BEX LOOKS TO GAIN SOUTHERN SPRINT TITLE

18 December 2017

Winner of the Night of Stars 350 at Shelbourne on November 18th, the Kieran Lynch trained Butterbridge Bex can claim another nice prize when he contests the final of the Gain Southern Sprint at Youghal this evening.


JOHN SETS A PRIVATE TRAINER’S RECORD

18 December 2017

Galway trainer John McDonagh established a new record for a private trainer when hitting the ton in winners at Galway on Thursday night last.


Video - GAIN DOG NUTRITION CHRISTMAS OAKS SEMI-FINALS

17 December 2017

There was another huge crowd at Shelbourne Park on Saturday when the semi-finals of the Gain Dog Nutrition Christmas Oaks was the major attraction


STRONG OFFSHORE GRABS NATIONAL GLORY

17 December 2017

Pat Fitzgerald’s Offshore Bound (Head Bound/ Inshaarla) may have been a frustrating sort on the flat but he has certainly thrived since going jumping and produced a typical late surge to win the €3,000 Greyhound & Petworld Luxury Transport Irish Grand National final at Curraheen Park on Saturday.


ELY SHOWS THE WAY AT DUNDALK

17 December 2017

The Bridge Campbell and Kevin Mahon owned Ely Way (Superior Product/ Barnacuiga Elle) sprang a 4-1 surprise in the final of the Eamon McCrave Memorial A2 at Dundalk on Saturday.


ANT STILL UNBEATEN BUT SADARA GIVES HER A FRIGHT

17 December 2017

There was another huge crowd at Shelbourne Park on Saturday when the semi-finals of the Gain Dog Nutrition Christmas Oaks was the major attraction.


CONSISTENT MASON STRIKES IN THE KINGDOM

16 December 2017

Pat Buckley’s “Mr Consistency” Coolavanny Mason produced yet another great run as he won the second semi-final of the T. Nolan Kingdom Derby at Tralee on Friday night.


WEXFORD SCORES AT ENNISCORTHY!

16 December 2017

It was surely appropriate that the dog called Uncle Wexford (Taylors Sky/ Lodgefield Chloe) should prove successful in the final of the Speedrite Open Unraced Stake at Enniscorthy on Friday night.


RINTY KEEPS ON WINNING AT KILKENNY

16 December 2017

Nick Nolan’s Triangle Rinty (Ballymac Vic/ Triangle Beyonce) continued on his winning way in the final of the Track Supporters’ Stake at Kilkenny on Friday.


GOLDEN RUN FROM JACK

16 December 2017

Whoops Jack easily justified red-hot favouritism in the final of the €5,000 Gold Collar at Shelbourne on Friday night as he once again dominated from the drop of the hat.


PATRIOT’S STROLL AS SMASHER RUNS A STINKER

16 December 2017

Jaytee Patriot made amends for his hugely disappointing run in the first round when an easy winner of the first semi-final of the Best Car Parks Marathon at Shelbourne on Friday night.


FOSTER MOTHER REQUIRED IN TEMPLEMORE

15 December 2017

A foster mother is required in Templemore, County Tipperary. If you can be of any assistance please contact P.J.Bohan at 087 6336482.


FOSTER MOTHER REQUIRED IN DERRY

15 December 2017

A foster mother is urgently required by Siobhan Duffy at the Hather Kennels in Derry. If you can be of any assistance please ring Siobhan at 0044 7803 235515


INTER TRACK NEWS AND TOTE GUARANTEES

15 December 2017

INTER TRACK NEWS AND TOTE GUARANTEES


PATRICIA CAREY (nee O'Connor)

14 December 2017

The death occurred of Wednesday of Patricia Carey from Stoneyford, Dalystown, Mullingar, mother of Shelbourne Park racing manager Declan.


WUHEIDA LANDS A SCRAPPY ENGLISH OAKS FINAL

14 December 2017

Irish interest in the Greyhound Media Group Oaks final disappeared with the withdrawal of Jumeirah Lolls but the £10,000 prize was claimed by Lolls’ semi-final conqueror Wuheida after a titanic battle at a wet Belle Vue on Wednesday night.


TEAM TO PROVIDE MANAGEMENT PENDING APPOINTMENT OF NEW DIRECTOR

13 December 2017

As a result of the departure of the Director of Commercial Operations from the IGB with effect from December 31st, 2017, arrangements have been put in place to ensure the necessary level of management cover and oversight for functions that fall within the remit of the Director of Commercial Operations.


LOLLS RULED OUT OF ENGLISH OAKS FINAL

13 December 2017

Connections of Jumeirah Lolls received a severe shock today when they learned that the bitch would not be running in the final of the English Oaks at Belle Vue tonight due to a positive test during the classic.


WEDNESDAY NIGHTS AT SHELBOURNE

13 December 2017

While Wednesdays are non-racing dates at Shelbourne there will be racing there tonight and again next Wednesday to cater for the Christmas demands.


GALWAY TRIALS CHANGES

13 December 2017

With the rugby game between Connacht and Brive (kick off 3pm) taking place at the Sportsground on Saturday there will be no trials at the track on Saturday morning or before racing due to the large expected crowd.


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.


ANOTHER BUSY AUCTION AT THURLES SALES

13 December 2017

The Thurles Sales held on Saturday last once again saw strong bidding and prices were up on recent years. In total, 65 greyhounds changed hands with a turnover just short of €60,000.


RPGTV’S THREE-YEAR DEAL WITH ARC

13 December 2017

A number of new tracks will be featured on RPGTV coverage next year following the signing of a three-year deal between RPGTV and Arc, the Arena Racing Company.


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.


IGB TO RECRUIT DIRECTOR OF SALES & MARKETING

12 December 2017

Bord na gCon is seeking to recruit a Director of Sales & Marketing.


ANOTHER GLORY NIGHT FOR POPULAR MELIA

11 December 2017

Gerry Melia ranks proudly among our veteran trainers and he remains one of the most popular men in our great sport.


ALL ST LEGER SAMPLES TEST NEGATIVE

10 November 2017

All 114 samples taken from the 60 competing greyhounds throughout the six rounds of the Irish St. Leger at Limerick Stadium have returned negative for prohibited substances.


IRISH DERBY FINAL REMAINS IN LATE SEPTEMBER

9 November 2017

A combination of a changed GAA calendar and a later setting for the BoyleSports Irish Derby means that the 2018 Derby final will again avoid a clash with the All-Ireland Football final.


THE PEDIGREE OF THE IRISH GREYHOUND POPULATION

25 October 2017

Bord na gCon commissioned a comprehensive report to examine the pedigree of the Irish greyhound population, in particular the level of inbreeding given that the most recent analysis was last completed in 1973.


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.