SUPERB FRIDAY NIGHT FARE AT SHELBOURNE

Ian Fortune

3 December 2022

Friday’s action at Shelbourne Park provided some outstanding racing as the Dublin Cup got underway, while the two remaining races were valuable finals won in superb fashion by Mustang Thiago and Verratti.


CON HAS A REAL PROSPECT IN SUNSHINE

Ian Fortune

3 December 2022

Con Guiney seems to have unearthed another potential star in the form of Walkinonsunshine.


ORANGE WITH A JUICY DISPLAY

Ian Fortune

3 December 2022

Orange Eimear is clearly a young bitch to follow after posting a stunning 28.22 at Drumbo Park on Friday night in what was just her second career start and her first over four bends.


PATS BEST AT GALWAY

Peter Farrell

3 December 2022

There was an eleven race card down for decision at Galway Greyhound Stadium last night and the quickest of the session was Pats Angela who excelled brilliantly to win race six.


DEFOE SCORES ON 100TH CAREER START

Peter Farrell

28 November 2022

It’s a rarity for any greyhound to hit three figures in terms of career starts but that was the feat achieved by Slaneyside Defoe last night at Clonmel Greyhound Stadium.


BOBBY BLAST RIVALS IN BURGESS DECIDER

Ian Fortune

26 November 2022

He may have finished second in each of his three previous career outings but Blackstone Bobby chose the right time to open his account as he came home clear in the final of the Burgess Kennels ON2 at Kilkenny on Friday night.


HEATHCLIFF PRODUCES A CAREER BEST DISPLAY

Ian Fortune

26 November 2022

Whether Paula Heffernan’s Heathcliff is named after Emily Bronte’s tortured antihero or the carton cat scarcely matters.


A FANTASTIC FRIDAY AT SHELBOURNE

Ian Fortune

19 November 2022

For the second week running, Shelbourne Park hosted a tremendous card on Friday packed with sweepstake action.


FABULOUS FRIDAY NIGHT FARE AT SHELBOURNE

Ian Fortune

12 November 2022

With three finals up for decision, the opening round of the Gold Collar and the semi-finals of a sweepstake, Friday’s action at Shelbourne Park certainly wasn’t boring. Indeed, from start to finish, the racing was of a high quality with a number of memorable displays.


GREAT ENTERTAINMENT AT KILKENNY

Ian Fortune

12 November 2022

There was plenty to entertain at Kilkenny on Friday night. Obviously, the semi finals of the valuable Deadly Kennels A2 525 were the feature but there was some superb racing to back it up.


MARLEY FASTEST AS SWEEPSTAKE ACTION DOMINATES CLONMEL CARD

Peter Farrell

5 November 2022

It’s a busy time at Clonmel recently with the Munster Juvenile Cup currently taking place but there were some quality performances also on show last night as the opening round heats of two other sweepstakes took centre stage


ABIGAIL TAKES FRIDAY’S FEATURE AT HQ

Ian Fortune

5 November 2022

Abigails Fantasy followed up a superb semi-final success to capture the feature of Friday’s action at Shelbourne Park, the final of the Retired Greyhound Trust A3 525.


OPERA ON TUNE AT KILKENNY

Ian Fortune

5 November 2022

Priceless Opera was again the stand out performer on the track at Kilkenny on Friday evening as he posted a fastest of the night 28.90 in the second round of the Deadly Kennels A2 525 to continue his rise up the ranks.


BACK-TO-BACK FOR BREDAS

Peter Farrell

29 October 2022

The Clonmel Unraced Bitch Stake has proved to be highly competitive thus far and last night’s semi finals were again of top quality as Bredas Wood went narrowly quickest for the second week running.


WHYAYE FLIES IN MERRIMAN MEMORIAL

Ian Fortune

29 October 2022

In his relatively short career, Whyaye Man has always given the impression he had pace to burn and on Friday night at Shelbourne Park he rewarded those that spotted his talent early with a stunning display or front running as he set a strong standard in the semi-finals of the Paddy Merriman Memorial A1.


OPERA ON TUNE AT KILKENNY

Ian Fortune

29 October 2022

There were some fine displays in the opening round of the Deadly Kennels A2 525 at Kilkenny on Friday night but the undoubted star was Priceless Opera as she became the only heat winner to dip under 29 seconds, posting a rapid 28.81 in the final heat.


BERMUDA DOES IT

Ian Fortune

15 October 2022

Drumdoit Bermuda completed a wonderful return from a career threatening injury to land the valuable Upcoming Events A2 decider at Shelbourne Park on Friday night.


IT’S THE LEAHY SHOW AT KILKENNY

Ian Fortune

15 October 2022

The Kilkenny Track A3 continued on Friday evening with six greyhounds progressing to next weekend’s €5,000 to the winner decider.


OREO SETS THE STANDARD IN CLONMEL BITCH STAKE

Peter Farrell

15 October 2022

The opening round heats of the Deerjet Sydney & Glengar Bale @ Stud Unraced Bitch stake got underway at Clonmel Greyhound Stadium last night and it was Deelish Oreo who set the standard for owner Mary Kennedy.


KINDLING BURNS BRIGHT AT KILKENNY

Ian Fortune

8 October 2022

Mister Kindling was the undoubted star of Friday’s action at Kilkenny as he posted a rapid 28.86 to set the standard in the second round of the valuable Kilkenny Track A3 525.


UP IN STYLE LOOKS SPECIAL

Ian Fortune

8 October 2022

It seems safe to suggest that Up In Style is ready for a move into top company after completing the most facile path through the RCÉ ON2/ON3 525 at Newbridge on Friday evening.


ALEX LOOKS A PROSPECT

Ian Fortune

8 October 2022

Abigails Alex produced a big run at Shelbourne Park on Friday evening to take the feature, the final of the WWW.GRIRELAND.IE A3 525.


SID LANDS MEANEY MEMORIAL AT KILKENNY

Ian Fortune

1 October 2022

A mighty impressive burst of early speed allowed Glenquain Sid emerge a tremendous winner of the Peter Meaney Memorial ON2 on Friday night.


LEGOLAS GOES QUICK AT HQ

Ian Fortune

1 October 2022

Friday night’s action at Shelbourne Park was of a good standard, although there was one standout display in the semi-finals of the grireland.ie A3 525 as Legolas posted a brilliant 28.19, perhaps announcing himself as a potential star of the future.


UP IN STYLE IMPRESSES AGAIN

Ian Fortune

1 October 2022

Pat and Alan Dobbs will be delighted with the progress of their latest recruit Up In Style as she posted a rapid 28.49 at Newbridge on Friday night in the semi-finals of the RCÉ ON2/ON3 525.