JET A STUNNER IN SENSATIONAL JUVENILE OPENING ROUND

Michael Fortune

22 September 2018

The first round of the Dublin Coach Juvenile Derby was run at Shelbourne Park on Friday and it provided the Derby weekend with a magnificent start.


NEYMAR THE DROOPYS STAR

Michael Fortune

22 September 2018

Pat Buckley’s Droopys Neymar (Yeah Man/ Droopys Hilda) was once again the star performer in the semi-finals of the Droopys Stud Derby A1 at Kilkenny on Friday.


IT’S BOYLESPORTS DERBY DAY AND JAYTEE COULD BE TAYLOR-MADE!

Michael Fortune

22 September 2018

The official Irish Derby was first run back in 1932 and ever since it has reigned as Ireland’s premier greyhound event. Year after year it has produced sensational performances and the tradition will be maintained this evening when the final of the 2018 BoyleSports Irish Derby will be run in front of a massive crowd at Shelbourne Park.


LIVE DERBY COVERAGE

Michael Fortune

22 September 2018

The final of the BoyleSports Irish Derby will be featured live on TV on Saturday while it will also be available online.


SHELBOURNE WEIGH-IN

Michael Fortune

22 September 2018

The weigh-in at Shelbourne Park this evening will be between 6.10 pm and 6.40 pm.


JOSHUA V POVETKIN LIVE ON BIG SCREEN

Michael Fortune

22 September 2018

The much awaited heavyweight title fight between Anthony Joshua and Alexander Povetkin at the Wembley Stadium tonight will be shown live on the Large Screen at Shelbourne Park after racing.


JERRY THE NAP AT CURRAHEEN PARK

Barry Drake

22 September 2018

SLEEK JERRY can send punters home on a high by taking the closing race on Saturday night's 11-race program for owners Christopher Roche and Jerry O'Driscoll.


MORE TOP CLASS UNRACED ACTION AT WATERFORD

Barry Drake

22 September 2018

The Daring Kennels Open Unraced Stake gets underway in Waterford on Saturday night.


SKYLAR CAN SHINE ON ST GABRIEL’S NIGHT AT LIMERICK

Paul Cooney

22 September 2018

The Saturday programme at Limerick will be a most deserving fundraising event as St Gabriel’s Children’s Respite House is welcomed for their benefit night at the track which will house the final of a warm renewal in the 2018 Bermingham Hooper Dolan A1 600 Yard Stake.


SPORRY LEAVES RIVALS GREEN ON MAJESTIC GAA NIGHT AT LIMERICK

Paul Cooney

22 September 2018

A party atmosphere as Limerick GAA celebrated their All Ireland Hurling victory yet further on the Dock Road made for a lively Friday at Limerick Greyhound Stadium as the GAA Community Night Fundraising Event was accompanied by a sea of green & white clad enthusiasts who were treated to suitably intense action on the track throughout a twelve race programme.


PREVIEW FOR FRIDAY NIGHTS ACTION AT CURRAHEEN PARK

Barry Drake

21 September 2018

CHARLESFIELD MAY, for Veronica McAuliffe and John O'Riordan, rates nap material in Curraheen Park's tenth race on Friday night.


INTER-TRACK & TOTE GUARANTEES

21 September 2018

The Inter-Track programme and Tote guarantees for the weekend are:


JADE CAN SPARKLE ON LIMERICK GAA COMMUNITY NIGHT THIS FRIDAY

Paul Cooney

21 September 2018

Certain to be a lively occasion in an extension of the wonderful association between Limerick Greyhound Stadium and the GAA in the Treaty County, the Dock Road venue will host the Limerick GAA Community Night At The Dogs fundraising event on Friday with Liam McCarthy in attendance, along with the Limerick Senior Hurlers who claimed the All Ireland Hurling title just a matter of weeks ago.


NEYMAR THE CHOICE IN DROOPYS DERBY HEATS

Michael Fortune

21 September 2018

Very recently Droopys Neymar was running in the very highest grade but he is now listed as an A1 runner and he can reap the rewards again when he contests the first semi-final of the Droopys Stud Derby A1 at Kilkenny tonight.


KNIGHT CHARGES TO UNRACED SUCCESS

Michael Fortune

21 September 2018

Such were the conditions at Shelbourne Park on Thursday night that racing was called off after the feature, the final of the two-run Best Car Park Premium Sales Unraced Stake which went to Ollie Bray’s promising youngster Knight Rocker.


IRISH ST LEGER DATES CONFIRMED

Paul Cooney

20 September 2018

There may be only one event dominating the greyhound news at present but following the conclusion of the Boylesports Irish Derby this weekend, attention will naturally turn to next greyhound classic of the season.


NINJA WITHDRAWAL CONFIRMED AS RAFA COMES IN

Michael Fortune

20 September 2018

Ninja Fortune, which had been reported as a doubtful runner by trainer Margaret Fortune, was yesterday withdrawn from the BoyleSports Irish Derby Plate final to be run on Friday night.


VIGILANCE ENCOURAGED DESPITE RECOVERY OF STOLEN GREYHOUNDS

Paul Cooney

19 September 2018

Readers will have seen a Talking Dogs post at the weekend which reported the theft of two greyhounds in the Callan area of Kilkenny and although the story remains an unsettling tale, great joy can be taken from the news that the 17-month old pups have indeed been found.


Video – 2018 BOYLESPORTS IRISH GREYHOUND DERBY FINALISTS LUNCH

IGB

19 September 2018

Video - 2018 BoyleSports Irish Greyhound Derby Finalists Lunch


STAR-STUDDED DERBY FINAL PROGRAMME AT SHELBOURNE

Michael Fortune

19 September 2018

Saturday’s BoyleSports Irish Derby final card promises to be a real spectacular with a truly brilliant thirteen race card with open races over every distance available at the track with the exception of the 850.


BRILLIANT CHIMES IS RETIRED TO STUD

Michael Fortune

19 September 2018

Kerry trainer Johnny O’Sullivan yesterday reported that his flying tracker Native Chimes has been retired to stud and will be standing with Richard Cully in Carbury.


GALWAY TRIAL CHANGES

Paul Cooney

18 September 2018

Please note the following changes in the trial schedule at Galway;


NO RACING AT THURLES THIS COMING SATURDAY

Paul Cooney

18 September 2018

There will be no racing at Thurles Greyhound Stadium this coming Saturday, September 22nd due to the Feile Classical in Semple Stadium


DERBY LUNCH A LOVELY GATHERING

Michael Fortune

18 September 2018


Video - 2018 BOYLESPORTS IRISH GREYHOUND DERBY SEMI FINAL

IGB

17 September 2018

Video - 2018 BoyleSports Irish Greyhound Derby Semi Final


Video – FINAL OF THE 2018 TEXACLOTH JUVENILE DERBY FROM NEWBRIDGE

IGB

17 September 2018

Video – Final Of The 2018 Texacloth Juvenile Derby From Newbridge


BALE TRYING TO BRIDGE A 17 YEAR OLD GAP

Michael Fortune

17 September 2018

One of the most often asked questions at Shelbourne Park on Saturday night concerned the previous trainers to have won successive Irish Derbys.


TRAINER’S THREE IN A DERBY FINAL

Michael Fortune

17 September 2018

Another popular question on Saturday night was whether Graham Holland had set a record by getting three dogs through to the Derby final.


WHICH TRAP IS DUE THIS YEAR

Michael Fortune

17 September 2018

Last year our statistician came up with the right result when nominating trap two to be successful in the final.


REMARKABLE RACING IN BOYLESPORTS DERBY SEMI-FINALS

Michael Fortune

15 September 2018

This year’s Boylesports Derby has provided some incredible racing action but little to compare with Saturday’s two epic semis which both went right to the wire with Magical Bale and Slippy Cian emerging narrow winners of their respective heats.


ULYSSES GRABS THE CREAM IN THE TEXACLOTH DECIDER

Michael Fortune

15 September 2018

Expectations were not realised when the final of the Texacloth Juvenile Derby was run at Newbridge on Friday night.


MISSING GREYHOUND IN PORTUMNA/ BIRR AREA

Michael Fortune

13 September 2018

A black bitch has been missing between Portumna and Birr since Wednesday night.


FRANK NYHAN THE NEW IGB CHAIRMAN

Michael Fortune

7 September 2018

Current Irish Greyhound Board member Frank Nyhan has been appointed to the position of Chairman of the IGB.


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