GIZMO AND FLORENCE WORTH FOLLOWING

Ian Fortune

It was a largely low-key affair at Shelbourne Park on Friday evening but a couple of displays stood out as both Florence Cake and Gizmo Smasher produced superb displays to enter the notebook.


REDZER SETS STRONG STANDARD IN SAVANA OPENER

Peter Farrell

It was the start of a busy weekend at Clonmel Greyhound Stadium last night as each of the nine races featured sweepstake action and one of the most impressive performances came from Redzer Ruinart in the opening heat of the Savana Open 750.


DOUBLES FOR MULLINS & FAHY AS DUDE IMPRESSES AT GALWAY

Peter Farrell

There were some fine performances on display at Galway Greyhound Stadium last night and the highlight on the card were doubles for the kennels of both Albert Mullins and Martin Fahy.


RONNIE LETS RIP AT HQ

Ian Fortune

Friday’s feature at Shelbourne Park was the final of the RCETS A2 525 and Catunda Ronnie produced a career best display to leave his rivals standing.


RAPID CLUAIN SETS HORSE & HOUND STANDARD

Peter Farrell

There were eight opening round heats of the Horse & Hound A3/A4 Guys & Dolls 525 down for decision at Clonmel Greyhound Stadium last night and it was Cluain Rapid who set the standard with a fine display in heat three.


TAYLOR LANDS KNOCKOUT BLOW AT THURLES

Peter Farrell

There were a number of quality performances on display as Thurles hosted their final meeting of 2021 last night but the star of the show was Taylor Kate as she made it back-to-back wins in brilliant style in race seven.


BIONIC BANDIT CONTINUES TO IMPRESS

Peter Farrell

One greyhound who is riding the crest of a wave at present is that of the Graham Campbell-owned Bionic Bandit and the October 19’ whelp sealed a three-timer at Clonmel Greyhound Stadium on Friday night.


LOTTO BEST OF ALL AT GALWAY

Peter Farrell

Sweepstake action was the order of play last night at Galway Greyhound Stadium and there were a number of impressive performances as the track gear up for a bumper night of finals next Thursday night.


IMPRESSIVE NOVICES ON DISPLAY AT CLONMEL

Peter Farrell

Clonmel hosted a ten race all-graded affair last night and there were a couple of really impressive performances from novice greyhounds as both Magical Richie and Aghaburren Tudor recorded emphatic victories.


JUNIOR QUICKEST ON NIGHT OF DOUBLES AT GALWAY

Peter Farrell

There were plenty of eye-catching performances at Galway greyhound stadium last night and the pick of those came from Lingrawn Honour and Magical Angel as both greyhounds won comfortably.


MALLOGS KING CLAIMS NOVEMBER UNRACED AT CLONMEL

Peter Farrell

The final of the November ON3 Unraced 525 was the highlight of last night’s Clonmel card and after winning on debut in impressive fashion, Mallogs King maintained his unbeaten record for Sean Drohan.


MALLOGS KING IMPRESSES ON DEBUT AT CLONMEL

Peter Farrell

There were some fine performances at Clonmel Greyhound Stadium last night as a number of greyhounds dipped under the twenty-nine second barrier.


NICKY THE DEADLY STAR AT A VIBRANT KILKENNY

Ian Fortune

Tom Kinane described the atmosphere at Kilkenny track on Friday as fantastic with a big crowd pouring through the stiles for “Ag Rásaíocht La Chéile”.


CARRAUNTOOHIL IN A THRILLER AT SHELBOURNE

Ian Fortune

Deadly Showtime may have been a red-hot favourite to land the Greyhounds Make Great Pets A2 525 but his kennel companion Carrauntoohil hadn’t read the script and he displayed massive back straight pace to get into contention before holding on in a thrilling finish.


YOHAN TAKES OFF AT KILKENNY

Ian Fortune

Billy Ramsbottom’s Lemon Yohan was again the standard bearer in the second round of the Deadly Kennels A2 at Kilkenny on Friday night, asserting on the opening turn in the first of the four heats to emerge a comfortable winner in a rapid 28.85.


ENTHUSIAST TAKES THE SHELBOURNE FEATURE

Ian Fortune

There was a wonderful finish to the valuable Lodgefield Kennels A3 525 at Shelbourne Park on Friday night with Enthusiast getting up in the dying yards to claim the €2,000 prize for Newry maestro Brendan Matthews.


YOHAN SETS A DEADLY STANDARD

Ian Fortune

Week after week, the Friday night racing at Kilkenny seems to offer the most competitive action and this week’s fare was no exception with the opening round of the Deadly Kennels A2 525 offering so much in terms of entertainment despite the wet conditions.


DROOPYS GOES SUPER-SONIC TO TAKE NEWBRIDGE FEATURE

Ian Fortune

There were some fine displays at Newbridge on Friday night but the feature saw Droopy Sonic produce an incredible finish to capture the feature, the final of the Newbridge Track Supporters Club A3/A4.


UPSETS APLENTY IN TOP-CLASS BITCH ACTION AT CLONMEL

Peter Farrell

After some sparkling action in the opening round of the Explosive Boy Unraced Bitch Stake at Clonmel Greyhound Stadium, the second round action continued last night and although there were plenty of shock defeats, the standard showed no signs of slipping.


RAHA QUICKEST IN LIAM BRUSSEL’S OPENER AT GALWAY

Peter Farrell

The opening round heats of the Liam Brussels Memorial A5 525 were the highlight of last night’s Galway card and it was Raha Princess who set the early standard as she landed heat two with a strong-running performance.


TOSSY FASTEST IN KILKENNY A3

Ian Fortune

The promising Lemon Tossy set the standard in the semi-finals of the Kilkenny Track A3 525 on Friday evening despite having to come from well of the pace in his heat.


LOHER LEE WINS IN STYLE FOR NOEL

Barry Drake

LOHER LEE, for the kennel of Noel O'Leary, delivered a career-best performance to run out a convincing winner of the K.G.O.B.A Stakes Final at Tralee on Friday night.


MESSI AND PERFECTO THE EYE-CATCHERS AT GALWAY

Peter Farrell

There were only nine races down for decision at Galway last night but there were no shortage of clinical performances with the likes of Planet Perfecto and Aulton Messi catching the eye in particular.


IVY AND VINNY ON TOP

Ian Fortune

Bit View Ivy was a wonderful winner of the feature, the final of the €2,200 grireland.ie A2 525.


NUMEN SETS STANDARD IN KILKENNY A3

Ian Fortune

Beaming Numen set a strong standard in the second round of the Kilkenny Track A3 525 on Friday night, posting a time some three lengths faster than the next quickest heat winner.


IDAHO POUNCES AT DUNDALK

Ian Fortune

The final of the Arthur Boyle Memorial was the feature at Dundalk on Friday evening and Monleek Idaho produced a power-packed effort into the third turn to assert in the 550yd contest.


MAGNIFICENT DISPLAY FROM MINOR DROOPY

Peter Farrell

Minor Droopy is fast becoming part of the furniture at Clonmel Greyhound Stadium and she produced yet another outstanding performance last night to win in an electric 28.29.


DIXIE & JETHRO THE HEADLINERS AT GALWAY

Peter Farrell

Galway was the scene for a number of excellent performances last night and not for the first time, it was Dixie and Brickhill Jethro who went best of all on the night.


CHACHUN FASTEST IN KILKENNY

Ian Fortune

The opening round of the valuable Kilkenny Track A3 525 may only have served as shadow boxing with very little separating the eight opening round winners on the clock.


NIGHT OF DOUBLES AT CLONMEL

Peter Farrell

Clonmel hosted a ten-race, all graded affair last night and it proved a fruitful night for both Kathryn Ryan and Graham Holland as the duo notched a double for their kennel on the card.


FLEETING ANGEL LANDS KILLEE TOWN UNRACED AT CLONMEL

Peter Farrell

The final of the Killee Town Unraced ON3 525 was the highlight on last night’s Clonmel card and it was the Declan Byrne-trained Fleeting Angel who ran out a comfortable winner of the €1,200 to the winner feature.


VANDERBILT SETS STANDARD AT KILKENNY

Ian Fortune

Vanderbilt took off at Kilkenny on Friday evening to play a starring role in the semi finals of the Jag Building Services & KGOBA A1 Derby.


SYRAH IMPRESSES IN KILLEE TOWN SEMIS AT CLONMEL

Peter Farrell

Last night saw the two semi finals of the Killee Town ON3 Unraced 525 take centre stage at Clonmel greyhound stadium and after an eye-catching debut win in the opening round, Fabulous Syrah maintained her unbeaten career start with another polished performance.


DIXIE GOES QUICKEST IN NIGHT OF 550’s AT GALWAY

Peter Farrell

There were no fewer than eight 550-yard contests on display at Galway greyhound stadium last night and not for the first time, Dixie proved too strong for her rivals as she made it five wins from seven career outings.


ALL ABOUT ZOOMEY BLAZE AT CLONMEL

Peter Farrell

There were a string of brilliant performances at Clonmel Greyhound Stadium last night but it was Zoomey Blaze who took the headlines after a sensational effort for trainer Maurice Organ.


EPIC MAKES THE HEADLINES WITH STUNNING PERFORMANCE

Peter Farrell

There is little doubt that Epic News has gone to another level in recent starts and after a brilliant 28.50 display at Curraheen Park, Maria Kennedy’s charge stepped it up once more as he recorded a stunning 28.39 at Clonmel Greyhound Stadium last night.


WHEELER DOUBLE THE HIGHLIGHT AT GALWAY

Peter Farrell

Galway hosted a ten-race card last night and the highlight of the session was a brilliant double for the kennel of Rachel Wheeler as both Midfield Deano and in particular Bricks Trump scored impressive victories.


SIX STRAIGHT WINS FOR EXCITING TALENT FEORA CHRIS

Barry Drake

FEORA CHRIS (Droopys Sydney-Feora Inish) made it six straight wins in the feature final at Tralee on Friday night.