EPISODE 24: MURT LEAHY

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Murt Leahy enjoyed a great year in 2020, training a total of 94 winners. He's looking forward to the year ahead, with some really talented greyhounds in his kennel. He speaks to Barry Drake on this week's podcast.


EPISODE 23: SEAN MULLINS & OLLIE CURTIN

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This week's podcast features Sean Mullins and Ollie Curtin of the Mullins-Curtin-Syndicate.


EPISODE 22: GERARD DOLLARD

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For the final podcast episode of 2020, Barry Drake speaks to Rásaíocht Con Éireann / Greyhound Racing Ireland CEO Gerard Dollard. They discuss the year that has been in greyhound racing and what is coming on stream in 2021.


EPISODE 21: BRIAN COLLINS

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In this week's episode, Barry Drake chats to Curraheen Park Racing Manager, Brian Collins. Brian chats about his family history in Greyhounds, his journey as a Racing Manager starting in Thurles and with many happy days since.


EPISODE 20: JJ FENNELLY

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For our 20th episode, Barry Drake chats with a man local to him, JJ Fennelly (Burgess Prefix).


EPISODE 19: BRENDAN MAUNSELL & KINGDOM DERBY

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It's an all Kerry affair this week. Barry catches up with Brendan Maunsell to speak about the brilliant career of Redzer Ardfert and gets a Kingdom Derby update from Declan Dowling.


EPISODE 18: DECLAN BYRNE & PATT DOBBS

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Ballymac Beanie claimed the 2020 Sporting Press Irish Oaks in Shelbourne Park last month. Barry Drake catches up with trainer Declan Byrne & Pat Dobbs.


EPISODE 17: LEGER FINALISTS

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Ahead of the 2020 Friends of Limerick Greyhound Stadium Irish St. Leger Final, Barry Drake brings us a special Leger Final bumper podcast. Barry chats to each of the trainers, Austin Noonan from the Friends of Limerick Greyhound Stadium committee and Racing Manager Liam Kennedy.


EPISODE 16: KAROL RAMSBOTTOM

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Karol Ramsbottom joins Barry Drake on this week's podcast. Karol recalls his early days in greyhound racing, and he also spoke about recent success.


EPISODE 15: PAT & EMMA BUCKLEY

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Fresh from their English Derby victory last weekend with Deerjet Sydney, trainer Pat Buckley and his daughter Emma join Barry Drake on this week's podcast.


EPISODE 14: MICKEY ROONEY

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Mickey Rooney of the Runninta-Syndicate speaking about a famous Laurels success with Runninta Seeya, winner of the Classic last Saturday night in Curraheen Park.


EPISODE 13: LAURELS FINALISTS

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Barry Drake brings us a Laurels Final special on this week's podcast. He's joined by representatives of each of the 6 finalists, Racing Manager Brian Collins and Jimmy Barry Murphy.


EPISODE 12: PAUL HENNESSY

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Paul Hennessy joins Barry Drake on this week's podcast. Paul recalls his early days in greyhound racing and the journey he has had so far. A great listen!


EPISODE 11: JOHN O'REGAN

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John O'Regan is Barry's guest on this weeks Talking Dogs on Thursday podcast. John is owner of Sevenheads Bay who won the Laurels back in 2009. On Saturday night, he is represented with Sevenheads Rock who contests the third quarter final of the 2020 Irish Laurels in Curaheen Park.


EPISODE 10: MICHAEL CORR

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Michael Corr speaks to Barry Drake in our latest podcast episode. Michael chats about his history in greyhound and his little miracle, Meenagh Miracle and her performance in the recent Irish Greyhound Derby.


EPISODE 9: JIMMY BARRY MURPHY

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Cork GAA legend Jimmy Barry Murphy is Barry's guest on this week's podcast. He is also a great greyhound racing man and he joins Barry ahead of the 1st Round of Cork's biggest event, the Irish Laurels.


EPISODE 8: DEBBIE O'ROURKE

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Debbie O'Rourke speaks to Barry Drake in our latest podcast episode. Debbie is a young assistant trainer to her grandfather Liam O'Rourke and is a regular face at racing in Dublin.


EPISODE 7: ROBERT GLEESON

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Trainer Robert Gleeson speaks to Barry Drake ahead of this weekend's semi-finals of the BoyleSports Irish Greyhound Derby. Robert has two semi-finalists in the shape of Toolmaker Sydney and Kilara Icon. Slippery Robert gave Robert Derby success back in 2013.


EPISODE 6: PATRICK GUILFOYLE

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Patrick Guilfoyle chats to Barry Drake in the latest episode of our greyhound racing podcast. Speaking about growing up in the sport and how he grew his training career, Patrick recalls great memories for his family gathered through greyhound racing.


EPISODE 5: SHANE DOWLING

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As Round 3 of the BoyleSports Irish Greyhound Derby approaches, Barry chats to Shane Dowling. Shane chats about the Dowling's wonderful success last weekend with four heat winners and they look ahead to this weekend's action. The Dowling's have 6 through to Round 3.


EPISODE 4: EAMON CLEARY

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With the 2020 BoyleSports Irish Greyhound Derby underway, Barry speaks to the 2018 winning owner, Eamon Cleary. An All-Star winning hurler with Wexford, Eamon has also enjoyed some big days in the world of horse racing.


EPISODE 3: SIMON TAYLOR

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In our 3rd episode, Simon Taylor, owner of Newinn Taylor and Newinn Session, speaks to Barry about his recent success which included the Produce Stakes and talks about the upcoming Irish Greyhound Derby.


EPISODE 2: ANTHONY HAYES

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Our second episode features Anthony Hayes, who chats about his greyhound Mind My Lads. All prizemoney won by the greyhound will be donated directly to the Cork ARC Cancer Support House. Barry chats to him about what he hopes as the dog embarks on his racing career for the charity.


EPISODE 1: DES GRACE

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Welcome to Talking Dogs on Thursday, a new weekly podcast with Barry Drake. In our very first episode Barry chats with Des Grace, owner of Pestana, winner of last weekend's BoyleSports Champion Stakes Final in Shelbourne Park.


TALKING DOGS ON THURSDAY WITH BARRY DRAKE

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Talking Dogs to expand to include weekly podcasts.