ICONIC JOURNEY STARS IN CLONMEL NOVICE STAKE

Peter Farrell

An eleven race card at Clonmel Greyhound Stadium last night featured the final of the Punters Rest ON2 sweepstake as well the opening round heats of the Good News/Belles Direction @ Stud 525.


SCOTT FASTEST IN VALUABLE A3 525

Ian Fortune

Tom Lennon’s Lemon Scott was comfortably the fastest in the second round of the Kilkenny Track A3 525, dominating from the early yards to stop the clock in 29.03.


DRUMGEELY PRINCE STARS AT GALWAY

Peter Farrell

There was little doubt about who was the star of Galway’s one and only meeting this weekend as Drumgeely Prince broke his duck at the fifteenth attempt with a sparkling performance in race six.


A COMPLETE PERFORMANCE FROM CAVIES BUZZ

Peter Farrell

There were several eye-catching performances at Clonmel last night as a number of greyhounds dipped under the 29 second barrier. The star of the show however, was Cavies Buzz as he produced a polished front running performance to land the spoils.


BALLYBRAZIL GUN SHOOTS TO VICTORY

Peter Farrell

Sub 28.60 runs are few and far between at Clonmel track but there was a huge effort in the final race of the session on Friday night as the Jim Scully trained, Ballybrazil Gun flew around the suirside circuit.


HOLLAND HAT TRICK AT CLONMEL

Peter Farrell

There were three stand out performances of note on last night’s Clonmel card and they both hailed from the kennel of Graham Holland as Silverhill Karen, Newinn Squeeze and Romantic Rachel all dipped under twenty-nine seconds.


TROMORA LANDS THE PRIZE AT GALWAY

Peter Farrell

The highlight on last night’s Galway card was the final of the ‘Welcome Back To Sport A6/A7 525’ which offered a winning prize of €900.


HONEY BACK TO HIS BEST IN CLONMEL

Peter Farrell

Last night’s Clonmel card featured a greyhound who had drifted off the radar in recent months in the form of Herecomesdahoney but connections can have reason for optimism as the talented black recorded his first win in just shy of a year.


ANOTHER STAR DEBUTANT FROM THE GUILFOYLE KENNEL

Peter Farrell

Patrick Guilfoyle has sent out several impressive youths in recent weeks with Magical Silas springing to mind most recently at Limerick.


RIVERSIDE ANCHOR THE EYE CATCHER AT CLONMEL

Peter Farrell

Ballinakil Clare needs no introduction in terms of her exploits whilst on the track but it looks like she is also set to produce in the breeding paddocks based on Riverside Anchor’s performance last night at Clonmel.


MASSACHUSETTS TAKES FLIGHT AT GALWAY

Peter Farrell

Not for the first time in recent weeks the litter of ‘Good News - Tullovin Fire’ has hit the headlines and last night at Galway it was the turn of Massachusetts to steal the show with a powerful display in the final race of the night.


DOUBLES ALL ROUND AT CLONMEL

Peter Farrell

It was an all graded affair at Clonmel track last night and it proved a successful night for the kennels of Maria Kennedy and Declan Drohan who both recorded nice doubles.


OLD MAN BAKERY WITH WIN NUMBER 23

Ian Fortune

It was a warm, sticky evening at Shelbourne Park on Friday evening and, while there were a number of fine displays, the performance of Bakery Lane stood out as he took the feature, the €1,500 final of the Friends of Racing Veterans 525.


HOT SPICE THE GALWAY STANDOUT

Peter Farrell

Round two of the ‘Welcome Back To Sport A4/A5 525’ was the highlight on last night’s Galway card and there were a few standout performances of note with Own Spice the pick of those in the final heat of the night.


ABBY FASTEST IN GALWAY’S WELCOME STAKE

Peter Farrell

With an eventual winner’s purse of €2,000, the seven opening round heats of the ‘Welcome Back To Sport A4/A5 525’ were the main attraction to Galway stadium last night and Astro Abby took the honours of fastest opening round winner with a solid 28.95 effort in heat five.


RODDICK MAKES IT THREE WINS ON THE SPIN AT GALWAY

Peter Farrell

It was an all graded affair at Galway Greyhound Stadium last night as there was a ten race card on show. There were a number of eye-catching displays on the night with the pick being Caislean Roddick who made it three wins on the spin.


HENNESSY’S HQ HAT TRICK

Ian Fortune

The racing surface at Shelbourne Park was clearly in wonderful condition on Friday evening with each of the eight four bend race winners posting a career best effort, including a couple going a half second better than their previous best.


BALLYREGAN ALL THE RAGE AT GALWAY

Peter Farrell

It was an all graded affair at Galway stadium last night but there was a notable performance from a greyhound we are probably going to hear a lot about in the very near future.


BENGAL POUNCES TO REMAIN UNBEATEN

Ian Fortune

With the start of the Bar One Irish Sprint Cup just a week away Buttsys Bengal will be amongst the favourites for the competition despite his relative inexperience.


SOME FINE DISPLAYS AT HQ ON FRIDAY

Ian Fortune

There were some fine displays at Shelbourne Park on Friday night on a track that was clearly in fine order.


A SWEET DISPLAY FROM LOLLIPOP MAN

Peter Farrell

Fire Height Brid has made the headlines in the past for producing some top trackers and she looks to have turned out another in the form of Lollipop Man who was the star at Clonmel Greyhound stadium last night.


FLASHY PERFORMANCE FROM CLONEYOGAN

Peter Farrell

It was an all graded affair at Galway Greyhound Stadium last night where the star performance went to Cloneyogan Flash who made it two wins from two starts since the return to racing.


BENGAL POUNCES TO STAY UNBEATEN

Ian Fortune

There were some Irish Sprint Cup clues on offer at Dundalk on Friday evening with the best run of the night coming in the third race as Gerry Holian trained Buttsys Bengal making it four wins from four starts in facile fashion.


THOR A NAME TO REMEMBER

Ian Fortune

Catunda Thor produced the standout performance at Shelbourne Park on Friday night, racing clear of his rivals to win the A3 seventh race by a street.


FIRMINO & BALLYMAC SCORE IN STYLE AT CLONMEL

Peter Farrell

There were a few eye-catching open races on show last night at Clonmel Greyhound Stadium but the stars of the show were undoubtedly the Kieran Lynch trained Mustang Firmino who posted an outstanding 28.33 and Liam Dowlings Ballymac Kingdom who was only one spot behind in 28.34.


NITRO JET A SPRING STAR

Peter Farrell

After a brilliant 28.64 debut performance, the Graham Holland trained Nitro Jen followed up that win with a runaway victory in the final of the €700 to the winner, ‘Spring ON2 Unraced 525’ at Clonmel.


FINE DISPLAYS AT HQ

Ian Fortune

The doors may have been closed to the public, but Friday’s action at Shelbourne Park produced some fine displays.


PARADISE FOR PRINCE IN LEAHY MEMORIAL

Peter Farrell

With €900 up for grabs, the final of the ‘Maurice & John Leahy Memorial Novice 525’ was the feature event at Galway last night and anyone who took advantage of the ‘Barking Buzz’ app would have witnessed a terrific performance from Paradise Prince.


JEN & PEDRO THE STARS AT CLONMEL

Peter Farrell

Last night’s Clonmel card featured the start of two Novice stakes in the form of the ‘March ON3 525’ and the ‘Spring Unraced ON2 525’. Two greyhounds stood out in particular in the heats as Cushie Pedro and Nitro Jen both dipped comfortably under the 29 second barrier.


LEXI THE STAR ON A BUSY NIGHT OF FINALS AT CLONMEL

Peter Farrell

It was a busy night at Clonmel Greyhound Stadium last night as patrons were treated to four sweepstake finals which were filled with impressive performances.


BONZO THE TALKING DOG OF GALWAY

Peter Farrell

Patrons would have left Galway Greyhound Stadium with one greyhound on their lips last night as Bonzo Burko produced a sensational performance to land an A6 event in a brilliant calculated time of 28.62.


BOBBY BOUNCES OUT

Ian Fortune

The only final up for decision at Shelbourne Park on Friday was that of the A5 525 and Tom Egan’s Abbeyville Bobby (Abbeyville Tipp/ Abbeyville Pearl) made the most of a perfect draw on the fence to dominate.


WONDERFUL BERMUDA

Ian Fortune

The opening round of the Barking Buzz App A3 525 produced some superb racing at Shelbourne Park on Friday night with all four heats winners going well under the 29 second mark including the pace-setter Dromdoit Bermuda.


PETER & BLAKE IMPRESS AT CLONMEL

Peter Farrell

There were a series of impressive displays last night at Clonmel Greyhound Stadium but the stars of the show were Laughil Peter and Glavin Blake who both ran out with easy victories.


EARLY CHRISTMAS PRESENT FOR FAHY AT GALWAY

Peter Farrell

The final race meeting before Christmas took place at Galway Greyhound Stadium last night and it turned out to be a fruitful night’s work for local trainer, Martin Fahy as he notched a double with Knockdine Me Da and Gunner Robin.


POPULAR WINNER IN THE SHAPE OF ARDRATH ALFRED

Barry Drake

There was a very popular winner of Friday's closing race at Youghal track, with Adrath Albert winning the final of the Ned Flynn Memorial Unraced Stake, which carried a winner’s prize of €1,000.


MICHAELS DAISY TAKES HOME GALWAY GOLD

Peter Farrell

A double for the kennels of Michael Rafferty was the highlight on last night’s Galway card and this included the final of ‘The Rafferty Family A2/A3 550’ where Moanduff Daisey landed the spoils.