SUPER DERBY RUNS FROM SONIC AND CLARES ROCKET

17 August 2017

The Boylesports Irish Derby got off to a terrific start at Shelbourne Park on Thursday night when the Graham Holland stars Sonic and Clares Rocket claimed the plaudits with two sensational performances as they stopped the clock in near record times of 29.12 and 29.16.


HOW THE SPONSORS BET ON THE FIRST NIGHT ACTION

16 August 2017

Not surprisingly, BoyleSports were first into the ring with their heat betting on the opening heats of the BoyleSports Irish Derby.


BOYLESPORTS’ DERBY SPECIAL BETS

16 August 2017

BOYLESPORTS’ DERBY SPECIAL BETS


DUMAS & AWAY JET WITHDRAWN FROM DERBY HEATS

16 August 2017

There were two withdrawals yesterday evening from the first round of the BoyleSports Derby .


ENTRIES NEEDED URGENTLY FOR CURRAHEEN A1 STAKE

15 August 2017

Brian Collins is urgently seeking a few entries for the €5,000 to the winner Greyhound & Petworld A1 525 Stake which is due to close at Curraheen Park tomorrow Wednesday.


Video – 2017 BOYLESPORTS IRISH DERBY DRAW

15 August 2017

Video – 2017 BOYLESPORTS IRISH DERBY DRAW


NATIONAL UNRACED SALE CLOSES ON FRIDAY

15 August 2017

Owners and breeders are reminded that entries close on Friday at noon for the National Greyhound Sales which will be held on Friday week at Shelbourne.


CLARES ROCKET SHORTENS FOR THE BOYLESPORTS DERBY

15 August 2017

The tallymen got it right with the BoyleSports Irish Derby! For the past number of days the prediction was that the final entry would end up at around the 120 mark and, following a flourish of late withdrawals, the final number of names in the drum on Monday morning was exactly 120!


AULTON JET IS THE BAR ONE RACING SPRINT CUP FAVOURITE

15 August 2017

The betting is very close on the final of the €20,000 Bar One Racing Irish Sprint Cup to be run at Dundalk on Friday night and the sponsors make Aulton Jet their 2-1 favourite.


THURLES SALES ON SATURDAY

15 August 2017

There will be a Greyhound Sales at Thurles on Saturday next and Billy O’Dwyer reports that the catalogue will be available online this evening.


BOYLESPORTS IRISH DERBY DRAW

14 August 2017

BOYLESPORTS IRISH DERBY DRAW


FLYING TRIALS AT SHELBOURNE

14 August 2017

There were a number of flying trials at Shelbourne on Friday and Saturday evening. The track was rated at .20s fast for the 525 yards on Saturday evening and .10s fast for the sprint distance.


CHIMES SENDS DERBY WARNING WITH FLYING TRIAL

13 August 2017

The Johnny O’Sullivan trained Native Chimes sent a clear message to his BoyleSports Derby rivals when flying around Limerick in a sprint trial on Saturday night.


CROHANE RONNIE STORMS TO TIPPERARY CUP GLORY

13 August 2017

Crohane Ronnie (Godsend/ Moorstown Misha), which had finished third behind Clares Rocket in the 2016 Produce Stakes final at Clonmel, gained a career best victory when winning the €8,700 Thurles Fresh Milk Tipperary Cup final at Thurles on Saturday.


VARDY AGAIN THE RED MILES UNRACED STAR

13 August 2017

Owned by Laura O’Sullivan, Vardy (Zero Ten/ Paradise Maria) was easily the star of the Red Mills Unraced semi-finals at Curraheen on Saturday.


FOUR FOR HOLLAND AS SONIC AND DUDE PLAY BIG ROLES

12 August 2017

There was another terrific session of racing at Shelbourne Park on Saturday with a series of brilliant performances.


NATALEE AND JET LAND THE BAR ONE RACING SPRINT CUP SEMIS

12 August 2017

Fast times was the order of the night at Dundalk when the semi-finals of the Bar One Racing Irish Sprint Cup were run on Friday.


RED MILLS & FRIGHTFUL FLASH KENNELS SPONSOR LET’S GET RACING 2017

11 August 2017

The Let’s Get Racing event, which was officially launched by the Irish Greyhound Board back in 2016, sees the return of the unraced Greyhound Sales at Shelbourne on Friday, August 25th.


BOYLESPORTS OFFER DERBY “KNOCKOUT MONEYBACK”

10 August 2017

Sponsors BoyleSports have announced a lovely bonus for punters which will come into play from 9am today. The bonus is:


PRESENTATION/HANDLING/PARADING OF GREYHOUNDS AT LICENSED STADIA

10 August 2017

Pursuant to the Greyhound Industry (Racing) (Amendment) Regulations 2016, the following persons are authorised to present, handle and parade greyhounds at Licensed Stadia.


DERBY COMPETITION TIME

9 August 2017

DERBY COMPETITION TIME


ACTING MANAGERS AT MULLINGAR ACTING MANAGERS AT MULLINGAR

5 August 2017

Following the departure of Samantha Flynn and Sean Fogarty from Mullingar Track the Acting Racing Managers at the track for the next couple of weeks will be Paddy Farrington and Pat Gavin and entries can be forwarded to 086 8607636.


ALL CHANGE AT MULLINGAR AS SAMANTHA AND SEAN DEPART

2 August 2017

It is all change at Mullingar Track this week following the departures of Samantha Flynn and Sean Fogarty over the weekend.


SPORTING PRESS IRISH OAKS TO START ON DERBY FINAL WEEK

21 July 2017

Details of the rescheduled Sporting Press Microdog ID Irish Oaks have been announced by the Irish Greyhound Board and the bitch classic will commence two days before the final of the BoyleSports Irish Derby.


BOYLESPORTS’ BOOST FOR SHELBOURNE PRIZEMONEY

30 June 2017

Leading greyhound sponsors BoyleSports have given prizemoney at Shelbourne Park a welcome boost with news that they are to host 40 dedicated races and 12 Sweepstakes during the remainder of the year.


IGB WELCOMES PROPOSED LEGISLATION ON GREYHOUND EXPORTS

28 June 2017

The Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) have today (Wednesday 28 June) repeated their opposition to greyhound exports to countries that do not meet Ireland’s welfare standards.


IGB ANNOUNCE 25% PRIZEMONEY INCREASE

20 June 2017

The Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) today announced a planned increase in prize money through an equivalent of a 25% increase in ordinary race grants.


DUBLIN COACH COMPLIMENTARY SERVICE CONTINUES

20 June 2017

A complimentary shuttle bus by Dublin Coach will be leaving at 7.15pm from Harold’s Cross and returning 15 minutes after the final race at Shelbourne as an introductory period on Tuesday and Friday nights.


NOTICE TO ALL GREYHOUND OWNERS, TRAINERS AND BREEDERS

4 May 2017

Some of the Provisions of the Welfare of Greyhounds Act 2011:


NO FURTHER TRACK CLOSURES – IGB

28 February 2017

The Irish Greyhound Board has ruled out any further track closures as a means to achieve recovery in the industry.