MOFO DOWN BUT NOT OUT AS RAFAS GOES QUICKEST IN LIMERICK OAKS

Peter Farrell

Despite some terrific action on RPGTV at Shelbourne Park last night, Limerick also had plenty to offer in the form of the Epic Hero Limerick Oaks and there were two upsets in each of the semis, most notably the defeat of leading contender, Raha Mofo.


WARRIOR NAMED SUPREME GREYHOUND

Ian Fortune

Born Warrior and Jennifer O’Donnell were the big winners at the National Greyhound Awards at Curraheen Park on Friday evening as the former was named Dog of the Year and Supreme Greyhound of the Year.


ED CAN FINALLY CLAIM A BIG PRIZE IN 600

Ian Fortune

A glance at the advance betting would suggest that Ballinabola Ed need only turn up this evening to capture the RPGTV Open 600 but that is certainly not the case.


PROMISING PUPS SPARKLE AT KILKENNY

Ian Fortune

There was massive interest in proceedings at Kilkenny on Friday night as a hugely promising crop of young greyhounds took their first steps towards future stardom in the opening round of the Champion Open Unraced.


MENDELSON FASTEST IN NEWBRIDGE DERBY

Ian Fortune

Thomas O’Donovan and Ger Hutton have a promising young tracker in the form of Mendelson and the son of Droopys Sydney and Ravenna set a strong standard in the opening round of the Friends Of Newbridge Derby on Friday night.


TWO THRILLING SEMI FINALS IN STORE AS EPIC HERO LIMERICK OAKS CONTINUES

Peter Farrell

After some brilliant opening round performances, the two semi finals of the Epic Hero Limerick Oaks serve as the highlight on tonight’s Limerick card and all eyes will be on semi final number two as both Raha Mofo and Burgess Rapid lock horns.


DIVA DELIVERS ONCE AGAIN AT GALWAY

Peter Farrell

Sweepstake action dominated last night’s card at Galway Greyhound Stadium and for the second week running, Foxwood Diva stole the show with an explosive performance in race seven.


BALLYMAC OPERA LEADS THE WAY IN THE LEE STRAND

Barry Drake

Ballymac Opera set the standard in round two of the 2023 Lee Strand at the Kingdom Greyhound Stadium on Friday night.


WATCH THE AWARDS CEREMONY LIVE

Join us from 8pm for part two of the 2022 National Greyhound Racing Awards live from Curraheen Park Greyhound Stadium.


ROUND TWO OF THE LEE STRAND IN THE KINGDOM

Barry Drake

Always a fantastic event, the opening round of the 2023 Lee Strand produced some fantastic racing in the Kingdom last weekend and we are expecting more of the same tonight.


STARS TO EMERGE IN KILKENNY’S CHAMPION

Ian Fortune

Those taking an active interest in proceedings at Kilkenny this evening should have their notebooks ready as a number of potential superstars take their first steps towards future greatness in the opening round of the Champion Open Unraced.


MAGICO TO MAKE TOWCESTER RETURN

Ian Fortune

Romeo Magico will step back onto UK soil on Sunday afternoon as he prepares for a defence of his English Derby crown.


KOKORO ON HER WAY BACK

Ian Fortune

On a day when Crafty Kokoro is amongst those up for honours at the National Greyhound Awards, plenty will be glad to hear that she is on the way back after a lengthy layoff.


Shelbourne Park Trial Results, Thursday 4/5/2023:

GRI

Shelbourne Park Trial Results, Thursday 4/5/2023


RPGTV 600 FINAL VIRTUAL RACE CARD PROGRAMME AVAILABLE

GRI

As we look forward to Saturday night's Final of the RPGTV 600 at Shelbourne Park, we have made a virtual race card programme available for you to brush up on the runners and recap on the performances to date before you get here.


NEWS GIVES EUGENE A REAL LIFT

Ian Fortune

When Legit News won the ON3 opener at Newbridge on Friday night, storming clear in the second half of the contest to win in 29.35, it meant so much to so many.


CHAMPION UNRACED OOZING WITH QUALITY

Ian Fortune

The Kilkenny Track Champion Open Unraced has been the springboard to so many wonderful careers in recent years and this year’s renewal will be no exception.


TALKING DOGS ON TUESDAY 2ND MAY

GRI

After a busy May Bank Holiday there's plenty for Ian Fortune, Tommy Lyons & Barry Caul to discuss including Clona Duke's win in the Time Greyhound Nutrition Select Stakes Final in Waterford's Kilcohan Park and the RPGTV 600 action in Shelbourne Park as we look forward to the Final this weekend.


VIDEO: TIME SELECT STAKES FINAL

GRI

Join us now to look back on Clona Duke's win in the 2023 Time Greyhound Nutrition Select Stakes Final.


HUGE CROWD AND SUPERB ACTION AT ENNISCORTHY

Ian Fortune

There was a wonderful atmosphere at Enniscorthy on bank holiday Monday evening as a benefit for Ferns United and the second round of the April Open Unraced attracted a bumper crowd to the south eastern venue.


OZARK FLYING THE FLAG WITH ARC SUCCESS

Ian Fortune

Reigning Irish Sprint Cup champion Hawkfield Ozark may be trained in the UK these days but he is still very much an Irish runner given the fact that he I still owned by Jerry Connors, while Jamie McGee spends most of his days with the brilliant son of Laughil Blake and Brownstown Tango as a member of Patrick Jannsens team.


SEAMUS GILLESPIE

Greyhound racing lost another passionate enthusiast in recent days with Seamus Gillespie, Sessiaghoneill, Co. Donegal, sadly passing away.


HOLLAND DOUBLE AT TOWCESTER

Ian Fortune

Graham Holland began his English Derby preparations at Towcester on Sunday afternoon and recorded a fine double with both Jacktavern Bella and Bockos Crystal winning in fine style, while Swords Rex will benefit greatly from his first look at the Northamptonshire venue.