IRELAND’S DERBY CHALLENGE – QUARTER-FINAL BREAKDOWN

Ian Fortune

In normal circumstances, Ireland providing three of the four quarter final winners would be seen as a reason to be joyous but we also lost a number of high-profile challengers.

In all, Ireland is responsible for four of the twelve semi-finalists in the Star Sports/ TRC English Derby.

Number of Irish trained winners in quarter finals:

3 from a possible 4 (Ireland had a runner each of the 4 heats)

Number of Irish trained qualifiers:

4

Breakdown of Irish qualifiers:

Paul Hennessy (2)

Priceless Jet

Hello Hammond

Peter Cronin (1)

Kildare

Graham Holland (1)

Romeo Magico

WHERE THE IRISH FINISHED:

A full breakdown of where the 10 Irish trained greyhounds finished in the quarter finals. 

Saturday (10 runners)

Heat 1

1st Priceless Jet

2nd Kildare

6th Cape Cloud

Heat 2

1st Hello Hammond

5th Ballinabola Ed

6th Ballymac Fairone

Heat 3

1st Romeo Magico

5th Bobsleigh Dream

Heat 4

4th Singalong Sally

5th Ballymac Belvult