Video - BOYLESPORTS IRISH GREYHOUND DERBY HEATS 11-23

IGB

21 August 2018

Video - BoyleSports Irish Greyhound Derby Heats 11-23


Video - BOYLESPORTS IRISH GREYHOUND DERBY HEATS 1-10

IGB

21 August 2018

Video - BoyleSports Irish Greyhound Derby Heats 1-10


CHESPIRITO OUT OF DERBY

Michael Fortune

21 August 2018

Liam Dowling has withdrawn the Gold Cup winner Chespirito from Friday’s second heat of the BoyleSports Irish Derby at Shelbourne.


47 ENTERED FOR PREMIUM UNRACED SALES

Michael Fortune

21 August 2018

The catalogue for the National Premium Unraced Sales on Friday is now available online and the final entry came to 47 puppies which have been whelped in September ’16 or later.


VERVE THE BOYLESPORTS DERBY FAVOURITE

Michael Fortune

21 August 2018

Angela Harrison’s British raider is now the clear favourite with the firms for the BoyleSports Irish Derby in advance of Friday’s second round.


COMMITMENTS FORCE RIONA TO CALL IT A DAY

Michael Fortune

21 August 2018

Just a couple of weeks ago Phil Meaney terminated his term of more than seven years as the Chairman of the Irish Greyhound Board.


Video - 2018 RED MILLS UNRACED STAKE CORK FINAL

20 August 2018

Join Aoife Corrigan at Curraheen Park for the final of the €16,000 Connollys Red Mills Unraced Final


NEWINN LESTER WINS THE CONNOLLY'S RED MILLS UNRACED FINAL AT CURRAHEEN PARK

Barry Drake

19 August 2018

Over the last few weeks, the Connolly's Red Mills unraced stake produced some top-class racing action and on Saturday night, the Graham Holland-trained Newinn Lester ran out a most impressive winner of the feature final.


BOYLESPORTS IRISH DERBY SECOND ROUND DRAW

Michael Fortune

19 August 2018

Boylesports Irish Derby Second Round Draw:


LENSON AND TAYLOR PRODUCE SPARKLING DERBY RUNS

Michael Fortune

18 August 2018

Following the fireworks of the opening night the second session of the BoyleSports Irish Derby produced the two fastest times of the classic to date with both Lenson Blinder and Jaytee Taylor turning in fantastic performances.


EXPRESS BUSINESS AT THURLES SALES

Paul Cooney

18 August 2018

The latest Thurles sales brought brisk business on Saturday morning following a flying trial by EXPRESS MYLES (Tullymurry Act/Express Berry) and his sublime 28.96 (-20) performance would spark a near record auction sale price when the hammer eventually fell at €8000.


VERVE AND CIAN THE HEADLINE MAKERS IN DERBY OPENER

Michael Fortune

17 August 2018

There was some great racing in the opening session of the BoyleSports Irish Derby at Shelbourne Park on Friday night and the star performers were Graham Holland’s Slippy Cian and Angela Harrison’s English Derby runner-up Droopys Verve as they both stopped the clock in 29.49.


UPCOMING SPEEDRITE DOG FOOD MUNSTER OAKS IN WATERFORD

Barry Drake

17 August 2018

Speedrite Dog Food comes on board to sponsor this year’s 2018 Munster Oaks at Kilcohan Park Greyhound Stadium


UK SHOCK AS TOWCESTER ENTERS ADMINISTRATION

Michael Fortune

16 August 2018

Shock waves were reverberating around the greyhound world this morning with the bombshell news from Towcester that the racecourse and greyhound track are being placed in administration.


ARDNASOOL HOLDS KIWI IN BAR ONE SPRINT CUP THRILLER

Michael Fortune

16 August 2018

The final of the Bar One Racing Irish Sprint Cup promised to be a thriller and so it proved at a very well attended Dundalk Stadium on Wednesday night as the youngster of the field Ardnasool Jet held off the strong finish of Broadstrand Kiwi by a short head in 21.07.


MAGICAL LOGAN NOW A SKYWALKER RUNNER

Michael Fortune

16 August 2018

The hugely talented Magical Logan has been purchased by leading owner Ray Patterson and will run in the BoyleSports Irish Derby as Skywalker Logan.


PAPAL VISIT TRAFFIC WARNING

Michael Fortune

16 August 2018

The Papal Visit will cause major traffic disruption in Dublin on Saturday week, August 25th and those making the journey to Shelbourne for the second round heats of the Derby are advised to take precautions.


SPEEDRITE ROSE OF TRALEE STAKES GOES TO BALLYMAC BEACH

Barry Drake

16 August 2018

Ballymacelligot trainer Liam Dowling won Wednesday night's €2,750 to the winner final of the Speedrite Rose Of Tralee Stakes at Tralee.


ENTRIES INCREASE FOR BOYLESPORTS IRISH GREYHOUND DERBY AS BETTER INCENTIVES INTRODUCED

IGB

14 August 2018

The trap draw for the most prestigious race in the Greyhound Calendar, the BoyleSports Irish Greyhound Derby 2018 got underway earlier today (Tuesday 14 August), with 138 entries submitted, above the set target of 120.


ROXY ON TOP IN CLONMEL UNRACED

Paul Cooney

13 August 2018

A brace of sweepstake finals featured on the Sunday programme at Clonmel with a reversal of heat form bringing a most game success in the Cash Is King N1/N2 Unraced Stake for J.J. Dunne’s Emers Roxy (Confident Rankin/Glengall Girl) when claiming the €1200 winner’s prize.


FANTASTIC NEWS FOR ALL INVOLVED AT YOUGHAL GREYHOUND TRACK

Barry Drake

11 August 2018

This coming week, Youghal Greyhound Track will race Monday (13th), Wednesday, and Friday. Monday and Wednesday nights will become a regular slot on SIS.


DROOPYS STUD TO SPONSOR THE KILKENNY DERBY

Michael Fortune

11 August 2018

This year’s Kilkenny Derby will be sponsored by the Droopys Stud and the winner’s prize has been increased to €5,000.


DRUMBO SUPPORTERS CLUB AGM

Michael Fortune

10 August 2018

The Drumbo Park Supporters Club will hold their AGM on Thursday, August 23rd at 7pm. All welcome.


IRISH GREYHOUND BOARD PUBLISHES 2017 ANNUAL REPORT

IGB

27 July 2018

Shelbourne Park closure had a ‘very significant impact’


IRISH GREYHOUND RACING SECURES ADDITIONAL INTERNATIONAL BROADCAST

IGB

19 July 2018

Irish Greyhound Racing secures additional international broadcast Greyhound racing at Youghal, Limerick and Cork receive boost


Video - 2018 BOYLESPORTS IRISH GREYHOUND DERBY LAUNCH

IGB

18 July 2018

Video - 2018 BoyleSports Irish Greyhound Derby Launch


PRIZE MONEY INCREASES TO €300,000 FOR BOYLESPORTS IRISH GREYHOUND DERBY WITH GREATER DISTRIBUTION AND NEW INCENTIVES

IGB

16 July 2018

Dublin GAA’s Denis Bastick launches 2018 BoyleSports Irish Greyhound Derby