Gardaí investigate theft of leading greyhound from Tipperary kennels

Gardaí investigate theft of leading greyhound from Tipperary kennels

Gardaí are investigating the theft of leading greyhound Clares Rocket from the kennels of trainer Graham Holland in County Tipperary.

The two-year-old greyhound, who has won more than €50,000 in prize money, went missing from Holland's premises at Athassel Abbey at some point between Sunday evening and Monday morning.

A Garda spokesman said: "Gardaí at Golden are investigating the theft of an animal from a premises in Athassel Abbey, Golden, County Tipperary.

"The theft occurred sometime between 6pm on December 4 and 10am on December 5 and Gardaí are appealing for information."

Clares Rocket was among the leading fancies for next year's English Greyhound Derby.


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