LIMERICK TRIALS GO AHEAD

17 October 2017

News from Limerick is that the unofficial trials set for this morning will go ahead as planned.


IGB ENTER NEW TECHNOLOGY PARTNERSHIP

17 October 2017

The Irish Greyhound Board has announced a five-year technology partnership for a digital transformation which will enhance the sport's customer experience.


NO TRIALS AT WATERFORD

17 October 2017

There will be no official trials at Waterford this morning due to the problems caused by Storm Ophelia.


FUTURE CHAMPIONS ON SHOW AT ENNISCORTHY

17 October 2017

It is planned to run their big meeting at Enniscorthy this evening which includes the second round heats of the Red Mills Future Champions Unraced 525 and also the first round heats of the Vimmerby @ Stud Consolation Stakes for dogs eliminated from the first round of the Future Champion.


CAN PAT MAKE HISTORY WITH DERBY/OAKS DOUBLE?

17 October 2017

It has been quite a year for Pat Guilfoyle and it could get even better on Saturday night.


MAUNSELL’S CHARGE IS FAVOURITE FOR THE JUVENILE DERBY

17 October 2017

The two unbeaten finalists will run side by side in the inside traps in Saturday’s Dublin Coach Juvenile Derby final at Shelbourne. It certainly adds a tint of intrigue to what promises to be a quite exceptional race.


Video - 2017 SPORTING PRESS MICRO DOG ID OAKS SEMI FINAL

16 October 2017

Video - 2017 SPORTING PRESS MICRO DOG ID OAKS SEMI FINAL


Video - 2017 DUBLIN COACH JUVENILE DERBY 525 SEMI FINALS

16 October 2017

Video - 2017 DUBLIN COACH JUVENILE DERBY 525 SEMI FINALS


ENTRIES URGENTLY REQUIRED FOR MUNSTER JUVENILE CUP

15 October 2017

Eddie Anderson is appealing for entries for the valuable Larry O’Rourke Munster Juvenile Cup which is due to commence on Sunday next.


CLONBRIEN HERO IS AGAIN THE ST LEGER STAR PERFORMER

15 October 2017

Times were well back at Limerick on Saturday when the second round of the Kerry Agribusiness Irish St Leger was run and, as in the first round, the pace was set by Clonbrien Hero (Razldazl Jayfkay/ Trout Or Salmon) with an excellent run in winning Heat 6.


JETS IN COMMAND IN FAIR WARRIOR

15 October 2017

It was a night for the Jets in the semi-finals of the Agri Stores Fair Warrior Stake at Mullingar with reigning champion Aulton Jet and Junior Pet running out convincing winners.


ANGEL AND PET LEAD THEM INTO THE SPORTING PRESS OAKS DECIDER

14 October 2017

Things were probably going too much according to plan in the Sporting Press Micro Dog ID Oaks up to the semi-finals but things changed at the penultimate stage of the classic with two thrilling races and a shock or two thrown in for good measure.


MAGIC MAN GOES FASTEST IN JUVENILE DERBY

14 October 2017

This year’s Dublin Coach Juvenile Derby has been a truly wonderful competition and Friday’s semi finals produced two brilliant heat winners in the form of Droopys Noah and Man Twenty One with the latter stealing the headlines as he posted a sensational 28.02 on his way to victory.


DERBY HERO GOOD NEWS HEADING FOR NIGHT OF STARS

12 October 2017

Pat Guilfoyle reports that his BoyleSports Irish Derby hero Good News is in great form and will be having a trial or two in the coming weeks in the build up to the Night of Stars at Shelbourne on Saturday, November 18th.


FENNELLY MEMORIAL WILL GO AHEAD NEXT WEEK

12 October 2017

Having been put back a week due to lack of entries, the Shelley Fennelly Open Bitch 525 will definitely commence next weekend according to racing manager Brian Collins.


BUDGET ALLOCATION AGAIN €16M FOR GREYHOUND RACING

11 October 2017

Greyhound Racing will again receive a €16m allocation from the Budget which was announced yesterday.


TICKETS ON SALE FOR NATIONAL GREYHOUND AWARDS

11 October 2017

As revealed yesterday, the National Greyhound Racing Awards sponsored by Galway Crystal will be presented at the Killashee Hotel in Naas on Sunday week, October 22nd. This is the tenth year of Galway Crystal’s support for the function.


BRILLIANT PUPPIES IN ACTION AT ENNISCORTHY

11 October 2017

The general impression following Monday’s first round heats is that this year’s Red Mills Future Champion Unraced Stake is one of the best yet in the history of this significant unraced competition.


Video - 2017 CONNOLLY'S RED MILLS FUTURE CHAMPION UNRACED STAKE

10 October 2017

Join Aoife Corrigan and John Geoghegan at Enniscorthy for the first round of the 2017 Connolly's RED MILLS Future Champion Unraced Stake


ALL DERBY SAMPLES RETURNED NEGATIVE

5 October 2017

Pat Herbert, Head of Regulation at the IGB, has confirmed that all samples taken during the BoyleSports Irish Derby have returned clear and certified free from prohibited substances.


THE DUBS RETURN TO SHELBOURNE – WITH SAM AGAIN!

4 October 2017

The 3 In a Row Dublin footballers will be making their traditional visit to Shelbourne Park on Friday, October 27th.


IGB WELFARE OFFICERS APPOINTED AUTHORISED OFFICERS UNDER ANIMAL HEALTH & WELFARE ACT

4 October 2017

Two Welfare Officers of the Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) have received approval from the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine to be authorised officers under the Animal Health and Welfare Act 2013.


Video - GOOD NEWS DAY AS BOYLESPORTS DERBY CHAMPION GOES TO SCHOOL!

3 October 2017

Pat Guilfoyle, trainer of the BoyleSports Irish Greyhound Derby champion Good News, shared the celebrations on Monday morning with the parents, pupils and fellow teachers at the Scoil Mhuire Nalofa in Rhode, Co. Offaly.


GOOD NEWS PUP SOLD FOR €2,500

1 October 2017

There was a great reception accorded to Good News and the Guilfoyle and Kennedy families when the new Derby champion was paraded at Kilkenny Track on Friday.


IGB NOT INVITED TO APPEAR ON TV3 “DOG TALES” PROGRAMME

28 September 2017

The IGB today issued a statement in which they point out that they were not invited to participate in the TV3 programme “Dog Tales” which is due to air later today.


BOYLESPORTS DERBY FINAL A SPECTACULAR SUCCESS STORY

25 September 2017

IGB CEO Ger Dollard has described Saturday night’s BoyleSports Irish Derby final meeting as a “spectacular success”.


Video - BOYLESPORTS IRISH DERBY FINAL

25 September 2017

Video - BOYLESPORTS IRISH DERBY FINAL


GOOD NEWS IS MAJESTIC IN BOYLESPORTS IRISH DERBY FINAL

23 September 2017

If ever a dog was well named it was Good News and he lived up to his title in truly majestic style as he captured the 2017 BoyleSports Irish Derby at Shelbourne Park on Saturday night.


IGB ANNOUNCE 25% INCREASE IN PRIZEMONEY FROM OCTOBER 1ST

19 September 2017

The Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) has today (Tuesday 19 September) confirmed the planned increase in prize money through an equivalent of a 25% increase in ordinary race grants will take effect from 1 October 2017.


LAURELS HERO CLONBRIEN TESTS POSITIVE

13 September 2017

The Irish Greyhound Board yesterday announced that Clonbrien Hero, winner of the Irish Laurels at Curraheen, tested positive on three occasions during the classic.


CON & ANNIE KIRBY MEMORIAL CONFIRMED FOR 2018

12 September 2017

The Irish greyhound industry received a welcome fillip with the confirmation that Noreen and JP McManus will again sponsor the Con & Annie Kirby Memorial Stake at Limerick next year.


PRESENTATION/HANDLING/PARADING OF GREYHOUNDS AT LICENSED STADIA

8 September 2017

Pursuant to the Greyhound Industry (Racing) (Amendment) Regulations 2016, the following persons are authorised to present, handle and parade greyhounds at Licensed Stadia.


BOYLESPORTS’ BOOST FOR SHELBOURNE PRIZEMONEY

30 June 2017

Leading greyhound sponsors BoyleSports have given prizemoney at Shelbourne Park a welcome boost with news that they are to host 40 dedicated races and 12 Sweepstakes during the remainder of the year.