OWEN SCORES IN HEATHLAWN DECIDER AT GALWAY

Peter Farrell

The final of the Heathlawn Kennels A3/A4 575 was the main attraction to Galway greyhound stadium last night and it proved an exciting contest as Kilballyowen Boy saw off Knoppogue Rose by a neck at the winning line.


STUNNING FROM MINAUN FLYER AS JIM GOES QUICKEST IN 575 SWEEP

Peter Farrell

The semi finals of the Greyhounds Make Great Pets A3 575 highlighted a twelve-race Limerick card last night and it was Vigorous Jim who stole the show with a terrific performance in the second semi final.


SUPER SYDNEY CONTINUES TO IMPRESS IN KASKO UNRACED

Peter Farrell

After two very nice opening round wins in the Kasko Dog Roods Unraced at Thurles Park, both Cashen Ubari and Boherna Sydney were hoping to maintain their unbeaten records and they did so in good style in last night’s semi finals.


HOUR & EXILE UPSET THE ODDS IN LIMERICK 600 SEMIS

Peter Farrell

The semi finals of the Limerick A1 600 was the feature on last night’s card at Limerick Greyhound Stadium and upsets proved the state of play as both Down An Hour and Glowing Exile stepped up to land their respective contests.


SYDNEY SET THE STANDARD IN KASKO UNRACED AT THURLES

Peter Farrell

The four opening heats of the Kasko Dog Foods Unraced ON2/ON3 were the main attraction to Thurles greyhound stadium last night and it was Boherna Sydney who went narrowly quickest in heat three.


BRICK BUILDS MOMENTUM IN LIMERICK 600

Peter Farrell

The second round heats of the Limerick A1 600 took precedence last night at Limerick Greyhound Stadium and after an eye-catching performance in last week’s opening round, the Francis Murray-owned Yellow Brick produced a fine display to go quickest.


A CHESTNUT AND BOGGER DOUBLE AT THURLES

Peter Farrell

There were a number of electric performances at Thurles Park last night and the highlight of the night were doubles for Liam Peacock’s ‘Bogger’ kennels and local handler Paraic Campion.


LOCAL HANDLERS COME TO THE FORE AT THURLES PARK

Peter Farrell

Thurles hosted a twelve race all-graded affair last night and it was local handlers in the shape of Paddy Scally and Paraic Campion who both sent out doubles for their respective kennels.


ALL THE WAY FOR TOKER HIGHWAY IN SIS WATERFORD GUINEAS

Barry Drake

Toker Highway (Toker Forest-Toker Island) brought his winning tally to nine with a brilliant performance in the feature of the weekend at Kilcohan Park, the final of the €1,000 to the winner SIS A1 550 Waterford Guineas.


HAT-TRICK FOR SCALLY AS TIBET LOOKS SPECIAL AT THURLES

Peter Farrell

It’s a rarity that a Thurles race meeting goes by without a winner from the Paddy Scally kennel and last night was no exception as the young handler accounted for no fewer than three winners on the night.


JERRY EXCELS IN SLIPPY CIAN UNRACED

Peter Farrell

With all things BoyleSports Irish Greyhound Derby at Shelbourne Park, there were a few future stars being blooded down in Limerick and it was Jerrys Stag who set the standard in the opening round of the Slippy Cian @ Stud ON3 525.


THREE ON THE BOUNCE FOR MILLROAD RUBEN

Barry Drake

Millroad Ruben delivered a brilliant front running display in the final of the Greyhound Make Great Pets A3 550 at Curraheen Park on Saturday night.


RESERVE RUNNER CHARLIE NOEL TAKES THE POT HOME IN THE KINGDOM

Barry Drake

In the Kingdom of Saturday night, the feature race, the final of the €1,000 to the winner Camp Kennels Stakes A6 Stake went the way of Charlie Noel.


FANTASTIC PERFORMANCE FROM LEMON NICKY IN KILCOHAN PARK FEATURE

Barry Drake

Lemon Nicky produced a fantastic performance in the €1,080 to the winner final of the Jimmy O'Mahoney & WTSC Memorial A3 stake at Kilcohan Park on Saturday night.


SWEEPSTAKE SUCCESS FOR TONI & PONDO

Peter Farrell

Galway was the stage for a couple of sweepstake deciders last night and there was success for both Noel Costello and Tommy Richardson on the night.


MELODYS STEEL LANDS THE WATERFORD FEATURE

Barry Drake

MELODYS STEEL (Sparta Maestro-Melodys Molly) landed the final of the €1,000 Greyhound Extreme & Grange Rd Gallop at Kilcohan Park on Saturday night.


SPECIAL PERFORMANCE FROM BEAMING SCARLET IN O’CONNOR JULIAN VET TRI-DISTANCE AT LIMERICK

Peter Farrell

The opening round of the O’Connor Julian Vet Cashel Tri-Distance produced some terrific action last week at Limerick but that was to serve as a glimpse of what was to come as the competition really caught fire on Saturday night.


ASKING FOR A FRIEND EDGES GRANGEVIEW TEN SEMI FINALS AT GALWAY

Peter Farrell

The three semi final heats of the Grangeview Ten @ Stud A4 525 took centre stage at Galway greyhound stadium last night and although only three lengths separated the semi final winners on the clock, it was Askingforafriend who set the standard with a trap-to-line victory.


NO STOPPING THE CLASSY ARDRATH PEARL

Barry Drake

ARDRATH PEARL was the star performer in Curraheen Park on Saturday night, the daughter of Droopys Roddick and Ardrath Scarlett recording a 13th career in the seventh, an AA0.


FIFI SETS THE STANDARD IN GALWAY’S GRANGEVIEW TEN @ STUD STAKE

Peter Farrell

The opening round of the Grangeview Ten @ Stud 525 featured on last night’s Galway card and of the five heats on display, it was Ardera Fifi who followed up on her victory last time out with another polished performance to go quickest.


HANNON DOUBLES UP AT GALWAY AS NOVICES CATCH THE EYE

Peter Farrell

The novices certainly caught the eye last night at Galway greyhound stadium as both Noelles Fitzo and Jumeirah Chris produced two very smart performances to land their respective contests.


CABRA AVA ONCE AGAIN THE STAR AT THURLES

Peter Farrell

With the Centenary Agri Tipperary Cup at Thurles Park just around the corner, Cabra Ava showed her well-being ahead of a possible tilt at the event as she produced another excellent display for Ava Scally.


ZIGGY COMPLETES IN THE HAT TRICK IN WATERFORD FEATURE

Barry Drake

IT was such a busy weekend of racing we almost forgot about the feature in Waterford on Saturday night, the final of the €1,250 to the winner Grange Road Gallop & Greyhound Extreme 525.


DOUBLES ALL ROUND AT THURLES PARK

Peter Farrell

There was a series of quality performances last night at Thurles Park and the highlight of the card were doubles for both the Britton and Morrissey kennels.


BRICKHILL YANKY MAKES IT FOUR WINS ON THE SPIN AT GALWAY

Peter Farrell

Brickhill Yanky has developed quite a reputation for John Collins and Albert Long and June 19’ whelp made it four wins on the spin at Galway last night to extend his unbeaten record.


CABRA AVA PROVES A CLASS ABOVE AT THURLES

Peter Farrell

It was an all-graded affair at Thurles Park last night as they hosted a twelve race card and not for the first time it was the Cabra greyhounds who stole the show for owner Ava Scally.


CRACKING DEBUT FROM LUMINOUS SOCKS AT THURLES

Peter Farrell

Thurles Park hosted their usual twelve race meeting last night and as well as doubles for both the Scally and O’Connor kennels, the star of the show came in the opening race of the night as Luminous Socks produced a spectacular debut performance.


A STRING OF SUPERB PERFORMANCES AT THURLES PARK

Peter Farrell

There were a number of terrific performances at Thurles Park on Saturday night and amongst the highlights was a double for the Scally kennel as both Cabra Luna and Cabra Dawn scored in style.


PEARL SHINES BRIGHT AT SHELBOURNE

Ian Fortune

Saturday’s card at Shelbourne Park was pretty low-key in comparison to most weeks but there was still some quality fare on offer including the feature race, the final of the Barking Buzz App A0 575, which provided a wonderful finish as Kildallon Pearl held on the advancing Sinfonia.