Talking Dogs Stories July 2022


SHELBOURNE PARK TRIAL RESULTS, THURSDAY 28/07/2022

GRI

29 July 2022

Shelbourne Park Trial Results, Thursday 28/07/2022:


VINCENT LEAVY

28 July 2022

It’s with a heavy heart we must report the sudden passing of the most dedicated doggy men in the country, Vincent Leavy.


SILKS AUCTION DETAILS AND A NEW GO FUND ME SET UP FOR DARLENE

Ian Fortune

27 July 2022

Last week we brought you news of a set of silks being auctioned at Shelbourne Park this Saturday on Boylesports Champion Stakes final night for a very worthwhile cause.


RAY MURPHY

27 July 2022

The Greyhound industry lost another great personality in recent days with the news of the sad passing of Ray Murphy, Kinawley, Co. Fermanagh.


WATCH: THE 2022 BOYLESPORTS CHAMPION STAKE SEMI-FINALS

GRI

26 July 2022

Join our Talking Dogs team track side at the Boylesports Champion Stake semi-finals


TWOINAROW FAVOURITE FOR CHAMPION STAKES GLORY

Ian Fortune

26 July 2022

Sponsors Boylesports believe Twoinarow is the one to beat in the final of the Champions Stakes on Saturday night at Shelbourne Park despite suffering defeat behind One Time Only last weekend.


TALKING CHAMPION STAKES 2022

GRI

25 July 2022

Sit back and enjoy the opening rounds of the BoyleSports Champion Stakes 2022.


JOB OPPORTUNITY: WELFARE OFFICER/ GREYHOUND REHOMING CO-ORDINATOR

25 July 2022

Rásaíocht Con Éireann / Greyhound Racing Ireland are currently recruiting for a Welfare Officer/Greyhound Rehoming Co-ordinator.


BOCKO MAKES QUITE THE START AS A SIRE

Ian Fortune

25 July 2022

After a sensational racing career that saw him emerge one of the great Derby champions of recent times, Lenson Bocko made an incredible start to his career as a sire over the weekend.


WONDERFUL DISPLAYS IN CHAMPION

Ian Fortune

24 July 2022

The final of the Boylesports Champion Stakes will take centre stage next weekend following three wonderful semi-finals at a busy Shelbourne Park on Saturday night


WARRIOR AND KING RULE IN PLATE

Barry Caul

24 July 2022

While the Boylesports Champion Stakes took centre stage at Shelbourne on Saturday, the remainder of the card also provided some wonderful racing with the feature of the undercard the semi-finals of the Boylesports Champion Plate and Born Warrior and Priceless King lived up to their names by ruling in their respective races.


DÉJÀ VU AS ACE AND DUNFORD TAKE HEADLINES AT DUNDALK

Ian Fortune

24 July 2022

One could be forgiven for confusing the second round results of the Bar One Racing Irish Sprint Cup for the opening round.


STREAM OF SYDNEY STARS IN JOHN WHELAN MEMORIAL KENNEDY CUP DECIDER

Peter Farrell

24 July 2022

There was another stacked card at Limerick Greyhound Stadium last night as the final of the €5,000 to the winner John Whelan Memorial Kennedy Cup came to its conclusion and it went the way of the favourite as Steam Of Sydney maintained her unbeaten record in the event with another incredible performance.


BOBSLEIGH DREAM SETS THE TONE IN TIPP CUP SECOND ROUND

Peter Farrell

24 July 2022

After the weather forced the Centenary Tipperary Cup to be put on hold last Saturday night, the second round action finally got underway at Thurles Park and although there were to be a few upsets throughout the heats, there were no shocks about the performance of Bobsleigh Dream as she made every yard to go quickest of the four heats on offer.


MASSIVE PERFORMANCE FROM BOCKOS MELODY IN SHELLEY FENNELLY MEMORIAL FINAL

Barry Drake

24 July 2022

Trainer Graham Holland landed another big one in Curraheen Park on Saturday night as Bockos Melody (Droopys Sydney-Ballymac Razl) landed the final of the €4,500 to the winner Shelley Fennelly Memorial Open Bitch Stake.


STICKMAN SETS THE STANDARD IN OPENING ROUND OF THE JOHN FITZGERALD MEMORIA

Barry Drake

24 July 2022

The John Fitzgerald Memorial A1 Stake looks like a really good event and the opening round got underway in Kilcohan Park on Saturday night.


SHELBOURNE PARK TRIAL RESULTS, SATURDAY 23/07/2022

GRI

23 July 2022

Shelbourne Park Trial Results, Saturday 23/07/2022:


PUPS LIGHT UP SHELBOURNE IN RCETS UNRACED

Ian Fortune

23 July 2022

It wasn’t difficult to predict there were would be some superb displays in the opening round of the RCETS Open Unraced at Shelbourne Park on Friday night given the pedigrees, connections involved and the qualifying form on show but all three heats were packed with potential future stars.


SHELBOURNE PARK TRIAL RESULTS, FRIDAY 22/07/2022

GRI

22 July 2022

Shelbourne Park Trial Results, Friday 22/07/2022:


FOUR STRAIGHT WINS FOR WESTWIND FLAME IN THE KINGDOM FEATURE

Barry Drake

22 July 2022

WESTWIND FLAME (Laughil Blake-Westwind Jet) made it four straight wins in Thursday night's second semi-final of the Ballymac Anton @ Stud Tri Distance Stakes.


TOM O’SULLIVAN

22 July 2022

It’s with sadness we must report the passing of Tom O’Sullivan.


SHELBOURNE PARK TRIAL RESULTS, THURSDAY 21/07/2022

GRI

21 July 2022

Shelbourne Park Trial Results, Thursday 21/07/2022:


CHARITY AUCTION OF FAMOUS SILKS FOR A WORTHY CAUSE

Ian Fortune

21 July 2022

A really special piece of memorabilia will go up for auction at Shelbourne Park on Saturday, July 30th to coincide with final of the Boylesports Champion Stakes.


SUSIE LOOKING RESPLENDENT AFTER DATE WITH SUPER SYDNEY

Ian Fortune

19 July 2022

Susie Sapphire may have been retired recently after coming in season but she looks very happy in herself judging by the latest pics taken last week by one of her greatest fans and daughter of owner Peter, Jeannie Comerford.


VIDEO: 2022 CORN CUCHULAINN FINAL

19 July 2022

Sit back & enjoy the 2022 Corn Cuchulainn Open 750 Final at Shelbourne Park Greyhound Stadium.


WATCH: THE 2022 CORN CUCHULAINN OPEN 750 FINAL

GRI

18 July 2022

Join Barry Caul, Tommy Lyons and Declan O’Donoghue as they chat about Crafty Kokoro’s win in the 2022 Corn Cuchulainn Final in Shelbourne Park.


A BIG WEEKEND FOR BIRTHDAY BOY PETER

Ian Fortune

18 July 2022

Crafty Kokoro wasn’t the only member of the Divilly clan to show some dash on Saturday evening as she raced to a brilliant success in the final of the Corn Cuchulainn.


CRAFTY RACES TO CORN CUCHULAINN SUCCESS

Ian Fortune

17 July 2022

Crafty Kokoro was always touted as a future superstar from the moment she hit the track for the first time last October.


BOCKOS CRYSTAL AND SCOOBY DUCHESS SCORE IN SHELLEY FENNELLY MEMORIAL SEMI FINALS

Barry Drake

17 July 2022

Saturday night's racing at Curraheen Park produced a number of sensational performances.


WARM WEATHER EVENT – UPDATE SATURDAY 16TH JULY

GRI

16 July 2022

Updated 2:59pm Following a review of forecasted temperatures and in consultation with The Racing Management Team, RCÉ has confirmed that SIX venues will NOT BE RACING this Saturday.


SHELBOURNE PARK TRIAL RESULTS, FRIDAY 15/07/2022

GRI

15 July 2022

Shelbourne Park Trial Results, Friday 15/07/2022:


WARM WEATHER EVENT- UPDATE- JULY 15TH

GRI

15 July 2022

Following a review of expected temperatures and consultation with The Racing Management Team RCÉ has confirmed that all locations will race this evening as scheduled.


JOAN CREMIN RIP

GRI

15 July 2022

It is with incredible sadness we must report the passing of Joan Cremin whose death occurred on 13th July.


SHELBOURNE PARK TRIAL RESULTS, THURSDAY 14/07/2022

GRI

15 July 2022

Shelbourne Park Trial Results, Thursday 14/07/2022:


WARM WEATHER EVENT – ADJUSTMENTS TO RACING

GRI

14 July 2022

RCÉ is monitoring the progress of the extreme hot weather forecast for the coming days and has considered the care and welfare needs of racing greyhounds in the context of upcoming Racing and Trial Schedules. At this point RCÉ wishes to advise of the following:


DERBY TRIAL STAKE ENTRIES REQUIRED AT THURLES

Peter Farrell

14 July 2022

The BoyleSports Irish Greyhound Derby is fast approaching and Thurles Greyhound Stadium are now taking entries for their Derby Trial Stake, scheduled to be run on Saturday 30th July.


BRILLIANTLY FAST CATCH WILL FLY NO MORE

Ian Fortune

14 July 2022

It was moments after Hare Larey won on Sunday night at the Festival of Racing at Kilkenny that John Byrne, a member of the Kings of Wicklow Syndicate, confirmed that his other star performer Catchmeflying has run his last race.


VIDEO: 2022 DUNDALK INTERNATIONAL

14 July 2022

Join Ian Fortune in Dundalk Stadium to witness Explosive Boy win the 2022 Dundalk International for Patrick Guilfoyle, Peter & Cherly Sutcliffe and connections.


EXPLOSIVE DISPLAY BY BOY IN INTERNATIONAL

Ian Fortune

13 July 2022

Explosive Boy again confirmed his standing as one of the very best in training over the past two years with a brilliant display of pace and power to land the Dundalk International on Tuesday night.


KILKENNY NEWS AND SALES SUCCESSES

Ian Fortune

13 July 2022

Entries invited for the next sales at Kilkenny on Saturday, August 6th.


TOP CLASS VIEWING

GRI

13 July 2022

Relive all of the racing action from Saturday night at Shelbourne Park Greyhound Stadium.


HAWK CLAIMS A SUCCESS FOR TEAM ROANNA

Ian Fortune

12 July 2022

It was fitting that a competition that was dominated by the ‘Roanna’ greyhounds went to one of the three runners carrying the prefix in Monday’s decider at Enniscorthy.


TALKING CORN CUCHULAINN EPISODE 3: MONDAY 11TH JULY

GRI

11 July 2022

The final 6 have been decided so join Ian Fortune, Tommy Lyons & Barry Caul talking all things Corn Cuchulainn.


YOUGHAL GREYHOUND TRACK SUPPORTER CLUB LOTTO

Barry Drake

11 July 2022

The Youghal Greyhound Track Supporter Club Jackpot stands at a whopping €20000!


FESTIVAL REALLY DEVLIVERED AT GLORIOUS KILKENNY

Ian Fortune

11 July 2022

There was no better place to be on Sunday evening than Kilkenny track as the inaugural Festival of Racing, sponsored by John Mitchell and the KGOBA, provided some exceptional racing and a wonderful atmosphere on one of the most glorious evenings of the year.


KINGDOM GREYHOUND STADIUM NEWS

Barry Drake

11 July 2022

Owners and trainers please be advised that due to a road traffic accident on the road outside the stadium early this morning, the road is closed for the Brewery Road (Applegreen) side.


HOT PROSPECTS IN BALLYMAC ANTON @ STUD STAKE

Barry Drake

11 July 2022

Round two of the Ballymac Anton @ Stud stakes took place at the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium on Saturday night and it produced some brilliant displays.


VINCENZO THE TOAST OF SHELBOURNE

Ian Fortune

10 July 2022

Vincenzo produced a near-perfect display to claim the headlines at Shelbourne Park on Saturday night as he came home a clear winner of the Shelbourne Champion 550.


TROMORA AND SYDNEY MARCH INTO KENNEDY CUP DECIDER IN STYLE

Peter Farrell

10 July 2022

The valuable John Whelan Memorial Kennedy Cup reached its semi final stages last night at Limerick Greyhound Stadium and although Stream Of Sydney maintained his unbeaten run with another sparkling performance, it was the other unbeaten bitch in the stake, Tromora Rocket, who went narrowly quickest.


STAR-STUDDED DISPLAYS IN OPENING ROUND OF TIPPERARY CUP

Peter Farrell

10 July 2022

The first round heats of the €8,000 to the winner Centenary Agri Tipperary Cup took centre stage last night at Thurles Greyhound Stadium and it was Lynchy Boy who set the early standard with a dominant performance in heat two.


A DOWLING DOUBLE IN OPENING ROUND OF THE SHELLEY FENNELLY MEMORIA

Barry Drake

10 July 2022

BALLYMAC ART went quickest in the opening round of the Shelley Fennelly Memorial open bitch stake at Curraheen Park on Saturday night.


SHELBOURNE PARK TRIAL RESULTS, SATURDAY 9/07/2022

GRI

9 July 2022

Shelbourne Park Trial Results, Saturday 9/07/2022:


SHELBOURNE PARK TRIAL RESULTS, FRIDAY 8/07/2022

GRI

9 July 2022

Shelbourne Park Trial Results, Friday 8/07/2022:


A WORTHY WINNER EXPECTED IN CHAMPION

Ian Fortune

9 July 2022

Whatever the result this evening, the six competitors in the final of the Shelbourne Champion 550 will be seen as realistic Derby challengers when they line up in the opening round of the classic five weeks from now.


SHELBOURNE PARK TRIAL RESULTS, THURSDAY 7/07/2022

GRI

7 July 2022

Shelbourne Park Trial Results, Thursday 7/07/2022:


RÁSAÍOCHT CON ÉIREANN TRACEABILITY SYSTEM – RCETS – IMPORTANT NOTICE

GRI

6 July 2022

Important notice with regards to RCETS.


OUR PEOPLE, THE GENERATIONS - MEET THE CARBERRYS, COUNTY MEATH

GRI

6 July 2022

Meet the Carberry family from Co. Meath. Peter and Rita, Avril and Alicia and the children - the generations of one family with a shared love of greyhounds.


UPCOMING EVENTS AT KILCOHAN PARK

Barry Drake

6 July 2022

Upcoming Events @ Kilcohan Park


JOB OPPORTUNITY: RACING SUPPORT OFFICER

GRI

5 July 2022

Rásaíocht Con Éireann (RCÉ) / Greyhound Racing Ireland (GRI) are looking for a Racing Support Officer to join our team at Limerick Greyhound Stadium.


INDUSTRY CONSULTATION REQUEST

GRI

4 July 2022

RCÉ have commenced work on the industry roadmap for 2023 - 2028 which includes a strategic study on various core elements of the sport.


TALKING CORN CUCHULAINN EPISODE 2: MONDAY 4TH JULY

GRI

4 July 2022

Join Ian Fortune, Tommy Lyons and this week's guest Dylan Brennan for some Monday evening Talking Dogs.


FREE ADMISSION AT YOUGHAL AND UPCOMING YOUGHAL SALES

Barry Drake

4 July 2022

Thanks to The Youghal Supporters Club, Free Admission is back for July & August starting Monday, 4th July.


LOCAL SUCCESS AS DROOPYS ROCKER WINS THE DENIS LINEHAN SOLICITORS UNRACED

Barry Drake

3 July 2022

Local Blarney trainer Johnny Linehan landed the big one at Curraheen Park on Saturday night as Droopys Rocker (Loughteen Blanco-Droopys Isabella) put on a superb performance to win the final of the €4,500 Denis Linehan Solicitors Unraced stake for owners Pat and Sean Hegarty.


SYDNEY SIZZLES AS KENNEDY CUP ACTION HEATS UP AT LIMERICK

Peter Farrell

3 July 2022

The second round heats of the John Whelan Memorial Kennedy Cup were the main attraction to Limerick Greyhound Stadium last night and there was no doubt about the star performer as Stream Of Sydney built on her opening round win with a stunning display in heat two.


DOUBLES FOR DILLON AND MURRAY THE HIGHLIGHT AT GALWAY

Peter Farrell

3 July 2022

This weekend saw Galway Greyhound Stadium celebrate its 90th anniversary and last night’s card saw several smart performances fitting of the occasion.


SHELBOURNE PARK TRIAL RESULTS, SATURDAY 2/07/2022

GRI

3 July 2022

Shelbourne Park Trial Results, Saturday 2/07/2022:


REMEMBER THE NAME TULLIG RAVEN

Barry Drake

2 July 2022

Tullig Raven (Droopys Sydney-Hail Cleopatra) delivered a sensational winning debut performance in Tralee on Friday night.


SHELBOURNE PARK TRIAL RESULTS, FRIDAY 1/07/2022

GRI

2 July 2022

Shelbourne Park Trial Results, Friday 1/07/2022:


VIDEO: A VISIT TO PALLASGREEN GAA

GRI

1 July 2022

A little over 2 months ago, Swords Rex added his name to the Con & Annie Kirby Memorial roll of honour winning the 2022 title at Limerick Greyhound Stadium. With his win, nominated club Pallasgreen GAA left Limerick Greyhound Stadium €10,000 richer with thanks to the generous sponsorship of Noreen & JP McManus.