Video - BOYLESPORTS IRISH GREYHOUND DERBY SECOND ROUND HEATS

IGB

25 August 2019

Video - Boylesports Irish Greyhound Derby Second Round Heats


DOUBLE FOR LOCAL TRAINER KIERAN LYNCH IN OPENING ROUND OF GREYHOUND & PETWORLD A1 STAKE

Barry Drake

25 August 2019

Kindly sponsored by the Greyhound & Petword, the €5,000 to the winner Greyhound & Petworld A1 stake got off to a brilliant start in Curraheen Park on Saturday night.


BOYLESPORTS IRISH GREYHOUND DERBY THIRD ROUND DRAW

Ian Fortune

24 August 2019

Boylesports Irish Greyhound Derby Third Round Draw:


KILLMACDONAGH STARS IN DERBY ACTION

Ian Fortune

24 August 2019

The second round of the Boylesports Derby came to a thrilling conclusion at Shelbourne Park on Saturday night and, yet again, there were some incredible performances.


JET AND OZZY GIVE GLEESON A TEXACLOTH DOUBLE

Ian Fortune

24 August 2019

Robert Gleeson was certainly a man to follow on Friday night.


HULK ROARS TO LONGFORD DERBY GLORY

Peter Farrell

24 August 2019

The Longford Derby always lives up to its billing and this year’s renewal was no different as Zaconey Hulk mowed down the highly fancied Lemon Patsy to claim the €5,000 feature for winning owner, Niall Foley.


BIG POT GOES TO CONNIES TABLE

Barry Drake

24 August 2019

Without a win in five previous attempts, Connies Table (Droopys Jet-Honeypot Lane) picked the right night to get his head in front for the first time when winning the final of the €3,000 Out Of Range @ Stud A4 Stakes at Tralee on Friday night.


HOLLAND’S HAT TRICK BUT SURPRISE SETS PACE

Ian Fortune

23 August 2019

The second round of the Boylesports Derby got underway at Shelbourne Park on Friday night and for the second week running there was a mixture of shock results, superb performances and big name eliminations.


MEDIATION PROCESS - IGOBF

IGB

22 August 2019

Last month, the Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) issued an open invitation to the two groups who are currently claiming to be the Irish Greyhound Owners and Breeders Federation (IGOBF).


INFORMATION SOUGHT ON STOLEN GREYHOUNDS IN WATERFORD

IGB

22 August 2019

Three adult greyhounds were stolen from Suirview Kennels, Portlaw, Co. Waterford on Tuesday night last.


URGENT APPEAL FOR CAMBRIDGESHIRE OPEN 750

Peter Farrell

22 August 2019

Limerick are appealing for urgent entries for the ‘Aidan Doherty Transport Ltd Cambridgeshire Open 750’


ROCKYBAY FOLEY ON TARGET FOR IRISH LAURELS

Barry Drake

22 August 2019

In just over five weeks’ time, the Irish Laurels will get underway at Curraheen Park.


TEN SETS STANDARD TO THIRD TURN

Ian Fortune

20 August 2019

It would be no surprise to find out that Wolfe was one of the two fastest greyhounds to the new third bend sectional in the opening round of the Boylesports Derby, but there was one greyhound that went faster than him.


KERRY SUPPORT FROM THE REGIONS

Barry Drake

20 August 2019

A meeting was recently held at Kingdom Greyhound Stadium in Tralee.


BETTING AVAILABLE ON HORSE MEETINGS FOR THIS COMING WEEK

20 August 2019

Betting Available On Horse Meetings For This Coming Week:


COLARHOUSE ONE-TWO IN FINAL LIFFORD MEETING

Peter Farrell

19 August 2019

It was fitting that there were a series of impressive performances at Liffords final meeting last night and Patsy Whyte enjoyed a one-two in the feature event of the night, the ‘Track Lotto ON3 Unraced 350’ final.


ANOTHER STRONG THURLES SALES

Peter Farrell

18 August 2019

Thurles racing manager, Jody Thompson has stated that yesterday's sales auction at Thurles Park was another big success with the top lot going to Scala Abbey who sold for €3500.


THREE FROM THREE FOR OUTNUMBERED

Barry Drake

18 August 2019

Outnumbered (Droopys Nidge-Coolavanny Royce) brought his winning tally to three wins from just three career outings with another very impressive winning display in Waterford on Saturday night as the exciting February youngster landed the final of the €1,050 Greyhound Make Great Pets unraced stake.


RIVER SETS PACE AS DERBY GETS UNDERWAY

Ian Fortune

17 August 2019

The Boylesports Derby kicked off with a marathon session of opening round heats at a busy Shelbourne Park on Friday night and as expected there were plenty of shocks, a number of fine performances and one or two surprise names to emerge from the field.


STUNNING COSTA DOMINATES IN THE DUBLIN CUP

Ian Fortune

16 August 2019

Costa Plenti was the undoubted star of proceedings at Shelbourne Park on Thursday as he ran out a brilliant winner of the 2019 DGOBA Dublin Cup.


IRISH GREYHOUND BOARD STATEMENT: LIFFORD & LONGFORD

IGB

15 August 2019

The Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) has today indicated to the owners and management of Lifford Greyhound Stadium that race cards of a maximum of 12 races can be maintained at the track until the completion of the Indecon report.


ENTRIES INCREASE FOR BOYLESPORTS IRISH GREYHOUND DERBY 2019 AS TRAP DRAW MADE FOR THE OPENING ROUND

IGB

13 August 2019

The opening round of the Boylesports Irish Greyhound Derby 2019 will get underway this weekend as the trap draw for the first round of the competition has taken place at Shelbourne Park Greyhound Stadium.


JIMMY BARRY MURPHY TO FRONT SPONSORSHIP DRIVE FOR LAURELS

IGB

13 August 2019

Legendary Cork GAA figure Jimmy Barry Murphy is to front a newly formed Committee seeking sponsorship for the Irish Laurels, ran annually at Curraheen Park Greyhound Stadium.


IRISH GREYHOUND BOARD STATEMENT: LONGFORD GREYHOUND STADIUM

IGB

9 August 2019

The Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) notes today’s announcement that Longford Greyhound Stadium is to cease operations.


IRISH GREYHOUND BOARD STATEMENT: LIFFORD GREYHOUND STADIUM

IGB

8 August 2019

The Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) notes the decision of Lifford Greyhound Stadium to cease operations.


NEWBRIDGE TO START LATER FOR NEXT FOUR FRIDAYS

Ian Fortune

6 August 2019

With the Curragh hosting “Summer Sounds” for the next four Friday evenings, Newbridge will be starting racing a little later to accommodate those that want to take in both.


NEW CARE FUND FOR GREYHOUNDS ANNOUNCED BY IRISH GREYHOUND BOARD

IGB

6 August 2019

The Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) today announced the establishment of a separate Care Fund dedicated to funding a variety of initiatives for the care and welfare of the greyhound including re-homing initiatives, greyhound support scheme, care centres, traceability system and other actions all designed to support the care and welfare of the racing greyhound.


RESTRUCTURING OF SIS PRIZE MONEY

IGB

6 August 2019

Following engagement with representatives of the greyhound community, the Board has approved a variation of the standardised race prize money structure applicable to SIS meetings.


GREYHOUND CARE – IGB INJURIES AT TRACKS RECOVERY SCHEME

IGB

6 August 2019

The IGB today announced a scheme to provide funding for the treatment of greyhounds which have been injured when racing at IGB licenced stadia.


DISCONTINUANCE OF INCENTIVE SCHEMES

IGB

6 August 2019

The Board has announced that with effect from 19th August 2019 the listed incentive schemes will cease to have effect.


IRISH GREYHOUND BOARD UPDATE - 24TH JULY 2019

IGB

24 July 2019

Recent weeks have presented significant challenges for the greyhound racing community and the wider industry. The following is an Irish Greyhound Board update in relation to current items.


IGB CEO: GREYHOUND RACING IS PART OF IRISH SOCIETY AND MUCH MORE THAN JUST A SPORT

IGB

15 July 2019

IGB CEO Gerard Dollard this week wrote an opinion piece for the weekend's edition of the Sunday Independent, which was published on July 14th, 2019.


IRISH GREYHOUND BOARD ANNOUNCES NEW CONFIDENTIAL PHONE LINE TO REPORT WELFARE CONCERNS

IGB

12 July 2019

The Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) today announced the launch of a confidential phone line which will be available to members of the public to report greyhound welfare concerns.


IRISH RETIRED GREYHOUND TRUST PLEDGES CONTINUED SUPPORT TOWARDS PRIVATE REHOMING AGENCIES

IGB

11 July 2019

The Irish Retired Greyhound Trust (IRGT), established and operated by the Irish Greyhound Board (IGB), has today pledged to maintain and enhance its support to a number of private rehoming agencies across the country.


JOINT COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE, FOOD AND THE MARINE BORD NA GCON ADDRESS

9 July 2019

Opening address delivered by the Bord na gCon (Irish Greyhound Board) Chairman, Frank Nyhan, to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine on Tuesday 9th July 2019.


IRISH GREYHOUND BOARD INCREASES SUPPORT FOR FOSTER CARE SCHEME AND PROVIDES ADDITIONAL FINANCIAL INCENTIVES FOR DOMESTIC REHOMINGS

IGB

3 July 2019

The Irish Greyhound Board has confirmed an increase in financial support to private rehoming agencies for the rehoming of retired racing greyhounds in Ireland, as well as the extension of the IGB Scheme for Foster Care of Retired Racing Greyhounds, with the schemes coming into effect immediately.


IGB REMINDING OWNERS AND TRAINERS TO ENSURE GREYHOUNDS ARE CARED FOR DURING WARM TEMPERATURES

IGB

25 June 2019

With warm temperatures expected over the next number of days, the IGB is reminding greyhound owners and trainers on how to ensure your greyhound receives the best care during the warm weather.