ARDNASOOL HOPING FOR MORE OF THE SAME IN 2019

Peter Farrell

19 February 2019

It is a rarity for a greyhound who has had only 12 career starts to be touted as one of Ireland's top dogs. However, leading sprinter ‘Ardnasool Jet’ certainly fell into that bracket after an incredible 2018 by anyone’s standards.


YOUGHAL TRACK SUPPORTERS AGM AT 8PM TUESDAY NIGHT

Barry Drake

19 February 2019

The Youghal Track Supporters Club will hold their annual AGM at Youghal track on Tuesday night.


LIMERICK OPEN ENTRIES REQUIRED

Peter Farrell

19 February 2019

Limerick RM Liam Kennedy has been in touch and requires entries for the following open races this coming Saturday, February 23rd.


ENTRIES ROLLING IN FOR BAR ONE IRISH SPRINT CUP

Michael Fortune

19 February 2019

The entries are beginning to roll in for Ireland’s classic sprint event at Dundalk, the Baroneracing.com Irish Sprint Cup.


BALE & CIAN THE LADBROKES EASTER CUP FAVOURITES

Michael Fortune

19 February 2019

Following the terrific action in the first round of the Ladbrokes Easter Cup last weekend Magical Bale and Slippy Cian have now been made the 5-1 joint favourites by the sponsors.


HORSE MEETINGS ON THE TOTE

19 February 2019

The list of horse meetings available on the Tote this week is:


DOUBLE FOR TINA COOKE IN SPARTA KENNELS OPEN UNRACED STAKE

Barry Drake

17 February 2019

The semi-finals of the Sparta Kennels open unraced stake were the feature races at Kilcohan Park on Saturday night, with the first two in each of the three heats progressing through to next week's final.


CABRA DOUBLES UP TO BLAST INTO LIMERICK FINAL

Peter Farrell

17 February 2019

The semi finals of the ‘Open Unraced 350’ and the ‘Blastoff Jet Open Unraced 525’ took precedence at LImerick last night with some eagerly anticipated greyhounds expected to follow up on last week’s impressive displays.


NUTTY BETH SETS CHAMPION BITCH STANDARD AT THURLES

Peter Farrell

17 February 2019

There was a fantastic card on show last night at Thurles Park with the feature being the first round heats of the ‘Red Mills /TSC Champion Bitch’ stake and the semi finals of the ‘Track Supporters Club Open Unraced 525’.


FAST FIT ACT AND GOD OF FIRE STANDOUT PERFORMERS IN ROUND TWO OF GAIN CUP

Barry Drake

17 February 2019

It was pretty much as expected in Saturday night's second round of the Gain Cup at Curraheen Park.


AN INCREDIBLE EIGHT FOR GRAHAM

Michael Fortune

17 February 2019

There was a real buzz at Shelbourne on Saturday night as the Ladbrokes Easter Cup kicked off and not for the first time Graham Holland dominated proceedings as he sent out five heats winners and an incredible eight winners in total.


TOWCESTER AIMING FOR GOLD IN JACKET

Michael Fortune

16 February 2019

Ireland’s hope of claiming a third Ladbrokes Golden Jacket remain alive following a superb semi final display from Towcester Story on Saturday afternoon as he made every inch to eventually dead-heat with reigning TV Trophy champ Savana Winner.


NEIL PREVAILS IN SIZZLING NEWBRIDGE FINAL

Michael Fortune

16 February 2019

Owned and trained by Paddy Kehoe, Forest Neil (Laughil Blake/ Droopys Elite) claimed victory in the €2,500 Sizzler Open Unraced Stake at Newbridge on Friday.


IZZY IN TOTAL COMMAND IN PAT DUNNE UNRACED FINAL

Michael Fortune

16 February 2019

Slaneyside Izzy didn’t go off the anticipated favourite in the final of the Pat Dunne Track Vet Unraced at Kilkenny with that position being occupied by Goldmine Lily.


DOWLING TREBLE IN OPENING ROUND OF GMHD.ie INSURANCES JUVENILE CLASSIC AT TRALEE

Barry Drake

16 February 2019

Local Kerry trainer Liam Dowling was in treble form in Tralee on Friday night as the 2019 GMHD.ie Insurances Juvenile Classic got off to a flying start.


SPICING UP HER LIFE - TREEL SPICE SETTLES INTO NEW LIFE AS FAMILY PET AFTER IRGT ASSISTS IN REHOMING

IGB

13 February 2019

Treel Spice, now known as Darcy to her new owners, was rehomed last year by the Irish Retired Greyhound Trust from her previous kennels in Roscrea to her new South Dublin home.


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.


ROLLING PICK 6 JACKPOT SET TO RETURN

12 February 2019

The Rolling Pick Six is back and will commence on Monday, February 18th with a €1,000 guarantee.


GALWAY ANNOUNCE VETERANS DERBY

Peter Farrell

7 February 2019

With much talk of the lack of veteran races available at present, Galway are pleased to announce the below stake.


65 YEARS AND COUNTING FOR LIMERICK TRAINER DENIS O MALLEY

IGB

4 February 2019

Limerick greyhound trainer Denis O Malley shows no signs of slowing down after more than 65 years in the industry.


WORKING GROUP ON PRIVATE TRIALS AT SHELBOURNE PARK

IGB

2 February 2019

The provision of trials at Shelbourne Park formed part of an agreement between the DGOBA and the Irish Greyhound Board in respect of the transfer of operations from the Harold’s Cross Greyhound Stadium to Shelbourne Park.


JOHNNY KELLY HALL OF FAME TRALEE

Barry Drake

1 February 2019

Tralee Track Honoued Johnny Kelly last week, and it was fitting that he is our first Hall of Fame recipient, after a career full of illustrious achievement and memories.


CON & ANNIE KIRBY MEMORIAL FAST APPROACHING

Peter Farrell

28 January 2019

Firmly established as one of the leading feature events on the Irish Greyhound racing calendar, the 7th running of the ‘Con & Annie Kirby Memorial 525’ will commence at Limerick stadium on Saturday, 24th March.


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.