DERBY HERO SIM TAKES THE SUPREME AWARD

Michael Fortune

25 March 2019

Ballyanne Sim, winner of the BoyleSports Irish Derby last September, was last night named as the Supreme Irish Greyhound of the Year at the Annual Awards presentation in the Killashee Hotel, Naas.


ROCKMOUNT SID THE STAR AGAIN

Barry Drake

24 March 2019

Just like last week, Rockmount Sid (Tullymurry Act-Rockmount Twirl) stole the show on Saturday night's action at Kilcohan Park, Waterford.


KILLMACDONAGH SETS A STRONG PACE IN TWO WHEEL TRAINING CORK OAKS

Barry Drake

24 March 2019

The big local runner, Killmacdonagh (Zero Ten-Deercrest Lady), who is trained by Kieran Lynch for William Hennessy, was the star performer on Saturday night's 12-race program at Curraheen Park.


BLINDER & BIKER PILE ON THE CLASS IN GAIN 600 SEMI’S

Michael Fortune

24 March 2019

Whatever it is about the Gain 600 it has a real magic about it and a very large crowd generated a massive atmosphere at Shelbourne Park on Saturday night where they saw Droopys Biker and Lenson Blinder score two most impressive victories in the semi-finals of this year’s 600 yard spectacular.


KIRBY MASTERCLASS FROM DOWLING AS TAS SHAKES THE RECORD

Peter Farrell

24 March 2019

The continuation of Thursday night’s first round ‘Con & Annie Kirby’ heats dominated Limerick’s thirteen race card last night and on a night where there was a list of sensational performances, a Liam Dowling treble and a near record run from ‘Ballymac Tas’ got the 2019 renewal off to a breathtaking start.


Video - 2019 RED MILLS & NTSC UNRACED BITCH STAKE FINAL

IGB

23 March 2019

Join Aoife Corrigan at Newbridge for the final of the 2019 Connolly's RED MILLS & NTSC Unraced Bitch Stake


TOMMY LANDS NEWBRIDGE UNRACED SHOCK

Michael Fortune

23 March 2019

Tommy O’Donovan enjoyed a surprise victory on Friday when Azzabi ran out a 6-1 winner of the Red Mills/ NTSC Unraced Bitch Stake at Newbridge.


BUDGIE SETS THE MCCALMONT PACE AT KILKENNY

Michael Fortune

23 March 2019

Having contested the first round of the Gain 600 at Shelbourne last Saturday the Paul Hennessy trained Pudgie Budgie (Taylors Sky/ Lemon Lucy) showed his appreciation of an ease in class when posting the fastest time in the first round of the FFK McCalmont Cup at Kilkenny on Friday.


JET NOW AIMING FOR HISTORIC SPRINT CUP DOUBLE

Michael Fortune

23 March 2019

Last year’s winner Ardnasool Jet will bid for history next Friday when he bids to win the BarOneRacing.com Irish Sprint Cup for a second year. He also has been handed a plum trap one draw in the €20,000 final at Dundalk Stadium.


KILKENNY SALES ARRANGEMENTS

Michael Fortune

23 March 2019

Greyhound Sales will take place at Kilkenny Track on Saturday next, March 30th. The Sales trials will commence at 9am with weigh-in starting at 8.30am.


CURRAHEEN PARK GREYHOUND SALES WILL TAKE PLACE ON TUESDAY, MARCH 26

Barry Drake

22 March 2019

The Curraheen Park Sales will take place on Tuesday, March 26. Racing Manager at Curraheen Park Brian Collins informs us that there will be a very strong catalogue.


HIGH QUALITY & CLOSE CLOCKS IN OPENING KIRBY HEATS

Peter Farrell

22 March 2019

The eagerly anticipated first three heats of the 2019 ‘Con & Annie Kirby Memorial’ took centre stage last night at Limerick and after three high quality performances on the night, on-lookings were already left counting down the clock until the remaining 13 heats on Saturday night.


OWNERS AND TRAINERS LOOKING FOR ANOTHER HIGH CLASS JUVENILE AS SALES TO GET UNDERWAY IN CURRAHEEN PARK

IGB

21 March 2019

When greyhound sales get underway in Curraheen Park on Tuesday, March 26th, potential buyers will be hoping to continue a successful line of greyhounds to have been sold in Cork.


GAIN GREYHOUND NUTRITION SELECT STAKES UPCOMING AT WATERFORD

Barry Drake

21 March 2019

The 2019 Gain Greyhound Nutrition Select 525 Stakes is upcoming at Kilcohan Park Greyhound Stadium, Waterford.


INVITATION TO MAKE A SUBMISSION RE: STRATEGIC REVIEW OF IRISH GREYHOUND RACING STADIA INFRASTRUCTURE

IGB

21 March 2019

Indecon International Economic Consultants are currently conducting a strategic review of Irish greyhound racing stadia infrastructure. The purpose of the study is to determine the industry footprint for the future.


TOTE AND INTER TRACK SCHEDULES

21 March 2019

Tote And Inter Track Schedules:


FOSTER MOTHER REQUIRED IN THURLES

Peter Farrell

21 March 2019

A Foster Mother is required in the Thurles area for a bitch that has just had a large number of pups.


GODDESS NOW IN THE JAYTEE CAMP

Michael Fortune

20 March 2019

Paul Hennessy and John Turner hit the jackpot with Jaytee Yankee as he won the last two runnings of the BoyleSports Champion Stakes at Shelbourne.


IT'S OVER 150 NOT OUT FOR VETERAN GREYHOUND BUMBLEBEE KYNE AT GALWAY GREYHOUND STADIUM

IGB

19 March 2019

Bumblebee Kyne’s victory at Galway Greyhound Stadium last month was a particularly special one for all involved.


HORSE BETTING ON THE TOTE

19 March 2019

The Tote will be available for the following horse race meetings this week:


GREYHOUNDS ON PARADE

IGB

17 March 2019

Thanks to everyone who cheered us, waved at us, gave the dogs a rub at this year's Limerick St. Patrick's Day parade.


Video: GMHD.IE JUVENILE CLASSIC FINAL

IGB

15 March 2019

Take a look back on all the action from a great night at the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium last Friday featuring the Final of the 2019 GMHD.ie Juvenile Classic.


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.


CLANCY FAMILY SPONSOR IRISH CESAREWITCH

Michael Fortune

9 March 2019

There will be a new sponsor of the Irish Cesarewitch at Mullingar with the confirmation that the Clancy family from Clonmellon will support the 600 yards classic in memory of the late Larry Clancy who was a true legend in greyhound sport in not just the midlands but all over Ireland.


Video - LAUNCH OF THE 2019 CON & ANNIE KIRBY MEMORIAL

IGB

7 March 2019

Video - Launch Of The 2019 Con & Annie Kirby Memorial


ACE HEADING FOR SEVEN – STILL GOING STRONG

Michael Fortune

7 March 2019

What is the oldest dog currently racing in Ireland? It is a question inspired by tonight’s fifth race at Enniscorthy which is called “”The Blacksmith Ace 100 & Still Going Strong A5 525”.


IRISH GREYHOUND AWARD NOMINATIONS

13 February 2019

The voting took place last Wednesday for the Irish Greyhounds of the Year and there are few surprises in the list of nominations.


NOVICE SWEEPSTAKES, JANUARY TO JUNE 2019

IGB

21 December 2018

The following are the Novice Sweepstakes which are to be run at stadia from January to June 2019 (stadia can be contacted directly for further information on the events):


SALES DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

IGB

21 December 2018

The Irish Sales dates for 2019 are:


NOVICE GREYHOUND RACING

IGB

21 December 2018

In October 2018, the Irish Greyhound Board commenced a consultation process on suggested amendments to the existing process where novice (unraced) greyhounds compete at licensed stadia.


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.