ALL DERBY SAMPLES TEST NEGATIVE FOR BANNED SUBSTANCES

ALL DERBY SAMPLES TEST NEGATIVE FOR BANNED SUBSTANCES

The Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) can confirm that that all tests on greyhounds involved in the 2019 Boylesports Irish Greyhound Derby have proved negative for banned substances.

174 samples were obtained throughout the various stages from the first round to the quarter finals between August 16 and September 7.

A further 35 samples were obtained between the semi-final and final stages. All greyhounds involved in the semi-finals and final of the competition were subject to testing both outside of competition and on race night.