KILLMACDONAGH THE STAR PERFORMER ONCE MORE

Barry Drake

16 June 2019

Recent Sporting Press Irish Oaks winner Killmacdonagh returned to Curraheen Park on Saturday night and the Kieran Lynch-trained runner put on yet another sensational winning performance.


BLAME THE GAME THE RECURRING STAR IN A DEADLY TREATY CUP

Peter Farrell

16 June 2019

After last week’s fantastic 18.45 return from the Stephen Townsley owned Blame The Game, patrons arrived at Limerick stadium expected another comfortable performance for one of Ireland’s best speedsters and they weren’t to be disappointed.


SIX IRISH PROGRESS TO ENGLISH DERBY SEMIS

Michael Fortune

16 June 2019

After four weeks of tremendous action, the Irish are now responsible for half of the remaining runners in the Star Sports, ARC & LPS English Derby following another brilliant effort from the raiding party in Saturday’s quarter finals.


COOPER’S BRILLIANT DUBLIN DEBUT

Michael Fortune

16 June 2019

Ballymac Cooper was already one of the most exciting young greyhounds in training, but he confirmed his exceptional promise at Shelbourne Park on Saturday as he posted a sensational 29.29 for the Derby trip in what was his first race at HQ.


BRILLIANT CIAN A CONVINCING WINNER OF RACE IN CHAMPIONS

Barry Drake

15 June 2019

The brilliant Slippy Cian (Crash-Global Liberty) ran out a very convincing winner of Friday night's Navillus Race Of Champions Final at Tralee, which carried a winner’s prize of €15,000.


REGIONAL TRAINING SEMINARS – REMINDER

IGB

14 June 2019

As part of the IGB Strategic Plan 2018 – 2022, the Board committed to the following:


MABEL BLAIR

13 June 2019

Greyhound racing lost one of its great personalities during the week following the sad news that Mabel Blair has passed away.


2019 TILE MASTER KINGDOM DERBY STARTS ON FRIDAY JUNE 21ST

Barry Drake

13 June 2019

Speaking at the launch for the AA0 525 event sponsor John O’Shea, who owns many greyhound himself told how he was “delighted to be associated with such a prestigious event as the Kingdom Derby, which is one of the stadium’s premier events.


TOMMIE O’DONOVAN

12 June 2019

It’s with sadness we must report the passing of Tommie O’Donovan of Tipperary Town in the past days at the wonderful age of 92.


FOSTER MOTHER REQUIRED

Michael Fortune

12 June 2019

There is a foster mother needed in the Listowel area of Kerry.


GRANGEVIEW TEN THE NATIONAL PRODUCE STAKES CHAMP

Peter Farrell

10 June 2019

Having landed the ‘Larry Clancy Irish Cesarewitch’ with Skywalker Logan a little under four weeks ago, Pat Guilfoyle continued an extremely successful 2019 to date after Grangeview Ten made every post a winning one in landing the ‘Larry O’Rourke National Produce Stakes’ at Clonmel stadium last night.


HEALTHY SALES RETURN AT THURLES

Peter Farrell

4 June 2019

Sales Auctioneer, Billy O’Dwyer has spoken of a very successful sales return at Thurles Park this morning.


TWO MORE ADDITIONS TO TRALEE'S 100 CLUB

4 June 2019

Lassa Excitement became the eight member of the “100 Club” at the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium and the first to win on the night of his 100th race.


LONG TIME RACE-GOER 'MACKIE' GAFFNEY TO BE GIVEN TRIBUTE NIGHT AT KILCOHAN PARK

IGB

31 May 2019

When Michael “Mackie” Gaffney began attending Kilcohan Park Greyhound Stadium and racing greyhounds, Douglas Hyde was President and Eamon de Valera was Taoiseach.


PROPOSAL FOR REGIONAL TRAINING SEMINARS

IGB

29 May 2019

As part of the IGB Strategic Plan 2018 – 2022, the Board committed to the following: “Developing a range of training programmes and supports for all owners/trainers focussing on all aspects of the industry including welfare, social media and media training to ensure a co-ordinated approach within the industry and associated stakeholders.”


UPDATED: UPCOMING NOVICE SWEEPSTAKE SCHEDULE

IGB

29 May 2019

Following extensive consultation, the new amended structure for racing unraced (novice) greyhounds is to be introduced from June 4th 2019.


AMENDMENTS TO THE GRADING AND RACING OF NOVICE GREYHOUNDS

IGB

18 April 2019

In April 2018, the Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) requested submissions regarding the grading and racing of novice greyhounds at licensed stadia as an area for consideration.


'DONATE' BUTTON ALLOWS FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO IRISH RETIRED GREYHOUND TRUST FROM ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD

IGB

11 April 2019

People who wish to contribute to the Irish Retired Greyhound Trust (IRGT) can now do so from anywhere with an internet connection, as a ‘donate’ button has been made available on the organisation’s Facebook page.


SALES DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

IGB

21 December 2018

The Irish Sales dates for 2019 are:


IGB FINALISES CLASSIC & FEATURE EVENTS CALENDAR FOR 2019

IGB

19 October 2018

The IGB has finalised the Classics & Feature Events Calendar for 2019 following the consideration of a number of detailed submissions during the two stage consultative process. The calendar will apply for 2019 on a trial basis.