PERFECT TIMING FOR HOUR IN THURLES 570 DECIDER

Peter Farrell

With €1,400 up for grabs to the winner, the final of the ‘Thurles Sale A3/A4 570’ was the main attraction to a rain soaked Thurles Park and it was John O’Neill’s youngster, Down An Hour who landed the spoils.


VETERAN WIN FOR WRITTEN AS KNIGHT IMPRESSES AT LIMERICK

Peter Farrell

Clearly Written has been an ever present on the Limerick winner’s podium over the past number of years and despite entering veteran status last month, the Denis P O’Malley trained black is showing no signs of any decrease in ability as he landed his 14th career win last night.


20 NOT OUT FOR BOYHERO AS CHUBBYS OUTLINES POTENTIAL

Peter Farrell

After holding the final sales auction of 2019 earlier in the day, Thurles Park hosted a ten race card last night with the semi finals of the ‘Thurles Sales A3/A4 570’ sweepstake among the highlights.


JET FASTEST AS ROCHE NOTCHES DOUBLE AT LIMERICK

Peter Farrell

A week has passed since the final of the ‘Irish St. Leger’ at Limerick Greyhound Stadium and on last night’s ten race affair it was the Rachel Wheeler trained, Southwood Jet who broke his duck in style and take the honours of fastest time of the night.


ANOTHER MAGNIFICENT PERFORMANCE FROM FLEETWOOD CON

Barry Drake

THE four second-round heats of the Cork GOBA Past Presidents A3 Stake were completed on Saturday night's program at Curraheen Park.


THREE ON THE BOUNCE FOR BRADY

Barry Drake

Knockane Brady came out on top on Saturday night's feature at Tralee track, the valuable final of the Steve Kennedy Memorial A5, which carried a winner’s prize of €1,450.


VIC EDGES OUT ALI IN THURLES UNRACED FINALE

Peter Farrell

The highlight on last night’s Thurles Park card was the final of the ‘Track Supporters ON2/ON3 Unraced’ and it resulted in a grandstand finish with Curious Vic edging out the persistent Get Up Ali to claim the €1,200 top prize.


STRONG WINNING RUN FROM JET STREAM PRIDE

Barry Drake

JET STREAM PRIDE (Forest Con-Droopys Elite) delivered a really strong performance to take Saturday's feature at Waterford track, the final of the €1,150 Retired Greyhound Trust Unraced Stake.


IN-FORM TRAINER JOHNNY LINEHAN TAKES FEATURE WITH BRAVE SATIN GEM

Barry Drake

THERE were 11 races down for decision on Saturday night's program at Curraheen Park, with the final of the €1,700 O'Leary's Driving School A1 525-yard stake the feature on the card.


ANOTHER WINNING TREBLE FOR TRAINER JOHNNY LINEHAN

Barry Drake

The two semi-finals of the O'Learys Driving School A1 525 were the main attraction at Curraheen Park Greyhound Stadium on Saturday night.


ABIGAIL LANDS 25/1 SUCCESS IN PAT LEE MEMORIAL

Peter Farrell

The final of the €900 to the winner ‘Pat Lee Memorial A4/A5 525’ was the highlight on last night’s Thurles Park card and a shock was on the cards as 25/1 outsider, Abigails Party landed the spoils for trainer, Kim Taylor.


LAUGHIL JOSH MAKES WINNING RETURN TO LIMERICK

Peter Farrell

Just as he did on his last visit to Limerick, Laughil Josh made every post a winning one on his return to Dock Road as he put to bed a luckless passage last time out at HQ.


THE HOMEGROWN APOLLO LANDS SKYWALKER PUMA STAKE AT THURLES PARK

Peter Farrell

On a night where three finals were down for decision at Thurles Park, it was Hillroad Apollo who claimed the €1,400 to the winner ‘Skywalker Puma @ Stud A2 570’ with a trap to line victory.


BORNA JODY THE STANDOUT PERFORMER AT THURLES PARK

Peter Farrell

Thurles Park finally got back to racing action last night after a two week break and it was the Michelle Dwan owned Borna Jody who was the standout performer on the night.


ORLANDO ROMPS TO LIMERICK & CLARE GOBA SUCCESS

Peter Farrell

The feature event on last night’s Limerick card was the final of Limerick & Clare GOBA A4 525 and it was the Breda Hayes owned Orlando Aidan who landed the spoils in comfortable fashion.


CLORANE AND FALCON LAND LIMERICK FINALS

Peter Farrell

There were two finals up for grabs at Limerick stadium last night as Anhid Falcon landed the ‘Novice 525’ while Clorane Cross claimed the ‘Limerick & Clare GOBA 525’.


BIG EARLY GEARS FROM LUBAGH KIRSTY IN CURRAHEEN FEATURE

While the final of the BoyleSports Irish Greyhound Derby took centre stage on Saturday night, Lubagh Kirsty (Azza Azza Azza-Cructa Jet) was on top form below in Curraheen Park.


MINNIE MOTORS TO SET THE PACE IN BUMBLEBEE OPENER

Peter Farrell

Kindly sponsored by local owner Paddy Burke, the four opening round heats of the ‘Bumblebee A1/A2 Tri-Distance’ got underway at Galway stadium last night and although all four heats were won in excellent style, it was Kevin Connolly’s Caislean Minnie who set the standard in heat three.


KEVINSFORT TIGER ROARS TO UNRACED SUCCESS AT THURLES

Peter Farrell

Owned by Peadar Kinane, April 18’ whelp Kevinsfort Tiger was flagged up late week as a potential star after a 28.91 debut victory around the tough Thurles Park circuit and that form was franked with a dominating display in the final of the ‘Track Supporters Club Unraced 525’ last night.


DEAD HEAT DRAMA IN BORNA FEATURE AT THURLES

A huge crowd descended into Thurles Park for the Golden Vale Hunt benefit night and they were treated to a brilliant nights racing were the feature event was the final of the ‘Borna Kennels A4/A5 525’, worth €905 to the winner.


KATE STARS TO LAND THURLES TRACK SUPPORTERS 570

Peter Farrell

With €1,200 to the winner, the ‘Thurles Track Supporters 570’ was the feature race at the Tipperary circuit last night and it resulted in the judge being called into action after a frantic finish.


GAMBLE PAYS OFF FOR COUSINS IN LIMERICK UNRACED

Peter Farrell

There was an upset in the final of the ‘Greyhounds As Pets Unraced’ at Limerick last night as Cousins Gamble lowered the colours of the 4/6 favourite Magical Carson to land the €600 main event.


LINEHAN'S REGATTA FAR TOO GOOD IN CURRAHEEN'S CLOSING RACE

Barry Drake

Cork trainer Johnny Linehan enjoyed a fine weekend with Droopys Pension winning his opening round of the BoyleSports Irish Greyhound Derby on Friday night and Droopys Legend also progressed on Saturday night.


TASTY DEBUT FROM TREAT

Ian Fortune

While Ireland’s best were in action at Shelbourne Park in the Boylesports Derby, George Hamill was unleashing a couple of potential stars in the opening round of the ON2 Unraced 400 at Dundalk on Saturday evening.


BOYHERO BACK TO HIS BEST AT THURLES PARK

Peter Farrell

With the 2019 Tipperary Cup dominating the past few weeks at Thurles Park, patrons in attendance at the track were still rewarded with some excellent performances on display from a number of runners.


NO SHORTAGE OF QUALITY ON SHOW AT LIFFORD

Peter Farrell

The talent acquisition at Lifford showed that it still had plenty to offer in terms of quality with a series of eye catching clocks at the North-West venue last night.


FANTASY RAF LANDS GALWAY UNRACED

Peter Farrell

After opening his account with a fine 29.17 effort last week, the Frank Seery trained Fantasy Raf dug deep last night at Galway to land the €750 to the winner ‘Galway Race Week Unraced 525’.


MEMORABLE DOUBLE FOR TRAINER JOHN QUINN AND OWNER JOHN JOYCE

Barry Drake

Trainer John Quinn and owner John Joyce enjoyed a wonderful night at Curraheen Park on Saturday night as connections landed an excellent double with litter siblings Tilly Blue and Tilly Dad.


LIFE’S A BEACH FOR LEVANTE

Ian Fortune

There was a superb display in the final of the Dundalk Stadium 0N2 Unraced final on Saturday night with Levanta Beach coming home clear in the style of one with a bright future.


CROARKIN AND WHITE NOTCH DOUBLES AT LIFFORD

Peter Farrell

There was just the nine races on show at Lifford last night but it didn’t subtract from the quality as there were some strong clocks on displays as well as doubles for the kennels of Vera Croarkin and Ray White on the night.


TIGER REEF IS DERBY BOUND AFTER SMART WINNING RUN

Barry Drake

Tiger Reef (Romeo Recruit-Ballyhealy Hawk) showed great early pace when putting on another fine display in Waterford on Saturday night.


BADMINTON DONAL SERVES UP A TREAT IN JAMES HORAN OPENER AT GALWAY

Peter Farrell

Following on from last night’s Corrib Plate, Galway hosted the first round heats of the €5000 to the winner ‘James Horan Memorial A3/A4 525’ and patrons were treated to quite a night as Badminton Donal delivered on his early promise to record the fastest time of the night and cement his spot as a leading hope to scoop the outright prize.


HOT CONFLICT LANDS DEADLY UNRACED AS BUSY BOOKS DERBY SPOT AT LIMERICK

Peter Farrell

There was an action packed card on show at Limerick stadium last night where the final of the ‘Deadly Kennels Unraced ON3 525’ was down for decision as well as the ‘Boylesports Irish Greyhound Derby Trial Stake’ and there were two very worthy winners of each respective event.


OH BOY COMES HOME ALONE IN WATERFORD FEATURE

Barry Drake

Oh Boy (Droopys Scolari-Hey Delilah) ran out a most impressive of the €1,100 IGB.IE Unraced stake at Waterford track on Saturday night.


DO IT QUICK LANDS THE LIFFORD FEATURE AS TAHINA NOTCHES ANOTHER TREBLE

Peter Farrell

There were two finals down for decision in the North West last night with the feature being the final of the ‘Track Bookmakers A4/A5 525’ worth €650 to the winner and the local kennel of Ray White landed the spoils with a game success with Do It Quick.