Talking Dogs Stories April 2022


SHELBOURNE PARK TRIAL RESULTS, SATURDAY 30/04/2022

IGB

1 May 2022

Shelbourne Park Trial Results, Saturday 30/04/2022:


TWO SECONDS FOR HENNESSY’S TOWCESTER TEAM

Ian Fortune

30 April 2022

Both Barefoot Supremo and Hello Hammond ran very well at Towcester on Friday evening as they continued their preparations for the Star Sports/ TRC English Derby but both ran into a good winner in their respective trial stakes.


PADDY JOINS SEAMUS FOR TOWCESTER TILT

Ian Fortune

30 April 2022

We were caught a little off guard on Friday evening when the name of Fast Fit Paddy appeared on the results sheet from Towcester’s Friday evening trial session.


MCKENNA HAPPY WITH BORDER TRIAL AND SUSIE IS “FINE”

Ian Fortune

30 April 2022

Susie Sapphire may not be travelling to the UK for a crack at the Star Sports/ TRC English Derby but her kennel companion Ballymore Border will be doing so.


BRAVE MAGLASS LANDS FEATURE AT SHELBOURNE

Ian Fortune

30 April 2022

After showing glimpses of real promise in previous outings, Maglass Brave took Friday’s feature at Shelbourne Park in real style.


LINFORD HITS THE BULLSEYE IN SORLEY O’DORNAN FEATURE

Peter Farrell

30 April 2022

The final of the €1,500 to the winner Sorley O’Dornan Memorial A5/A6 525 featured on last night’s Clonmel card and it went the way of the favourite as Moanteen Linford produced a strong finish to land the spoils in style.


DROMBEG DOUBLE THE HIGHLIGHT AT GALWAY

Peter Farrell

30 April 2022

Galway hosted a nine-race all graded affair last night and it proved another successful night for Evan McAuliffe as he recorded a double with Drombeg Snowy and Drombeg Glory both landing their respective contests.


TULLIG CYRNAME THE STAR OF THE SHOW IN THE OPENING ROUND OF THE LEE STRAND 550

Barry Drake

30 April 2022

TULLIG CYRNAME (Droopys Sydney-Hail Cleopatra) was the star of the show in the opening round of the Lee Strand 550 at Tralee Greyhound Stadium on Friday night.


SHELBOURNE PARK TRIAL RESULTS, FRIDAY 29/04/2022

GRI

29 April 2022

Shelbourne Park Trial Results, Friday 29/04/2022:


YOUGHAL SALES UPDATE - SATURDAY MAY 14TH

Barry Drake

29 April 2022

Youghal track will hold a sale on Saturday May the 14th. Previous sales at the seaside venue have proved popular and entries are currently coming along nicely.


SHELBOURNE PARK TRIAL RESULTS, THURSDAY 28/04/2022

GRI

28 April 2022

Shelbourne Park Trial Results, Thursday 28/04/2022:


REX NOT AMONGST HOLLAND’S TOWCESTER TEAM

Ian Fortune

28 April 2022

Graham Holland is Towcester bound.


ENNISCORTHY WELCOME OUR UKRAINIAN FRIENDS

Ian Fortune

28 April 2022

It was heartwarming to see some of the images on social media from Enniscorthy track on Monday night as they welcomed a number of Ukrainian visitors to the sunny south east.


TALKING KIRBY EPISODE 5 THE FINAL MONDAY 25TH APRIL

GRI

25 April 2022

Swords Rex added his name to the Con and Annie Kirby Memorial Roll of Honour when he ran home a convincing winner of the 2022 competition in Limerick Greyhound Stadium on Friday. For the final time this year, join Ian Fortune, Tommy Lyons and Barry Drake as they talk all things Con & Annie Kirby Memorial plus a look at the Puppy Oaks Final in Shelbourne Park and more.


VIDEO: 2022 CON AND ANNIE KIRBY MEMORIAL FINAL

GRI

25 April 2022

On Friday night, 22nd April, Swords Rex claimed the €80,000 first prize in the Con and Annie Kirby Memorial Final for owner Barbara Lowndes and trainer Graham Holland and the Riverside Kennels team. Nominated LimerickGAA club Pallasgreen also received a wonderful €10,000 courtesy of sponsors JP & Noreen McManus. Join Rob Catterson and Mal Keaveney in Limerick Greyhound Stadium to look back at a wonderful night.


MARY’S MAGICAL DISPLAY IN CESAREWITCH

Ian Fortune

25 April 2022

The opening round of the RPGTV Irish Cesarewitch provided real entertainment on Sunday afternoon with a predictable mix of superb displays and shock results.


BARRY FASTEST OF O’DONOVAN TRIO AT TOWCESTER

Ian Fortune

25 April 2022

Skywalker Barry went fastest of Michael O’Donovan’s runners to trial at Towcester on Sunday afternoon.


SCOOBY TOWCESTER BOUND

Ian Fortune

25 April 2022

National Puppy Stake winner and Con & Annie Kirby Memorial finalist Scooby Prince journeyed to the UK this morning with a view to challenging for more major honours in the Star Sports/ TRC English Derby.


PRODUCTIVE MEETING BODES WELL FOR CLONMEL

Ian Fortune

25 April 2022

Those that journeyed to the Hotel Minella last Thursday left with optimism about the future of Clonmel following some open and frank discussions about the future of the track and the direction in which things are going.


LIAM’S SNAZZY TOO SHARP IN PUPPY OAKS

Ian Fortune

24 April 2022

Liam Dowling had a night to remember at HQ on Saturday night as he not only captured the Suncroft Festival Puppy Oaks with the talented Ballymac Snazzy but also recorded a tremendous hat trick care of Ballymac Ben and Ballymac Whispa.


A WONDERFUL FOUR TIMER FOR COOLBOY RUSTY

Barry Drake

24 April 2022

Owned and trained by Eric Prestage, Coolboy Rusty completed a wonderful four-timer when winning the final of the €2,800 to the winner John & Mary Killeacle Dowling Memorial A1 570 at Tralee on Saturday night.


SHELBOURNE PARK TRIAL RESULTS, SATURDAY 23/04/2022

GRI

23 April 2022

Shelbourne Park Trial Results, Saturday 23/04/2022:


SWORDS REX MAKES ALL TO LAND THE 2022 CON & ANNIE KIRBY MEMORIAL

Peter Farrell

23 April 2022

After four weeks of exhilarating action, the final of the 2022 Con & Annie Kirby Memorial took centre stage last night at Limerick Greyhound Stadium and it was Swords Rex who blitzed the field to land the richest Juvenile event in the world.


MONEYBAGS TAKES THE CASH

Ian Fortune

23 April 2022

Flaminmoneybags is quickly turning into the ideal syndicate greyhound.


TASTY RUN FROM BISTRO

Ian Fortune

23 April 2022

The final of the Blackstone Kennels A2 was the feature of Friday’s action at Kilkenny and the €2,000 to the winner contest provide a remarkable finish with the first five home separated by less than two lengths.


HENNESSY’S SUPREMO MOVES WELL AT TOWCESTER

Ian Fortune

23 April 2022

Paul Hennessy began his preparations for another crack at the Star Sports & TRC English Derby on Friday evening when trialing his three-strong team.


YOUGHAL TRACK NEWS

Barry Drake

23 April 2022

NEW SIS START TIMES FOR YOUGHAL (TRIAL RUN)


GLOSS QUICKEST IN O’DORNAN MEMORIAL AT CLONMEL

Peter Farrell

23 April 2022

The semi finals of the Sorley O’Dornan Memorial A5/A5 525 were the feature races at Clonmel Greyhound Stadium last night and it was Cloncunny Gloss who set the bar as she went the quicker of the two semi finals on offer.


2022 CON AND ANNIE KIRBY MEMORIAL FINAL VIRTUAL RACE PROGRAMME

GRI

22 April 2022

The 2022 Con & Annie Kirby Memorial Final will take place on Friday 22nd April at Limerick Greyhound Stadium. View your free virtual race programme now to study the race form, see the pictures and read the story of the competition and read about the event before the night. You can also use it to follow the action if you're watching from home with Barking Buzz or RPGTV.


SHELBOURNE 600 THIRD SANTY JOINS CAHILL

Ian Fortune

22 April 2022

After producing a stunning career best effort in third in the Shelbourne Open 600, Kilkenny Santy was always going to attract potential buyers.


SHELBOURNE PARK TRIAL RESULTS, THURSDAY 21/04/2022

GRI

21 April 2022

Shelbourne Park Trial Results, Thursday 21/04/2022:


REQUEST AND GLYNNS SOLD BUT STAY WITH ROBERT

Ian Fortune

21 April 2022

Robert Gleeson confirmed that Droopys Request has been sold ahead of her Suncroft Festival Puppy Oaks appearance on Saturday night.


CONCORDE JOINS BUCKLEY AND IS TOWCESTER BOUND

Ian Fortune

21 April 2022

Just days after smashing the long-standing 525yd track record at Enniscorthy, the hugely exciting Cushie Concorde has been sold and has joined Pat Buckley.


VIDEO: 2022 CON AND ANNIE KIRBY MEMORIAL SEMI-FINALS

GRI

21 April 2022

Look back on the action and the atmosphere at Limerick Greyhound Stadium last Saturday night for the Semi-Finals of the Con & Annie Kirby Memorial. The stage is set for an incredible final this Friday night - don't miss it!


AN INCREDIBLE SUCCESS FOR PADDY IN NATIONAL

Ian Fortune

20 April 2022

I must admit I failed to join the dots when it came to Irish Grand National winning jockey Paddy O’Hanlon and his connection with greyhound racing.


A GOOD STORY BEHIND JAYKO

Ian Fortune

19 April 2022

Crafty Jayko emerged a tremendous winner of her semi-final of the Suncroft Festival Puppy Oaks at Shelbourne Park on Saturday night.


FRIENDS OF NEWBRIDGE A1 DERBY WORTH CHASING

Ian Fortune

19 April 2022

There will be plenty eyeing up a potential crack at the Friends of Newbridge Stadium A1 550 Derby.


BIG CROWD TURN OUT AT YOUGHAL FOR EAST FERRY ROWING CLUB BENEFIT NIGHT

Barry Drake

19 April 2022

THE EAST FERRY ROWING CLUB brought a large crowd to Youghal on Monday night and the racing itself delivered plenty of exciting finishes.


VIDEO: TALKING KIRBY 2022 EPISODE 4: MONDAY 18TH APRIL

GRI

18 April 2022

And then there was 6... As we look forward to the Final of the 2022 Con & Annie Kirby Memorial on Friday night in Limerick Greyhound Stadium, Ian Fortune and Declan O'Donoghue are Talking Dogs! Join them for a chat on the Semi-Finals, their thoughts on the Final and a look at some of the other big racing events in Ireland and the UK.


DARCIA TAKES THE HEADLINES ON SPECIAL NIGHT IN ENNISCORTHY

Ian Fortune

18 April 2022

There really was a special atmosphere at Enniscorthy on Sunday evening with a huge local support.


EAST FERRY BENEFIT NIGHT AT YOUGHAL TRACK TONIGHT

Barry Drake

18 April 2022

Youghal Track will be welcoming the East Ferry Rowing Club to the seaside venue tonight. Racing action will get underway at 6.40 pm with 13 races down for decision.


VIDEO: TOM O’CONNOR FUNDRAISER PRESENTATION TO KERRY CANCER CHARITIES AT KINGDOM GREYHOUND STADIUM

GRI

18 April 2022

Some months back Tom O'Connor, Tom Pa, set about a mammoth fundraising effort with the support of friends and family, to raise money for cancer charities in Munster. His fundraising efforts were his way of saying thank you for the support he had received during his own cancer experience and he wanted to show the strength of the greyhound community while he did. With great supporters behind him, he has succeeded in raising over €125,000 for cancer charities and support services in his own county of Kerry, Cork and Limerick.


KILDARE STARS IN KIRBY SEMIS AS FINAL SIX REVEALED

Peter Farrell

17 April 2022

It was huge night at Limerick Greyhound Stadium last night as the semi finals of the Con & Annie Kirby Memorial got underway and it was Kildare, who came into the Classic unraced that made everyone sit up and take note as he made it back-to-back wins to advance into the decider as a big player.


JAYKO SETS PUPPY OAKS PACE

Ian Fortune

17 April 2022

The semi finals of the Sunvale Festival Puppy Oaks were the feature at Shelbourne Park on Saturday night but there were wonderful displays throughout the twelve race card.


QUALITY SPREAD AT THURLES PARK

Peter Farrell

17 April 2022

Patrons were treated to some brilliant performances at Thurles Greyhound Stadium last night and the highlight on the card was a double for Liam Peacock who has now recorded back-to-back doubles at the Premier venue.


PEGGY LANDS ANN CHEEVERS DECIDER AT GALWAY

Peter Farrell

17 April 2022

There was €1,500 up for grabs as the final of the Ann Cheevers Memorial 525 took centre stage last night at Galway Greyhound Stadium and there was a mini shock on the cards as Lissatouk Peggy landed the spoils.


A SPECIAL NIGHT AT CURRAHEEN PARK

Barry Drake

17 April 2022

It was a real special night at Curraheen Park and great to see so many in attendance as Tom Pa O'Connor presented an incredible €40,000 to representatives of CUH Cancer Services.


ALL ABOUT GIZMO CASH IN GREYHOUND & PETWORLD SUPERSPRINT FINAL

Barry Drake

17 April 2022

GIZMO CASH ran out a brilliant winner of the €3,500 Greyhound & Petworld Supersprint final at Curraheen Park on Saturday night.


SHELBOURNE PARK TRIAL RESULTS, SATURDAY 16/04/2022

GRI

16 April 2022

Shelbourne Park Trial Results, Saturday 16/04/2022:


SPORTING RITA ON TOP LATE ON IN THE KINGDOM

Barry Drake

16 April 2022

Sporting Rita set the standard in the semi-finals of the John & Mary Killeacle Dowling Memorial at Tralee on Friday night.


HOLLAND TREBLE THE HIGHLIGHT AT CLONMEL

Peter Farrell

16 April 2022

Clonmel hosted a ten race card last night and it was Graham Holland who recorded another treble at the Suirside venue as Newinn Mover, Chubbys Best and Rathcoole Poppy all landed their respective contests.


SMOOTH SHOOTS TO CAREER BEST DISPLAY AT GALWAY

Peter Farrell

16 April 2022

There was no shortage of quality performances last night at Galway Greyhound Stadium but it was Midfield Deano and Smooth Shot who produced two red-hot displays to take headlines.


SHELBOURNE PARK TRIAL RESULTS, FRIDAY 15/04/2022

GRI

15 April 2022

Shelbourne Park Trial Results, Friday 15/04/2022:


SUSIE STAYS IN IRELAND WITH OAKS DEFENCE IN MIND

Ian Fortune

15 April 2022

Reigning Sporting Press Irish Oaks and Boylesports Derby champion Susie Sapphire made her first public appearance since capturing the Bresbet Easter Cup last month at Shelbourne Park when trialling yesterday evening.


UNDISPUTED A POTENTIAL STAR FOR PESTANA AND UNLOCK

Ian Fortune

15 April 2022

As always, the phone buzzed not long after 6.30pm on Thursday evening with the trial sheet emailed on from Shelbourne Park.


SHELBOURNE PARK TRIAL RESULTS, THURSDAY 14/04/2022

GRI

14 April 2022

Shelbourne Park Trial Results, Thursday 14/04/2022:


JOB OPPORTUNITY: STIPENDIARY STEWARD

GRI

13 April 2022

Arising from an upcoming retirement GRI wishes to recruit a Stipendiary Steward which is a key role from a integrity, regulation and welfare perspective. The position is open to both internal and external candidates.


VIDEO: CON & ANNIE KIRBY MEMORIAL QUARTER FINALS

12 April 2022

Limerick Greyhound Stadium hosted the Quarter Finals of the 2022 Con & Annie Kirby Memorial greyhounds were narrowed down to 12 in the world's richest juvenile race.


WHEN HONEY MET SUSIE

Ian Fortune

12 April 2022

The two undoubted stars of horseracing and greyhound racing met yesterday with credit going to Vinny Grennan for making it happen.


TALKING KIRBY 2022 EPISODE 3: MONDAY 11TH APRIL

GRI

11 April 2022

It's that time of the week again, time to start Talking Dogs. Ian Fortune and Tommy Lyons are joined by Alan Troy this week as they delve into the action of the Con & Annie Kirby Memorial at Limerick Greyhound Stadium Of course they also talk about the wonderful display of Fast Fit Paddy to win the 2022 Open 600 in Shelbourne Park Greyhound Stadium Pull up a seat and join the chat!


PARADE JACKET LAUNCH DATE POSTPONED TO 1ST MAY

GRI

11 April 2022

In order to facilitate the fulfilment of orders, the roll-out date for the introduction of the new Parade Jackets has been postponed until May 1st.


BURGESS BUICK SALES TOPPER AT CURRAHEEN PARK

Barry Drake

11 April 2022

BURGESS BUICK was the sales topper at the Curraheen Park on Saturday morning.


JOHN FERRIS

11 April 2022

It’s with sadness we must report the passing of a John Ferris, a prominent member of the Northern Irish greyhound racing community.


PADDY CUT FOR DERBY GLORY

Ian Fortune

11 April 2022

The dust had scarcely settled on Fast Fit Paddy’s wonderful Shelbourne Open 600 success on Saturday when an email landed confirming the powerful brindle had been cut for Irish Derby glory with sponsors Boylesports.


FIVE ON THE BOUNCE FOR THE BRILLIANT FLASHING WILLOW

Barry Drake

10 April 2022

Flashing Willow went quickest on the clock in the semi-finals of the Greyhound & Petworld Supersprint at Curraheen Park on Saturday night.


PADDY GOES FAST TO LAND SHELBOURNE 600

Ian Fortune

10 April 2022

The final of the Shelbourne Open 600 served as Fast Fit Paddy’s coronation as the brilliantly fast and strong son of Ballymac Vic and Rosmult Martha posted one of the great runs in the €15,000 to the winner classic on Saturday night.


STUNNING KIRBY ACTION AT LIMERICK AS MAGICAL KUBA SIZZLES

Peter Farrell

10 April 2022

Things are really beginning to heat up in the 2022 Con & Annie Kirby Memorial at Limerick Greyhound Stadium and last night saw four sensational quarter finals with Magical Kuba delivering the performance of the night.


SPACE JETS TO TV TROPHY SUCCESS

Ian Fortune

10 April 2022

Space Jet emerged an incredible winner of the Coral TV Trophy at Hove on Saturday night, further cementing her status as the best ultra-marathon performer in the UK.


SOL AND PEGGY LAND ANN CHEEVERS SEMIS AT GALWAY

Peter Farrell

10 April 2022

The highlight of last night’s Galway card were the two semi finals of the Ann Cheevers Memorial A5 525 and there was very little to separate the winners ahead of next week’s €1,500 to the winner decider.


BOGGER DOUBLE AS AOIFE GOES QUICKEST AT THURLES

Peter Farrell

10 April 2022

There were a number of smart performances at Thurles Park last night and it proved a fruitful night for Liam Peacock as Bogger Maria and Bogger Hunter secured a double for the in-form handler.


COOLBOY RUSTY STAR PERFORMER IN TRALEE

Barry Drake

9 April 2022

Just like last week, Coolboy Rusty set the standard in Tralee on Friday night as the 6-4 favourite delivered another superb performance in round two of the John & Mary Killeacle Dowling Memorial 570.


SHELBOURNE PARK TRIAL RESULTS, SATURDAY 9/04/2022

GRI

9 April 2022

Shelbourne Park Trial Results, Saturday 9/04/2022:


CURRAHEEN PARK SALES TRIAL RESULTS, SATURDAY 9TH APRIL

GRI

9 April 2022

Curraheen Park Sales Trial Results, Saturday 9th April:


ROMEO AND SYD STAR AT CLONMEL

Peter Farrell

9 April 2022

There were quality performances throughout last night’s Clonmel card but there were two runs of real class as both Seefin Syd and Romeo On Fire dominated their respective contests to post some flashy figures.


SHELBOURNE PARK TRIAL RESULTS, FRIDAY 8/04/2022

8 April 2022

Shelbourne Park Trial Results, Friday 8/04/2022:


TUNE IS A REAL FUTURE STAR

Ian Fortune

8 April 2022

Future Tune is certainly on an upward curve, so much so that he is now the one to beat in the Future Champion & Michael Fortune Memorial at Enniscorthy on Easter Sunday.


SHELBOURNE PARK TRIAL RESULTS, THURSDAY 7/04/2022

GRI

7 April 2022

Shelbourne Park Trial Results, Thursday 7/04/2022:


TOWCESTER ANNOUNCE DERBY DETAILS

Ian Fortune

7 April 2022

It’s just 41 days until the start of the Star Sports & TRC English Derby at Towcester and details have been announced regarding trial times, trial stakes, Derby entries etc.


VALUABLE MINI OPEN ADVERTISED AT SHELBOURNE

Ian Fortune

7 April 2022

A valuable competition has been added to the Shelbourne Park calendar in recent days with a mini Open 525 advertised this week.


WEEKEND TOTE POOLS

Ian Fortune

7 April 2022

Another busy weekend of greyhound racing on Irish shores means another busy few days for the tote. As you would expect there are some very tempting tote offers including many guaranteed trio pools.


TALKING DOGS IS HITTING THE ROAD!

GRI

7 April 2022

Talking Dogs is going on the road! Join us at Limerick Greyhound Stadium for the first Talking Dogs Roadshow of 2022. Your Talking Dogs on Monday regulars Ian Fortune and Tommy Lyons will be there, along with some special guests….watch this space! Register now for our chance to be in the audience for free.


STRONG ENTRY ON SATURDAY MORNING FOR CURRAHEEN PARK SALES

Barry Drake

7 April 2022

The greyhound sales return to Curraheen Park this coming Saturday, the 12th of March, and the catalogue consists of 50 lots with a great mixture of unraced puppies and experienced trackers.


CURRAHEEN PARK SALES SATURDAY 9TH APRIL

GRI

6 April 2022

Details for the upcoming sales in Curraheen Park this Saturday.


MICHAEL PATTERSON

6 April 2022

It’s with sorrow we must report the passing of a true greyhound man, Michael Patterson from Baltinglass.


NOVICE 750 RUNNERS NEEDED AT SHELBOURNE PARK

Ian Fortune

6 April 2022

Shelbourne Park have been attempting to put on more staying races on their cards but there is certainly a shortage of six bend greyhounds around.


INCREDIBLE HERO PASSES ON

Ian Fortune

6 April 2022

The sad news came through in recent days that one of the most successful dogs of the past decade, Clonbrien Hero, has sadly passed on.


CORK GAA LEGEND JIMMY BARRY MURPHY ENJOYS SUCCESS AT CURRAHEEN PARK

Barry Drake

6 April 2022

The highlight for many at Curraheen Park on Saturday night was the victory of Blarney Belle in the final of the €1,100 to the winner Irish Retired Greyhound Trust ON3 Unraced Stake for top trainer Johnny Linehan and popular owner Jimmy Barry Murphy.


NINETEEN NOT OUT FOR VETERAN RAGNER

Peter Farrell

6 April 2022

It's always brilliant to see veteran greyhounds still going strong and Coologue Ragner certainly falls into that bracket.


BEST FAVOURITE FOR SHELBOURNE 600

Ian Fortune

5 April 2022

Allforthebest may have finished only third in his semi-final of the Shelbourne Open 600 but Boylesports have installed the powerful brindle the 11-8 favourite to win the famous competition.


BIG FUNDRAISER AT ENNISCORTHY

Ian Fortune

5 April 2022

Cosmic Racing, Mark Codd and Liam Gordon are running a TT Fundraising night at Enniscorthy on Thursday, April 14th.


NEW JULY DATE FOR WEADICK 725

Ian Fortune

5 April 2022

The T.P. Weadick Open 725 Stake which is firmly established as one of the biggest staying events on the calendar was originally penciled in for a Friday, April 22nd start but it has now been put back to July.


CHANGE TO GALWAY RACING SCHEDULE

Peter Farrell

5 April 2022

Owners and trainers should note that due to the Leinster Rugby match this weekend, there will be no racing on Friday night at Galway Greyhound Stadium.


TIGHT AT THE TOP OF KIRBY MARKET

Peter Farrell

5 April 2022

Swords Rex produced a terrific performance in the second round of the Con & Annie Kirby Memorial at Limerick last Saturday night and that performance has seen Graham Holland’s charge installed as a new market leader.


TALKING KIRBY 2022 EPISODE 2: MONDAY 4TH APRIL

GRI

4 April 2022

Ian Fortune and Tommy Lyons are joined by Joe Sheahan as they chat all things Con & Annie Kirby Memorial following 8 thrilling 2nd Round Heats. They also discuss Saturday's Select Stakes Final in Kilcohan Park and the 600 in Shelbourne Park.


VIDEO: 2022 CON AND ANNIE KIRBY MEMORIAL 2ND ROUND SATURDAY 2ND APRIL

GRI

4 April 2022

48 of the best young greyhounds in the world took to the track at Limerick on Saturday night for Round 2 of the Con & Annie Kirby Memorial. Join commentator Ger to look back on the 8 heats of Round 2 now.


DECLAN LENAGH

4 April 2022

It’s with great sadness we must report the passing of a great greyhound racing enthusiast and character, Declan Lenagh.


APACHE LANDS JUVENILE AT TOWCESTER

Ian Fortune

4 April 2022

The feature of the weekend’s action in the UK was the RGTV Juvenile at Towcester on Sunday afternoon and Bubbly Apache ran out a tremendous winner for Paul Young and the Champagne Club.


STRONG ENTRY FOR CURRAHEEN PARK SALE ON SATURDAY

Barry Drake

4 April 2022

Racing Manager at Curraheen Park Brian Collins reports a strong entry for the upcoming sale at the Cork circuit this coming Saturday, April 9.


VIDEO: 2022 SELECT STAKES FINAL

GRI

4 April 2022

The 2021 Dog of the Year, Explosive Boy, added another accolade to his CV in Kilcohan Park when he claimed the Select Stakes. Competing in a star-studded final which included the 2021 champion, Explosive Boy led all the way to win for his owner Peter Sutcliffe and trainer Patrick Guilfoyle. Take a look back at his win now with Ian Fortune.


TWO STUNNERS IN SHELBOURNE 600

Ian Fortune

3 April 2022

There were two truly brilliant performances in the semi-finals of the Shelbourne Open 600 at the famous Ringsend venue on Saturday night with both Sentimental Lad and Hello Hammond posting two of the fastest times ever record for the extended trip.