SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN...

Barry Drake

10 December 2018

Friends of Cork Greyhounds are having a Christmas Party and you're invited!


SAGA AGAIN SETS THE NIGHT’S PACE IN GAIN OAKS HEAT

Michael Fortune

9 December 2018

The elements weren’t the very best at Shelbourne on Saturday night but the standard of racing was of the highest order as the stars went through their paces in the heats of the Comerford Cakes Puppy Stake and the Gain Christmas Oaks.


ANOTHER REMARKABLE PERFORMANCE FROM SKYWALKER LOGAN

Barry Drake

9 December 2018

Once again, the Patrick Guilfoyle-trained Skywalker Logan (Tarsna Havana-Sizzling Sarah) was the star performer in Curraheen Park on Saturday night as the 4-9 favourite powered to another wide margin victory in heat four of the John Slyne Memorial Open 575 yard stake.


WINNERS OF 2018 IRISH GREYHOUND REVIEW

8 December 2018

The winners of the 2019 Irish Greyhound Review have been named and they are:


HIGH CLASS PUPPY ON AUCTION AT BIG KILKENNY MEETING

Michael Fortune

8 December 2018

Greyhound auctions at fundraisers have become very popular at some tracks but rarely will such a high class puppy be auctioned that at the Carlow Kilkenny Homecare team fundraiser at Kilkenny on Friday next, December 14th.


FR DALTON FUNERAL PLANS

8 December 2018

The remains of the late Fr Bryan Dalton will arrive in Ireland over the weekend and will be reposing at the Gleasure Funeral Home in Greenville, Listowel from 5 to 7pm on Wednesday, December 12th.


DOWLINGS CHESPIRITO QUICKEST ON THE CLOCK BUT CORK TRAINER LYNCH STILL IN THE HUNT FOR KINGDOM GLORY

Barry Drake

8 December 2018

CHESPIRITO (Vulturi-Coolavanny Angie) recorded the quickest time in Friday night's quarter-finals of the 2018 Tilemaster Kingdom Derby at Tralee.


DUAL TRACK WINS FOR WRATHCHILD

Peter Farrell

8 December 2018

The Paul Pardy owned brood ‘Wrathchild’ had double representation last night with offspring running at LIMERICK and GALWAY and both galloping to success in their respective races.


BEAUTY EQUALS HER OWN CLOCK IN MARATHON

Michael Fortune

7 December 2018

After smashing the track record a week earlier in the opening round of the €6,000 Best Car Parks marathon at Shelbourne Park, Gary Loughnane’s brilliant stayer incredibly equalled her own clock on Friday when posting a sensational 58.34 on her way to a most dominant victory in the second semi-final.


CLONMEL RACING REMINDER

Peter Farrell

7 December 2018

A gentle reminder for owners, trainers and patrons alike that Clonmel will be racing the next two Saturday nights. THESE BEING THE 8TH DECEMBER AND THE 15TH DECEMBER.


DERBY HERO SIM HAS A BRIEF SPELL AT STUD

Michael Fortune

7 December 2018

Eamon Cleary reports that that his BoyleSports Derby champion Ballyanne Sim has joined Sean Bourke’s Newpark Stud team for a brief spell.


SAVANA ANOTHER THURLES BARGAIN BUY

Michael Fortune

7 December 2018

It has been quite a year for the Thurles Sales with Derby winner Ballyanne Sim and Juvenile Derby winner Balline Kyle having passed through the bench at the venue.


IRELAND'S FITTEST FAMILY CONTESTANTS TASTE VICTORY AT LIMERICK GREYHOUND STADIUM

IGB

6 December 2018

Chris Peanuts, owned by the High Rollers Syndicate headed by Jonah Lawlor, from Shangolden in Co. Limerick, won on her first outing last Saturday.


STRONG SALES AUCTION AT THURLES

Peter Farrell

6 December 2018

The final sales auction of 2018 took place at Thurles Park in late November and it proved to be a very popular one with buyers forking out almost €80,000 in total over the course of the day.


CONSULTATION ON AMENDMENTS TO THE RACING REGULATIONS & GRADING RULES

IGB

5 December 2018

This is a public consultation and Bord na gCon seeks views from those involved in the greyhound industry on practicalities of implementing suggested amendment to the regulations and grading rules as outlined in the submission tendered. The consultation period will run for a four week period to 3rd January 2019.


HORSE MEETINGS AVAILABLE ON THE TOTE

4 December 2018

The Horse Meetings available for betting on the Tote for the next few days are:


BRYAN DALTON – A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS

2 December 2018

A void was left in the greyhound world on Friday night when Fr Bryan Dalton was taken from our midst.


COOL DISPLAY FROM MAURA AT CLONMEL AS ‘BRID’ CONTINUES TO PRODUCE

Peter Farrell

1 December 2018

Most greyhound enthusiasts will be familiar with the exploits of the top tracker ‘Cash is King’. This dog burst onto the scene winning his first three races and later that year claimed the ‘Larry O’Rourke Produce stakes’ final at Clonmel.


THE 100 CLUB AT TRALEE

Barry Drake

29 November 2018

The Kingdom Greyhound Stadium launched it’s “100 Club” in recognition of the number of greyhounds now racing 100 races.


EARLY MORNING RACING TO BEGIN IN WATERFORD AND KILKENNY

IGB

28 November 2018

Early risers in Kilkenny and Waterford will now be able to enjoy morning greyhound racing with new fixtures announced by the Irish Greyhound Board.


LONGFORD CLOSING FOR IMPROVEMENTS

Michael Fortune

28 November 2018

Longford Track will close for racing for the month of December but the track will re-open for business at the start January.


KGOBA AND KGS SUPPORTERS CLUB TEAM UP FOR CHRISTMAS A3 SWEEP AT TRALEE

Barry Drake

27 November 2018

KGOBA and KGS Supporters Club team up for Christmas A3 Sweep at Tralee.


CARLOW KILKENNY HOMECARE FUNDRAISER

Michael Fortune

14 November 2018

The Carlow Kilkenny Homecare Team are running a fundraiser at Kilkenny Greyhound Track on Friday December 14th.


LIMERICK GREYHOUND SUPPORTERS TO BE REWARDED AS LOYALTY PROGRAMME ROLLED OUT BY IGB

IGB

6 November 2018

Limerick greyhound racing supporters are set to be rewarded with the launch of a new loyalty programme at Limerick Greyhound Stadium this Thursday.


BIG AWARD FOR THE KINGDOM GREYHOUND STADIUM

Barry Drake

22 October 2018

We are delighted to announce that the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium, Tralee, won the tourism award at the Kerryman newspaper sponsored business awards in Ballygarry House on Friday night.


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.


AMBITIOUS PLAN FOR IGB/ RUGBY DEVELOPMENT IN GALWAY

Michael Fortune

9 October 2018

Connacht Rugby yesterday unveiled their latest development plan for Galway’s Sportsground which they share with the Irish Greyhound Board.