ICE ON FIRE FUTURE IN DOUBT

Ian Fortune

UK greyhound racing was delivered a real blow following the news that Ice On Fire had sustained a gracilis in a routine gallop on Tuesday morning.


LUCKY AND CALL STAR AS OPENS RETURNS TO UK

Ian Fortune

Open racing only returned to the UK at the weekend with the former Francie Murray inmate Rob Roy winning the first official open post lockdown at Romford on Friday.


EXCITING AAYAMZA PAIR CORN CUCHULAINN BOUND

Ian Fortune

Mark Wallis, eleven times champion trainer in the UK, has long had an association with Karol Ramsbottom and the latter confirmed yesterday that he had taken hold of two inmates from Wallis’ Suffolk base with a crack at the Corn Cuchulainn in mind.


ACE A POTENTIAL STAR FOR HUTTON AND NATALEE

Ian Fortune

It’s not often we would report on a graded contest around Monmore, but we’ll make an exception for Signet Ace after he made a stunning debut at the Wolverhampton venue on Thursday afternoon.


HUTTON’S OAKS DOMINATION

Ian Fortune

Bull Run Byte provided Kevin Hutton with his latest British Oaks success at Swindon on Saturday evening as she asserted at the opening turn to make every remaining yard.


FIRE LEAVES RIVALS ICE COLD IN ECLIPSE DECIDER

Ian Fortune

Ice On Fire completed a procession through the Carling Eclipse at Nottingham on Monday night, effectively ending a non-existing debate on the fastest greyhound in the UK.


ICE ECLIPSES RIVALS

Ian Fortune

Ice On Fire was the standout performer at Nottingham on Monday night as he again displayed all his many qualities in storming to a facile success in the semi finals of the Eclipse.


SHOTGUN LIKE A BULLET IN JACKET

Michael Fortune

The warm favourite Shotgun Bullet duly obliged in the final of the Ladbrokes Golden Jacket at Crayford on Tuesday night, dominating throughout to see off the plucky Mrs Roo.


A NIGHT OF NIGHTS FOR KEOGH AND CO AT BRITISH AWARDS

The team of Brendan Keogh and his KSS Syndicate team, their tracker King Elvis and trainers Liz and Rab McNair swept the boards in the British Greyhound Awards which was staged in the Park Plaza.


OBAMA IS SECOND IN SUNDERLAND CLASSIC FINAL

Robert Gleeson had a reasonably successful visit to Sunderland on Tuesday where he had a finalist in both the major finals and saw Toolmaker Obama finish second in the William Hill Classic over 450 metres.


ASTUTE MISSILE SPRINGS A 28-1 ENGLISH DERBY FINAL UPSET

Irish born Seamus Cahill achieved a life’s ambition at Towcester tonight when he won the €175,000 Star Sports English Derby final with the rank outsider Astute Missile.