The 2019 Greyhound Awards, kindly sponsored by Kingdom Greyhound Stadium Supporters Club and the Kerry Owners & Breeders Association will take place at the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium this Saturday night, January 18th.
Awards will be presented to winners of the following categories:
DOG OF THE YEAR
Anascaul Blackie, owned by Paddy Ferriter o Anascaul with 13 wins from 38 races
BITCH OF THE YEAR
Tokenfire Abbie, owned by Seamus Cooper of Rathmore with 11 wins from 22 races
OWNER OF THE YEAR
Donal G. O’Mahony from Millstreet with 89 wins from 432 races
PUBLIC TRAINER OF THE YEAR
Patrick O’Connor from Tarbert with 64 wins from 271 races
PRIVATE TRAINER OF THE YEAR
Gerard Dowling from Listowel with 57 wins from 262 races
Also being announced on the night will be the Hall of Fame award winner, which commenced last year and proved to be a very popular award with local trainer Johnny Kelly being last year’s recipient.
Saturday night’s 10 race program will also contain a number of mini sweep finals and races kindly sponsored by the KGOBA and KGSSC and complimentary finger food will be provided on the night. First race at 7.44 pm.
Pictured getting ready for this Saturday night’s 2019 Awards at the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium are Murt Murphy, Chairman KGSSC; Cash Is King; Brendan Maunsell, Chairman KGOBA & Declan Dowling, Sales & Operations Manager KGS