Trainer Derek Kehoe continued his superb run of form at Youghal greyhound stadium on Monday night as he registered a wide margin treble.
Dean Harpur’s Ballycowen Jake took the feature at Shelbourne on Thursday night, the final of the €1,500 Ladbrokes A3 525, making every inch to complete a double for Graham Holland.
Eager Jude was a well named winner of Thursday’s feature at Shelbourne Park as she dug deep to repel a couple of strong challengers in the final of the €1,000 Friday Night Club 600.
Young handler Margaret Bolton may be in the early days of her training career, but she has certainly hit the ground running.
The Kevin McLean-trained Kerryroad Band (Kingo-Bandicoot Fifi) continued his superb run of form with another marvellous performance at the Youghal track last night.
The Monday night meeting at Youghal greyhound track continues to go extremely well.
This time a year ago Jaytee President (Premier Fantasy/ Native Gypsy) appeared to be on the threshold of an exciting career but then injuries and lays-off intervened.
There were no fewer than three finals featured on the Thursday night card at Shelbourne and the run of the night was the 28.77 recorded by the Marie Gilbert trained Jazz Musician (Zero Ten/ Doodle Doo) as he raced to a very convincing victory in the €1,000 A3/4 decider.
Two heats of a Bitch A3 stake produced the best performances at Shelbourne on Thursday night with Donal Kelly’s Flat White (Superior Product/ Katies Decision) setting the pace as she landed the second heat in 29.02.
There were two finals on the Shelbourne card on Thursday night and the most valuable was the €1,200 Barkingbuzz.ie A4/5 decider in which Irish Grand National winning jockey Mickey Flynn turned out the winner Enable to score in 29.25.
Racing kicked off with a bang at Shelbourne on Thursday night with the hugely promising Greenhill Luke racing to a most impressive victory in an A3 525 in a rapid 28.62.
It hasn’t been a good week thus far for Shelbourne Park with Tuesday’s racing called off due to an unsafe track and then on Thursday night the meeting was put in huge doubt by heavy fog.
Macaroon Towser was the star turn at Shelbourne Park on Thursday as he posted a rapid 28.54 on his way to capturing the €1,500 final of the barkingbuzz.ie A2 525, while Luminous Fantasy won the most exciting race of the night as he collected €2,000 in the final of the Go Greyhound Racing Tri Distance.
It was a big night for County Offaly trainers at Shelbourne on Wednesday with doubles for Gerry Merriman and Margaret Bolton while Clonmullen King was another winner from the midlands county
Thursday’s card at Shelbourne featured some decent action with fine displays through the evening, including the wins from Highview Daisy and Ballybough Lass in the two feature races.
The first of the two pre-Christmas Wednesday night meetings was staged at Shelbourne and the race of the night was the first semi-final of the Barkingbuzz.ie A5 where the Francie Murray trained Graceland Sky (Taylors Sky/ Bonus) turned the race into a procession with a fine burst of early pace.
A high class performer all his career, the veteran performer Jaytee Dutch gained his 17th race victory when winning the opening heat of a Tri Distance event over 525 yards at Shelbourne on Thursday night.
The feature of Thursday’s action at Shelbourne was the final of the €2,250 A1 525 and Graham Holland was the man to follow yet again as he sent out brothers Macaroon Towser and Macaroon Cruz to finish first and second
There were two finals run at Shelbourne on Tuesday night and there was an amazing finish to the €1,600 DGOBA A3/4 Tri Distance where Rith Dubh came from last place at the third bend to win by a length.
Dream Mover stole the headlines at Shelbourne Park on Thursday night as he captured the final of the Boylesports A1 525 in tremendous fashion, posting a rapid 28.53 in the process.
There were a few smart puppies on show at Shelbourne on Thursday night where Jaytee Ruby and Ballyloughan Ivy won in the style of young racers that will pay to follow right through next season.