Trials & COVID-19 Protocols

Official Trials are run in line with the latest HSE and Government guidelines around COVID-19. These changes impact who can attend trials and racing, what you can bring with you and how to behave when your at your local stadium. 

Please ensure you are fully familiar with the Owner & Trainer protocols and procedures, visit our COVID-19 Help Page

Read the Protocol document carefully in advance of travelling to attend a Stadium for the purposes of trialling/racing a greyhound. It is imperative there is an acceptance of these measures by all, in addition to full compliance with the instructions of Racing/Security Officials present at Stadia.

Owners and Trainers are requested to bring their own muzzles and trap sheets when attending an Official Trial Session.

Trial Schedules

Please check below schedule for details on how to book. 

Official Trial Schedule from Monday 9th November 2020

Trials may be subject to change for operational reasons

Weekly Official Trial Schedules:

 

Weekly Official Trial Schedules:

 

Track

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Clonmel

 

 

 

 

10am – 11.30am

Post Racing

 

Curraheen Park

(Cork)

 

 

10am – 12pm

 

 

Post Racing

 

Dundalk

 

 

 

 

9.30am -10.30am

 

 

Enniscorthy

 

5.30pm – 6.15pm

(race nights only)

 

 

 

 

 

Galway

 

 

 

10.30am – 11.30am

 

 

 

4.30pm – 5.30pm

Kilkenny

 

 

 

11.30am – 1.15pm

 

5.30pm – 6.15pm

 

Limerick

 

 

 

9.30am – 11.15am

Post Racing

 

 

Mullingar

 

 

10.00am -12.00pm

 

 

 

 

Newbridge

 

 

 

 

 

10am – 11.30am

 

Shelbourne Park

 

 

5pm – 6pm

 

 

5pm – 6pm

5pm – 6pm

Thurles

 

3.30pm – 5.00pm

 

 

 

 

 

Kingdom Greyhound Stadium

(Tralee)

 

9.30am – 12.30pm

 

Post Racing

 

 

 

 

Kilcohan Park Greyhound Stadium

(Waterford)

 

5.30pm – 6pm

 

11am – 12.30pm

 

 

Youghal

Post Racing

 

 

Post Racing

 

 

 

How to book a Trial

All Official Trials are strictly by appointment only and there will be no exceptions.

Please note that the GRI operates a cashless system and all payments for trials and entry fees must be made by way of Debit/Credit Card.  

Trials may be booked either online via the GRI website at grireland.ie/booktrials or by Email, Text or Telephone with contact details for tracks as follows:

Track

Email

Telephone or Text

Clonmel

cmltrack@gmail.com

0526183334

Curraheen Park

brian.collins@grireland.ie

061448091 or 061448073

Dundalk

paddy.farrington@grireland.ie

0876682690

Enniscorthy

bridget.whealan.enniscorthytrack@gmail.com

0872894323 or 0539233172

Galway

oliver.hester@grireland.ie

061448076 & 0872770969

Kilkenny

tom.kinane@grireland.ie

0567721214

Limerick

james.murray@grireland.ie

0858797575

Mullingar

orlaith.farrelly@grireland.ie

0868607636 or 06144806

Newbridge

joyce.black@grireland.ie

0858050419

Shelbourne Park

michael.dempsey@grireland.ie

0851484848 & 0862716412

Thurles

thurlesgreyhoundstadium@gmail.com

050421003

Tralee

kieran.casey@grireland.ie

061448056

Waterford

daniel.creech@grireland.ie

0858748080 or 061448062

Youghal

john.mcgrath@grireland.ie

061-448052

Please note

Owners and Trainers who book Official Trials via email/telephone/text will receive an acknowledgement of the receipt of the Official Trial booking and the time of the Official Trial being allocated to the owner or trainer will be confirmed by the Racing Office of the relevant Greyhound Stadium.

Owners and Trainers should not assume an Official Trial has been booked by sending an email, text message or leaving a voice message. Confirmation from the Racing Office must have been received following the email/text/voice message.

Should an Owner or Trainer have any difficulty in booking a trial online, support is available is available at ithelpdesk@grireland.ie or 061-448099.