ENTRIES REQUIRED FOR KERRY GROUP CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP A3

Barry Drake

21 May 2019

Entries required for the first round heats of the Kerry Group Club Championship A3 525yds which is due to get underway in Tralee on Friday night.


LIAM FORCED TO WITHDRAW SYD AND BRAYDON

Michael Fortune

21 May 2019

After an initial entry of 43, Ireland currently have 39 greyhounds remaining in the opening round of the Star Sports, ARC & LPS Derby after Liam Dowling was yesterday forced to pull out both Ballymac Syd and Ballymac Braydon.


NO TRIALS AT CURRAHEEN PARK

Barry Drake

21 May 2019

Just a reminder that there will be no trials in Curraheen Park on Tuesday, May 21.


BRIDGET LARKIN

20 May 2019

We’re sad to report the passing of Bridget Larkin. A regular visitor to Thurles track, she was from a family steeped in greyhound racing.


Video - 2019 RED MILLS CHAMPION UNRACED SEMI-FINALS

IGB

20 May 2019

Join Aoife Corrigan at Kilkenny for the semi-finals of the RED MILLS Champion Unraced Stake


CURRAHEEN PARK SALES AUCTION DUE TO TAKE PLACE NEXT MONTH HAS BEEN MOVED TO THURLES

IGB

20 May 2019

The sales auction that was due to take place in Curraheen Park in Cork next month has now been moved to Thurles Greyhound Stadium.


HOLLAND HOLDS ALL THE ACES IN NATIONAL PRODUCE STAKES

Peter Farrell

20 May 2019

Second round heats of the ‘Larry O’Rourke National Produce Stakes’ resulted in a fantastic Sunday evening card at Clonmel and Golden trainer Graham Holland had a fantastic night, winning 4 of the 8 heats on offer and sealing qualification for all of his seven runners.


BUCKLEY’S LABEL “WILL RACE AGAIN”

Michael Fortune

20 May 2019

Pat Buckley yesterday reported that the injury of Designer Label was thankfully not as bad as many had believed.


SPOOFER THE STAR PERFORMER AT CURRAHEEN PARK

Barry Drake

19 May 2019

There were a number of high-class performances in Curraheen Park on Saturday night with Spoofer (Sparta Maestro-Dream Believer) recording the quickest time of the night in heat three of the Drive On Tipp Open.


CORNERHOUSE LADY WINS LEE STRAND FINAL FOR TRAINER PAUL HENNESSY

Barry Drake

19 May 2019

No stranger to big race success, trainer Paul Hennessy landed Saturday night's feature at Tralee, the final of the €8,500 to the winner Lee Strand 550-yard stake with Cornerhouse Lady (Deanridge Viking-So Said Sarah).


ROLEX SHINES BRIGHTEST IN KASKO UNRACED AT THURLES

Peter Farrell

19 May 2019

Five opening round heats of the ‘Kasko Dog Foods Open Unraced’ got underway at Thurles Park last night and the stand out performer was the Laura O’Meara owned Chubbys Rolex who produced a fantastic debut to win in a time of 28.79.


SELINA THE MICHAEL TOBIN CHAMPION AS GOLDEN MUZZLE OFF TO A FLIER

Peter Farrell

19 May 2019

The final of the €1600 to the winner ‘Michael Tobin Memorial A3 525’ featured on last night’s Limerick card with the first round heats of the ‘Golden Muzzle A1 550’ also getting underway.


MAGS FASTEST IN MAGICAL OAKS

Michael Fortune

19 May 2019

For the third week running Sporting Press Irish Oaks provided some magical racing at Shelbourne Park on Saturday night and all four quarter finals provided a memorable buckle.


LOGAN IMPRESSES AT NOTTS

Michael Fortune

19 May 2019

It came as no surprise that Skywalker Logan posted a very fast 29.27 in his first look at Nottingham in Saturday’s trial session at the English Derby venue.


DESIGNER LABEL OUT OF ENGLISH DERBY

Michael Fortune

19 May 2019

The disappointing news from Saturday’s trial session at Nottingham was that Designer Label had to be withdrawn from the Derby after picking up an injury on his way to the pick-up.


POPPY DELIGHTS IN YARMOUTH

Michael Fortune

19 May 2019

The big race of the week across the pond was the final of the George Ing St Leger at Yarmouth on Saturday evening and Roxholme Poppy produced another brilliant performance to capture the stg£7,500 prize.


MARMALADE REMAINS UNBEATEN

Michael Fortune

18 May 2019

While Ballymac Cooper has been attracting much of the hype in the Red Mills Champion Unraced Stake at Kilkenny, it’s Deadly Marmalade that’s actually been most effective and on Friday night he made it three wins from three starts in the valuable competition.


CRONIN’S TEAM TRIAL AT NOTTINGHAM

Michael Fortune

18 May 2019

Peter Cronin had reason to be happy at how Friday’s trial session at Nottingham went for his six-strong team ahead of their opening round assignments in the Star Sports, ARC & LPS Derby.


JET AND BLAME SET UP ISLANDBRIDGE CLASH

Michael Fortune

18 May 2019

For the second week running Ardnasool Jet and Blame The Game lit up proceedings at Shelbourne Park on Friday night in semi finals of the Islandbridge Open Sprint at Shelbourne Park.


ENGLISH DERBY DRAW

Michael Fortune

17 May 2019

Following the withdrawal of Jaytee Jerry, 42 Irish trained greyhounds went into the drum for the opening round draw of the Star Sports, ARC & LPS Derby at Nottingham on Friday afternoon.


IGB WELCOMES CONCLUSION OF GREYHOUND INDUSTRY BILL'S PASSAGE THROUGH DAIL EIREANN

IGB

16 May 2019

The Irish Greyhound Board welcomes the conclusion of the Greyhound Industry Bill’s passage through the Houses of the Oireachtas.


LAUNCH OF GREYHOUND & PETWORLD GOLDEN MUZZLE

Peter Farrell

15 May 2019

Kindly sponsored by Greyhound and Petworld, the renowned ‘Golden Muzzle A1 550’ will get underway this weekend at Limerick Greyhound stadium.


GERALDINE DALY

15 May 2019

We’re sad to report the passing of Geraldine Daly from Geashill, Offaly.


MALLOW SEARCH AND RESCUE LAUNCH NEW BOAT THANKS TO THE GENEROSITY OF THE PUBLIC TOWARDS BENEFIT NIGHT AT CURRAHEEN PARK

Barry Drake

15 May 2019

Last Thursday night at their unit in Broom Lane, Mallow Search and Rescue launched their new boat thanks to the generosity of the public towards a Greyhound Benefit race night held in memory of Colin Ronayne who tragically lost his life in the River Lee in 2016.


Video - LARRY CLANCY MEMORIAL IRISH CESAREWITCH FINAL 2019

IGB

14 May 2019

Video - Larry Clancy Memorial Irish Cesarewitch Final 2019


THE FORCE IS WITH SKYWALKER IN CESAREWITCH

Michael Fortune

12 May 2019

Skywalker Logan claimed a so richly deserved first classic success at Mullingar on Saturday night when powering home to land the €7,000 Larry Clancy Memorial Cesarewitch.


IGB ANNOUNCES CURRAHEEN PARK TO BEGIN RACING THREE NIGHTS A WEEK FROM JUNE 2019

IGB

2 May 2019

The Irish Greyhound Board has announced that Curraheen Park Greyhound Stadium will begin racing for three nights a week from next month.


'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.


REGULATORY NOTICE REGARDING CHANGES TO SEEDING ARRANGMENTS

IGB

14 March 2019

In December 2018, the IGB commenced a consultation process on suggested amendments to the Greyhound Industry (Racing) Regulations 2007 - 2017 and Grading Rules concerning the area of seeding of Novice and Raced Greyhounds.


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.