DOUBLES ALL ROUND AT YOUGHAL TRACK

Barry Drake

The kennels of Garrett Drumm, Old Blarney Road, and Kevin Barry, Killeagh both landed brilliant doubles on last night's program at Youghal track.


DOUBLES ALL ROUND IN LIMERICK AS HAZELHILL PRODUCES WONDERFUL RUN

Peter Farrell

Limerick warmed up nicely for Saturday nights ‘Con & Annie Kirby Memorial final’ with a treble of doubles for James McLaughlin, Pat Curtin and William O’Connell and it was the formers Hazelhill Wonder who produced the fastest run of the night.


WANNEROO A STAR FOR MARINA

Michael Fortune

Marina McKeown skipped out of Shelbourne Park on Thursday night after recording a magnificent double, headlined by Wanneroo who took the €1,000 Final of the Punters Pack A3 525 in a scarcely believable fourth fastest run of the year 28.17.


MATA REACHES PARADISE

Michael Fortune

Having only the third race of his career, Paradise Mata posted a special run at Shelbourne on Tuesday night when he won the second semi-final of an A5 sweepstake in a brilliant 28.66.


MIDAS HAS THE TOUCH IN SHELBOURNE THRILLER

Michael Fortune

Only four greyhounds went to traps in Thursday’s feature at Shelbourne Park, the final of the €2,000 Gain Open Unraced 525 but it produced a tremendous buckle between Coonough Dasher and the eventual winner Midas Fern (Droopys Cain/ Calzaghe Mags).


BELLA AGAIN IN FLYING APRIL FORM

Michael Fortune

Following her big run in the first round the Whitemill Syndicate owned Ketch Up Bella (Ballymac Vic/ Ketch Up Bell) produced another terrific effort when an easy winner of the opening second round heat in the April Stakes at Enniscorthy on Thursday.


POWERFUL MATTY DOES IT AGAIN FOR DRINAN

Barry Drake

Watch Out Matty (Sir Paddy-Jessie Joe) stole the show in Youghal on Wednesday night as the Mark Drinan owned and trained runner, Rathcormac, posted a brilliant 29.05 run to win race seven.


YOUGHAL RACER MCGREGOR ON THE MARK

Michael Fortune

Having done all his previous racing around Youghal the Nioclas and Padraig Walsh owned Seaview McGregor (Laughil Blake/ Seaview Mandy) travelled to Shelbourne for an S3/4 350 sweepstake and made an instant hit when winning the semi-final and final.


DOUBLES FOR KEHOE AND MOTHERWAY IN YOUGHAL

Barry Drake

The Thurles kennel of Derek Kehoe and Dungourney kennel of Stephen Motherway both recorded fine doubles on Wednesday's program at Youghal track.


GUILFOYLE DOMINATES HEANEY MEATS UNRACED AT LIMERICK

Peter Farrell

The feature races on last night’s extra Limerick card were the opening heats of the ‘Heaney Meats Opening Unraced 525’ and trainer Pat Guilfoyle looks be in possession of another two flying pups as he landed two of the four heat’s in dominant style.


JERRY’S FERN SETS STANDARD

Michael Fortune

A number of promising trackers were on show at a wet and windy Shelbourne on Thursday night, but it was Midas Fern that took the headlines by posting the fastest time in the semi-finals of the €2,000 Gain Open Unraced.


COCONUT MAINTAINS HIS WINNING SEQUENCE

Michael Fortune

Trained by Murt Leahy for Paul Finn, Coconut Bay (Good News/ Jaytee Osprey) continued his winning sequence as he landed the €1,000 A6/7 final at Shelbourne on Tuesday night.


PETER STEAD ON TREBLE FORM AT YOUGHAL TRACK

Barry Drake

Tallow-based trainer, Peter Stead, was on top-form in Youghal on Wednesday night, when he landed a superb treble.


JAYTEE A GENERAL FOR TURNER IN MEITHEAL DECIDER

Michael Fortune

Top race of the night at Shelbourne on Thursday was the final of the €1,500 Meitheal 2019 A3/4 and it resulted in a convincing victory for John Turner’s Jaytee General (Kinloch Brae/ Pennys Queen) as he made full use of his smart start to clock 28.85.


MAGICAL FIVE-TIMER FOR CLONMEL TRAINER KEVIN MCLEAN

Barry Drake

Trainer Kevin McLean had a night to remember in Youghal on Wednesday night as the Clonmel man landed a magical five-timer on the 12-race card.


BAREFOOT IN A RUSH IN SHELBOURNE UNRACED HEAT

Michael Fortune

Thursday’s card at Shelbourne featured eight heats of the Gain Open Unraced 525 and, while the times were overall a little disappointing, one suspects that the clock will speed up as the competition progresses.


TREBLE FOR DEREK KEHOE BUT TUCKEYS THE STAR AGAIN

Barry Drake

Tuckeys Charm (Laughil Blake-Tuckeys Timer) posted the performance of the night in Youghal on Wednesday night.


NIGHT TO REMEMBER FOR YOUNG TRAINER IAN MAGNIER

Barry Drake

The kennel of Sidney McCarthy and Ian Magnier, Fermoy, landed a superb double on Wednesday's program at Youghal track.


TREBLE FOR THE COFFEY’S AT LIMERICK

Peter Farrell

The highlight on last night’s Limerick’s SIS meeting was without doubt a treble for the ‘P and A Coffey Syndicate’ runners of ‘Carrigmore Pogba’, ‘Carrigmore Jet’ and ‘Fred Hates Buses’.


MARGARET’S BIG NIGHT AT SHELBOURNE

Michael Fortune

County Offaly trainer Margaret Bolton enjoyed a big night at Shelbourne on Thursday night as she scored a terrific 1-2 in the final of the €1,200 K-9-Eight A3 with Lapari Supreme and her half-sister Tourbo Spark while earlier in the evening Tourbo Flame flew around in 28.58 in winning a heat of the Gain Puppy & Sapling Stake.