Six greyhounds and their assigned clubs will take to the traps with glory in their sights in the final of the Con and Annie Kirby Memorial Stake 2019 this Saturday at Limerick Greyhound Stadium.
Wed, 17 Apr, 2019
Shelbourne Park continues to be deprived of racing, as news of the sale of Harold’s Cross, and unconfirmed rumours that an industry currently in debt to the tune of more than €20m could be set to continue debt-free, has failed to raise the spirits of protestors, who mourn the loss of an historic stadium and despise the manner in which it was whipped from under their feet.
Thu, 11 May, 2017
The trainer of champion greyhound Clares Rocket, who was dramatically found alive and well after been kidnapped and held for a ransom, broke down in tears of joy having been reunited with the dog, and declared: “It’s like winning the Derby again.”
Thu, 08 Dec, 2016
Thu, 10 Nov, 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
Joshuas Prince gets the nap to take the fourth race at Curraheen, where the final of the Two Wheel Training A2 525 is the feature. As a January ’12 whelp with only six runs under his belt, he has clearly had his issues, but the few opportunities we have had to see him have indicated plenty of speed.
Sat, 16 Apr, 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
Not only did Hee Haws Sheriff claim the scalp of kennel companion Quietly in the opening quarter-final of the Greyhound & Petworld Supersprint on Saturday night at Curraheen Park, the Ian Reilly-trained runner also knocked nine spots off the track record which his kennelmate set just seven days previously.
Mon, 29 Feb, 2016
Mon, 08 Feb, 2016
Mon, 18 Jan, 2016
Mon, 14 Dec, 2015
The late absence of reigning champ Laughil Blake was the only disappointment in the first round of the Boylesports.com Irish Greyhound Derby, from which Ballymac Matt emerged with reputation most enhanced following his scintillating 29.43 success on Thursday.
Mon, 17 Aug, 2015
Ballydoyle Honey’s domination of the bitches’ division continued on Saturday night as Alison Coxon’s remarkable racer broke 28.00 for the second time, when running away with her quarter-final heat of the Sporting Press Irish Oaks at Shelbourne Park.
Mon, 08 Jun, 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
The Laurels final went off well, with a performance befitting a champion, and now the Curraheen wagon rolls on to the Barry’s Tea, which starts in little more than a week. Entries for that stake close next Tuesday, May 19, with the heats four days later.
Thu, 14 May, 2015
Following last week’s brilliant run in the semi-finals of the Con and Annie Kirby Memorial at Limerick, it’s hard to look beyond Rural Hawaii in tonight’s decider for the €80,000-to-the-winner stake.
Sat, 04 Apr, 2015