

7 February 2018

This year Limerick Greyhound Stadium are hosting a brand new race for all greyhounds who do not progress from the first round of the Con & Annie Kirby Memorial.


IGB COMMENCE MASSIVE FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN

23 January 2018

The Irish Greyhound Board have commenced a massive advertising and promotional campaign to encourage schools, clubs and charities to fundraise at their local Greyhound Stadium.


CON & ANNIE KIRBY MEMORIAL PLANS UNVEILED

17 January 2018

Details for the 2018 Con & Annie Kirby Memorial at Limerick have been finalised and the event will commence at Limerick with the preliminary round on Saturday, March 24th.


GREYHOUND OWNER FINED €1,250 AT NEWCASTLE WEST COURT

13 December 2017

A Limerick man has received three fines totalling €1,250 under the Welfare of Greyhounds Act 2011 in a judgement before Newcastle West District Court last week.


SHELBOURNE TO HAVE MAJOR FACELIFT IN LATE 2018

12 December 2017

Shelbourne Park is to undergo the promised major facelift with the work likely to commence in the latter half of 2018.