The Irish Greyhound Board (IGB) has undertaken before the High Court not to hold a hearing today over findings a champion dog had traces of cocaine metabolite in its system, pending further proceedings.
Fri, 01 Dec, 2017
Thu, 10 Nov, 2016
The final of the Red Mills Open Unraced Stake, worth €6,000 to the winner, was the main attraction on the ten race card at Curraheen Park on Saturday night with victory going to the 5/4 favourite Burgess Dubh (Hondo Black-Borna Luck) before a big crowd in 28.57 on a surface rated .10 fast for 525 and .05 for 330.
Mon, 15 Aug, 2016
Mon, 06 Jun, 2016
Following a meeting between the greyhound industry, the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine (DAFM) and welfare members of the International Greyhound Forum (represented by Dogs Trust and the ISPCA), it was re-iterated that the well-being of greyhounds, including their physical and social environment, is at the core of Ireland’s greyhound industry.
Sat, 28 May, 2016
After a brilliant effort in the semi-finals, Ballyhooly Henry was lumbered with odds-on favouritism for Saturday night’s final of the Gain Dog Foods Open 600 at Shelbourne Park, and Tom O’Neill’s powerful tracker did not disappoint.
Mon, 02 May, 2016
The exciting Clares Rocket is a short-priced favourite to land the €80,000 winner’s cheque in next weekend’s final of the Con and Annie Kirby Memorial at Limerick stadium following a brilliant run in Saturday night’s semi-finals.
Mon, 04 Apr, 2016
Thu, 31 Mar, 2016
Former track record holder Quietly can emerge victorious from tonight’s final of the Greyhound and Pet World Supersprint at Curraheen Park, which is, unquestionably, one the best two-bend races ever run at this track.
Sat, 12 Mar, 2016
Rastafari Vic hasn’t been seen in action at Curraheen since his exploits in the Laurels earlier in the year, but he should make a winning return in race nine, which is the last of six heats of the Greyhound & Pet World A1 525, which has a winner’s prize of €5,000.
Sat, 08 Aug, 2015
The Burgess A1 Puppy Stake was the feature on Saturday night’s programme at Curraheen, and victory went to the sponsors, JJ Fennelly and Sheila Spillane, Killeagh, with 5-2 chance Burgess Tadhg (Ace Hi Rumble – Dower Twilight).
Mon, 20 Jul, 2015
The Red Mills Unraced Bitch Stake series, run in conjunction with the individual track supporters’ clubs, continues be a great success, and last Friday night’s victory for Badminton Rossa, in the Youghal renewal, was further testament to that.
Thu, 09 Jul, 2015
Two finals and the first round of the Barry’s Tea Open 750 dominated proceedings on Saturday’s card at Curraheen, and the Brendan Maunsell-trained Fire Height Amy signalled her classic intentions with a best-of-the-round performance in the last of the six-bend heats.
Mon, 25 May, 2015
New regulations introduced with regard to the export of dogs to other EU member states have been causing real concern to people in the greyhound industry and, in response to that, a meeting of many affected was held at Horse And Jockey Hotel last Wednesday night.
Sat, 21 Feb, 2015